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Happenings and news and events about Allendale real estate and Bergen County Homes in general. Find interesting facts and items about Allendale as well as Allendale Real Estate Market Conditions.
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Bergen County NJ – The Stop Foreclosure Institute recently received a question from Katie. Here was her question. I am an agent and I am helping someone short sell their house. X Lender (to remain unnamed) claims that they have sent a short sale package to the seller a couple of times. But, they...
09/12/2011
September and October are the start of the fall season and lots of activities are planned all around Allendale for these months.  Here are just a few to get yourself prepared:   Allendale PTO Fall Mum Sale - Order Deadline  - Friday Sept 16,Pickup – Friday Sept 23 Place – Red Barn at Crestwood Pr...
09/07/2011
Bergen County NJ – Short sales can drag out. It takes 1-2 months to sell the house. Then, the short sale negotiations start. They can drag out for 3-6 months. In the meantime, if you aren’t paying on the mortgage, then the lender will be trying to foreclose on the house. Here is a tactic you can ...
09/06/2011
Bergen County NJ – The Stop Foreclosure Institute recently received a question from Aggie. Here was Aggie’s Question. “We received a short sale approval on the 1st. They will only pay the second mortgage $3,000. The problem is that the second mortgage wants $5,500. We are arguing back and forth ...
09/02/2011
The Allendale Real Estate market is holding steady over the past months. Here are the statistics from the New Jersey MLS system for Allendale single family residence for period 8/1/2011 - 8/31/2011.   Listing Status        Total        Total List/ Sale Dollars  Average ListPrice Average SoldPrice...
09/01/2011
Bergen County NJ – Even though lenders pretend to hate short sales, they actually benefit from short sales. Let me explain why. A lender gets to sell the house at today’s price, versus what it will be worth 6-12 months down the road. We just did a comparison and pulled up sold listings. All of t...
09/01/2011
  Bergen County NJ – When another agent brings a buyer to look at your home your realtor should follow up afterwards. They need to get feedback on what the buyer thought of your home. If the buyer liked your home, then they will ask if they are thinking of making an offer. Click here to discover...
08/29/2011
James Lockard | RE/MAX Properties | (201) 825-6600 34 Lewis Pl, Westwood, NJ Elegant Colonial - Recently Renovated 5BR/2BA Single Family House offered at $424,000 Year Built 1964 Sq Footage 2,072 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms 2 full, 0 partial Floors 2 Parking 4 Uncovered spaces Lot Size 7,501 sqft HOA/M...
08/25/2011
Bergen County NJ – This MLS Mistake could cause the right buyer to never look at your home in the first place. The Multiple Listing Service (MLS) is the first place an agent representing a buyer is going to look for homes for sale. Click here to discover how other sellers successfully did a shor...
08/24/2011
Bergen County NJ – A lot of agents think buyers don’t like short sales. This is not true. In fact, many buyers prefer foreclosures and short sales over normal homes on the market. They know that they are more likely to buy a home at a fair price when they buy a short sale. Click here to discover ...
08/23/2011
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