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US Census 2010| Important Things To Remember - 02/28/10 12:55 PM
Hi everybody The Census Bureau will be ramping up in March and April. They will be sending agents out to knock on the doors of people that have not completed and mailed back the forms that were mailed earlier.Here are some very important guidelines to follow when somebody knocks on your door purporting to be from the Census Bureau.
· US Census workers that are going door to door will have a badge, a handheld device, a Census Bureau canvas bag, and a confidentiality notice. Ask to see their identification and badge before answering any questions. · Don’t invite (8 comments)
Welcome to the popular Town of Hillsdale New Jersey
The bustling little town of Hillsdale is a great place to live if you are seeking that small town feeling with easy access to all the conveniences of life. Here you can find a Haven for Commuters with Families. This town is rich in history and has a wonderful community that is sure to appeal to First Time Home Buyers looking for that perfect place to call Home.
And here is an overview of the month in graph form.] (2 comments)
community.Easy Living….. Comfort & Style define this beautiful Townhome in this exclusive gated community!Broker Open House this Wednesday March 3rd, from 12 Noon to 2 PM!Hope to see you there. (2 comments)
Snow-a-cane | Day 2 | New Jersey Update - 02/26/10 01:45 PM
Hi Everybody Day 2 of our "Snow-a-cane".... Just love that new dramatic terminology that Accuweather came up with... Last night the winds whipped up and and more snow came and got blown around a bit causing snow drifts and power outages .... About another foot so far.... and it's still snowing....My view out my front window this morning:And Down the Street.... Now remember this was from this morning... It's still snowing.... So since I took these shots more accumulations have happened... Woo hoo...Not looking forward to shoveling this out... I think I'll wait for the plows to come through one (15 comments)
Another Snow Storm For New Jersey | Woo Hoo - 02/25/10 10:15 AM
Here We Go Again..... More Snow for New JerseyI've never heard of a snowacane have you? Spell checker doesn't like it either..... I guess Acu-Weather is making up new dramatic words for us now.... ha ha...I digress.....I guess we'll rename our street this below.....Here's a shot from this morning and it's just beginning apparently... The winds are supposed to pick up this afternoon and then the fun really begins.... We seem to be right on the line between snow and rain... About 10 minutes from here to the east over Long Island, it's all rain so far.... The roads are terrible (17 comments)
First Time Homebuyers | Time Is Running Out - 02/23/10 10:19 AM
For those buyers out there who are still on the fence about buying a home in time for the First Time Home-Buyer credit.. The time is now...Some information forwarded to me from a friend of mine but is important information I felt I should share with all consumers that are waiting for that special house to come along...... I suggest you step up your search now and find a home that you can live in now.... Just some timely advice from your Bergen County Real Estate Team. The First-Time Home-buyer Tax Credit Recent changes to the first-time homebuyer tax credit mean (2 comments)
Hi everybody ,Bergen County New Jersey Real Estate Market Reports for January of 2010
Winter is throttling along at full force here in the northeast here in New Jersey and the temps are cold. The market on the other hand has been heating up. With interest rates at historically low rates, and the first time home buyers incentives being extended as well to include current home owners of homes for the last 5 years. Now could not be a better time to buy a home. Below is a representation of our current market trends here in Bergen County New (0 comments)
Hillsdale NJ Real Estate Report|January 2010' Single Family Home Sales saw One home closing in the popular town of Hillsdale in the first month of 2010 - January - as we ring in the new year. The 2010 Winter Real estate market is officially coming to an end and making way for the Spring 2010' season. With interest rates low and the First Time Home Buyer Incentive program extension, qualified Buyers still have time to take advantage of some wonderful opportunities to own a piece of Small Town America in this sought after town! There's no place like A New Hillsdale Home! Act now before the First Time Home Buyer Incentive program goes away in (0 comments)
Disclosures and Why They Are Important is a subject I'd like to talk about today. In the State of New Jersey, when a homeowner lists their property for sale, there are many forms to complete with the listing agent. Amongst the many forms, one that we believe is the most important is the Seller Disclosure Form. The purpose of this form is for the Seller to disclose everything they know to be true about the home. There are very important items listed on this form that a Buyer will want to know about the home before they consider making an (10 comments)
Is Your Home Designed To Sell Or Designed To Live? | Home Selling Tips - 02/19/10 09:06 AM
A post Lisa did the other day I thought I should re-post. Nice Job Lisa!Home Selling Tips - Is Your Home Designed To Sell Or Designed To Live? That's the question that can make the difference in getting a Home Sold in today's market. Marketing a home to sell can be a very disruptive process if a homeowner is confused by what they need to do to get their home sold. It's easy to assume that you should be able to live in your home while attempting to sell it. But going about your business as if you are really living (5 comments)
Some pics from this mornings latest and greatest snowstorm here in New Jersey.I just got a note from an agent in Maine we had the pleasure of meeting last fall, Terry Driscoll. Terry is telling me to send it her way up in Maine. Well, she's more than welcome to it.. According to this map, looks like she could soon be in receipt of her wishes... Apparently Maine has not been getting much snow this year. We on the other hand, here in New Jersey, have been getting plenty. As well as just south of (12 comments)
Washington Township New Jersey House For Sale | Expanded Sugar Maple Split - 02/13/10 01:03 PM
Expanded Sugar Maple Split Level Copy 2540 Cleveland Ave, Washington Township, NJ 07676 View Map EXPANDED SUGAR MAPLE SPLIT LEVEL HOME LOCATED ON QUIET STREET ACROSS FROM CHILDREN'S PARK. MANY WONDERFUL FEATURES MAKE THIS THE PERFECT HOME FOR AN EXTENDED FAMILY. STONE AND PARQUET ENTRY FOYER W/GUEST CLOSETS, POWDER ROOM, DEN, LAUNDRY ROOM, 2CAR GARAGE & HUGE ALL PURPOSE ROOM ROUND OUT THE FIRST FLOOR. THE FIRST LEVEL FEATURES FORMAL LIVING W/FLOOR TO CEILING STONE FIREPLACE, VAULTED CEILING, HARDWOOD FLOORS & RECESSED LIGHTING, A HUGE MODERN KITCHEN W/DW,GARBAGE DISPOSAL,TRASH COMPACTOR, TONS OF COUNTER SPACE, SEPARATE BREAKFAST NOOK,BUTLER PANTRY & TELEPHONE DESK. (2 comments)
Emerson New Jersey | Home For Sale - 02/13/10 12:51 PM
Emerson - The Family Town! 84 Spruce Avenue, Emerson, NJ 07630 View Map A true Extended Family home in the town that coined the phrase "The Family Town". Walk to nearby Parks, public transportation, the Pascack Valley Train line as well as Schools and Shopping or Restaurants. This is the perfect place for the commuter on the go or the extended family with in-laws or an au pair. Located on a quiet residential street amongst homes of greater value. Bring your imagination and transform this great value into the home of your dreams! (4 comments)
East Coast Update | New Jersey Blizzard of 2010 - 02/10/10 05:39 PM
Hi Everybody... Ok, so here comes round two of my update on our Snow Day! Just back inside from shoveling outside... Yes it's still snowing and no I'm not done yet.Here are a couple of shots I took outside before I came inside...First our yard....Looks nice and fluffy doesn't it? It's not... And our car which I still haven't touched yet...Through sleet, snow and wind and ice the mail must get through... and it did... That's about it for now folks... Now to eat a warm dinner and get back out there...It is not supposed to stop till 6 AM tomorrow (7 comments)
Wordless Wednesdays.....| Sort of....| Snow Day - 02/10/10 11:16 AM
Hi everybody Yesterday I posted a weather alert for New Jersey and here are the results that have started accumulating on the ground as of noontime today... Noontime Wednesday 2-10-2010and This is unfortunately not going to end till tomorrow morning.... It's a full blown blizzard here now... The winds are picking up and starting to blow the snow around.... Expecting about 16-18 inches here..... So all in all it's a Snow Day!I will update later today after I get out and start to do some shoveling... ugh... (21 comments)
As I get up and start to move around this morning I can feel the anticipation in the air. Even though it's a sunny day with a blue sky out and not a cloud to be seen anywhere right now.Last week we dodged a bullet that just a few miles south of us did not. Last weeks storm that dumped tons of snow on our nations capitol missed us completely. Lucky for us indeed...... Not so lucky this time around though I think. We are anticipating about a foot of snow or more starting this evening. So (12 comments)
First Time Homebuyers | Hammersteam Helps Another Happy Couple - 02/08/10 03:31 PM
Hi everybody Lisa says Hi It's always a good thing to see happy smiling faces at a final walk-through before the closing at the attorney's office. Technically we were still under contract at the time this photo was taken. I did not want to put a "ca-bash" on the day and have them hold up a Sold sign before the fact. You know how superstitious we Realtors® can be...lol We were heading to the attorney's office just after we shot this picture. It was a rather cold day as you can see.The home was a wonderful 3bedroom ranch with a newer (7 comments)
An important reminder from Laura Giannotta for all NJ first time homebuyers as well as agents here in NJ...thanks Laura...
Via Laura Giannotta Your Realtor 'Down the Shore'! (Keller Williams Realty Atlantic Shore ): It's back...President Obama has again called for limitations on the Mortgage Interest Tax Deduction. Lenn Harley has been telling us about this for quite a while. This IS a big deal, so contact your congressional representatives and share your opinion. If you don't know how to contact them click here. Here's the letter I just emailed to my representatives. Feel free to use it all or (4 comments)
It's Groundhogs Day and it's my 1 year anniversary here on Active Rain..... Wow how time flies when you are having fun huh?Last year I started my own blog right here and never thought I'd be into it like I am today... It's just too much fun here... Who'da thunk it??? lol Spell check that one please...lol.
I would have never thought I'd still be here singing in the rain with all my new-found friends and colleagues a year later. It has certainly been a learning experience for me everyday here. I have met some of (17 comments)
Bergen County New Jersey Real Estate Newsletter | February 2010 - 02/01/10 04:47 PM
Bergen County New Jersey Real Estate Newsletter February 2010Hi everyone and Lisa says Hi! February has arrived and so has our updated Real Estate Newsletter! The temperatures have dropped off very quickly now and we are in the middle of our most typically coldest months.Shadows are long as the sun shows it's winter magic drawing long shadows across the landscape. The temperatures may be cold but the Spring Real Estate Market has kept us heated up, warm and very busy.New Jersey is the Garden State. The time for the first time home buyers to take advantage of the tax credit has been (5 comments)
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