The New Jersey Realty Transfer Fee (RTF) question comes up on a daily basis with sellers...so, I asked my go-to New Jersey Real Estate Attorney Rosemary Stone-Dougherty to shed some light on this topic:
The New Jersey Realty Transfer Fee (RTF) is essentially a sales tax based on the sale of your home and is paid by the seller. It is strictly calculated off the Deed price of your home and per Statute.
Unfortunately, there is not an easy calculation for this...Continue Reading!
It may be ten degrees outside,
but Spring is right around the corner.
Here are the Top 10 Signs
That It's Time to Sell Your NJ Home
1. When you bought your house, you lived in the country. Now you're surrounded by high rises.
2. You can't get any appliances repaired because "they stopped making those parts years ago."
3. The swing set in the backyard
has sprouted roots.
4. The plumber's phone number
is on your speed dial.
5. Your phone number
is on your plumber's speed dial.
6. All...Continue Reading!
Zillow does it again...maybe.
Just read this post on Future of Real Estate Marketing about Zillow.
"The launch of their new Smart Search functionality tells you exactly how many listings the company has in its database, from a top level State search right down in to individual neighborhoods. Its kind of fun surfing around the country (zoom out to the USA level on their map) and seeing whats out there (according to Zillow anyway)."
Thanks Joel, I know buyers and sellers of real estate in New Jersey...Continue Reading!
The New York City Real Estate market is thriving and homes along the Midtown Direct Train line and the 78/24 and 280 corridors are benefiting from it.
Buyers shut out of the NYC market are coming to New Jersey taking advantage of well priced homes.
Below are the November (11/1/2007--11/30/2007) closed sales of single family homes provided by the Garden State MLS.
NOVEMBER 2007 HOME SALES
"Perri was very reactive AND proactive. Clearly, she has an excellent grasp of the towns and counties she covers and went the extra mile to educate us on an area we were not entirely familiar with." Steve & Laura Lee