Manor Area Sale

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Manor Area Sale I just had a Manor Area sale on Valley View Road.  This charming 3 bedroom 1.5 bath colonial is very typical of what you’ll find in this part of Englewood NJ. Lot size is 50 x 100 and the layout is classic colonial.  You have the living room, formal dining room and kitchen on the 1st floor.  Bedrooms are upstairs on the 2nd floor.  Additionally there are…

96 Knickerbocker Road in Englewood

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  96 Knickerbocker Road in Englewood is on the market for sale at $439,000.  Sunday there is an open house from 1 to 4 pm and showings are easy at other times because the house is vacant. 96 Knickerbocker Road This is a 1913 side hall colonial that has been beautifully renovated by a local architect.  It’s truly a labor of love.  Because so many of these homes are knocked…

Coming Soon in Englewood and Ft Lee

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Coming soon in Fort Lee and Englewood are 2 new listings that are quite different. Englewood Home Englewood homes are mostly gracious period colonials.  These are beautiful, charming houses with high ceilings, wood detailing and large windows allowing abundant light inside.  Styles include Victorian, Greek Revival, Farm House, Queen Anne, Georgian, Italianate, Colonial Revival and Tudor Revival.  Englewood has a very special ambiance because of these gorgeous classic homes. Coming…

400 Lantana Ave in Englewood NJ

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400 Lantana Ave I just listed this gorgeous colonial at 400 Lantana Ave in Englewood today for $625,000.  This is a very special home because it has a simply spectacular setting.  It sits on a half acre property that borders a stream below where you watch ducks floating by, wild turkeys walking around and deer too.  The architect was brilliant because he positioned the house for the utmost in privacy. …

Bergen County 2014 Real Estate Market Update

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Here is my real estate market update for 2014:  2014 will go down as a positive year for Bergen County homes but also quite a varied year.  Let’s look at the county’s over all performance  comparing 2013 to 2014 – Fewer Sales by 5% – from 8,890 in 2013 to 8,434 in 2014.  Why?  Fewer homes for sale = fewer closings.  The median sold price went up by 3% –…

The Englewood Farmer’s Market

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It’s that time of year again when farmers bring their fresh produce, baked goods and some hand made items to Englewood each week on Fridays from ll am through 8 pm..  The Englewood farmer’s market opens June 21st and ends on October 25th. Whether you own an Englewood home or are just passing through, stop by the corner of Demarest Ave and Van Brunt on Friday’s to see what delicious…

Westside Englewood Homes = Charm and Value

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Englewood homes are highly prized for their gracious old world charm.  The East Hill is famous for its many grand estates that are surrounded by towering oak trees, 15 foot high native rhododendrons and flowering fruit trees.  Such beauty and ambiance is not only found on East Hill acre estates; west side Englewood homes are equally beautiful just on a smaller scale. Traditional colonial and Tudor style homes with gorgeous woodwork framed by 30-40 foot trees…

Use The Englewood Trolley To Commute From Your Home

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Trolley service is back.  Use the Englewood trolley to commute from your home. Trolley service was  used in Bergen County until the advent of the Automobile Age in the 50’s and 60’s which made them seem old fashioned and restrictive.  You could drive anywhere in a car at any time – not so with the trolley.  Another change was development of large scale shopping malls on Route 4 and Route 17. …