Archive for October, 2013

Maplewood Annual Halloweed Parade

Monday, October 28th, 2013

The Annual Halloween Costume Contest sponsored by the Maplewood Chamber of Commerce and the Maplewood Village Alliance will be on Thursday, October 31 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm in Maplewood Village(from Durand Rd. to Baker St.). The festivities include trick or treating, music and dancing and prizes for best costumes. For more information contact […]

Maplewood and South Orange Annual Event: Celebrity Readings

Monday, October 28th, 2013

The South Orange-Maplewood Adult School Presents a Star-Studded Line-up at Celebrity Readings on November 4th Last year I was invited by a friend and neighbor and had a truly wonderful time. So, it goes without saying I plan to go this year and every year from now on! Once a year The South Orange-Maplewood Adult […]

Maplewood Jitney Schedule Updates October 14, 2013

Monday, October 28th, 2013

HILTON JITNEY SERVICE TO/FROM MAPLEWOOD TRAIN STATION FOR COMMUTERS TO/FROM NYC &HOBOKEN Effective October 14, 2013 Morning Schedule PARKER JITNEY SERVICE TO/FROM MAPLEWOOD TRAIN STATION FOR COMMUTERS TO/FROM NYC & HOBOKEN Effective October 14, 2013 WYOMING JITNEY SERVICE TO/FROM MAPLEWOOD TRAIN STATION FOR COMMUTERS TO/FROM NYC & HOBOKEN Effective October 14, 2013 Mark Slade Keller […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, If you need help, read this!

Saturday, October 26th, 2013

What is breast cancer? Breast cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the breast. The damaged cells can invade surrounding tissue, but with early detection and treatment, most people continue a normal life. Facts about Breast Cancer in the United States *One in eight women will be diagnosed […]

Columbia Students Honored and More!

Saturday, October 26th, 2013

The South Orange and Maplewood Board of Education presented special recognition to dozens of students for their academic achievements during a public session on Monday, Oct. 21. Attendees applauded the students as they stood when their names were called. The recognitions were as follows: 2013-2014 Columbia High School, Maplewood, NJ National Merit Scholar Semifinalists The […]

What’s the Reality with Reality TV Shows about Real Estate?

Friday, October 25th, 2013

I find my clients more and more “educated” by reality TV shows that cover the gamut in Real Estate. My own parents call me to discuss episodes I haven’t seen because I’m usually out working with my own clients. I found this great graphic that contrasts the Reality with “Reality TV” and want to share […]

Summit Real Estate Market Trend Report thru 3rd Quarter of 2013

Saturday, October 19th, 2013

Summit Real Estate Market Trend Report 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, […]

New Providence Real Estate Statistics

Saturday, October 19th, 2013

New Providence 3rd Qtr Real Estate Stats 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 […]

Maplewood Ski Club

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

MAPLEWOOD SKI CLUB 2014 The Maplewood Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs will once again be offering Friday night Ski & Snowboard Trips this winter to Mountain Creek. This program is open to all Maplewood and South Orange children in grades 6-12. (Ski Trips for children in grades 3-8 runs through the South Orange Department […]

How much is your home worth? Answer: An ACMA is a better method to find out!

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Most agents will provide their clients with a CMA-Comparable Market Analysis which is generally comprised of pulling 3 recent solds, 3 actives and 3 under contracts. While this can help the agent give their clients the best advice, there are some immediate flaws with this approach: 1. The “Solds” are not detailed out with condition […]