About Steven Merlo

Steven Merlo Broker / Owner, REALTOR in Berkeley Heights, NJ

Steven Merlo
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Professional Designations


Expertise Types

Buyer Broker, Certified Notary, Condominiums, New Homes, Residential, Second Homes, Short Sale, Single Family Homes, Townhomes

About Me
Having the right real estate agent means having an agent who is committed to helping you buy or sell your home with the highest level of expertise in your local market. This also means helping you understanding each step of the buying or selling process. This commitment level has helped me build a remarkable track record of delivering results. I was born and raised in the Scotch Plains-Fanwood area, and still live in the area, so I am quite familiar with what the area has to offer new home buyers. This also helps me work with potential buyers if you are looking to sell your home. Whether you are an experienced buyer, a first time buyer, or an experienced investor, I can help you to find the property of your dreams. Please feel free to browse my website or visit me on Facebook and let me guide you each step of the process. Call or e-mail me to set up an appointment today.
Professional Credentials
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker of Record in the State of New Jersey
  • Member of National Association of REALTORS®, New Jersey REALTORS®, and North Central Jersey Association of REALTORS®
  • Member of Garden State Multiple Listing Service, Central Jersey Multiple Listing Service, Bright Multiple Listing Service, and Monmouth Ocean Regional Multiple Listing Service
  • Accredited Buyer's Representative Designation - ABR®
  • Seller Representative Specialist Designation - SRS
  • Seniors Real Estate Specialist Designation - SRES®
  • Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource Certification - SFR®
  • Pricing Strategy Advisor Certification - PSA
  • Electronic Media Pro Certification - e-PRO®
  • At Home with Diversity Certification - AHWD®
  • Military Relocation Professional - MRP
  • Notary Public
  • 2018 Broker Directors Club
  • 2016-2017, 2019 Broker Million Dollar Sales Club
Areas Of Expertise
  • Resale of Single Family & Multi-Family Homes
  • Resale of Condos & Townhouses
  • First-Time Home Buyers
  • Mixed Use Properties
Professional Experience
  • 16 years in Telecommunications Customer Service, IT, and Management at Verizon Communications (1996-2010, 2012-2015)
  • 15 years in Retail, and Retail Management at Sears, Roebuck and Co. (1981-1996)
  • Dedicated to superior quality of service in marketing and selling all types of residential properties
  • Complete confidentiality in the management of clients' personal, financial, and real estate needs
  • Specializing in the latest technology for integrating the advertising, marketing, and sales strategies
  • Associate of Applied Sciences Degree-Business Management, Union County College
Personal Background
  • Long-Time Resident of Scotch Plains