6 Months Down – How Are We Doing in Bergen County?

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 Now that we’re halfway through the year, I took a quick look at the New Jersey MLS data.  Here is what I found for Bergen County single family homes – In spite of a woefully low number of available homes, sales are up 13% over last year (from 2,265 sales to 2,559).  A 13% gain means that demand is soaring and that’s great. Homes are selling quicker this year –…

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 view of home prices. What she found is very interesting and positive.  Comparing the real…

Bergen County Real Estate – How’s the 1st quarter looking?

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The figures are in and the real estate market in Bergen County is doing OK.  It’s still a buyer’s market for homes but you can see some signs of improvement with Bergen County real estate. In January I had written that the real estate market in Bergen County would shift during the 4th quarter of 2009 and stabilize.  From then on for a few years we would be working in…