Real Estate in Central NJ-Union, Morris and Somerset Counties

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Find Out What's Happening in Central NJ Suburbs Real Estate Market Sales. Including Berkeley Heights, Long Hill Warren, New Providence and Surrounding Areas. Town Information, Statistics and Events. Your REMAX Premier Neighborhood Specialist Maria Lourdes Couto, Realtor at Remax Premier Will Keep You Informed! As your Realtor-salesperson I will inform you about Berkeley Heights Homes for Sale, Long Homes for Sale and Beyond. I will guide you as a Seller the best way to market and sell you property on our present day real estate market. As a Buyer I will advise you on present home values that will best meet your real estate needs.

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2007 

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If you have recently purchased a home, don't overlook the tax break available for the points paid to get a home loan.  Each "point" is one percent of the loan amount. Lenders charge points a means of generating a profit, and borrowers generally pay points in exchange for lower mortgage rates.  On...
10/30/2007
TO PRESENT THEIR HOMES IN THE BEST POSSIBLE LIGHT, SELLERS ARE INCREASINGLY "STAGING" THEIR HOMES. THIS STRATEGY INVOLVES HIRING DESIGNERS AND DECORATORS TO COORDINATE THE POSITIONING OF OF FURNITURE WITH THE PLACEMENT OF HIGH-END AMENITIES AND ACCESSORIES IN AN EFFORT TO TRANSFORM A HOUSE INTO S...
10/30/2007
If a house is put on the market at too high a price, it will sit. At this point, sellers have squandered their best opportunity.  Pricing a property correctly has always been a key factor in making a sale.  In today's market, proper pricing is more critical than ever.  While sellers may understan...
10/23/2007
By checking the difference between list and sales prices, sellers can learn a number of things.  This differential sheds some light on the validity of asking prices, and it gives some indication as to how strong the market is and how long it might take to sell a home.  Generally, when the average...
10/20/2007
If you are a buyer who thinks that you will get a better deal from a seller without an agent, you may want to rethink your strategy. The fact is that the majority of FSBOs (For Sale by Owner) are undertaken with the notion of making money for the seller, not passing along any potential savings to...
10/19/2007
It is one thing to list your home for sale, but it is something else to market your home.  Anyone who is actively engaged in commerce know that you do not wait for clients to show up at your door. Similarly, sellers want agents who will "market" their properties aggressively. This means conductin...
10/19/2007
If your purchase a piece of investment property(non owner-occupied) with the intention of selling it for profit, watch your timing. If you hold the property and sell it in less than a year, you must treat it as a short-term capital gain.  This means you pay tax on any profit at ordinary income-ta...
10/19/2007
As the inventory of the unsold home grows, sellers face greater competition that they did a year. While it  has always been essential for sellers to price their properties realistically, it is even more important to do so during times of a changing market realities. To get a realistic assessment ...
10/19/2007
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10/17/2007
The most important part of selling your home involves pricing it properly.  Sellers must realize that buyers look at house in particular price ranges.  If the asking price of a home is placed out of their range, buyers will not even consider the house. During their searches, buyers become quite e...
10/16/2007
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