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How to Be a Savvy Home Viewer

If you’re planning on finding your next dream home, then you’re probably going to view several homes on the market that meet your criteria.You will want to make the right purchasing decision for you and your family. So, it’s wise to be savvy when viewing properties for sale. Here are ...

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5 Tips for Selling your Home Quickly

There are several reasons why you may need to sell your home quickly. For example, a job change may require a speedy relocation to another city, or you may have purchased another property and don’t want to be stuck too long with two mortgages. Here are some tips that can help ...

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Make your House “Picture Perfect” for Buyers

When you walk into a nice hotel room, what do you usually notice first? It may be the large, often beautiful picture hanging above the bed. You’ll probably find a smaller, equally attractive picture hanging in the bathroom. Often there will be at least two more adorning other walls. That’s no ...

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Remove Emotion when Selling

Most real estate experts agree that being too emotionally attached to your home can lead to poor decision making, such as over-pricing the listing and making hasty choices based on feelings rather than facts. Of course, removing emotion from the home selling equation is easier said than done. After all, it ...

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Is now really a good time to buy a home?

The number one question that I get when I'm out and about is: "How's the real estate market?" Lately, I've been telling people that it's great if you're a seller in the suburbs.  But it's a different market, especially in urban areas.  I also let them know that buyer's outnumber sellers ...

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Just listed!!! 270 Harrison Avenue, Unit 309, Jersey City

We are very excited to announce our newest listing at 270 Harrison Avenue, Unit 309 in Jersey City! Located near Journal Square, this gorgeous one-bedroom condo features hardwood floors, a beautiful eat-in kitchen that features solid wood cabinets, quartz countertops and newer appliances.  The bathroom was completely gutted and redone in ...

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How does the Cranford real estate market look?

Earlier this month, we released a post on what's happening in the Cranford real estate market.  Now we'll take look at who's coming into the market. For the last 40 years, the National Association of REALTORs (NAR) has done an annual survey of buyers and sellers to help their members know ...

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The effect of mortgage rates in relation to buying a home

If you know me, you know that I enjoy networking.  Whether it's through a referral organization, service organization, or a chamber of commerce, I like being one of the few REALTOR's who participates.  This morning I was in a meeting with several people, including a mortgage broker.  The inevitable question ...

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SOLD!!! 14 Clark Street, Cranford

We are excited to announce that our listing at 14 Clark Street in Cranford has SOLD!!! This stunning four-bedroom Cranford Colonial was only on the market for showings for one day before our seller accepted an offer. As homes go, this one is a stunner.  It features four large bedrooms, including a ...

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How’s Real Estate in Scotch Plains? – November 2021

In normal years, Spring is the busiest time of the year in real estate in Scotch Plains.  Due to several different factors that trend has changed a bit recently.  Since the middle of March of 2020, when the lockdown started and many sellers took their homes off the market, the ...

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