Brown Harris Stevens: Real Estate Experts in Hudson + Essex County

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Buying a home can be daunting whether you are a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned real estate investor but given the recent roller coaster in the housing market, it can be nice to have expert guidance through the process. Brown Harris Stevens has been a trusted leader in the real estate industry since 1873. Recently, Brown Harris Stevens merged with Halstead Real Estate to become a newly evolved firm. The new Brown Harris Stevens is now the largest privately held real estate firm in the northeast and in the Top 10 firms in the U.S. with over $9 billion in sales volume in 2019 alone. Keep reading to learn more about the firm and to see details of current listings in Hudson and Essex Counties.

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“We now have 2,500 agents in 55 offices across key markets in New York City, New Jersey, Connecticut, the Hamptons, Hudson Valley, and South Florida. We are everywhere our clients want to be.”

Brown Harris Stevens has two locations in New Jersey: Hoboken {200 Washington Street} and Montclair {635 Valley Road}. 

For client inquiries, reach out to the Hoboken office by calling 201-478-6700 or the Montclair office by calling 973-744-6033. You can also send an email to hoboken@bhsusa.com or montclair@bhsusa.com, respectively.

A Top-Selling Team

“Our Montclair agents dominate luxury price points in and around Montclair. They have achieved a 40% average market share of all sales over $2,000,000 in Montclair and its vicinity as well as a 32% average market share for all sales over $1,000,000 in the same area. In Hoboken, our agents have sold more million-dollar homes than any of our competitors in the area since 2006. We also hold the record for the highest price ever paid for a single-family home in Hoboken at $6,500,000. Our Hoboken office is the #1 ranked firm for single-family/townhome sales over $1,000,000 and the #5 ranked firm for condominium sales over $1,000,000.”

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Eugene Cordano, the President + Managing Director of Brown Harris Stevens New Jersey oversees more than 80 agents all of whom offer exceptional care, service, and professionalism to each client. Brown Harris Stevens New Jersey agents represent sellers, buyers, and investors throughout Hudson County and Essex County. Agents at Brown Harris Stevens always put the needs of the client first, so they also service surrounding areas including Bergen, Morris, Ocean, Monmouth, Union, and Somerset counties to find that perfect match.

“Our primary goal is to help our clients achieve their real estate goals. It is our agents’ duty to provide guidance and counsel through what is considered by many to be one of the most important financial, personal, and emotional decisions of their lives.”

Award-Winning Real Estate Agents

Brown Harris Stevens agents are some of the most experienced and accomplished real estate professionals in the local markets. 

“Combined with the technological and marketing savvy of our NYC-based brand, our agents are uniquely equipped to deliver more targeted marketing strategies that have proven to make the buying/selling process seamless. Manhattan savvy, local expertise is a motto that has been part of our success story for many years. Our agents not only work in these communities, but they live and lead in them as well.”

In all of our local offices, we are known for our willingness to serve our clients and our dedication to our communities. 

Local Listings to Explore in Hoboken

113 Grand Street, Hoboken

Asking: $5,250,000 | 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths 

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This four-story 25×100  townhome in downtown Hoboken has been completely renovated and designed by its current owner. Exuding contemporary style, with loft-like industrial character while also offering every modern luxury one could imagine, this historic property was originally built in 1897 and served as a milk-bottling plant before being converted to a residential property with three residential units. The 11-14 foot ceilings enhance the airy, loft-like character of the home, while multiple skylights, floating stairs, and glass walls and doors ensure natural light throughout. The spacious kitchen, designed by Italian design house RIFRA, includes dual islands, Basaltina countertops, Calacatta marble flooring, a walk-in pantry, and Bosch and Miele appliances. The kitchen is flanked by the living room, dining room, and media room, each with its own fireplace. 

The top floor features two rooftop terraces with shaded seating and an outdoor fireplace. The bedrooms are located on the second level of the home. The master suite features 13-foot ceilings, a seating area with a fireplace, a large walk-in closet, twin showers, and a free-standing tub. Completing the master suite is a peaceful terrace, ideal to greet the day with coffee in hand. 

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Situated off of 1st and Grand, in the heart of downtown Hoboken, with an easy commute to the PATH Trains, NJ Transit Trains, and Buses, and Holland Tunnel and NJ Highways all within a few blocks away.

Represented by: Sharon Shahinian, Sales Associate

Office: 200 Washington Street, Hoboken

ss@bhsusa.com | o: 201-478-6730 | m: 201-618-0373

1500 Hudson Street, #12IJ, Hoboken

Asking: $4,595,000 | 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms 

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This stunning penthouse corner loft at the Hudson Tea Building is unquestionably one of the premier apartments in all of Hoboken and the NJ Gold Coast. This unit offers direct, unobstructed panoramic views of New York City and the Hudson River from nearly every room. Located on the top floor of a former tea factory, 12IJ is a combination of two apartments that has produced a stunning, design-inspired 2,820 square foot three-bedroom, three-bathroom loft apartment with 14′ ceilings and oversized 10′ windows in nearly every room. The open and light-filled living and dining area is breathtaking in intention and scale combining both unparalleled views and a floor-to-ceiling Nero Marquina marble slab and walnut panel design feature wall. The custom kitchen comes complete with Miele and Bosch appliances and wine beverage refrigerator, a large island with waterfall Caesarstone and extensive Carrera countertops that sweep around the kitchen to a prep area that overlooks the magnificent view. 

The luxury continues in the master bedroom suite with inspired design from Scalamandre and Phillip Jeffries wallpaper, an en-suite master bathroom with dual vanity and a large steam shower with frameless glass, and an oversized walk-in closet fitted with California closets. The second bedroom is currently used as a den and features custom woodwork and paneling. The second full bathroom is exquisitely finished with a vanity carved out of Italian sugar marble slabs, Newport Brass fixtures, and custom built-in storage. The third bedroom has an en-suite bath, which is also accessible from the hallway and offers views of downtown Hoboken and NYC. This loft is the epitome of convenience with two separate entrances that allow for a mudroom that provides utility, function, and is fitted with custom storage and a new large capacity LG washer and dryer. 

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Located directly on the Hudson River Waterfront walkway and just seconds away from the NY Waterway Ferry The Hudson Tea Building offers residents and their guests a 24-hour concierge with service staff and world-class amenities including a 2,700 square foot fitness center featuring all-new equipment, internet-connected Peloton bikes, free daily classes, and locker rooms, a children’s playroom, a resident’s lounge, a free Shuttle to and from Hoboken Terminal, an on-site dry cleaner and the highly regarded Choc-O-Pain bakery and coffee shop.

Represented by: Peter Cossio, Broker-Associate

Office: 200 Washington Street, Hoboken

pcossio@bhsusa.com | o: 201-478-6710 | m: 917-855-5817

1100 Maxwell Street, #416, Hoboken

Asking: $875,000 | 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom

This luxury one-bedroom home at 1100 Maxwell spotlights a rare and exceptionally large 275 sq ft private poolside patio. The living room features a breathtaking glass wall, allowing for optimum natural light. The large bedroom lets out to the private patio for a secluded retreat. In the kitchen, you will find a Viking range and refrigerator, and a Bosch dishwasher. The in-unit washer/dryer makes the necessities of life feel like true luxuries. The unit is deeded indoor garage premium parking spot next to the elevators. 

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Common amenities include a 24-hour concierge, an outdoor pool conveniently located on the same level as this unit, a spin room, a yoga room, a billiard room and media lounge, a children’s playroom, and an exercise room. The rooftop garden offers stunning city views, an open-air fire feature, outdoor TV, and barbecue grills. The building provides a private shuttle to the PATH and is situated just a short distance to the Uptown Hoboken ferry. Enjoy Hoboken’s exceptional waterfront promenade and parks, nightlife, and retail convenience all at your doorstep.

Represented by: Dale Fior, Broker-Associate

Office: 200 Washington Street, Hoboken

dfior@bhsusa.com | o: 201-478-6745 | m: 201-463-3017

Local Listings to Explore in Montclair

43 Afterglow Avenue, Montclair

Asking: $989,000 | 6 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms

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One of the most picturesque homes in the Afterglow section, this restored 1909 home is the definition of elegance. Enter this CHC to discover 10′ ceilings, architect moldings + stunning picture windows revealing the Watchung Mts. You will find three fireplaces throughout the first floor, a grand living room, and a spectacular year-round sunroom with wall-to-wall windows. Have your morning coffee at the breakfast bar in the charming chef’s kitchen with high-end appliances. 

The second floor features a huge primary bedroom with a marble bath and French doors to the balcony. Also on this floor are two more bedrooms, a full bath, and a convenient washer + dryer. On the third-floor bonus level, you will find three additional bedrooms, a full bath, and attic space. The basement offers plenty of space for your in-home gym, movie, or game night. A short distance to the NYC bus stop or Downtown Montclair from this amazing location.

Represented by: Elizabeth Scura, Sales Associate

Office: 635 Valley Road, Montclair

escura@bhsusa.com | o: 973-744-6033 | m: 973-568-5702

126 Chestnut Street, Montclair 

Asking: Price Upon Request | 6 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms

This turn of the century Victorian is currently a legal three-family home, featuring a lemonade porch, decorative fireplaces, hardwood floors, high ceilings, archways, and floor-length windows. Each apartment has two bedrooms with the first floor having direct access to the basement which contains the shared laundry. 

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The deep lot is set back from the street, offering a quiet escape and plenty of parking. Enjoy the perks of life in Montclair while being just a short distance to the shopping and restaurants of the city via train or bus.

Represented by: Lisa A. Dennin, Sales Associate

Office: 635 Valley Road, Montclair

ldennin@bhsusa.com | o: 973-744-6033  | m: 973-699-4101

45 Oak Bend Road, West Orange 

Asking: Price Upon Request  | 12 Bedrooms, 9.5 Bathrooms

A majestic French Normandy-style mansion designed by world-famous architects Delano and Aldrich. Enjoy absolute privacy on 7.9 acres in prestigious Llewellyn Park. This grand home, with extensive and original architectural details, is a state-of-the-art luxury showpiece. Highlights include a solar energy system, magnificent indoor pool and sunroom, tennis court, expansive greenhouse, secret gardens, and a carriage house with a full apartment. 

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Llewellyn Park is a 425-acre gated enclave of country estates with a sentry monitoring entrance. Here you will find a magical oasis of lush woods and running streams on the eastern slope of the Watchung Mountains.

Represented by: Bradley Horner, Sales Associate

Office: 635 Valley Road, Montclair 

bhorner@bhsusa.com | o: 973-744-6033 | m: 973-801-6427

The expert agents at Brown Harris Stevens are just a phone call away. For client inquiries, reach out to the Hoboken office by calling 201-478-6700 or the Montclair office by calling 973-744-6033. You can also send an email to hoboken@bhsusa.com or montclair@bhsusa.com, respectively. You can also stop in at the offices located in Hoboken {200 Washington Street} and Montclair {635 Valley Road}.


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With two little ones at home, this North Carolina native has worked remotely for the past five years as a freelance writer. Ainsley moved to New Jersey in 2016 and fell in love with the Garden State. She is always on the lookout for what’s going on in the greater New York area, from new restaurants and businesses opening to can’t-miss events highlighting local culture. Outside of writing and being a mother, Ainsley loves to dive into a good book, practice speaking French, and dream up new ways to decorate her apartment.