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Old 09-24-2007, 02:47 PM
 
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Real Estate at Homes.Com for IRVINGTON, NJ

They're not exactly giving them away......
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Old 09-24-2007, 03:07 PM
 
Location: Nashville, TN
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Real Estate at Homes.Com for IRVINGTON, NJ

They're not exactly giving them away......
Those houses are cheap for NJ, but with the exception of 1, look like they should be torn down.
Trust me, its not safe there. It was scary just driving thru
I would not advise my worst enemy to move there.
Diane
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Old 09-24-2007, 03:10 PM
 
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Gentrification attempts by real estate speculators
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Old 09-24-2007, 03:11 PM
 
Location: North Jersey
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Real Estate at Homes.Com for IRVINGTON, NJ

They're not exactly giving them away......
Who ever is pricing some of these homes must be nuts..sheesh some of them had boarded up windows.

Nj is high but no one in there right minds would pay that in Irvington
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Old 09-24-2007, 03:14 PM
 
Location: North Jersey
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Gentrification attempts by real estate speculators

you are more then likely right...but it's going to be quite some time before gentrification goes full swing in Irvington
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Old 09-24-2007, 04:05 PM
 
Location: 38 38' 45" N, -90 20' 08" W
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Access to good public transit would be a good foundation for beginning the process of gentrification. I haven't been in Irvington in about 7 years. That said, probably one of the worst areas I can recall driving through is off of Springfield Avenue, towards the Newark border, around 20th street. Just horrible.
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Old 09-24-2007, 04:12 PM
 
Location: NJ
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OMG! $250K for THIS????



wait...at second glance, is that a NEW home or a complete gut? even still...250?
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Old 09-24-2007, 04:20 PM
 
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OMG! $250K for THIS????



wait...at second glance, is that a NEW home or a complete gut? even still...250?
Amazingly, someone somewhere will pay it. lol
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Old 09-24-2007, 07:14 PM
 
Location: High Bridge
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Amazingly, someone somewhere will pay it. lol
Not in this market, I'd highly doubt it. Areas like irvington (purely imho) are going to be most effected by the market adjustment currently going on. Areas like Westfield, Chatham, Summit, Short Hills will likely be the least effected.
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Old 09-25-2007, 05:16 AM
 
Location: NJ
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OMG! $250K for THIS????

wait...at second glance, is that a NEW home or a complete gut? even still...250?
I'm amazed at the price. $249,000 5 bd, 3 ba Semi-renovated two family sold "as is". Buyer responsible for C.O. Hardwood floors refinished jacuzzi tub in master bedroom on 1st floor.

We just sold my dad's 2 family in Roselle that looked way better then this, had a 2 car garage; he listed for $280k, not sure what it went for. To think this is $30,000 less and what looks like no land. Sad, very sad.
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