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Don’t put up the sign until you’re sure that every potential buyer who sees the sign will be enticed to come inside. Messy front yards and unkempt houses don’t convince buyers that they want to see more. Before you hang the “For Sale” sign, be sure you’ve taken these 9 steps to great curb appeal!

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Before you buy or sell a home in Scotch Plains, your first step is to understand how the real estate market is performing. Here’s what you need to know this summer.

Inventory: There are currently 176 homes offered for sale in Scotch Plains. This is pretty normal for Scotch Plains – you can see in the graph below that every sumer has a peak inventory of roughly 175 homes. The summer market is definitiely heating up.

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Prices: The average price of a sold home in Scotch Plains in June was $472,235. This is 8% higher than June of 2014 when the average sale price was $439030 but 8% lower than the 12 month average of $508,310. What’s happening? There’s a definite up-trend over the past year as the real estate market continues to settle, and you’ll notice that the peaks and valleys are less extreme now than they were three years ago.

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Sellers who want to get top dollar for their home will want to be sure that their marketing is on point and that their home is appropriately priced. Buyers who are looking for a bargain in Scotch Plains will want to do their research. When you find the home you want to buy, be sure that your offer is competitive because there are many multiple offer situations this summer.

 

Days on Market: The average sold hom in Scotch Plains was sold after 56 days on the market. Looking at this graph of the past 3 years, it’s easy to see that things have improved quite dramatically although there are still some bumps in the road.

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Home sellers who are interested in selling their property quickly will need to be sure that the home is priced correctly. Overpriced homes sell much more slowly, if they sell at all. Condition also affects the speed at which a home will sell. Homes that are cleaner, more up to date, and in better condition will sell faster than others.

 

If you’re planning on selling your Scotch Plains home, call Team Zuhl today for a free comparative market analysis of your home. If you’re thinking of buying a home in Scotch Plains, call us today!

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Before you buy or sell a home in Rahway, your first step is to understand how the real estate market is performing. Here’s what you need to know this summer.

Inventory: There are currently 228 single family homes offered for sale in Rahway. This is slightly higher than previous years. Higher inventory sometimes leads to lower prices.

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Fifteen homes were sold in June in Rahway. This is much lower than we usually see in June.rahwaySOLDjune2015

Prices: The average home that sold in Rahway in June was sold for $234,739. This is the highest average sale price we’ve seen in Rahway since last summer and higher than the 12 month average sale in Rahway which is $209,872.rahwayPRICEjune2015

Sellers who want to get top dollar for their home will want to be sure that their marketing is on point and that their home is appropriately priced. Buyers who are looking for a bargain in Rahway will want to do their research. When you find the home you want to buy, be sure that your offer is competitive because there are many multiple offer situations this summer.

Days on Market: Homes that sold in Rahway in June had been on the market for an average of 95 days. This is slower than we saw last summer when homes were selling iafter 43-55 days.

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Home sellers who are interested in selling their property quickly will need to be sure that the home is priced correctly. Overpriced homes sell much more slowly, if they sell at all. Condition also affects the speed at which a home will sell. Homes that are cleaner, more up to date, and in better condition will sell faster than others.

If you’re planning on selling your Rahway home, call Team Zuhl today for a free comparative market analysis of your home. If you’re thinking of buying a home in Rahway, call us today!

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Before you buy or sell a home in Mountainside, your first step is to understand how the real estate market is performing. Here’s what you need to know this summer.

Inventory: There are currently 50 single family homes offered for sale in Mountainside. This is an unusually low inventory for the beginning of summer. Low inventory sometimes results in an increase in prices. There were 8 homes sold in June in Mountainside.

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Prices:

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The average sale price of a home in Mountainside in June of 2015 was $698,681. This is 11% higher than the 12 month average of $625,728 and the highest June average of the past several years.

Sellers who want to get top dollar for their home will want to be sure that their marketing is on point and that their home is appropriately priced. Buyers who are looking for a bargain in Clark will want to do their research. When you find the home you want to buy, be sure that your offer is competitive because there are many multiple offer situations this summer.

Days on Market:

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Eight homes were sold in June in Mountainside and they were sold after an average of 55 days on the market, the fastest June sales in several years. The 12 month average in Mountainside is 63 days.

Home sellers who are interested in selling their property quickly will need to be sure that the home is priced correctly. Overpriced homes sell much more slowly, if they sell at all. Condition also affects the speed at which a home will sell. Homes that are cleaner, more up to date, and in better condition will sell faster than others.
If you are a buyer or a seller interested in a home in Union County, please call Team Zuhl! We’re happy to help you in all of your real estate needs!

If you’re planning on selling your Mountainside home, call Team Zuhl today for a free comparative market analysis of your home. If you’re thinking of buying a home in Mountainside, call us today!

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Before you buy or sell a home in Linden, your first step is to understand how the real estate market is performing. Here’s what you need to know this summer.


Inventory
: There are currently 279 single family homes offered for sale in Linden. This is a higher inventory than we normally see in June. Increased inventories tend to cause a decrease in prices.

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There were 21 homes sold in June of 2015.

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Prices
: The average price of a home sold in Linden in June was $224,043. about 4% higher than the 12 month average of $215,276.

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Sellers who want to get top dollar for their Linden home will want to be sure that their
marketing is on point and that their home is appropriately priced. Buyers who are looking for a bargain in Linden will want to do their research. When you find the home you want to buy, be sure that your offer is competitive because there are many multiple offer situations this summer.


Days on Market:

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Homes that sold in Linden in June sold after an average of 124 days on the market, significantly higher than the 12 month average of 98 days.

Home sellers who are interested in selling their Linden property quickly will need to be sure that the home is priced correctly. Overpriced homes sell much more slowly, if they sell at all. Condition also affects the speed at which a home will sell. Homes that are cleaner, more up to date, and in better condition will sell faster than others.

If you are a buyer or a seller interested in a home in Union County, please call Team Zuhl! We’re happy to help you in all of your real estate needs!

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Before you buy or sell a home in Fanwood, your first step is to understand how the real estate market is performing. Here’s what you need to know this summer.


INVENTORY
: There are currently 49 single family homes offered for sale in Fanwood. It’s evident in examining this graph that inventory increases every summer and decreases in the winter in Fanwood. There were 8 homes sold in Fanwood in June.

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PRICES:
The average home sold in Fanwood in June was sold for $452,750 which is about 3% higher than the 12 month average of $440,209. The average sale price in June of the past several years is shown in this graph in green. It’s evident that the trend is upward, and June 2015 saw averages about 14% higher than June of 2012.

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Fanwood sellers who want to get top dollar for their home will want to be sure that their marketing is on point and that their home is appropriately priced. Buyers who are looking for a bargain in Fanwood will want to do their research. When you find the home you want to buy, be sure that your offer is competitive because there are many multiple offer situations this summer.

DAYS ON MARKET:

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The average home in Fanwood was sold after 24 days. This is the fastest sale rate seen in Fanwood since June of 2013. Summers typically have a lower Days on Market in Fanwood and in all of Union County. Home sellers who are interested in selling their property quickly will need to be sure that the home is priced correctly. Overpriced homes sell much more slowly, if they sell at all. Condition also affects the speed at which a home will sell. Homes that are cleaner, more up to date, and in better condition will sell faster than others.

If you are a buyer or a seller interested in a home in Fanwood, please call Team Zuhl! We’re happy to help you in all of your real estate needs!

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Before you buy or sell a home in Cranford, you need to know how the real estate market has been performing. Here’s what you need to know this summer:

Inventory:

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There are currently 132 homes offered for sale in Cranford. This summer has seen the highest inventory in Cranford in several years. Higher inventory sometimes leads to a decrease in prices. There were 22 homes sold in Cranford in June.

Prices: 

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The average price of a home sold in Cranford in June was $470,048. This is about 9% higher than the twelve month average sale price. May of 2015 had an average sale price of $510,020 which is the highest average sale price in several years. Sellers who want to get top dollar for their home will want to be sure that their marketing is on point and that their home is appropriately priced. Buyers who are looking for a bargain in Clark will want to do their research. When you find the home you want to buy, be sure that your offer is competitive because there are many multiple offer situations this summer.

Days on Market:

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Homes in Cranford sell quickly. The average home that sold in Cranford in June was sold after only 32 days on the market, and the 12 month average in Cranford was 56 days on the market. Home sellers who are interested in selling their property quickly will need to be sure that the home is priced correctly. Overpriced homes sell much more slowly, if they sell at all. Condition also affects the speed at which a home will sell. Homes that are cleaner, more up to date, and in better condition will sell faster than others.

 

If you’re planning on selling your Cranford home, call Team Zuhl today for a free comparative market analysis of your home. If you’re thinking of buying a home in Cranford, call us today!

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