Category: Real Estate Trends

Real Estate Trends
2019 May What Does the Rest of 2019 Hold?

2018 – and the first half of 2019 – have been anything but dull, from the global level all the way down to co-op, condo and community association communities. While it’s somewhat beyond The New Jersey Cooperator’s scope to opine on geopolit…

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2019 May Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Community associations are increasingly looking toward environmentally-friendly options to heat, cool and power their properties in order to reduce their carbon footprint and save money. Wind turbines, solar panels, combined heating and pow…

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2019 May Market Survey

After many years of expansion and growth nationwide, most co-op and condominium markets saw both turbulence and some overall decline in 2018. The market has turned from one favoring sellers to one more hospitable to buyers. Markets like sta…

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2019 March Telecom for Your Community

As more and more of our daily lives become more intertwined with online entertainment and services, internet access has become a home utility along with electricity and running water. Boards can take for granted that every resident in their…

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2019 February City Versus Suburbs

The ‘big city’ is known for its breakneck pace, as life whirls around the unprepared out-of-towner in an overwhelming swirl. Suburbia, on the other hand, is supposed to be a respite from that intense metropolitan grind – a place to patientl…

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2018 June The Cooperator Expo New Jersey

May brings flowers, or so the saying goes – but that’s not all! It also brought The Cooperator Expo New Jersey, which returned to the Meadowlands Exposition Center on Wednesday, May 2nd and drew hundreds of board members, managers, vendors …

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2018 April Timeshares and Fractional Ownership

Timeshares are a mystery to many. What are they really? An investment? A vacation club? Some combination of both that affords an opportunity to have an ‘insider’ vacation with the vague sense of property ownership? The product often seems m…

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2018 April True Tales of Property Management

People often say, “If these walls could talk…”, when considering the variety of experiences that a home has absorbed over the years. But while talking walls are a purely hypothetical construct, property managers can speak – and do – about t…

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2018 January Down the Jersey Way

Do even a cursory web search, and you can easily find examples of how New York City—particularly Manhattan and much of Brooklyn—is becoming increasingly expensive and its neighborhoods gentrified—but the city’s status as a global business h…

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2017 December Multifamily Holiday Celebrations

It’s that time of the year again – the Halloween candy is long gone; Thanksgiving leftovers are a distant memory; and Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and New Year’s are all approaching, complete with sparkly lights and ornaments, as well as a…

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