Tag Archive: buying a home in scotch plains

Is now really a good time to buy a home?

The number one question that I get when I’m out and about is: “How’s the real estate market?” Lately, I’ve been telling people that it’s great if you’re a seller in the suburbs.  But it’s a different market, especially in urban areas.  I also let them know that buyer’s outnumber ...

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The effect of mortgage rates in relation to buying a home

If you know me, you know that I enjoy networking.  Whether it’s through a referral organization, service organization, or a chamber of commerce, I like being one of the few REALTOR’s who participates.  This morning I was in a meeting with several people, including a mortgage broker.  The inevitable question ...

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How’s Real Estate in Scotch Plains? – November 2021

In normal years, Spring is the busiest time of the year in real estate in Scotch Plains.  Due to several different factors that trend has changed a bit recently.  Since the middle of March of 2020, when the lockdown started and many sellers took their homes off the market, the ...

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Are you thinking about buying a house? Here are some helpful suggestions.

When you make the decision to purchase a home, there are several things that you should do to make sure that the home and the neighborhood are right for you.  You should have an idea of the general area you’d like to move to.  You should also be pre-qualified for ...

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How To Be the Winning Bid In Today’s Market

We are in one of the strongest Seller’s Markets in history.  If you’ve been looking at buying a home or if it’s in your near future, which it should be, then you need to read and reread this article.  Here we will give you five simple steps to make sure ...

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Don’t wait! Buy NOW!!!

The Real Estate Market in New Jersey is going crazy, at least that’s how it seems to many buyers right now.  Presently, we are in a very strong Seller’s Market.  What this means is that the demand for homes is high and the supply of homes for sale is extremely ...

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I’m renting, is it really worth buying a house?

Recently I had a conversation with someone I know who’s renting.  When I mentioned to them that they might save money by buying a home they responded: “But is it worth it?” My answer in brief, “Absolutely, it is worth it.” Let me explain. Reasons why it is better to ...

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We’ve made a move!

Effective February 9, 2021, Team Zuhl will now be operating out of Re/Max First Realty II in Cranford.  This is a positive move as we are now a part of a large, established, well-producing office that will only help us to better market our sellers’ listings and provide our buyers ...

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Scotch Plains Real Estate in the time of COVID

It isn’t hard to find news about COVID these days. The virus affects  all ages, and all demographics. The shutdown, similarly, affects all ages and all demographics. Here’s how it is affecting real estate in our area. Rahway real estate usually has a cyclical feel to it – prices and ...

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Scotch Plains Real Estate Market Report – March 2020

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: 21 homes were sold in Scotch Plains in February – compared to the ...

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