5 Sandburg Court in Teaneck NJ

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5 Sandburg Court is a glorious townhouse in the exclusive community of The Courts at Glenpointe.  Glenpointe is a small complex.  As a result  you may not know about it.  Allow me to tell you all about it. Glenpointe Glenpointe is an ambitious project created in the early 1980’s by Alfred Sanzari.  It incorporates 3 separate sections – The Glenpointe Hotel, Glenpointe office complex The Courts at Glenpointe  town home…

2019 Free Summer Concerts

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It’s that time of year again.  Summer is here and with it are the 2019 free summer concerts.  Here is a lineup of 2019 free summer concerts for you – Bergen County Bergen County has an amazing assortment of summer activities.  This is titled Music & Movies in the Park with concerts held at Wortendyke Barn Museum (Music in the Barn) in Park Ridge, Overpeck Park Amphitheater in Leonia (Terrific…

Teaneck May Soon Have A Dog Park

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For 7 years the topic of an unleashed dog park has been discussed in Teaneck NJ.  If you own a Teaneck home and have a dog, only one park allows dogs:  Windsor Park where your dog must be kept on a leash.  As a result, there are no unleashed dog parks in the Township of Teaneck. While Bergen County has several county run dog parks, Teaneck truly needs one of it’s own…

The Teaneck Public Library Is Closing For 2 Weeks

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If you own a Teaneck home, I’m sure you go to the town’s outstanding public library.  While growing up in Leonia, I spent many happy hours in the Leonia Public Library but the Teaneck Public Library is much bigger.  As a result, I often went there to do research for my high school reports. I make it a point to drives customers by the Teaneck Public Library when showing homes in town. …

The Garage Theater Group in Teaneck

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  Live theater is alive and well in Bergen County.  No matter where you live from Ridgewood to Fort Lee or from Bergenfield to Mahwah, every Bergen County homeowner is within a 15 minute drive to a live local theater. Teaneck has 2 major artistic entities – The Garage Theater Group and The Puffin Foundation.  The Garage Theater Group has been presenting live theater since 1993 and is located in the Fairleigh Dickinson…

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…

Make That Red Brick Fireplace Beautiful

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Make That Red Brick Fireplace Beautiful Does this look familiar?  If it does, then you”re like many people who’ve bought an older, charming colonial home in Bergen County.  Along with the home you got a red brick fireplace in the living room that you figured you’d fix in the future.  This is often seen in towns with large inventories of charming colonial homes like Tenafly or Teaneck or Ridgewood.  An article I…