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Bergen-Lafayette Real Estate: 4 Things to Know About the Neighborhood

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Bergen-Lafayette Real Estate: 4 Things to Know About the Neighborhood

It’s rare that you get a fantastic deal when it comes to New York or New Jersey real estate. By investing in Bergen-Lafayette real estate, you get two neighborhoods for the price of one.

Union City, NJ Real Estate: 4 Things to Know About the Neighborhood

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Union City, NJ Real Estate: 4 Things to Know About the Neighborhood

The first thing you should know about Union City is that you’re actually getting two towns in one. Way back in 1925, the town of Union and the township of West Hoboken merged to form Union City as we know it today. The second thing you should know is that it’s part of the highly desirable New Jersey Gold Coast. You’ve probably heard about its diverse community, thriving arts scene and convenient transport links, but here’s four things you didn’t know about the neighborhood.

Jersey City Real Estate: Five Key Things the City Has to Offer

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Jersey City Real Estate: Five Key Things the City Has to Offer

Congratulations! If you’re reading this article, you’ve already taken the first step towards a life in Jersey City: shaking off the misconceptions. Jersey City isn’t that gritty town on the wrong side of the Hudson anymore. It’s the new destination of choice for many New Yorkers. It was even voted New York’s best neighborhood by Curbed, an online real estate publication. In case you were wondering, yes, it is in New Jersey. But the accolade isn't surprising. It's easy to fall for the allure of Jersey City real estate when you consider these five factors.

North Bergen Real Estate: Top 5 Things to Know About the Neighborhood

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North Bergen Real Estate: Top 5 Things to Know About the Neighborhood

Nestled in New Jersey’s Hudson County lies North Bergen, a quiet and unassuming township. While its neighbors to the south, New Jersey and Hoboken, are hitting real estate headlines and attracting New Yorkers in droves, North Bergen is staying off the radar. And that’s just the way residents like it. That’s not to say that they won’t welcome you with open arms if you make the move—the sense of community is one of North Bergen’s major selling points. But is it the right move for you? Here are the top things to know about life in North Bergen.

Hoboken Real Estate: 5 Things You Should Know About Living in Hoboken

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Hoboken Real Estate: 5 Things You Should Know About Living in Hoboken

Hoboken, home of Frank Sinatra and baseball. The city may seem like a town dwelling in the past, but this gem on the Hudson’s shores still has plenty to offer. Today’s residents are far more interested in keeping the delights of New York’s “sixth borough” a secret. Well sorry, Hobokens, because we’re about to blow the cover. Here’s what you really need to know about life in the Mile Square.

Jersey City Heights Real Estate: 3 Things to Know About Living in the Heights

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Jersey City Heights Real Estate: 3 Things to Know About Living in the Heights

Ideally perched on the New Jersey Palisades overlooking Hoboken and Manhattan, there aren’t many places in New Jersey that can combine access to the Big Apple with a unique and eclectic mix of cafe culture and artistic community. Meet Jersey City Heights.

Buying Metro Area Real Estate in New Jersey — Condos vs. Co-ops

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Buying Metro Area Real Estate in New Jersey — Condos vs. Co-ops

Some aspects of buying real estate in the New York City Metropolitan Area are the same as anywhere else. You need to save enough to cover a down payment. You must have good credit. And you’ll have to shop around until you find what you want.

Importance of Good Schools to Real Estate

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Importance of Good Schools to Real Estate

Savvy home buyers place a premium on many factors when it comes to pricing real estate. Access to transportation, noise levels and the proximity of great restaurants and parks all enter the mix, as do things as intangible as a neighborhood’s “cool” factor.