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How Do I Sell An Expensive House?

You’ve lived in your house for years and taken pride in with numerous improvements. Now it is overvalued and you’re wondering, "How do I sell an expensive house?"

How Do I Sell An Expensive House?

When discussing how to sell an expensive house, there are two scenarios in which the issue comes up. The first is you have a home in an expensive neighborhood, but one which you’re asking for a price comparable to similar homes around you. In such a situation, you should be able to sell your expensive house through traditional means, either as a FSBO listing or through a realtor. The home should be cleaned up and listed with a multiple listing service. Open houses should be undertaken as well as online advertising with photographs. In this current market, you should be able to move the home fairly quickly.

The second expensive house scenario is a bit more complicated. In this scenario, you have improved your home beyond a value supported by surro…

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Homes in Farmingdale

Once a Lenape trail to the Manasquan River, the rich, wooded enclave of Farmingdale was first settled in 1830 when the construction of a Manasquan River dam led to the discovery of a miles long, triangular deposit of Marl in what was then known as Marsh’s Bog. A natural fertilizer, Marl and more specifically the ever richer New Jersey variety known as “green sand” made Farmingdale farms fruitful immediately. By 1866, the town of Farmingdale was abloom, with the Squankum Railroad and the wildly successful Marl Company centered in what was previously little more than swamp. In 1903, the town was incorporated as its own independent municipality. Then just two stores, two taverns and a handful of houses, Farmingdale has since blossomed into a sizable suburban community with all the modern amenities of home and the charm of a historic farm town.

Boasted as “today’s town with yesterday’s touch,” Farmingdale today is a vibrant residential community in the center of Monmo…

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Homes in Howell

Once an expansive mire, richly blessed in only the way the Garden State can be, Howell was home to the Lenape before being settled by New Jerseyans in the mid-1760s after the damming of the Manasquan River. As the bogs dried, the parting waters revealed naturally enriched soil which buoyed those first enterprising farmsteaders. Churches, taverns and farmsteads continued to populate the area, eventually coalescing into towns and communities like Adelphi and Farmingdale. Throughout the Revolutionary War, both British and rebel troops would be stationed throughout Howell, though the town wouldn’t be known by this name until 1801 when it was incorporated as a township and named after Richard Howell, New Jersey’s third governor. By then, Howell encompassed parts of today’s Wall Township, Brick Township, Lakewood Township, as well as several small boroughs along the Atlantic Coast and the borough of Farmingdale. Throughout the course of the twentieth century, outstretched farmlan…

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