Archive for January, 2013

Moving to Millburn and Short Hills: Emergency and Other Useful Numbers

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

EMERGENCY NUMBERS: Police: 973-564-7001, 411 Fire: 973-564-7035 First Aid Squad: 973-564-7005 St Barnabas Hospital: 973-332-5000 Overlook Hospital: 908-522-2000 TOWN HALL: Business Administrator: 973-564-7075 Animal Control: 973-564-7085 Building Dept: 973-564-7065 Municipal Court: 973-564-7066 Planning/Zoning: 973-564-7752 Public Works: 973-564-7060 Recreation: 973-564-7096 hotline 973-564-7097 activities Tax Assessor: 973-564-7080 Chamber of Commerce: 973-564-7073 UTILITIES: JCP&L (electrice) 800-662-3115 PSEG (gas) […]

Martini’s: you local caterer for the Superbowl!

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Mark Slade Keller Williams 917.797.5059 Good Homes Selling a Maplewood/South Orange/Millburn/Short Hills area home involves many steps and having an experienced Maplewood New Jersey Real Estate Agent and Realtor®, specializing in the Bedroom Communities of New York City in Essex/Union County— Millburn, Short Hills, Montclair, West Orange, South Orange, Livingston, Maplewood, Springfield, Summit, Madison, Chatham, […]

Online Home Searches are Up!

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

A friend of mine is now a Trulia employee and knowing how I love all things online when it comes to real estate–blogging, Facebook, Twitter, etc.–he sent me a pretty cool link that was just published: Trulia Online Map Mark Slade Keller Williams 917.797.5059 Good Homes Selling a Maplewood/South Orange/Millburn/Short Hills area home involves many […]

For Mom’s and SAHM’s

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Surfing through my Facebook Account this afternoon, I found a posting for a new Online Mom’s Group–Momagama. This website, created by local area resident Nidhi Tomar, was inspired by her desire to spend more time with her two young children after a career in finance. Let’s face it, you have two choices when you become […]

Valentines, Anniversary or Saying I Love You Gifts

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Got this great blog feed today with some very cool and romantic ideas for your loved one. Here are a few of my top pics: To order this pillow Internationally renowned fashion designer, Orla Kiely has applied her instinctive love of pattern, colour and texture to our iconic Evoke Mio radio for a second time. […]

Moving to Short Hills/Millburn: Flat Screen TV or Wall Mounted Fire Place, that is the Question

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

With the Superbowl this coming Sunday, you can’t avoid all the “buy a new flat screen tv” advertising. Well, if you already have a flat screen, or don’t want one, here is something new that I think is pretty cool: a Wall Mounted Fireplace 1. “Will my Grandma’s antique table fit here?” If you want […]

Fun Fact: Bubblewrap invented in NJ, by a NJ Steven’s Institute Graduate and NJ native

Monday, January 28th, 2013

My friend Hank Zona, of Grapes Unwrapped, posted on Facebook about bubble wrap and how it was invented in New Jersey. So, as so many of my clients do, I googled it and confirmed Hank’s fun fact. Here is the research: An illustrious Stevens alumnus, the late Alfred W. Fielding co-invented Bubble Wrap in the […]

How much should You Insure Your Home For?

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Timing is everything, first I read a great blog post and then I get a call from a buyer client about the same subject.  So, especially after seeing so much devastation and destruction from Hurricane Sandy, I found the below blog post by Frank Laisch “The Insurance Guy” very informative: How much insurance do I […]

Puppy Love’s New Digs on Springfield Avenue in Maplewood

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Puppy Love Spa Has Grand Opening at New Location – 1835 Springfield Avenue As a former board member of the Springfield Avenue Partnership, it gives me great pride to see our community’s businesses thriving. Puppy Love, has been on Springfield Avenue 25 years recently moved to this SPAcious new location on Springfield Avenue. Owner Lisa […]

Living in Maplewood: Art Walk Artist Sign Up Begins Feb 14!

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

This is a great event that has local artists opening up their studios and home studios to share their respective visions. Talk about a weekend full of Open Houses! –Mark Slade Artist Registration, Click Here Mark Slade Keller Williams 917.797.5059 Good Homes Selling a Maplewood/South Orange/Millburn/Short Hills area home involves many steps and having an […]