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Union Township is situated in the north-central portion of Union County, New Jersey. Known for its excellent school system, access to locally and nationally renowned colleges and universities, strong economy, and affordable housing market, it's no wonder why so many are proud to call this wonderful community 'home.'

The township of Union is home to approximately 55,000 residents, with many who commute back and forth to the New York metro area on a daily basis for work, play and to enjoy the culture. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Union, NJ is conveniently located approximately six miles west of Newark Liberty International Airport. However, to get in and around Union, residents rely on a network of local and regional roadways such as US Route 22, Route 82, the Garden State Parkway, Interstate 78, the NJ Transit Bus System, and by commuter rail services by way of the Raritan Valley Line.

Twenty-one parks can be found throughout Union County and two golf courses are located within close proximity to the township. Children living in Union, New Jersey are under the jurisdiction of the Union Public School District, while nearby colleges such as Kean University, Union County College and Seton Hall University are ready to serve the higher learning needs of students.

The housing market in Union, NJ consists primarily of charming one- and two-story homes in quiet, residential neighborhoods. Opportunities to purchase land and investment property are also available.

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Like the area's history, Union Township's real estate market is rich and diverse. Future homeowners in Union, NJ can expect to find an assortment of single-family houses and investment opportunities; some open land is also available for purchase for those who are looking to custom build their dream home.

Average listing prices for homes in Union, NJ hover in the low $295,000 range. As a college town, many of Union's homes are situated near Kean University, making this an excellent area for real estate investors to purchase apartment units and condominiums to rent out to the student population. Buyers looking to purchase a home in Union, NJ can expect prices to start in the low $100,000s for starter homes in quiet suburban neighborhoods to over $1 million for estate properties in gated communities or new home subdivisions.

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-- Feb 25th, 2018 --
 30 yr. fixed rate: 4.25%
 15 yr. fixed rate: 3.66%
 30 yr. jumbo rate: 4.40%
 15 yr. jumbo rate: 4.12%
Average Prices of 3 Bed Homes
-- Feb 25th, 2018 --
 2 Years Ago  $284,000
 1 Year Ago  $289,000
 6 Months Ago   $310,000
 1 Month Ago  $308,000
 Today  $307,000

Union Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of February 19th, 2018: homes priced around $310,061 compared to $310,061 the previous week, to remain steady with no change in listing price.  For Saturday, February 24th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.25%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.66%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.40%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.12%.

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