Archive for April, 2012

Bidding Wars Become the Rage!

Monday, April 30th, 2012

A new development is catching home buyers off guard as the spring sales season gets under way: Bidding wars are back. From California to Florida, many buyers are increasingly competing for the same house. Unlike the bidding wars that typified the go-go years and largely reflected surging sales, today’s are a result of supply shortages. […]

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

So, let’s recap! April 22nd is Earth Day April 28th is Maplewood’s Green Day And… May 10th, 11th and 12th is the Maplewood Garden Club’s Annual Plant Sale. Good for everything from annuals to perennials, vegetables and bushes Held at the Maplewood Community Pool Parking lot, RAIN OR SHINE! Mark Slade

Maplewood Hosting Green Day on April 28th

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Come out and see Green Activists at their Best! Demonstrations, Fun, Food, Etc. 11:30 am: Cloth diapering demonstration by Green Bean Babies 1:00 pm: Silvia De La Rosa is demonstrating how to make bath salts in her booth. 1:00 pm: Cloth diapering demonstration by Green Bean Babies 1:30 pm: Rahway River Salad Bowl Toss with […]

Are you behind on your Mortgage and Paralyzed as to What to do?

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

From what I read, over 70% of the nation’s homeowners that are behind on their mortgages are so overwhelmed and thus paralyzed by fear that they do nothing until they find the Sheriff’s Officers knocking at their door to ask them to leave. This doesn’t have to be the case! As a Realty Trac Agent […]

7 for 7, Saving my Buyer Client’s 7% on my last 7 Negotiations

Friday, April 13th, 2012

I’m happy to say that with the recent pick up in the market that transactions abound for those agents, like myself, that are full-time and hard-working. I can say all I want, but let’s face it, at the end of the day, we are only as good as our statistics can verify. So, for the […]

What NOT TO DO When Getting a Mortgage and up Through Closing

Friday, April 13th, 2012

I learned a long time ago that “common sense is NOT common practice“. This is especially the case during the emotional time that surrounds buying a home, when people tend to do some non-commonsensical things. Here are a few that I’ve seen over the years that have delayed (and even killed) deals: 1. Don’t deposit […]

Tour de Montclair 10th Anniversary Walk/Bike Event on May 20th

Sunday, April 8th, 2012

The 10th annual Tour de Montclair is coming up on May 20 and registration is now open! Over the years, this event has ballooned from a small community bike ride drawing only 200 people into an all-out festival attracting more than 1,000 participants. Cyclists of all abilities are invited to ride one of the tour’s […]

Would you could you, Buy a Home in a Box?

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

Hi, Do you love IKEA? You can now buy a whole house from them for $86,500. The 745 sq. ft., 1BR/1BA is stocked with all things IKEA from the kitchen appliances, to cabinets and counters. The bathroom has IKEA sinks and storage, and the bedroom closets are all built around the retailer’s closet system. Check […]

2012 SPRING RAKE OUT PROGRAM IN MAPLEWOOD, NJ

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

for a larger version of the map, please go to: map A SERVICE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MAPLEWOOD Each area is scheduled for five pick up days. Locate your area on the map. The dates of pick up in each area are as noted on the map. Kindly keep this map handy during the program […]

Maplewood Housing Statistics 1st Quarter 2012

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

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