Robert Geist's blog

Independence Day!

Home Ownership USAOn July 2, 1776, the Congress secretly voted for independence from Great Britain. The Declaration of Independence was first published two days later on July 4, 1776.

238 Years! Happy 4th of July!

A Stronger Home Sale Summer for the East Brunswick Market Area?

Homes for Sale in East Brunswick NJ

May 2014 home sales, contracts signed, were up 6.1% from the prior month but prices eased a bit nationally according to data reported by the National Association of Realtors.

So home homes were up month over month but as compared to homes sales in May of 2013 sales were down 5.2%. 

What's a Bathroom?

Sink in BathroomRecently a sellers of ours pointed out a mistake on the description of his property and it was with the # of bathrooms the home had.  The listing real estate agent correctly entered the information into our mls system, 2.5 baths but when the data was distributed to other web sites it was posted as 3 bathrooms totaling up the 2 full baths and the 1 half bath.  But is 2 and a half bathrooms a proper description of what the property offers?

Taxes and Selling Your Primary Residence in New Jersey

Although this has been discussed and talked about  since the tax law changed in 1997 many homeowners and real estate agents are still not aware that in most cases there will not be any state or federal taxes due on your gain when selling your primary residence here in New Jersey.

Real Estate Market Update April 2014

Rick Davidson, President of CENTURY 21 Corporation, talks about the state of the real estate market as of April 2014.

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