For many Americans, the purchase of a home is the single largest investment they will ever make.
Home-ownership is an integral part of the American dream, yet like anything else, purchasing a home comes with certain risks. Homeowners insurance and flood insurance help protect you from loss or damage due to theft, fire, or acts of nature.
But what if your ownership itself was challenged?
Title insurance protects property owners or others with a financial interest (such as a mortgage lender) from loss...Continue Reading!
The New York City Real Estate market is thriving and homes along the Midtown Direct Train line and the 78/24 and 280 corridors are benefiting from it.
Buyers shut out of the NYC market are coming to New Jersey taking advantage of well priced homes.
Below are the November (11/1/2007--11/30/2007) closed sales of single family homes provided by the Garden State MLS.
NOVEMBER 2007 HOME SALES
You just placed a bid on a home in NJ over $1,000,000, and the seller agreed to your price!!!
Did you know that you will owe the State of New Jersey 1% of the total purchase price for any property purchased with a sales price of $1,000,000 or higher?
Welcome to the NJ Buyer's Mansion Tax. The fee is paid to the County Clerk where the property is located. Both residential and commercial properties are impacted by this fee. (There are...Continue Reading!
OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY November 4th, 1€“4pm
Wow!!! Only $1,185,000
Over one acre and a half mile to the NYC train.
Twenty Minutes to Newark Airport. Great Schools.
Stirling, NJ. A great place to live.
Located on a quite cul-de-sac in the Autumn Crest section of Stirling, this spectacular 6900 sf * Colonial home boasts 16 rooms including 6 bdrms, 4 full baths, and 1 half-bath with an open floor plan, hardwood floors, crown moldings and tastefully appointed throughout. The expansive master suite plus 3...Continue Reading!
Throughout the Spring and Fall in Essex, Morris & Union Counties...Jersey Fresh Foods Abound at local Farmer's Markets. Pick your day and enjoy the Goodies!!! I am in love with Gina's Bakery & Dr. Pickle.
Summit Farmers MarketJune-October8:30AM-1:30PMDeForest AvenueBetween Summit & Maple StreetSummit, NJ 07901
East Hanover Farmers MarketJune-AugustNoon-6PMRidgedale AvenueSchool Avenue Municipal Parking LotEast Hanover, NJ 07936
Maplewood Farmers MarketJuly-October2PM-7PMSpringfield Avenue at Indiana StreetMunicipal Street Parking LotMaplewood, NJ 07040
Springfield Farmers MarketJuly & AugustNoon-6PM101 Mountain AvenueJonathan Dayton High School Parking LotSpringfield, NJ 07081
Springfield Farmers...Continue Reading!
Hot New Jersey Real Estate Markets…Think LOCAL!
I just had to share a piece from Keller Williams Realty International:
TOP STORY: Gary Keller: The only market that matters is yours!
Last week on the Today Show, during a segment on the national real estate market, CNBC’s Jim Kramer uncompromisingly stated, “now is the absolute worst time to buy!”
Concerned that remarks such as these from so-called experts might be pushing potential buyers to the sidelines?
Here’s what Gary Keller, co-founder and chairman of Keller...Continue Reading!
Wow!!! I just received this letter from the Millburn Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) written by the Superintendent of Millburn Schools:
"Please see the letter I received from Dr. Brodow this morning. Congratulations to Dr. Niegel, Mr. Miron, Dr. Brodow and the entire faculty, staff and student body for all of their hard work."
€œIm pleased and proud to let you know that this morning the United States Dept. of Education has named Millburn High School a National Blue Ribbon School. The High...Continue Reading!
I love living in Short Hills, an area of Millburn Township. Not only did I grow up here, but I'm also raising my kids here. They are currently in Millburn High School.
Buyers new to the area are always asking me why the town is so great...here are the Top Ten reasons:
1. Commuting to NYC. You can be at Penn Station within 41 minutes on an Express Train from Short Hills or Millburn Train Stations on the Midtown Direct Train Line. Or, if you...Continue Reading!
"Perri was very reactive AND proactive. Clearly, she has an excellent grasp of the towns and counties she covers and went the extra mile to educate us on an area we were not entirely familiar with." Steve & Laura Lee