Category Archives: New Jersey Real Estate

Free and Clear

From NJ.com: More than 1 in 3 N.J. homes now mortgage free in major home debt shift More than one-third of homes in New Jersey are mortgage free, mirroring national trends and reaching new highs, federal data shows. U.S. Census … Continue reading

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Sold out, come back again later.

From NJ.com: New listings of homes for sale plummeted 10% or more in these 7 N.J. counties. See latest prices. More than half of New Jersey counties saw fewer homes hit the real estate market in January with seven counties … Continue reading

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Uh oh…

From NJ.com: New listings of home sales spiked 72% in this N.J. county. Latest rankings by county.

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NJ Homes for $1

From Patch: $1 Homes For Sale In Newark; Public Lottery Will Mark Milestone Buy a house for a buck? That’s the dream that’s about to become reality for some lucky Newark families on Monday, when the city launches its first … Continue reading

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So much for 2023…

From the NJ Association of Realtors: Monthly Indicators – December 2023 From NJ Business Magazine: Closed Home Sales in NJ Down 22.1% in 2023 New Jersey Realtors has released its 2023 year-end residential real estate housing market data revealing the … Continue reading

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Fairest lawn of all

From NJ.com: Bidding war results in suburban N.J. home selling for $115K over the asking price A house in Fair Lawn was priced to sell – and it sure did. For more than $100,000 over the asking price.

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You’ve got to be crazy to live in NJ

No, just tripping. From the Record: NJ looks to make magic mushrooms legal for recreational use and to treat mental health It took at least five years of public debate, lobbying and bill amendments for New Jersey to make marijuana … Continue reading

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Foreclosure Do-Over

From NJ Monitor: Gov. Murphy signs new foreclosure protection program into law New Jerseyans facing foreclosure will have a new path back to homeownership under a bill Gov. Phil Murphy signed Friday. The new law creates the community wealth preservation program, … Continue reading

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Philly still hot

From the Philly Business Journal: Philadelphia-area home prices rose at fastest pace in December since spring 2022 The end of 2023 didn’t bring any relief in median home prices in Greater Philadelphia, with the year’s largest price spike coming in … Continue reading

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You too can be a corporate raider

From NorthJersey.com: North Jersey home of legendary RJR Nabisco CEO on the market for $1.5 million After nearly 40 years, a Sparta estate once home to one of the most legendary CEOs of the era of excess, RJR Nabisco’s F. … Continue reading

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NJ Industrial On Fire

From ROI-NJ: C&W report: Industrial market records highest level of leasing in 2 years Cushman & Wakefield recently released its fourth-quarter 2023 industrial and office statistics for northern and central New Jersey, showing New Jersey’s industrial market recorded its highest level … Continue reading

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Seems like a long shot

From NJ1015: NJ one of 3 states expected to see housing market crash in 2024 It looks like New Jersey’s housing market may soon run out of steam. And that’s unfortunate for so many living in The Garden State. According … Continue reading

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NJ Gets Coal for Christmas

From NJBIZ: NJ unemployment rate ticks up in November jobs report  Just before the holiday, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development released the state’s November jobs report, which showed an increase of 4,100 jobs (3,100 in the private … Continue reading

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Making Money

From CBS News: The U.S. states where homeowners gained — and lost — equity in 2023 For the millions of Americans who own their homes, their properties are typically their biggest source of wealth. The good news? Those assets have … Continue reading

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Riskiest Markets

From Atom: Housing Markets Facing Greater Risk Of Downturns Clustered In California, New Jersey And Illinois ATTOM, a leading curator of land, property, and real estate data, today released a Special Housing Risk Report spotlighting county-level housing markets around the United … Continue reading

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