Thursday, April 15, 2021

Real Estate

When Is the Housing Market Going to Crash?

Last week, Google, the world’s largest search engine, reported that the search “When is the housing market going to crash?” had spiked 2,450% since late March. According to CNBC, searches for “Why is the market so hot” had doubled since last week. Clearly, market participants and analysts are starting to get worried about prices,


Debbie Bain Sells Ra’anana

Debbie Bain of Bain Realtors has been selling homes in Ra’anana since making aliyah with her family nearly a decade ago. Originally from Los Angeles, Bain believes Ra’anana is an ideal place for olim chadashim because it allows for what she calls a “soft landing.”

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When Is It Time to Buy?

A young agent who works for me at V&N recently got married and moved into the luxury building at 1500 on Teaneck Rd. She was telling me all about the amenities of the apartments, the people she was meeting, the interesting smells drifting through the halls every night and then she said, “My mom told me I’m crazy to be paying so much rent.”


Dreamer and Pragmatist

On a tour of the Southern Wall of the Second Temple, I walked along Ma’alot Harav Shlomo Goren. It makes good sense that Rabbi Shlomo Goren was memorialized with a street named after him in Jerusalem’s Old City. As the Chief Rabbi of the IDF, Rabbi Goren was a passionate supporter of the liberation of the Old City. Indeed, one


Why Some Lenders Can Offer Lower Rates Than Others

Competition is usually beneficial for consumers, especially when it comes to comparable offerings. When suppliers know that their product can be shopped and matched, it often prompts them to deliver their best price upfront. Despite over 90% of conventional loans being sold to the same FHFA Agencies, not all loan sources are equal when it


First Quarter 2021 Sales And Pricing Data: The Facts

With the end of spring break and the Passover/Easter holidays over, the spring market is officially upon us and understanding the statistics, while not as funny as the time I accidentally tried selling a customer their own house, is something we must discuss in this column.

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Award-Winning Bergen County Real Estate Agent Linda Stamker Joins Compass

When you’ve decided it’s time to get a new home, ideally you want to find a real estate agent who’s lived in the community for years and knows the area quite well; someone who is recognized by their peers for their skills and successes and praised by numerous clients; someone who takes pride in and is recognized for


What Homeowners Need to Know Before Refinancing

(StatePoint) With mortgage rates hovering near three percent, experts say there are still a number of homeowners who could benefit from refinancing. In fact, borrowers who refinanced in 2020 to lower their mortgage rate saved over $2,800 in mortgage payments annually, according to the latest Freddie Mac research.


Chasing Every Crumb

It is always so impressive to see how diligent people are when it comes time to rid their homes of chametz. Some are so meticulous that they sell their entire home altogether and fly down to Florida to ensure they are not near their forbidden crumbs. Jokes aside, it is undoubtedly a holiday where everyone works conscientiously to adhere to


KW Realtors Daniel Lorch and Ron Cohen Offer Platinum Services for Buyers and Sellers

If you are looking for seasoned and savvy sales experience in a realtor, then you’ve “arrived at the right address.” Daniel Lorch and Ron Cohen of Keller Williams Park View Realty have spent the past year transforming a plummeting real estate market struck by COVID into a fountain of opportunity for both buyers and sellers.


Hire the Right Muscle For Your Next Move


Muscle Movers is a new and upcoming moving company started by the Lipner brothers, Eli and Dovid. From a young age, the Lipner brothers always enjoyed doing odd jobs and helping out family and friends. Over time their reputations grew and eventually they became well known and highly recommended throughout the


Deena Rubin Is the Real Estate ‘Shadchan’ You Need

“I love when clients refer to me as their ‘shadchan’,” said real estate agent Deena Rubin, “matching the right seller with the right buyer.”

That is how Deena has always done business during her nearly 22 year real estate career, by “working tirelessly to