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Here’s where we share what’s going on in our business.  We post new listings and we get under the hood of our transactions to explain about the process. Come back often – or sign up for our email newsletter and get the same information delivered to your inbox!

What is PMI?

Another video to help you feel little smarter about buying and selling real estate in NJ. Unedited, unscripted, and full of personality – this video

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What is Earnest Money?

What is earnest money? Earnest money is the portion of your down payment that is held in an attorney escrow account for the duration of

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The Blanchard Team Roles

Here’s a quick overview of our roles: Maria brings a solid marketing background to the table and has taken on the role of Marketing Director.

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Are You a Home Buyer?

Will YOU be a home buyer this year?  Or a seller? If you fall into one of these categories, then it’s very possible that this

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Thinking of Selling?

This message will soon be hitting mailboxes in Basking Ridge. If you receive one, please call me! If you don’t receive one, but are thinking

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Got wine?

Wine Click here to view online with images. Are you a wine drinker? Do you need closing gifts? Hi friends – I have a really

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Short Sale? Foreclosure?

Short sale, pre-foreclosure, foreclosure, bank-owned, in foreclosure, forbearance, oh my: so many terms! Many people are wondering if foreclosure properties or short sales are the

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Q3 Predictions – GDP

A picture is worth a thousand words and today I am sharing two pictures – TWO thousand words! There is so much going on in

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How to Win a Bidding War

How to win a bidding war in a seller’s market. It can be frustrating and sometimes you need to lose a few to really understand

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Who is Moving to NJ?

Odds are pretty high that a city-dweller will be your buyer. Here’s how I know: While many people across the U.S. have traditionally enjoyed the

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2020 Homeowner Wish List

Source: A recent study by realtor.com While we have been staying home, experts have been doing studies about what we as homeowners would change, if

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Basking Ridge Market Update

We are definitely seeing an uptick in activity – inventory is down because many home sellers and buyers are sitting tight until the Covid-19 crisis

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Support Our Healthcare Workers

Signs of Hope – I am passing along this opportunity to support our healthcare workers by acknowledging their risk, lifting their spirits and simply saying

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House Selling Process

Things You May Hear Us Say If I had a dollar for every time someone said to me, “I don’t know how you do it”,

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Basking Ridge Food Drive

Goodwill goes a long way! There is a Basking Ridge food drive happening right now: Feb 21 through March 23; you have an entire month

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