Let’s Help Start The School Year Right in Bergen County

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School starts in just 7 weeks.  That’s right – less than 2 months from now.  Pretty soon you’ll see Back to School advertising and the annual stream of parents going to Staples buying new book bags, pencils, paper, etc for their children.  Looks pretty normal doesn’t it? Not if you are a parent who’s lost their job, on Medicaid because you’re really sick and don’t have health insurance or just…

School Board Elections Are Changing in New Jersey

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School Board Elections Are Changing in New Jersey School board elections in Bergen County and throughout New Jersey have been held on the 3rd Tuesday in April. Because they are a separate election apart from the general elections in November, they’ve never gotten the turn-out of the November elections and have been an extra expense. Starting in 2012 this is going to change for many New Jersey and Bergen County…

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…

18 Ridge Road, Cresskill, NJ – Classic Split Level Design

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In the world of Bergen County real estate, one of the most popular style of homes is the split level.  It’s efficient design, open floor plan, bright sunlit interior and uncomplicated mechanical systems makes these homes highly sought after by buyers.  Bergen County saw an explosion of split level home construction from 1960 through the mid 1970’s.  A wonderful example of the split level design is found in my listing…