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Clifton, New Jersey Real Estate & Homes for Sale

The sizable community of Clifton, New Jersey originally began as an old fur-trading center and was named for a nearby cliff. With a land area of about 11.3 square miles, Clifton is located on the Passaic River less than 10 miles from the city of Newark and less than 20 miles from New York. Clifton is part of Passaic County and has a population of approximately 80,000 residents. Its proximity to both Interstate 80 and route 46 makes inbound and outbound travel convenient. Newark Liberty International airport is also less than 10 miles away.

The economy within the community of Clifton is self-sufficient and diverse. Some industries that provide employment in Clifton include manufacturing, education, health and social services, retail trade and professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services. Students in grades K-12 attend schools of the Clifton City School District. Several colleges and universities ? including Rutgers University, which is less than a 20-minute drive away ? are in proximity for those who wish to attain a degree in higher education.

Recreational and cultural facilities include the Clifton?s many lovely public-use parks and the Upper Montclair Country Club, which houses three first-rate golf courses. Clifton?s exceptional recreation department also maintains classes and facilities that accommodate recreation for all ages. Other cultural and recreational activities are bountiful in the neighboring strongholds of New York and Newark.

Real estate options in Clifton, NJ consist of single-family detached homes, estate properties, condominiums, townhouses and land lots.

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Price Range of Clifton, NJ Houses

The real estate market in Clifton, New Jersey is comprised primarily of single-family detached homes. Single-family detached homes are priced starting from the mid-$200,000s. Large, lovely, colonial style homes can be purchased in the low $300,000s. Grand estate properties with spacious lots are priced from the mid-$600,000s to close to $900,000. Condominiums and townhouse are priced from the low $100,000s to the low $400,000s. A limited selection of land and lots are also available for custom development.

Clifton Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of April 20th, 2020: homes priced around $303,720 compared to $303,720 the previous week, to remain steady with no change in listing price.  For Monday, April 20th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.51%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.90%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.41%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.12%.