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Walkable Central Princeton Leads Local Area For Increases In Home Values

Central Princeton has seen a 32% increase in property values since 2004. The price jump downtown, which greatly surpasses anything else in the local area, was revealed in data published by ‘The Washington Post’ last week. By taking a long-range view … Continue reading

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Home Prices In Princeton Jump 9% in 2015

The selling price of residential properties in Princeton leapt by 9% in 2015, and the average sales price was over $1 million. Those are two of the findings from an analysis of 2015 real estate data by ‘Sig and Syl’ at … Continue reading

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Princeton Needs At Least 900 Affordable Homes…But Where And How?

The Witherspoon-Jackson Neighbors’ Association heard last Saturday from affordable housing advocates, as the issue of Princeton’s housing imbalance came up once more. Surprisingly, Princeton has a number of income-restricted homes available to buy, but there have been no takers! Homes in … Continue reading

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Report: New Jersey Is Second-Worst State In The Country For Housing Cost

Statistics released last week from the non-profit Center for Housing Policy reveal that New Jersey is the second-worst state in the USA for housing expense. 31% of New Jerseyans are facing a ‘severe cost burden’ in paying for their homes. … Continue reading

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Lot Subdivision Part 2: The Future Of Princeton North

Many houses in the area formally known as ‘Princeton North‘ were built in the 1950s and 1960s. Compared to homes that are built today, they might be considered quite small and basic, but when they were built they answered a … Continue reading

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Princeton House Prices Up 7% in 2013. Good Or Bad News?

Winter is a quiet time in the real estate market and a good point to take a look at how the market is working out. There’s a sense that the Princeton property market has been picking up in the last … Continue reading

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Homes For Diversity And Inclusivity Part 1: Accessory Dwellings

Princeton planning and zoning has had unintended exclusionary outcomes, making it hard for local middle-class workers to live in town, and incentivizing car-dependency and traffic. In this series, we explore options for adding more walkable housing in Princeton to enable … Continue reading

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