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In My Neighborhood in Bergen County : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Apr 2, 2014
Andrew Tisellano answered:
if you want to take the train from Ridgewood it is about an hour + 1/2
you are sandwiched between 2 great towns for shops and restaurants. Mahwah and Ridgewood a lot of fun. Wyckoff is quaint too. Welcome. Best Wishes. ... more
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Wed Apr 2, 2014
Alisa Snider answered:
Wyckoff is a very vibrant town with great restaurants. The best thing about Bergen County is the towns are all so close together that you will find a short drive to Ridgewood and other surrounding towns will also get you exposure to many great restaurants and shops. I moved to Bergen County from the city and totally get what you are looking for. The hardest part for most of my buyers that moved to Bergen County from the city was the fact they couldn't get take-out delivered at all hours. Let me know if you would like me to give you some names of restaurants. I go out to dinner quite often and would love to help you if I can. I can also send you some listings for homes in Wyckoff. Have a great weekend!

Alisa Snider
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Thu Jul 11, 2013
Ron Thomas answered:
Your question is based on information that may be out of date and probably flawed:

Most assessments are based on the last selling price; if that happened at the top of the market, then it will be artificially high.

The LISTING PRICE is an artificial number that may have been deliberately low to attract multiple offers.

The assessment may be reset to the new selling price, and
The house may sell for considerably more than the LISTING PRICE.

With the Market haven fallen so far lately, the Values we are seeing are lower than we had at the peak. This is very good.
But do not hang your hat on saving $100,000. It would be a "paper" profit anyway.
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Thu Mar 1, 2012
Adrienne Petrook answered:
That information is available to realtors in the NewJerseyMLS. I would be happy to email it to you directly if you care to provide your email address. The file is too large to attach here. You can call me with your email address or send it to met at Are you looking for single family sales or multiple family?
Adrienne Petrook
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Tue Jan 17, 2012
Barbara Ostroth answered:
Hi Yi, I'm aorry but this property on Ronald Court is off the market right now -- the owner is no longer interested in selling it. If you want to look for something else in the area, let me know, I would be happy to help you!
My best,
Barbara Ostroth
Coldwell Banker RE
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Tue Dec 13, 2011
Anna M Brocco answered:
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Sun Aug 26, 2012
Adrian Tridel answered:
I moved to Rutherford in 2002 Specifically because of the schools, community and close proximity to New York. The town is beautiful, the community is family friendly and filled with activities year round. The home prices right now in Rutherford are pretty amazing. If you have anymore questions don't hesitate to hit me up at ... more
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Mon Sep 26, 2011
lynn clark answered:
I would be happy to help you in two ways.
1. Take you out to see houses
2,. Email you listings that have pictures so that you can see which houses you might be interested in.

Ridgewood is a wonderful town with great schools. ... more
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Wed May 25, 2011
Tom answered:
The Water Treatment plant services Waldwick and the surrounding towns. Waldwick and HoHoKus neighborhoods surround the treatment which is tucked away in a countrified setting off Wyckoff Ave. It uses a state-of-the-art filtration system and is as neighborhood friendly as possible. During the Fall, the town composts leaves in the area. When they turn over the leaves, sometimes there is a mulch-odor. The treatment plant often gets the blame. Since Waldwick is surrounded by HoHokus, Ridgewood, Saddle River, Allendale and Wyckoff. Waldwick continues to be the one the most sought-after communities in Northwest Bergen County. The Traphagen Elementary School was the only Bergen County elementary to receive the National Blue Ribbon Award in 2009. The town has its own train station, easy access to Route 17, its own High School and very active Sports programs, Civic Organizations and Religious organizations. Waldwick is known for its wonderful fields, top-notch track-n-field and its own "stocked" lake called Whites Pond. To clear your mind about the Water Treatment plant, they can be reached at (201) 447-2660. Ask for a tour of facility. ... more
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Mon Jan 26, 2015
Don Maclary answered:
For a ball park # go to put in the address and add 10-15% they have a number on every address but usually to low.
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Sat Apr 28, 2012
Peter J Rogers answered:
not sure if you are loooking to buy or rent from the amount quoted by you.
Tenefly, Teaneck, Englewood. Fairlawn would be suitable from the point of commuting to NYC and these towns are pretty close together.
If you wish to rent then usually houses are leased on a yearly basis with the need to advise of leaving one month before the end of the lease so if you wanted to move in July first there should be availability whne you visit at the end of april although the owners would probably expect you to pay the security up front in order to hod it for you until you move in. That is probably something your husbands employer might be willing to assist you with.
My web site is below with contact info I would be happy to assist you
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Thu May 3, 2012
Misse answered:
As with many small businesses they were forced to close down shop due to an outrageously high rent increase. Sad that the building owner is more concerned with his own pocket than supplying the local community with a convenient grocery and package goods store. ... more
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Mon Apr 25, 2011
Thomas Maher answered:
Did you mean 696 Lilly Pond - If so this property sold in January. You can visit my Franklin Lakes Web Site or you can email me with specific requests.

The market in Franklin Lakes has picked up. My office is located in Franklin Lakes.

Tom Maher
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Mon May 20, 2013
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Sat Nov 21, 2009
Peter J Rogers answered:
A lot of people are asking that question but unfortunately no one really has the answer.
You can only go on the historical record and trhat is that over the long run Real Estate, like the stock market, has risen but has been the subject to fluctuations like we are experiencing at the moment.
people would love to buy at the bottom of the market but even the experts have no idea when the bottom is reached.
All we know is at the moment prices in this area seem to have stabilised.
If you own at the moment and are able to sell and buy its probably not a bad time to do so. Altohugh your current property is worth less so is the one you are buying so its a trade off.
What most people agree on is the interest rates are probably going to rise over the next few years as we are probably going to see inflation. Interest rates are pretty well as low as they could ever be and if I were in the market to buy I would do so and lock in a 30 yr mortgage at current rates as you may never see them again in your lifetime. Thats not my idea, just borrowing it from others!
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Wed Dec 1, 2010
Vita Strakhman answered:
Pam, as far as I know, there are no plans in the near future to install sewers but if you want to find out for sure, your best bet is to call the town directly. Here is the website ... more
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Sun Aug 16, 2009
Peter J Rogers answered:
The section close to the Environmental Center is perfectly fine and quite sought after. As I indicated in my answer to your other question most of the talk about one section of Wyckoff being better than another is purely "snob" talk. Unless you discount James Way and a couple of other streets that run alongside Rte 208 there are simply no "bad" areas of the town. ... more
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Wed Jul 20, 2011
Darlene White answered:
Hi Chris.

This web link may be helpful. These are the current tax rates for Bergen County.

This link will also help you see the best and the worst in the county -though I cannot attest for the reliability of the information, as I'm not sure who posted it.

Best of Luck in your Home Search,
Darlene White
Sales Associate
Mountain Resort Properties
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Mon Apr 11, 2011
Robert Hammerstein answered:
Is it possible you are looking for a place in Hillsdale Michigan? This quesion is showing up in Hillsdale NJ.
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