Saturday, December 24, 2005

Selling a House this Weekend

The NY Times talks to some Shore realtors about the real estate market for this time of year.


Pauline Poyner, a Coldwell Banker sales agent in Rumson, a New Jersey oceanfront community, said some families deliberately look for a house while they are together over the holidays. (This is in line with Mr. Shallis's reason No. 5: "Since many people take vacation around the holidays, buyers have more time to look for a home than when they are busy working.")

"Driving to a nice community near the shore," Ms. Poyner said, "can always make for an enjoyable trip, especially if you see the house of your dreams." One of her listings, a $5.9 million house built of hand-chiseled granite, is the highest-priced house on the market in the Jersey Shore area. She has had several appointments to show it in the last two weeks, Ms. Poyner said.

full article...


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