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Do you need a home security system in New Jersey?January 20, 2022 What’s the best state to live in? New Jersey, according to a recent report. It topped all 50 states when it comes to safety and ranked in the upper reaches for education and health (#5) and quality of life (#7). U.S. News & World Report's annual listings had similar numbers. New Jersey was #4 in public safety, indicating some of the lowest incidences of violent crime and property crime across the United States. While New… + read more
Popular home architectural styles in New JerseyJanuary 10, 2022 The architectural styles of homes in New Jersey are as diverse and interesting as the people who live there. The Garden State’s rich history played a key role in the home styles preferred by residents today. If you’re planning to buy a home in New Jersey, it’s important to know which home style would best suit your family. Next to your needs, the architectural style you choose reflects your aesthetic and helps narrow down your… + read more
5 Ways to Make Your Home More Energy EfficientDecember 30, 2021 In a world besieged by the modern threat of climate change, it pays to be on top of the situation and to go for safer, greener, and more economical strategies. And the best place to start making our planet a better place to live is in one’s own home. Listed below are several ways to turn your home into a greener and more energy-efficient one: Turn it off! Electricity is the one thing that makes… + read more
Why a Smart Home Makes a Good InvestmentDecember 20, 2021 Maintaining a home and keeping it in pristine condition can be a lot of work. However, technology has provided us with tools that keep our homes in tiptop shape even with the littlest effort. The touch of a button, a swipe on your mobile phone, or the sound of your voice can get things in your home running, from turning light switches on and off to putting on some mood-setting music while you chop onions… + read more
5 Reasons to Invest in Landscape Lighting for Your New Jersey HomeDecember 10, 2021 A beautiful outdoor space is wonderful to have, not just for the aesthetics but also for the personal enjoyment, recreation, and relaxation that it brings. But when you integrate well-planned landscape lighting into your outdoor space, you will see it magically transforming into an illuminated wonderland by nightfall. Note, though, that investing in landscape lighting isn’t simply about beautifying the home. There are many reasons why this is worth your money. The most obvious reason:… + read more
Renting vs. buying in New Jersey: Which is better?November 30, 2021 Deciding whether to buy or rent a home is a major decision that affects your finances, family, and quality of life. That’s why it’s very important to weigh in on the advantages and disadvantages of renting versus buying, especially if you’re looking to buy a house in New Jersey. Choosing to rent or buy a home may seem daunting, but the following may help you with your decision-making process: Cost Cost is undoubtedly the most… + read more
Making your New Jersey home more secureNovember 20, 2021 Keeping your New Jersey home safe isn’t limited to installing anti-burglary systems and gadgets. It’s also preparing for accidents and natural calamities that could damage your property. Knowing what to expect and how to secure your home ensures that your family and your property are safe. Here’s how you can improve your home’s security: Burglary In 2019 alone, there were 1.1 million reported burglaries in the United States. Here’s how you can make your home… + read more
Making the smart choice about smart homes in New Jersey: Pros and consNovember 10, 2021 Smart homes have become increasingly popular in recent years. In fact, 69% of American homes already have one or two smart home devices already. As a New Jersey homeowner, you might even have considered smart home automation, not only because it’s convenient, but also because it increases the resale value of your property. If you’re still on the fence about making the switch, getting to know the major pros and cons of smart homes can… + read more
Common house hunting mistakes and how to avoid themOctober 30, 2021 Whether you’re a first time or repeat buyer, looking for a home that ticks off all the boxes on your wish list can be a challenge. In fact, a March, 2021 report by the National Association of Realtors says that 53% of buyers find this to be the hardest step in the home buying process.  Looking for your dream home is an exciting and emotionally charged process, so it can be quite easy to make… + read more
Choosing the right floor plan for your future homeOctober 20, 2021 When buying a home, the layout is one of the most important aspects to consider. Everything from the rooms’ current sizes to space for potential expansion needs to work well with your current and long-term needs.  Here are some valuable tips when choosing the right floor plan for your future home. Make sure the size is right Different homes suit different needs, so choose a floor plan that is a good fit for you. Establish… + read more