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Important renovations to make before selling a housJuly 19, 2019 Before putting one’s home in the market, consider tasks to work on first. Properly-planned renovation for strategic areas of the home is the secret behind getting the best offers once it is sale ready. Kitchen Recent polls have shown that buyers are very particular about the kitchen when choosing a home. A majority of homeowners spend much of their time in the kitchen, cooking and enjoying meals with their families. That’s why it’s worth investing… + read more
Must-visit outdoor areas in and around Warren, NJJuly 12, 2019 Warren, NJ is home to several outdoor spots that are perfect for families and outdoor enthusiasts. Here are areas the curious traveler should definitely check out: Wagner Farm Arboretum 197 Mountain Avenue Get in touch with nature at the Wagner Farm Arboretum. This 92.6-acre botanical garden, once a fully-operational dairy farm, has three main areas: the Children’s Garden, the Community Garden, and the trails. Every October, Wagner Farm hosts Brite Nites, an exciting Halloween-themed event… + read more
Working with real estate agents smoothly and efficiJuly 5, 2019 One of the most important factors to a successful real estate transaction is a healthy business relationship between a client and their agent. This professional relationship can make a huge difference in the outcome of a real estate transaction. Here are 6tips on how to build a great relationship with one’s real estate agent: Communicate needs and wants A client that’s honest with their real estate agent is the key to an ideal working relationship.… + read more
Home-selling moves to make in 2019June 28, 2019 Sell to millennials Millennials will still be the top home buyers in 2019. The National Association of REALTORS Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends reports that in 2018 alone, around 30% of millennials bought a home priced at $300,000 and above. This number is expected to increase this coming year. According to Nationwide Mortgages, majority of this group will be entering the housing market over the course of five years. Figures show that millennials have… + read more
Foodies’ guide to the best restaurants BridgewateMay 5, 2019 From elegant fine dining establishments to more casual and family-friendly restaurants, Bridgewater, NJ has something to satisfy every foodie out there. Check out the best restaurants in the area: Thai Kitchen 1351 Prince Roger Avenue From traditional and authentic Thai cuisine to exciting fusion food, Thai Kitchen is the perfect place to expand your palate. The restaurant has a casual but elegant and modern atmosphere making it the perfect place for a nice lunch out… + read more
Misleading myths about real estate agentsApril 25, 2019 There have been many misconceptions about the work of real estate agents ranging from their work ethic to how they get paid. These false assumptions may discourage people from enlisting their help. More importantly, these same people deterred by these falsities may instead find themselves at a great disadvantage with no one to guide or represent them in the home buying or selling process. To set the record straight, here’s a list of myths and… + read more
Get the home you want fasterApril 15, 2019 Buying a home is definitely not a speedy process. From looking at houses to finally closing the sale, the whole transaction could take months. The lengthy procedure could pose a problem for those in a hurry to move to a new home. To make the home buying process faster, here are some tips to try: Get pre-approved for a mortgage A pre-approved mortgage makes searching for a home quicker and simpler by giving you a… + read more
Top home selling mistakes you must avoidNovember 29, 2018 The home selling process can be complicated and confusing, so it’s not surprising that some sellers make a few mistakes along the way. But while these mistakes may seem small, they can also be costly. Here are the top home selling mistakes that you should definitely avoid: Not making the necessary repairs Before you even put your home on the market, you should already take care of minor and major repairs. If buyers see a… + read more
5 questions you should ask before buying a homeNovember 19, 2018 Buying a home is a huge milestone and it can be easy to get lost in the excitement and emotions of the process. But don’t forget that a successful home sale involves research, preparation, and hard work. It’s important to ask a lot of questions before sealing the deal. Here are the top 5 questions that you should ask: How old is the house? Knowing the age of the house or when it was built… + read more
Bridgewater’s KidStreet Playground: one of NJ’sNovember 9, 2018 Located near the Bridgewater Municipal Complex and the Bridgewater Commons Mall, KidStreet Playground is a popular play date venue – and with good reason. The playground is the brain child of a member of the Bridgewater community who felt that empty lots should be made more fun. This spawned an entire community movement of volunteers numbering around 2,500. Backed up by local government, they began to build KidStreet Playground in 1994. An article on the… + read more