Real Estate

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...

Hot Properties

> We learn from John Zingali, that yesterday's auction for the historic Portland fire house was a hot ticket. Says Zingali... Can you believe the high bidder spent $ 255,000.00. There was quite a...

Fasten Your Seatbelt for the Next Development Controversy

The look and feel of Bloomfield Ave. at the Montclair-Glen Ridge border could change drastically -- if Sterling Properties, developer of the Bellclair apartment complex near Whole Foods, gets its way. Sterling has...

Open House Bonanza

Montclair:199 N. Fullerton, $399,900, 2-4114 Mt. Hebron, $479,000, 2-47 Charles St.m, $579,000, 2-4409 Park St., $599,000, 2-425 Pleasant Ave., $799,000, 1-4162 Summit Ave., $799,000, 2-412 Elston Rd., $858,000, 2-416 Aubrey Rd., $879,000, 1-45...

Hard Sell?

It's one of those strange coincidences. The Real Estate section of the Sunday New York Times runs this story: Some Buyers Regret Not Asking: Anyone Die Here?It can be upsetting to discover that a...

Frank Slept Here

A stone's throw from this year's Junior League Showhouse is another showplace that happens to be for sale. Above, 36 Stonebridge, is the sprawling English Tudor manor that served as the family home of...

Duryea’s Demise?

How many beautiful homes in Montclair will meet the fate of the wrecking ball? That's what folks on Duryea Road in Montclair are worried about, after a 22-room home, featured in the History...

Open Season on Open Houses

Looking for something to do on a rainy day? There's a bumper crop of open houses -- 20 in Montclair alone. Don't be shy -- go in and take a look... 15 Glenridge Avenue, #27...

The Rich Get Richer

Here's the fantasy. You're sitting around one day and somebody just offers you an insane amount of money for your house. Let's think big. A million dollars. No bigger. Two million. Shucks, it's...

Edisons Slept Here or Near

Montclair may have Yogi and Bobbi, but West Orange can always name-drop its most famous resident Thomas Alva Edison. And realtors do like to remind us. In her newsletter, realtor Roberta Baldwin describes...

Bloomfield’s MacDaddy House For Sale

The highest price home on the market in Bloomfield is an attention getter. Tennis court, in-ground swimming pool, six bedrooms, 4.5 baths, mega porch, and even a conservatory. It's all situated on a little...

Clever Commute