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How to Deal with a Low-Ball Offer

If you take care to price your home correctly – that is, at a price that is in line with what similar properties in the area have sold for recently – then you have a good chance of selling it at or near your asking price. That doesn’t mean you won’t ...

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Avoiding Waste when Watering Your Lawn

The following tips will help you avoid waste when watering your lawn: Use a low-angle, pulsating sprinkler. Water sprayed high into the air produces a mist that loses much of its moisture through evaporation.Water the lawn, not the sidewalk or driveway.Lawns need about an inch of water per week. To determine ...

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Consumer Protection vs. Consumer Value

It has become standard for retailers to offer low cost supplementary “insurance protection plans” on appliances and electronics. These plans may seem like a good idea, but before you buy one, be sure the plan actually offers real added value. Often, these plans overlap with other protection programs you already ...

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Recognizing Potential Major Expenses in a New Home

When you see a new home you like on the market, it’s easy to get distracted by all the features you love – the wrap-around backyard deck or the spacious recreation room that has plenty of space for entertaining. You just need to make sure that in all your excitement ...

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Deciding on a Discretionary Move

Sometimes we don’t get to choose whether or not to sell our home and buy another one. Circumstances, such as a job relocation, may make that decision for us. However, most often, the decision to move is discretionary. Sometimes people move simply because they think it’s a good idea. They feel ...

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What Does a Property Surveyor Do?

Property Surveyors, sometimes referred to as Land Surveyors, play a vital role in the real estate world. They are the professionals who determine or confirm the exact boundaries of a property. Will you need to deal with a Property Surveyor when you sell your home? You might. Sometimes the mortgage lender will ask ...

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Want to see Fireworks this Weekend? Here’s where to go!

The 4th of July weekend is here! It's that time of year to enjoy the fun and warm weather while spending time with friends and family.  It's a great time be outside, whether it's to BBQ, picnic or just to see the fireworks. This year there are several options of where you ...

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SOLD!!! 110 Deerfield Lane, Aberdeen

We are extremely excited to announce that our buyers have closed on the home at 110 Deerfield Lane in Aberdeen! After looking at dozens of homes and bidding on 7 of them, they were the winning bidder on this stunning home and are pleased to be starting out there.  Even ...

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SOLD!!! 270 Harrison Avenue, Unit 309 Jersey City

We are very excited to announce that our listing at 270 Harrison Avenue, Unit 309 in Jersey City has SOLD!!! This gorgeous one bedroom, one bath unit featured an updated kitchen with quartz countertops and an updated bathroom.  The unit has beautiful hardwood floors and lots of closet space.  The building ...

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Quick Kitchen Makeovers

Kitchen renovations tend to be the biggest, most complicated home makeover projects, mainly because the kitchen is the most frequented and most multifunctional room in modern homes. But sometimes a kitchen makeover can be achieved with some simple cosmetic changes, rather than a complete redesign of the actual floor plan. Beyond ...

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