Real estate market predictions for 2014​

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Real Estate in 2014Experts say a great year ahead

Home prices will get an added boost, mortgages willremain steady but still below the 2009 high anddistressed sales will decrease dramatically. Overall,The National Association of Realtors® is anticipating

a 14% growth in home sales in the year ahead,which is great news for buyers and sellers. …

Check Out…Irvington!

Situated along the Hudson River, this idyllic village is designed for calm, comfortable waterfront living in an amiable village where everyone knows your name. Main Street serves as the area’s central hub, with tree-lined sidewalks and small local gourmet food shops, boutiques and cafes.…

SJ’s Home ofthe Week!

This unique light-filled 5-BR offers Japanese gardens, heated pool and even a cabana. Inside, the home boasts premium appliances, energy efficient windows and walk-in cedar closets. The property is extremely private and set on nearly 0.5 exquisitely landscaped acres. …See more

New Rochelle

Fiesta Fun! This Saturday the weekly Grand Market will be transformed into a mini-fiesta filled with dance, music, food and crafts, all as a warm up to Mexican Independence Day. This free event runs from 10am – 2pm on Library Green. For information,click here. .

Bridgeport, CT

Little Shop! The Bridgeport Theatre Company will be presenting Little Shop of Horrors starting this Friday at the Downtown Cabaret Theater. Weekend performances are at 5pm and 8:30pm, with $28 tickets for adults.Read more… …

Little Falls, NJ

Baseball History: The works of Willard Mullin, America’s premier sports cartoonist, will be on display at the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center. In addition, authors Mike Powers and Hal Bock will lead a discussion on his work. …Find out more

More SingleHouseholds

Singles now make up one-quarter of U.S. households, up 50% since 1970. That’s 33 million Americans—and many of those singles are looking to buy a home solo, or will be in the near future. What’s the reason behind the trend? Greater personal wealth, higher divorce rates, longer life spans and an increase in the median age at marriage.…Read more

Stroller Stops

As children age parents are increasingly more concerned with school districts, relevant amenities and general safety—and they’re moving in to larger spaces. So which are the biggest “stroller” and which are the biggest “backpack” neighborhoods in New York City and beyond? Forbes has the map! …Read more