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In Town With Real Estate Expert Mary Weichert

September 21, 2021

CHATHAM, NJ – If you weren’t already looking forward to Chatham’s weekend-long Fishawack Festival, a special appearance by one of the most iconic women’s soccer stars should most certainly get you excited. That’s right, two-time Olympic women’s soccer gold medalist Carli Lloyd will be making a ...

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CHATHAM, NJ – For much of the last two school years, high school athletics has lacked fluidity and structure due to the havoc caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Chatham Athletic Boosters Club President Adam Drum hopes to shake that trend and is excited for the 2021-22 school year as high school ...

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CHATHAM, NJ – If happiness is a day at the beach, what is a day at a beachtique? Tracey Tango, owner of Art with Heart Designs (13A Roosevelt Ave.) says it is a ‘fun shopping experience.’ It’s hard to argue because the store is jam-packed filled with unique fashion styles and unique gift ...

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CHATHAM, NJ – A pair of the most beloved stars of the iconic 1986 New York Mets championship team will be appearing at Legends Gallery at Frames On Main (257 Main St.) on Saturday, August 14 from 12-2 p.m. Former Mets first baseman Keith Hernandez, an 11-time Gold Glove Award winner and ...

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CHATHAM, NJ – Touting relationships might seem cliché in the business world, but it has been the key to success for Green Village Garage (526 Green Village Rd.), a full-service auto mechanic shop that has been a staple in the Chatham community for more than two decades. The winning formula for ...

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FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATIONS: 1776 TO 2020 By Mary Tunny Weichert For those of us who made it through winter and spring 2020, the arrival of summer is a blessing for which we are deeply grateful. The pandemic, our devastated economy, and social issues of recent months have given each of us an ...

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With eyes on the future, today’s home buyers care deeply about making intelligent real estate investments for the short and long term. As a result, they examine many factors that influence home values, including:   Accessibility to reliable public transportation and metropolitan areas An ...

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Recent Surveys Highlight Urbanites’ Unhappiness According to a recent report, almost half of New York City’s top earners — those bringing in 6 or more figures — have considered or are leaving the city as a result of the coronavirus. The Siena College Research Institute and Manhattan Institute ...

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Gone are the days when selling a home meant placing a for-sale sign in the front yard, advertising in local newspapers / circulars, and hoping for an offer.   Today’s home buyers have high expectations
for real estate. These days, selling a home involves data on school ranking, ...

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Taking a look at my 2020 articles reminds me how much we've been through and far we've come in a year. Read my article below, which I posted at the start of the pandemic when none of us had any idea what was ahead.  As March 2021 approaches, I look forward to vaccines, bidding farewell to the ...

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Each October since 2015, staff and friends from Sunnywoods Florist in Chatham, New Jersey, surprise people on the street with gifts of flowers. “The reactions are extraordinary,” says Sunnywoods owner Rosa Marsal. “At first, people look surprised and think we’re expecting them to purchase the ...

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I’ve recently shared advice about the 2021 real estate market, when to list your home, and things you can do to prepare it for sale. In my next few articles, I will be introducing you to the skilled professionals with whom I work to ensure success with the sale of your home. Meet Charlie Cellini ...

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After whirlwind local real estate sales in 2020, clients have been calling me with questions about how best to prepare their homes for the spring 2021 market. My recommendations include everything from criteria for choosing a realtor to home improvements that get the biggest bang for the ...

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“The timing of your decision is just as important as the decision you make.” — John C. Maxell   The Art of Good Timing As with many things, timing is everything when it comes to selling or buying a home. Local sellers, for example, profited from the incredible demand for homes last ...

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I share these images from 2020 with heartfelt emotions about our unprecedented challenges, what we've learned from this difficult year, and everything for which we are grateful despite our hardships. I look forward to 2021, and what I hope will be better times for everyone.  

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November 23, 2020 — Throughout history, many people have worked through or succumbed to adversity. With Thanksgiving upon us, it seems natural to remember the plight of some of our nation’s earliest settlers as notable among them. It was 1621, after a treacherous ocean voyage, brutal winter, ...

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AT HOME IN CHATHAM   By Mary Tunny Weichert The word home brings many good feelings, happy memories, emotionally moving visual images, and hopeful expectations to my mind. It is the place I begin and end each of my days. It is the safe haven I share with my family, friends, and pets. When I ...

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CHATHAM PUB WARMS COMMUNITY SPIRITS By Mary Tunny Weichert October 26, 2020 — Changes can be uncomfortable. In some cases, however, they welcome creative thought and the opportunity to test limits and accomplish new goals. Since March 2020, Charley’s Aunt owners Ken, Linda, and Jake Decker ...

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By Mary Tunny Weichert September 14, 2020 — If you’re like many of us, you have put certain things on hold after the events of last March. Homeowners, in particular, who had planned to sell a home in the spring market were understandably cautious. In addition to waiting to learn more about ...

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In addition to its outstanding schools, beautiful homes, tree-lined streets, upscale dining and shopping, and convenient midtown direct train service to New York City, Chatham is known for its proximity to extraordinary scenic outdoor spaces for walking, hiking, cycling, and horseback ...

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From the moment you enter its door, Sorriso Kitchen’s fresh, urban vibe and tempting aromas will put a smile on your face. But there’s much more to smile about at this unique family-owned Chatham, New Jersey, restaurant than its cheerful décor and delicious cuisine. Sorriso Kitchen also is home to ...

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In my 1-minute Market Minute With Mary video, I share thoughts about opportunities for success in this unprecedented real estate market.  

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OUR IN-PERSON OPEN HOUSES ARE BACK! By Mary Tunny Weichert  The Chatham Weichert Realtors office is pleased to announce that in-person open houses are now available to buyers interested in seeing homes in Essex, Morris, Somerset, and Union counties. Despite changes we have experienced in ...

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Brief History of US Housing Trends Until the 1930s, most Americans lived in rural areas or cities. But at the end of World War II, many Americans enjoyed a cushion of prosperity that prompted demand for residential suburban communities. Robust manufacturing rates, a high employment rate, ...

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