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C19 Open Discussion Week 59b

Updated Vaccination by Age Range for NJ:Morning of 4/19 vs Morning of 4/22 At Least 1 DoseTotal Pop: 8.9mTotal 1st Doses: 3.9m – 44% of total pop (Up from 43%) – Bloomberg reporting 47% 16-17 – 230k population – 39k … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 59

From the Star Ledger: It’s Game of Homes in N.J.’s wild real estate market Last week’s Letter From Your Editor included a note about how our reporters were looking into the residential real estate market in New Jersey and looking for agents, … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 58b

How hot is NJ’s spring real estate market? Cash offers, bidding wars, forgone inspections With two children and a third on the way, Heather and Patrick Healy decided their 1,900-square-foot home in New Providence was just too small. Knowing the … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 58

Updated Vaccination by Age Range for NJ:Morning of 4/9 vs Morning of 4/12 At Least 1 DoseTotal Pop: 8.9mTotal 1st Doses: 3.4m – 38% of total pop (Up from 32%)18-29 – 1.4m population – 306k dosed – 22% 1 Dose … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 57b

Updated Vaccination by Age Range for NJ:Afternoon of 4/5 vs Morning of 4/9 At Least 1 DoseTotal Pop: 8.9mTotal 1st Doses: 3.2m – 36% of total pop (Up from 34%)18-29 – 1.4m population – 288k dosed – 21% 1 Dose … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 57

Will we recover the other half? From ROI-NJ: N.J. has recovered half of jobs lost to pandemic New Jersey employment grew slightly in February, but it was enough for the state to now have recovered more than half of the … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 56c

Weekly COVID Vaccine Allocations – New Jersey

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C19 Open Discussion Week 56b

From the Star Ledger: American Dream mega mall owners default on loan. Lenders to take stake in its other properties. Lenders behind the American Dream mega mall project are in the final stages of taking a 49% stake in two … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 56

From Mansion Global: ‘Concerning’ Rise in U.S. Home Prices as Median Reaches Record High Low supply and high demand have pushed U.S. home prices to record levels during the Covid-19 pandemic.  The median sale price for a home in the … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 55b

So much traffic…

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C19 Open Discussion Week 55

From ABC 7: Home prices on Long Island skyrocket due to high demand, low inventory The median home selling price on Long Island rose by at least $73,000 throughout the last year, according to broker listing database OneKey MLS, due … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 54b

From the Star Ledger: ‘Now is the time’ for schools to reopen, Murphy says as pressure mounts  Gov. Phil Murphy urged more New Jersey schools to return to in-person learning Wednesday, just days after rallying parents placed blame for lingering closures squarely at … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 54

From the Star Ledger: N.J. could soon face a historic housing crisis. A city devastated by COVID-19 might be the epicenter. Thousands of families forced from their homes. Homelessness at historic levels. A city already devastated by COVID-19 facing yet … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 53b

From Politico: Soaring home prices are starting to alarm policymakers  The booming housing market helped stave off economic collapse in 2020. But soaring prices are starting to worry policymakers, who fear the market could lock a generation of would-be buyers … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 53

From NJ Best: Trendy N.J. suburbs urbanites have their eye on thanks to the pandemic New Jersey is hot.  New Jersey real estate, that is.  Close observers of the housing market in the Garden State eagerly pointed out areas and … Continue reading

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