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Chris Coccia Participates in Global Real Estate Conference

At Apr 04, 2012

Contact: Christopher Coccia / Coccia Real Estate Group / 973-887-2500 / Info@CocciaRealEstate.com

Chris Coccia Participates in Global Real Estate Conference

East Hanover, NJ April 4, 2012 — Christopher Coccia, Broker of Coccia Real Estate Group, LLC attended the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® 2012 Annual Conference March 24-26 at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek in Orlando, FL. The event was part of LeadingRE’s Conference Week, which attracted nearly 1,000 top real estate brokers, managers, relocation professionals, sponsors and guests attending from the U.S. and over a dozen countries around the world. Participating brokerages represented a significant share of the U.S. real estate market, with annual sales production of over $225 billion.

Keynote presenters included widely-recognized scientific figure Dr. Michio Kaku with a perspective on “How Technology Will Revolutionize the Next 20 Years and Beyond,” and award-winning journalist, television legal analyst and trial attorney Lisa Bloom on “Understanding Today’s Consumers and the Culture Surrounding Them.” Also featured were Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) President/CEO and former FHA Commissioner David Stevens, who commented on the unprecedented challenges the mortgage industry will face in 2012, and social media expert Spike Jones, who offered guidance on “Engaging Your Associates with the Latest in Social Business.”

Experts from top real estate brokerages were also in the line-up, addressing timely topics impacting the real estate market. The Awards Gala, which recognized top performing members in various areas of brokerage achievement, was another conference highlight.

“The Leading Real Estate Companies of the World annual conference is the most important event I attend. Not only is it an excellent networking opportunity to meet other Real Estate professionals from around the globe but a terrific place to learn and share ideas. This conference makes my company better and better year after year!” Coccia said.

“The conference brought together some of the top names in real estate to explore the ever-changing landscape and the best ways to serve those buying and selling homes,” notes Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® President/CEO Pam O’Connor. “It was gratifying to hear so many of our members anticipate positive trends in the market, and the ideas exchanged will ensure that our brokerages retain their positions as market leaders.”

Coccia Real Estate Group, LLC is the local representative of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, the largest network of 550 premier locally-branded firms producing $225 billion in annual home sales. Coccia Real Estate Group, LLC was selected for membership in LeadingRE, which recruits only the best among locally and regionally branded firms. As a member of this global network, Coccia Real Estate Group, LLC can assist home buyers and sellers worldwide and can access LeadingRE’s full range of brokerage services, including lead generation, branding support, luxury marketing, web exposure, technology systems, and state of the art learning and credentialing.

For more information on Coccia Real Estate Group, LLC, visit CocciaRealEstate.com or call 973-887-2500 or for our Hanover Twp office 973-599-9500.

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Coccia Real Estate Group names Ariane Leigh Bolitski

At May 06, 2011

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Christopher Coccia is proud to name Ariane Leigh Bolitski relocation director for Coccia Real Estate Group, LLC.  “Ariane is a dynamic individual with excellent communication skills. I am thrilled to have someone with her dedication and care for the client” said Christopher Coccia.

 

Ariane’s Bio

 

With more than a decade of sales and management experience, Ariane Leigh Bolitski is currently the Relocation Director for Coccia Real Estate Group of East Hanover New Jersey.  Ariane is responsible for helping Coccia Real Estate clients, who are moving out of the Northern New Jersey area, into the hands of an expert localized real estate agent of their desired relocation.

 

Coccia Real Estate is affiliated with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World™ which has 600 brokers with 5000 offices and 150,000 sales associates in over 30 countries.  By having the ability to refer clients through Leading Real Estate Companies of the World™, Ariane knows her agents clients will receive expert real estate assistance whether they are moving across town, across the country, or across the world.

Ariane is a RELO Certified Coordinator, and has obtained a CRP designation, Certified Relocation Professional designation. Prior to Coccia Real Estate Group, she spent 3 years directly working with a custom home builder on the marketing and advertising of his business, where she learned about the delicate nature of helping clients find not just a place to live, but to help someone find a comfortable place to call home.

Why choose Ariane and Coccia Real Estate to help you with your relocation? After having two major cross country relocations herself, Ariane can put her insider knowledge to work for you and make you feel comfortable in finding the proper agent to help you with something as personal as finding a home. She prides herself on really listening to her your needs, and will work tirelessly on their behalf to assist you in finding that perfect agent who can help you find the home you are searching for; and she will remain available to assist you with any needs they may have along the way.

 

For additional information or assistance, please contact Ariane Leigh Bolitski at telephone: 973-887-2500, direct: 972-679-5619, or email her at: Ariane@CocciaRealEstate.com . She will be glad to assist you in your real estate needs anywhere in the world, and to ensure your experience is as positive as possible. Any questions you have about relocation and finding the proper real estate agent, Ariane Leigh Bolitski is the person to ask.

“Relocating? I can help!”

Ariane Leigh Bolitski

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Coccia Real Estate Group Attends NCJAR

At Apr 14, 2011

Coccia Real Estate Group Attends NCJAR

Circle of Excellence Award Dinner

On Wednesday, April 14th Coccia Real Estate attended the North Central Jersey Association of Realtors annual Circle of Excellence award dinner. The event was held at The Villa in Mountain Lakes and was attended by over 390 of the most active Realtors at the Board.

The Circle of Excellence award is given to Realtors who have achieved a level of success measured by units closed as well as dollar volume closed. It is also a great place to see agents you have worked with during the year as well as meet agents in person whom you only spoken with over the telephone or email.

Christine Nagy was awarded the silver level NJAR Circle of Excellence Award for the year 2010. This award recognizes those members who have demonstrated excellence in the field of salesmanship. In order to qualify for the Silver level award a Realtor must sell no less than Twenty homes for a total sales volume of no less than 7.5 million dollars in one year. Christine Nagy sold over 9 Million dollars of Real Estate during the calendar year of 2010.

Coccia Real Estate Group was represented at this event with attendance by Christopher Coccia, Christine Nagy, Peter LaGreca, Richard Tamburro, Regina Quartararo, Marie LaQuaglia, Lois DeCaro, Ward Miller and Carmine Prudente.

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Christopher Coccia is appointed Chair of NCJAR “Young Professionals Network

At Oct 01, 2010

In 2009, the National Association of Realtors began establishing YPN chapters throughout the country. In August of 2010, the North Central Jersey Board of Realtors established their chapter and named Christopher Coccia of Coccia Real Estate Group, LLC as the Chairperson.

“The Young Professionals Network (YPN) is Open to all ages, YPN serves a growing group of young, career-minded real estate professionals who want to serve the community, educate themselves on the latest technology and industry practices, and network with fellow REALTORS®. “, says Chris, “ I am proud to be a part of this new organization and look forward to meeting many great, new agents!”

Created from NAR’s REALTOR® magazine annual issue of “30 under 30”, NAR has recognized the need to reach out to the younger real estate professionals who want to stay abreast of the latest tools and resources.

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Coccia Real Estate Wins Runner-up for Best Real Estate Broker

At Sep 27, 2010

A local Newspaper in Morris County called the “Florham Park Hanover This Week” has once again named Coccia Real Estate Group Best Real Estate Broker Runner-up. The newspaper encourages its readers to visit its website and cast a vote for your favorite business in the area. There are a wide range of categories ranging from Pizzeria, Physician, Pub and Realtor.

This year the results are in and for the 2nd year in a row Coccia Real Estate Group in East Hanover and Whippany were given the nod as tops in their field. “I would like to say thank you to everyone that voted and the award is really for the team of Realtors who work at the office. They are some of the nicest people with the most integrity I have ever met.”, said Christopher Coccia, Broker Owner of Coccia Real Estate Group, LLC.

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Homeownership is the most important thing a person can do financially. Although the Real Estate market has gone through some rough patches lately, the fundamental pros of homeownership have not changed.

At Sep 20, 2010

Here are 10 reasons why buying a home right now is a great idea:

  1. You can get a good deal. Prices are down 30 percent on average. They’re at a level that makes sense for people’s income.
    2. Mortgages are cheap. At 4.3 percent on average for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, your costs to own are down by a fifth from two years ago.
    3. You can save on taxes. When you add up the deductions for mortgage interest and others, the cost of owning can drop below renting for a comparable place.
    4. It’ll be yours. The one benefit to owning that never changes is that you can paint your walls orange if you want (generally speaking; there might be some community restrictions). How many landlords will let you do that?
    5. You can get a better home. In some markets, it’s simply the case that the nicest places are for-sale homes and condos.
    6. It offers some inflation protection. Historically, appreciation over time outpaces inflation.
    7. It’s risk capital. If the economy picks up, you stand to benefit from that, even if you’re goal is just to have a nice place to live.
    8. It’s forced savings. A part of your payment each month goes to equity.
    9. There is a lot to choose from. There are some 4 million homes available today, about a year’s supply. Now’s the time to find something you like and get it.
    10. Sooner or later the market will clear. The U.S. is expected to grow by another 100 million people in 40 years. They have to live somewhere. Demand will eventually outpace supply.
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The Spring Selling Season is Coming! Are You Ready?

At Feb 08, 2010

Seventy percent of homeowners get their first impression of a house from a picture on the internet. This makes the at-a-glance attractiveness of a home, referred to as curb appeal, more important than ever. To increase the curb appeal of your home, apply a fresh coat of asphalt sealer to the driveway to make it look like new. Prune back any severely overgrown shrubs to make the exterior of the home more visible. Lay some mulch in the planting beds to make them look better cared for. Also, consider refinishing the deck if it looks worn and weathered. While you are at it, clean the wood or vinyl cladding on your home with a pressure washer.

Chris Coccia, e-PRO
Coccia Real Estate Group
434 Ridgedale Avenue
East Hanover, NJ 07936
CocciaRealEstate.com
Office: 973-887-2500
Cell: 201-424-0095

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Could it be a Great Time to Buy and Sell?

At Jan 20, 2010

To answer in a word, maybe? The fact is it depends on who you are, what your goals are and what stage of life you are currently going through. Let me list a few scenarios where making a move in today’s Real Estate market might be too good to pass up.

1st Time Buyer – Today’s first time buyer is really set up for success. Not only will he or she take advantage of a price adjustment of over 20-25% from just a few years ago but they can also smile about historically low interest rates. Today’s 1st time may qualify for rates as low as 4.875% as of 1/19/2010. This extremely low rate will be able to place a buyer into a lot nicer home then they would normally be able to afford if interest rates were higher. Also, 1st time buyers have another few months to take advantage of an $8,000 tax credit. The tax credit now applies to sales occurring on or after January 1, 2009 and on or before April 30, 2010. However, in cases where a binding sales contract is signed by April 30, 2010, a home purchase completed by June 30, 2010 will qualify. 1st time buyers purchasing their first home now are buying at or near bottom. Real Estate has and will always be a great wealth builder. Purchasing Real Estate now will insure a safe and secure financial future.

Moving Up – For existing homeowners who may be looking to move up to a bigger home, present conditions in the market offers great rewards. Is your present home becoming a little snug for your family? Did you always want to move to a particular neighborhood? Maybe extended family is combining households and your needs require a larger home. These are all favorable scenarios to purchase in today’s Real Estate Market. Presently inventory is growing and as more and more homes become available to purchase your odds of finding exactly what you’re looking for increase. Combine that with historically low interest rates and houses going for about 20-25% off their highest values and you have “great market timing”! Sure you will sell lower and take less for your home then maybe you are thrilled about but look at the bright side. You are going to spend more money then you are selling for. If you sold your $400,000 home for 10% less than you would have liked you are short $40,000. But now you turn around and buy something for $600,000 that would have been $60,000 more just a few years ago – you are ahead $20,000.

Houses on sale!

Low Interest Rate!

Great Selection!

Maybe today’s consumer could not pick a better time to buy or sell! If you are thinking now might be a great time for you to make a move call a Coccia Real Estate Group professional today! A Realtor will listen to your needs and ask questions to determine if it is the “RIGHT” time for you to buy and or sell!

Coccia Real Estate Group

973-887-2500

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JUST LISTED

At Oct 19, 2009

Coccia Real Estate lists two great properties. 

631-633 Lake St., Newark $379,900

3 bedroom, 3 full bath split level located across from park in the Forest Hills Section. This home is in move in condition with a 1 car garage, large yard and a finished basement with full bath, summer kitchen and entrance from garage.

2752 Meister Avenue, Union $309,900

Great cape cod located in great neighborhood. Totally move in condition. Newer kitchen and baths, 3 season room, formal dining room, great yard, 1 car garage and finished rec room in basement. A real gem and condo alternative!

Please visit our website for more info, pictures and videos. www.CocciaRealEstate.com

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JUST LISTED

At Oct 14, 2009

Coccia Real Estate lists two great properties.

25 ½ Linden Street, Morristown $199,900
4 Bedroom, 1 full bath colonial with driveway, basement and garage.
Home priced to sell quick!!! needs some TLC. Home has a lot of potential. Nice size yard, roof replaced 2002, newer windows and kitchen cabinets.

123 Braidburn Road, Florham Park $1,399,000
New Construction! Approximately 5,000 square feet – 4/5 bedroom, 3.5 bath Center Hall Colonial sits on .95 acres (400′ depth). Features include: Gourmet kitchen, double sided stone fireplace, two story foyer, 2nd floor rec room, paver stone drive, walks and patio. Basement is full, unfinished and features steel beam construction. Master bedroom suite has European bathroom with stall shower, tub and beautiful cabinets. Many, many more features – call for your private showing today.

Please visit our website for more info, pictures and videos.

www.CocciaRealEstate.com

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