Jackson, NJ Real Estate News

By Matthew Genovese
(Coldwell Banker Riviera Realty)
I saw this link today on Twitter. @realtorjohn posted it this morning. Check it out and h/t to @realtorjohn for the info! Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy If your are having trouble viewing this here...check out this link to the MSNBC site
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By Matthew Genovese
(Coldwell Banker Riviera Realty)
Yet again Inman News has posted a really interesting article.  It is a Q&A with a Seattle-based Agent, Kirsten Mohan, who has some great insights into where the market is going and how it will get there.   I particularly like this part of her answer to "how do you think the real estate market will be different when we recover from the current downturn?" "... we'll see a return to quality after years of mediocrity. This will happen primarily because  a more educated  consumer base will demand better service from...real estate agents in particular...for many years, a part of the real  estate agent's perceived value was thepossession and dissemination of raw data to the consumer. That same consumer now has the opportunity to find an abundance of information online before ever contacting an...
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By Dawn Marie White, Broker-Office Manager
(Crossroads Realty Inc )
Street Num Street Name Sold Date Sold Price DOM 216 2ND ST 2/18/2008 115000 116 946 VETERANS HWY 4/10/2008 150000 286 28 BRYANT DR 7/3/2008 152000 4 13 NEW HAMPSHIRE ST 6/26/2008 165000 167 124 COOKS BRIDGE RD 1/31/2008 169000 5 5 CASTLE AVE 7/22/2008 179450 49 2506 LEXINGTON CT 4/3/2008 190500 173 739 GREEN VALLEY RD 5/20/2008 191000 104 7 OAKLAND DR 6/16/2008 195000 44 111 CEDAR SWAMP RD 7/8/2008 195000 20 53 COOKS BRIDGE RD 2/28/2008 200000 44 56 WALTER DR 5/2/2008 205000 149 286 WHITESVILLE RD 6/9/2008 210000 70 996 WOODLANE RD 3/18/2008 218000 106 238 HOPE CHAPEL RD 8/8/2008 219000 37 43 OCEAN AVE 2/1/2008 220000 106 83 COOKS BRIDGE RD 5/29/2008 225000 125 7 LOUISIANA PKWY 7/8/2008 235000 12 621 OAK LEAF ST 6/17/2008 240000 237 6 MONTANA DR 8/14/2008 253000 3 15 PARK AVE 5/7/2008 ...
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By Ronald Shaffery, Toms River ,TOP Producer, More Marketing,More Communication,More Savings
(Keller Williams Shore Properties Toms River NJ)
lick Photo for Additional Media and Enlargement Status: Active (7/30/2008) Cat:RNT MLS#: m Type: CON Rent: $1,950 County: Ocean BldgNum: Muni: JACKSON ApxYrBlt: 2005 ApxSqFt: 0 SqFt Rooms: 7 Bedrooms: 3 Baths 2.5 Levels: 3 Bsmt: Y FP: Y MiddleSch: CARL W. GOETZ WF: N HighSch: JACKSON LIBERTY WV: N OthElem: WtrType: OthHigh: JCKSN Handicap: N: AgeRestr: N OrigPrice: $1,950 UnitsInBldg: DateAvail: 8/17/2008 Allowable: Parking/#: / SecDep: $2,925 LnkdML#: Directions: Lease w/Purchase nego. End Unit Crestmont. Tastefully upgraded. 3Bdrm 2.5 Ba w/Garage. New Ceramic floors/backsplash in Kitchen. 2 Story Family Rm. Gas Fireplace in Family Rm. Private Deck. 42" Spice Cabinets in Kitchen and Baths. 2nd Flr bath remodeled Gas: Tenant Electric: Tenant Oil: None Water: Tenant Sewer: None SnowRmvl...
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By Robert Rauf
(HomeBridge Financial Services (NJ))
  Jimmy and the Parrotsis a Jimmy Buffet Cover band that has been performing around the country for over 9 years The Department of Recreation announced that Jimmy and the Parrots will perform August 20,2008 at John F. Johnson Memorial Park. The Show is scheduled for 7:30pm and the park opens at 6pm Grants from the New Jersey State Council of the Arts have made it possible for this concert to be FREE of charge! There will be Vendors and Food Services on site for the evening.   Have a great weekend Rob Robert Rauf www.RobertRaufHomeloans.com  
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By Jeff Belonger, The FHA Expert - FHA Loans - FHA mortgages - USDA loans - VA Loans
( Social Media - Infinity Home Mortgage Company, Inc)
  This might be odd since I am posting this in a blog, but I received this e-mail today from a consumer.  I tried e-mailing her, but the e-mail bounced back.  If you sent me this e-mail, please call me.  Subject: Help Me Please!! Hi Jeff! I've been reading your blog and website and I'm hoping you can help me. I'm a single working mom living in NJ. When I look at the rents vs mortgage, it doesn't seem to make much sense to rent. I found a nice townhome in Jackson, NJ that my 13yr old daughter and I love. They development uses  XXXXXXX  mortgage. The development is not involved with FHA. I'm very new at all of this and very much on my own. I'm terrified of being taken advantage of. I don't have the best credit (but have been working on it). I have access to approximately $10K to put down ...
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By Robert Smith
(Weichert, Realtors )
Sellability There are Four major components that determine whether and how quickly a house will sell:•1)      Location•2)      Quality of house in comparison to its direct competition•3)      Price•4)      Number of buyers that know about the house (via Internet and Professional Marketing) The first three comprise a factor that I am calling "Sellability".  In any given market, if there were a hundred homes available for sale, you can pretty accurately rank them from one to a hundred, indicating the likelihood of the house selling and how fast. In the best of markets (seller's market), the following chart is an approximation of how long a house would remain on the market - Note: these percentages are to illustrate a point - the exact numbers vary significantly depending upon area and how...
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By Diana Brunner
(Keller Williams Realty Monmouth/Ocean)
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By Charles Blumenkehl
(Blue Asset Management)
Lawrence McCown, licensed Realtor with the Howell office of Blue Realty GMAC Real Estate Services, achieved the distinction of being #1 in condominium sales for Jackson in 2006. Lawrence was also the top 3 in closed real estate sales of all types in Jackson in 2006. Those figures were based on information from the Monmouth/Ocean County Multiple Listing Service. Lawrence, who has been a top producer with Blue Realty GMAC for 5 years, attributes his success to his desire to provide a high level of service supported by his personal assistants and company support. "As a resident of Jackson, I enjoy my community and helping the people in it. Jackson has a lot to offer, and it gives me great personal satisfaction to bring new neighbors to town.According to Charles Blumenkehl, president and fo...
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