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Zillow Talk

Online real estate porn gets a hot new toy with Zillow, out in the open now after a major cash infusion. Zillow offers free valuations and data for 60,000,000 plus homes and you can...

Instead of Hempstead…

Sure, you could buy a brand new luxury home at Hempstead in Montclair. It will get you a LARGE home -- but how about the size of your backyard? The five-bedroom, 5,000 square...

Lofty Pricing for Woho?

Want to ditch the yardwork, or live like SOHO in WOHO? Soon you'll be able to check out 10 swanky new lofts being built in 1930's Deco Industrial style at 119 Walnut Street. Located...

Grove Street Backstory

You watched it get built; now it's up for sale. The new Montclair home, located at 427 Grove Street, between Wildwood and Chester, is described a five bedroom, three and a half bath...

For Sale: Highland Avenue

We know it's a big avenue, but as of this posting, there are currently 10 properties for sale on Highland Avenue in Montclair. We're not sure if this constitutes some kind of mass...

How Big Will It Get?

Once upon a time, there was a ranch on the corner of Watchung and Upper Mountain Aves... And it looked like this. The house, situated on an acre of land, sold in August 2004...

Feeling Very Appreciative

We know home prices are rising, but imagine buying your home and selling it a year later for 1 million more than you paid for it. Sounds high even for Montclair, but one...

What The Heller?

The new highest asking price in Montclair was nudged up this week to more than four million dollars, and the house in question, exterior wise anyway, seems not nearly as breathtaking as the...

A McMansion Sells

It was the big house that caused a couple living on Harvard Street to balk at its size in the Montclair Times. Now the spanking-new gray house is vacant no more. Located at...

Frog Hollow Leaps Forward

Sure, you've heard of Montclair's historic South End and tony Erwin Park. But if you've never stumbled onto Frog Hollow, this charming historic nabe tucked between Valley Road and Central Avenue, is lined...

When Porticos Attack

Lots of new construction on Lorraine recently, but we did a double take passing this home in progress between Park and Grove, which includes a Biggie-size entry portico of McMansion proportions. We have...

Restoration Hardcore

It's been described as one of the "Fathers of Montclair", but if a deal on the table goes through, this 5,000 square foot, center hall Dutch Colonial perched on the corner of Claremont...

A New Year, a New Title (and Now We Know What Business We’re In!)

Meet the #1 placeblog in America! (Thanks to the judges. Your flatscreen TV's are in the mail.)

Two Baristas and a Radio

Or how we spent our New Year's Eve...

Clever Commute