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By Donna Staccioli, Sparta, Jefferson Twp., NJ Homes for Sale
(RE/MAX Platinum Group)
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SPARTA, NJ REAL ESTATE HOMES FOR SALE MARKET UPDATE Donna Staccioli of RE/MAX Platinum Group, Sparta, NJ presents a layman's view of the market statistics.  Examine the market statistics for the Sparta, NJ real estate market.  (This is just an example of the information I provide my clients with ...

By Irene Kennedy Realtor® in Northwestern NJ
(Weichert)
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Spring has come to Sparta NJ and the real estate market data reflects folks coming out of hibernation and thinking more about homes for sale.  That said, the winter months were none too shabby - wait until you see what a couple Lake Mohawk home sales did for the average price in January! Of the S...

By Maria "Antoinette" Scognamiglio, GRI, ASP, There's no substitute for EXPERIENCE!
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
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Sparta, NJ Monthly Home Sales Report ~  January 2010 follows ... Sparta, located in Sussex County, NJ at this writing offers 278 homes available for purchase.  Currently there are 41 listings Under Contract and scheduled to close. January 2010 saw 20 closed sales, If you're looking for affordable...

By Irene Kennedy Realtor® in Northwestern NJ
(Weichert)
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For the first time, I just pulled together what I believe are a segment of Sussex County NJ's "Hot 10 homes for sale". There are so many great values and bargain prices right now, it was hard to narrow them down. While a fair number of these are short sales and bank-owned foreclosures (REOs), not...

By Irene Kennedy Realtor® in Northwestern NJ
(Weichert)
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As Sparta may well be Sussex County NJ's most popular real estate, let's take a peek at some solid market data on home sales. While for this report I haven't broken out Lake Mohawk separately, I often do so when working with sellers and buyers in the area. In fact, I'm trying very hard to find th...

By Nancy Maurer, Home Stager - Serving No. NJ
(Whitehall Interiors & Home Staging LLC)
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Earlier this year, I was contacted by a homeowner who was completely exasperated.  He had endured a year of having his house on the market with little or no interest being expressed despite the fact that it was basically a lovely house, on a great horse property, and in a terrific town here in no...

By Irene Kennedy Realtor® in Northwestern NJ
(Weichert)
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This Sparta NJ Real Estate Market Report is based on data recorded in GSMLS as of October 4, 2009. Statistics covering Lake Mohawks home for sale (below) are from the same source. While I don't publish monthly data on all Sussex County NJ homes for sale, I certainly can work it up for you as appr...

By Irene Kennedy Realtor® in Northwestern NJ
(Weichert)
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This Sparta NJ market report is based on information in GSMLS as of September 2, 2009. Data for previous months has been updated; for example, if a Lake Mohawk home for sale went Under Contract, the deal fell apart and the home is again on the market, the previous months were adjusted. Market dat...

By Irene Kennedy Realtor® in Northwestern NJ
(Weichert)
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This Sparta NJ Market Report is based on information recorded in GSMLS as of August 1, 2009. There may be unrecorded market data - closings or listings on July 30 - 31, for example. GSMLS market data for Sparta NJ shows that 24 homes were sold in July 2009 with an average sale price of $469,812. ...

By Irene Kennedy Realtor® in Northwestern NJ
(Weichert)
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As the number of Sussex County lake communities is at least 30, I will not even attempt to profile the relative benefits of each when considering a vacation home in Sussex County NJ. Residents of each one will be delighted to tell visitors why their lake community is better than the other 29. Co...

By Irene Kennedy Realtor® in Northwestern NJ
(Weichert)
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While there are many more interesting things to do around Sussex County, NJ, for the 4th of July weekend, I still want to give you the option to review the June market data for Sparta real estate transactions. Don't know about you but I prefer to be at Lake Mohawk this weekend... GSMLS market rep...

By Irene Kennedy Realtor® in Northwestern NJ
(Weichert)
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GSMLS market data for Sparta homes for sale shows that 29 homes were sold in May 2009! This represents the most closings within the last 6 months.  While the average and median sale prices were down slightly, owners still benefited from a 93% list-to-sale ratio. (So did those buying homes in Spar...

By Irene Kennedy Realtor® in Northwestern NJ
(Weichert)
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By Irene Kennedy Realtor® in Northwestern NJ
(Weichert)
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 In my areas of Sparta, Hamburg, Vernon, Wantage, Frankford, etc., more and more homeowners are having difficulty paying the mortgage.  Once a homeowner is several months late, the mortgage company/bank starts to consider its options.  Some options will keep the owner in the home by modifying the...

By Irene Kennedy Realtor® in Northwestern NJ
(Weichert)
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Hubby Chip & I excitedly planning a short vacation from our comfy home in Sussex County, NJ. We're headed to the White Mountains of New Hampshire to car-camp. You know, where you pull up to a site, unload a 4 bedroom tent with hot & cold running water, ask James the butler to don his flannel shir...

By Irene Kennedy Realtor® in Northwestern NJ
(Weichert)
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At least in my area of Sussex County, NJ, the real estate market is less robust than it was in years past - and I know this is true in most regions of our county. Those who want to buy a home are not lining up at my door, taking numbers like we do at the deli counter of our local supermarket. Few...

By Irene Kennedy Realtor® in Northwestern NJ
(Weichert)
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While inventory homes for sale in Sparta, NJ, remains highs, people are buying and selling homes every day. Home buying is a reality in Sparta, where we have some fabulous offerings - even within Lake Mohawk. In April, 38 Sparta homes for sale went Under Contract - more deals solidified than in a...

By Irene Kennedy Realtor® in Northwestern NJ
(Weichert)
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UPDATE early June - Irene Kennedy has traded places and is how the number one real estate agent featured in Sparta, NJ on ActiveRain! Well, if you time it exactly right and don't refresh your screen, I have the honor of being one of Active Rain's featured members. Even contacted the gentleman wit...

By Irene Kennedy Realtor® in Northwestern NJ
(Weichert)
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Part 6 of Distressed Properties are NOT Black Holes!, a six part series by Sussex County NJ real estate pro, Irene Kennedy   REOs do present some challenges that may or may not occur in other types of real estate sales. I'll provide the most common issues I encounter around Sussex County, NJ - an...

By Irene Kennedy Realtor® in Northwestern NJ
(Weichert)
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A distressed property normally is associated with the foreclosure process. Distressed properties are on the rise in my market area of Sussex County, NJ. They're not limited to this region plus experts predict we'll ALL be living with them for quite some time to come. So, let's get comfortable wit...

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