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Jersey City, New Jersey Real Estate

The Jersey City real estate market is made up of condominiums and townhouses, row houses and a few select Jersey City homes for sale. In the downtown area, the average price for Jersey City condominiums runs at about $400,000 and about $250,000 outside of downtown. Future homeowners will be treated with striking views of New York City and the Hudson River. Some properties can run as high as several million dollars and offer access to community facilities such as swimming pools, marinas and tennis courts.

When they are available, single-family homes in the downtown area will run from$1.2 million to $2.5 million, while multi-family homes are priced from $1.5 million to $3 million.
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Home to more than 258,000 residents, Jersey City is a major manufacturing and transportation center sending products to market along the Eastern Seaboard and across the globe via rail, road and sea. The waterfront is one of Jersey City's hottest residential areas, while the charming Historic Downtown District features restaurants, shops, antique stores and services. Future homeowners looking to live in Jersey City will find that the city's housing market is diverse with condominiums, townhomes, historic homes, brownstones, hi-rises, lofts, warehouses and quaint houses bringing an eclectic mix to the market.

Jersey City's downtown district is situated in the northeastern part of the city, seven miles east of Newark. Here in the city?s downtown district is Liberty State Park, which provides visitors with views and ferry rides to Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty. Also located downtown is the Liberty Science Center. The Center houses the largest IMAX dome screen in the world and features interactive exhibits focusing on invention, health, and the environment.

Recreationally speaking, the Hudson River offers fishing, crabbing and boating. Boats can be launched or berthed at Liberty Landing Marina. Not to be missed is the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade along Kennedy Boulevard, a Jersey City tradition featuring bagpipers, shamrock-wearing priests, antique cars and contests.

Primary and secondary students attend schools in the Jersey City Public School District, while those seeking higher education can choose from Hudson County Community College, New Jersey City University and Saint Peter's College. Getting in and out of Jersey City is easy as the Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) subway system connects Jersey City to Hoboken, Harrison, Newark and New York City.

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