Why the Newest listings for Bergen County Sometimes…Aren’t!

Why the Newest listings for Bergen County Sometimes…Aren’t! You are doing some serious house-hunting. You’ve been Googling ‘newest bergen county listings‘, but when you click on the most popular sites, somehow the ‘newest bergen county listings’ are the same ones you’ve seen before. Worse, some of them turn out to have been sold! Or the price was wrong! Or the agent isn’t even the agent anymore! What is going on? Doesn’t Google (or Bing, or Yahoo!) promise to show you sites with the newest listings in Bergen County? How can the most popular sites (at the top of their results Read More

Staging Approach Helps Wyckoff Home Sellers

Staging Approach Helps Wyckoff Home Sellers We all know the feeling – the one where guests are due and you haven’t had time to clean the house.  You shove all the…well… stuff into the back bedroom and shut the door (you’d lock it if you could). Now imagine that feeling times 10.  If you are trying to sell your home this spring, and you have rooms full of that…well…stuff — you’re in for exactly that. You can prevent it all with just a touch of the staging approach for your Wyckoff home.  Not everyone has $5,000 or more to spend Read More

Buying a Wyckoff Home … With a $0 Down Payment?

Buying a Wyckoff Home … With a $0 Down Payment? Some of the Wyckoff’s wealthiest buyers may be getting a mortgage without putting a single dollar down. And we aren’t talking about single-bedroom fixer-uppers, either! It’s called 100% financing, and, at first blush, it looks suspiciously like a version of the strategy that sent the economy reeling in 2008.  But lenders feel that well-heeled Wyckoff residents who are getting a mortgage through these programs are totally different.  How so? you may ask. For openers, these loans are offered only to the super-qualified: those with serious investment portfolios they can use Read More

Wyckoff Businesses Helped by Housing’s ‘Snowball Effect’

Wyckoff Businesses Helped by Housing’s ‘Snowball Effect’ The Weather Channel has nothing to do with it. What’s happening up in the ski resorts, likewise. The ‘snowball effect’ being discussed in print and on TV won’t soften anytime soon (even if the groundhog was right about winter being over).. This is an economic snowball — one that’s gathering momentum following what CNN’s Money website describes as “the best year for U.S. real estate market in five years.” Businesses that stand to benefit from growth in the Wyckoff housing market are watching closely. The Wall Street Journal’s snowball report took form in Read More