Thursday, May 23, 2019

Real Estate

As Temps Get High, Keep Your Bills Low

(StatePoint) Do higher temperatures have to mean higher energy bills? The answer is no. There are numerous ways to keep your home cool and bills low in summer.

After a few months of disuse, it is vital to check that your air conditioning system is still working in an efficient and optimal manner. If you

Real Estate Is Full of Surprises

So, logic has it when you bring in an offer over the asking price, the owner would be elated!

Well, I just lost two deals defying this very premise.

Let me share the scenario of why sometimes the opposite of logic holds true in the world of real estate

Spring Into Clean With i Clean

Is Pesach preparation stressing you out? Arielle and Yosef Haim Horesh can help. The Horeshes are the owners of i Clean, a high-quality cleaning service providing excellent service, honest employees and competitive pricing.

The inspiration to start a cleaning service was born from their own

Five Ways to Refresh Your Deck

(BPT) As seasons turn, your focus begins to shift to the outdoors. Your deck or patio becomes your new living room - an ideal setting for memorable moments with friends and family. If you look at these spaces and long for a refresh, the time to start planning is now.

To refresh your deck with style and

Mortgage Savings For 5 Million

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s seasonally adjusted index, mortgage application volume surged 18.6 percent from the previous week and 28 percent from a year ago thanks to the biggest one-week rate drop in a decade! Almost 5 million homeowners could likely qualify for a refinance and reduce their interest rate by

Five Ways to Protect Jewelry and Valuables

(StatePoint) From engagement rings to family heirlooms, your jewelry and other valuables are timeless and important. Luckily, there are steps you can take to help keep these items safe.

1. Insure Your Engagement Ring Immediately: Engagement rings hold great sentimental and monetary value, but many

How to Leverage Your Wedding Gifts

Two people get married for many reasons. The ideal reasons are love, connection, sharing the same values and wanting to build a family. No one gets married just for the wedding gifts, but there’s nothing wrong with planning the best use of what you may receive. Generally, when you get married, your guests, family and friends want



Shalva Road: Jerusalem’s Magical Street

There is a magical new street in Jerusalem’s Bayit Vegan neighborhood called Shalva Road, where the sparkling new Shalva National Center is located. Shalva, the Israel Association for the Care and Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities, holds a special place in my heart, as my 22-year-old daughter Tova, who has Down’s

How Daylighting Can Brighten Up Your Home

(BPT) Looking for relatively quick, doable home improvement projects that won’t break the bank? You can create a bright, cheerful home just by changing the lighting. A well-lit space can make rooms appear more spacious, as well as brighten the colors of your new decor or accessories. As you begin to plan your lighting,

If Your Mortgage Rate Is Above 3.99% You Should…

The Federal Reserve came out with their major announcement noting that they will most likely not be raising their rates further in 2019. If you look back at some of my articles from a few months ago, that was indeed something that I was predicting and anticipating. The impact of their discussions and projections certainly had a

Enhance Your Home With These Spring Home Improvements

(StatePoint) The warmer weather means it’s time to start thinking about home improvement projects. Whether you’re getting your home in tip-top shape for your own enjoyment, or getting it ready to put on the market, not all home improvement projects are created equal when it comes to return on investment (ROI). Here are top areas on