by locationfinder on March 30, 2016


Northern New Jersey real estate has been moving!  Ringwood, Wanaque, West Milford, Franklin Lakes, Bergenfield, Midland Park, Old Tappan — just to name a few places where things are heating up… I’ve had little time to blog, but as I reflect on the last quarter, I am surprised that there has been very little discussed […]


Staging Your Home To Sell

by locationfinder on February 9, 2014

Aesthetics.  It is not just a word. In fact, the way we display communities and even our homes creates a lasting impression for all. When speaking to a buyer recently, she said that one of her greatest reason for moving in Ringwood, NJ was because of the natural beauty that is everywhere and there is […]


In a time when folks don’t have enough equity in their homes and selling a home isn’t an option, many consider remodeling. This is a common reality for many living in Ringwood, Wanaque, and West Milford, New Jersey.  The most lucrative remodels that one can do to improve the value of one’s home are kitchen and bath upgrades. […]


‘Tis the Season to Help a Family In Need!

December 8, 2013

On Friday November 29th, a house fire broke out at the Rende family’s home in Ringwood. Many folks have donated clothing to the family, but they are in need of housing and money to get them through this difficult time. Ringwood Brownie Troop 4652 is collecting gift cards for this family. Gift cards can be […]

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Real Estate Market Update – November 2013

November 10, 2013

So just how is your local market doing ? As the end of 2013 quickly approaches, most real estate experts will state that home prices and sales are improving.  Normal factors will always affect home prices – location, home condition, flood zone status, and taxes – but overall, home sales are posititioned for greater prices […]

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The Leaves Are Falling & So Are Interest Rates!

October 2, 2013

“SEASON of mists and mellow fruitfulness, Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun; Conspiring with him how to load and bless With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eves run; To bend with apples the moss’d cottage-trees, And fill all fruit with ripeness to the core; To swell the gourd, and plump the hazel shells With […]

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The Properties of Monopoly

September 24, 2013

Every kid dreams of becoming a real estate tycoon — even for a few minutes while playing Monopoly.   Did you ever wonder what the real properties of Ventor, New York Ave, and Marvins Gardens?  Check out this terrific blog about the real streets that are featured in Monopoly!

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North Jersey Fireworks 2013

June 30, 2013

July Fireworks. BBQ. Family & friends. Swimming and music.   That time of the year is finally here! Where and when are all of the fireworks this year? Unfortunately,  The Annual Thunder in the Highlands festival has been cancelled this year due to funding.  Although North Jersey residents enjoy spending time in West Milford, NJ at the Jungle Habitat site, […]

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Tips For First Time Buyers

June 25, 2013

If you are currently in the market for your North Jersey home, you probably have lots of questions. You are about to be  making an important decision for your future, a great investment of both  money and time. As a fiduciary for many buyers, I have a wealth of experience helping first time buyers like you make sound, […]

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