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February 2010 This Month in Real Estate

February 8th, 2010 | Filed Under: Buying a Home in NJ, NJ First Time Home Buyers, Real Estate News | Leave A Comment

Who is buying real estate along the Midtown Direct Communities? [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mw0S3vH0X7I[/youtube] First time home buyers have until April 30th to be Under Contract and then must close by June 30th. Are you ready? Want to learn more about the towns along the Midtown Direct Train line into NYC? Contact Perri K. Feldman 973.650.4727Continue Reading!

Livingston Real Estate 2009 Year in Review

February 8th, 2010 | Filed Under: Buying a Home in NJ, Commuting to NYC, Livingston Living, Recent New Jersey Home Sales | Leave A Comment

Short Hills, Millburn, Livingston, New Jersey and Midtown Direct Real Estate, Home Buying and Selling, Top Realtor, Perri K. Feldman

I am always asked: "What is so special about Livingston, NJ?" Plenty, first my husband grew up there and graduated from Livingston High School. His family still lives there as do many of my cousins. So, OK I may be partial! There are homes for sale at every price point... whether you want: single family homes,  town homes, upscale senior communities or in-town living. Livingston is ranked in the Top 20 NJ High Schools. Commuting to New York is EASY on the Express Bus from The Livingston Mall (40 minutes) or...Continue Reading!

Millburn Real Estate 2009 Year in Review

February 8th, 2010 | Filed Under: Buying a Home in NJ, Commuting to NYC, Millburn & Short Hills Living, Recent New Jersey Home Sales | Leave A Comment

Short Hills, Millburn, Livingston, New Jersey and Midtown Direct Real Estate, Home Buying and Selling, Top Realtor, Perri K. Feldman

With the 2009 real estate slump, less homes were sold in Millburn/Short Hills than the previous year (223 vs. 260). However,  Millburn/Short Hills benefits from having the # 1 High School in New Jersey In addition, the town boasts strong cultural events with the Papermill Playhouse and Metropolitan Orchestra and of course premium shopping downtown and at The Short Hills Mall. That said, the average home sale price fell from $1,216,231 in 2008 to $1,160,406 in 2009. Of course days on market increased as a result of the economy to 73 up...Continue Reading!

Maplewood 2009 Real Estate Year in Review

February 5th, 2010 | Filed Under: Buying a Home in NJ, Commuting to NYC, Recent New Jersey Home Sales | 1 Comment »

Short Hills, Millburn, Livingston, New Jersey and Midtown Direct Real Estate, Home Buying and Selling, Top Realtor, Perri K. Feldman

I think it is fair to say that most real estate buyers and sellers are glad that 2009 is behind us. In Maplewood, NJ (07040), home prices have fallen far less than the national average. The ease of commute to New York City on the Midtown Direct train line and wonderful downtown have kept housing prices in line. Based on figures released from the Garden State MLS, 232 homes sold in Maplewood, NJ in 2009 with an average list price of $474,645 and average sale...Continue Reading!

Optimism for NJ Real Estate in 2010

January 14th, 2010 | Filed Under: Buying a Home in NJ, Commuting to NYC, NJ Mortgage Update, Real Estate News, Selling A Home in NJ | Leave A Comment

There is optimism in the air about the NJ real estate market for 2010 as reported in The New York Times by Antoinette Martin on January 10th. ..."SO is it over? The three-year period of unrelenting home price declines: has it stopped? And is it possible that sales prices will go the other way in 2010? ...€œEvery county has its own story, said Mr. Otteau, (market analyst, whose Otteau Valuation Group continuously tracks sales data in 21 counties for real estate companies.) ...Several...Continue Reading!

US News Ranks Top NJ High Schools

December 11th, 2009 | Filed Under: Buying a Home in NJ, Education in NJ, Madison Living, Millburn & Short Hills Living, Summit Living | Leave A Comment

Short Hills, Millburn, Livingston, New Jersey and Midtown Direct Real Estate, Home Buying and Selling, Top Realtor, Perri K. Feldman

   Congratulations to all of the high schools along the Midtown Direct Trainline that were awarded top honors by US News & World Report Silver Medals went to: Chatham High School Madison High School Millburn High School New Providence High School Summit High School To view all of the New Jersey Honored High SchoolsContinue Reading!

First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit Extended…

November 5th, 2009 | Filed Under: Buying a Home in NJ, NJ First Time Home Buyers, NJ Mortgage Update, Real Estate News | Leave A Comment

Short Hills, Millburn, Livingston, New Jersey and Midtown Direct Real Estate, Home Buying and Selling, Top Realtor, Perri K. Feldman

IT'S OFFICIAL!!!!.... THE TAX CREDIT HAS BEEN EXTENDED AND EXPANDED Well...almost...  (President Obama still has to sign it, which he will) Per Martin Straka, Mortgage Loan Officer with Bank of America:  On Thursday afternoon (11/5/090 the House of Representatives voted to pass the legislation extending the Tax Credit and Unemployment Benefits (HR 3548).Homebuyer Tax Credit:   H.R. 3548 extends the $8,000 tax credit for first-time homebuyers for five months, from November 30, 2009 to May 1, 2010. In addition, the bill provides a $6,500 tax credit...Continue Reading!

2009 Housing Tax Credit Ends in Ninety Days

August 30th, 2009 | Filed Under: Buying a Home in NJ, NJ First Time Home Buyers, NJ Mortgage Update | Leave A Comment

You only have three more months to take advantage of the 2009 Housing Tax Credit. Still Confused as to whether you qualify? There are still many opportunities to purchase an affordable home along the Midtown Direct Train line in New Jersey. If you want additional information about real estate in South Orange, Maplewood,Millburn/Short Hills, Summit, Chatham, Madison, Livingston or West Orange... Contact Perri K. Feldman @ 973.650.4727 or Perri@MidtownDirectHomes.comContinue Reading!

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