Category Archives: Humor

What did they really expect?

From HousingWire: “Pervasive culture of waste and abuse” discovered in Nevada Hardest Hit Fund program Thanks to what investigators are calling a “pervasive culture of waste and abuse,” millions of dollars from the federal government that were supposed to help … Continue reading

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Men, evidence that your wife should be responsible for picking your house

From the Philly Inquirer: Study: Homeownership favors men, but not in Pa., N.J. Homeownership is more profitable for men than for women, a study released Thursday by the real estate search engine RealtyTrac maintains. Analyzing 2.1 million single-family homes nationwide, … Continue reading

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Price Reduced! Frick Mansion Still Empty

With the Realtors posting snarky lowball pieces about overpriced NJ houses – maybe it is time to call it quits. From 6 Years Later, New Jersey’s Most Expensive Home Still Waiting for Its First Resident In this age of … Continue reading

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America hates New York City

Don’t read New Republic but this popped up on my feed this morning and I thought it was especially interesting in the wake of Cruz getting booted from NYC. From New Republic: New York Campaign Ads Are a Tale of … Continue reading

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Never going back again

New Jersey’s new state song: From the Record: 55-year fight to name a New Jersey state song gains traction Mascara, also known as Joseph Rocco Mascari of Phillipsburg, was a fixture at the State House for 55 years as he … Continue reading

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Real estate porn goes conservative

From Bloomberg: Home buyers in pricey markets are now scared to dream Rising home prices in hot housing markets are robbing buyers of a favorite pleasure: looking at pictures of homes they can’t afford. Or at least, that’s one way … Continue reading

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Zillow liberates data, dirty Realtors fight back

From HousingWire: Here is the latest attack aimed at Zillow’s latest attack at Zillow Group (ZG) took it to the streets, removing a house from the residential block by wrapping it in what they say is a real-life … Continue reading

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Even power plants get foreclosed on in Jersey

Not residential real estate, but how can I not post this fiasco of epic proportions. From Bank begins foreclosure on power plant at Revel A bank is foreclosing on the power plant at the center of a dispute that … Continue reading

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Going out in style!

From the NY Post: Couple’s ‘last hurrah’ bash at foreclosed Hamptons house A couple that has lived at a multimillion-dollar East Hampton mansion since it was foreclosed on in May 2014 were finally given the boot on Thursday — but … Continue reading

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HuffPo stands up for Jersey

From the Huffington Post: Strange Yet Interesting Facts About New Jersey New Jersey gets a bad rap. Sometimes referred to as “the armpit of America” by residents of other states, the peninsula is actually a pretty unique place that has … Continue reading

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Snippy maybe, perhaps Snooty, but never, ever, Snobby…

From the APP: Snobsville: Where are the snobbiest places in New Jersey? Here’s the Top 30: 1. Princeton 2. Chatham 3. Mendham 4. Edgewater 5. Glen Ridge 6. Bernardsville 7. Westfield 8. Hoboken 9. Summit 10. Oradell 11. Ridgewood 12. … Continue reading

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Always knew there was something strange about you

From NJ 101.5: Whoa, N.J.: You sure are naked a lot Real Estate company Trulia partnered with Whisper — an online community in which participants share their thoughts anonymously — and found New Jerseyans are more likely to parade around … Continue reading

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The difference between NJ and CA real estate

In NJ, if you have a stalker you can’t sell the house. In SF, if you find a dead body during the home inspection, nobody cares. From HousingWire: Corpse found in $1M San Francisco house for sale – Price could … Continue reading

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Yeah, New Jersey stinks. Stinks like money.

I hear people complain about the drive up or down 95, it stinks, dark and dank industrial wasteland. Miles and miles of warehouse, factory, smokestacks, power plants, shipping containers, garbage dumps. It’s beautiful. You can keep your scenic roadways and … Continue reading

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