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Real Estate Sales Representative - referral agent at Keller Williams NJ Metro Group
Montclair and Upper Montclair, New Jersey real estate
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Living in Montclair, New Jersey, I am surrounded by leaf blowers.  Most people in the area hire landscapers to maintain their perfectly manicured lawns.  I try very hard to make changes in my life as not to pollute the earth any more than I have to.  I recently purchased a battery lawn mower for ...
05/08/2010
Join Montclair's Keller Williams Towne Square office clean up at Glenfield Park in Montclair, NJ on May 13, 2010 2-5 PM. Let us know if you are coming and we will provide clean-up materials!  We will meet at 2pm and the Town of Montclair will tell us what to do.  We need helpers to work chain saw...
04/28/2010
Join Montclair's Keller Williams Towne Square office clean up at Glenfield Park in Montclair, NJ on May 13, 2010 2-5 PM. Let us know if you are coming and we will provide clean-up materials!
04/28/2010
There is a reason why the NJDEP http://www.state.nj.us/dep/srp/publications/brochures/homeowner/and NJEDA http://www.njeda.com/web/aspx_pg/Templates/Pic_Text.aspx?Doc_Id=411&midid=1027&menuid=1027&topid=1018have a grant program to financially assist people in removing UST's (underground storage t...
06/17/2009
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I just received this link to a Xerox website that sends cards to our troops who are away from their families and fighting for our country.  I just sent a card and it was very easy.  You can send a pre-written message or write your own special message.  Check it out.  It doesn't cost you anything....
12/08/2008
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It must have been after my 20th home inspection when my client called me and said that the home she had fallen in love had high levels of radon.  She was quite distressed and wanted to know how to proceed.  I understood her concern. My client was concerned because of the dangers posed by high rad...
11/13/2008
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If you are purchsing a home in Essex County, you need to be informed about oil tanks. Start by requesting all documents pertaining to any oil tanks that have either been decommissioned or removed from the property.  Many buyers are now requesting removal of even decommissioned oil tanks due to po...
11/04/2008
I have clients that are having trouble getting homeowners insurance because of knob and tube wiring.  There are a few companies that will insure them but the cost is very high.  Does anyone know of a good insurance company that will insure a 1920's home with knob and tube without costing an arm a...
11/04/2008
You may be able to find it cheaper at Home Depot, but it may not be worth it in the end.  The staff at American Royal Hardware (Watchung Plaza) are knowledgeable and friendly.  They go out of their way to help you find what you need.  Stop in and see for yourself and be sure to say hello from Mar...
11/01/2008
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Most blocks get lots of trick-or-treaters, Tremont Place does not, October 31 disappointment, The block that Halloween forgot. No costumed draculas on a stroll, We’ve got no trick-or-treaters, Our candy still fills the bowl, We’ll be the only eaters. The car went by, it did not turn, Dashed our f...
11/01/2008
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