Real Estate

April 20, 2020

NUTLEY, NJ - The "bike shop building," known in some circles as 'the Davis property' met its fate Monday morning as a demolition crew came up from behind and tackled the old landmark. Back in the day, when John H. Walker Middle School served as the high school, it was home to 'the Big Dip." The ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- More than a year ago The Connell Company presented a revised plan for a mixed-use development for about 12 acres of property in the Connell Office Park. Tuesday evening, the council reviewed a similar proposal which called for rezoning the bulk of the Connell Park ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Committee voted unanimously on Thursday, April 16, to introduce an ordinance to save a 20.3 acre lot Warren farm.   “It gives me great pleasure to report that we saved a farm in Warren from development,” said Warren Mayor Mick Marion to TAPinto Warren.  “We ...

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The real estate market is not business as usual but still active in Monmouth County. 3-D virtual tours and videos are now becoming a must in properly marketing a home for sale online. The most interesting of the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) statistics below are how much new listings to the ...

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Given widespread concerns about COVID-19, high unemployment rates, changes in the stock market, and a COVID-19 vaccine many months away, it’s natural to wonder whether it’s wise to sell or buy a home now.  Despite the unique circumstances of our time, several positive themes have emerged for the ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Monday morning may start off with a bang as the Davis Building, known to many in town as 'the Bike Shop building,' is torn down. The structure is owned by the Township of Nutley. The property was purchased by the township with the goal of demolishing it to accomodate the expansion ...

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The Township Council passed a resolution giving the option to residents of delaying payment on their second quarter property tax bill without accruing an interest penalty, in order to ease their financial burden during the COVID-19 pandemic . Mayor James Damiano presented the resolution, which ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The township has reached a settlement that will restructure its affordable housing obligation and reduce the number of affordable housing units to be built by developers. The settlement with Fair Share Housing means the township will only have to build an additional 195 ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ -  Last month, the Barnegat Township Committee passed a resolution authorizing the advertisement of bids for sale of township property located at 686 East Bay Avenue. The building started off as the township's firehouse and ultimately housed other entities associated with local ...

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Each morning after catching up with news about COVID-19, I pray for and reflect on the lives of my family members, friends, and neighbors near and far. Among the many people in my prayers and thoughts, of course, are those who, at great risk to themselves, continue working to help us — nurses, ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Township Planning Board meeting scheduled for Monday, April 6, has been canceled and all matters involving affordable housing have been carried forward to a 7:30 p.m. April 20 meeting date. The Monday meeting was supposed to be a virtual meeting with the public being ...

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The 2020 real estate market started with a very active January and  February. With the recent COVID-19 concerns, the market still continues to be active with pending and sold homes. Some factors playing a role in this are the low interest rates and low inventory. Although showing demand has ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Carmela Sagendorf, an 83-year-old resident of River Road, filed a civil lawsuit in Morris County Superior Court on Friday, April 3, naming Chatham Township as the defendant in her opposition to naming 476-490 River Road as a site for affordable housing. The civil lawsuit was ...

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ — Local realtor expert, Marion Romano shares her insight on the status of real estate during the Coronavirus pandemic. "Just a friendly reminder, I am here for you as we transition to our new 'norm.' Whether you’re thinking of buying, forced to sell or just have questions as to ...

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Under any circumstance, my family enjoys spending time together. We often unite for vacations, catch up for dinners, and gather for events and holidays. But until the recent COVID-19 stay-at-home mandate, we have never spent this much time together in the same house, day in and day out, even when ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – Earlier this month, the Barnegat Township Committee approved Resolution 2020-134, authorizing the advertisement of bids for the public sale of Block 250, Lot 23.  The block and lot number represent township property located at 686 East Bay Avenue. More particularly, the building on ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - While many stores in downtown Somerville have been forced to close their doors and restaurants are limited to take-out and delivery, construction sites throughout the borough are active, with hundreds of hard hats still able to make a living despite the limitations imposed on the ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The public is invited to participate in Tuesday night's Township Committee meeting but you can't be there. The meetingis closed to the public because of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, but residents are urged to participate from the comfort of their homes by dialing a phone ...

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Clark Real Estate Market Report – March 2020 Let’s take a look at how the real estate market in Clark performed in February. Inventory: In February, 11 single family homes were sold and 71 homes were offered for sale in Clark. This is the lowest active inventory seen in Clark since ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. – Sheriff Anthony Cureton announces the suspension of all evictions by the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office until further notice as the County and State continue to grapple with the COVID-19 health crisis.   This order follows recent measures taken by Governor Murphy and County ...

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Somerset, NJ – Are you in the market for a new apartment in Somerset, NJ? If you are, now is the perfect time to schedule a tour of 745 Hamilton, a brand new Country Classics Rental Community located on Hamilton Street in Somerset! For a limited time, the leasing team at 745 Hamilton is offering a ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The discussion about the redevelopment of two lots on River Road, where there is a plan to build 62 affordable housing units, has been moved to the April 6 planning board meeting. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Monday, March 16 planning board meeting has been canceled. The ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township received approval from Superior Court Judge Michael Gaus on Friday to proceed with its extended timeline to meet its third-round obligation of affordable housing. Chatham Township Mayor Michael Kelly confirmed the ruling at his Saturday "Coffee and Conversation" ...

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(ESSEX COUNTY, NJ) - Today Sheriff Fontoura Announces All Foreclosure Sales and Executions for Evictions/Ejectments Will Be Suspended Until Further Notice Due To Covid-19 (Coronavirus). Due to overwhelming concern over the Covid-19 pandemic in the State of New Jersey and surrounding Metropolitan ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Despite the advice of Gov. Phil Murphy to avoid public gatherings in response to the Coronavirus pandemic, Chatham Township residents came out in large numbers to oppose the designation of two lots on River Road for a 62-unit affordable housing site. Despite tearful testimony from ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Township Committee has detailed its latest affordable housing plan in its agenda for its Thursday, March 12 meeting, which includes a possible condemnation of an occupied family home on River Road "if a negotiated sale is not possible." The Township Committee will hold ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- A designer showhouse in the borough will be the site of a fundraising event Friday benefitting the Connie Dwyer Breast Cancer Foundation. Manhattan-based interior designer Tina Ramchandani will present Readers Retreat for ASPIRE HOUSE: The Heritage at Claremont at The Great ...

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  Over the years, I’ve sold eleven homes through 20 realtors. As you might expect, realtors’ approaches differ. I’ve learned that their differences can mean having a positive, inspiring experience or one that is merely satisfactory. In May 2018, my wife and I realized the value of working ...

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Hackensack, N.J. -- The Bergen County Division of Community Development welcomes BCB Bank as its newest partner in its American Dream First-Time Homebuyer program.     American Dream is an innovative program that is designed to educate potential first-time buyers about the purchase their first ...

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WARETOWN, NJ - Vacant and abandoned properties continue to plague Ocean Township. Local officials share in the frustration experienced by their constituency. A few years ago, the governing body even passed an ordinance that assessed fees against the owners of the vacant properties. “As a ...

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