samsel and associates: Is your Pumpkin Spice Latte standing between you and your First Home? - 09/02/19 09:37 AM
You may be tempted to spend your extra cash on a daily caffeine fix, but that small expense can add up to a big number – fast!
Saving for a down payment takes a little discipline, so limiting your extra purchases (like a latte a day from your favorite coffee shop) will help you get there faster.
Depending on where you live, putting away just a small amount each day will get you to the average down payment you may need for homeownership faster than you think.
Are you "Mortgage Ready"? Saving for a Downpayment? Here's what you need to know.Originally published at: https://www.simplifyingthemarket.com/en/2019/08/23/a-latte-a-day-keeps-homeownership-away-infographic/?a=35742-bef8b4dd4fe17628f3c756ee9011ef24
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samsel and associates: You should read the Scotch Plains Market Update Meow! - 09/02/19 09:21 AM
Team Zuhl are the experts when it comes to buying and selling a home in Scotch Plains. We've studied the real estate market in Scotch Plains and are ready to provide you with the most up to date information regarding your home's worth.
Have you read the Scotch Plains real estate market report for September?
Here's a quick summary of what we've learned:
Inventory:
The speed of a home sale is dependent on home condition, pricing, and marketing. Work with your real estate professional to make sure that your home is priced right and marketed strongly!
 
Please read the full report for our analysis on what this … (2 comments)

samsel and associates: Scotch Plains Real Estate Market Report - September 2019 - 09/02/19 09:11 AM
Homeowners and home buyers in Scotch Plains  are smart to learn about the real estate market to help make an informed decision about when to buy and sell a home in Scotch Plains .
Here’s what’s been happening lately.
Inventory:
35 homes were sold in Scotch Plains in August - compared to the 12 month average of 28.25 homes per month. Inventory is 133 currently listed homes compared to a 12 month average of 147.4 homes.
Click here to view currently listed homes in Scotch Plains.As inventory grows, demand for homes usually drops. This can help to lower prices and/or lengthen how long it takes to sell … (1 comments)

samsel and associates: Rahway Real Estate Market Report - 09/02/19 08:07 AM
If you own a home in Rahway, or if you want to own a home in Rahway, this is the place to be for information about real estate values this spring.
Here’s what’s been happening lately.
Inventory:
27 homes were sold in Rahway in August, compared to the twelve month average of 28.5 homes sold per month. To search for homes for sale in Rahway, please click here. 103 homes were offered for sale in Rahway in August- compared to the 12 month average of 125.3. As inventory shrinks, demand for homes usually increases. This can help to raise prices and/or shorten the length … (3 comments)

samsel and associates: Did you hop past the September Linden Real Estate Market Report? - 09/02/19 07:28 AM
Team Zuhl studies the real estate market in Linden every month to make sure that Linden home owners and home buyers are well educated about what Linden homes are worth. The September real estate market update for the Linden market was published a few weeks ago.
 
Click here if you missed the September Linden Real Estate Market Update!
Here's a quick summary of what we learned:
Inventory:
 
Sales appears to have slowed down after a relatively quick summer. Sellers who want to stand out in the inventory will have to price their homes well so that they can sell fast.
Click here to read what this … (3 comments)

samsel and associates: Real estate sales are up in Cranford - Who gnu? - 09/02/19 06:40 AM
Team Zuhl is committed to providing Cranford home sellers and home buyers with the most up to date information regarding your home values. Every month, we publish an in depth analysis of the inventory, sales, and prices of homes in Cranford.
 
Did you miss September's market report? Click here to read it today!
 
Here's a summary of what we learned:
Inventory:
 
Click here to learn what this means for buyers and sellers!
 
To read more about the real estate market in Cranford, please read our earlier market reports here.  For more information on how Team Zuhl can help you, please click here or call us at 908-917-4189.
 
 
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samsel and associates: Cranford Real Estate Market Report - September 2019 - 09/02/19 06:15 AM
Cranford remains one of the most sought after towns in Union County. Here's what's been happening in the Cranford real estate market this summer.
Inventory
 
 
What this means for buyers:
Be educated. Learn what kind of home you want. Decide with your family members what you need in a home and what you want in a home. Be informed. Spend some time getting to know the inventory. Learn what homes look like in your price range. Learn what home features you can afford. Be ready. Have your pre-approval ready so that you can act quickly when you find your perfect home. What this … (1 comments)

samsel and associates: I couldn't bear it if you didn't read September's Clark Update! - 09/02/19 05:54 AM
Team Zuhl has been studying the home sales in Clark for many years and is prepared to help you understand how much your home in Clark is worth.
Did you miss the Clark real estate market report earlier this month? 
 
 
Here's a quick summary of what we learned this September:
Inventory:
In August, 24 single family homes were sold and 104 homes were offered for sale, up  from 99 homes offered for sale in August of 2018 and compared to the 12 month average of 97 homes offered for sale.
Homes sell faster when they are:
In pristine and updated condition, Are marketed aggressively, and Are … (3 comments)

samsel and associates: Clark Real Estate Market Update - August 2019 - 08/15/19 07:56 AM
Let's take a look at how the real estate market in Clark performed in June of 2019.
Inventory:
In July, 22 single family homes were sold and 115 homes were offered for sale, up  from 99 homes offered for sale in July of 2018 and compared to the 12 month average of 96 homes offered for sale. To search for listings, please click here.
More homes are offered for sale in the spring and summer than in the winter which explains the peaks and valleys in the red line above, the active listings over the last 6 years. The blue line represents sold listings … (1 comments)

samsel and associates: FSBO? Fugghedaboutit - 07/31/19 06:24 AM
Top 5 Reasons You Should NOT FSBO Rising home prices coupled with a lack of inventory in today’s market may cause some homeowners to consider selling their home on their own (known in the industry as a For Sale By Owner). However, a FSBO might not be a good idea for the vast majority of sellers.
The top 5 reasons are listed below: 1. Online Strategy for Prospective Purchasers
Recent studies have shown that 95% of buyers search online for a home. In comparison, only 13% use print newspaper ads. Most real estate agents have an Internet strategy to promote the sale of your home. Do … (6 comments)

samsel and associates: I'll tell you when it's time to worry - 07/26/19 07:40 AM
Home buyers and home sellers worry. 
They worry about getting ready to sell.
We can help.
They worry about how much money it will cost.
We can help.
They worry about finding the perfect home.
We can help.
Team Zuhl does the worrying for you. Relax. We've got you.
Call Team Zuhl and get ready for a worry free real estate deal!
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samsel and associates: South Plainfield Open House Sunday July 28 - 07/25/19 05:57 AM
Team Zuhl will be holding an open house at 212 Fairmount Avenue in South Plainfield on Sunday, July 28th from 1:00 to 4:00 pm.
Come see this beautiful 3 bedroom, 1 bath home on a quiet street. You'll love the new kitchen and bath as well as the finished basement and deep yard with large garage and shed. This home is move in ready and impeccably maintained.
This home is offered for sale by Samsel and Associates for $339,900.
 
Originally published at https://www.waynezuhl.com/south-plainfield-open-house-sunday-july-28-from-1-4-pm/
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samsel and associates: Don't raid Area 51 - Raid my Open House instead! - 07/23/19 10:14 AM
Area 51 is, of course, the location in Nevada where all sorts of conspiracy theorists claim aliens were studied, but, finally, we're going to know the truth!
Have you seen the Storm Area 51 event? The Facebook page is called "They Can't Stop All of Us" and suggests participants storm Area 51 on September 20th to find out, once and for all, what's really going on there.  1.9 MILLION people have clicked to say that they are attending as of this writing! There's even official merchandise for sale.
There has actually been an official response from the US Air Force ("Don't do it" … (12 comments)

samsel and associates: Home for sale in South Plainfield - 07/22/19 12:53 PM
Don't miss this beautiful 3 bedroom, 1 bath home in
South Plainfield!
Offered for sale by Samsel and Associates, this home features a
new kitchen and bath as well as a
finished basement,
deep yard with
large garage and shed.
Truly move-in ready and spotlessly maintained.
 
 
Call the listing agent Wayne Zuhl at 908-917-4189 for more information.
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samsel and associates: Fanwood Real Estate Market Report - July 2018 - 07/17/18 10:49 AM
Homeowners and home buyers in Fanwood are smart to learn about the real estate market to help make an informed decision about when to buy and sell a home in Fanwood .
Here’s what’s been happening lately.
Inventory:
15 homes were sold in Fanwood in June - significantly higher than the 12 month average of 9 homes per month. Rising interest rates have not dampened the demand for homes in Fanwood. 43 homes were offered for sale in Fanwood in June - significantly higher than the 12 month average of 34 homes per month. Click here to view active listings. A very active … (3 comments)

samsel and associates: Clark Real Estate Market Report - July 2018 - 07/06/18 10:28 AM
Let's take a look at how the real estate market in Clark performed in June of 2018.
Inventory:
In May, 16 homes were sold and 101 homes were offered for sale, up from 98 homes offered for sale in May and compared to 75 homes offered for sale in June of 2017. To search for listings, please click here.
In real estate, supply and demand dictate prices. In Clark, sales remain brisk but the inventory is creeping up. This is still a seller's market - there are still more buyers than there are sellers in Clark - but it's definitely slowing down a little.
Prices:
The … (4 comments)

samsel and associates: Attention Clark Homeowners! - 06/28/18 03:11 PM
Dear Homeowners of Clark,
How long have you been thinking about selling your home? Do you think it's time to get some professional advice?
 
 
We specialize in helping Clark homeowners sell their homes for the most money in the least time! Here'e how:
Extensive studying of the Clark real estate market helps us price your home strategically Aggressive marketing helps your home get the exposure it needs Coupled with all of the connections of a large real estate office and all of the personalized services of a small real estate office. When do you want to start the next chapter of your life? … (1 comments)

samsel and associates: Scotch Plains Real Estate Market Report - June 2018 - 06/26/18 12:18 PM
Homeowners and home buyers in Scotch Plains  are smart to learn about the real estate market to help make an informed decision about when to buy and sell a home in Scotch Plains .
Here’s what’s been happening lately.
Inventory:
30 homes were sold in Scotch Plains in May- compare to 28 in May, 2017 and compared to a 12 month average of 27 homes. 169 homes were offered for sale in Scotch Plains in May - compared to the 12 month average of 145 homes. As inventory shrinks, demand for homes usually increases. This can help to raise prices and/or shorten the length of time homes … (2 comments)

samsel and associates: Fanwood Real Estate Market Report - June 2018 - 06/26/18 11:34 AM
Homeowners and home buyers in Fanwood are smart to learn about the real estate market to help make an informed decision about when to buy and sell a home in Fanwood .
Here’s what’s been happening lately.
Inventory:
4 homes were sold in Fanwood in May - compared to 10 in May, 2017. 44 homes were offered for sale in Fanwood in May - compared to 40 in May of 2017. As inventory shrinks, demand for homes usually increases. This can help to increase prices and/or decrease the length of time homes are on the market.
Prices:
Average sale price in Fanwood in … (3 comments)

samsel and associates: Cranford Real Estate Market Report - June 2018 - 06/26/18 04:48 AM
Cranford remains one of the most sought after towns in Union County. Here's what's been happening in the Cranford real estate market this spring.
Inventory
There were 75 homes offered for sale in Cranford in May and 22 homes were sold. Continued low inventory and high sales drives up prices.
Prices
The average sale price of a home sold in Cranford in May was $4453,500, slightly lower than the 12 month average of $486,826. As inventory continues to shrink, it's reasonable to expect that prices will go up.
 
Days on Market
The homes that were sold in May in Cranford had been on the market for an … (5 comments)

 
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