era queen city realty: Maplewood, NJ - Perfect for the New York Commuter - 07/17/19 04:57 AM
Often consider part of the sixth borough of New York City, as well as Brooklyn West; Maplewood, NJ is perfect for the New York commuter. Approximately 36 minutes from New York Penn Station, the township is 3.9 square miles of rich cultural diversity and small town charm.  
Top of the list for most people moving into Maplewood from New York is the ease of access to New York City. Not only is there direct train service to New York City via New Jersey Transit's NYC Midtown Direct train line; the township has made it very easy to access the train, no matter … (4 comments)

era queen city realty: Five Bedroom Side Hall Colonial in North Plainfield, New Jersey Qualifies for Subsidies That Can Exceed $10,000 - 11/25/16 09:38 AM
Established as an independent borough on June 9, 1885, North Plainfield is situated in the northern portion of Somerset County in central New Jersey. The location makes for easy access to Routes 22 and 78.  Additionally, the Raitan Valley train line provides easy access for commuters destined for New York City.
 
North Plainfield offers a variety of housing styles.  However, homes with five or more bedrooms are very limited.  During the course of the last 10 months, there have only been four sales of five plus bedroom homes.  The median list price has been $359,000 with a median sales price of $345,000.
 
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era queen city realty: Affordable East Orange Two bedroom Condo With Easy Access to New York - 09/26/13 03:07 AM
 
The affordable East Orange two bedroom cond with easy access  to New York is accessible,  because the city of East Orange is situated at the intersection of the Garden State Parkway and Interstate 280. For those who are not so inclined to drive, The New Jersey Transit Train System has two commuter rail stations in town. The East Orange Station is across from the East Orange City Hall. The second, Brick Church Station, is a mile west on Main Street. Both stations are serviced by the Morristown Line and the Gladstone Branch. The stations operate seven days a week with … (3 comments)

era queen city realty: 2BR/1BA FHA Approved Condo - Low Taxes and Low Maintenance Fee! - 09/24/13 06:24 AM

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era queen city realty: Come Enjoy A Five Course Dinner with Equal Wine Pairings - 03/05/11 07:11 AM
Come enjoy a five course dinner with equal wine pairings on March 23, 2011 at Giovanna's Restaurant in Plainfield, New Jersey. The wine tasting dinner will benefit the scholarship program of the Plainfield-North Plainfield Rotary Club. Graduatiing high school seniors from the two high schools are eligible for the scholarships. The 12th Annual Wine Tasting Dinner will honor Police Chief William Parenti with the Service Above Self Award for his support of the club and its activities. The evening will be capped with a silent auction of donated gifts.
Come enjoy a five course wine tasting dinner, honor a local civic volunteer and help … (1 comments)

era queen city realty: Maplewood, New Jersey's Single Family Home Report for December 2010 - 01/18/11 09:10 PM
Maplewood, New Jersey's Single Family Home Report for December 2010 illustrated how the month of December, was yet another good month for home owners seeking to sell. For the final month of the year, there were only 150 single family properties for sale in the township. 12 of the properties represented new listings during the month, with 138 carried over from the prior month. For the 150 listings, the average list price was $436,129. However, the 12 new listings had an average list price of $430,983, representing a 1% reduction over the total number of listings for the month. This demonstrates tight … (0 comments)

era queen city realty: Mortgage Servicing Fees Become An Area of Concern - 01/18/11 08:06 PM
Mortgage servicing fees become an area of concern in the wake of the mortgage meltdown. However, the concern is heighten subsequent to the Robo-Signing Scandal. Now with the spotlight squarely focused on the fee structure, the Federal Housing Finance Agency has given marching orders to Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae to work with the Department of Housing and Urban Development to come up with a proposal for a new fee structure and improved standards.
While there is keen interest in fee restructuring to better serve the current market, people like Shelia Blair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation want standards implemented that would require … (4 comments)

era queen city realty: The Content of Your Character - 01/15/11 10:34 AM
Originally written four years ago on January 15, 2007, I find the article just as relevant today, given the recent national headlines:
 
Today we celebrate the birthday of one of America's greatest men, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a man light years ahead of his time. His commitment to principle and his personal responsibility to be a catalyst for change, represents the ultimate sacrifice, it speaks to his character. He understood that "injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere" and that "whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly".
This gifted intellectual, stepped outside of his comfort zone and followed … (5 comments)

era queen city realty: Plainfield, New Jersey's Single Family Home Report for December 2010 - 01/15/11 10:05 AM
Plainfield, New Jersey's single family home report for December 2010 speaks to the Queen City of Union County. Located in the southernmost tip of Union County you will find the city of Plainfield. Steeped in a rich history, Plainfield dates back to 1847. With that rich history comes an eclectic mix of housing stock, which runs the gamut from Queen Anne Victorians to newly constructed center hall colonials. The six square miles have an impressive portfolio of homes. However, the downward turn in the economy has not left the city unscathed.
Last month there were 360 homes on the market for sale, with an … (0 comments)

era queen city realty: Celebrating the Legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., While Helping to Fight Hunger - 01/15/11 09:10 AM
Many Plainfielders will be celebrating the Legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., while helping to fight hunger by attending a potluck dinner. This is not your ordinary potluck dinner. The dinner is being hosted this evening by Councilman Adrian Mapp and Mrs. Amelia Mapp. In addtion to bringing a covered dish, guests are asked to bring non-perishable food items that will be given to Plainfield's Starfish feeding program. This event marks the New Democrats 3rd annual Martin Luther king Jr. Potluck and food drive. Come and join the Mapps at 535 West 8th Street at 7 PM. Celebrating the Legacy … (0 comments)

era queen city realty: Omega Psi Phi's Omicron Chi Chapter Celebrates the Legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - 01/15/11 02:50 AM
Today at 12:30 Omega Psi Phi's Omicron Chi Chapter Celebrates the Legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Junior. This afternoon the Omega Psi Phi's Omicron Chi chapter will host the Omega Talent Hunt as part of its tribute to Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. entitled 'The Dream: It's Up To Me'.  The program features the some of the most talented youth in the area. Each participant will have an opportunity to perform a dance, instrumental or spoken word/drama routine. In addition to talent awards, awards will also be given for the annual Essay Contest. Omega Psi Phi's Omicron Chi Chapter Celebrates … (2 comments)

era queen city realty: Elizabeth, New JerseyT wo Family Home with Two Car Garage - 01/05/11 04:59 AM
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era queen city realty: Union, New Jersey's Single Family Home Report for December 2010 - 01/05/11 04:29 AM
Union, New Jersey's Single Family Home Report for December 2010 illustrated how the month of December, was yet another challenge to those seeking to sell their home in Union, New Jersey. For the final month of the year, there were 395 single family properties for sale in the township. 41 of the properties represented new listings during the month, with 354 carried over from the prior month. For the 395 listings, the average list price was $291,746. However, the 41 new listings had an average list price of $273,384, representing a 6% reduction over the total number of listings for the … (0 comments)

era queen city realty: Affordable Home in Maplewood New Jersey - 01/05/11 03:24 AM
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era queen city realty: National Diabetes Awareness Month Continues - 11/19/10 08:15 PM
National Diabetes Awareness Month Continues and there is still time to make a difference. This is a very important cause as diabetes is a chronic illness that kills an estimated 200 people per day across the United States. Without proper treatment and management of the disease, diabetes can lead to heart, kidney and eye disease, erectile dysfunction, nerve damage, and eventual death.
There are a number of organizations that have pledged to lend their support to educating the public and finding a cure. You can help them by conducting your routine business with these Companies. For example AAA has a prescription … (1 comments)

era queen city realty: Act IV Productions Presents The Cemetery Club - 11/07/10 12:54 AM
Friday through Sunday, November 12 - 14. 2010, Act IV Productions presents Ivan Menchell's 1990 comedy entitled The Cemetery Club at the First Unitarian Society of Plainfield, 724 Park Avenue. (Parking in city lot across from church.) The play is about three Jewish New York City widows  whose husbands died in quick succession. The play is produced by Barbara Van Savage. Tickets are $15. For more information and ticket orders call (908) 756-0750.
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era queen city realty: Alpha Phi Alpha Wine & Cheese/Art Show & Silent Auction - 11/07/10 12:30 AM
The brothers of Zeta Nu Lambda Plainfield Chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha  Fraternity,will be hosting the  Alpha Phi Alpha Wine & Cheese/Art Show & Silent Auctionon November 12, 2010 at 6:30 PM. The venue is The Wine Chateau, located at 1380 Centennial Avenue in Piscataway, New Jersey. Featured visual artist is B. Curtis Grayson  III. Wine tasting starts promptly at 8:06 PM. Advance tickets: $25/person. Reserve online here.
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era queen city realty: The Rainbow Experience Presents Bye Bye Birdie - 11/07/10 12:07 AM
The Rainbow Experience, a Plainfield, New Jersey multicultural, inter-generational community theater group presents the musical Bye Bye Birdie. The shows short run continues next Friday and Saturday at United Church of Christ-Congregational, 220 West 7th Street. Show time is 7:30. Tickets are $15 for Adults and $12 for Seniors and under 12. For tickets and more information, call (908) 755-8658 or visit Rainbow Experience. 
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era queen city realty: Book Signing at the Home of Governor Jim McGreevey - 11/06/10 11:30 PM
A Book Signing at the Home of Governor Jim McGreevey will take place today, November 7. from 2 - 4 PM.  Mark O'Donnell and Gov. Jim McGreevey host a book signing at their home for 'What's Love Got To Do With It? The Case For Same-Sex Marriage' with Senators Ray Lesniak and Loretta Weinberg. Suggested donation: $25 (book is extra). The book Signing at the Home of Governor Jim McGreevey, 1332 Prospect Avenue, in Plainfield, New Jersey, will in part benefit Grace Episcopal Church of Plainfield. For more information contact: Amy Naples, (908) 963-4413.
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era queen city realty: New Jersey Association of Realtor's International Summit - 10/27/10 05:35 PM
The New Jersey Association of Realtors® held a REALTORS®International Summit featuring a panel discussion, with guest panelists Kathy Tsao, National Vice Chair for the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA); Carmen Mercado, Vice Chair of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals(NAHREP) and yours truly, Public Relations Director for Region II of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers(NAREB). We gathered today at the Reception Center of the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, N.J. The International Summit focused on providing resources to real estate professionals who want to better serve diverse markets.
On March 2, 2010, the three organizations will come together … (1 comments)

 
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