Friday, April 03, 2020

Real Estate

How to Extend Your Living Area to Outdoor Spaces

(StatePoint) When warmer weather arrives, it’s all about spending time in your home’s outdoor spaces. Here are a few new ideas for transforming your porch, deck or yard into an oasis of relaxation.

Spruce Up

Before getting down to brass tacks, it’s time to

Should You Term-Down Your Mortgage?

Rates are once again trending lower, thanks in part to the global economic concerns of the coronavirus. Inquiries are resurfacing once again, about potential refinance opportunities where homeowners who didn’t make a move soon enough are revisiting those options. If you are one of those individuals, this is a new chance for you to reach

Hottest Kitchen Trends From KBIS 2020

(BPT) Today’s home chefs want - and expect - more from their kitchens than ever before. To optimize their culinary and entertaining skills, they seek exciting new ways to push the boundaries of what they can do at home. These forward-thinking cooks also aim to prepare meals efficiently, using the best high-tech advances

The RAIN on Water Event Space Sportstar Of the Week: Sammy Teplitsky

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and The RAIN on Water Event Space would like to recognize 14-year-old Sammy Teplitsky as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The eighth grader at SAR Academy had 18 points and 15 rebounds in a huge win against Moriah last month and the Sting are a perfect 10-0, as they head into the playoffs. Coach

Retirement in Tzfat

Tzfat. Safed. Sefad. However you like to spell the holy city’s name, her mystical, artistic and airy quality remains. Tzfat is one of Israel’s four holy cities, included in the cadre of Chevron, Tiveria and, of course, Yerushalayim, and she certainly holds her weight in the Jewish world. The birthplace of both the

Abracadabra – The Sleight of Hand in Mortgages

Abracadabra is a mantra often used by magicians when conducting their tricks. Similarly, according to Wikipedia, “Sleight of Hand” refers to “fine motor skills when used by performing artists to entertain or manipulate.” It is closely associated with close-up magic, optical illusions, and thievery – namely, the art of deception.

Luxurious Jerusalem Residences For Sale at the Shalem Tower

Internationally acclaimed developer AKA Real Estate is changing the Jerusalem landscape with the introduction of the magnificent Shalem Tower. Situated in the center of Jerusalem on the renewed Jaffa Street, the luxury tower boasts high-end amenities including doorman service, a magnificent lobby, business center, pool, fitness

Hot Bathroom Trends for 2020

(BPT) Adding or remodeling a bathroom is a popular home improvement project in 2020. Whether it’s a simple powder room, a useful three-quarter or a grand master bath, it’s worthwhile to research the top trends so you can create a space that is functional while also increasing your home’s overall value.

Is Your Home Properly Winterized?

(BPT) No matter where you live, there are bound to be weather challenges this winter. Your home may suffer damage, minor or major, from the onslaught of colder weather, along with wind, heavy rain, ice storms or even major snow systems. This can affect not only the integrity and value of your home, but may lead to costly repairs

Learning From the Experts

This week I attended a real estate conference that was attended by approximately five thousand real estate professionals. The function included top CEOs and Managing Directors of some of the leading real estate companies and brokerages. There were tech experts from Google and Zillow, economic authorities from CNBC and

Bringing the Indoors Out: 2020 Outdoor Living Trends

Bringing the Indoors Out: 2020 Outdoor Living Trends


(BPT) 2020 outdoor living trends are all about enjoying your backyard alfresco - but with the comfort and ease you expect from your indoor spaces. Today’s outdoor spaces are transforming

Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

(BPT) Along with the cold temperatures, snow and ice, winter also brings unpredictable dangers, including the threat of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, CO poisoning is the number one cause of accidental poisonings in the U.S. Referred to as the “silent killer,” CO is a