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I spent an inordinate amount of time this past week on a potential deal for one of my listings.  We had seven offers on the table - yes, SEVEN, in this supposedly dead real estate market (more on that later as this market is certainly not dead!).  The subject of my commission came up several time...
03/20/2010
I must apologize for being away for so long - it's been very busy in my little real estate world!  I've ben dealing with mulitple offers on several of my listings (something we hadn't anticipated), an appraisal issue for a property which is the subject of a contingency on one of my deals that was...
03/14/2010
Four properties went under contract this week and there were two closings - 214 English Place, a Society Hill condo closed for full price - $239,000.  It had been on the market for that price for only FIVE days when it went under contract.  Prior to that, it had been on the market for quite some ...
03/12/2010
It's been quite some time since I've posted - I've been very busy!  Believe it or not, I have been managing mulitple offers on several of my listings and for one of my buyers.  The market has certainly picked up.  In fact, there have been TEN contract sales in the first TEN days of March.  That's...
03/10/2010
Yes, 2010 tax assessments have been published. And yes, they are lower than they were last year.  Mine dropped almost 7%.  But this does not mean that all listings currently on the market are overpriced! (okay, I will admit that there are probably lots of listings on the market that are overprice...
03/01/2010
Cosings since Feb. 15th: 94 Potomac Drive $215,000/$203,500, spring ridge condo51 E Oak Street, $458,800/$445,000, single family home18 Mayflower Drive, $518,000/$506,000, Hamilton Crest townhouse93 Alder Lane, $635,000/$597,000, single family in the hills322 S Finley Ave, $1,299,900/$1,200,000, ...
02/25/2010
This three to five bedroom cape has had so many updates over the last six years - it's perfect!  It offers three bedrooms upstairs with a full bath.  There are two rooms downstairs that are currently used as a family room and a play room; they can be bedrooms or not - depending upon your needs. ...
02/25/2010
Ahhh, another snow day here in Basking Ridge.  This time I am letting my kids sit in front of the television!  I will be posting Basking Ridge sales activity shortly, but I also wanted to share some information that I received from my broker.  One of the reasons I like working for Weichert, Realt...
02/25/2010
What a great time of year - I love listing homes and this is the time of year when I list the most properties! Even more exciting is that they are SELLING!  There is real estate activity going on all over the place - I just negotiated multiple offers on my listing in Bernardsville.  If your house...
02/18/2010
The $700-$1,100,000 price range in Basking Ridge is heating up.  Several properties came on the market over the past few weeks only to sell almost immediately with multiple offers. Yes, in this buyer's market, there have been multiple offers!  I signed two listings earlier in the week.  Neither w...
02/17/2010
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