Archive for January, 2017

Living in Chatham: Maple Sugaring Demonstrations At The Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

All Ages. MAPLE SUGARING DEMONSTRATIONS – JANUARY & FEBRUARY AT THE GREAT SWAMP OUTDOOR EDUCATION CENTER Originally Posted Tuesday, December 20, 2016 on Morris County Park Commission Website. Learn the process of maple sugaring from start to finish. Identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and make syrup over a wood-fired evaporator. Taste-test different delicious […]

Summit Film Society Hosting Area Premier of The Great Gilly Hopkins

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

On Saturday, January 28 at 7 pm, the Film Society of Summit will host the area premiere of the dramatic film THE GREAT GILLY HOPKINS. We will welcome the two of the film’s young actors to lead post-screening discussion of this entertaining film: Zachary Hernandez of Wycoff, NJ who plays W.E. and Claire Foley who […]

New Jersey Fun Fact: Did you know the Telegraph was invented in Morristown, NJ?

Friday, January 6th, 2017

On this day in 1838, Samuel Morse’s telegraph system is demonstrated for the first time at the Speedwell Iron Works in Morristown, New Jersey. The telegraph would eventually revolutionize long-distance communications. Morse demonstrated his invention using Morse Code, in which dots and dashes represented letters and numbers. In May 1844 Morse sent the first original […]

Montclair 2016 Real Estate Results Summed Up As Crazy Hot!!!

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

I cover a wide variety of towns that are under the umbrella as a “bedroom community of nyc” due to its commutation times. I was simply blown away by the results Montclair had for homes sold in 2016. 1. They sold for 103.7% of asking 2. Average price paid jumped almost 10% more to $741,000 […]

2016 was another great year for Real Estate in South Orange.

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

It was another great year for Real Estate in South Orange. We saw a 4.5% increase in the prices paid for homes sold. We saw 15 homes sell for more than a $million with one selling for $1,499,000 to top the charts, which sold in just 5 days. The time it took to sell these […]

Reaching New Heights in Millburn and Short Hills Real Estate in 2016

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

It was a very good year for real estate in Millburn and Short Hills. Most importantly, we saw an increase in average price paid for homes, rising to $1,405,000 and representing an increase of 4.3% over 2015. At the same time, there are also few areas of concern we need to mention: We did see […]

Maplewood NJ Real Estate Statistics for 2016

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

It was another great year for Maplewood Real Estate. We saw a 9% increase in the number of homes sold and another increase in average price paid. We saw 14 homes sell for more than a $million including 2 that were listed at $850,000 and $875,000 and the chart topper came in at $1,400,000 for […]