Thursday, May 23, 2019

Real Estate

Clearing the Air: Five Facts to Know When Choosing New Roofing

(BPT) When choosing products and materials for a new roof, many homeowners focus mainly on color and what their shingles will look like next to their existing siding or brick.

Naturally, aesthetics and curb appeal are important. But an even more crucial element of your new roof is the

Flipping Out

I hope everyone had a wonderful Pesach regardless of where you were celebrating. Amongst the many things that I enjoyed about this year’s holiday, in particular, was seeing the many students who came back to the U.S. from Israel to celebrate with their families. It fascinates me to see so many “kids” who have matured so much,

Central NJ’s Legendary Realty Grows in Staff, Sales and Reputation

You could see this as a bit of a business mystery.

He is not affiliated with one of the “big” names of real estate. He established his own company, Legendary Realty, less than two years ago. Up until recently the firm had only two realtors, Avi Berger (the owner) and Juliet

Azorim’s Haneviim Boutique Luxury Project Is Selling Fast

(Courtesy of Azorim) The year 2019 ushered in a gust of fresh air for buyers in the Haneviim Boutique luxury real estate project. Five apartments have already been sold since the beginning of the year (January – February 2019), while over the past year (from January – December 2018), a total of thirteen apartments were purchased in

The Four Sons and Their Mortgage Experiences

People are always looking for the “best deal” that they can get. As a mindful consumer, I can appreciate that. I very often try to incorporate the consumer (i.e., mortgage applicants) perspective when I discuss financial options and weigh scenarios with my clients. At this time of year, I thought it would be appropriate to

OHEL’s Inaugural Real Estate 200 (RE200) Was the Real Deal

(Courtesy of OHEL) On April 9th OHEL Children’s Home and Family Services welcomed 200 leading NEW York area real estate professionals to the landmark Apple Bank for Savings on the Upper West Side.

It was an opportunity for 200 invited members of the real estate industry to

Striking New Color Trends for Your Garden

(BPT) Today’s plant lovers want more than the traditional flowers to enhance their home. Rather, people want to enjoy the experience of getting in touch with nature, while also looking for unique flowers and plants to add a more creative, personal touch of color and inspiration to their yards. This year, gardens will be

The Source of Life

Mekor Chaim is a southern Jerusalem neighborhood that is surrounded by Baka to the east, Katamon to the west, the Greek Colony to the north and Talpiot to the south. It is known as a one-street neighborhood, as over 90% of its residents live on Mekor Chaim Street. I always wanted to write about this charming neighborhood,

Tel Aviv, the Hottest Investment

East Tel Aviv is the up-and-coming “hot” area of Tel Aviv, where real estate investment is paying off like nowhere else in the “big city.” Where once stood only old, small houses, large developments have risen offering a quality standard of living at more affordable prices than in

Three Tips to Refresh Your Home This Spring

(BPT) Every spring, the changing season brings a desire for renewal. It’s a time of growth, transition and revitalization. The latest trend in home cleaning popularized by Marie Kondo reveals what many of us yearn for - not just decluttering, but a fresh start, a clean slate. We dream of an open, airy, bright

Don’t Miss the Opportunity

Over the past few weeks, we have seen an unusual dichotomy where mortgage rates have dropped, and home prices have continued to remain stable or even increase. There is no one right answer as to why mortgage rates have declined to lows that we haven’t seen in a while. Some will point to the weakening US economy, while others will

Eligible at 60

So the question is, when I say eligible, what do I mean? Eligible as in bachelor or bachelorette? Eligible to win a raffle? As a mortgage banker, when I use the word eligible I’m referring to something that normally you would have to be at least 62 years of age in order to qualify, but now you can be eligible to qualify even if