Posts Tagged ‘moving to maplewood’

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 website you will be able to toggle between the map based […]

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 […]

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 […]

Need Furniture?

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Let’s say you’ve made the big move from a 2 bedroom apartment to a 4 bedroom house with a den and more. Well, here’s a great money saving tip to furnish your home: Our local site. When our residents are moving out, they often put their items up for sale and also advertise their […]

Moving to Maplewood, NJ: Our Schools and Quick-Find map

Monday, July 30th, 2012

If you are thinking of moving to Maplewood, you will probably want to know where our schools are located. Here is a map with the schools marked: If you are thinking about coming out and prefer to take your own driving tour, here is my recommended driving tour that will take you buy each of […]

Moving to Maplewood-Pre-Approval is an Essential Step

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

What Does a Pre-Approval Letter Mean To a Seller? In today‚Äôs world, home-buyers should definitely get a pre-approval letter from a qualified Mortgage Loan Officer before any seller will take them seriously. A buyer needs to be pre-approved because, firstly, you want to know what you truly and/or comfortably afford. One tip in selecting the […]

Starting the “I want to move to Maplewood” process-Open Houses

Friday, July 27th, 2012

A great way to start the process of identifying the town or city in which you would like to live is to utilize Sunday Public Open Houses to get a feel for the neighborhoods and how location impacts the value and price of a home. So, to make this easy, here is a site for […]

keller williams listings overtake Coldwell Banker in Maplewood

Friday, May 4th, 2012

Just came from our bi-weekly team office meeting and left with a wonderful smile on my face as our Keller Williams maplewood office’s growth momentum has finally put us into the number one position for listings 2012 year to date! What a great feeling! What a great town to live in! what a great office […]