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

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Real Estate Agent - RE/MAX Premier
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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2008 

As a Sellers' agent I want to show my clients property in Berkeley Heights and Beyond area it's best light, literally.  For instance, I know to monitor the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) listings on a daily basis and evaluate its ability to attract attention. This means, among other things, that ...
01/29/2008
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If you are a seller in a buyer's market, the most important single step you can take to sell your home is to set the right price.  Pricing has alway been essential to selling a home, and competition from other Sellers should encourage you to price your home aggressively.  Beyond that and making y...
01/29/2008
It is easy for parents to get so caught up in the finances and logistic of a move to a new home that they neglect the emotions involved.  It is important to realize that, while adults may find moving to be disruptive, it can be traumatic for children.  With this in mind, it is important for paren...
01/22/2008
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Any buyer must make a choice between purchasing a newly built home or an older home.  One obvious advantage to buying is that get to choose everything from wall colors to counter-top materials. In addition, brand new appliances and home systems are less likely to require repair and often come wit...
01/22/2008
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If we never expected to move out of our homes, we could spend whatever we wanted on remodeling our bathrooms and amortize the cost of the projects over many years.  Most of us, however, must watch our remodeling budgets because we are eventually going to move.  Thus, the project's "value in excha...
01/22/2008
While a clear title is one that is not burdened with defects such a liens, a "clouded" title has liens filed upon it that prevent the clear and smooth transfer of property.  Both parties have every reason to look into such issues as unresolved liens and undischarged mortgages that might sabotage ...
01/22/2008
AS KNOWLEDGEABLE, SKILLFUL, AND HARDWORKING AS REAL ESTATE AGENTS MAY BE, THEY ARE MAGICIANS.  THEY CANNOT TAKE AN UNAPPEALING HOUSE AND MAKE IT ATTRACTIVE TO PROSPECTIVE BUYERS AT A GOOD PRICE SOLELY ON THE BASIS OF WORDS. A LOT OF THE RESPONSIBILITY FOR SELLING A HOME RESTS WITH THE SELLER'S AB...
01/22/2008
When it comes to developing a strategy for selling their clients' homes, savvy real estate agents are thinking globally.  Recent research by the National Association of Realtors reflects the advantages of catering to foreign buyers.  The NAR's 2007 Profile of International Home Buying Activity re...
01/15/2008
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If you get a quick offer near your asking price when your home is on the market, you have your agent to thank for pricing it correctly.  Do not necessarily assume that more good offers will follow.  When a house first hits the market, lack of certainty about fair market value will work to the sel...
01/15/2008
In today's relatively tight credit market, you need to be diligent when shopping for a mortgage, In some cases, it may even pay to postpone your mortgage search until you improve your credit score.  Based on the FICO model used by most mortgage lenders, scores range from 300 to 850. The higher yo...
01/15/2008
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