Dumont NJ Sets Itself Apart Using Video Promotion

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Dumont NJ Sets Itself Apart Using Video Promotion If you want to know about a location, a great place to go is a town’s website.  While most towns have plenty of information there for you, none have used video technology to promote themselves the way you’ll see it done on Dumont’s website. Dumont has an entire section on it’s site devoted to a series of videos promoting all that Dumont has to offer.   If…

Dumont Day Celebrates Dumont’s Great Spirit

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Dumont Day Celebrates Dumont’s Great Spirit On Saturday September 10th, hundreds of people will come to Memorial Park in Dumont, New Jersey, to celebrate together at the annual Dumont Day Extravaganza.  From 10 am through 6 pm there will be all sorts of activities, rides, vendors, food and entertainment from tap dancing to music.  Although this is a family oriented event, there is something for everyone to enjoy  . One of the…

The Credit Suisse Report – Pricing Remains Under Pressure

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Credit Suisse Bank has a really neat way of looking at the local housing market – they send out a monthly questionaire to top real estate agents on over 40 housing markets in the US.  As one of the agents surveyed by Credit Suisse, I get the these reports and find them to be very valuable. The Credit Suisse  “Monthly Survey of Real Estate Agents”  for the New York – Northern New Jersey…

How To Find A Home Inspector

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How To Find A Home Inspector Whether you’re buying a home in Cresskill, Tenafly, Teaneck, Englewood or anywhere else in Bergen County, you need to do a home inspection.  Once Attorney Review is completed and you have a firm purchase contract on your new home, often the next step is to do the home inspection.  How to find a home inspector is often a big concern. This is because this is when…

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 didn’t move much either.  It rose by only 2% in 2010 to $500,710.  This is…

How are Dumont Homes Doing?

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Dumont homes are always in demand; the Dumont real estate market is one of the most active in Bergen County.  Not only is there a lot of “in house” demand, Dumont also represents a lot of value for out of town home buyers too. Even with a population of 16,590 people, Dumont is decidedly small town in it’s feeling with a strong community spririt and well attended town events that bring folks…

The Bergen County Zoo Turns 50!

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If you’re in Bergen County next Saturday, come to the Bergen County Zoo and enjoy a special day there – it’s the zoo’s 50th anniversary.  To celebrate, the zoo is offering free admission to all Bergen County residents from 10 am to 1 pm on Saturday August 14th.  Non residents will have a small fee. With over 500 animals, a train, carousel, and pony rides, the zoo is a favorite spot for…

Affordable Dumont Rocks! A Bergen County Value For Buyers

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Affordable Dumont rocks!  It truly is a Bergen County value for buyers.  I’ll explain why. Crunching numbers to analyze the real estate market has taught me a lot. Over the years, I’ve found that the relationship between the number of homes for sale and under contract is a great indicator of how the housing market is doing. When that ratio is 2:1, the housing market is strong. Ok, I know, it’s…