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Performance Property is a real estate services company based in Jersey City, NJ. Our Founder, Gerald Lucas is an internationally recognized real estate expert with almost 20 years of real estate experience, who has written several books including “Short Sale Specifics”, the Amazon #1 best-seller, "Dare To Succeed" co-authored with Jack Canfield, creator of The Chicken Soup for the Soul book series and "Real Estate Investing Secrets". Gerald holds business degrees from Howard University and MIT.

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We help people gain financial freedom and independence through real estate. Rather than offering a generic solution, we let our clients define financial freedom and then we help them achieve it. Some of our clients achieve financial freedom with our help by learning how to analyze and purchase wealth-building rental property. We help other clients achieve financial independence by negotiating with their lender when they are behind on mortgage payments.

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Real Estate Insights

S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index of Property Values Increased

The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller index of property values increased 2% from a year earlier, the slowest since August 2012.

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Real Estate Tip Of The Week

Gerald’s Real Estate Tip of the – Week of 11/05/19

Be careful when you make offers to purchase bank-owned property, also known as REOs because there is no previous owner compelled to disclose problems like a leaky roof or oil tank. You must do your own homework which includes a property inspection–the bank will only give you clear title to the property.

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3 Recent Changes to NJ Foreclosure Laws

Q: How will the new foreclosure legislation in NJ affect the process? Henry, Chatham, NJ A: Many of the new foreclosure law changes enacted in 2019 in NJ are procedural and are intended to help struggling homeowners facing foreclosure. Here are 3 of the new changes: 1) NJ’s foreclosure mediation program was strengthened 2) The statute of limitations for most residential foreclosure actions was reduced from 20 years to 6 years from the date the debtor defaults 3) the additional time granted for the two automatic adjournments that homeowners facing foreclosure can apply for to postpone a sheriff sale were doubled–each adjournment now results in a four week postponement–up from 2 weeks. Thanks for your question, Henry. For more real […]