With housing prices at their lowest since 2002, CNN Money reports that many analysts are claiming it’s the best time to buy a home in decades. With the 30-year fixed mortgages rates at a record low and homes priced to sell, it’s a great time to be a buyer. April sales reports show that home sales are up from 2011, especially in sales of new construction homes. Take a look at the great homes for sale in Millburn, Short Hills and call us today to schedule a viewing!
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The Hartshorn Strawberry Festival is just around the corner! For parents looking to bring their children to a fantastic festival stop by the Hartshorn Strawberry Festival on May 22nd. The Festival is an annual function where faculty and local parents work together to run an event, complete with amusement park rides, games, prizes, and food, meant to celebrate the end of the school year. The festival is hosted by Hartshorn Elementary School and will take place on school property. Raindate is Wednesday, May 23rd.
This past month, the New York Times ran a feature in their Real Estate section, raving about Short Hills. The article, entitled, “Schools, Shops, and Transit, in a Pretty Package” speaks about the Mall at Short Hills, the great commute to New York City, and the value of the Millburn public school system, which was ranked #1 in New Jersey for 2011. Another interesting aspect that the article explores is the often overlooked value of the Mall at Short Hills and its impact on Short Hills property tax. The Mall reduces the township’s property tax significantly…it’s a must read!
Come join the Gonnella Team at the The Paper Mill Playhouse Center Stage Celebration, a fundraising benefit and gala celebration, Friday, May 4th at the Hilton in Short Hills. The event will honor Charles Pascarella with the Antoinette Scudder Patron of the Arts Award, and John McEwen and the New Jersey Theatre Alliance with the Byrne/Kean Arts Advocate Award.
The gala will also feature students from the Paper Mill Playhouse Education Programs, The Eddie Bruce Band and special guest star, Lorna Luft.
Proudly Sponsored by the Hilton at Short Hills, the Reception and Silent Auction begins at 6 pm and Dinner, Live Auction, and Entertainment to begin at 7:30 pm.
The Connie Dwyer Breast Center at Saint Michael’s Medical Center is sponsoring a Spring Luncheon at the Short Hills’ Club this upcoming Tuesday, May 1st from 11:30 to 2:30 pm. Terry Helwig, esteemed author of Moonlight on Linoleum: A Daughter’s Memoir, will speak at the event.
There will also be a Raffle sponsored by Neiman Marcus and the Mall at Short Hills!
Have you read The Hunger Games series or seen the new movie? Well if you loved the books and the movie as much as we did, you’ll be excited to hear that the Producer of the Hunger Games movie, John Kilik, is coming to Millburn High School this Wednesday, April 11th to speak for the first ever Millburn Film Fest! John Kilik is a Millburn High School alum whose past credits include Do the Right Thing, Malcolm X, Dead Man Walking, Pleasantville, Babel, Biutiful, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, upcoming The Comedian starring Robert De Niro, and other films that have earned twenty-seven Oscar nominations. Mr. Kilik has produced over 40 films, from comedies, intense dramas to documentaries. His latest venture, The Hunger Games just posted the 3rd largest debut in US Cinema history earning $155 million at the box office during its opening weekend. The Millburn Film Fest, sponsored by the Education Foundation of Millburn-Short Hills, HSBC Bank, and New York Film Academy, is the beginning of what many hope will be an annual Film Festival where local students can share their work and speak with professionals about the world of film and cinema.
- Wednesday, April 11th
- 7-9 p.m.
- Millburn High School Auditorium