Category Archives: Humor

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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Huh?

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Zillow liberates data, dirty Realtors fight back

From HousingWire: Here is the latest Realtor.com attack aimed at Zillow Realtor.com’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 Philly.com: 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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Hipsters hate Yuppies

You are fooling nobody bud, you are clearly a hipster in a yuppie disguise. Also, be it noted, white men can’t tag. From the Jersey Journal: Photos show alleged vandal behind ‘Go home yuppie scum’ graffiti in Jersey City Police … Continue reading

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How to win a bidding war? – 9 tips from a f*cking idiot

From Housingwire: How to win a bidding war in today’s outrageous housing market 1. Offer Full Price or More. Money is a major factor in a seller’s decision, but not the only one. Holy shit – what are we paying … Continue reading

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Unicorns on Myspace will save the NJ housing market

From HousingWire: 4 reasons New Jersey housing is set to boom It is obvious that the Great Recovery has impacted regions in the U.S. unevenly. One local market has had more to deal with than others: the state of New … Continue reading

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Why is anyone surprised?

From the LA Times: Inaccurate Zillow ‘Zestimates’ a source of conflict over home prices WWhen “CBS This Morning” co-host Norah O’Donnell asked the chief executive of Zillow recently about the accuracy of the website’s automated property value estimates — known … Continue reading

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New rule of real estate … Starbucks, Starbucks, Starbucks.

From Quartz: Confirmed: Starbucks knows the next hot neighborhood before everybody else does What fuels gentrification? The answer is the same thing that fuels the rest of us: coffee. But not just any old cup o’ joe. Starbucks, the iconic … Continue reading

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