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This Is Too Much!

Guess what they are asking? $600,000??? This doesn't make any sense to me. How could this be? With 2 bathrooms and 5 bedrooms between two small apartments? Less than 1,000 square feet? And the new owner is responsible for the CO???? Uh??? This market is crazy, and did...

Demo Scheduled for Monmouth Mall in 2024

Monmouth County continues to see change growth and new opportunities. Back in August 2015 was when the Kushner companies purchased a 50% stake in the Monmouth Mall for $38 million. In 2018 was when Lord & Taylor said it would be closing its store in the mall by...

February Things to do in Monmouth County 

February Things to do in Monmouth County  Historical Valentines Sunday, February 11 from 1-3 p.m. Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. Create a valentine of your own or write a letter to a friend using historically inspired materials. FREE! Casual Birder Tuesday,...

Keller Williams Reaches $70 Million Settlement

It was announced on February 1st that Keller Williams has reached a settlement in the litigation with respect to the Sitzer/Burnett lawsuit. This settlement, along with all copycat cases, will have Keller Williams pay out $70 million to settle this major class-action...

High NJ Rents Impacting Real Estate Dynamics

The squeeze is on, the housing market doesn't seem to be getting a break from any direction. Rents continued to be rising at unmanageable rates. According to Zillow the median rent in the state of New Jersey is $2,500 per month, that is just $100 higher from 2023....

December Bergen & Passaic County Sales

Bergen and Passaic Counties Bergen County Single Family Homes for December Key Metrics         2022       2023     Change New Listings        240         205     – 14.6% Closed Sales        491        408     – 16.9% DOM*                    39          30     – 23.1%...

December Hudson County Sales

Hudson County Single Family Homes for December Key Metrics       2022       2023     Change New Listings         57           52      – 8.8% Closed Sales        49           53      + 8.2% DOM*                   48           38      – 20.8% Median PX       $500K  ...

December Morris & Middlesex County Sales

Morris and Middlesex Counties Morris County Single Family Homes for December Key Metrics       2022       2023     Change New Listings       161        134     – 16.8% Closed Sales      301        296     – 1.7% DOM*                   38          34     – 25.6% Median...

December Monmouth and Ocean County Sales

Monmouth County Single Family Homes for December Key Metrics       2022       2023      Change New Listings      254        249      – 2.0% Closed Sales      387        360      – 1.8% DOM*                  40         42        + 5.0% Median PX        $615K    $670K ...

December Average Sale Price Soars in NJ

Monthly Snapshot U.S. existing-home sales rose from a 13-year low, climbing 0.8% from the previous month and breaking a five-month streak in which sales declined, according to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). Despite the increase, sales were down 7.3%...

The Importance of Reputation in 2024

Most people's idea of building their reputation is to post a couple things on social media and all of a sudden -- POOF --- everyone either knows you or about you and you are done! But allow me to ask a simple question: Before you head out to work, do you brush your...

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