Hiring a REALTOR® vs. For Sale by Owner

Having lived in your home for years, if not decades, there’s no arguing that you know the ins-and-outs of your current residence better than anyone else. However, that doesn’t mean that you’re going to be the best person to sell your home when you decide to move. Though tempting, For Sale By Owner transactions are […]

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Pick the Right Projects to Boost Resale Value

When it’s time to finally take the dive and list a home for sale, many sellers will rush to update, reconstruct, and replace the lackluster parts of their home. But are they picking the right projects? In order to get the maximum return on investment on any pre-sale construction job, consult the 2015 Cost v. […]

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Enhance Your Home’s Curb Appeal – Part 2

When it’s comes to buying and selling homes, first impressions start on the sidewalk. Though a home’s interior is profoundly important — and where new residents will spend a vast majority of their time — the significance of a home’s exterior cannot be negated. Curb appeal is real. And it’s important. In the second part […]

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Enhance Your Home’s Curb Appeal – Part 1

When it’s comes to buying and selling homes, first impressions start on the sidewalk. Though a home’s interior is profoundly important — and where new residents will spend a vast majority of their time — the significance of a home’s exterior cannot be negated. Curb appeal is real. And it’s important.   Front Door   […]

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How Long Have You Been A Realtor®?

Are you celebrating your 25th year as a Realtor® member? If you are, don’t forget to submit your application to the Quarter Century Club.   The Quarter Century Club honors board members who have served as REALTORS® or REALTOR-ASSOCIATES® faithfully for 25 years.   With 114 recipients last year, we urge you to submit your application and […]

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Five Tips for Selling Your Home

When it comes to listing a home for sale, New Jersey Realtors has found that there are a few minor changes and upgrades that can be done to help a home stand out positively amongst other houses on the market. Some of these require a little elbow grease and others need some strategic planning, but […]

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Nine Tips For a Successful Open House

Open houses have remained a tried-and-true way for New Jersey Realtors — and their colleagues around the country — to effectively present and market a client’s home to potential buyers. But because the success of many open houses is based on first impressions, prepping your home so that it excites attendees is an important step […]

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D.I.Y. or Don’t?

When it comes to freshening up a home, whether it’s for an immediate sale or future resale value, the age of Pinterest has a lot of homeowners considering D.I.Y. projects. If a homeowner can re-stain all the kitchen cabinets for half the price of a contractor, and their New Jersey Realtor advises it would be […]

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Tips for Sellers

Making the decision to list your home for sale can sometimes be overwhelming. There are many schools of thought on how to best sell your home for the highest price in the shortest amount of time, but knowing who to trust and which road to go down can sometimes add to already mounting stress. At […]

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Benefits of a Home Inspection

The road to buying a home in New Jersey is filled with memorable landmarks. There’s the initial real estate listings search, finally finding “the one,” and, perhaps the most exciting part, move-in day. Some of the biggest factors in ensuring that you’re getting the ideal home for you and your family, however, lie in the details: mortgage […]

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