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Brooklyn West Home Tour

Brooklyn West- Luxury Tour of South Orange and Maplewood

The Brooklyn West Home Tour will be held on Sunday, September 20th. A first of its kind, we are arranging to have prospective home buyers visit South Orange and Maplewood, preview the newest listings, learn more about the various neighborhoods and sample why the towns have affectionately been nick named “Brooklyn West.” The Tour Includes: […]

The South Orange Do Over

The South Orange Do Over

Home buyers use their visual sense more than any other in selecting a home for purchase. That’s why they are easily turned off by a homes’ interior if they perceive it to be tired, old or just plain ugly. They equate these issues with “it needs a lot of work.” But that is not always […]

Staging a Home – The Final Phase

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Staging a home – the final phase. This is the third in a series, documenting staging a home for sale in South Orange, after it was listed and wasn’t selling (view Phase 1 here, view Phase 2 here). A true South Orange gem, this is a traditional center hall, brick colonial that is grand and […]

Staging a House – Phase Two

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  Make sure to set aside a generous amount of time for staging a house in phase two. It is by far the most labor intensive part of the process. The canvas – or backdrop of the home is being prepared for new furniture and accessories. Therefor, it requires removing everything from the walls, the […]

Staging A House – Phase One

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  I am so excited to take you through the journey of staging a home for sale in South Orange, start to finish. This post is one in a 3 part series in which you will see the transformation right before your eyes. This post is all about Phase One. While staging is usually done […]

South Orange Real Estate is Having a Great Year

South Orange Real Estate Market

The first half of 2015 is over and all results point to the fact that South Orange real estate is having a great year. Using analytics from the Garden State Multiple Listing Service (the most reliable real estate info compared to  consumer sites like Zillow and Trulia), here are the results: Second Quarter 2015 Versus […]

Everything Baby Boomers Need to Know About Selling Their Homes to Millenials

Traditional dining room will not appeal to millenial home buyers

Most of the the properties I list for sale are owned by “Baby Boomers.”  Their homes are being purchased by the next generation of buyers flooding into the housing market — known as the “Millenials.” The more familiar we are with the Millenials’ wants and needs, the better we can cater to them in the […]

Don’t Think You Need to Stage Before Selling? Think Again

Master Bedroom After

One of the hardest parts of a Realtor’s job is winning the listing vis-a-vis competitive Realtors and then persuading the seller to make changes to their home.  Right now I have three listings of magnificent homes in South Orange, NJ. South Orange is very well known for having classic homes on beautiful lots with impressive […]

3 South Orange Homes for Sale

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Three South Orange homes are now for sale in various locations and price points and at least one is sure to meet your needs. Option I – 535 Longview Road South Orange, NJ 07079 A large Tudor style home perched high on a hilltop with sweeping NYC skyline views. Located in the Newstead section of […]