Al, Trulia has already removed 2 of your questions as they violate the community guidelines. Your questions read more like blog posts. Why not start a blog and then you can have a broader spectrum to write about.... more
All of these are good areas with good schools. I am partial to Chatham and Madison, but then again I live in Morris County so... It's really a matter of lifestyle. All of these towns have vibrant 'down town' areas, trains and so on, though I am not sure I would say they had low taxes. Thinking of Maplewood Village, I wonder if Basking Ridge might be a good fit, I think the downtown areas would have a very similar feel.... more
Check with local realty offices for available rentals, or work with an agent; check local print media for by owner rentals, always verify ownership before exchanging any money/personal information; word of mouth, etc.... more
The pictures are not removed by Trulia, you need to ask teh agent who loaded the listing to edit the listings and remove the pictures manually if so choose. if that agent uses an automatic feed such as the ir mls listings are exported to sites like this, they may have no control of editing what is already published. Start with teh listing agent is my best advice.... more
Commision varies between 5-7% generally speaking. Speak to different realtors to see what there value proposition is and choose a realtor that you feel will meet your needs. Good luck
John J Mondello Jr, Realtor
"I find the house, your make it home."... more
In June, according to the Otteau Market Reports, Morris County had an 8.8 month supply of homes on the market with an average of 11 sellers for every buyer. In contrast, Chatham Borough had a 3.3 month supply and 5 sellers for every buyer. This makes Chatham arguably the best housing market in Morris County. Nearby Madison is a close second.... more
It is a tough find. Not many around to start with and even fewer hitting the market. They do come on but rarely.
I did search for you to see if any of these homes would be of interest. They are not true craftman style homes but they are of the genre.
Morris County - http://emailrpt.gsmls.com/public/show_public_report_rpt.do?report=clientfull&Id=40912051_33417
Union County- http://emailrpt.gsmls.com/public/show_public_report_rpt.do?report=clientfull&Id=40912221_33417
Let me know if any of these appeal to you. I love older architecturally significant homes and would love to help you find a special home. You can contact me at my website. www.c21newbeginningsrealty.com.
Good luck.... more