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.
Professional New Jersey Realtor Associate Patrick C. Southern, is a seasoned veteran boasting 10+ solid years of experience (and has been a top producing agent for the past 8 years consecutively). Presently, Patrick is procuring sales in a wide range of areas across North Jersey and is the #1 producing realtor in Hudson County with over 550 homes sold throughout his career to date. Impressively, in today's rapidly changing real estate market Patrick's business has actually increased by 20% every year for the past 4 years.
Patrick's success in closing transactions can be attributed to a multitude of significant factors including his exceptional work ethic, his continuous effort to educate himself in his field daily, his highly qualified team (including buyer's agent & transaction manager) and his extraordinary database of resources in his field, related to his field and beyond.
Being a lifelong NJ resident, experienced realtor, property owner and investor himself, Patrick has a deep rooted understanding of the NJ market; but most importantly, Patrick always has his clients’ best interest in mind and by setting realistic goals Patrick is able to not just list your home but ultimately sell your home. Patrick is best known for his proactive approach to sales and his undeniable ability to get the job done.
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"Anthony helped me purchase my first home (a 2 bed, 2 bath condo) in Hoboken in July 2015. To rate him a 5* is an understatement. Having lived in Hoboken for eight years and had friends buy places during my time there I thought I knew what I was doing, but having Anthony help me throughout the process proved to me why you MUST work with a realtor that knows the area in which you are looking.
Being my first home buying experience Anthony did an incredible job of laying out the home buying process and walking me through each step - he was even able to recommend professionals in other areas for me to work with throughout the process (mortgage broker, lawyer, even a painter)! He even dealt with my NUMEROUS questions (at all hours) and did so promptly and with a smile!
Most importantly he listened to what I was looking for and only showed me properties that appealed to me and made sense.
Working with anyone besides Anthony to find your next home would be a huge mistake!"