Selling Your Home

June 19, 2020


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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



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


14. Entice Engagement


A good ...

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May 27, 2020

Comforting Sale for Essex County NJ homes

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My home in Essex County NJ is my comfort zone.  This is the place we kick off our shoes, let down our hair and often change right into comfy jammies for hanging out!

So why should it be any different when we are selling a house?  

Let's ...

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May 27, 2020

Top 3 Reasonable Things TO DO to sell your home in Montclair or Glen Ridge

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It's perfectly normal and natural to experience several different stages of emotion as you come to the decision to sell your current home.  You'll be concerned about the financial considerations, the activity of selling and of course the details of your move itself! 

The first day or ...

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May 7, 2020

A Strong Spring Season in New Jersey Real Estate

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Although "normal" has become more objective of late, the events impacting traditional real estate practices do not mean you cannot buy a home or sell a house this spring season!

Interest rates on home loans are at historic lows, making home ownership affordable for many who otherwise would be putting ...

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April 22, 2020

Credit in the Wake of CoronaVirus in northern NJ


Our credit rating speaks many things about who we are, what we think and what our plans are for our future, especially if you're considering buying a home in northern NJ.  While our credit scores are always of concern to us, but especially when situations are more turbulent and ...

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April 16, 2020

Low Mortgage Rates-High Expectations in New Jersey

Seeing The Possibilities

In a previous post  we shared just how huge a difference one tiny little percentage point can make in the cost of your home purchase.  Combine low mortgage rates (as of this week, those rates are 2.08% for a 15 year fixed and 3.31% for a standard 30 ...

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March 31, 2020


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Did you know that 74% of people never actually speak to the souls who live in the houses all around them?  What a shame, because the people living in the neighborhoods in Montclair are a great resource to those who are looking to move to a specific neighborhood or who ...

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March 18, 2020

Making Sure it Sells in New Jersey

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Confidence in the sale of your New Jersey home is entirely possible. I can say that with confidence, even if you have had your house up for sale previously and the listing expired!  Why?  3 simple steps, and if you take these 3 simple steps with the guidance of your ...

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March 6, 2020

Welcome to the NJ Homeowners Maintenance CLUB!

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New NJ homeowner or long-time member, welcome to the world of homeownership!  If you've been here awhile, you may or may not already know; but if you are new to the club, you may not be aware at let's dive right in!

Owning your own home ...

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