September 22, 2018
Featured Town Spotlight: Fort Lee, N.J.

Over the past decade the Borough of Fort Lee has made great strides in regaining its place as one of the best places to live, work and raise a family in northern New Jersey. Our Borough is now home to the two largest, most iconic residential high-rises in Bergen County, new retail stores with more on the way, five new wi-fi accessible public parks available to all members of the public {including our second Community Garden scheduled to open this Fall, a completely refurbished downtown area and, perhaps most importantly, the expansion of our school system which continues to reach new heights of accomplishment.

Breaking Barriers: Overcome Challenges in International Real Estate
If international real estate was easy, everyone would be doing it! It is a challenging discipline, but those who are committed stand to gain a lot, from strong business contacts to a new view on the world and the vast opportunities within it, and, yes, even more money. In a recent survey, CIPS designees reported significantly higher income in 2016 than those without the designation.

Student Debt Crushes Homeownership Dreams
Student loan debt has racked up a collective $1.5 trillion bill for 44 million Americans, and its crushing people's homeownership dreams. According to a recent survey by NeighborWorks America, people with student loans to pay off are delaying purchasing a home and many worry about this debt most or all of the time.

How A New Agent Can Claim A Territory In Real Estate
When one decides to start in real estate, their family and friends are typically ready to support them in their new venture by connecting with the new agent to help buy or sell. But, how does a new agent connect with locals in their area beyond friends and family? How does a new agent claim a territory?

Balancing Big Data With Privacy: The Broker's Role
How many apps have you "granted permission" to? How many have your preferences saved? Convenience has unquestionably taken precedence over security, even as breaches color our headlines, and cyber crime shape shifts in unpredictable ways. For brokers, balancing consumers' information with their privacy is a requisite for trust-and an obligation.


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