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Remarkable Curb Appeal in Oradell, New Jersey!

by Susan Laskin

Pascack Valley Real EstateRemarkable Curb Appeal in Oradell, New Jersey!

Delightful, expansive & renovated Center Hall Colonial!  Immense cathedral ceiling Kitchen w/ a skylight & a wall of windows defining the breakfast room! Exquisite hardwood floors!  Master suite w/ walk-in closet & Master Bath w/ Palladian window overlooking the rear yard!  Located on a quiet residential street in the sought after latchstring section of Oradell, this home is a find!

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Oradell is a lovely town located in Bergen County, New Jersey.  With a strong educational system & a vibrant community, Oradell is a wonderful place to reside in. 

Learn more about Oradell, New Jersey!

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Pascack Valley Real EstateMontvale, New Jersey – Real Estate Market Report for March 2009!

Montvale is a lovely town located in Bergen County, New Jersey.  It is one of the eight towns that comprise the Pascack Valley, which is one of the more sought after areas of Bergen County.  Montvale has a strong educational system and is home to Pascack Hills High School, one of the two schools that comprise the Pascack Valley Regional High School District.  The town also boasts a strong community, a vibrant town center and a close proximity to New York City.  Learn more about Montvale and the rest of the Pascack Valley!

Local Montvale, New Jersey Real Estate Statistics – 2009

2 Homes sold in Montvale during the month of March

The average List Price was $794,500

The average Sale Price was $694,000

On average, homes sold for %87.41 of the List Price

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March Sold Homes Reports Are Here!

by Susan Laskin

March Sold Homes Reports Are Here!

Want to know where prices are going in the Pascack Valley?  Visit my website PascackValleySoldHomesReport.com! 

Here I provide detailed information regarding every home that has sold in the Pascack Valley over the past year!  The information includes location, list price, sale price, bedrooms, bathrooms, total number of rooms, brokers & more! 

Visit PascackValleySoldHomesReports.com now, where in addition to reading the latest sold homes report, you can browse through my Featured Homes, learn how much Your Home is worth, read more of my real estate blogs & more! 

Learn more about me from Real Estate Network Group!  Go straight to my Featured Homes for Sale!  Read through my Library of Real Estate Tips!

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Magnificent Presence in Woodcliff Lake!

by Susan Laskin

Pascack Valley Real EstatePascack Valley Real Estate!

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This is an elegant & expanded Tudor with 8 gables set in the heart of Woodcliff Lake!  Very private & spacious rear yard!  Remarkable curb appeal!  So many elegant features!  Take a Virtual Tour of this home!  Click here to learn more about this home!

Thinking of moving to the area?   The Pascack Valley is a region of Bergen County, New Jersey that is comprised of eight towns:  (Woodcliff Lake, Emerson, River Vale, Hillsdale, Westwood, Park Ridge, Montvale & the Township of Washington).  Learn more about The Pascack Valley!

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Westwood, New Jersey Real Estate Market Report – March 2009!

by Susan Laskin

Pascack Valley Real EstateWestwood, New Jersey Real Estate Market Report – March 2009!

Westwood is one of the eight towns that make up The Pascack Valley region of Bergen County, New Jersey.  With a wonderful town center filled with elegant shops, eateries, a movie theater & more, an active community & a great deal of small town charm, Westwood is an incredible place to call home! 

Learn more about Westood & the rest of the Pascack Valley towns here!

Westwood, New Jersey Real Estate Statistics for March 2009

March 2009 saw the sale of 7 Westwood homes

The average List Price was $432,957

The average Sale Price was $377,143

The median Sale Price was $375,000

Homes that sold in Westwood during of March 2009 sold for 87.12% of the List Price.

Westwood Links

·         Westwood Homes For Sale

·         Westwood Website

·         Westwood Schools

Real Estate Links

·         Browse through my Feature Homes!

·         Learn more about me from Real Estate Network Group!

·         Learn what Every Home in the Pascack Valley region of Bergen County sold for over the past 2 years!  Visit my website PascackValleySoldHomesReport.com

Read more of my Bergen County Real Estate blogs!

·         April 2009 Real Estate Update! – Read the April 2009 Real Estate Newsletter

·         Hillsdale, New Jersey Real Estate Market Report – March 2009!

·         The Good Life in The Pascack Valley – The rewards of investing in lifestyle!

·         Looking For Help In Your Real Estate Search? – No matter which side of the transaction you are on, being an informed buyer or seller makes all the difference!

What's Your Home Worth?

 

April 2009 Real Estate Update!

by Susan Laskin

Read through my Pascack Valley Real Estate Newsletter below!  There is wonderful information for Buyers, Sellers & Pascack Valley Dwellers alike!  Learn about Mortgate Rates, Local Market Conditions, Home Appeal & more! 

When you're finished browsing through the articles below, head over to some of my websites for more information! 

At SusanLaskinRealtor.com, you can browse through my Featured Listings, search All Local Listings, learn about the various Pascack Valley towns, read through my Library of Real Estate Tips & more!

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Five Ways to Wow Buyers

  These days, tax credits and high housing inventory make it a buyers' market. If you're a seller, don't despair. There are a variety of renovations that can help make your home stand out. Many buyers look at numerous homes when shopping for a house; so enhancing your home to make it more memorable is vital and increases the chances of a successful sale.
      Clearing clutter, taking down personal photos, applying a fresh coat of paint, making minor repairs, and keeping a pleasant aroma are all basic techniques to make your home more appealing. But there are a few other


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U.S. averages as of March 26, 2009:

30 yr. fixed:   4.85%
15 yr. fixed:   4.58%
1 yr. adj:        4.85%




creative enhancements that you can do to wow buyers without emptying your wallet. The results not only attract more attention, but also paint a picture of a well-cared-for home.



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Where Housing is Headed

     We received an important indicator of where housing is headed last month, when new mortgage applications for home purchases and refinances suddenly surged as they hadn't in months.
      Applications for FHA loans to buy houses were up by 10.4 percent. And overall home purchase applications jumped by 7.1 percent.
      Meanwhile mortgage interest rates dropped to their second lowest level in nearly two decades, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. Thirty year fixed rates averaged 4.96 percent and fifteen year rated dropped to just 4.5 percent.
      Why's this important? New financing applications to buy homes obviously point to rising purchase contracts and closed sales in the months ahead. They also suggest that prices have hit a level in many markets that is attracting once-hesitant buyers off the sidelines.
      There's still another factor that's likely at work here as well: Congress's




What You Need to Know
to Buy a Home Today


     Don't let a sluggish economy get you down. There are reasons to shop for personal items—including a new home. I recently saw an advertisement for a new car that said you could return the car in the first year if you lose your job. While there may not be that incentive for homes yet, some other perks might give you reason to start your housing search.
      If you can afford to buy, consider making homeownership a goal this year, especially if you haven't owned a principal residence in three years prior to buying. The new stimulus package sweetens the deal for homebuyers who purchase a residence on or after January 1, 2009, and before December 1, 2009. The incentive is for first-time homebuyers who remain in their home for at least three years. It provides a credit for 10 percent of the home purchase price, up to an $8,000 limit. The credit can be taken on your 2008 or 2009 tax return.
      If you close on a home after the April 15 tax deadline, you can apply for an extension provided that you close on your home before the extension deadline of October 15. If you're extra speedy and have already filed your 2008 return, don't worry — you can file an amendment to claim the credit. You have three years to



When Is It Time To Replace Your Roof?

     Red flags that signal it's time to replace your roof may be over your head.
      Sunlight permitting holes and bucket brigade-sized leaks are obvious signs it's time for a new topper for your home.
      There are however, additional indicators that may not be so obvious.
      "Certainly if your roof is approaching the end of its life cycle -- usually 20 – 25 years for asphalt shingles -- it's time to think about a new roof," says Ray Rosewall, president and CEO of DaVinci Roofscapes in Kansas City, KS.
      The National Association of Homebuilders says decorative slate, metal, masonry and newer synthetic roofs can have a life expectancy of 50 years or more.
      "However, a calendar shouldn't be the


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Equal Housing Opportunity

 

Pascack Valley Real EstateThis is my family’s 29th year in the Pascack Valley,  and I must say that it has been quite a ride!  When we first arrived, we were brand new parents (in fact, I never made it to the closing of our first house..my daughter was 3 weeks early, and the closing was delayed).   We then enjoyed the benefits of home ownership; incredible neighbors, young and old, involvement in the community, schools, and growing our family and decorating out home.

29 years later, and another home, and I can look back with pride at our choice of community and location!  This is an outstanding place to raise a family, including remarkable schools, wonderful neighbors, close proximity to work, shopping, and cultural endeavors, and a community with strong family values, an intense concern for neighbors, and a resounding pride in maintaining a safe, strong, and effective educational system for the children residing in our community.

Residents in the Pascack Valley promote environmental  concerns, top rated schools, and community pride.  These eight remarkable towns, River Vale, Hillsdale, Montvale, Woodcliff Lake, Westwood, Emerson, Twp of Washington and Park Ridge, (and often Oradell), are the place to plant your roots, and your Real Estate dollars.  With mortgage rates at an all time low, THIS is the Place to find your dream home..a home in the Pascack Valley.

For more information on the Pascack Valley, visit my website, SusanLaskinRealtor.com!  Here you can Browse through my Featured Pascack Valley Real Estate, Search All Local Listings, read through my Library of Real Estate Tips & more!

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Susan Laskin, Sales Associate
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
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Hillsdale NJ 07642
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Office: 201-930-8820 x117
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Cell: 201-615-5353 (call first!)  Office: 201-930-8820 x117