Maplewood Colonial Perfect for NYC Commuters
OFFICIAL LISTING AGENT: PERRI K. FELDMAN; 973.650.4727; Perri@MidtownDirectHomes.com
Just in time for Fall...the 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath Custom Maplewood Colonial you have been waiting for, one block to the Jitney to NYC transportation. Hardwood floors and period details throughout.
Step into the bright & sunny foyer and enjoy views of the large living room with wood burning fireplace & formal dining room with space for the largest of gatherings. Updated kitchen with stainless range, breakfast room &...Continue Reading!
115 ORCHARD ROAD
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Welcome Home. Bright classic Colonial, with a jitney stop to the Midtown Direct Train at the corner, is perfect for commuters looking to move to Maplewood.
This lovely home sits on a tree-lined street featuring beautiful wood-like floors throughout and boasting $80,000 in recent upgrades. Enter into an inviting and sun-filled living room with a wood mantle and marble surround fireplace. Other first floor highlights include a state-of-the-art gourmet eat-in kitchen and cozy...Continue Reading!
The 2011 graduating class from Columbia High School were accepted at some of the most prestigious top tier colleges and universities. They have an impressive twenty four students going to Ivy League and Seven Sister schools including
Barnard (2), Brown (3), Bryn Mawr (1), Columbia (2), Harvard (5), Princeton (2), Smith (1), University of Pennsylvania (2), Vassar (1), Wellesley (1), and Yale (4).
Others were accepted at top schools such as American (9), Bennington (2), Boston University (8), Boston College (1), Bowdoin...Continue Reading!
Are you thinking of buying a home in Maplewood, NJ?
Now is a great time.
There are currently 140 homes for sale in Maplewood, NJ
with an average list price of $526,605.
But what are the prices of the homes that are selling?
Of the 35 homes that went under contract in the last 30 days, the average list price was $449,494.
4 Under $200,000
1 Over $1,000,000+
However, the average list price of the 11 homes that just went into (3 day) Attorney...Continue Reading!
In September, 2008, the average list price of homes in Maplewood, NJ was $528,679. The average sales price of the sixteen homes sold was just below that at $521,843. Average Days on Market was 73.
What is interesting to note, is that Maplewood is back at 2005 price levels:
Maplewood Real Estate
Maplewood, NJ Homes Sold September 2008
19 Hickory Dr
665 Prospect St
23 Hoffman Street
513 Richmond Ave
8 Sunset Terr
636 Ridgewood Rd
21 Oberlin St.
125 Oakview Ave
74 Park...Continue Reading!
There are some wonderful places to play tennis in New Jersey along the Midtown Direct Train line from South Orange to Morristown and in the adjacent communites as well.
In fact, South Orange has its own version of Wimbledon at Orange Lawn with grass courts, mandatory white tennis attire and a new clubhouse equipped for elaborate catering for parties of all sizes.
CenterCourt Athletic Club of Chatham is currently under construction as it prepares for the upcoming paddle season, open indoor court...Continue Reading!
The storm blew through NJ last week with a vengeance.
The sky was black. The wind howled. The rain turned into hail.
And then the trees came down!!!
Frantic phone calls started for Tree Removal Services in New Jersey's Essex, Morris and Union Counties.
Keller Williams agents came to the rescue.
Here is their short list of suggested New Jersey Tree Removal Providers (in no particular order):
Well Done Tree Service
Friendly Tree Service Inc.
The Tree Guy
Crestview Tree Service
Carew Tree Experts Inc.
Spring House Tree Service Inc.
Frank's Tree Service:
If you can recommend...Continue Reading!
Sprinkled throughout Essex and Morris Counties are several lesser-known parks made available specifically for dog enthusiasts.
Although some require residents to purchase permits at the start of each new year, the canine play spaces allow a leash free environment for owner and pet alike to mingle, socialize, and most of all PLAY!
These FETCHing parks are at the top of our list:
Lewis Morris Park- The Park is located at 270 Mendham Road.
Bernards Township Dog Park€¨
War Memorial Athletic Field Complex on...Continue Reading!
While Maplewood NJ home sales in the first quarter of 2008 were nearly half of what sold in Jan-March 2007, the April market is brisk.
Buyers are ringing our phones and open houses are full. Full priced offers are made when homes are priced right, but we are still seeing low offers on homes the buyers feel are overpriced for the neighborhood.
Maplewood NJ only saw a 6% drop in average sale price in the first quarter 2008 ($485,750) vs 2007 ($516,492) which speaks to...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