Moving To Jersey City

Moving To Jersey City

This is a great article featured in the New York Times this past weekend... let me know what you guys think and be sure to set up alerts on our website and/or contact me to further assist you!

Jersey City is no longer just another gritty town on the wrong side of the Hudson River, dismissed by apartment hunters. As its population soars, new housing rises and buyers get wind of the quick train commute it offers to New York, Jersey City is shedding its dingy image and emerging as a destination of choice.

An influx of new arrivals priced out of Manhattan and Brooklyn is helping make it the fastest growing metropolitan area in New Jersey, with some 262,000 residents in 2014, up nearly 6 percent from 2010, according to United States census data. And with the inventory of available homes at a three-year low, bidding wars are driving up prices downtown, pushing newcomers farther inland. Even the city’s 38-year-old mayor, Steven M. Fulop, is leaving downtown — for a single-family house he bought last summer in Jersey City Heights, at the northern end of the city.

See full article here: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/14/realestate/the-jersey-city-real-estate-bandwagon.html?utm_content=buffer21249&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer&_r=1



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