Thursday, February 7, 2008

Pascack Valley New Jersey Updates - Are You Moving To Westwood New Jersey?

Welcome to Westwood New Jersey in the beautiful Pascack Valley of Bergen County New Jersey!

Moving to Westwood New Jersey? Well you are in for a special adventure in home ownership! Homeowners who live in this Pascack Valley town in Bergen County New Jersey will tell you that living here has benefits you will be thrilled to learn about if you are Buying a home in Westwood New Jersey.

The quaint little Borough of Westwood is known as the "Hub" or center of the popular area of Bergen County called the "Pascack Valley". Located at the center of the county, the small town of Westwood has a trendy downtown business district bustling with stores, restaurants and a movie theatre as well as a charming park with a gazebo all centering around the Westwood train station running to the Hoboken Path. The main avenue appropriately named "Westwood Avenue" runs for two blocks with specialty shops, botiques & eateries lining both sides of the street. In addition the main roads that run from Westwood Avenue are Kinderkamack Road and Broadway, each with more specialty shops. This little town utilizes each of the intersecting streets of Center and Fairview to accomodate even more shops. Don't worry - there is plenty of parking to be had for all as on street metered parking is supplemented by parking lots available along the side streets.

The busy commuter will appreciate the convenience of the strong transportation infrastructure the town of Westwood has to offer it's residents. Conrail trains to Hoboken, NJ Transit bus service to Midtown New York City, Pascack Valley Rail line to Hoboken & Taxi Service is also available.

While the town of Westwood is a bustling and trendy hub, it is also a community enriched with history and tradition. Town activities are centered around the Westwood Memorial Park and Gazebo located across from the Train Station at the corner of Broadway and Washington Avenues.

Here residents can not only enjoy the park benches but in the warmer months the town offers free cocncerts in the Park as well. There are also activities throughout the borough that include something for everyone. There are ponds, pathways, wooded areas as well as tennis courts, basketball courts, bicycle paths and playgrounds sprinkled throughout the community.

If you are moving to Westwood New Jersey with children, the Westwood school system is top notch with five elementary schools and a Junior/Senior High School serving the residents of Westwood as well as the neighboring Washington Township community.

The Westwood Library is not only a place to seek quiet time to learn but it's also, like so many of the structures in the town of Westwood, is a thing of architectural beauty.

The Library is located on Park Avenue and offers programs and groups certain to appeal to all ages.

Looking for quiet time with nature? Westwood has beautiful and peaceful green parks with walking paths and fountains.

At day's end when there just isn't enough time to prepare a meal, Westwood Restaurants offer affordable dining where you can bring the entire family or enjoy a quiet meal for two.

The town of Westwood offers Volunteer Fire Department and Ambulance Corps. for the community-minded individuals who want to get involved on this level of service.

At the corner of Westwood & Harrington Avenue and Kinderkamack Road (also known as the Five Corners) proudly stands a Fireman's Memorial. This statue was dedicated to the past and present members of the Westwood Fire Department. At the center of town stands a Veteran's Memorial devoted to those whose lives were lost in service to their country.

Having grown up in the area, we both have fond memories of the town of Westwood New Jersey. Walking down the avenue is a special treat!

Moving to Westwood New Jersey? You are sure to find that "small town feel" combined with all the features that provide the sort of community that many wish to find when they seek to become "Home Owners"!

If you or someone you know is planning a Move in the near future, call your Pascack Valley experts, Lisa & Bob Hammerstein at (201)218-6802 or visit us on our website at We'll help you if you're Moving to Westwood New Jersey or any of the Pascack Valley towns in Bergen County New Jersey.


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If you enjoyed this Blog Post, you may enjoy reading our other "Moving to" the other Pascack Valley Town posts.

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Sunday, February 3, 2008

Pascack Valley Emerson Market Reports Single Family Home Sales January 08'

Emerson, NJ Single Family Home Sales Activity for January 08' - The Pascack Valley

The Pascack Valley Market - Emerson Home Sales Activity Report - January 2008' shows the Sales Activity of Single Family Homes for the month of January 2008 in the chart below.

The Pascack Valley started the New Year off with one home closing in the town of Emerson in the first month. But the Spring market is officially under way with homes beginning to list for the busiest real estate market of the year! With interest rates low, Buyers should act now before the rates start upwards again.

The town of Emerson is undergoing many changes with a new Pharmacy at the corners of Kinderkamack Road and Ackerman Avenue and the complete renovation of the strip mall on Kinderkamack Road that used to house the Emerson Movie Theatre. There will soon be a Super Stop n' Shop in the mall which is starting to shape up quite nicely. This will bring convenience and options to residents who now frequent the Shop Rite on Old Hook & Main in Emerson.

Emerson Real Estate Market Activity:

Listing Status Total Total List/Sale Dollars Average List
Average Sold
Median Sold
Sale Price/
List Price*
Sold1$ 365,000$ 439,900$ 365,000$ 365,00082.973

There are currently 42 Actively Listed homes in the town of Emerson with an average List Price of $625,059. There are some fantastic NEW CONSTRUCTION opportunities in this up and coming town.

Compare the previous month's activity for the Pascack Valley town of Emerson by clicking on the following link:

December 2007 Emerson Market Report

For more information on Listings in the Pascack Valley area of Bergen County, New Jersey, call Bob & Lisa at (201)218-6802, or visit us online at your Pascack Valley Real Estate Resource at "Your Service"! It's a great time to "Buy A Home" in the Pascack Valley. We're keeping an eye on the real estate market for you....

Click on the links below to view some scenes of the picturesque Pascack Valley towns.











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