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Most New Jerseyans ignore radon risk, inspecting only when selling a house – NorthJersey.com

NorthJersey.com Most New Jerseyans ignore radon risk, inspecting only when selling a houseNorthJersey.comWhen radon is found as part of a pre-sale inspection, some buyers back out, say North Jersey real estate agents. More often, however, the sellers have the ventilation pipe installed, and the deal moves forward. “I’ve never had a seller refuse to …

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Town profile: Woodland Park – NorthJersey.com

NorthJersey.com Town profile: Woodland ParkNorthJersey.comDual reservoirs add to the mix, creating a significant amount of open space for a small town near the cities of Clifton and Paterson in lower Passaic County. Among the attractions is Garret Mountain featuring not only biking and hiking … “I have a …

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Avoid These Common First-Time Home Buyer Mistakes

Buying a home for the first time can be cumbersome. You’ve never done it before, so it’s normal to feel a bit overwhelmed. Luckily, we’ve pulled together some of the common mistakes first-time home buyers make. Learn from them, and you may have a smoother home buying process. Forgetting About Costs: Your mortgage will probably […]

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47% of Homes Are Selling in Less Than a Month

In some cities across the country, homes are selling faster than ever. Nationally, properties typically stayed on the market for 34 days in June, the shortest number of days since the National Association of REALTORS® began tracking in May 2011. Short sales spent the most time on the market with a median of 129 days, […]

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Better Days Ahead for First-Time Buyers

For now, first-time home buyers have mostly found themselves in a sellers market, faced with above-average price appreciation and bidding wars due to limited inventories of homes for-sale. But in the second half of the year, the market is expected to shift toward more of a balance as more sellers – motivated by higher home […]

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What to Expect in Closing Costs on a Home Purchase

Many are taking advantage of this year’s low mortgage rates to purchase a home. Pent up with excitement, many families, who have scrimped and saved for a down-payment, jump for joy when the mortgage lender finally approves their application. But, they should realize that there’s a whole new set of expenses that must be covered […]

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