There are about 105 houses showing this weekend in Montclair, Bloomfield, Glen Ridge, West Orange, South Orange, Maplewood and Millburn. While new listings continue to be brisk, new reductions are becoming more prevalent as well.
22 Laurel Pl., Montclair
List Price: $799,000
Acreage: 0.17 Acres
For sale by owner, this circa 1923 Center Hall Colonial has been nicely maintained and boasts a modern, colorful aesthetic. The four-story house makes the most of its space. A fireplace in the living room, a sunroom and central air are among the house’s attributes. The attic was converted into a fourth bedroom. Finally, there is a full, finished basement with an enclosed laundry room, bathroom and closets and a two car detached garage. Open house 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
74 Essex Ave., Glen Ridge
List Price: $449,900
Acreage: 0.19 Acres
Also constructed in 1923, this seven-room Colonial is a new listing. The house has high ceilings, an enclosed front porch and a deck. Stained glass windows, built-ins and a hearth are among the period details. The large master bedroom has an office area and a bathroom with a large shower. Laundry is on the second floor. There is an unfinished basement and no garage. Open house 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
48 Buchanan Ct. West Orange
List Price: $249,000
Association Fee: $304
This six-roon Condo, also just listed, has high ceilings, all-wood flooring, a fireplace in the living room and views of the woods. The circa 1994 unit also has central air, custom closets, a den with vaulted ceilings and a deck. There is a one car attached garage and no basement. Open house 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
92 Whitney Rd., Millburn
List Price: $1,165,000
Acreage: 0.20 Acres
Located in the Knollwood section of Short Hills, this nine-room Tudor is also a new listing. The house oozes old fashioned glamour. The updated kitchen has cherry cabinets, an island and a breakfast nook. The master suite has a new bathroom and a sitting area. Finally, there is a full, partially-finished basement and two car garage. The house was built in 1928. Open house 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Just reduced: The price of 89 Hillside Ave., West Orange, featured here, was just reduced by $30,000. Now listed at $319,000, the four bedroom, 2.1 bathroom Colonial has large rooms and city views in winter. Open house 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Meanwhile, 246 Baldwin St., Bloomfield is now available for $265,000, a $29,000 drop. The seven-room Colonial, featured here and pictured at left, has new central air and a fenced-in backyard. Open house 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Also notable: the asking price for 412 Upper Mountain Ave., Montclair, was lowered for the second time, this time by $26,000. The Dutch Colonial, originally featured last fall, has three bedrooms, 1.1 bathrooms and an updated kitchen. Open house 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.