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I just answered a question on Trulia Voices - a potential home buyer is wondering if she should meet the seller's counter.  The property was listed for $350,000, they offered $310,000, got a counter for $335,000, responded with $317,000 and the seller has come back with $325,000.  I answered as f...
  There's nothing worse than having a major appliance break, especially since most people depend heavily on their dish washer and laundry machines. Then, there is the inevitable choice that must be made: whether to repair it or just get a new one. Of course, the primary factor to consider when m...
10/24/2009 - 10/30/2009 The following 3 properties went under contract this past week in Basking Ridge (another quiet week here in town): 237 Alexandria Way, Spring Ridge condo, $262,90076 Huntington Road, Single Family home in The Hills, $725,00096 W Oak Street, Single Family home, $439,000 Ther...
Last night I posted with a question mark - because I just wasn't sure if the news about the tax credit was official.  Around 4:00 this afternoon, we received information from the NJ Association of Realtors (NCJAR) that clarified the buzz we've been hearing.  That message follows:  "Within the pas...
As one of the most highly regarded communities in New Jersey, Basking Ridge provides many opportunities for everyone.  I enjoy living here and I am honored to be able to confidently market the homes in this community!  The following 10 reasons for living here come from the top of my head, but I d...
I recently attended a Weichert sales meeting at which a local real estate attorney was a guest speaker.  He was there to help us help our clients navigate through short sales.  He is one of the only attorneys that I know of who has a dedicated staff member to communicate with the banks and keep o...
10/17/2009 - 10/23/2009 The following 3 properties went under contract this past week in Basking Ridge (a quiet week here in town): 367 Potomac Drive, Spring Ridge condo listed for $252,500129 Village Dr., Lord Stirling Village Townhouse, listed for $383,00015 Brentwood Court, Single Family Home,...
One level living - a California Ranch - with a center atrium.  Current owner says, "live big or live small"... this ranch has a great floor plan.  The kitchen and family room are to one side, bedrooms are along the back and to the left and the living room is in the center - buffered from the bedr...
Basking Ridge Market Activity - Absorption Rate It's Friday!  I will be posting what's under contract and what's new to the market, but first I wanted to share my most recent analysis of market absorption.  Current inventory in Basking Ridge has dipped below 200 properties.  There are currently 1...

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