Bergen County Homes – Through March 15th

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The real estate market for Bergen County homes continues to improve.  Comparing 2012 to 2013 through March 15th, sales are up 9.6% (707 to 775) and homes under contract are up 16.5% (1,118 to 1,302).  Multiple offers are now commonplace and prices are rising in many towns.  Where prices are not rising, they are staying pretty even for the… Read more »

Bergen County Real Estate News

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Here’s some great Bergen County real estate news: The New Jersey MLS has some great statistical reports of how Bergen County real estate is doing.  Now that we’re through May, enough time has gone by to get a good idea of how the Bergen County housing market is doing. Here’s what the NJMLS data shows… Read more »

Rising Demand for Bergen County Multi Family Homes

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Rising Demand for Bergen County Multi Family Homes While everyone follows the single family housing market there’s another real estate market that’s also important – the multi family home market.  Quietly but steadily the demand for multi family homes has been increasing over the past 2 years.  This year it’s been picking up a lot of steam… Read more »

Bergen County Real Estate

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I know that many news reports are filled with gloom and doom about the housing market.  Many areas are still experiencing serious challenges with an over abundance of distressed properties.  We have distressed properties here too but Bergen County real estate is following a more positive path.   Let’s look at the facts.  According to New… Read more »

2009 to 2010 Residential Sales

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You won’t find tremendous differences when you compare 2009 to 2010 residential sales.  Let’s take a look at what the facts show us. The difference between 2009 and 2010 wasn’t much county wide.  According to the New Jersey MLS there were only 58 fewer units.  We had 7,315 in 2009  and 7,257 in 2010.  The average sales price… Read more »

Home Prices Are Up in Bergen

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The premier newspaper in Bergen County is the The Record.  Kathleen Lynn is one of their top reporters and she focuses on our real estate market.  Today Kathleen published a terrific article.  She went over figures from both Standard & Poor’s Case-Schiller index and the local Multiple Listing Services.  She gives you a very insightful… Read more »

Thinking of Buying a Westwood Home?

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If you’re a typical home buyer you’ll be on the web looking at all the real estate websites gathering information on homes for sale.  It’s really very easy to get plenty of information on the real estate market through the internet but its not very easy to get information on the communites where the homes are located or to get… Read more »