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See 5 Homes Selling For Less Than $400K In Montclair

MONTCLAIR, NJ — There are plenty of homes that carry steep price tags in Montclair. But there are also homes on the opposite end of the spectrum.



a living room filled with furniture and a fireplace: Want to own a home for less than $400,000? See listings for five properties on the market in Montclair.


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Want to own a home for less than $400,000? See listings for five properties on the market in Montclair.

Here are five properties currently selling for less than $400,000.



a living room filled with furniture and a table


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ADDRESS – 415 Claremont Ave Apt 4F

PRICE – $349,900

REALTOR SAYS – “Fabulous 2 BR, 2 newer baths hi-rise sun filled southern exposure with open layout. Features spacious LR/DR with wall of windows, sliding doors to balcony. – New gourmet EIK w. custom cabinets, quartz counters, new stainless top of the line appliances, wine cooler. MBR Suite w. 2 closets, master bath w. pedestal sink, shower over tub. Second BR w.custom built-ins. Main tiled bath with shower over tub, vanity sink. Heated attached garage, assigned parking

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Pulte Homes announces floor plans for Manatee Cove

Gravina, Smith, Matte & Arnold Marketing and PR, Special to Naples Daily News
Published 6:00 a.m. ET Aug. 8, 2020

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Pulte Homes, one of the most recognized and trusted brands in homebuilding for 70 years, has announced the selection of one- and two-story home designs it will offer at Manatee Cove, a new 75-acre Naples community of 164 single family homes ideally located off US-41 and Manatee Road, just 1.5 miles east of the intersection of US-41 and Collier Boulevard/CR 951.

Two exciting new models nearing completion will illustrate the variety among the available floor plans. With flexible designs starting from the low-$300s and offering 1,400 to 3,000 square feet of living space and up to five bedrooms and four baths, there is

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Zaha Hadid Architects’ island homes double down on flexibility

Though it has produced residential high-rises, Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has only ever created one house … until now. The firm is planning an island community of timber houses that will feature sustainable design and offer would-be homeowners a lot of flexibility over the size and style of the home they’re purchasing.

Roatán Próspera Residences is planned for Honduras’ Roatán Island, and will include an undisclosed number of homes ranging from small studio apartments to larger family residences. They will be prefabricated nearby from locally-sourced sustainably-grown timber, and assembled on-site.

Judging by the renders, ZHA’s signature style translates just as well to wood as it does to concrete, and the homes will be defined by large curving roofs and generous glazing. Their interiors will be arranged around open living areas with conversation pits, and there will also be spacious terrace areas.

"The residential designs are a specific ecological and social response to the climate, terrain and culture of Roatán in the Caribbean, the largest of the Bay Islands of Honduras," explains ZHA
“The residential designs are a specific ecological and social
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Vinyl siding loses lead as top cladding for new homes

Vinyl siding has lost its 25-year lead to stucco as the most popular cladding choice for newly constructed houses, while fiber cement gained ground to round out the top three exterior wall materials.

Stucco was installed on 27 percent of the 903,000 single-family houses built in 2019 compared to vinyl siding on 25 percent and fiber cement on 21 percent, according to the characteristics of new housing data collected in a survey of construction by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Of the other exterior siding materials, brick was installed on 20 percent of new houses, wood on 5 percent, and “other,” as in concrete block, stone and aluminum, on 2 percent, the survey says.

In the latest shift, stucco gained 2 percent, fiber cement picked up 1 percent, vinyl siding and brick each lost 1 percent, and use of wood and other materials held steady, the survey also says.

The figures,

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New West Dallas homes bring high design to an urban neighborhood

One of Dallas’ oldest neighborhoods is home to a cutting-edge new residential community.

Called the Haciendas, the project will include more than six dozen high-design homes being built near Fort Worth Avenue in West Dallas.

The one-of-a-kind development is a project of Oaxaca Interests, the same company that built the popular Sylvan Thirty mixed-use development on Sylvan Avenue west of downtown.

Just a few blocks away, Oaxaca Interests has built the first four of what it plans to be a larger group of style-forward houses on North Edgefield Avenue.

Designed by award-winning architect Lake Flato of San Antonio and Austin, the homes marry an outside industrial look with bright and airy interior spaces.

They range in size from 1,550 to just under 1,900 square feet, with stucco exteriors and metal roofs, and they’re built in joined modules.

“The kitchen and living area is in one module, and the primary bedroom

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HOME PROFILE: Views complement home’s uniquely beautiful interior – News – Wicked Local Topsfield

Mother Nature’s handiwork that includes magnificent ocean vistas and panoramic views of Marblehead Rock, Children’s, Baker’s and Tinker’s Islands are front and center at this oceanfront home. And wait ’til you have the opportunity to relax on a lounge atop a knoll at the ocean’s edge … beyond nice.

  

ADDRESS: 425 Ocean Ave., Marblehead

BEDROOMS: 4

BATHROOMS: 4 Full

LIVING SPACE: 4,530 sq. ft.

PRICE: $3,750,000

 

Mother Nature’s handiwork that includes magnificent ocean vistas and panoramic views of Marblehead Rock, Children’s, Baker’s and Tinker’s Islands are front and center at this oceanfront home. And wait ’til you have the opportunity to relax on a lounge atop a knoll at the ocean’s edge … beyond nice. 

In fact, save for one exception, these fabulous scenes would be the highlight of this property. 

The exception is the 4,530-square-foot showpiece with an astounding number of outstanding amenities and features. Trying to pick a

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As Homes Serve More Purposes, Smart Decor is Key, Says L.A.-Based Designer

Los Angeles-based designer Marissa Zajack, founder of Marissa Zajack Creative, recently marked her commercial interior design debut and the expansion of her creative studio with the launch of chic Downtown L.A. dining destination, Red Herring (which is currently available for pickup and delivery).

Ms. Zajack, who previously worked as a graphic designer in the entertainment industry, is also currently working on three residential projects in Los Angeles—her own four-bedroom, 3,000-square-foot apartment, one for the owners of Red Herring (after doing the restaurant, they hired her for their home), and one for a Hollywood industry executive.

Ms. Zajack’s previous work in the entertainment industry as a graphic designer has informed her current interior style, where she often applies a vibrant visual palette that is polished, but still fun.

More: London Interior Designers Say Light is Key to Creating Calming Spaces

Her portfolio now includes interior design, furniture design and graphic

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How to Paint Your Home’s Exterior

The $500 Makeover

Photo by Sarah Wilson

A fresh paint job has the power to totally transform the look of your house in less time and for less cash than any other remodeling project. That thin skin of resin and pigment also protects your investment, shielding it from sun, wind, and rain—until the paint begins to crack and peel, that is. Then it’s time to button up with a couple of new coats. Properly applied, new paint should last for a good 15 years, provided you use top-quality materials, apply them with care (and with an eye on the weather), and, most important, clean and sand every surface first. Here’s what you need to know to get a first-class finish on your home’s exterior.

Wash

Photo by Sarah Wilson

A thorough scrubbing is a must before painting any exterior surface. It removes the dirt and broken-down paint residues that keep

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Best Small Desks for Small Homes in 2020

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Source: Mercer41

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Just because you have a small space doesn’t mean you can’t get an excellent desk for your laptop or, in some cases, a computer. Our favorite desk for apartments and other small dwellings is the Micah Desk from Mercer41, which can hold a lot of weight and objects, and also turn many heads because of its originality. If your tastes are different, we’ve included more desks for small places below. These come in various styles and price points.

Micah Desk

Source: Mercer41

Picking a desk for your home mostly comes down to tastes. Because of this, we understand that our favorite desk might not match your preferences. That’s okay, however, since we’ve included some of our other favorites.

The 52 pound Micah Desk by Mercer41 is an economically priced desk that can hold up to 220 pounds on its top and 22

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Peeping inside celebrities homes has become the new must-watch TV

Trevor Noah, who has been broadcasting from a desk inside his Manhattan apartment amid the coronavirus pandemic, kicked off his Tuesday night edition of “The Daily Social Distancing Show” by addressing the many people who have emailed him to ask about his taste in objects and art.
“I’ve been getting a lot of questions from you online asking about things behind me. The other day people asked me why the plant was dying, so I’ve replaced it now,” he quipped.

He’s filled his space with art and books, like “Wild Beautiful Places,” a National Geographic photography book featuring shots from around the globe, along with a book about Barack Obama.

Noah said people were also curious about the “round things” in his home that look like sculptures.

“These are actually African heritage domes, which a mother hands down to her son to remind him of the bond they’ll always share,”

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