Compare Listings

First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit Extended…

IT’S OFFICIAL!!!!…. THE TAX CREDIT HAS BEEN EXTENDED AND EXPANDED Well…almost…  (President Obama still has to sign it, which he will) Per Martin Straka, Mortgage Loan Officer with Bank of America:  On Thursday afternoon (11/5/090 the House of Representatives voted to pass the legislation extending the Tax Credit and Unemployment Benefits (HR 3548).Homebuyer Tax Credit:  […]

2009 Housing Tax Credit Ends in Ninety Days

You only have three more months to take advantage of the 2009 Housing Tax Credit. Still Confused as to whether you qualify? There are still many opportunities to purchase an affordable home along the Midtown Direct Train line in New Jersey. If you want additional information about real estate in South Orange, Maplewood,Millburn/Short Hills, Summit, Chatham, […]

Home Buyer Tax Credit Ends Dec 1st

Did you know that the Home Buyer Tax Credit can now be used for closing costs with FHA-approved lenders? But “first-time home buyers” only have until December 1, 2009 to purchase their principal residence to take advantage of the credit. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) has a very valuable website: http://www.housingmarketfacts.com/ with easy to understand question and answers […]

How is the Millburn/Short Hills Real Estate Market?

At lunch yesterday after the Center Court Member Guest, I was asked How is the Millburn/Short Hills Real Estate Market?  Houses are moving after a sluggish early spring, especially if they are priced right! And, what priced houses are moving? In the past month, 35 homes have gone under contract at all different price points 5   […]

South Orange is Still Hot for NYC Commuters

South Orange is a Terrific Town for First Time Home Buyers. Danielle Elliot writes in  South Orange Patch  how desirable Midtown Direct Train communities are for NYC transplants. Perri Feldman, a realtor with the Summit-based Keller Williams, says the sluggish economy hasnt substantially slowed the trend. At least 80 percent of her clients are from […]

Attention all Montclair NJ Foodies

I think I’ve died and gone to heaven. Montclair New Jersey is having its first ever Restaurant Week February 2-8, 2009. Book your reservations NOW!!! There are forty-two restaurants participating and all will be serving special, three course, pre fix dinners during this event. The details vary per each restaurant, so do call ahead. Participating […]

Short Hills Dining: Enzzo's Trattoria

It’s not often that restaurants in Short Hills, New Jersey get reviewed by The New York Times. And receive a GOOD Rating. But our very own Enzzo’s Trattoria did just that! We have been going to Enzzo’s since it first opened fifteen years ago. I will admit tho’…the fact the owner’s name is Perri Urso […]

Millburn Commuting to NYC Just Got Easier!!!

GREAT NEWS!!! Maplewood Township has just begun to offer a new Wyoming Jitney Extension taking residents in the Wyoming section of Millburn to/from the Maplewood Train Station during the morning and evening commute. Two stops were added, each with six pick-ups to coordinate with the Midtown Direct Train Schedule: Glen Avenue and Cypress Street                                       6:01a                                     6:39a […]

Millburn NJ Kitchen Trends

I can always count on finding the most up-to-date trends in kitchen designs at Kitchen Expressions in Millburn, NJ. The owner, Steven Nephtali told me: “For the last year or so, the trend in kitchens has leaned further towards a clean, contemporary and/or transitional look. The vast array of cabinetry materials and finishes that are […]