real estate: Neighborhood Snapshot --- Deerhaven on the Ramapo --- Mahwah - 04/23/12 01:23 AM
  The Deerhaven on the Ramapo Community is a quiet little oasis in Mahwah. You cross the historic Cleveland Bridge over the Ramapo River then make your way over a smaller waterway onto Deerhaven Road.
The neighborhood is private community with a homeowners association made up of local residents charged with the responsibility for the private roads and for maintaining the rural integrity of the surroundings. The homes range from renovated summer bungalows, charming cottages, contemporary's, older English Tudors to modern colonial homes --- all set on larger wooded lots. Most of the property sizes are 2 or more acres although … (0 comments)

real estate: Home for the Holidays ! Ho-Ho-Ho ;) - 11/20/10 10:11 AM

 
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real estate: Can We Talk? About Me .... - 11/18/10 05:31 AM
I thought I would take a moment to introduce myself.

You see, I write a lot about real estate. I write about things that happen in and around the town of Mahwah, Bergen County and New Jersey. I write about blogging, kids, dogs, events.  But, it dawned on me... I rarely write about me.
 
 
 
Advertising, branding and marketing are my strengths. It is what I love to do. I love to develop a strategy that will help buyers and seller's come together. I have been doing that for quite some time and for many a well-known … (0 comments)

real estate: BERGEN HOUSING REPORT - 1st Qtr 2009 vs. 2010 - 04/10/10 06:04 AM
Well the numbers are in AND as they say, "numbers don't lie."
Considering what is happening all around the country, Bergen County has faired relatively well year over year. Now, they are not going gangbusters as in years past - but - it is clear that homes are selling. And, pricing is not that far off.
 

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Know the sales value of your home and your neighborhood * based on actual market comps. Allow me to present a Comparative Market Analysis to you that is customized to your home, finances and your specific needs. This will give you detailed information … (0 comments)

real estate: Lockbox Showings at an all time HIGH! - 06/08/09 12:52 AM
GREAT NEWS...Lockbox showings are at an all-time high (since data collection began in July 2007) with 32,783 in May - up nearly 9% from April. Daily showings average at 1,058 according to today's NJMLS. ;)
I have been experiencing the same, with showings increased on each of my listings. AND, I have been out with buyers daily. Recently, I have been in two multi-offer bidding situations on area homes. Homes are priced more reasonably, seller's are negotiable and buyers are getting more educated about the type of offers to make on a home.
Let's face it. Bergen County is NOT like … (0 comments)

real estate: Go Take a WALK --- MBWA Today - 04/07/09 01:42 AM
Take a Walk!
Get out of your seat. Push away from your desk. Put down the phone and...yes, stop hitting those keys on your phone or your computer.  I know. It is comfortable behind all that technology. It is all too easy to just send communications out and see where it lands later. It is easy to just leave a message either via text, email or via a phone message. It is easy to research, compile statistics and send reports via the internet often on deaf ears. Agents respond to email inquiries with text messages. Brokers send attachments to their agents blackberries … (17 comments)

real estate: Warren Buffet Wishes he was 21 Again - Me, too. - 03/09/09 01:36 AM
Warren Buffet tells CNBC's Becky Quick --- " I wish I was 21 again! because the opportunity to make money is NOW. Yes, the  economy is 'gummed up' currently but once the stimulas takes hold and the bank's are sured up --- people will make money. The opportunity is now. "
As I listen to his commentary in a televised interview with Rebecca Quick  he answers questions sent in by viewers, I will try to capture some key points that will have a direct impact on buying and selling stocks and ultimately will help bolster consumer confidence.
He tells Becky, "Swift action was necessary last … (2 comments)

real estate: Learn as much as you can to help your customers - The Best Solution - 02/18/09 11:27 PM
 
 There is a lot of information about the much needed STIMULUS that we all have to read and absorb. The first, from President Obama's speech in Phoenix, Az, yesterday directly affects what we do --- each day. It is best to read for yourself in order to digest --- how you can help your buyers and sellers.
According to his plan there four key elements of the Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan:
refinancing help for four to five million homeowners who receive their mortgages through Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac new incentives for lenders to modify the terms of sub-prime loans at risk … (2 comments)

real estate: How to Make the Most of Your Opportunity Time - 8 TIPS - 08/04/08 02:11 AM
8 Tips for effectively using your Opportunity Time.
Many offices provide Opportunity Time or "Up Time" for their agents . This is a great time for realtors to take advantage of pre-scheduled time blocks to be in the office and to get a number of things accomplished. I am a great fan of up time but ... often...many people do not use this time to their full advantage. I have compiled a list of suggestions to help agents get the most of their time spent on UP TIME so it is TIME well spent.
1. Read the Real Estate section of … (20 comments)

real estate: Kinnelon Residential Real Estate Sales - July '08 - 07/21/08 05:27 AM
 Now looking further north BUT still so close to New York and Bergen County is the lovely town of Kinnelon Borough. This town has terrific schools and is in close proximity to all!
Not much has been on the market compared to other area towns but sales are doing well. Take a look and you will see that the properties sold within 4.39 % of the final asking price --- which as we know --- on  a national level is pretty darn good. REAL ESTATE is LOCAL! 

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Thinking of buying or selling your home in KINNELON, New Jersey? … (0 comments)

real estate: Get in the GAME : Attitude is Everything - 04/22/08 05:54 AM
I was reading through my coaching materials ( I coach kids in a couple of different sports both for Recreation and at the travel level ) and an article peeked my interest by a professional soccer player & coach named Sean from Western Austrailia. Now, I know you are thinking --- what in the world does this have to do with Real Estate? Read the excerpt from the author Sean below:
Polish Your Boots
"I remember when I was a kid I thought that polishing your boots was just something your Mum and Dad made you do because they wanted the boots to … (4 comments)

real estate: Thinking of Living In Bergen County, NJ / Relocation Package - 02/28/08 10:35 AM
If you are thinking of relocating to beautiful Bergen County, New Jersey --- follow the links below to my blogs about area events, activities, issues, market reports and even a few restaurant tips.
Your Resource for Area Resources - Bergen County, NJ Relocation Package
Real Estate Blog - Your Resource for Area Resources - Bergen County, NJ Relocation Package
New Jersey Gets New Budget Proposal - No New Taxes
What's For Dinner? Eating locally...
Take 'em to the Ball Park : Spring Sports Registration Open
Don't Just Market Your Listings --- Certify It !
Mahwah Sports Boosters Celebrate Valentine's Day
Mahwah Schools Foundation Hosts Gala - FEB 28, … (2 comments)

real estate: How Not to Sell Your Home ... Top 10 - 06/25/07 12:48 AM
In this market --- and this one IS DIFFERENT than the recent past  --- we all have to have that frank conversation with our sellers (and ourselves) about what it takes to market and SELL real estate. Some sellers are not really interested in selling their property.
What? Why bother with the process, you ask. Sellers are interested in the game of real estate but they really are not interested in what it takes to sell their property. You, as an agent, have to determine whether or not this is the case with your seller. How motivated are they?
Unless they take your advice and … (12 comments)

 
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Pamela STETSON

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