Coldwell Banker reports ranks most expensive, most affordable markets in New Jersey

Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC has released its 2015 Home Listing Report (HLR), which ranks the affordability of 188 real estate markets in New Jersey. The Coldwell Banker HLR named Chatham Township the most expensive market in New Jersey, with an average listing price of $882,260, while Willingboro ranked as the most affordable market in …

Car buyers deeper in debt

New-vehicle sales are up, but so are transaction prices, loan terms and monthly payments By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features While new-car sales continue to skyrocket — the National Automobile Dealers Association in McLean, Va., predicts that close to 17 million units will be delivered to customers this year, which is the highest number recorded since …

BUSINESS BRIEFS

All 23 offices of Amboy Bank are collecting food and household items for food banks in their branch areas all month. Every office manager has selected a food bank to collect for in their community. Key partners include Elijah’s Promise, the Old Bridge Food Bank and the Samaritan Center. Gregory Scharpf, Senior Vice President, Chief …

New Jersey Realtors names 2015 Realtor and Realtor-associate of the Year

New Jersey Realtors announces Lorraine M. Piro-Colavito with Keller Williams, Elite in Metuchen is the 2015 Realtor of the Year, and Mary M. Nuziale with Weichert, Realtors in Manalapan is the 2015 Realtor-Associate of the Year. These two members were recognized for their contributions to the real estate industry, commitment to the Realtor organization, and …

Freshman Class of 2016

Here’s a look at an alluring array of vehicles headed to showrooms By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features There’s a rich harvest of fresh-grown cars and crossovers debuting for the 2016 model year, with racy sports cars and posh new luxury rides leading the pack, along with an assortment of smaller and more affordable modes of …

Front seat sleep

Q&A with Sharon Peters Q: For many reasons, including a need sometimes to sleep in my car and sometimes haul really long things, I have decided it’d be really great to have an SUV or hatchback with a front seat that folds flat (as the back seats do). I’ve never seen one. Do they exist …

Weichert National Convention uncovers real estate magic in Orlando

Nearly 600 Weichert real estate professionals recently met in Orlando for a three-day national convention, themed “The Magic is YOU!” Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. (WREA) franchise owners, brokers, managers and sales associates from more than 240 offices across 36 states gathered at the Caribe Royale Orlando Hotel and Convention Center for a packed schedule …