The First Half of this Year In Real Estate

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The first half of this year in real estate has been very strong.  We all know this from the media.  It seems every week there’s a report about how homes are selling.  Bergen County homes have been flying but there are some surprising trends. Home buyers and homeowners need to know what’s happening.  So does everyone else because real estate is so important.  It’s still one of the major drivers…

What’s The Difference Between Condos And Coops?

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What’s the difference between condos and coops?  This is a question I get so often from home buyers because it’s confusing.  A big reason why is because how they are displayed on line. They are jumbled in together under one search category.  Buyers almost always see this incorrectly.  It’s either all one or almost as a competition – apartment vs condo vs townhome.  Neither is right.   What’s the difference…

Mediterranean North Coop For Sale

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I just listed this 1 bedroom Mediterranean North coop for sale today.  If you don’t know about coops, go to my article about this type of residence.  Let’s start with an introduction to Mediterranean North. Mediterranean Tower North Med North is what most of call it but it’s really Mediterranean Tower North.  There’s actually 3 towers:  Med North, Med South and Med West.  All were coop hi rise buildings until…

Renting in Bergen County with a Dog or Cat

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Bergen County, like most other locations, is not an easy place to be a tenant if you have a dog or cat.  Unfortunately, too many irresponsible pet owners have made landlords leary of allowing any dogs or cats to be part of their tenant’s family.  With the increasing popularity of small dogs and the perception that they are less of a problem, such as a designer dog, you can find that…