Top Family-Friendly Northern NJ Realtors


Top Family-Friendly Northern NJ Realtors

Selling and buying a new home can be a stressful process especially when you have a family to take care of at the same time. I have put together a list of recommended Real Estate Sales Agents, Brokers, Agency Owners, and Agencies. This list includes contact information, coverage areas, and specialty areas, so that you can help find the right person or agency for you. I’ve communicated with each and every person on the list and they have been very helpful and I know that they will do the same for you.

Top Family Friendly Real Estate Agents, Brokers & Agencies in Northern New Jersey

  • Owner and Agent: Sue Adler
    Recommended by Melissa Bulwith
    Office: Sue Adler Team with Keller Williams
    Coverage Area: Berkeley Heights, Chatham, Livingston, Madison, Maplewood, Millburn, New Providence, Short Hills, South Orange, Summit, and Westfield
    Specialty: “We work with homes in the $200,000 to $20 million range,” Scott Shuman from Sue Adler said. “We also work with Relocation and we are Move-in Counselors we don’t just help with moving in we can help with finding you painters, organizers, organizing an estate sale, contractor recommendations, and more.” Shuman added, “Buying a home is not about bricks and mortar. You’re buying a community for your family – what is important to you? the commute? the schools? walk-ability? a neighborhood where you need 10 bags of Halloween candy or a home with a large yard and pool? The Sue Adler Team is the #1 real estate team in NJ, and we are here to help you find the perfect home and community for your family’s lifestyle
    Contact Information:
    Sue Adler
    Keller Williams
    518 Millburn Ave., Short Hills, NJ 07078
    Phone: 973-936-9129 | Email:
    Sue Adler Team Keller Williams Website


  • Real Estate Sales Agent: Denese Berardesco
    Recommended by Mother of two, Janet B.
    Office: Keller Williams Towne Square Realty in Basking Ridge
    Coverage Area: Our office serves Somerset, Hunterdon, and Morris Counties
    Specialty: “I am available to facilitate with any type of real estate transaction,” Berardesco said.
    Contact Information:
    Denese Berardesco
    Keller Williams Towne Square Realty
    222 Mt. Airy Rd., Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
    Office: 908-766-0085 | Cell: 949-690-3438 | Email:


  • Real Estate Team: Kathleen Boyd and Marybeth Eckhardt
    Recommended by Colleen Bohensky from Momagama Madison and A Madison Mom
    Office: Boyd Eckhardt Homes of Town & Country Properties in Chatham, NJ
    Coverage Area: Madison, Chatham, Harding, New Vernon, Morristown, Morris Township, Summit, New Providence, Berkeley Heights, Mendham, Westfield, Short Hills, Millburn, Maplewood, Bernardsville, and Basking Ridge.
    Specialty: “Kathleen and Marybeth are moms themselves, with kids in the Madison elementary, middle, and high schools. They pride themselves in working with families to help make each transaction as smooth and stress free as possible,” said Boyd and Eckhardt.
    Contact Information:
    Town & Country Properties
    Kathleen Boyd/Marybeth Eckhardt
    127 Main St., Chatham, NJ 07928
    Office: 973-635-7400
    Kathleen Phone: 973-713-0120 | Email:
    Marybeth Phone: 973-908-1633 | Email:
    Boyd Eckhardt Town and Country Properties Website


  • Real Estate Sales Agent: Dave Devoe
    Recommended by Christine C. from
    Office: Liberty Realty
    Coverage Area: All of Hudson County, mostly Hoboken, Jersey City, and Weehawken.
    Specialty: “My specialties are Listings, Buyers, and Relocation.” Devoe said.
    Contact Information:
    Dave Devoe
    Liberty Realty
    131 Washington St., Hoboken, NJ 07030
    Office: 201-610-1010 ext. 348 | Cell: 201-446-2663 | Email:
    Dave Devoe Liberty Realty Website


  • Real Estate Sales Agent: Natasha Radivojevic
    Recommended by Tara P.
    Office: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hudson River Properties
    Coverage Area: Hoboken, all of Jersey City, West New York, and Weehawken
    Specialty: Residential Sales and Rentals “Nobody works harder to help you achieve what you deserve,” Radivojevic said.
    Contact Information:
    Natasha Radivojevic
    Berkshire HomeServices Hudson River Properties
    626 Washington St., Hoboken, NJ 07030
    Office: 201-216-0909 | Cell: 646-335-5402 | Email:


  • Real Estate Sales Agent: Steve Salzer
    Recommended by Blogger Jennifer Casson from Hoboken Girl 
    Office: Re/Max in Hoboken
    Coverage Area: “My wife and I work together as a real estate team working with both sellers and buyers – selling property along the Hudson River waterfront (more specifically downtown Jersey City, Jersey City Heights, Hoboken, Weehawken and all along River Road and the Port Imperial waterfront),” Salzer said.
    Specialty: “We specialize in Residential Condo, Single, and Multi-family Sales – Luxury Communities, New Construction, and Investment Properties,” Salzer said. “And we work out of the Hoboken RE/MAX office.”
    Contact Information:
    Steve Salzer
    Re/Max Gold Coast Realty
    56 Newark St., Hoboken, NJ 07030
    Office: 201-795-5200 ext. 429 | Cell: 201-563-3900 | Email:
    Steve Salzer Re/Max Gold Coast Realty Website


  • Real Estate Sales Agent: Stuart Thayer
    Recommended by Mother of two, Ashley P. Ashley said, “We used Stuart for two home purchases. Both times he was very helpful and knowledgeable about the current real estate market. Stuart listened to our “wish list” and never pressured us to get something that wasn’t right for us.”
    Office: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
    Coverage Area: Berkeley Heights, New Providence, Westfield, Cranford and surrounding areas.
    Specialty: “I would say that I tend to work with a lot of First Time Home Buyers. I’ve also started to work with a lot of sellers in Berkeley Heights and New Providence,” Thayer said.
    Contact Information:
    Stuart Thayer
    Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
    1260 Springfield Ave., New Providence, NJ 07974
    Office: 908-376-0994 | Cell: 201-240-1690 | Email:
    Stuart Thayer BHHS Website


  • Real Estate Broker: Zdenka Tichy
    Recommended by Mother, Meghan M. “Zdenka was wonderful while we were searching for our home and she has continued to be a great resource while we have lived here. She helped us find a great electrician and she will help us sell our current home when we are ready. She has been working with my family for over 10 years,” Meghan said.
    Office: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NJ Properties
    Coverage Area: Somerset, Hunterdon, Hillsborough, and Morris County. She has also sold to friends and family in the New Jersey shore area.
    Specialty: Residential and Corporate Relocation. Zdenka said, “I understand the needs of my clients and the ever changing market. It’s a process and I take you from the beginning to the end. I make it as stress-free as possible.”
    Contact Information:
    Zdenka Tichy
    Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
    P.O. Box 305 1996 Washington Valley Rd., Martinsville, NJ 08836
    Office: 732-469-1515 | Cell: 908-313-4609 | Email:


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Melanie Bodner has always had a love for writing, but now she has a new love…being a mom. Before having her kids, Melanie was no stranger to writing or working with children. She wrote for a local newspaper as a reporter and taught English and Dance in a public school. Now Melanie enjoys spending time with her kids, doing yoga, writing and decorating her home. Check out her Instagram @burlapbythebeach.