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Don’t Break The Piggy Bank

Don't Break The Piggy Bank

The mortgage payment that homeowners make to their lending institution is the best form of forced savings. Regardless of the fluctuation of property values, every mortgage payment is like putting money in the piggy bank. The equity in your piggy bank increases every month until the mortgage is paid off or the property is sold. […]

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Baby Boomers: Time to Cash Out Your Home

Baby Boomers Time to Cash Out Your Home

It has never been a better time to cash out your home’s equity and Baby Boomers are the age group poised to benefit the most from today’s housing market.  Preserving one’s wealth is the most important action you can take.  Baby Boomers who have been fortunate to experience property appreciation and have not taken the […]

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Listing Price vs. Selling Price – What to Expect

Listing Price vs. Selling Price - What to Expect

What is a fair listing price? What is a fair selling price? The listing price vs. selling price difference is determined by a number of factors. Whether a REALTOR sells four homes a year or four hundred homes, the rule of thumb for establishing a listing price for a homeowner or making an initial offer […]

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How Sellers Price Their Homes

how sellers price their homes

Clients often ask, “How much under the listing price should we offer?” The best way to understand market value is through comparative research to see how sellers price their homes in the area. Professional real estate consultants review and study at least 40 to 60 listings, visit 10 to 20, and inspect 5 to10 properties […]

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Coming Out of the Funk of the Pandemic Fog

Coming Out of the Funk of the Fog

It has been two years since the virtual reality of living in a daily fog overtook our lives. Expectations, goals and dreams were either put on hold or vaporized in front of our eyes. A sense of hopelessness created a funk for everyone, young and old. We celebrated the spring of 2020 with a national […]

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The Real Estate Shift Is Here – Expect Prices to Drop

The Real Estate Shift Is Here - Expect Prices to Drop

Over the past two years sellers have reaped the benefits of increased property values. A low inventory of homes on the market over this time was only an extension of a pre-pandemic trend. Based on supply and demand, a low inventory of homes combined with an overabundance of buyers means property values will go up. […]

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Taunton Lakes Neighborhood in Medford, NJ

Taunton Lakes Neighborhood

One of the hidden gem communities of Burlington County in South Jersey is Taunton Lakes in Medford. The community of a little more than 100 homes is also known as the Old Taunton Colony Club. Most of the homes are located on a pristine lake, where, if you look close enough, you will find homes […]

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Hoot Owl Estates Neighborhood in Medford, NJ

Hoot Owl Estates

You could live in Medford New Jersey your whole life and never know about Hoot Owl Estates. It is a quite a neighborhood gem that, until now, most people aren’t aware of. The Hoot Owl Estates neighborhood of Medford is nicely tucked away between Hartford, Tuckerton and Taunton Roads. Pride of ownership is on display […]

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Be Your Own Short Sale Advocate

Be Your Own Short Sale Advocate

You can and should be your own short sale advocate. If you find yourself going down the short sale path just remember the best person that can increase the odds of a positive outcome, is YOU. Solving all the moving parts that have to be coordinated for a successful short sale is another full-time job. […]

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Now is the Time to Get Out of Your Huge Mortgage

Now is the Time to Get Out of Your Huge Mortgage

The great Yankee philosopher, Yogi Berra, once said, “It seems like déjà vu all over again”. In a few months I believe the real estate market is going to look like 2008 all over again. There has been a moratorium on mortgage payments for people who have been adversely affected by the circumstances of the […]

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