Morris County Real Estate Listings are Designed for Simplicity

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The first stop for anyone looking for a new home in Morris County—or for anyone who is even mildly curious about what properties are currently available—is the Morris County real estate listings. Like those you find here on my site, today’s online real estate listings are updated regularly all across the internet. It’s a coordinated system that appears deceptively simple …

Morris County Homeowners Have a Range of Financial Options

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It’s because the purchase of a home involves such a substantial sum that North Jersey homeowners are often thought of as being financially constrained. With years’ worth of income bound up in a mortgage, it’s the dominant figure in many a financial statement. But there is also another way to look at it—and it’s the way much of the financial …

Choosing a Morris County Agent with this ‘Must Have’ Quality

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  There is one overriding quality you must demand when you hire the Morris County agent who will be your partner and representative. It’s a quality you and you alone are qualified to judge. And it should be the final determinant—the last factor you consider before you make your final agent choice. Now it’s true that in many instances, this …

Chance Morris County Open House Visits can Spark Interest

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  More than one Morris County home sale has resulted from a couple’s chance encounter with a local open house. It still happens that they just drop in on the spur of the moment. “Oh look! They’re having an open house down the street!” turns into curiosity, then interest, excitement—and ultimately, a life-altering change in where they call home. Today …

In Autumn, Selling Your House in Morris County Takes Organization

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It’s October­­­; a time of year that has a lot to recommend it. In many parts of the country, it’s the season when Mother Nature goes full throttle with the Technicolor. Sunsets can be outrageous. In some parts of the country, leaves can bid adieu with displays that put rainbows to shame. Fall weather turns the air a bit crisper. …

New Reports Help Guide Morris County Real Estate Market Decisions

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At the beginning of any month, Morris County onlookers can find batches of fresh reports about national real estate market activity. Take October, for instance. We’ve just learned a bunch about what happened across the country. September’s numbers won’t be collected and analyzed for a while, but the fresh real estate market data for August is out, as well as …

Off-Market vs. Off the Market: Tricky Real Estate Distinction

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The Morris County real estate listings consist of the lineup of Morris County homes that are currently “on the market.” They’re for sale. Offered to buyers. Available for purchase. “On the market” is a straightforward real estate term; end of discussion. So, you’d think that “off the market” should be equally unequivocal, and it would be, if it weren’t for …

Morris County Mortgage Interest Rates Reflect Fed Funds News

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The way the media treated last week’s federal funds rate announcement by the Federal Reserve Board was a convincing demonstration of how much importance is placed on that singular piece of the financial puzzle. That rate may not be directly tied to Morris County mortgage interest rates, but since it determines lenders’ borrowing costs, its effect is considerable. For many …

To Sell a Luxury Morris County Residence, Understand Luxury Buyers

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When you have a Morris County luxury residence ready put on the market, you are about to enter a specialized area of the real estate realm. The luxury home market is, as the name implies, other than ordinary—and so are some of the ways to effectively navigate through it. First off, we have to recognize the importance of the fact …

Five Questions to Ask Your Morris County Real Estate Agents

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This is a list that hasn’t changed much since Hannibal first considered getting a larger place for his elephants. He decided that the Roman Empire would be a fine choice (but history tells us that the move didn’t work out). If Hannibal had consulted a knowledgeable Roman real estate agent, he might have chosen a more suitable property, and history …