Buying a Home

Dec. 16, 2020

3 Homeowner Myths in Essex, Morris and Union County NJ You Need to Kick to the Curb


As a new homeowner in Essex, Morris or Union County, NJ, you may find yourself in the same position as a new parent - advice coming from everyone, solicited or not!

It can be overwhelming, not to mention confusing when that advice conflicts with this advice and everyone has their ...

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Nov. 13, 2020

Home in Montclair and Glen Ridge NJ

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Nov. 11, 2020

Buying and Selling a Home in New Jersey

In light of the changes and events that have disrupted 2020 and which directly affect the real estate market, a question being heard most often by myself and other real estate agents is, "Is this even a good time to buy or sell a house?"  

With your local marketing ...

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Oct. 14, 2020

Avoid the web of bidding wars in Montclair real estate

If you've spent time seeking a new home in Montclair the current real estate market it isn't unusual to have lost a home you were interested in to another buyer.  They may have offered better terms than you were comfortable offering.  They may have simply offered more money ...

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Sept. 7, 2020

Single, Double or a Big Family House in northern New Jersey!

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Cooking for one takes as much effort and planning as cooking for a large number of people.  Some have actually claimed it's easier to cook for four or more than plan meals for just one or two people.  

Dining for two or for ten presents its own challenges ...

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Sept. 2, 2020

Before Moving Day in New Jersey

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The closing day is set and you’re planning your move into your new home; CONGRATULATIONS!

(If you would like to be the one setting a closing date and planning your move into a new home, just connect with your local marketing specialist for all you’ll need to make that happen ...

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Aug. 24, 2020




It's true, northern New Jersey gets cold in the winter and HOT in the summer!  It takes a considerable amount of energy all year long to keep your house comfortable.  Reducing energy usage is good for the environment, good for increasing a homes value and good for your ...

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Aug. 12, 2020

Weighing Pros and Cons of northern NJ HOA's

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What should you know if the home in northern NJ you are thinking of buying is governed by a Homeowners Association? Beyond the probability of greater interaction with the neighbors, these four concerns should be answered before you accept the terms:

  1. FEES: Most HOA's include monthly fees to cover ...
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Aug. 11, 2020

Gone Crazy! - 2nd Quarter Sales - Essex County NJ and Beyond







As we look towards the rest of the year for real estate in northern NJ, here's an update on the 2nd quarter in Essex County ...

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July 21, 2020

The Features to Feature in Your Essex County NJ Home Sale

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The types and styles of homes desired by buyers have always undergone shifts from year to year, as social norms have shifted.  There have been a great many changes over the last 20 years, evidenced in the style and size of new homes being built.

Upgrade and remodel projects reflect ...

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