New Jersey’s housing market is steady in the second quarter of 2018, with prices on the rise and properties spending fewer on the market, according to NJ Realtors® data. The median sales price of a single-family home in June was $340,000, up 4.6 percent from last year.
U.S Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and 10 Democratic members of the Ways and Means Committee sent a letter to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Acting Commissioner David Kautter requesting an explanation for the agency’s decision to create restrictions on the prepayment of 2017 property taxes that are not included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA).
Family-owned Snack Innovations, a manufacturer, distributor, and wholesaler of healthy snack foods, has relocated to a new home in Middlesex County, supported by financing received from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) and Provident Bank.
NJHMFA Board Approves Affordable Rental and Supportive Housing Projects Financed by Sandy Recovery Funds
The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJHMFA) Board of Directors at its November 9 meeting approved financing commitments, including Superstorm Sandy recovery funding, for a supportive housing project in Union Township that will serve special needs residents and an affordable rental project in Atlantic City
18,000 municipal officials, exhibitors, program participants, and guests are expected to attend the largest annual gathering of municipal officials in the country. The 102nd Annual League of Municipalities Conference will be held at the Atlantic City Convention Center from Tuesday, November 14, through Thursday, November 16.
Southern New Jersey Development Council hosted its annual Distinguished Achievement Awards Reception honoring outstanding individuals, organizations and companies in the public and private sectors for leadership in economic development
The City of Trenton will hold two Tax Task Force Community Forums in the Council Chambers at City Hall on August 29 and 31 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for commercial and residential property owners who have questions about their tax assessments, Mayor Eric E. Jackson announced today.
DCA Announces Housing Recovery Information Session in Monmouth County to Help Homeowners and Rental...
The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs today announced the 44th Housing Recovery Information Session will be held Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Union Beach to assist storm-affected homeowners participating in the Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation and Mitigation (RREM) Program and the Low- to Moderate-Income (LMI) Homeowner Rebuilding Program, as well as rental property owners participating in the Landlord Rental Repair Program (LRRP)
To assist Realtors® in understanding the importance of financial planning and how to best implement processes for their own needs, New Jersey Realtors® will be offering a financial literacy series June 7, 8, and 9 in concert with Monmouth University
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) announced today it has extended the deadline for a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) related to the purchase and development of an 8.75-acre site on the Camden Waterfront. Eligible respondents must now submit qualifications by 2 p.m. on April 12, 2017.
New Jersey Realtors 2017 President Elect Christian Schlueter has been specially selected to serve as a local Ambassador for realtor.com®, a leading online real estate destination operated by News Corp [NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA]; [ASX: NWS, NWSLV] subsidiary Move, Inc
Three outstanding New Jersey Realtors received the 2016 NJ Realtors Good Neighbor Awards during a ceremony on Dec. 6 at the Triple Play Realtor Convention & Trade Expo. These awards recognize individuals who have made extraordinary commitments to community service programs throughout the state.
New Jersey Realtors is proud to announce Ilene Horowitz, of RE/MAX American Dream in Denville, as the 2016 Realtor of the Year and Lorraine Spinogatti, of RE/MAX of Barnegat Bay in Manahawkin, as the 2016 Realtor-Associate of the Year. These two members were singled out for their outstanding contributions to the real estate industry, commitment to the Realtor organization, and dedicated involvement in their local communities.
In an effort to help residents with disabilities currently not eligible for the state’s senior freeze property tax reimbursement program because they receive disability retirement benefits from the federal government, Assemblyman Ron Dancer has introduced legislation (A-4130) to extend the program to disabled former federal employees.
DANCER LEGISLATION MODERNIZES NJ’S SENIOR FREEZE PROGRAM, PROVIDING IMMEDIATE RELIEF BEFORE TAX BILL IS...
Assemblyman Ron Dancer has introduced legislation transforming the state’s senior freeze program, providing more immediate tax savings to senior citizens and reducing costs for New Jersey. Currently, eligible senior and disabled residents are reimbursed for a portion of property taxes paid in the previous year. Under Dancer’s bill (A4106), most qualifying homeowners will receive a credit directly applied to their tax bills for the current year
WASHINGTON, D.C. — (RealEstateRama) -- Greater Bergen Community Action’s (GBCA) Weatherization Assistance Program is open to both homeowners and renters. If determined eligible,...
August 26, 2016 Governor Christie Announces Additional Assistance For Municipalities Hard-Hit By Superstorm Sandy
Governor Chris Christie today announced the Non-Federal Cost Share (“Match”) Program is now allowing local government entities in the nine New Jersey counties most impacted by Superstorm Sandy to apply for reimbursement of the funds they used to share in the cost of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) assistance for emergency activities undertaken during the storm’s immediate aftermath.
Midland police arrested 29-year-old Estaban Pando at around 9:30 p.m. on Thursday after receiving a tip through Midland Crime Stoppers regarding his involvement in the theft of Midland Fire Department’s Station 6 squad truck early Tuesday morning. It is believed that Pando and another unknown suspect stole the Chevrolet Silverado 3500 from outside the station before abandoning it in east Midland. The truck sustained significant damage and had equipment taken from it.
Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli (R-Somerset) issued the following statement today: “Direct quotes in a Tuesday POLITICO NJ article seemingly demonstrate corrupted power by leadership of a Trenton special interest that represents over one hundred thousand honest, rank-and-file, middle-class teachers
The New Jersey Business & Industry Association said Wednesday repealing the estate tax must be part of any new legislative compromise on tax fairness. “Those who say the estate tax matters only to the wealthy are dead wrong,” said Michele Siekerka, NJBIA President and CEO. (Click here for NJBIA chart “Estate Tax: Myth vs. Fact.”)