Category Archives: South Jersey Real Estate

Philly burbs on the verge of recovery?

From the Philly Inquirer: Suburbs boast best real estate market since recession, but don’t get too excited yet In a suburban real estate market described for years as sluggish, it might seem as if, finally, the region is experiencing the … Continue reading

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Hide the Zombies?

From the South Jersey Times: Don’t give N.J. zombie homes the upper hand Owing to its ongoing high rate of residential foreclosures, New Jersey has become known the Land of the Zombie Houses. If a just-filed lawsuit succeeds, the zombie … Continue reading

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Philly the reason for South Jersey’s slump?

From Philly.com: Despite vibrancy in Philly’s suburbs, home values still struggle If the massive cluster of new housing, shops, and restaurants rising in King of Prussia is any indication, the suburbs are as prosperous as ever. There, as elsewhere across … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Housing Recovery, South Jersey Real Estate | 9 Comments

Huh?

Oddest thing I’ve read in a long time, from StateTech (?): Atlantic City Aims to Revitalize by Attracting Tech Talent and Startups How do you redefine a city? It’s a daunting question, but one that Atlantic City, long viewed as … Continue reading

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Again … foreclosure isn’t the problem, it’s the solution.

From the Philly Inquirer: The foreclosure nightmare continues in New Jersey The neighborhood’s zombie has, at long last, made it through foreclosure and is on the market. A quick tour of the house, which was vacant for nearly 30 months, … Continue reading

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An affordable place in NJ?

From the Press of Atlantic City: Lower cost of living may be driving population migration to Cumberland County Robert Bruni’s dream of buying a house and owning a burger joint or deli fell victim to what he said was the … Continue reading

Posted in Demographics, Economics, South Jersey Real Estate | 47 Comments

Open your wallets, someone needs to bail out Atlantic City

From the Morning Call: Will demise of North Jersey casinos bring $100 million in new building at Bethlehem Sands? While the rest of the country was transfixed by the presidential race, Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem officials kept one eye on … Continue reading

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Looks like PA’s tax benefit is dead (good riddance)

From NJ Biz: Editorial: Christie makes right call to nix Pa. tax deal Gov. Chris Christie last week signaled he will end the income tax reciprocal agreement that New Jersey has shared with Pennsylvania for nearly 40 years. To quickly … Continue reading

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South Jersey recovery key for NJ

From the Press of Atlantic City: South Jersey real estate sales jumped last month, prices mixed Homes sold faster all over South Jersey last month, with the number of closed deals up sharply in most of the region from April … Continue reading

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South Jersey seeing no foreclosure recovery

From the Press of Atlantic City: South Jersey home sale prices hit by large distressed market South Jersey real estate continues to be hit hard by distressed properties, Atlantic County most of all. Lenders started foreclosure actions against 399 homeowners … Continue reading

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Can AC be saved?

From the Star Ledger: This N.J. area now ranks 5th in U.S. for vacant houses While the future of the ailing resort shore city rests in the hands of Trenton lawmakers, the local residential real estate is reeling. The Atlantic … Continue reading

Posted in Demographics, Economics, Employment, Foreclosures, Housing Recovery, Shore Real Estate, South Jersey Real Estate | 102 Comments

Flipping Revel?

From the Star Ledger: Revel owner trying to flip closed casino to new buyer, power company says The power company engaged in a prolonged legal battle over energy costs at the former Revel casino claims in a recent court filing … Continue reading

Posted in New Development, South Jersey Real Estate, Unrest | 139 Comments

Philly metro sees best spring market in years

From the Philly Inquirer: Region – especially Phila. – had a good spring for home sales Spring’s real estate market was the Philadelphia area’s best since the housing bubble burst in mid-2007, with significant increases in prices and sales volume … Continue reading

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South Jersey Foreclosures

From the Press of Atlantic City: Sheriff’s sales struggle to unload foreclosed properties The amount of distressed real estate is expected to increase as unemployed workers who lost jobs in 2014 fall behind on mortgage payments — and as the … Continue reading

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The Other New Jersey

From the Press of Atlantic City: Still dropping: Home prices struggle to recover from recession Robert Szostak is worried about how cheaply he must price his four-bedroom home in Middle Township before it sells. A few prospective buyers toured the … Continue reading

Posted in Demographics, Economics, Employment, Housing Recovery, South Jersey Real Estate | 42 Comments