Archive for June, 2011

6 Questions to Ask Your Home’s Seller Before Moving In and they leave the area

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

6 Questions to Ask Your Home’s Seller Before Moving In Adapted from a Posting on Trulia 6/28/11 and Amended by Mark Slade on 6/30/11 You’ve negotiated your purchase, read the seller’s disclosure, gotten you mortgage, closed on your new home and then you realize you don’t know how to work the furnace or turn on […]

Maplewood Art Project July 4th: a flag made by kids wearing colored t=shirts!

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

 What a great way to start off the morning of July 4th and to get your children into the spirit.  The Maplewood Arts Ctr is hosting this event at 10AM and it looks to be loads of fun. For more about this story, copy and paste this link into your browser:

And the Answer to where home prices may be going….is:

Monday, June 27th, 2011

KCM Blog House Prices Through 2015 Posted: 27 Jun 2011 04:00 AM PDT Everyone seems to have an opinion on where home prices are headed. Housing bulls are saying prices may start rebounding as early as later this year. Some housing bears are saying that prices may still drop another 10-15%. What actually is going […]

Mortgage Tip : Use “Rate Locks” To Get A Lower Mortgage Rate

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Mortgage Tip : Use “Rate Locks” To Get A Lower Mortgage Rate It pays to know The Mortgage Rate Game. How To Reduce Your Loan Fees When it comes to shopping for mortgage rates, to paraphrase Doris Day, que sera, sera; whatever will be with mortgage rates will be.Rates are a function of Wall Street. They’re […]

Best of New Jersey: 78 places to eat, shop and spa within 20 minutes of Maplewood/South Orange

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Best of New Jersey: Food and Drink 32 Local Eateries/Bakeries/Drinkeries placed in this 2011 Survey and are Hi-Lighted below: We asked our readers to list their favorite places to eat and drink, and boy-howdy did they ever respond. Read on to find out which places are readers feel are the best in the state. Posted […]

Maplewood Filmmaker Wins Festival Award-Update

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

Maplewood Filmmaker Wins Festival Award “Ashley/Amber” Announced Winner of “Best Student Film” at the 2011 New Jersey International Film Festival June 20, 2011 View full size     Photos (4) Add your photos & videos Tell Your Neighbors About Patch The short film “Ashley/Amber,” written and directed by Maplewood, NJ native Rebecca R. Rojer, has […]

Maplewood’s Commuter Kit for Parking and Jitney Services

Monday, June 20th, 2011

Maplewood’s Master Plan

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

Planning Board Re-Examines Master Plan Some exciting new recommendations could pave the way for hotel use on Dunnell, and pocket parks and ground-floor residential on Springfield Avenue. By Mary Mann | Email the author | June 15, 2011  Print &nbps;0 Comments  Tweet  Email View full size     Photos (1) Pdfs (1) Add your photos […]

Maplewood’s Jane Aronson and Amy Poehler — Perfect Together!

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

Maplewood’s Jane Aronson and Amy Poehler — Perfect Together! Emmy-Nominated Actress Amy Poehler to Co-Host Evening of Musical and Artistic Performances to Benefit WWO. By Mary Mann | Email the author | 5:01am  Print View full size     Add your photos & videos Tell Your Neighbors About Patch Emmy-nominated Actress Amy Poehler will join guest […]

Top 10 Do’s and DONT’s when looking to get a mortgage

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Good Credit is critical when it comes to obtaining the best interest rates and terms on a mortgage.“Here are the TOP 10 Do’s & Don’ts when looking to secure a mortgage” 1. Don’t Apply For New Credit. Every time that you have your credit pulled by a potential creditor or lender, you can lose points […]