Monday, September 23, 2019

Real Estate

A Very Costly Pre-Approval

This week I experienced a situation the likes of which I don’t think has happened yet in my career. Although I am confident that the clients are not local and do not read this paper, I will, as I often do, change a few components of this otherwise true story. A real estate agent whom I have worked with in the past followed up

Purchasing Property in Jerusalem? Join CapitIL Real Estate This Sunday to Learn How

If you have ever considered buying an apartment in Jerusalem, you’ll know it can be difficult to know where to start. Not only is it hard to find properties online, but knowing the rules and how to go about the process are a big unknown for many people.

Unique Ways to Add Style and Personality to Your Kitchen

(BPT) From cooking to conversing to entertaining, the kitchen truly is the heart of the home. It’s also one of the spaces that homeowners most often dream of renovating. A growing trend in kitchen design is personalization, where thoughtful updates go beyond stainless steel appliances and standard cabinetry to incorporate a host

Bergen County Officials Announce Publication of First-Ever ‘Home Improvement Resource Guide’

(Courtesy of Bergen County) Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco and the Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders are pleased to announce the publication of the first-ever “Bergen County Home Improvement Resource Guide” for county residents.

The resource guide is a compilation of Bergen

Links Residential Proudly Welcomes Joey Lazerowitz to Its Team

Having lived in Bergen County for over 15 years, Joseph (Joey) has an extraordinary understanding of the housing market in Teaneck, Bergenfield, New Milford, Englewood and Paramus. His experience attending both the Teaneck Public School system and private religious day schools as a child and teen gives him a unique

Market Report

As a professional Realtor who depends on the vitality and optimism of the real estate market, I am sorry to report that the first quarter of 2019 there was a noted decrease in foot traffic of buyer activity leading to potential home sales. It seems the decrease in interest is coupled with lower buyer affordability in contrast to

Three Things You Can Do to Add Value to Your Home

(BPT) When it comes to your home, you want updates that make your property more comfortable, beautiful and of course, valuable. Whether you have a big budget or more elbow grease than cash to invest, there are numerous things you can do to improve your home’s worth immediately.

Here are three small

You Get What You Pay For … Usually

On the days that I get my morning coffee from outside the home, I usually go to an unnamed “largest coffee chain in America.” There are two locations of this same chain almost equal in distance to my home. They both are accessible via the same mobile app, and in a matter of moments, I can have my coffee ready for pick up. This

Use Technology to Stay Cool in Summer

(StatePoint) Staying cool in summer is easier than ever thanks to technological innovations that are making homes smarter and their inhabitants more comfortable.

A Bright Idea

LED bulbs are more efficient than their incandescent counterparts for a reason -- less

Expert Lawncare Tips for a Happy Summer Lawn

(BPT) Summer is here at last - and that means it’s time to give your lawn a bit of TLC.

Although grass is highly resilient, you can help your lawn recover from winter and make sure it’s in top shape for summer with these tips from turfgrass researchers around the U.S.

1. Aerify to relieve

Deck Ideas: Add Beauty and Value to Your Outdoor Space

(BPT) When it comes to home improvements, few projects add as much function and value as upgrading an outdoor space. While it’s hard to beat the beauty and durability of composite decking, wood has long been the go-to material for deck-building projects due to its low cost and availability. However, a new generation of entry-level

Room Redesign? Start With the Floor

(BPT) To change the look of any room, start with the floor. A beautifully finished hardwood floor adds warmth and charm - and the range of options available for hardwood floors today can truly transform a room. With choices from soft natural to cool gray to dark charcoal you can find the perfect shade for your renovation. The floor