Preview: Inquirer Columnist - Alan J. Heavens
Inquirer Columnist - Alan J. Heavens
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Published: Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:35:34 GMT
The foreclosure nightmare continues in New Jersey
The neighborhood's zombie has, at long last, made it through foreclosure and is on the market.
A quick tour of the house, which was vacant for nearly 30 months, revealed few surprises. When water and electricity have been turned off for more than two years at a property, you always assume the worst.
A hot high-demand, low-supply market
One in a continuing series spotlighting real estate markets in the region's communities.
In nearly a decade since the housing bubble burst in 2007, it has been rare for me to hear a real estate agent express unqualified enthusiasm for his market.
Ah, trends, how they come and go
Every time I plop down in the Morris chair near the fireplace in my living room, I think of the day, maybe 15 years ago, when I first learned that the space my parents once called the parlor was on its way out.
'Floor-to-ceiling' transformations underway at Shore apartment complex
SOMERS POINT, N.J. - When he talks about Bayview Court Apartment Homes, Jack Leonard's enthusiasm is boundless.
The level of enthusiasm increases exponentially, however, when the veteran Haddonfield-based developer is showing you some of what is happening at the 202-unit, 5.7-acre complex just a handful of blocks from Shore Medical Center.
What's driving that surge in new-home construction?
An email from the National Association of Home Builders recently caught my eye.
With the headline "Growing Job Opportunities in Residential Construction Offer Solid Career Path for Millennials," it suggested that "builders around the country are seeking skilled craftsmen to help them build the American Dream."