What Is Attorney Review About?

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What is Attorney Review about?  While I’m not an attorney, I’ll explain it from a real estate agent’s viewpoint.  Only an attorney can fully explain the legalities on this. Because so many home buyers and sellers don’t understand this at all, I thought an agent review would help you.  Again, only an attorney can properly advise and explain this. Buying A Home in New Jersey Buying a home in New…

2 Bedroom Rental in Bogota NJ

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I just listed a 2 bedroom rental in Bogota tonight at $1,950 per month.  It’s not your typical 2 bedroom apartment because it has a finished basement.  Location is 132 Queen Anne Road. The floor plan is great too.  You’ll find a typical 4 room 2 bedroom apartment on the 1st floor.  Downstairs is a rec room, extra room, bath and washer/dryer hookups.  As a result you have a lot…

Bergen County NJ Homes Report

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It might seem early for a Bergen County NJ homes report since we’re only 60 days into 2021.  However the market has revealed itself already in several ways.  Let’s take a look at the following: 1.  New Listings 2.  Under Contract 3.  Fall Through Rate 4.  Absorption Rates   New Listings Bergen County NJ homes are not in good supply.  I thought 2020 was a problem because the inventory of…

Real Estate Is Not Slowing Down

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Real estate is not slowing down because a lot has changed fundamentally. New Jersey MLS We’ve had low inventory for quite a while.  Every year it gets worse.  2020 is is the worst ever.  Right now as I write to you, we have 1,910 single family homes on the market for sale.  While nearly 2,000 homes for sale might seem like a lot to you, it’s not.  It’s roughly half…

154 Charlotte Pl in Englewood Cliffs – Offered at $2,595,000

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I have an amazing property coming on the market this week in Englewood Cliffs.  While there are many beautiful homes in Englewood Cliffs, there is nothing even remotely comparable to 154 Charlotte Pl.  This elegantly sophisticated residence is also a warm and inviting home.  Built by the present owner in 2011 to exacting standards, every room is uniquely beautiful.  It’s a combination of exquisite custom touches, superior materials and fine…

419 Golf Course Drive in Leonia – New Listing & Open House Oct 4th Sunday 1-4

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419 Golf Course Drive in Leonia is on the market at $959,000.  While there are others in this price range, none have the value you’ll find here. Floor Plan Constructed in 1984 at the top of  prestigious Vreeland Hills in Leonia, this expansive home was very well designed.  There are actually 4 levels of living space and it all works.  I like to think of this as a combination of…

Bergen County Through August

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Looking at Bergen County through August tells us two things about the real estate market here.  Most importantly the market has fully recovered.  Also while it seemed at times over heated, we’re moving forward conventionally. New Jersey MLS Sales Using the New Jersey MLS Comparative Report, I can compare one year to another.  Because sales figures are not enough, I also look at under contract figures.  Using both gives you…

This Market Is Not Slowing Down

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This market is not slowing down.  While we had a surge of buyers in June and July, this real estate market is strong for fundamental reasons.  Want to know why?  Take a moment to read the article I wrote on this  So where does that leave you?  Let’s start at the beginning The 2020 Spring Market Remember the lock down?  Real estate closed along with the rest of the economy. …

June Sales Showed A Strong Recovery

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June sales showed a strong recovery according to data just released tonight by New Jersey Realtors.  I’ve been using their housing data for years and June’s real estate market report is very encouraging. Monthly Indicator Report Published every month, the Monthly Indicator Report is an excellent snapshot of how the housing market is doing.  Figures are for 1 year back (Monthly Snapshot) and a comparison to the month before (Indicator…

How Do You Win In This Real Estate Market?

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How do you win in this real estate market?  It takes more than learning about homes and how to write up an offer.  What’s required is a full preparation.  This is because when you find the house you want, you must act forcefully and immediately. If you read what I wrote in June, you’ll understand why this market is tough for you.  Since then it’s gotten tougher. Large scale NYC…