Victoria Carter
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5 Facts to Know About the NJ Midtown Direct Train Line

A typical one-way, one hour commute translates to approximately 21 days each year spent going to and from a job. Yet, because homeownership remains part of the quintessential American dream, families are still flocking to the suburbs in spite of the toll that commuting can take on a person’s well-being. My real estate team continues […]

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5 Reasons to Move to Livingston, NJ

Livingston is the quintessential northern New Jersey suburb. On a pleasant day, residents can be seen traversing Livingston Avenue, browsing the small boutiques, businesses, and restaurants along the tree-lined street. The town’s friendly atmosphere and highly-ranked schools make it a great place to raise a family. Named for William Livingston, the first governor of post-colonial […]

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5 Reasons to Move to Springfield, NJ

Steeped in history, Springfield, NJ was once the site where the troops of the Continental Army fought and won the critical Battle of Springfield in 1780. Despite the British attempt to burn it down, many landmark buildings still stand today adding to Springfield, New Jersey’s charm. With approximately 17,500 residents and a median home price […]

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Top 5 School Rankings Surveys for New Jersey Home Buyers

School rankings matter, especially in New Jersey. According to a Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers by the National Association of Realtors, 25% of home buyers rank school quality as a deciding factor in their home purchase decision. Another 20% of buyers from the same survey rate proximity to schools as a key factor in […]

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What’s the Difference Between a Realtor, Real Estate Agent, and Broker?

If you’re thinking of buying or selling a home, a major step is choosing the right real estate agent to assist you. I am often asked the difference between a realtor, real estate agent, and broker. It’s no surprise people find the designations confusing, so here is a brief explanation of the three roles. What […]

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10 NJ Housing Market Statistics to Know

When it comes to finding the place you want to call home, New Jersey has a lot to offer – especially northern New Jersey along the Midtown Direct train line. The proximity to New York City is hard to beat, and along with the perks of living within commuting distance of Manhattan, northern New Jersey […]

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4 New Jersey Housing Trends for 2018

The spring housing market has arrived, and similar to 2017, inventory is tight and housing prices are strong. Uncertainty over new tax laws and the deductibility of prepaid property taxes has pushed some sellers into wait-and-see mode, limited supply, and caused New Jersey home buyers to wonder whether there is any relief in sight. In […]

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5 Reasons to Home Stage When Selling Your Home

First impressions are everything in real estate. If you’ve ever fallen in love with a house from the moment you walked in the door, you know the power of a good first impression. Once a home buyer imagines cozying up to the fireplace or sipping coffee at the breakfast nook, the house is as good […]

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5 Reasons to Move to Bloomfield, NJ

Looking to leave the city? Bloomfield, New Jersey, is increasingly popular with city dwellers seeking charm, friendly neighbors, nature-filled parks and the occasional summer concert. This town of approximately 48,000 residents is adjacent to bustling Montclair and just north of Newark. A popular suburb for growing families and busy commuters making the daily trek into […]

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Real Estate Rainmakers, Vol. 3 | Victoria Carter

In January of this year, I had the pleasure of talking with CityBlast as part of their Real Estate Rainmakers series. In it, I answered 21 questions about the real estate industry, housing market trends, and effective marketing strategies. Buying or selling a home is one of the most important transactions you will undertake in your lifetime. With two […]

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