Real Estate

September 13, 2019

BREAKING NEWS: Newark Deputy Mayor Ladd, Orange Mayor Warren and Irvington Mayor Vauss will join Wells Fargo, NeighborWorks® America and New Jersey Community Capital to announce a multi-million dollar program to boost local homeownership. The announcement will convene at 89 Baldwin Avenue in Newark ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- The borough this week passed ordinances appropriating a total of $2.18 million from its Open Space Trust Fund to purchase two properties that it intends to use for recreation and open space purposes. Bernardsville is purchasing the property at 271 Mine Brook Road for $1.55 ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - It was announced at Monday night’s Town Council meeting that Cedar Grove acquired the 53 acres of Newark Watershed property last week, purchased for $11.5 million.  Township Manager Tom Tucci said that this is “the biggest piece of property available in this Township and leaves it ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - A published legal notice on Aug. 23 indicated Plainfield's Planning Board would hold a hearing on "a condemnation area in need of redevelopment investigation" on Sept. 5, identifying the properties to be included.  The public showed up in full force to learn more, with residents, ...

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WARETOWN, NJ – Last night, Ocean Township’s Planning Board granted approval of an application to transform a long vacant building into new commercial space. Alliance Pest Services, a Tinton Falls company, plans to open a satellite office at 121 Wells Mill Road. R. Brett Madden, Esq. spoke on ...

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What You Need To Know About Title Insurance in 2019   As your local real estate expert, Robert Shirvanian, I am here to keep you updated with tips, and information for what you need to know about real estate in 2019.   Title Insurance protects your ownership right to your home, both ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Groundbreaking ceremonies for the Stationhouse Apartments at 44 Veterans Memorial Drive will be held on Thursday, Sept. 5th, at 6:30 p.m. Plans call for 117 apartments in two connected buildings, each four stories tall, and will contain 4 studio apartments and a mix of one- and ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ - If you are thinking of selling your home, look no further. EXIT Realty East Coast helps their clients to value their property through a thorough CMA, Comparative Market Analysis report using current listing price data and past sold comparable property sales. CMA, ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Holmdel Township recently released the 'Top 10 Questions Concerning the 2020 Property Reassessment & Impact on Property Taxes" - The FAQ is below: 1. My assessment DOES reflect the fair market value, but my taxes are too high. Why? Please be mindful that the assessment ...

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What To Know In 2019: Realtors aren’t just agents. They’re professional members of the National Association of Realtors and subscribe to its strict code of ethics. This is the realtor difference for home buyers. 1. An Expert Guide. Selling a home usually requires dozens of forms, reports, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Scotch Plains Township has been rated among the 100 Best Places to Live in New Jersey for 2019, according to New Jersey Monthly magazine's annual rankings. Scotch Plains ranked No. 82 in the list, which was good for 7th place in Union County. "With so many great towns in New ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ At the applicant's request, the Millington Quarry application to subdivide the 180-acre defunct quarry into two separate lots has been removed from the township Zoning Board of Adjustment's Sept. 4 agenda, the township confirmed. No future date has been assigned for the ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- TAPinto Somerset Hills concludes its three-day summary of the proposals submitted by each of the three development groups bidding to handle Bernardsville's downtown revitalization. The borough received three responses to its Request for Proposals beginning of July. Those ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- TAPinto Somerset Hills continues with Day 2 of its three-day summary of the proposals submitted by each of the three development groups bidding to handle Bernardsville's downtown revitalization. The borough received three responses to its Request for Proposals beginning of ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — In its September “Best Places to Live” issue, arriving in subscribers’ mailboxes this week, New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked Mountainside No. 9 among its “Top 100 Towns in New Jersey.” In compiling the list, researchers at Leflein Associates, an independent research firm, ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Council President, Linda Karlovitch has received notification from PSE&G that the long awaited replacement of street lights on Fairfield Avenue and Faitoute Avenue are finally being erected. There is one street light that is being fixed on Fairfield Avenue around the corner of ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- Over the next three days, TAPinto Somerset Hills will publish a summary of the proposals submitted by each of the three development groups bidding to handle Bernardsville's downtown revitalization. The borough received three responses to its Request for Proposals beginning ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Lenny Dykstra, the embattled former New York Mets outfielder who once served jail time, is moving to Livingston, according to several published reports. Dykstra, whose legal and financial woes have been as well-documented in recent years as his exploits with the World Champion ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – The property where the Blackthorn and Irish Pub located at 351 Michigan Avenue is under foreclosure.  The Borough Attorney Frank Capece confirmed in his discussion with the council from Republic First Bank the foreclosure has not yet been completed. “It is a positive outlook that ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — In its September “Best Places to Live” issue, arriving in subscribers’ mailboxes this week, New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked Bedminster No. 3 among its “Top 100 Towns in New Jersey.” Neighboring Bernards Township came in at No. 4 and Peapack and Gladstone No. 26 in NJ ...

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WEST ESSEX AREA, NJ — In its September “Best Places to Live” issue, arriving in subscribers’ mailboxes this week, New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked two towns in West Essex among the top 15 in its “Top 100 Towns in New Jersey.” Fairfield was ranked No. 12 and Roseland came in at No. 14 in the ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -- A compliance hearing will take place on Monday, Sept. 23 to address the terms of South Brunswick’s Affordable Housing obligations. According to a prepared statement from the township that has been posted on its website, the purpose of the hearing is for the Superior Court ...

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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ — In its September “Best Places to Live” issue, arriving in subscribers’ mailboxes this week, New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked Bernards Township No. 4 among its “Top 100 Towns in New Jersey.” In compiling the list, researchers at Leflein Associates, an independent ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - According to a published legal notice, Plainfield's Planning Board will hold a public hearing to consider designating properties near City Hall as a condemnation area in need of redevelopment that would allow the municipal government to seize private properties via eminent ...

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ROSELAND, NJ — Approximately 15 residents from Roseland Green—an upscale private community of approximately 230 residences off Hyer Farm Road in Roseland—attended this week’s council meeting to express the need for the neighborhood to maintain its current speed humps. Although the borough has no ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — In its September “Best Places to Live” issue, arriving in subscribers’ mailboxes this week, New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked Westfield No. 49 among its “Top 100 Towns in New Jersey.” In compiling the list, researchers at Leflein Associates, an independent research firm, ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ -- Cakes, rolls and pastries could soon be back on the menu in the township. Bedminster Mayor Lawrence Jacobs revealed at Monday's Township Committee meeting that the Bedminster Land Use Board will be hearing an application for a new bakery at its next meeting on Sept. 5. The ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The public will have to wait until next month to weigh in on the developer plans for Dixie Dale and Arbor Green at Chatham due to the abrupt adjournment of the Chatham Township Planning Board meeting on Monday night. Representatives for Sterling/Sun cited "legal and engineering" ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- The Borough Council heard the details from three different development groups regarding the Quimby Village revitalization plan during a lengthy public meeting Aug. 12. Phil Abramson, the chief executive officer of Topology--the firm that assisted the borough in writing the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - TD Bank, one of the ten largest bank corporations in the United States, has announced it will close its Main Street branch office effective Nov. 15th. Located at 50 West Main St. in the turn-of-the-century building formerly occupied by Somerset Trust Company, TD Bank, which ...

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