Why The Future of Housing is Positive

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The future of housing is positive because of several fundamental reasons.  While the US economy is officially in a recession, this recession is very different. This Recession is Different How do you define a recession?  When you have 2 consecutive quarters of negative economic growth you’re in a recession. This one, however, is different. Begin… Read more »

Bergen County Real Estate – A First Quarter Report

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Bergen County real estate is important.  This is the largest county in New Jersey with 948,000+ people and we are one of the most affluent counties in the US.  What happens here influences everyone in the NYC metropolitan area.  The Bergen County housing market reflects the Tri-State economy and outlook.  So let’s take a look… Read more »

Bergen County Home Sales

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Now that we’re through May, it’s time to see how Bergen County home sales scored.  We’ll look at Bergen County homes in total and then go on to some individual towns.  All data is directly from the New Jersey MLS. Through May I can report the following comparing this year to 2015: Sales increased tremendously. … Read more »

1st Quarter Sales Are Up

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1st quarter sales are up compared to 2015 and by quite a good margin.  According to the New Jersey MLS data, 2016 sales are up an average of 21% over the number of sales we had last year.  In plain numbers we went from 1,740 in 2015 to 2,109 this year.  What’s even more impressive… Read more »