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Facts About New Jersey

Every  couple of months I get this email about New Jersey “truisms” that this Jersey Girl can appreciate…so I thought I would share it with you.   This latest email came from Debbi out of Blaine, Minnesota from my Millburn High School graduating class (way back when.) Facts about NJ If you’ve ever lived in Jersey…you’ll […]

Retreat for New Moms in Chatham NJ

The Parrot Mill Inn located in CHATHAM, N.J. plays host to the “Mommy Nest,” a retreat for new moms in New Jersey.The NY Times wrote an article on the Mommy Nest yesterday. I wish this was available seventeen years ago!!!What a wonderful idea to help new mothers adjust to breast-feeding, sleep deprivation and the joys of motherhood. […]

December 2007 New Jersey Home Sales

Homes continued to sell in New Jersey during December 2007. Prices were down about 11% from the previous month. Average Days on Market (DOM) were only two months in December versus three months in November. Why?  Sellers realized that well priced homes will sell and Buyers took advantage of year end “specials.” Below are the December […]

First Time Home Buyers–Beware!!!

Another First Time Home Buyer Disaster Please Dont Let This Happen to You Janis Gagliardi, a real estate expert in Port Orange Florida, shared this DISASTER story of a First Time Buyer in her PortOrangeJuice. Anyone, Anywhere in the country buying their first home should follow her advice: €œWe searched and found a beautiful home for […]

The Real Skinny on the Subprime Freeze Plan: Who's Left Out

Just came across this article from CNN:Money.com that helps to explain the subprime freeze plan on interest rates €“ it looks like the majority of the people out there in this situation may not qualify for the assistance they so desperately need. Your buyers are sure to appreciate this insight The new foreclosure prevention program may […]

What is Title Insurance & Why Do I Need It?

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 […]

18 Minutes to the Short Hills Mall

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY November 4th, 1€“4pm 33StephanieDrive.com Wow!!! Only $1,185,000 Over one acre and a half mile to the NYC train. Twenty Minutes to Newark Airport. Great Schools. Wonderful Community. 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 […]

Residential Real Estate is a LOCAL Market Product, Even in New Jersey

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 […]