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Key qualities to look for in a real estate agent

A typical real estate transaction involves many different professionals such as contractors, bankers, mortgage loan officers, inspectors, appraisers, and property managers, among others. For home buyers and sellers however, no other pers...

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4 Ways to price your home right

Pricing plays an important role in successfully selling your home. Price it too high and you could scare off potential buyers. Price it too low and you may attract several less-serious buyers who can take up your valuable time. But if y...

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Areas to cover in a home inspection

After months of vetting and making the rounds of homes, either virtually or via in-person showings, the temptation to rush into a purchase can be strong. But the better option is to first make sure that a potential new home is free from ser...

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Why you need a real estate agent

It's certainly possible to buy or sell a house on your own. On the DIY selling end, the real estate term for this is for-sale-by-owner or FSBO. While you can save money on some fees and the agent’s commission, the road you are about to tr...

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Moving to New Jersey? Here’s what you need to know

If you’re moving to New Jersey, count yourself lucky. The Garden State consistently makes it to the top of lists of the best places to live in the United States. And it’s easy to see why. New Jersey is surrounded by some of the count...

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Home buying in a seller’s market

In 2020, most of New Jersey was a seller’s market, with the demand for homes far exceeding the supply. This has led to significant increases in home prices, as well as tight competition for available properties. If you’re looking to ...

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NJ housing sector showed strength in 2020

As in the rest of the US, the 2020 housing market in New Jersey was full of surprises. In March, as economic activity in the country practically came to a halt due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all indications pointed to a disastrous effect on ...

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Exodus to NJ suburbs seen to continue in 2021

One of the most significant effects of the coronavirus pandemic in real estate is the widespread movement of the population from major urban centers to the suburbs. In New Jersey, many of the most desirable suburbs, including the commun...

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