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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
What Are Your Rights as a Buyer or Seller During ClSeptember 24, 2018 With the closing date in sight, you’re just a few steps away from finalizing the sale of a home. And as the big day draws ever near, certain questions may pop up in your head. Here, we answer six of the most common questions people have about the closing process: BUYERS But the seller didn’t declare something! Your chosen house looked perfect on paper and during the open house – but then you discover that… + read more
Best Dessert Spots for Sweet Tooths in Central New September 17, 2018 Need another reason to move to Central New Jersey? It’s home to some of the finest dessert places in the Garden State. For all the sweet tooths out there, we offer this dessert guide: BAM Desserts Somerset, NJ True to its name, BAM Desserts bakes treats designed to make a big impression. Signature BAM Cakes include flavors such as classic pound cake, chocolate turtle, raspberry red velvet, and creamy coconut, just to name a few.… + read more
Connecting buyers and sellers: How to host a succesSeptember 10, 2018 Unless they’re too far away or they’re pressed for time, most homebuyers will want to see a property in person first before purchasing it. And here lies the magic of open houses, the secret weapon of many a seller. This is the time when you can really hook a buyer’s attention and make them fall in love with your house. To help you stage a successful one, take note of these tips: Spread the word… + read more
5 Tips to Get the Best Mortgage for a Morris CountyJune 4, 2018 Located approximately 40 miles west of the Manhattan, Morris County is one of Central Jersey’s most sought-after suburbs. Here, exceptional towns and boroughs like Long Hill, the Chathams, Madison, and Florham Park provide comfortable, safe, and engaging neighborhoods for Tri-State area professionals and their families. Home to important American historical sites and milestones, as well as lush, natural landscapes, Morris County boasts attractions such as the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, Morristown National Historical Park,… + read more
Where to Find the Best Pizza in Somerville, NJMay 28, 2018 Best known for its charming Victorian and row homes, history-rich Somerville is one of the most desirable places to live in Central Jersey. The borough also boasts a thriving downtown, where gourmet dining destinations abound. With Main Street’s generous selection of restaurants, however, it can be easy to feel spoiled for choice. In times like these, beat the confusion with a classic favorite – pizza. Here are 5 names to remember when you want to… + read more
Why Somerset County towns are among New Jersey’s May 21, 2018 Montgomery, Bernards, Warren, Bedminster. These four Somerset County towns all rank among the 50 best New Jersey suburbs to raise a family, according to New Jersey Family magazine’s 2017 rankings. In total, the list of more than 500 towns includes 18 townships and boroughs from Somerset, with 9 falling within the top 100. What makes Somerset County towns so accommodating for families? Let’s take a closer look at their common defining qualities: Idyllic escapes not… + read more
6 Things You Need to Know Before Buying Real EstateMay 10, 2018 Few things in life are as exciting as buying a home. But before purchasing real estate in New Jersey, take note of these crucial pointers first: What’s your credit score? To get the best rates on your mortgage, you need to have a good credit score.m What’s a good credit score? According to Experian, “for a score with a range between 300-850, a credit score of 700 or above is generally considered good.” New Jersey… + read more
Tips for Selling Your Home for Top Dollar in WarrenMay 3, 2018 Parting with a home is always hard. And finding a buyer willing to pay your home’s true worth isn’t always easy either. To help you out, here are some home selling pro tips from our team: Up your curb appeal First impressions matter – especially in real state. And what’s the first thing people see when they drive by your home? Your front lawn of course. A good tip is to stand on the other… + read more