Why This Is Important It is so important to improve your home’s curb appeal when selling your house. The moment your home comes into view it must sparkle in a home buyer’s eye. I wrote an article recently on the importance of front doors. In it I explain what happens when your front door has… Read more »
I always advise first time home buyers to start by investing in a two family home. It’s a highly competitive market but if you capture one, you’ll be so very glad you did.
Bergen County Homes For Sale Bergen County homes for sale is something I track as well as Bergen County closings. It’s important to look at both as well as homes going under contract. Timing is important too. House sales for the first quarter of any year tell us more about the year before than anything… Read more »
A Crown View Townhouse A Crown View townhouse is back on the market. I just re-listed 1091 Smith Manor Blvd at Crown View in West Orange NJ. This is a 3 bedroom 2.5 bath stand alone townhome with some nice custom touches. The kitchen has a center island, the family room has a built in… Read more »
2017 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers Who is buying homes for sale in Bergen County? You can find the answer in the National Association of Realtors annual Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers. The NAR has been publishing it’s Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers for 37 years now; this has become a very important… Read more »
Enthusiasm sells homes from Bergenfield to Tenafly and throughout Bergen County. Step forward into the real estate market positively. Enthusiasm is contagious so if you market a home with excitement it will radiate in the marketplace. I see so much negativity out there recently. It’s the wrong time of year. There’s snow on the ground. … Read more »
Jeffrey Otteau Jeffrey Otteau is one of the most astute analysts of the New Jersey housing market. I subscribe to his service and have been raving about him for years. He has always correctly analyzed the real estate market. Additionally he is often way ahead of everyone else. I like the fact that he is… Read more »
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 »
You put your home on the market for sale. It’s both an exciting and an anxious time. Expectations are running high. The buyer traffic is great. Showings happen several times each week. Then the phone call comes. Your agent has received an offer. You listen in disbelief. The offer is extremely low. Emotions rise immediately… Read more »