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NJNAIFA 50th Annual Educational Conference

Announcing: The 2016 NAIFA 50th Anniversary Conference April 12th and 13th at Harrah’s Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ. Albert M. Cerone, IFAS, FELLOW, CTA 2015 NJ-NAIFA State Director Bob Solotist, IFA, SCRREA, 2016 NJ-NAIFA State Director Marty Ortiz – Registration Chairperson For more info, go to the NJ NAIFA website: http://www.njnaifa.com, or look for details in our newsletter.

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PATRIOTS’ DAY

This holiday is lost in many states in the United States. Maine and Massachusetts have special events on the third Monday in April. It is the day that they commemorate the Battles of Lexington and Concord fought on April 19, 1775 during the American Revolution. Residents of those states are given dispensation to file their income tax returns if the …

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GREEN THUMBS UP FOR REAL ESTATE

HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY– It’s a grand day when you can kick back and read the financials and eco- nomic info and enjoy that Guinness (it’s not beer!) with the good news for a change. Unemployment is down to about 7.7%. Ah, you lads and lasses, I hate to make that Guinness become a numbing factor, but I have to …

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HERE COME THE TAXES!

With all the screams about taxing the rich, the middle class and whoever else has a dollar, there’s an up and coming tax by the FHA. Since the FHA has received so much business by in- suring so many loans over the past couple of years, it only makes sense to use their position to tax the pub- lic…..again. The …

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NO LONGER POPULAR HOME FEATURES

Apparently the general public has changed its minds about once often desired and sought amenities. Builders are recognizing that they can’t focus on these amenities in their advertising and must make adopt different architectural designs. Now, the following are not etched in stone. The opinions that are contained herein were spoken at a recent home builders conference. So, if you …

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FORECLOSURES ARE DOWN

Well, here is some good news, according to RealtyTrac foreclosures are at the lowest point in five years. Delinquencies are also dramatically down. Simply, this means that the real es- tate trend is truly on the rise. In support of this, I have spoken with several real estate people who are saying that the trend is definitely upwards. They are …

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DOWN IS NOT NECESSARILY DOWN

Here’s an odd statistics, the August 2012 new home sales of 373,000 units slipped 0.3% in a month on month basis but, that’s only because the July figures were adjusted upward to 374,000 units. The movement since January 2012 is up 25.9 % in August. Also, according to the research and tracking of MDIF, Amanah Investment Bank Bhd the median …

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THE TIDES OF REAL ESTATE!

BEING UNDERWATER – For the past 6 months we have been setting forth in these newsletters that the real estate market is returning. We have stated that much of the equity to which most have been waving goodbye, will return. It is not an overnight happening but a positive movement which is better for the economy and the public. I …

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HERE COMES REAL ESTATE!

Realty & Valuation Newsletter AMERIVAL Director: Albert M. Cerone Regional Appraisers Dan Warthen, Jr. Jay Jurasek Russ Thompson Dave Kaytes Peter J. Vidi Of Counsel- Michael K. W. Nolan, Esq. July 1, 2012 Issue # 133 Albert M. Cerone, IFAS, FELLOW, CTA APPRAISAL REGULATIONS- This is a serious point of contention for me, as I deal with professional liability matters …

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