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SPRINGFIELD REAL ESTATE SHOWS NO SEASONAL SLOWDOWN, AND PRICES REMAIN CONSISTENT

December 4, 2016

We’re in December already. Can you believe it? No one is looking for houses now, right? Not with all the holiday activity, right? WRONG! The Springfield real estate market has not let up.

In October there were 59 available properties for sale (according to Garden State MLS), and in November there were 53 (not much of a decline for this time of year). In October there were only 37 ...

Surgeon’s Farmhouse Is a Revolutionary-era Jewel in Yorktown

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Current owner Bill Primavera fondly recalls the four decades he has lived in the Ebenezer White Homestead.

“Living in a centuries-old dwelling has provided me with a different perspective on what home life is all about—like living in another dimension,” Primavera said. “I can feel and appreciate the presence of the many other lives lived ...

Moretti Team’s Success Attributed to Team Approach

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Real estate sales have become much more complex than years past, according to Guy Moretti, Team Leader for the Moretti Team at the South Plainfield-based Berkshire Hathaway Home Services of New Jersey (BHHSNJ).

“The industry is changing. Years ago there was a 80/20 rule which said 80-percent of real estate sales were completed by 20—percent of the ...

Four Groups to Present at the 298 Walton Ave. Public Forum on Dec. 1

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - A public forum will be held on Thursday, Dec. 1, to discuss the "next step in the Village's RFP process for the 298 Walton Avenue property," according to an update on the South Orange Village website.

The public forum will begin with an introduction, followed by each of the entities interested in the Walton Ave. space giving a 5 to 10 minute ...

Second Mosque Case Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against Bernards Twp.; Township Disputes Constitutionality

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The U.S. Justice Department this week filed a lawsuit against Bernards Township, alleging that the township violated the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000 (RLUIPA) when it denied zoning approval to allow the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge to build a mosque on land owned by the ISBR in Liberty Corner. This second complaint follows a ...

Second Mosque Case Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against Bernards Twp.; Township Disputes Constitutionality

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The U.S. Justice Department this week filed a lawsuit against Bernards Township, alleging that the township violated the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000 (RLUIPA) when it denied zoning approval to allow the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge to build a mosque on land owned by the ISBR in Liberty Corner. This second complaint follows a ...

Featured Property of the Week

220 Watermelon Hill Road, Carmel
$550,000.00

This charming, large, classic turn-of-the-century Victorian creates a storybook setting that you will long to come home to and is majestically set on nearly two acres of lush level grounds with surprises at every turn and reminiscent of an adult fairy garden. Super-convenient location and quiet yet close to everything. Upon entering the home the ...

Home of Loyalist Accommodates 21st Century Family in Yorktown

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - In 1766, Jeremiah Travis purchased acreage from John Schuyler, the son-in-law of Stephanus Van Cortlandt, on a country lane now called Granite Springs Road. The land included orchards, meadows and buildings, one of which was probably constructed by a tenant farmer squatting on the property. Today, 250 years later, that modest farmhouse still stands—and has recently been ...

IBM Facility in Somers Sells for Nearly $32 Million

SOMERS, N.Y. – The 723-acre IBM office facility at 294 Route 100 has been sold for nearly $32 million, according to the town assessor’s office.

According to a deed agreement, the property was sold for $31,750,000 on Sept. 29, to 294 Route 100 LLC. It is not clear who owns the company.

Supervisor Rick Morrissey said he does not know who the new owner is, either, but ...

Chatham Borough Adopts Updated Master Plan Despite Concerns Voiced by Residents

CHATHAM, NJ - After two and a half hours of public commentary and questions, the Borough of Chatham Planning Board adopted its 54-page updated Master Plan by a 7-1 vote, despite fears and concerns voiced by the residents on Wednesday night.

Planner Dr. Susan Blickstein answered questions and took notes during the meeting and suggested "minor" changes to the wording of the Master ...

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Chris Brown Named President at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties

November 24, 2016

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties is proud to announce the appointment of Chris Brown to President of the 21-office real estate brokerage headquartered in Somerset, New Jersey. Previously serving as Executive Vice President and General Sales Manager, Brown is a member of the company’s ownership team along with Bill Keleher, Seymour and Nancy Litwin, and Steve Janett.

Chris Brown Named President at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties is proud to announce the appointment of Chris Brown to President of the 21-office real estate brokerage headquartered in Somerset, New Jersey. Previously serving as Executive Vice President and General Sales Manager, Brown is a member of the company’s ownership team along with Bill Keleher, Seymour and Nancy Litwin, and Steve Janett.