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Cranford Real Estate Market Report – January 2019

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 winter. Inventory There were 86 homes offered for sale in Cranford in December compared to the 12 month average of 78. There were 17 single family homes sold in ...

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Real Estate Market Report – Clark, NJ – January 2019

Let's take a look at how the real estate market in Clark performed in December of 2018. Inventory: In December, only 8 single family homes were sold and 72 homes were offered for sale, down from 102 homes offered for sale in June and compared to the 12 month average of 80 ...

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Should You Worry About Market Fluctuations?

You turn on the television and watch a news story about housing prices going down. Then you receive a flyer in the mail about a property around the corner that sold for a decent price. Next you read a newspaper article about the housing market on the upswing again. It’s a ...

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See Tonight’s Lunar Eclipse!

Now that the "blizzard" has passed the skies are clearing and Mother Nature has a show to put on for us tonight! This evening the full Blood Moon will be eclipsed by the Earth's shadow. Earth casts a shadow opposite the sun into space for about 870,000 miles. The outer part ...

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Do you have a dream?

Fill in the blank…“I have a _________…” I’m about 100% sure I can guess what word you chose. Was it “dream”? Good chance it was. We all know this line from Martin Luther King, Jr.’s famous speech. So when we hear those first three words, it sort of naturally comes to mind. But what ...

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Are you ready for Harper?

Apparently something called Harper is headed toward New Jersey. According to the weather forecasters, this could be anything from a 4-5 inch storm to a 15 inch blizzard complete with an ice storm and winds high enough to knock down trees. Back in November, New Jersey was forecast to have just a few ...

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Selling a home is like making Lasagna

How many layers are there in a lasagna? There's no right or wrong answer to that. Other than, "more than one" probably. Even two is pretty skimpy. So, let's say three is minimal for argument sake. (But, four or more is better.) The number of layers probably just boils down to using up ...

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Crowdfunding Your Home?

For many potential buyers, one of the biggest obstacles on the road to homeownership is saving for a down payment. But thanks to a new technology trend, some savvy buyers are turning to their friends, family, and social networks for help. While crowdfunding has long been a popular trend, until recently ...

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What you can (and can not) control about your home sale

If you're going to sell your home, there are a few factors you can not control and a few you can control What you can control: First, you can control the condition of your home. Updated homes sell faster. Clean homes sell faster. Consider making small and large updates to important ...

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Shop for Insurance Before You Close

After purchasing a new home, buyers are often focused on securing a good mortgage, hiring a reputable moving company, and preparing for moving day. Those are all important. Just don’t forget about home insurance! It’s an easy detail to miss. If you wait until the last minute to make those arrangements, ...

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