Posts Tagged ‘Mid-Town Direct’

Short Sale Success: Mortgage Debt Relief Act Extended another Year

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Since 2007, that law has given homeowners an exemption on federal taxes when they obtain debt forgiveness on their primary home. For example, a family with a short sale for $100,000 less than their mortgage would otherwise have to pay taxes on that difference as if it were income. It also applies when lenders forgive […]

Maplewood’s Springfield Ave: Small Biz Saturday

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Shop Springfield Avenue for the Holidays Between Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, local shopping is at its peak this weekend. By Carolyn Maynard-Parisi, Maplewood Patch with added editorial from Mark Slade Springfield Avenue is NOW the site of scores of bargains, events and special deals and great places to shop this season. A major […]

Making your Home Search Even Easier!

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

I have just upgraded to a new format to make things that much easier for your property searches. The old way it looked like this: The new way your IDX property search with the MapTracks 3.0 looks like this: When you visit my www.Goodhomesforgoodpeople.com website you will be able to toggle between the map based […]

Columbia High School Moves up into Top 50!

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Columbia High School Ranked in State’s Top 50 CHS moves up in New Jersey Monthly survey. By Carolyn Maynard-Parisi August 22, 2012 Columbia High School (CHS) is the 47th best public high school in the state, according to the recently-released ranking of 328 public high schools by New Jersey Monthly Magazine. Columbia, which serves students […]

Short Sale in Maplewood

Sunday, August 12th, 2012

I haven’t ever posted any of my client testimonials on my blog, but this deal and the amount of effort that went into dealing with a short sale with two different banks and then some, merits additional attention in my book. “Nailah Bernard Maplewood, NJ July, 2012”,br> “Where do I start? Six months before Mark […]

I’m still your Agent after you close!

Saturday, August 11th, 2012

So many people think the agent’s job is done when the client has finished signing their mortgage and transaction docs at the closing table. Well, that just isn’t true for some of us. Today, I received a call from clients because they were experiencing a leak in their attic and garage after some very heavy […]

Behind and Unable to pay your mortgage? Here is a quick guide to what your options are!

Friday, August 10th, 2012

The above graphic provides a quick overview as to your options when you are under-water as the expression goes. Having closed 4 short sale transactions in the past 3 weeks with one more pending next week, i can tell you that Short Sales are the preferred way to go in this area. If you have […]

Black Film Festival @ The Newark Museum, Paul Robeson Awards

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

June 20 – August 1, 2012 Wednesdays, 7 pm (Adult) (Youth 1 pm starting July 11) The Newark Black Film Festival (NBFF), celebrating its 38th Anniversary as one of the nation’s defining voices on behalf of independent film, opens in Newark with adult screenings beginning on Wednesday, June 20, with a six-week run ending on […]