Home Staging Timeline For Busy PeopleStaging your home can be a long and involved process. Many homeowners start the process too late to accomplish everything they want to accomplish because they fail to realize how much can go into home staging. For many people, there's only so much time in the day that can be spent preparing the home to sell, so starting this project a year in advance can help.

1 Year Before Listing: Purge Clutter

Clutter can make a home look small and dark on the inside, and getting rid of clutter can help make a waterfront home even more appealing to buyers. Many home sellers should start this process as early as possible, because it can be very time consuming.

When decluttering, simply stashing items into closets won't help, because buyers like to see…

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OPEN HOUSE - This Wednesday Sept 27, at  12- 1:30 pm 

Fabulous in every way...is what you'll find in this custom built waterfront home. Sold completely furnished, featuring a open floor plan, 10' high ceilings, crown molding, limestone flooring throughout the first floor, large living room and formal dining room, which leads to a family room complete with fire place and built-ins. The beautiful designer kitchen has top-of-the-line appliances, granite counter tops and a large center Island. The second floor offers a master bedroom suite with private bath plus 4 guest suites and the third floor has a vaulted ceiling great room with plenty of built-ins plus a billiard room and workout room. The exterior is complete with a pool, deck, outside…

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Incredible  value  for  a  bay  front  in  this  Exclusive  Waterfront  Community  Curtis  Point  for  $1,425,000.

This home offers an open floor plan, master bedroom and guest room, living room and dining room

with custom built swimming pool as well, all overlooking the bay.

On the second floor there are two more guess bedrooms with bath and large walk-in closets.

Also included a private dock, newer bulkhead, a boat lifts + Jet ski. 

  • 4 bedrooms (two bedrooms on first floor)
  • 2+ baths
  • 2 car garage 
  • Pool with dock, 86' x 122' lot 

By Shawn Clayton 

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What Repairs Will Improve Curb Appeal?Before a home goes on the market, whether luxury, an oceanfront property or otherwise, making basic repairs can boost the curb appeal and make the property more impressive to buyers. Repairs that have big visual impact are more helpful for improving curb appeal of your Mantoloking home for sale. Knowing which repairs to make to your home can help you sell your property more quickly and can even lead to bigger offers.

Front Door Makeover

A well-maintained front door can leave buyers wanting to step into a home and see what's inside. Painting over old scratches, brightening the color and installing new hardware can make an old door look like new. This is a good project for a weekend and can be done by any capable DIY-er.

When picking the…

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3418 Waterview Way, Wall Township, New Jersey

4 beds 3 baths 3,000 sqft

Pool, 2 Car Garage, 156 x 218 lot  



This Sunday 1 - 4:00 pm Sept 24, 2017 

By Shawn Clayton 

Welcome to "Waterview Estates" a special community consisting of 36 homes in Wall Township. This fabulous contemporary home is only one of 6 homes that sits on a prime location overlooking the Glendola Reservoir. This well-maintained home features a great room with vaulted ceilings, dining room, upgraded kitchen with island, stone countertops, stainless steel appliances with a wonderful step down living room with cozy wood-burning fireplace. The first floor offers a master suite with vaulted ceilings, two walk in closets, Jacuzzi and a…

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What to Know About the Capital Gains Tax When Selling Your HomeIf you're fortunate enough to make more than $250,000 on a Manasquan, NJ home you bought and lived in, you might be liable for some tax when you sell it. But many people believe that it's actually a small price to pay.

However, the truth is that it's rare for a person to actually realize a quarter of a million dollars in true profit from a home sale, even a luxury or waterfront home; and couples are authorized double that amount, $500,000. Even if you are liable for payment on long-term capital gain of more than half a million dollars, the 20 percent top rate on the difference is probably worth it.

Defining the Capital Gains Tax

American citizens are subject to income tax on money they earn, both from employment and investment. Profit on…

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Gain first-hand experience in Luxury Real Estate and team operations. Real Estate Salesperson License is preferred. Pay is commensurate with experience. 

Job characteristics:

  1. Administer team's calendar for licensed real estate agents; coordinate all showing requests, daily of team activities, meetings, reminders, and schedule appointments.   2. Operating as the main point of contact with sellers/clients for all scheduling matters.   3. Prepare material for Sunday Open Houses & Broker's OH Tours.   4. Maintain the team's rental property lease renewal database.    5. Manage team's contact database.   6. Coordinate…

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How to Stage a Home with Low CeilingsThere’s no one way to sell a home and oftentimes oceanfront homes with unique features call for a specific type of marketing plan to ensure it sells for as much money as it’s worth. Homes with seemingly undesirable features, like low ceilings for instance, might put off buyers if they aren’t advertised in a way that shows off their amazing qualities. Let’s examine some ways to get around the issue of low ceilings so that your home can sell successfully.

Marketing 101

Partnering with a real estate agent is usually the best bet when it comes to selling homes with unusual features, as they have experience and resources in creating a successful sale. Whether they choose to use videos to market a home’s spacious interior or suggest decorating tips…

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2017: A year worthy of dream properties. From a castle on the hill, to secluded country estates and private panoramic oceanfront villas...whatever your fantasy may be, our Leverage Partners have you covered with these decadent dream homes. 










Presented by: Harnish Properties 

Superb Hamptons-style estate, proudly perched on two private manicured acres, features magical outdoor entertaining spaces and an interior designer's finishing touch. 









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  Clayton & Clayton is proud to present the Bay Head, New Jersey & Mantoloking Mid-Year Market Report for 2017. We hope you find this Report informative and helpful. As market leaders, we continuously look for new ways to meet and exceed our clients’ expectations. We are a luxury real estate boutique firm, and it is our excellent marketing program, dedicated and knowledgeable staff, uncompromising integrity and New Jersey real estate sales experience that sets us apart. Whether you want an oceanfront home, bayfront home or any luxury home for that matter rest assured that, as a family-owned and operated firm spanning four generations, Clayton & Clayton has a vested interest in perpetuating the best service in the Bay Head &…

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