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Montclair NJ Real Estate

Montclair NJ Real Estate was a popular New York City Suburb way back from its beginning. The first railroad in 1856 brought great growth to Montclair NJ Real Estate as New York businessmen and their families began carving mansions into the mountainside. The country town immediately began attracting local artists and a notable artist colony, led by George Inness began forming in the 1870’s.

Montclair NJ was officially established in 1868, it’s predecessors were Cranetown on the southern end of Montclair and Speertown located north, in present day Upper Montclair NJ. Education and a love for the arts was a necessity as dedicated Montclair NJ community leaders endowed the town with superior schools, an excellent public library, a distinguished art museum and many large and influential churches. Montclair NJ Real Estate was rich with fertile land strategically located 12 miles from New York city and as a result some of the most well known Americans immediately established residency in town. Montclair NJ Real Estate has some of the most beautiful custom built mansions as well as a number of more modest homes. Still true today, Montclair NJ Real Estate has something to offer all budgets. Between 1880 and 1930 this unique New York Suburb exploded as its population leaped from 5,147 to 42,017. Talented businessmen, artists and educators continued to buy up Montclair NJ Real Estate and by the 1930’s more than 130 Montclair NJ residents were listed in each issue of WHO’S WHO IN AMERICA.

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Montclair NJ Real Estate is made up of multifamily homes, modern townhouses, vintage highrises and garden apartment buildings. If you look hard, you can also find some very charming carriage houses for rent in the South Mountain Estate section of Montclair. If interested in renting in Montclair NJ, Real Estate prices can range from $1100 for a 1 bedroom to $8000 for a 7 bedroom house. Check out the current Montclair NJ Rental Market.

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Montclair NJ Real Estate ranges from $300,00-$3,500,000 and the median home price was $574,900 as of 4/15/2012. Montclair NJ is known as an upscale New York Suburb which offers a broad range of educational opportunities for your children( magnet school system). Montclair NJ also hosts many art institutions and theaters, and despite its relatively small size, has many art venues. See Highlights of Montclair NJ.

If you are looking for a town within close proximity to New York City with a diverse community and love for the arts then Montclair NJ Real Estate is the place to search .

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Choosing a Montclair Home

A seasoned community, known for its beautiful homes, Montclair NJ Real Estate is rich with Historical Architecture that enhances its small town appeal. Montclair NJ hosts all types of charming dwellings from Grand Victorian Mansions in the South Mountain Estate section, to modern condominiums in the Bay Street area, to lovely modest colonial homes, in the center of town.

Montclair’s close proximity to New York City and its commitment to the arts and education makes Montclair NJ Real Estate an ideal town for many Urban Sophisticates. Located within Montclair is six historic districts, 92 individually listed landmarks, and two locally designated commercial districts. The architecture throughout Montclair NJ Real Estate represents early American building structures. Many well known architects have made their mark on Montclair NJ houses. Some architects to note are Van Vleck and Goldsmith, Charles Follen McKim, Mead, and White, Henry Hudson Holly, Charles A. Platt, Alexander Jackson Davis, Dudley Van Antwerp, Effingham R. North, Frances Nelson, and many others. As you travel west up the Watchung Mountain the size of the lots and the homes increase, as well as the panoramic New York City views. Montclair NJ Real Estate prices increase on these prestigious streets such as Upper Mountain Ave, Highland Ave, and Prospect Ave.

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(all data current as of 1/25/2015)

  1. 6 beds, 3 full, 2 part baths
    Lot size: 23,958 sqft
    Year built: 1923
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 3
  2. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Lot size: 4,791 sqft
    Year built: 1921
    Parking spots: 1
    Days on market: 3
  3. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Lot size: 10,890 sqft
    Year built: 1922
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 3
  4. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Lot size: 1,306 sqft
    Year built: 1902
    Days on market: 3
  5. 6 beds, 3 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 3,500 sq ft
    Lot size: 13,503 sqft
    Year built: 1887
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 3

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