Monthly Archives: June 2018

Bankers not happy with Murphy

From NJBIZ: Bankers: Economy weakening under Murphy A majority of the state’s local bankers say New Jersey’s economy would worsen under policies proposed by Gov. Phil Murphy. In New Jersey Bankers Association’s annual survey on the economy, almost 69 percent … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, New Jersey Real Estate, Politics | 182 Comments

NJ Population Growth & Decline Visualized

From the Star Ledger:

Posted in Demographics, Economics, New Jersey Real Estate | 196 Comments

What the hell do accountants know about running business in NJ anyway…

From NJBIZ: State CPAs take dim view of economic future New Jersey’s accountants do not have a favorable outlook on the state’s economy. In a survey of 786 CPAs in the state conducted by the New Jersey Society of CPAs, … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Employment, New Jersey Real Estate, Property Taxes | 26 Comments

Nothing left to buy?

From CNBC: Pending home sales fall more than expected as costs for buyers rise Potential homebuyers out shopping in April may have been spooked by a sharp rise in mortgage interest rates. Pending home sales, which measure signed contracts to … Continue reading

Posted in Demographics, Economics, National Real Estate | 32 Comments

Another Strong Spring Market

From the Otteau Group: MarketNEWS May 31, 2018 Edition NJ YTD Purchase Contracts Back Up After home sales recorded a 6% retraction in March, New Jersey recorded more than 11,000 purchase contracts during the month of April equating to a … Continue reading

Posted in Demographics, Economics, Employment, Foreclosures, Housing Recovery, New Jersey Real Estate | 138 Comments