Category Archives: General

Ultramegasuperstorm of the Century Open Discussion

Armageddon Approacheth – Discuss

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Does real estate need an open bid system?

From HousingWire: Power of real estate listing agents questioned Real estate professionals who are watching housing bidding wars in places like California and Massachusetts are beginning to question whether real estate listing agents have too much power in the sales … Continue reading

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Should you test drive before you buy?

From the NYT: Trial by Rental The desire to test-drive the suburbs by renting is understandable. For most families, buying a house is the largest investment they will ever make. In a time of economic uncertainty, with employment continuing to … Continue reading

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The ‘burbs ain’t dead yet

From the NYT: Old Neighborhood, New Life EMILY De NICOLO has lived in Manhattan for the last 14 years. But as she and her husband, Jay Della Monica, prepare for the arrival of their first child, in August, city life … Continue reading

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Been a while since the last … Weekend Open Discussion

This is the time and place to post observations about your local areas, comments on news stories or the New Jersey housing market, open house reports, etc. If you have any questions you wanted to ask earlier in the week … Continue reading

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Predictions 2012!

This is becoming a tradition around here, so here we go again! You know how this works, break out the crystal balls and prognosticate. Ground Rules Review the Predictions 2011! thread, and if you did make a prediction, please post … Continue reading

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Snoctobergeddon Open Discussion

This is the time and place to post observations about your local areas, comments on news stories or the New Jersey housing market, open house reports, etc. If you have any questions you wanted to ask earlier in the week … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irene Open Discussion

From the Record: Hurricane warning issued for NJ; Irene weakens slightly to Category 2 From the Star Ledger: N.J. braces for Hurricane Irene’s wrath as officials warn of high winds, heavy flooding and possible power outages From the APP: Shore’s … Continue reading

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It’s the end of the world as we know it (and the weekend open discussion)

Flash! Armageddonbow spotted in Northern NJ at 6pm this evening! The end of the world is surely upon us (or G-d just has a sense of humor) This is the time and place to post observations about your local areas, … Continue reading

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“Not in this decade”

From the APP: Real estate rebound will require jobs, time New Jersey real estate pros are reading tea leaves, searching for positive signs — anything remotely positive, really — that point to a rebound in the state’s tortured housing market. … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, General, Housing Bubble, New Jersey Real Estate | 197 Comments

Weekend Open Discussion

This is the time and place to post observations about your local areas, comments on news stories or the New Jersey housing market, open house reports, etc. If you have any questions you wanted to ask earlier in the week … Continue reading

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Snowmageddon Open Discussion

This is the time and place to post observations about your local areas, comments on news stories or the New Jersey housing market, open house reports, etc. If you have any questions you wanted to ask earlier in the week … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Open Discussion

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! —————————– This is the time and place to post observations about your local areas, comments on news stories or the New Jersey housing market, open house reports, etc. If you have any questions you wanted to ask … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Discussion

This is the time and place to post observations about your local areas, comments on news stories or the New Jersey housing market, open house reports, etc. If you have any questions you wanted to ask earlier in the week … Continue reading

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Remember 9-11

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