The Resourceful Realtor: Thomas McCormack, Resources Real Estate

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An honest and informative view of the real estate market and life in eastern Monmouth County.
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If you've been kicking around the idea of buying your first home ~ or, if you've owned a home before but haven't owned one during the past 3 years ~ TIME IS RUNNING OUT on the federal goverment's offer of a Home Buyer's Tax Credit up to $8000 for the purchase of a primary residence to qualifying ...
09/01/2009
Q:  Looking for at least a 2 bed, gas, central air, home or townhome in the $140,000 range. Was thinking about pre-foreclosures and foreclosures. Can we view these homes? What is a good resource to find these homes? Are sites like realtytrac and foreclosure.com worth paying for their services? Ri...
09/01/2009
Q: Is it worth buying a house in Middletown, NJ in this current market? A: It's a great time to buy a house if you're financially qualified.  If you thinkthat's simply a convenient answer for a realtor to offer, consider the following:- prices have fallen considerably in the past few years ~ for ...
08/24/2009
Q: I'm looking for a Craftsman style home in Monmouth County, NJ, preferably in Keyport, Middletown, or Matawan.  Can you help? -- Aly A:  Aly,  As a lover of Craftsman homes (and owner of a great 1917 California Bungalow), I can tell you there are a good number of Craftsman stye homes in norther...
08/24/2009
Yes Virginia, it is good news. It was announced Tuesday by NAR (National Association of Realtors) that sales of existing homes increased again in May, the first back-to-back monthly gain since September 2005. Why? Just a guess, but certainly increased affordability due to lower prices and the fed...
06/29/2009
This Old House  has named Atlantic Hihglands as New Jersey's "Best Old House Neighborhood" in its second annual competition. I am proud to say I was instrumental in identifying Atlantic Highlands for the magazine having nominated the town after having been informed by the folks at Preservation D...
06/26/2009
Truly, one of the best features of Monmouth County is its park system.  With over 30 parks, gardens, ocean beaches, forests, golf courses, historic sites, recreation areas and marine habitats, it's comprised of over 14,500 acres and each year it offers over 4000 recreation programs with activitie...
06/24/2009
As a former long-time city dweller I resisted purchasing a home for many years, instead renting in various parts of Manhattan and Brooklyn despite many entreaties by friends and family such as "Why wouldn't you buy instead of throwing your money away on rent?"  I told myself and them that I didn'...
06/22/2009
For me, summer doesn't truly begin until the beach concerts at Sandy Hook start.  It's truly one of my favorite summertime activities... enjoying a picnic dinner & a bottle of wine on the sand with good friends.... the sound of the surf behind you, the sounds of a full band onstage in front.... d...
06/19/2009
Highlands Library Fundraiser A town's library is not just a place to store books... it's a place where everyone can stretch their imagination, encounter new worlds and dare to dream bigger. We're proud to announce the effort to create a new Highlands Library, supported entirely from private donat...
04/23/2009
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Monmouth County NJ with a special focus on the Two River area.