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I’m not an economist – I’m just a real estate agent.  But, as opposed to what some of my friends will tell you, I am not crazy and I have a lot of common sense.  This is why what has happened makes no sense at all to me.  If only people had behaved responsibly there would be no sub prime mortgage mess. It all starts with the mortgage.  If you…

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Although it’s very early in the year we can still get an idea of the real estate market.  Here is what I’ve found: The spring market for real estate in Bergen County arrived in February.  We’ve noticed an increase in the number of buyer inquiries and in the number of people coming out on weekends to look at homes on Sunday afternoons which is pretty much what we expect every…

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Last summer I did something I thought I’d never ever do – I went to my high school reunion. It’s the oddest thing but during the past few years, we’ve all been finding each other again.  This is most definitely a very weird reaction to reaching the latter part of your middle age of life.   Not that all of us have separated from each other.  Among the advantages of living in…

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Here are some quick Bergen County facts to introduce you to us: 902,561 people – 234 Square Miles – Avg Family w/Children Income is $113,680 – 3,854 People Per Sq Mile 58.7% of us are married & 32.6% of us have children (no wonder we have so many parks & playgrounds) 90.1% of us have high school degrees and 42.9% of us have college degrees Jobs – 24.1 % Professional, 20% Service,…

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Greetings All and welcome to one of the most interesting and fun places to live in the New York City metropolitan area.  Bergen County NJ is at the north east corner of NJ next to the George Washington Bridge which means we’re on top of Manhattan.  Our homes are prized for our proximity to NYC our very strong school districts and our suburban lifestyle.  Even though Bergen County is one…