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Feb06, 2024

Professor Hughes retired dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University discusses what he sees on the horizon for New Jersey as we look forward to 2024

By |February 6, 2024|Categories: 55+, Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Podcasts, Sellers|Tags: , |Comments Off on Professor Hughes retired dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University discusses what he sees on the horizon for New Jersey as we look forward to 2024

James W. Hughes, the retired Dean and Distinguished Professor, of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University, discusses what transpired in 2023 and what we should expect in 2024.   In this episode, you will learn what Professor Hughes sees [...]

Feb02, 2024

There’s No Foreclosure Wave in Sight [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |February 2, 2024|Categories: 55+, Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Infographic, Sellers|Tags: , |Comments Off on There’s No Foreclosure Wave in Sight [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights Headlines saying foreclosures are rising might make you feel uneasy. But the truth is, there’s no need to worry. If you look at the latest numbers, they’re still below pre-pandemic norms and way below what happened during the crash. If you're worried about a flood of foreclosures, the [...]

Jan29, 2024

Will a Silver Tsunami Change the 2024 Housing Market?

By |January 29, 2024|Categories: 55+, Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Sellers|Tags: , |Comments Off on Will a Silver Tsunami Change the 2024 Housing Market?

Have you ever heard the term “Silver Tsunami” and wondered what it's all about? If so, that might be because there’s been lot of talk about it online recently. Let's dive into what it is and why it won't drastically impact the housing market. What Does Silver [...]

Jan22, 2024

3 Must-Do’s When Selling Your House in 2024

By |January 22, 2024|Categories: 55+, Sellers, Topic|Tags: , |Comments Off on 3 Must-Do’s When Selling Your House in 2024

  If one of the goals on your list is selling your house and making a move this year, you’re likely juggling a mix of excitement about what’s ahead and feeling a little sentimental about your current home. A great way to balance those emotions and make sure you’re [...]

Jan12, 2024

Home Prices Forecast To Climb over the Next 5 Years [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |January 12, 2024|Categories: 55+, Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Infographic, Sellers, Topic|Tags: , |Comments Off on Home Prices Forecast To Climb over the Next 5 Years [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights If you’re worried about what’s next for home prices, know the HPES shows experts are projecting they’ll continue to rise at least through 2028. Based on that forecast, if you bought a $400,000 house this year, experts say it could gain over $72,000 in equity over the [...]

Jan08, 2024

What Lower Mortgage Rates Mean for Your Purchasing Power

By |January 8, 2024|Categories: 55+, Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Sellers|Tags: , |Comments Off on What Lower Mortgage Rates Mean for Your Purchasing Power

If you want to buy a home, it's important to know how mortgage rates impact what you can afford and how much you’ll pay each month. Fortunately, rates for 30-year fixed mortgages have come down significantly since the end of October and are currently under 7%, according to Freddie Mac (see [...]

Jan02, 2024

Somerset County’s Real Estate Market Conditions for January of 2024 – Bridgewater Edition

By |January 2, 2024|Categories: 55+, Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Market Reports, Sellers|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Somerset County’s Real Estate Market Conditions for January of 2024 – Bridgewater Edition

Utilizing my extensive knowledge of Bridgewater Township in Somerset County, this Market Report covers the current dynamics of our local real estate market. Through my monthly market updates, I navigate you through the economic climate and trends influencing our community's property landscape. The report goes [...]

Dec20, 2023

Expert Quotes on the 2024 Housing Market Forecast

By |December 20, 2023|Categories: 55+, Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Sellers, Topic|Tags: , |Comments Off on Expert Quotes on the 2024 Housing Market Forecast

If you’re thinking about buying or selling a home soon, you probably want to know what you can expect from the housing market in 2024. In 2023, higher mortgage rates, confusion over home price headlines, and a lack of homes for sale created some challenges for buyers and sellers looking to make a [...]

Dec05, 2023

Somerset County’s Real Estate Market Conditions for December of 2023 – Bridgewater Edition

By |December 5, 2023|Categories: 55+, Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Market Reports, Sellers|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Somerset County’s Real Estate Market Conditions for December of 2023 – Bridgewater Edition

This market report uses my local Bridgewater and Somerset County expertise to clearly explain what is happening in our local real estate market. My monthly market update will guide you through the economic conditions and trends that impact our local markets. The update also provides [...]

Dec05, 2023

Somerset County’s Real Estate Market Conditions for December of 2023

By |December 5, 2023|Categories: 55+, Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Market Reports, Sellers|Tags: , |Comments Off on Somerset County’s Real Estate Market Conditions for December of 2023

This market report uses my local Somerset County expertise to clearly explain what is happening in our local real estate market. My monthly market update will guide you through the economic conditions and trends that impact our local markets. The update also provides hyper-local statistics [...]

Dec05, 2023

Hunterdon County’s Real Estate Market Conditions for December of 2023

By |December 5, 2023|Categories: 55+, Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Market Reports, Sellers|Tags: |Comments Off on Hunterdon County’s Real Estate Market Conditions for December of 2023

This market report uses my local Hunterdon County expertise to clearly explain what is happening in our local real estate market. My monthly market update will guide you through the economic conditions and trends that impact our local markets. The update also provides hyper-local statistics [...]

Dec04, 2023

Experts Project Home Prices Will Rise over the Next 5 Years

By |December 4, 2023|Categories: 55+, Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Sellers|Tags: , |Comments Off on Experts Project Home Prices Will Rise over the Next 5 Years

Even with so much data showing home prices are actually rising in most of the country, there are still a lot of people who worry there will be another price crash in the immediate future. In fact, a recent survey from Fannie Mae shows that 23% of consumers think prices will fall [...]

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