Ralph’s Blogs

New Jersey Real Estate Market Outlook Part 1

Nationally, the housing market has been expanding since 2012. New Jersey was especially hard hit by the Great Recession of 2009. As of the third quarter of 2017, a little more than 163,000 properties with a mortgage in New Jersey were considered “seriously underwater”...

Blue Collar Wages Increase

The Economist Magazine came out with an article recently indicating that blue-collar wages are surging. In the years following the end of the recession starting in June 2009, wages and salaries rose by only 8.7%. Prices, on the other hand, increased by 9.5%. In 2015,...

NJ Office Rents Close to Record

Office Rents Climb to Near New Record Highs in New Jersey The Third-Quarter 2017 Office Market Report reported that rents for office space in New Jersey are steadily rising and nearing an all-time high, based upon a published report put out by Transwestern. The...

Counsellors Title Agency Opens New Office in Morris County

The new branch is located in Chatham. The office will serve Morris and the surrounding counties. This is the second branch office opened by Counsellors Title Agency in the last 30 days. The other branch office was opened in Freehold, New Jersey, the county seat of...

Homeowner Equity Rises to Nearly $14 Trillion

CoreLogic reported that home equity has grown to a new high. According to the new report issued this November, home equity wealth reached a new nominal high this year, totaling $13.9 trillion at the midpoint of 2017. This represents a gain of half a trillion above the...

U.S. National Home Price NSA Index Climbs 6.2 Percent

September National Home Price Index [HPI] increased 6.2% based upon the data from S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller. The HPI came in higher than expected for the month of September, extending the robust trend that has arrested the national real estate market for most of...

Counsellors Title Readies for 2017 Triple Play

Counsellors Title Agency Invites Professionals to Its Triple Play Booth 908. This December, Counsellors Title Agency will again be participating in the Triple Play REALTOR® Convention & Trade Expo, the largest real estate convention and trade show of its kind in...

Underwater Domestic Properties Decrease By 1.4 Million

Biggest Year-over-Year Drop in Number of Seriously Underwater Since Q2 2015; Share of Equity Rich Properties Increases to New High of 26 Percent Irvine, CA – Nov. 16, 2017 ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest multi-sourced property database, today...

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