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Real Estate East Brunswick NJ 08816About Real Estate East Brunswick NJ. East Brunswick is a township of approximately 45,000 residents in central NJ situated on 22.5 square miles of prime real estate in the center of Middlesex County.  East Brunswick is bordered on the north by the Raritan River, runs parallel to the South River NJ on its easterly and southern side, and by Farrington Lake on the west.

East Brunswick NJ has long been a destination for people wanting to move to a location that is close enough to New York City (31 miles from Times Square) but affordable enough to raise a family.  Because East Brunswick real estate is centrally location in the state of New Jersey, home buyers have been moving to East Brunswick since the early 1950's & real estate values increased rapidly.

Read What Our Clients Are Saying About The Level Service & Professionalism C21 Sylvia Geist Agency Realtors Provide.

Just some of the most recent clients testimonial about Century 21 Sylvia Geist Agency and our real estate professional.

About Karen Sotomayor License with our company since 2011.  

"I am so pleased and happy that I choose Karen to be my agent. This is my first home and she made it happen so easy. She was on track and we closed in less than 3 months. I will forever be thankful and grateful for this experience. Thank u Karen u have a new friend now."

Real Estate Sales Support Our Charitable Giving Pledge

As part of our “CARE4” commitment to charitable giving,  our office and agents have donated $4,437 to charity for the 3rd quarter of 2017.  The four charities that receive these donates every quarter are Habitat for Humanity, ASPAC, American Cancer Society and Wounded Warrior Project.  For this last quarter we decided to take $2,000 of our Care4 funds and give $1,000 each to the relief efforts in Texas and Puerto Rico.

Happy 4th of July USA!!

Renting vs Buying a Home

rent vs buyMore American families are leasing, over all wage levels and age groups, for various reasons. For most owning a home is the main ingredient of their American dream and Americans have pre-determined notions about homeownership: Purchasing a home will build equity over the long term, getting you started down the road to financial security. Most believe that renting an apartment or

3 Reasons Why winter is a Smart Time to Buy a Home

(BPT) - Don't give up on buying a home as winter nears. In fact, December through February may be better for buyers than the busy season in spring and summer.

Enjoy less competition and lower prices.

Fewer properties are typically available during the winter, as sellers and buyers aim to complete transactions before the school year begins. You can turn that to your advantage.

Existing Home Sales Highest Since Last October

CENTURY 21 Sylvia Geist Agency home sale report July 2014.  U.S. home sales including that in New Jersey climbed for the third consecutive month in June. Home sales are at the highest level since October as the housing market gained steam after months slowing home sales according to date release but the National Association of Realtor on July 29, 2014.

Report on existing home salesThe latest increase in home sales suggests the housing market rebounded from a harsh winter.  Tuesday's report showed home prices are growing more slowly than in prior months as more homes come on the market. The median sale price for a home nationally last month was $223,300, up 4.3% from a year earlier.  The median sale price of a home in the East Brunswick NJ area is considerably higher then the national average and...

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.