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A Spike in Foreclosures Makes N.J. a Buyer’s Market

A report released last week by RealtyTrac, a real estate information company and online marketplace for foreclosed and defaulted properties, said foreclosure rates in New Jersey jumped in August 2014. According to the report, the foreclosure process began on 4,500 homes last month alone, marking a year-to-year increase of 115 percent over last August. While……
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You Want to Sell Your Home but Your Neighbors are Pigs! What Do You Do?

While the current real estate market may be hotter than it’s been in a long time, sellers still need to put their best foot forward, so to speak, to attract buyers and stand out in their community and price range. This is especially true if the seller is motivated but not able to negotiate on……
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NJ Real Estate Attorney Suspended Three Years for Scheme

The NJ State Supreme Court confirmed a three-year retroactive suspension of a real estate attorney who helped embezzle $1 million from investors duped into thinking they were funding the construction of medical offices. The suspension dates back to June 24, 2011, when the attorney was temporarily suspended after he pleaded guilty to wire fraud. Erik……
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Buying a House? You Could Do It Alone, but You Shouldn’t

It may not be on the same level as trying to perform surgery on yourself without a doctor’s assistance, but buying or selling real estate isn’t a simple process, either. It’s likely you don’t buy and sell every day and NJ real estate laws are complex. Besides, this is an expensive proposition. You won’t lose……
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