Millburn-short Hills (Short Hills, NJ)
By Kristine Ginsberg, NJ Home Stager
(Elite Staging and Redesign, LLC)
Is Virtual Staging Bait and Switch? I’m not looking to stir up controversy, but wrote this post to open up a dialogue on how Realtors, buyers and NJ home stagers feel about virtual staging vs. hands on staging. This topic came up when a local Realtor and builder hired us to stage their 3 million dollar new construction luxury property. She explained that the previous listing agent had used virtual staging on MLS and placed large virtually staged posters at the entrance of each room. She went on to say that when buyers showed up they were disappointed and confused, leaving them with a negative first impression. Moreover, the home sat on the market for 12 months with no respectable offers.   Now that she had the listing, she advised the builder to physically stage it, which he agreed, and...
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By Tony Busanich, 1-4 FAMILY HOME LOAN SPECIALIST
(TD Bank)
Enclave at Shorthills NJ  Mortgages are About to Get Costly In 2014, Now is the Right Time to Invest in a Home Searching for a Home? Now is the Time To Pick Up the Pace – Experts Predict That Getting a Mortgage Will Become Trickier and Costlier by the End of this Year.  By January next year, the loan limits for all popular mortgages will decrease. Furthermore, the maximum size of mortgage backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will also be cut down, and new rules for mortgage lending will go into effect. This means that the type of mortgages that lenders can provide will get restricted, making it difficult for borrowers to find a feasible and affordable mortgage plan for themselves.  All these measures are being taken to restrict the role of the government in how mortgages work. Up till n...
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By Simon Westfall-Kwong, The Simon Westfall-Kwong Real Estate Group
(Keller Williams Realty, North Central New Jersey)
What Can't You Buy At Short Hills Mall? Short Hills NJ Real Estate Report Strolling through the floors of the Short Hills Mall located in Short Hills NJ it may seem that you can find anything and everything a person could possibly want. And that may be true with the exception of one purchase... the most significant purchase a person will make in their life... a home!  Short Hills/Millburn NJ continues to be a hub of activity; a vibrant town with a bustling downtown, the Short Hills train station equipped with Midtown Direct line, stunning estate homes and top-rated schools.   The real estate market in Short Hills/Millburn is consistently strong and 2013 has been no different.  2013 Mid Year Market Report for Short Hills/Millburn NJ: In June 2013 there were 155 homes for sale in Short Hi...
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By Sue Adler, www.SueAdler.com
(Keller Williams of Essex, Union & Morris Counties)
Dr. Brodow, Superintendent of Millburn Schools in Millburn New Jersey, just sent out the following email today:I'm pleased and proud to let you know that this morning the United States Dept. of Education has named Millburn High School a National Blue Ribbon School. The High School was honored for its academic excellence. It appears that we are the only regular public high school in New Jersey so honored. Congratulations to our students, faculty, staff and parents.Regards,Dr. Brodow   Millburn High School is the public high school servicing the residents of Millburn and Short Hills New Jersey, which is 35 minutes by train into  Manhattan. View the NJ School Report Card to See our other great schools! Sue Adler  is the #1 Keller Williams Agent in New Jersey for 2005, 2006, 2007 YTD, speci...
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