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C19 Open Discussion Week 18

From Curbed: No, Manhattan Home Prices Are Not Plummeting For anyone shopping in Manhattan, the opportunity for a discount seemingly presented itself last week: A Douglas Elliman report revealed that the median price for Manhattan home sales in the second quarter of … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 17b

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C19 Open Discussion Week 17

From CBS News: Hoboken Mayor Confirms Highest 2-Day Total Of New COVID-19 Cases Since Mid-May While coronavirus numbers have been trending down in the tri-state area, there’s concern about a recent spike in some places, especially as crowds gather to … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 16c

From Bloomberg: Manhattan Home Sales Fall Most on Record in Locked-Down Quarter Manhattan home sales plunged the most on record in the second quarter, while New York was shut down to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Purchases of co-ops and … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 16b

From CNBC: Pending home sales spike a record 44.3% in May, as homebuyers rush back into the market Pending home sales spiked a stunning 44.3% in May compared with April, according to the National Association of Realtors. That is the … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 16

Four months since we started this discussion… From CNBC: New Jersey governor: ‘I believe we will be back in school’ this fall with coronavirus protocols New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy told CNBC on Friday he thinks K-12 schools in the … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 15b

From NJ Business Magazine: Pandemic Drives Manhattanites’ Moves to New Jersey New Yorkers concerned about contracting coronavirus in their apartment buildings’ elevators and who have been working from home in small-but-expensive apartments are fleeing to northern New Jersey’s suburbs, according … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 15

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C19 Open Discussion Week 14c

From Bloomberg: Suburban New Jersey Homes Headed for Biggest Price Increase Since 2005 Pandemic-weary New Yorkers, eager to escape the confines of city living, may push up suburban New Jersey home prices by the most in 16 years. That’s the … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 14b

From the Star Ledger: N.J. to borrow $1.7B from feds to pay unemployment benefits  New Jersey will borrow $1.7 billion from the federal government to replenish the unemployment fund that’s paid out more than $2.1 billion in benefits to workers who lost … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 14

From the Star Ledger: Asbury Park sued by state over indoor dining defiance Two days after Asbury Park revealed it would violate Gov. Phil Murphy’s coronavirus lockdown orders and allow restaurants to offer indoor dining starting Monday, Murphy announced Friday the state was suing the … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 13c

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C19 Open Discussion Week 13b

From NJ101.5: ‘Reopen our economy now’ — Mayors complain that NJ moving too slow Mayors of 20 of Ocean County’s 33 municipalities sent a letter Friday to Murphy calling on him to “open our economy now,” complaining that the Democratic … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 13

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C19 Open Discussion Week 12c

New Jersey is going to mortgage your house to pay for Coronavirus. From Law360: NJ $5B Bond Bill Includes Statewide Property Tax Trigger A New Jersey bill advancing in the Assembly would allow the state to issue $5 billion in … Continue reading

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