Monthly Archives: December 2005

A Disconcerting Statistic

The New Jersey Association of Realtors released their Third Quarter 2005 Housing Statistics a few days ago. There wasn’t too much fanfare about the data here, it’s a bit dated already, and says nothing we haven’t seen first hand. I … Continue reading

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Lower Property Taxes? Not In N.J.

Sorry to everyone that thought we might see some property tax relief in the next few years. Unfortunately, it’s starting to look like a very unlikely scenario. Why? Seems our state pension is more than $25,000,000,000.00 in the hole (Yes, … Continue reading

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Where have all the tech jobs gone?

Is a question many of us ask, especially those involved in the high-technology industries in New Jersey. Anecdotally, the last few years have felt like there was a mass exodus of high tech jobs. It seems that it what we … Continue reading

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Weekly Inventory Update 11/23-11/30

Sorry the weekly inventory update was a little late, been a bit busy lately. GSMLS (Ber, Ess, Hud, Mor, Pas, Som, Sus, Uni, War) 11/23 – 12693 11/30 – 12624 Added/Sold/Removed 11/23 – 961/670/477 11/30 – 797/517/410 NJMLS (Ber, Ess, … Continue reading

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Personal Savings Rate Negative Again

Personal Savings Rate was negative again, now for the fifth month in a row, at -0.7%. Consumer spending edges higher in October The saving rate, the percentage Americans sock away after spending, taxes and interest payments, was minus 0.7 – … Continue reading

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