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New Company name, Same office, same location, still ME!

We have become Village Square Realtors as of December 1 – and the new logo and isgns are going up all around.

The RE/MAX affiliation was fine, but this is the time to change.

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call if you need to buy, rent,sell or just ask questions.

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so? What’s new? our new name!

As of December we will no longer be ‘ RE/MAX’, but just Village Square

new logo

new colors -that’s why I’m dropping off
YELLOW daffodils to people so they remember when the blooms pop up in the spring

I’ll be getting new pot holders – I like them too

any comments?

let me know – new e -mail too – altho the other one works

adriana@villagesquarerealtors.com

try that

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Senior of the Month

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Lifelong Montclair, an aging-in-place initiative of the township of Montclair has partnered with the Montclair Senior Citizens Advisory committee and the Montclair Center Advisory BID to name a Montclair resident Senior of the Month – and that senior is Me, for the month of September. Carolyn Lack was August and Shirley Cobert will be October. It is a nice honor – and also to be included in the roster with the others. It mentions the groups I’ve been involved with and that I’m still working full time – (some people think that at age 85 I should retire) Why? I like this job ( selling and listing real estate) I can certainly use the money –no pension plan as an independent contractor-working replaces that. You can find a video on You Tube – not sure  how you do that – but the… Continue Reading Senior of the Month

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Those big, round, overgrown, green bushes in the front of your house!!!

AS  you drive around town, our beautiful green treed town – look at some of the round, marshmallow styled green shrubs that edge over the walk, bump onto yur windows and look really wierd! Cut them back, down, or remove. Why?

Good Landscaping adds to the beauty, ( and value) of your property. Get some garden supply magazines or go to a garden supply shop – they have people who can help you create a beautiful year round vision. Whether you have a shady, wet. dry or sunny location – thee are plants and trees and bushes and shrubs that can enhance your home. Try to keep to vative plants – exotic wont last and dont fit in. Deer eat lots of things – try to get plants that are not flavorful to them.

Pick a favorite color – and work on that aspect of new plants and plantings. Perennials ar… Continue Reading Those big, round, overgrown, green bushes in the front of your house!!!

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Summertime! Slow? No!!

Does real estate slow  up when the weather heats up? Not at all

Sellers are getting ready for the ‘ fall’ market. We provide a stager – ( I pay for most of the cost) most homes need a fresh eye for getting it ready for the market – paint color, furniture arrangement, removal of personal items etc – This is not a condemnation of your decorating style or style of life – but a buyer does not want to have to go thru your “‘stuff’ to be able to see his/her furniture in the  house. It can  also be intimidating to see a home with  expensive art work or awardss that might not apply to them.

The next move could be for any number of reasons. …Downsizing, new location, new style ( over 55 community) more space for a growing family (yes that still happens) space for care- needing family me… Continue Reading Summertime! Slow? No!!

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Lions Club golf outing at Picattiny

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Church St on a Sunday morning!

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New on the market!!

Just go to  your computer and put these numbers in to see 2 different houses for sale.

41 Plymouth Street in  Montclair – beautiful colonial with grace and style:

http://www.seetheproperty.com/232983

and for 29 Riverview Drive West. http://www.seetheproperty.com/234207

Enjoy the interior tour – open houses – Saturday 1 – 3 at Plymouth and 2 – 4 at Riverview on Sunday

and visit the Iris gardens – almost in full bloom.!

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Your Garden! and other ramblings!

Get ready for some work and then the benefits!

Look at the garden catalogs and maybe think of a color that you would like to concentrate this year.

Now if you choose ‘blue’ that’s a challenge but could be lovely – with some white accents.

Is there lighting in your garden? or Water? or some garden art work?

And if you are thinking of selling your house – get a landscaper and make sure the  bushes are well trimmed not impeding the exposure from the street  (buyers make up  t heir mind within 8, Eight, seconds of seeing the property. )-

Then they get inside – that’s another story

We provide a stager for  you, and are able to enhance all the positives –

The exterior is the beginning – and then the movers come, and  you are on your way to a new way of living.

Your d… Continue Reading Your Garden! and other ramblings!

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Expert Network!

I do like to be appreciated! And I just received a designation from a group I did not know about – called, Expert Network, ( www.expertnetwork.co) for …”membership is extended solely to the most qualified professionals and business owners form each state who demonstrate superior influence, leadership, reputation and knowledge”.

Does that get me more business? Don’t know, but it should confirm to buyers and sellers that I get the job done, with their best interests my concern.

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