Memorial Day has passed but not the memories or the appreciation of the freedom we enjoy daily.
My father was a soldier in the Korean War. My dad’s brothers, my uncles, served during World War II, one receiving a Purple Heart, and my great-uncle Izzy Goodman served as a doctor in World War II
(StatePoint) It’s that time of year again when you’ve installed screens in your windows to better enjoy the weather. But rain and wicked weather can impact your home at any time of year. Could your home use storm doors to add extra ventilation in warm weather and help protect it against tough conditions year-round?
As the weather continues to heat up, so does the real estate market. This time of year always brings about a lot of real estate activities, and an abundance of new homes onto the marketplace. With a now stable housing market, and growing economy - the “move up” buyer is becoming more active than years past. These are current
Leave it to The Jewish Link to feature in the May 11 issue in the Real Estate section a humorous comparative article, “Ten Ways Your Real Estate Agent Is Like Your Mother.” Being obsessed and interested in real estate since that is my passion and profession, the article hit a chord and was particularly entertaining for me, someone who oversees
(BPT) Are you considering buying a home? With mortgage rates on the slow and steady incline, there may be no better time for a home purchase than now. Mortgage interest rates will likely continue to go up for the foreseeable future, according to recent data from the housing finance company Freddie Mac. Many housing experts and
I recently saw a spectacular beach house that was listed for sale at $3.9 million dollars that made me very disheartened. Here is the story…
About three years ago, I was working with a client who had a beach home that he bought with a partner as an investment property. They purchased the
Buying a home is an exciting process. After all, you are getting ready to move to a new home. When the seller accepts your offer and your loan is approved, and you have conducted your inspections, the buying process is not over. You have one final step—the walk-through. This is when you verify that your new home is still as it
(BPT) The melding of contrasting materials throughout the home is a sophisticated way to add visual interest and depth to your design. Bold finishes coupled with muted color tones create an eye-catching statement, while natural wood combined with cool metal boasts a stunning blend of nature and machinery. From partnering unconventional
It’s hard to enjoy your patio if it’s covered in debris scattered by the wind or by critters with a penchant for digging and trampling. Stop critters with the humble pine cone —instead of regular
It doesn’t take a lot of money in terms of down payment and closing costs to buy a home. There are many new programs on the market and several ways to structure a mortgage loan. The less you put down, the
This week, my wife and I are blessed and privileged to be celebrating the bar mitzvah of our son. It’s truly a wonderful milestone in our lives, and even more so for him. What I find most fascinating about the event is the transformation that takes place instantly. One day he is a little boy sitting next to me in shul that is
When selling your home, the overall first impression is most important to prospective buyers. Don’t be surprised if your agent reminds you to tidy up before showings, make your bed, and not stuff your dirty laundry in the closet like you