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Must-Visit Restaurants in Somerset, NJSeptember 12, 2019 Located between New Brunswick and Franklin Township, just minutes from I-287 and the New Jersey Turnpike, Somerset is a magnet for younger professionals who are drawn to the town’s tranquil neighborhoods and easy commute to Manhattan. Shopping opportunities are plentiful here, as are dining options. You’ll find a vast array of restaurants, from fast food to five-star fine dining, serving all kinds of cuisines. Here are a few you simply have to try: Twenty/20 Taphouse… + read more
The State of the Real Estate Market so FarSeptember 2, 2019 What's going on in Somerset County real estate? Let's take a look at how the market performed. Click here to take a better look at the numbers, collated by the New Jersey REALTORS®. New listings and inventory of homes for sale in Somerset County Changes were varied when it came to new listings in Somerset County. Single-family homes Last April, a total of 550 single-family homes were added to the local inventory. Compared to last… + read more
Where to Find the Best Fries in North JerseyAugust 22, 2019 National French Fry Day is July 13. To help you celebrate, here's where you can find the best fries in North Jersey. George & Martha's American Grille 67-71 Morris St, Morristown, NJ The late Anthony Bourdain once said that a life without demi-glace (among other things) is a life not worth living. Good thing George & Martha's American Grille lets you enjoy some red wine demi-glace in their decadent Disco fries, also adorned with melted… + read more
Get Your Thrill on at New Jersey’s Top AmusemAugust 12, 2019 Life is meant for great adventures with good friends. The following amusement parks in New Jersey would definitely be ideal places to create such long-lasting memories. Six Flags Great Adventure 1 Six Flags Blvd, Jackson Township, NJ Six Flags Great Adventure has over 200 rides that will get your adrenaline pumping. This includes the hypercoaster Nitro (which runs at 80 mph), Kingda Ka, the world’s tallest roller coaster, and Zumanjaro, which stands as the tallest… + read more
Fun activities to do with the kids around Basking RAugust 2, 2019 Basking Ridge is surrounded by family-friendly attractions, from exciting escape rooms to scenic parks. Families should bring the whole gang and drive out to these fun destinations. Amazing Escape Room 326 Us-22, West Suites 13/14B Green Brook, NJ This family-friendly attraction offers the ultimate escape room experience. Choose an adventure from among several themed rooms, including The Bank Heist, The Wizard’s Apprentice, and The Illusionist. Each room has its own unique plot so there's no… + read more
6 Skills that a good real estate agent should haveJuly 26, 2019 Looking for a competent and trustworthy agent is no walk in the park. Before entrusting a valuable real estate asset with an agent, sellers must look for these skills: The ability to price a home accurately Pricing a home just right is essential to a successful sale. The agent must strike that delicate balance. If the price is too high, the home will get fewer offers and the seller may be forced to lower the… + read more
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