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Thursday, September 13, 2018

6 SHERIDAN AVE West Orange Twp., NJ 07052-2629

Property Site: http://tour.circlepix.com/home/Z5ZFWL/6-SHERIDAN-AVE-West-Orange-Twp-NJ-3501348
Built in 1956 and stunningly renovated with designer touches in 2016 , this charming split level home is ready to fall in love with! An open floor plan allows for gracious and enjoyable entertaining. You'll feel like a Michelin chef in the kitchen, with sparkling white cabinets & state-of-the-art appliances. From the dining room, sliding glass doors lead out to a deck & patio making dining al fresco a breeze. Retire to the second level where bedrooms, complemented by both a master bath and hall bath--are artfully tucked away for privacy and restful sleep.Downstairs, find a spacious family room with attached powder room creating a hub for loved ones to mingle or a home office/business. The fun can easily spill outdoors from the walk-out lower level, where a sprawling backyard welcomes play and lounging.
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 3
Price: $450,000

For more information about this property, please contact MARK SLADE at 973-762-5400 or sladehomes@gmail.com. You can also text 5253345 to 67299 (Message and Data Rates May Apply, see terms and privacy policy).


See more listings at: http://midtowndirectrealty.com/


MLS ID: 3501348

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

2030 VAUXHALL RD Union Twp., NJ 07083-3619

Property Site: http://tour.circlepix.com/home/ABGFQE/2030-VAUXHALL-RD-Union-Twp-NJ-3498700
This home has so much to offer! From the entry foyer, step into a large living room with cathedral ceiling, accented by a decorative fireplace. The EIK Kitchen has been updated with Granite Counters, New Cabinets and Stainless Steel Appliances. The first floor is rounded out by two sun-drenched large bedrooms and a full bath. Upstairs find two more good size bedrooms, a full bath and a large open office space on the landing. Head downstairs into the biggest surprise: a newly finished recreation/family room and powder room, laundry room, utility room and two storage rooms. If you also love the outdoors, then step outside into an almost park-like setting with gardens, fenced in for your and your guests protection. Close to shopping and major highways. Call 917-797-5059 to see this property
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3
Price: $350,000

For more information about this property, please contact MARK SLADE at 973-762-5400 or sladehomes@gmail.com. You can also text 5235581 to 67299 (Message and Data Rates May Apply, see terms and privacy policy).


See more listings at: http://midtowndirectrealty.com/


MLS ID: 3498700

1734 CENTRAL AVE Westfield Town, NJ 07090-2262

Property Site: http://tour.circlepix.com/home/YGZP9T/1734-CENTRAL-AVE-Westfield-Town-NJ-3498685
This amazing home has everything that today's buyers are looking for: Renovated Kitchen and Baths, Very Open Floor Plan for the Kitchen/DR/LR; Walk out Family Room and More. Not to be missed! There is also a lower level bedroom and full bath that is great for guests, the in-laws or out-laws, or even a live in child care professional. The upper level also boasts a renovated hall bath, two hall bedrooms and then a master suite with its own bath and a great wall of closets.
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3
Price: $600,000

For more information about this property, please contact MARK SLADE at 973-762-5400 or sladehomes@gmail.com. You can also text 5235580 to 67299 (Message and Data Rates May Apply, see terms and privacy policy).


See more listings at: http://midtowndirectrealty.com/


MLS ID: 3498685

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Porchfest "lights up" the Hilton Section of Maplewood on September 2nd




Imagine strolling the streets of Maplewood and stopping at one porch, then another, and then another to enjoy music and entertainment all day long. That’s Porchfest! Porchfest is held exclusively in Maplewood's Hilton neighborhood. This section of town is still very affordable as compared to other sections of Maplewood, but prices are rising faster here than they are in the town as a whole, making these homes potentially great investments.

Where can you get a 3/4 bedroom home with new designer kitchen and baths, with a commute to NYC that averages between 35-45 minutes with good schools, a diverse community--lifestyle-wise, income-wise, religion-wise, etc.--for under $450,000? Look no further than this home at 29 Hughes that will be hosting an Open House today from 2-4PM. Meet local realtor, Mr Brooklyn West himself: Mark Slade.




Enjoy this fun and free event every year on Labor Day Sunday, rain date Monday, in the Hilton neighborhood, from 1-5pm. The event kicks off at noon in front of the Community Center at DeHart Park with music, balloons, a fundraiser bake sale, and a rehearsal for our “honk parade,” where everyone in the family is welcome to make music and march!

New: Enjoy a free jitney service running on Rutgers St./Field Rd. from Hilton Ave. to Porter Rd. That means a little less walking and a lot more music and entertainment. We hope you’ll be there!

Stop by Dehart Park or participating porches to get a printed event schedule & map.




Kick Off Event:

Noon at DeHart Park

Honk Parade:

12:45pm from DeHart Park

Live Music & Entertainment:

1-5pm on porches all around Hilton

Rain Date:

Monday, September 3

A picturesque town in Essex County, Maplewood is located on the East Branch of the Rahway River. Originally consisting of farms, mills and orchards, Maplewood is now a great mix of residential and commercial areas, culminating in the jewel of a downtown village and coming together to create a charming, tight-knit and diversified community. Maplewood has predominantly Colonial and Tudor style homes with sprawling porches and ample greenery, but you can also find some Victorians and a range of more modern style construction on its beautiful tree lined streets.
Maplewood is a diverse town with 6 elementary schools and prominent municipal building designed by famous architects, Guilbert and Betelle. In the center of town, famed landscape architects, the Olmstead Brothers, created the breathtaking Memorial Park; not to be overlooked is Ricalton Square, nestled between the train station and the downtown shopping; this area is frequently used for events including a Halloween Parade with hayrides and petting zoos, as well as featuring replica homes during the Winter Holiday Season. The town offers many activities to its residents from camps in the summer, arts and crafts classes, a public pool (with 4 pools ranging from a “baby” pool to toddler pool to large lap pool and a diving tank) and a farmers market when in season. There is even an annual musicalpalooza--Maplewoodstock—featuring a variety of bands and musical styles, showcasing local and national bands with booths for local businesses to set up.

The Village, also known as Maplewood Center, is a quaint, downtown shopping district with everything from restaurants with foods from all over the world, bakeries, dance studios, gyms, bookstores, a movie theater and bookstores. With its large variety of cuisines to choose from, Maplewood recently started a yearly town-wide Restaurant Week with over 30 eateries participating.

Easily accessible by its throughways and the New Jersey Transit, it's no surprise Maplewood has been ranked several times as one of the most desirable places to live in America by a number of surveys.




Mark Slade
Keller Williams
917.797.5059
Good Homes



Selling a Maplewood/South Orange/West Orange area home involves many steps and having an experienced Maplewood New Jersey Real Estate Agent and Realtor®, specializing in the Bedroom Communities of New York City in Essex/Union County— Millburn, Short Hills, Montclair, West Orange, South Orange, Livingston, Maplewood, Springfield, Summit, Madison, Chatham, Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Cranford and Westfield--by your side will make the transaction run a lot smoother. I would love to be your Maplewood/South Orange New Jersey Area Real Estate Professional! I assist both buyers and sellers in the Bedroom Communities of New York City, mostly served by NJ Transit’s Mid-Town Direct Train Lines, offering commutes of 45minute or less to NY Penn Station, with either the purchase and or sale of residential real estate.


As an Accredited Buyer’s Agent (ABR), I have received special training to guide and educate you through the entire home buying process. From start to finish, I listen to your needs and desires in what you would like and take the information you give me to find you home. My GO-TO team can provide you the best in Real Estate advice with regard to attorney choices, Home Inspectors and Mortgage Loan Officers


I am also a Luxury specialist (CLHMS), I have received special training to guide and educate you through the entire home buying and selling process. Not only does this extra training help me better understand this upper echelon in real estate, its benefit include a special luxury website: www.njluxhomes.com and a corresponding worldwide luxury network that helps to put luxury buyers and sellers together.


As your Maplewood/South Orange/ West Orange New Jersey listing agent I am well versed on as your local expert in all things in the West Orange, Maplewood and South Orange area Real Estate Market. You can expect personalized service that includes a detailed consultation on how to best position your Mid-Town Direct home to be competitive in today’s market with training to provide my clients with an in-depth Advanced Comparative Market analysis, and advice on staging. As my office’s technology officer as well as both a Zillow Platinum Premier and Trulia Premier agent, I use the latest and most up-to-date marketing methods to get your home in front of as many buyers as possible. Being your New Jersey Real Estate Agent and Realtor ® not only involves just finding the home or selling the home, but being your guide, negotiator, advisor and advocate and making sure that your needs and goals are met. Being your New Jersey Essex/Union County area Realtor® (with a little bit of Morris County thrown in for good measure) is one of my truest passions, and “Helping You Find Your Dream Home” is my number one priority.

Don’t forget These Helpful Sites:

For Open Houses:
www.maplewoodnjopenhouses.com
www.southorangenjopenhouses.com
and
For Homes For Sale:
www.latestmaplewoodhomes.com
and
www.latestsouthorangehomes.com
Mark Slade
Mark Slade on ZillowMark Slade, ABR,  Local Expert - Agent with KELLER WILLIAMS Mid-Town Direct RealtyMark Slade reviews http://search.goodhomesforgoodpeople.com/index.cfm?action=newsearchsession&search_mode=form&primarysearchtype=active&searchtype=city&state=NJ&single_family=y&min_price=0&max_price=1000000000&county=Essex&city=West%20Orange%20Township&resetform=1/lewellyn Mark Slade Keller Williams 917.797.5059 Good Homes Mark Slade
"Mark is an incredible agent. He represented us in purchasing a home in 2015 and in selling that home this Fall (we had to move for work). He was ... more "
5.0/5.0
by Andrew Pak
2653111
"Mark helped me through all stages of buying and selling a home, two difficult and challenging transactions. I have tremendous confidence in him, and ... more "
5.0/5.0
by user8716562
2562654
"Our experience with Mark selling our house could not have been better. In less than a week we had 6 offers over the asking price. He is a pro in every ... more "
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by Rodolfo Gils



Wednesday, August 22, 2018

29 HUGHES ST Maplewood Twp., NJ 07040-3303

Property Site: http://tour.circlepix.com/home/V3LG4A/29-HUGHES-ST-Maplewood-Twp-NJ-3496182
This brand spanking, newly renovated, colonial is waiting for you with open arms! Amazing kitchen with center island that opens to the dining room; first floor powder, living room and front porch. After cooling off in your CAC for the first floor, you find 3 Bedrooms & newly renovated full bath & powder room bring comfort /relaxation at the end of the day. Two bedrooms and an office, along with the full bath grace the second floor. The walk up third floor offers another bedroom and additional attic space offers loads of storage. Outside, a deck directly off the kitchen, furnishes the perfect spot for al fresco dining and summer cookouts. Near top-rated schools, nyc train and highway transportation & everything Maplewood has to offer including award winning restaurants.
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Price: $439,000

For more information about this property, please contact MARK SLADE at 973-762-5400 or sladehomes@gmail.com. You can also text 5213140 to 67299 (Message and Data Rates May Apply, see terms and privacy policy).


See more listings at: http://midtowndirectrealty.com/


MLS ID: 3496182

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

15 EVELYN CT Maplewood Twp., NJ 07040-3319

Property Site: http://tour.circlepix.com/home/SWSEU3/15-EVELYN-CT-Maplewood-Twp-NJ-3494505
Why pay rent when you can own it, live in it, and be a landlord at the same time, for less than you would pay rent! Great 2 family home with 2 spacious Bedrooms &1 bath, Eat-In Kitchen in each unit. Each unit has formal dining room and large living room. There is also a bonus in the finished basement for the owner to enjoy as a recreation/family room, with office, kitchenette and full bath. Or you can convert this space back into the 2 car garage it was originally. There are 2 parking spaces and a Great backyard. Hardwood floors as well. The 2nd floor unit owner occupied and will be vacant at closing. First floor unit lease through June 2019 and paying $1,450/month. Gas and Electric are separated for both apartments but there is only one water meter. Lastly, rare find with a Cul-de-sac location!
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3
Price: $425,000

For more information about this property, please contact MARK SLADE at 973-762-5400 or sladehomes@gmail.com. You can also text 5201254 to 67299 (Message and Data Rates May Apply, see terms and privacy policy).


See more listings at: http://midtowndirectrealty.com/


MLS ID: 3494505

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Love to Live in West Orange

If you live in West Orange, you already know this; if you are thinking of living in West Orange, you should know this:

West Orange is a very large township with several neighborhoods. It also is HOME to some of the most interesting and notable sites with things to do for all ages.

My favorites are taking in the view at Eagle Rock Reservation where you can get a panoramic view of NYC and all its splendor as well as seeing the lights of the Freedom Tower at night. You will also be reminded of 9/11 as there is an incredible monument and tribute to those that were lost in that horrific act.


For those with inquisitive minds, how can you not get your fix at the Thomas Edison National Historic Park. Come explore the life works of a genius that accumulated over 2,332 worldwide patents. You can get a glimpse into some of the creations we can't live without, like the light bulb.


Then, if kids are involved or you simply love a great zoo, the Turtle Back Zoo is a great place to hang out for the day. When you are done with the zoo, you can either take in some mini golf, take a spin in the paddle boats, experience a high-line adventure or simply sit back and enjoy some food and drink at McCloone's Boat House.


Thinking this town may be your destination?

The township is marked by an eclectic mix of neighborhoods and housing types, which roughly correspond to the township's geographic features. Generally, the township has four distinct neighborhoods:

Downtown West Orange and The Valley

The oldest and most densely populated part of the township is Downtown West Orange, which lies in the low basin along the township's eastern border with the city of Orange and Montclair. Main Street, in this section, is home to the Thomas Edison National Historical Park, as well as the municipal building, police headquarters, and a branch post office. The West Orange Public Library is located on Mount Pleasant Avenue in this section, just west of Main Street. Downtown West Orange is laid out in the pattern of a traditional town, and is formed around the western termini of two major east-west arteries of the Newark street grid: Central Avenue and Park Avenue. Downtown West Orange has the most urban character of the township's neighborhoods, while the Valley is home to a growing arts district, the West Orange Arts Center, Luna Stage and a significant African American community.

The First Mountain (which encompasses The Gregory section of West Orange)

West of Downtown, the neighborhoods of West Orange become increasingly suburban as one ascends the steep hill of the First Watchung Mountain along Northfield, Mount Pleasant, or Eagle Rock Avenue. The housing stock in the neighborhoods of Hutton Park and Gregory is a mixture of Victorian, Jazz Age, and Tudor-style houses; large estates; garden apartments; and post-World War II modern houses. The Victorian enclave of Llewellyn Park, one of America's first planned residential communities, is also located on the First Mountain, having been created in 1853 as a site for country homes for the wealthy from New York City.[38] Many blocks on the First Mountain have sweeping views of the Newark and New York City skylines.

In fact, there is a great home for sale with a newer renovated kitchen, master suite with 3 more bedrooms and an office, a large front porch to enjoy and a park-like backyard. 260 Gregory


Pleasant Valley and Pleasantdale

Beyond the high ridge traced by Prospect Avenue, West Orange becomes a patchwork of post-World War II suburban neighborhoods, interspersed with pockets of older Victorian homes, as well as golf courses, professional campuses, and shopping centers. Pleasantdale, a walkable business district in this part of the township, includes a number of restaurants, office buildings, and houses of worship. Pleasantdale is also home to a significant Orthodox Jewish community.[39]

The Second Mountain

Finally, the westernmost section of West Orange lies along the eastern face of the Second Watchung Mountain, and includes large portions of the South Mountain Reservation. The housing stock in this neighborhood resembles that of Pleasantdale, as well as those of the adjacent suburban townships of Millburn and Livingston.



Mark Slade
Keller Williams
917.797.5059
Good Homes



Selling a Maplewood/South Orange/West Orange area home involves many steps and having an experienced Maplewood New Jersey Real Estate Agent and Realtor®, specializing in the Bedroom Communities of New York City in Essex/Union County— Millburn, Short Hills, Montclair, West Orange, South Orange, Livingston, Maplewood, Springfield, Summit, Madison, Chatham, Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Cranford and Westfield--by your side will make the transaction run a lot smoother. I would love to be your Maplewood/South Orange New Jersey Area Real Estate Professional! I assist both buyers and sellers in the Bedroom Communities of New York City, mostly served by NJ Transit’s Mid-Town Direct Train Lines, offering commutes of 45minute or less to NY Penn Station, with either the purchase and or sale of residential real estate.


As an Accredited Buyer’s Agent (ABR), I have received special training to guide and educate you through the entire home buying process. From start to finish, I listen to your needs and desires in what you would like and take the information you give me to find you home. My GO-TO team can provide you the best in Real Estate advice with regard to attorney choices, Home Inspectors and Mortgage Loan Officers


I am also a Luxury specialist (CLHMS), I have received special training to guide and educate you through the entire home buying and selling process. Not only does this extra training help me better understand this upper echelon in real estate, its benefit include a special luxury website: www.njluxhomes.com and a corresponding worldwide luxury network that helps to put luxury buyers and sellers together.


As your Maplewood/South Orange/ West Orange New Jersey listing agent I am well versed on as your local expert in all things in the West Orange, Maplewood and South Orange area Real Estate Market. You can expect personalized service that includes a detailed consultation on how to best position your Mid-Town Direct home to be competitive in today’s market with training to provide my clients with an in-depth Advanced Comparative Market analysis, and advice on staging. As my office’s technology officer as well as both a Zillow Platinum Premier and Trulia Premier agent, I use the latest and most up-to-date marketing methods to get your home in front of as many buyers as possible. Being your New Jersey Real Estate Agent and Realtor ® not only involves just finding the home or selling the home, but being your guide, negotiator, advisor and advocate and making sure that your needs and goals are met. Being your New Jersey Essex/Union County area Realtor® (with a little bit of Morris County thrown in for good measure) is one of my truest passions, and “Helping You Find Your Dream Home” is my number one priority.

Don’t forget These Helpful Sites:

For Open Houses:
www.maplewoodnjopenhouses.com
www.southorangenjopenhouses.com
and
www.westorangenjopenhouses.com
For Homes For Sale:
www.latestwestorangehomes.com
www.latestmaplewoodhomes.com
and
www.latestsouthorangehomes.com
Mark Slade
Mark Slade on ZillowMark Slade, ABR,  Local Expert - Agent with KELLER WILLIAMS Mid-Town Direct RealtyMark Slade reviews http://search.goodhomesforgoodpeople.com/index.cfm?action=newsearchsession&search_mode=form&primarysearchtype=active&searchtype=city&state=NJ&single_family=y&min_price=0&max_price=1000000000&county=Essex&city=West%20Orange%20Township&resetform=1/lewellyn Mark Slade Keller Williams 917.797.5059 Good Homes Mark Slade
"Mark is an incredible agent. He represented us in purchasing a home in 2015 and in selling that home this Fall (we had to move for work). He was ... more "
5.0/5.0
by Andrew Pak
2653111
"Mark helped me through all stages of buying and selling a home, two difficult and challenging transactions. I have tremendous confidence in him, and ... more "
5.0/5.0
by user8716562
2562654
"Our experience with Mark selling our house could not have been better. In less than a week we had 6 offers over the asking price. He is a pro in every ... more "
5.0/5.0
by Rodolfo Gils