When you put all of this together with a location that is on top of Manhattan (we’re on the other side of the Hudson River from NYC), it is no wonder that Bergen County is one of the most sought after locations in the New York metropolitan area and that real estate here has always done better in holding its value.
The 2017 Bergen County real estate market had a unique combination of factors – zero increase in sales from the year before with price appreciation. In fact, much of what you’ll find is a mirror image of 2016. Home sales are nearly identical – 6915 in 2017 and 6920 in 2016. I think you’ll agree… Read more »
The value of a good home inspector cannot be understated. Home inspectors give you much more than an evaluation of a house.
Safe driving in the fall in Bergen County is different than at other times of the year. There are 3 reasons why.
Finding the best school for you is a major home buyer concern. When I’m showing homes I always get questions about the school district. Because most home buyers are young families, school is important. Bergen County has a well deserved reputation for having great public schools. As a result, we are a very popular destination… Read more »
I call these horrible people Mr Happy Banker because he tells you happy fairy tales or shoots rockets into the sky on TV. It’s all a big lie.
OK – here is some shameless promotion of my 2 new listings in Englewood 🙂 Both are both located in the Manor Area of Englewood. This is the northwest corner of Englewood which borders Teaneck and Tenafly. You will find Manor Road here so I guess that’s where the name comes from. It is a beautiful… Read more »
Mortgage rates today don’t matter tomorrow is very important to understand. Let’s look at this carefully. Do you know what the #1 mistake home buyers make when mortgage shopping? Mortgage rates. They simply don’t matter. Because this is true a great many home buyers, in my opinion, make mistakes in choosing a mortgage. Mortgage Rates – The #1 Mistake Buying… Read more »
Doing research on this sales report for Tenafly homes confirmed what I’d observed. New construction has been big and the number of sales is up. Let’s take a look at how 2017 compares to 2016 town wide through August: 27 more sales for a 22% increase (124 to 151) 24% less time on the market (95.2 to… Read more »
Here is my sold report for Bergenfield NJ homes using data from the New Jersey MLS. Bergenfield is a very popular location because of it’s strong school district and affordability. This report compares 2017 to 2016 through August. Single Family Homes 12 more sales for an 8% increase (157 to 169) 37% less time on the market… Read more »