b'NOW IS THE TIME! T H E R O B E R T N O R T H F I E L DT E A MBy Robert Northfield EARLY FALL 2020 BrokerSales AssociateKeller Williams Mid-Town Direct FEATURED PROPERTIES!SOMA Top Agent/TeamHIGH DEMAND + LOW RATES = WIN-WIN!for 20+ years THINKING ABOUT MAKING A MOVE?CALL US TODAY FOR THE RIGHT PLAN!If you have been sitting on the fence thinking about making a move, now is the time to take advantage of favorable973-544-8001market conditions for many Sellers. Interest rates are at historic lows, and the demand for homes in our area from Buyers looking to leave the city is through the roof, as city dwellers look for more space to work remote, attend school from home and enjoy the outdoors in the safety of their own backyards.We have seen record sales prices across the area, with some Sellers seeing handfuls of offers from qualified Buyers vying for their homes. But without a crystal ball to tell us when the market will change course, my advice to those who are thinking about selling in the next few years is to seize the day.126 Mayhew Dr, SO 23 South Crescent, MWWe see potential challenges ahead with an upcomingJust Listed! $875,000 Just Listed! $899,000presidential election, concerns of job insecurity should a second wave of the virus take hold in our area, and related financial market volatility possible. Further, if too many properties flood the market, we could see an oversupply, which could upset the supply-demand equation that currently favors most Sellers.But its not quite as simple as placing a For Sale sign in the front yard. Our area attracts sophisticated Buyers, with sophisticated tastes and strong opinions. Buyers tend to favor196 N. Wyoming Ave, SO 29 Mayhew Dr, SOturn-key, move-in ready properties that reflect todays lifestyleList: $999,000 List: $959,000and aesthetic. Muted, blushy paint colors have replaced theSale: $999.000 Sale: $962,000more saturated jewel tones of 10 years ago, and flowing, functional floorplans are preferred over stuffy, formal living spaces. Home office space has become a must-have feature, and private outdoor spaces to relax, garden & play at home are more desirable than ever. In general, properties need to present well, inside and out, to appeal to this next generation of buyers, who have shown a willingness to pay a premium for a well-packaged product.And as for you, if out of state plans arent in your future, we can help you explore communities in the broader5 Carleton Ct, MW 26 Midland Blvd, MWsurrounding area to include Basking Ridge, Mountainside,List: $699,000 List: $699,000Morris Township and beyond, where you also may be able toSale: $730,000 Sale: $765,000take advantage of super low rates and find the right space toRobert Northfield, Broker - Salespersonsuit your needs in this phase of life. Office: 973-761-4100 Cell: 973-544-8001READY TO GET STARTED?RobertNorthfield@kw.com www.RobertNorthfieldRealEstate.comCall me today at (973) 544-8001 to take thenext step or get your propertys valueatwww.RobertNorthfieldRealEstate.com181 Maplewood Avenue - Maplewood, NJ 07040'