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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
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These state pages or hyper-local pages provide content directly related to a specific geographical location.
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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has released and interesting survey called the 2009 American Housing Survey. The survey highlights the characteristics of U.S. housing and how it has changed over the years beginning in 1973 till today.
Following is a quick list of findings:
• Almost every home in the U.S. has a complete kitchen with a refrigerator, sink and cooking stove or range.
• When it comes to cooking, electricity is the most common fuel used followed by piped natural gas.
• Sixty-six percent of U.S. homes have a dishwasher and fifty-one percent have an in-sink disposal.
• A clothes washing machine ranks high with 84 percent of U.S. homes having one and 81 percent have a dryer.
• It’s likely you will find central air in a recently built home since 89 percent will have it, but only 65 percent of all homes in general contain a central air system.
• You will find a smoke detector in ninety-three percent of homes but only 36 percent have a working carbon monoxide detector.
• Eighty-eight percent of homes get their water from a public or private company water system. The remainder use wells.
• Eighty percent of homes are hooked up to a public sewer system. Twenty percent use a septic tank, cesspool or chemical toilet.
• You will find a porch, deck, balcony or patio, in eighty-five percent of homes and 66 percent will have a garage or carport.
• Thirty-five percent of homes have a fireplace.
If you are looking for a Hoboken home with a lot of amenities you are in luck since recently built condos are likely to have all of the features you have been dreaming of.
If you have been patiently waiting to buy a Hoboken home, now is the time to do it. All of the key factors are in place to ensure that your home purchase will be a major, positive life-changing event. With low mortgage rates now available, this is the opportunity you have been waiting for. Make 2010 the year you purchase your dream home.
For more information, contact Eddie Perez, Broker-REALTOR, CDPE. Eddie’s market includes Hoboken, Jersey City, Weehawken and Union City. Eddie can also be reached by phone at 201-344-2886.
Market news,stats, new listings, price reductions and lots of other useful info about condos and other real estate in Hoboken, NJ.
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Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.