Archives: November 2014

To Stuff or Not to Stuff

  An age old question at this time of year is whether to put the stuffing inside or outside of the bird. There’s probably just as much controversy about the subject in the Jersey City/Hoboken area as there is throughout the rest of the country. We’ll explore the pros and cons and let the people […]


Washington Street Update

The American Planning Association recently designated Washington Street in Hoboken as a “Great Street”. That’s pretty good. However, since Washington Street is the main street in the central business district for Hoboken, the city can’t just rest on its designated laurels. They have been working on options to make a new and (we hope) improved […]


More US Home Buyers Returning to Market Because of Easier Mortgage Rules, Stable Rates

More and more home buyers are returning to the US housing market because they’re noticing favorable market conditions. Specifically, buyers are feeling more comfortable about navigating the market thanks to interest rate stabilization and easier mortgage rules, according to a recent article by Reuters. This is fantastic news for the overall health of the housing […]


Is a Wall Enough?

The town of Jersey City is getting ready to join Hoboken and New York in a project that they hope will prevent another catastrophe like Hurricane Sandy. They plan to construct a two-mile-long seawall that would be eight feet higher than the present ten-foot wall. That is four feet higher than the 14-foot storm surge […]