Piscataway, NJ Real Estate News

By Catherine Chaudemanche - Edison & Central NJ, Full Time, Informed and Involved- Results Driven
(Metuchen Keller Williams Elite Realty / Middlesex County, NJ)
Piscataway Open Houses Sunday February 14, 2010 Please find below a list of open houses in Piscataway NJ for Sunday February 14, 2010. Those are public Piscataway open houses. Open houses are a good way to start understanding what you can get for your money. They are listed for Piscataway homes by property type (Houses, Condos, Adult Community), number of bedrooms and asking price.  Middlesex County Cities Zip Code Address Property Type Bedrooms List Price Open House Date Piscataway 08854 43 KENSINGTON DR Condo 2 282,000 2/14/2010 Piscataway 08854 202 NORMANDY DR House 4 423,900 2/14/2010 Piscataway 08854 8 HAINES AV House 3 299,000 2/21/2010 Piscataway 08854 21 LOCUST AV House 3 339,900 2/14/2010 Piscataway 08854 13 BUCHMAN ST House 3 299,000 2/14/2010 To see if you qualify for the loc...
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By Catherine Chaudemanche - Edison & Central NJ, Full Time, Informed and Involved- Results Driven
(Metuchen Keller Williams Elite Realty / Middlesex County, NJ)
February 2010 Piscataway Market Reports   Those Piscataway market reports are for Piscataway residential homes only; they do not include Piscataway condos or townhouses. Piscataway homes stats are calculated and published monthly with data from the Middlesex County Multiple Listings System (MLS). Piscataway homes inventory numbers are also from the Middlesex County MLS.   Piscataway Homes Stats January 2010  Piscataway Homes Stats January 2010 Piscataway sold homes  14 Piscataway homes average sold price  $342,132 Piscataway homes median sold price  $295,000 Sold price / asking price ratio  94% Days on Market  81 days   Piscataway Homes Inventory January 2010   Piscataway Homes Inventory January 2010 Piscataway new homes listed in January   41 Piscataway active inventory *163 Months of ...
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By Catherine Chaudemanche - Edison & Central NJ, Full Time, Informed and Involved- Results Driven
(Metuchen Keller Williams Elite Realty / Middlesex County, NJ)
Piscataway Open Houses Sunday February 7, 2010 Please find below a list of open houses in Piscataway NJ for Sunday February 7 2010. Those are public Piscataway open houses. Open houses are a good way to start understanding what you can get for your money. They are listed for Piscataway homes by property type (Houses, Condos, Adult Community), number of bedrooms and asking price.  Middlesex County City Zip Code Address Property Type bedrooms List Price Open House Date Piscataway 08854 374 BOWLER CT Condo 2 $329,900 2/7/2010 Piscataway 08854 32 MAYFIELD LN House 3 $519,500 2/7/2010 To see if you qualify for the local American Dream and the Smart Start down payment programs and other incentives contact me anytime.More about Piscataway Real Estate in New Jersey or Piscataway Condos for sale...
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By Catherine Chaudemanche - Edison & Central NJ, Full Time, Informed and Involved- Results Driven
(Metuchen Keller Williams Elite Realty / Middlesex County, NJ)
Piscataway Open Houses Sunday January 24, 2010 Please find below a list of open houses in Piscataway NJ for Sunday January 24 2010. Those are public Piscataway open houses. Open houses are a good way to start understanding what you can get for your money. They are listed for Piscataway homes by property type (Houses, Condos, Adult Community), number of bedrooms and asking price.  Area Zip Code Address Property Type Bedrooms List Price Piscataway Open House 08854 145 ABBOT COURT Condos 2 279,900 Piscataway Open House 08854 43 KENSINGTON DR Condos 2 289,000 Piscataway Open House 08854 374 BOWLER CT Condos 2 332,500 Piscataway Open House 08854 4 RACHEL TERRACE Houses 3 285,000 Piscataway Open House 08854 15 MORRIS AV Houses 3 400,000 Piscataway Open House 08854 416 ELWOOD ST Houses 4 410,0...
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By Catherine Chaudemanche - Edison & Central NJ, Full Time, Informed and Involved- Results Driven
(Metuchen Keller Williams Elite Realty / Middlesex County, NJ)
Piscataway Open Houses Sunday January 16, 2010 Please find below a list of open houses in Piscataway NJ for Sunday January 16 2010. Those are public Piscataway open houses. Open houses are a good way to start understanding what you can get for your money. They are listed for Piscataway homes by number of bedrooms and asking price.  Piscataway Homes  Bedrooms Price 23 PRIMROSE LN 4 685,000 123 COVENTRY CR 5 395,900 6 AMBROSE VALLEY LN 6 678,500 To see if you qualify for the local American Dream and the Smart Start down payment programs and other incentives contact me anytime.More about Piscataway Real Estate or Piscataway Condos for sale in New Jersey. Catherine "Cathy" ChaudemanchePiscataway Realtor AssociateAgent Leadership CouncilKeller Williams Realty
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    Any time supply is bigger than demand, businesses start looking for a way to set themselves apart from the competition.  If you have a Piscataway home for sale, you're probably doing the same thing. What is the competition like, though? Are you looking for similar houses, similar neighborhoods - or is the competition nation wide? By paying attention to homes that are selling nationwide, you can find out a lot about what buyers want.   Once again, CNN Money published their "Top 100 Best Places to Live" for 2009. If your Piscataway home for sale is in a place similar to the Top 10, you just might have a much better chance at selling, especially if you market those positive attributes. Here are just a few of the things these places have in common:   Small towns: Whether a place is smal...
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Valentine's Day is just around the corner.  Are you wondering what to get your loved one? Buying Piscataway New Jersey foreclosures may not be on the top of your list, but maybe it should be. Do you need some extra room? Is it time to spread out? Are you a repeat buyer?   You've probably heard the term "buyer's market" more often than you care to, but if you want to expand your living quarters, you might want to pay attention.   What is a buyer's market? The typical reply might be something like, "A buyer's market is where the supply is greater than the demand; the heavier the supply, the stronger the buyer's market." What you really need to know is that a buyer's market is heavily tipped in your favor. Mortgage rates, housing supply and negotiations are all pointed towards helping you ...
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A lot of owners who have their homes for sale in Piscataway & Sayreville New Jersey are taking advantage of the remodeling sales going on around the nation.  From tools and building supplies to the remodeling agencies themselves, they're finding they can save money.   Unfortunately, a lot of homeowners are also choosing to forego the legal building permit process, trying to further save money.   Every building, occupied or unoccupied, has a set of building codes. Any changes that you make to your home must comply with those building codes, which means most home improvements, whether done by you or by a professional you hire, needs a permit. Depending on your locality, the home improvement that requires a permit could be as simple as installing a water heater.   Hire Someone to Get the P...
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Few questions are more important this time of year than which Christmas tree you should buy for your Sayreville & Piscataway New Jersey home.  There are some things to keep in mind when looking for the perfect Christmas tree, here are just a few:   Real Or Artificial Tree? Real Christmas trees require some care; if you're planning to travel this holiday season, you may not want a live tree.  You must water the tree to make sure that it doesn't lose its needles before Christmas day.  The live trees are not fire resistant, the dried out pine needles can get too hot from the lights and may burst into flame.   On the other hand, there isn't any up-keep with an artificial Christmas tree, and many look quite realistic.  The plastic Christmas trees have an added bonus of being flame retardant....
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The Those with Sayreville & Piscataway New Jersey homes for sale are buckling down for the long haul, but exactly how long will that be? I spent a little bit of time roaming the Internet to get the general "feel" from people on the housing market. It turns out that the answer all depends on who you ask...   Housing Predictor Housing Predictor.com says, yes, the housing market appears to be making a rebound. However, that rebound, says economist, John Hines, is a false front. The government is pushing the rise in sales to make the housing markets look good and increase buyer confidence. Will the market ever get back on track? According to Hines, if Congress can get the lending pipeline going again, we might finally see a bottom around the third quarter of next year.   The Ledger Accordin...
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By Catherine Chaudemanche - Edison & Central NJ, Full Time, Informed and Involved- Results Driven
(Metuchen Keller Williams Elite Realty / Middlesex County, NJ)
From household cleaning supplies to clothing, everything is going green. The same goes for the real estate market. Many potential home buyers want eco-friendly Piscataway real estate in NJ. Before you simply buy a home that's touted as green, consider these few tips for finding a truly green home. 1.  Work with an expert It may be difficult for you to figure out what criteria designate a green home. That's why it's important to seek out a green Piscataway real estate professional whose main focus is to help you sort through fact from fiction in the green housing industry. 2.  Buy in an eco-friendly neighborhood Purchasing green Piscataway real estate doesn't necessarily mean the location will be environmentally friendly. Unfortunately, buyers may not factor in this detail. If your neigh...
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By Catherine Chaudemanche - Edison & Central NJ, Full Time, Informed and Involved- Results Driven
(Metuchen Keller Williams Elite Realty / Middlesex County, NJ)
Piscataway Condos for Sale and Piscataway Townhouse for Sale in New Jersey; more than just another unit? When buyers are looking at Piscataway Townhouses or Piscataway Condos for sale, they aren't just looking at the place itself. Although how a condo or townhouse looks on the inside is important, many are also looking at the surroundings. When you get ready to sell your home, start thinking about what other things you can sell. Here's a short list of other benefits you may be able to promote:   Condo Association - Piscataway condos have some sort of governing body like the Home Owner's Association or Community Association. How good is yours? Does your condo association listen to the needs of the home owners? Do they keep the building in good repair? If your association is one of the be...
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By Catherine Chaudemanche - Edison & Central NJ, Full Time, Informed and Involved- Results Driven
(Metuchen Keller Williams Elite Realty / Middlesex County, NJ)
Condos for sale in Piscataway NJ Most communities in Piscataway such as Canterbury, Society Hill, Birch Glen, Maple Grove, Starpoint, etc...are condo or condominium communities. Condos for sale in Piscataway can be of one level, with or without basement; 2 levels or 3 levels (usually described as townhouses) and with or without attached garage, deck, patio, etc...There are few very well located condos and townhouses communities in Piscataway, New Jersey. In addition of being conveniently located, Piscataway condos for sale may offer some of the following amenities: outdoor swimming pool, clubhouse, playground, tennis courts, walking and jogging paths, etc...in a professionally landscaped, park-like setting environment. Catherine Cathy ChaudemancheAssociate Realtor - Keller Williams Real...
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By Catherine Chaudemanche - Edison & Central NJ, Full Time, Informed and Involved- Results Driven
(Metuchen Keller Williams Elite Realty / Middlesex County, NJ)
  If you're a do-it-yourself kind of person who really likes getting your hands dirty, now is a great opportunity to find a piece of Piscataway Real Estate in New Jersey you can enjoy.  As an occasional DIYer myself, I know how hard it can be to find that perfect piece of fixer-upper real estate, but here are a few tips on what to look for: 1.  More ground than house - Almost every do-it-yourselfer I've ever met enjoyed puttering in a garden and beautifying a yard.  Not only can it be relaxing, but done right it can also up the value of your Piscataway Real Estate if you decide to sell later.  Having a beautified yard increase the value of the property is much easier to do if you have a large amount of ground to work with. 2.  Expansion possibilities - If it's a small house (or even a l...
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By Catherine Chaudemanche - Edison & Central NJ, Full Time, Informed and Involved- Results Driven
(Metuchen Keller Williams Elite Realty / Middlesex County, NJ)
When buying a home in Piscataway, New Jersey, of course everyone wants to work with a dynamic Piscataway real estate agent. But sometimes, it's hard to know not only what talents you want in a real estate agent but also what you really need. While Piscataway real estate agents differ, there are five traits you definitely want the agent you choose to work with to embody. Marketing skills - You need to work with a Piscataway real estate agent who knows the ins and outs of real estate marketing. If you are selling your home, your agent should know how to market your home both offline and on the web for maximum online exposure. If you're buying a home, your agent should be aware of the latest and greatest homes on the Piscataway market. Negotiating flair - Once you decide on a property, you...
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By Catherine Chaudemanche - Edison & Central NJ, Full Time, Informed and Involved- Results Driven
(Metuchen Keller Williams Elite Realty / Middlesex County, NJ)
If you have a Piscataway home Mortgage in New Jersey, you're probably trying to figure out how you can save money. One of the best ways to add a bit of cash back into your pocket is create a budget, and work on paying off your home mortgage early. With a little research and a lot of focus, you can be mortgage free sooner. 1.  Make Additional Monthly Payments On Your Piscataway Home Mortgage One of the easiest ways to pay off your home mortgage is to simply make extra payments towards your principal balance. This helps decrease interest over the years, which helps you pay off your mortgage loan at a faster rate. You could pay as little as $100 extra a month and make a huge difference in the amount of interest you'll pay over the life of your loan.  Use a mortgage calculator to check out ...
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By Catherine Chaudemanche - Edison & Central NJ, Full Time, Informed and Involved- Results Driven
(Metuchen Keller Williams Elite Realty / Middlesex County, NJ)
Sometimes the motive for selling your home isn't about upsizing, it's about downsizing. Downsizing isn't necessarily about spending less money.  Just as frequently, it's about increasing your home's amenities while decreasing the work and responsibilities involved in a larger home. There are a lot of excellent reasons for downsizing your Piscataway home.  •·     The kids have grown up and moved away •·     You want less work inside and/or out •·     You just want to enjoy your home without hassle •·     You want something smaller and greener to save energy and the environment •·     You want community amenities such as golf and tennis •·     You want luxuries like a granite countertop, stainless steel appliances, whirlpool tub, pool and spa •·     You want less responsibility so you're ...
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By Emanuel Rodriguez
(Ark Mortgage Inc.)
  I recently read an article that was very interesting.  I don't even know where I read it but the idea has stuck with me for a couple of days now and I wanted to share.  The article posed a question of "is knowledge any good without action?"  I put that last sentence in quotes but it is not a direct quote, that was the general idea. The article talked about how too many professionals, including real estate professional, spend too much time thinking about how they are going to get more business and how they are going to do this and how they are going to do that and then go and do this...... but in the end they never actually go out and do anything at all.  The article tried to convey that you can be the smartest person and have the smartest ideas but if you do not go out and do what you...
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By Catherine Chaudemanche - Edison & Central NJ, Full Time, Informed and Involved- Results Driven
(Metuchen Keller Williams Elite Realty / Middlesex County, NJ)
There are many items you own that never move from the spot you placed them when you brought them home. Some of these objects are very large like televisions or cabinets. Other belongings are lighter but extremely delicate. Valuable items can either be very expensive or just full of sentimental value. How do you protect them from possible damage or loss during a move to your new Piscataway home in Middlesex County? Beg, borrow, or buy bubble wrap. It protects your valuables better than just paper. However, when paper will do, go to news outlets and ask for old papers you can get either at a great discount or for free for wrapping. Use old carpet or moving pads to protect your furniture. Even if items are unlikely to break outside of a catastrophe, they can still get scuffed or bruised. P...
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By Catherine Chaudemanche - Edison & Central NJ, Full Time, Informed and Involved- Results Driven
(Metuchen Keller Williams Elite Realty / Middlesex County, NJ)
- Middlesex County Home prices (do not include condo and townhouses prices). Calculated with YTD=06/02/2009 Avenel $271,375Carteret $256,758Colonia $338,059Cranbury $575,804Dunellen $275,979East Brunswick $394,929Edison $369,415Fords $264,438Helmetta $204,000Highland Park $335,559Hopelawn $238,563Iselin $305,521Jamesburg $233,778Keasbey $256,500Metuchen $406,020Middlesex $287,403Milltowm $308,125Monroe $455,221New Brunswick $252,200North Brunswick $353,976Old Bridge $357,221Perth Amboy $196,046Piscataway $326,188Plainsboro $514,357Port Read $256,250Sayreville $290,509Sewaren $258,083South Amboy $207,600South Brunswick $496,022South Plainfield $300,128South River $276,904Spotswood $298,888Woodbridge $273,870   *Source Data  from Middlesex County Multiple Listing System MLS. Need help und...
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