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Saturday, July 20, 2019

Real Estate

Ask The Realtor

When is a good time to buy?

Most buyers tend to purchase during spring and summer months but do not realize that the purchase of real estate continues into the fall and winter. Many more opportunities exist during these months when you are not competing with a high volume of

Zionism For The Jet-Set

Twenty-five years ago, Rabbi Marc Schneier and his family spent six wonderful weeks vacationing in Israel’s affluent Herzliya Pituach neighborhood. That summer proved to be a transformative experience, as the cosmopolitan city offered a fascinating dichotomy.

The city boasted

How Can I Prepare For A Good Inspection?

Once you’ve completed the Attorney Review of your contract, your prospective purchasers will set up an appointment for a physical inspection of your property. The State of New Jersey requires all property inspectors to be licensed. Whether your house is old, new, or recently renovated, I have yet to see an inspector write up a report

Using Your Senses to Sell Your Home

We’ve seen what seems like dozens of home selling checklists on the web. They can be helpful, but there can also be a lot to remember. And let’s face it, if you’re trying to sell your home, you’re already up to your eyeballs in things to remember. What we’d like to do, therefore, is take those checklists and cut them down to size,

Mistakes for the Homebuyer to Avoid

So you’ve gone over the pros and cons of renting versus owning a home and you’ve decided to buy a home. Congratulations! If you hadn’t figured it out yet, you will soon enough: The home buying process is stressful for everyone involved. That’s the bad news. Here’s the good news: You can take a lot of that stress out of the process

Enhancing Curb Appeal

Put your best face forward when it comes to presenting your home for sale. These tips will help ensure that when buyers drive up to your home it’ll be a case of love at first sight.

Color me beautiful. Nothing perks up a home’s exterior better or faster than revitalizing coats of

How to Value Your Home?

This is the most frequently asked question when meeting with prospective clients who are thinking about selling their home. There is no “one size fits all” rule in real estate. A Fair Market Analysis is the one that is used most often in determining a sale price.

Recent comparable sales is a good

How Are Property Taxes Computed?

In Israel, just like in the rest of the world, owners of real estate have to pay property taxes, which are used to support city administrative activities such as garbage collection and maintenance of parks and roads.

In Israel, property taxes are called “arnona,” an ancient Greek word which

50 Indian Jews from ‘Lost Tribe’ Move to Israel

(JNS.org) A group of around 50 Bnei Menashe Jews from India immigrated to Israel on Tuesday, Israel Hayom reported. The new Israelis, said to descend from one of the 10 “lost tribes,” were greeted at Ben-Gurion International Airport by Immigrant Absorption Minister Sofa Landver.

The group’s move to Israel was facilitated by the Shavei Israel organization.

Friedberg Properties

For those of you who may not be familiar with my work, I am Nicole Idler, NJ/NY Associate Broker of Friedberg Properties. I am a long-time resident of Teaneck and a member of Netivot Shalom. I have sold extensively in Teaneck and the surrounding neighborhoods. I began an early career in Real Estate in Forest Hills, Queens

Ra’anana and Shalom Bayit

Ra’anana is a unique and beautiful city that has been blessed with communal Shalom Bayit–a mixed population of religious and secular Jews who live peacefully together and have created a tolerant and accepting environment.

Founded by American pioneers in 1922, the area was

Tips to Upgrade Your Home’s Exterior

StatePoint--Curb appeal is important in setting a welcoming tone. And if your home is for sale, an attractive exterior becomes crucial.

“Realtors tell us that potential home buyers make a ‘street decision’ in less than 12 seconds on whether or not to view a home,” says Niki Decker of Fypon, a leader in the synthetic millwork industry.