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Oct. 21, 2020

Selling Your Luxury Home in Montclair, NJ

When it’s time to sell your luxury home in Montclair or Glen Ridge, what are those buyers looking for?  And what type of marketing should be pursued?  How should a showing be handled?

These are the questions sellers of high end properties should query potential agents about, because there are ...

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Sept. 28, 2020

THE NEIGHBORS MONTCLAIR HOUSE IS FOR SALE!

When one home in any neighborhood of Montclair sells, the curious cat in all of us can’t help but wonder - “what did it sell for?”  It isn’t at all about being nosy and it is your business to know, because each sold home affects the value of your home ...

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Aug. 24, 2020

NORTHERN NEW JERSEY GREEN

 

Houseplants.

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

 

2ND QUARTER MARKET REPORT -

ESSEX COUNTY AND NORTHERN NJ

MONTCLAIR, GLEN RIDGE, MAPLEWOOD, SOUTH ORANGE, MILLBURN/SHORT HILLS,

VERONA, WEST ORANGE, BLOOMFIELD

 

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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July 21, 2020

New Construction Home Sales are GOOD for northern NJ Real Estate

Existing home sales, usually the bulk of real estate sales statistics, have been suffering from a long stretch of low inventory woes.  Thanks to builders stepping up this past spring and summer, new built home sales are proving to be an excellent indicator of regained real estate market health.   ...

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July 21, 2020

A New Real Estate Attitude in northern New Jersey

 

Various colourful donuts in a rowAlthough Autumn is not traditionally the time when one breaks out the DIY tools and digs into a project, this may be the year to break that trend!

Need a change from the scenery indoors, but a major remodel just isn’t in the plans?  Do what more than 36 ...

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June 19, 2020

WHY THIS IS THE TIME TO LIST FOR SALE IN MONTCLAIR, GLEN RIDGE AND VERONA

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Despite there seeming to be a plethora reasons to stay inside, keep paying rent, and put off buying a home for next year perhaps, the fact is, people - quite a lot of people actually - are actively seeking to purchase their own home in Montclair NJ, RIGHT NOW!

How should current ...

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May 27, 2020

14 Reasons to Snap that picture in northern NJ Real Estate

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PICTURES!

1. Arrest Attention

2. Evoke Emotions

3. Ignite Imagination

4. Influence and Persuade

5. Excite Possibility Thinking

6. Impact Decisions

7. Beget Browsing

8. Build Anticipation

9. Initiate Interest

10. Enhance Appeal

11. Reveal Reasons

12. Inspire Action

13. Vibrant Visuals Draw

and....

14. Entice Engagement

 

A good ...

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