Category Archives: Humor

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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SNOW MY GOD

Looks like a complete bust for NJ. From the Star Ledger: Blizzard likely a bust as snow projections cut in half, forecasters apologize The first major snow event 2015 will still have a substantial impact in New Jersey, but for … Continue reading

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Blizzardastrophe Open Discussion

From the Record: With predictions of snow accumulations ranging up to 3 feet, people across North Jersey started preparing Sunday for The Big One, snatching snow shovels and ice-melting supplies from store shelves and forming long lines at supermarket checkout … Continue reading

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Sorry, couldn’t help myself…

From the Star Ledger: Snooki buys new $2.6M Florham Park home Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi is expanding her real estate portfolio. The “Jersey Shore” alum purchased a $2.6 million home in Florham Park with her husband Jionni LaValle, property records show. … Continue reading

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Top 10 in NJ? WTF?

Another mind numbing “top 10” list from Movoto: The 10 Best Places To Live In New Jersey 1. Fair Lawn 2. Edison 3. Westfield 4. East Brunswick 5. North Brunswick 6. Wayne 7. Toms River 8. West Orange 9. Hoboken … Continue reading

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By the hour

From HousingWire: Realtors don’t deserve 3% commission? Should Realtors and other real estate agents be just paid hourly, or should we stick with the 3% commission? … Some posts on other forums suggest paying Realtors by the hour. Really? Really. … Continue reading

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Housing market in NJ haunted?

From the APP: Toms River still haunted by ‘Amityville Horror’ For some Toms River residents, the filming of Amityville Horror in the late 1970s and its subsequent and less memorable sequels of the 1980s, was in fact a real life … Continue reading

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Oh hell no

This one was completely random, caught my eye scrolling through news stories this morning, from CNN: Straight out of a nightmare: 5,000 brown recluse spiders inside home A home in an upscale Weldon Spring neighborhood that has been overrun by … Continue reading

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Mickey Mouse Deadbeat Renters 1936

Mickey and Donald miss 6 months of rent payments then avert the Sheriff Sale by packing up their belongings and skipping out the back door. The more things change…

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Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous

From the Star Ledger: Snooki’s and JWoww’s Jersey City ‘Guidette Barbie house’ for sale Jersey City’s very own south Jersey Barbie dream house is now on the market. The one-time home of Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi and Jenni “JWoww” Farley near … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, North Jersey Real Estate | 97 Comments

Mr. Makowsky builds his dream house

From the NYT: A ‘Money Pit’ No More The Long Island mansion used for “The Money Pit,” the 1986 comedy starring Tom Hanks and Shelley Long about the ultimate fixer-upper fiasco, is poised to go on the market for $12.5 … Continue reading

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Most exciting places in Jersey? Discuss.

From Movoto: These Are The 10 Most Exciting Places In New Jersey If you’re in New Jersey and you’re bored, you’re obviously doing something wrong. Just look around—this state is absolutely full of awesome places to be and awesome things … Continue reading

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Midweek Laugh (or Cry)

From AOL Money UK: Posh car ‘pushes up house prices’ Having a posh car in the driveway can push up property prices, according to a survey. As many as a third of people reckon having a luxury motor outside their … Continue reading

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Northern New Jersey Snowblower Report

Open discussion about snow removal, mass transit, traffic, collapsed roofs, ice dams, broken pipes, snow drifts, end of the world. I should have stayed in Key West.

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Loveshack case gets more interesting

From the Record: Real estate agent, accused of having sex in Wayne client’s home, claims extortion in countersuit Pay me $990,000 or have your love nest exposed and your reputation destroyed. That’s the choice a Wayne real estate agent claims … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, New Jersey Real Estate | 94 Comments