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As late as Spring of 2021 I didn't even know I was going to sell my home. I am a widower with two adult children and one had already moved out and for the last few years I had been considering what to do with the inevitable arrival of "empty nest" status. But after a year of lockdown and pandemic any major lifestyle moves like that seemed on hold. Then my younger child did leave just as I began to notice house sales booming in my town. I began to consider a long-held, but not articulated, notion to return to New York City after my quarter-century sojourn raising my family in South Orange, NJ. The timing seemed right: the seller's market was hot in my neighborhood and there were deals to be had on apartments in Manhattan. But without a prior timeline I had not done the work I thought my house would require to list high or even considered staging it for sale. I could have waited for a year but for all kinds of reasons the time seemed right. NOW. After attending a Sue Adler virtual seminar I decided to ask about the merits of an "as is" sale. Within a week one of her associates had visited my home and discussed the merits and minuses of such a move. I decided time was as much of a factor as anything else in my decision and within two weeks my house was listed for a number researched and recommended by the Sue Adler team. After a weekend we had multiple offers all over asking and in three it weeks I was under contract. A month later the sale closed and I was living in my new apartment on the upper west side of Manhattan. Some of the process was exasperating and frustrating as I had not sold a house before—and there was additional complexity in securing my New York apartment. But anytime I needed to be walked back from the ledge the Sue Adler team were there. They acted as a support “care team” taking me through every step in the journey from the first consultation to the final closing. It was total customer care: from crafting the listing to recommending movers to obtaining the necessary permits and even providing ideas on where to sell or donate downsized items. Everyone I dealt with - Laurie, Jessica, Aislinn, Erika and Luciano- expressed an empathy alongside their professionalism that went above and beyond mere service in support of a commission. I’ve achieved a goal that seemed like a pipe dream only a few months ago. As I walk my dogs in Central- or Riverside Parks or look out from my new apartment onto 107th Street, off of Broadway, I am still in the “pinch me” mode. We did it! My heartfelt thanks to the Sue Adler Team and my strongest endorsement!

Thomas
Home Seller | South Orange
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Amy helped us purchase our home in South Orange, NJ. We had an immediate need in a short period of time. We were first time home buyers and she helped guide us through the process and put together a first class team to get us through all aspects of the transaction. I couldn’t recommend Amy enough, she helped us land our dream home and manage our expectations as we searched through different houses and neighborhoods and was able to keep our pace as we made very quick decisions.

Michael and Danielle Mancuso
Home Buyer | South Orange, NJ
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I'll start with WOW...from the moment that I met Sue, I was so impressed with her local area knowledge and business savvy. I respected and admired her approach to selling a home. Lets get the price right and the customers will come...even potentially a bidding war. And she was right...at the right price I received multiple offers within 4 days of the listing. All were either above listing or at listing. What made the experience with the Sue Adler Team was her team. Between Sue, Melissa ( Listing Success Manager) and Neil (Transaction  Manager), I felt completely at ease and they were there when I needed. Because of my situation, I relied heavily on Sue's team, and they delivered. Thanks for all the hard work, I couldn't do it without ALL of you.

Tim Rotvig
Home Seller | South Orange, NJ
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"I became a fan of Sue Adler when I first met her about 4 years ago in one of the many open houses I like to go into (I like to look at houses even if I am not in the market for one kind of a crazy hobby of mine). After I met Sue I knew that if I were ever in the market to either sell or buy she would undoubtedly be the person I would choose to work with. For four years, she has kept me updated about homes and I have visited many (if not all) of her open houses in the Millburn/Short Hills area. What has always impressed me about Sue is her ability to understand the market and really grasp the pros and cons of each individual property in order to market and price it effectively. In addition, Sue has a tremendous ability to understand her sellers? and buyers? likes and dislikes and she knows exactly what they are looking for. For example, she immediately got a sense of my taste and preferences and I have never, ever been shown a property by Sue that I didn't like. Sue has never hesitated to take time out of her hectic schedule to show me a property (even when she probably knew that we were not going to move at that time). Four years later we finally decided to sell our home of 8 years in South Orange. Naturally, we called Sue, she came in and worked her magic did I mention her amazing marketing skills and her amazing photographer and team. Sue knew how to price my house in order to generate interest. As soon as I gave her the go, she did everything needed to be done and pictures of my house went up in her amazing website. We had a broker's open house on a Thursday, the general open house on Sunday and by Tuesday the house was SOLD, and guess what -- in this market we had 10 offers and a bidding war. WE COULDN'T BELIEVE IT! I think that without Sue's guidance and knowledge of the market, our house would probably still have a For Sale sign outside. Now, one more thing, equally important as Sue's incredible business skills is the fact that Sue is a pleasure to deal with. She was a tower of strength for us in an incredibly stressful situation. Our choice to move and sell the only home that we have known was not an easy one but having Sue meant that we not only had the best broker working for us but we had a supportive friend who was looking out for our best interests. So my advice to anyone out there looking to either sell or buy call Sue. I promise you will not regret it. , South Orange & Short Hills NJ

Lourdes Blanco and Andres Lederman
Home Seller | South Orange, NJ
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I just wanted to take the opportunity to thank you and your amazing team for a very rewarding and fruitful experience. We are extremely excited about our new home In South Orange and couldn't have done it without you. Your professionalism and attention to details made everything go smoothly, especially since we were conducting most of our business from California. Please feel free to use us as a referral as we have nothing but high praise to pass along.

Home Buyer | South Orange, NJ
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Above and beyond. It's that simple. Sue and her team are by far the most dedicated, professional, strategic, and friendly team I've ever had the pleasure of working with. Having bought and sold 4 homes now, I can say with confidence that I wouldn't engage with any other broker. Sue's strategic mindset and marketing acumen, with Melissa's always-on approach to client service, and Chris' outstanding mastery of contracts, best practices & trends in the marketplace round-out this stellar team. Our house was listed on a Thursday and by the following Tuesday, we had an accepted offer! I can't stress enough how incredible this team is. Thank you all!!

Stephen Carpi
Home Seller | South Orange, NJ
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My wife and I lived in Hoboken for 16 years. After having our second child, we decided it was time to find more space. I work in NYC, so I need an easy commute. Since we didn’t own a car, our knowledge of the surrounding suburban areas was limited. We met Amy after being referred to her group by several friends. Amy spent the first couple weekends taking us on tours of Chatham, Summit, New Providence, Short Hills, Millburn, Maplewood and South Orange. The purpose was to get us familiar with the communities. It was great! Soon we were looking at houses. We had only lived in condos. Amy was great at explaining everything we didn’t understand (SUP pumps??). After a couple weeks, we figured out what we wanted in a house. At a social event, Amy had a casual conversation with someone that was considering selling their home. After hearing the description and then visiting the house, she knew it fit our requirements to a tee. We made a special trip out to see the home, and made an offer later that night. After some good negotiating on Amy’s end, the offer was accepted. Amy is extremely knowledgeable of the towns along the midtown direct train lines. She works hard for her buyers; educating them about the neighborhoods and diligently searches for appropriate houses. I think she will do a great job for you too!

Garrett and Ally Casey
Home Buyer | South Orange, NJ
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We were delighted with the professionalism demonstrated by Sue Adler and her team headed by Ms. Dawn Preziosis. They were there for us at each stage from preparing to sell our home to dealing with the closing process several months after the sale. During that period of time, they managed the various problems of preparing the house for us after we had already moved to another state. We highly recommend this team. They helped to make a stressful time in our lives into a manageable experience.

Norman and Barbara Ertel
Home Seller | South Orange, NJ
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Dear Sue, Thank you so much for all of your help during our move. Everything worked out as predicted with the sale of our house in Millburn and we couldn't be more pleased with the results. How did you get so much interest during a holiday season? We'll never know but you are a marketing genius. As for the purchase of our new home in South Orange, thanks for your hard work and guidance. Without you, the deal would have fallen through but everything came together in the end. It is refreshing to work with someone who takes pride in their work and adds significant value to the relationship. You performed above and beyond our expectations. Thank you again, Sue!

Kim and Nick Nachbur
Home Seller | South Orange, NJ