1st Home? What’s the process?

The economy is improving, interest rates are low and many consumers now find themselves in a great position financially to become a first-time homeowner. But the booming real estate market is resulting in rising home prices and increased competition for the most desirable properties. The S& P/Case-Shiller national home-price index recently estimated that 2016 prices are within… Continue reading 1st Home? What’s the process?

The Oakman to Open in Jersey City

New condominiums will soon join Jersey City's Powerhouse Arts District. The Oakman, located at 160 First Street, is slated to open in the summer of 2016, George Cahn, a spokesman for the developer, The Shuster Group, told NJ Advance Media. The seven-story building will feature 159 units, starting at $700,000. Local brokerage JCity Realty began sales… Continue reading The Oakman to Open in Jersey City

Spectacular 4th at the Beacon

via NJ.com In Jersey City, The Beacon’s elevated site, numerous roof decks and panoramic views of the Manhattan Skyline, Statue of Liberty and Hudson River provided an ideal vantage point for residents, guests and a Star Ledger photographer to view the spectacular July 4th fireworks display in Liberty State Park. Check out more photos HERE.

New roof deck at The Beacon in Jersey City offers views of Manhattan and the Hudson River

via NJ.COM/The Jersey Journal A new six-level parking garage offering 510 parking spaces and a 45,000 square-foot landscaped roof deck has opened at The Beacon in Jersey City. The new roof deck becomes the centerpiece of the private pocket parks and open green space within the gated community. This deck features a distinctive entrance courtyard,… Continue reading New roof deck at The Beacon in Jersey City offers views of Manhattan and the Hudson River

Latest Reports Show Encouraging Signs For National Housing Market

There's encouraging news out today regarding the rebound of the nation's housing market. According to the Federal Housing Finance Agency, US house prices jumped 1.8 percent in the second quarter from the previous three months, fueled by record-low mortgage rates and tight inventory, reports Bloomberg News. Bloomberg News also reports on the sales of new… Continue reading Latest Reports Show Encouraging Signs For National Housing Market

Jersey City’s Crystal Point Sells Out

By Kelly Stratton, Contributing Writer     NEW JERSEY—Sales for residences at Crystal Point, a 42-story condominium complex in Jersey City, have been completed. The Fisher Development Associates’ property includes 269 units. Crystal Point hit the market for sales in 2009. The Marketing Directors Inc., a Manhattan-based real estate sales and marketing firm, was brought… Continue reading Jersey City’s Crystal Point Sells Out

FISHER DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATES LEAVES AN INDELIBLE MARK ON JERSEY CITY SKYLINE WITH CRYSTAL POINT

JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- A family-owned and operated company since its origin, Fisher Development Associates is a diversified real estate development and management company that today possesses the same values, commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction that dates back to its beginnings more than three decades ago.   With a building philosophy rooted in the… Continue reading FISHER DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATES LEAVES AN INDELIBLE MARK ON JERSEY CITY SKYLINE WITH CRYSTAL POINT

Glory Days Ahead

 By Michael Ratliff, Associate Editor/Multi-Housing News     With rents in Manhattan expected to increase 7 percent in 2012, it is no surprise that many apartment seekers are looking to the outer boroughs and New Jersey as a refuge. Queens, Brooklyn and Hoboken are well-known hot spots for young professionals looking for a better bang… Continue reading Glory Days Ahead