"I love living and working in Summit, NJ. I own a shop in Summit and live on the Summit/New Providence border. Downtown Summit has so much to offer. There is very easy access to delightful and creative shops (including mine, Badawang Art) casual and fine restaurants both, and of course, all the necessities such as banks, services, and entertainment options are only a few of the amenities. I can walk or drive to all of these, or I can take the train to New York seven days a week right from Summit. The community is diverse and always changing. Summit has beautiful homes, a well maintained downtown, easy access to all the surrounding suburbs, New York City and the Jersey Shore."
Carol Schoffman, Summit, NJ
Summit, is many other things, among them it is the birthplace of Meryl Streep. There are large, stately period homes and smaller, charming homes as well. There are a variety of condos and townhouses in Summit - for a more carefree lifestyle.
Because of its very fine schools, vibrant downtown village center, winding tree-lined streets, and, its proximity and ease of getting to Jersey City and New York on the Midtown Direct, Summit remains a desirable community in which to live and own a home in spite of the economy. Even in times of economic downturn, the down part is gentler here.
The cost of living is farily high, but Summit delivers big on services and opportunities. With nearly 8,000 households with average incomes of $191,444, this is an affluent community.
Summit NJ Real Estate Statistics:
- Number of Summit NJ homes sold are up 27% over last year!
259 homes sold in Summit NJ in 2017 - 314 homes sold in 2016
- Average home sales price in Summit NJ is $1,024,560 up from 2016 where the average sale price was $956,631
- Average days on market for homes in Summit NJ went down from 45 to 41 days
|In 2009, 221 homes were sold in Summit NJ, for a total dollar volume of $206 million. The average home sales price in 2009: $932,126. In 2008: $970,365; In 2007: $1,129,397.|
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�2015 Patrizia Giassa All information deemed reliable, but not guaranteed, subject to errors & omissions. Sales Data from Garden State MLS.