May 21, 2018

Your Offer Has Been Accepted, Now What?

Congratulations, you’ve snagged the home of your dreams! You’re beyond thrilled — and perhaps a little shocked — so take a moment to enjoy the success and raise a glass. Buying a home is really exciting! But don’t bask in the sun for too long because things are about to happen…quickly. The purchase process is far from over, and you have a few to-do’s to immediately consider:

Initial Deposit: Generally speaking,

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April 25, 2018

Property Video: Five Bedroom Colonial Steps from Maplewood Village

92 Maplewood Avenue is an absolutely darling home! I’ve admired its architectural features for years: its hipped roof, broad overhanging eaves, and petite dormers. And the interiors are just as lovely and welcoming as its exterior features. The second floor features several recent renovations, including a master suite with dressing room and a spacious hall bath with deep soaking tub. But it could have been the second floor laundry room with built-in drying racks and folding table that truly stole my heart.

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April 18, 2018

New Exclusive: 92 Maplewood Avenue

Happy to announce 92 Maplewood Avenue is available to see as an exclusive listing! If you’d like to tour this charming 5-bedroom, 2.1-bath Colonial that’s 0.3 miles to Maplewood Station and Village, please reach out to me at (646) 306-9558. I’d love to tell you more about the home and give you an exclusive look inside.

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April 16, 2018

Perceived Value Drives Multiple Offers

Within 48 hours of putting our Maplewood home on the market, we accepted an offer for 10% above its list price. The home was in perfect, turn-key ready condition, and located on a favorite Maplewood street. The sale was thrilling; we were overjoyed by the market’s response.

But this isn’t always the way the story goes. In a fast-paced seller’s market, such as the one we’re in currently in Maplewood and South Orange,

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December 06, 2017

Just Listed! 356 Grove Road in South Orange

356 Grove Road in South Orange is a stately six-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bath home located in historic Montrose Park. The rarely-available brick-and-wood-frame Colonial Revival is full of charm, and its incredible millwork is of a bygone era.

This home is truly a gem, and I’m incredibly honored to bring it to market. For additional photos and details, please visit Landis Carey Real Estate.

Interested in this home? Please call me at 646-306-9558 or email me at [email protected]

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October 04, 2017

South Orange Named ‘Hottest Town’ by New Jersey Monthly

We’ve know the secret for some time, and New Jersey Monthly has spilled the beans!!

“After four weeks of voting, South Orange is the winner of New Jersey Monthly’s Hot Town Showdown, presented by Kings Food Markets.

From the outset, South Orange blew the doors off the competition, consistently coming in first overall in every round. That trend continued into the Championship Round, when it defeated runner-up New Providence.

A historic village boasting diverse architecture,

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August 11, 2017

29 Brookside Road in Maplewood Village is For Sale

29 Brookside Road in Maplewood Village is for sale and I couldn’t be more honored to represent this property. It’s steps from Maplewood Village on a quiet, residential street that has views of the brook that meanders along the road. This updated, 4-bedroom, 3-and-a-half bath Colonial is complete with a beautiful kitchen, fireplace, and TWO full suites. The master suite is located off the center hall on the second floor along with a hall bath and two other bedrooms while the second,

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August 09, 2017

Photoshoot Outtake from 29 Brookside Road

29 Brookside Road in Maplewood is for sale! It’s been a fun week getting the property online.

Here’s an outtake from the photoshoot a few days ago, and the story behind it: Sarah and I were hiding in the corner to stay out of view of the lens as Erica Moffitt of Naki Studios did her magic when our giggles caught Erica’s attention and she turned the camera on us!

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July 31, 2017

The New York Times: What to Do When You’ve Picked the Wrong Suburb

South Orange and Maplewood are the perfect suburban towns for my family. There’s no question in my mind. We love it here, but not everyone gushes about the suburb they choose. A recent New York Times article actually detailed this exact conundrum.

The article tracts several families who made the move to one suburb or another to realize they’d chosen the wrong destination. And the article goes on to give good advice, in often a humorous way,

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March 07, 2017

Three Steps to Take to Evaluate a Flipped Home

Homebuyers love fully-renovated, updated houses. And here in Maplewood and South Orange such homes are often sold by investors as flips.

But buyers beware…not all flipped homes are created equally — because not all investors have the best intentions. Some investors care less for the stewardship of the home than others. Luckily, there are a few ways to evaluate whether that shiny-penny-of-a-home — you know, the one with the polished bathroom, beautiful open-concept kitchen,

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