nj: MARKET UPDATE: Home Sales in the Washington Section of Chatham, NJ - 08/09/14 01:55 AM

MARKET UPDATE:  Home Sales in the Washington Section of Chatham, NJ 
Since our last post back in March, we continue to see 2014 as a strong year for home sales in the prestigious Washington Section of Chatham, where the high demand for homes continues.
Since March, the following sales have been completed:  
Chatham Borough is known for its tree lined streets, highly acclaimed schools, proximity to downtown village center and to 3 major hospitals, and the convenience of the NJ Transit Midtown Direct line.

In particular, the Washington Section boasts some of the most beautiful properties and homes in … (1 comments)

nj: Home Sales in the Washington Section of Chatham, NJ - 12/03/13 12:05 AM
Last year's home sales in the Washington Section of Chatham, NJ were brisk and this year is shaping up to be just like that!
Demand for homes in the Washington Section has always been high because of our highly acclaimed Chatham schools, proximity to New York City, and the convenience of the NJ Transit Midtown Direct line.
Home prices range from mid- $500's for a two-bedroom ranch-style house to $2,575,000 for a six-bedroom Victorian on the prestigious Fairmount Row with sweeping views of the river valley.  Most homes sold in Chatham's Washington Section are in the $1-1.5 million range and have … (0 comments)

nj: 5 reasons you don't want to wait until Spring to sell your home - 10/07/13 10:39 PM
5 reasons you don't want to wait until Spring to sell your home
     This time of year, everyone seems to hunker down for Fall and Winter and put home selling plans on hold until Springtime.  This may cost you serious money and inconvenience.  

Why is Fall and Winter a terrific time to list your home for sale?
Less competition.  Most homeowners in the Summit, Chatham, Madison area feel that Spring is the ideal time to list and sell their home.  Most will wait for March, April or May.  That means there are fewer homes on the market for … (2 comments)

nj: The Moore Estate, Convent Station, NJ ~ Real Estate Market Report - 06/13/13 07:48 AM
The Moore Estate, Convent Station, NJ ~ Real Estate Market Report

The Moore Estate...Luxury Living in Convent Station, NJ.
Everyone wants to buy their next home in The Moore Estate! These Convent Station condos and townhouses are selling in less than two weeks, at or above asking price!
The Moore Estate Recent Sales:
17 Pippins Way - Taylor Model, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, Sold for $975,000
50 Davenport Place - Lindsley Model, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, Sold for $455,000
6 Gatehouse Court - Billings Modeks, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, Sold for $429,500
Located minutes from NJ Transit Midtown Direct Train Line, … (0 comments)

nj: Center Hall Colonial 3 BR Home for Sale in Chatham, NJ - 04/20/12 05:29 AM
Center Hall Colonial for Sale in Chatham, NJImpeccable 3 bedroom center hall colonial home for sale in Chatham NJ, located on Somerset Avenue, one of the best streets in the desirable Lafayette section of Chatham Borough. 
This pristine home is located on a quiet, friendly street in the heart of the Lafayette Section - quintessential Chatham Borough.  And, conveniently located close to town, train and shopping.

Bright living room with fireplace and sun drenched dining room are both gracious and bright.   The home at 8 Somerset Avenue for sale in Chatham NJ has been freshly painted and is move-in ready!

nj: Wickham Woods Homes and Neighborhood - Chatham Township, NJ - 03/30/10 05:21 AM
Wickham Woods homes and neighborhood, Chatham Township, NJ
Wickham Woods is a beautiful neighborhood located in the crook of Southern Boulevard and Fairmount Avenue in Chatham Township, NJ. Development began in the late 1950’s but most of the homes in Wickham Woods were built in the 70’s. There are many colonial-style homes with a smattering of capes, ranches and split-levels, the homes are mostly on ½ acre lots and feature generous backyards. Since the 1970’s, and particularly in the last decade, many homes in Wickham Woods have been expanded, upgraded and updated to reflect the needs of today’s homeowners. Wickham … (0 comments)

nj: Chatham Township Named 2nd Best Town to Live in NJ - by NJ Monthly - 02/18/10 08:49 AM
Chatham Township Named 2nd Best Town to Live in NJ - by NJ Monthly
In 2008, NJ Monthly Magazine named Chatham Township the Best Place to Live in New Jersey.  This year, the same study named Bedminster Township #1 and Chatham Township #2.  Well, as far as I'm concerned, #2 is pretty awesome!  For those of us who know and live and shop in Chatham, NJ, well, you know how fortunate we are.  Here are some of the things I find special:
Small town charm and feel Friendliness factor - see your neighbors and friends at the market, gym, town fairs, … (0 comments)

Homebuyer Tax Credit Update
There’s still time to take advantage of the first-time homebuyer tax credit. The Worker, Homeownership and Business Assistance Act of 2009 extended the deadline for qualifying home purchases from Nov. 30, 2009 to April 30, 2010. In addition, buyers who enter into a binding contact by April 30 have until June 30 to settle on the purchase. The maximum credit amount remains at $8,000 for first-time homebuyers – buyers who have not owned a primary residence within the past three years.
The new law also provides a tax credit of $6,500 to existing homeowners who have owned … (0 comments)

nj: Chatham Real Estate Sales Information for 2008 - 01/28/09 09:24 AM
Recently I read a book by Laurie Moore-Moore, founder of the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing.  A very smart lady and a very insightful book!  In it, she suggested looking at sales during a certain period (in this case I'm going to choose 2008) to see how many "real buyers" were in the market and which price ranges performed better or worse than others.  So, here is this report for homes and condos sold in Chatham Township, New Jersey in 2008.  This information is garnered from the Garden State Multiple Listing Service and is deemed to be accurate but not guaranteed. 

nj: More Facts about the market at Moore Estate in Convent Station, NJ - 01/06/09 02:27 PM
Real estate activity at Moore Estate in 2008 has been rather disappointing.    Number of sales are down 50% and median and average sales prices are down and days on market have increased by 24% and average list to sale price is now 95.9% instead of the 97.9% in 2007.  There are many reasons for this, including:
The national and local economy and tight mortgage market More properties and fewer buyers equals more supply, less demand, putting pressure on prices The primarey target markets for The Moore Estate is downsizing empty nesters - and they are either unable to sell their larger … (0 comments)

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