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.
If you look carefully at this data from the New Jersey MLS you’ll see that higher priced homes sold well.
My best advice in how to hire a contractor is to check out as thoroughly as you can any contractor you consider.
Public Service Electric and Gas is giving Bergen County trees a haircut this year. PSEG has begun a year long effort to prune trees in Bergen County because of what happened last year. They want to avoid damage to power lines during future major winter storms. 2011 was a challenging year. We had an early… Read more »
The New Jersey Association of Realtors publishes a report every year on the characteristics of people who buy and sell homes in New Jersey. The National Association of Realtors has it’s own buyer and seller profile but naturally that’s on a national scale. I prefer to use the New Jersey Home Buyer Profile report because it focuses… Read more »
The closest winter sports facility to New York City is right here in Bergen County at Campgaw Mountain Reservation. Only 18 miles from the George Washington Bridge, Campgaw is run by the Bergen County Department of Parks and has it all – you can ski, snowboard and tube down the mountain day and night. There’s… Read more »