Archive for May, 2013

Where are Rates and Prices Heading?

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Last week KCM produced a blogpost that depicted what could happen if the sooth sayers are correct and housing prices rise 5% and mortgage rates climb to 4% by the end of 2013. Well, KCM was off on one measure–mortgage rates–as this week the did just that. In fact, mortgage rates had the single day […]

Annual Artists Studio Tour in Maplewood and South Orange 2013

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Looking for a Great Way to spend the day and get inspired by Art? This year’s annual Artist Tour features 71 local artists exhibiting in several group studios whiles others are “open”ing up their homes. See below for list of artists and a link to the map of where they are located. Mark Slade 917-797-5059 […]

Maplewood’s Words Bookstore To Host Author of Kite Runner

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Words Bookstore Wins Visit from ‘Kite Runner’ Author Maplewood store triumphs in window display contest. By Carolyn Maynard-Parisi May 14, 2013 Khaled Hosseini, author of the acclaimed novels The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, is coming to Maplewood. Words Bookstore is the winner of a nationwide window display competition to win a visit […]

Maplewood Housing Statistics since 1st of the Year

Friday, May 10th, 2013

Traditional housing market statistics reference the number of homes sold, the number of homes Under Contract and the number of homes Active on the market. But, if you want to know how the market is actually trending, i find the measure of “velocity” as in the number of new listings that have sold, but much […]

Bedroom Communities Up To Date Real Estate Statistics 5 9 2013

Friday, May 10th, 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, […]

Maplewood Memorial Library Turns 100 and Celebrates with Event

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

Teams compete for points and prizes, answering questions about our library and our town. Fun for all: students, adults, and seniors. (Age-appropriate questions!) Form a team, sponsor a team or be part of the audience — everyone has a chance to win. (Free study guide with all the answers is included with ticket purchase!) Sign […]

SoPAC presents Mandy Patinkin

Thursday, May 9th, 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, […]

SoPAC brings Joan Osborne, David Bromberg and More!

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

TO ORDER TICKETS, 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 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, […]

Millburn High Moves UP on Newsweek US HS Ranking!

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Millburn High Moves Up in Newsweek Rankings District achieves its highest rank in the last few years — 69th in the country and ranked highest among open enrollment schools in New Jersey. By Craig McCarthy In the most recent Newsweek America’s Best High School rankings, Millburn High School was rated 69th, the highest ranking the […]

Newark Museum’s American Art Collection, one of the Finest in the Country

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

The American Art collection at the Newark Museum, numbering over 12,000 paintings, sculptures, works on paper and multimedia art, is one of the finest in the country. Surveying four centuries, the Museum’s American holdings include important Colonial and Federal portraits and a superb collection of Hudson River landscape paintings by artists including Thomas Cole, Frederic […]