Real Estate

Oct 6, 2011

An opportunity for housing as mortgage rates reach new historic low

As mortgage rates continue to drop to record lows, housing experts in New Jersey say the trend could help spur home-buying activity by next year and create valuable opportunities for current homeowners to refinance.

Oct 3, 2011

Survey Housing values continue to batter homeowners’ wealth

New Jerseyans who are renters feel better off financially than homeowners, according to the latest PublicMind quarterly consumer survey by Fairleigh Dickinson University's Silberman College of Business.

Sep 29, 2011

Aiming to add value to senior communities

In response to feedback from the independent senior communities in her company's portfolio, Christiana Foglio has launched a new affiliate to Community Investment Strategies Inc. in a bid to add value to the affordable developments.

Sep 29, 2011

Top demographics drive N.J. retail vacancy declines

The Paramus-based real estate brokerage firm Goldstein Group attributes the continuing decline of retail vacancy rates in New Jersey to the state's strong demographics in its latest survey of the retail landscape.

Sep 29, 2011

Expert Record low mortgage rates won’t help N.J. home sales

The Federal Reserve's long-term interest rate reduction has led to the lowest 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rates since 1971, when rates first began being tracked. But a New Jersey real estate expert said not to expect the 4.01 percent rate to cause a major effect on the housing market.

Aug 5, 2011

Report South Jersey industrial market losing ground to Pa.

The rise of the industrial real estate market in eastern Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley submarket has left aging facilities in southern New Jersey in the dust, according to market research by Colliers International.

Aug 4, 2011

Haddonfield firm’s niche helps it land another military contract

Haddonfield planning firm MCFA says its niche — combining real estate advisory and renewable energy knowledge — has been a continual eye-catcher for the federal Department of Defense.

Jul 25, 2011

Multiple properties going up for auction this week

A retail complex, a farm and several Atlantic County condominiums will be auctioned Thursday as part of a Max Spann Real Estate & Auction Co. event.

Jul 18, 2011

Survey Mortgage closing costs on rise in N.J.

An annual look at mortgage closing costs reports New Jersey is climbing the ranks of states with the most expensive fees.

Jul 15, 2011

Hampshire Real Estate launches new fund with overseas partners

Hampshire Real Estate Cos., a Morristown-based real estate investment firm, has launched a new real estate income fund, in partnership with Hermes Real Estate Investment Management Ltd., one of the largest real estate managers in the United Kingdom, and UOB Global Capital, a subsidiary...

Jul 8, 2011

FEMA funding will power property purchases in Wayne

The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced earlier this week that New Jersey will receive $48.3 million for toward projects to prevent reoccurring major floods, especially in northern New Jersey.

Jun 10, 2011

Developer ‘Vertical GDP’ bill would encourage more investment in state

Revamped legislation to extend and expand approvals for real estate projects in New Jersey is getting the thumbs-up from some local developers.