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Adding Efficiency to an Older Home
Posted on 03/29/2020
Adding Efficiency to an Older Home
Photo by Vivint Solar from Pexels When your pocketbook determines you can’t afford a new, energy-efficient home, you can still satisfy your preferences by upgrading an older house. Try these options for improving energy efficiency in your home. Apply for the FHA’s Energy-Efficient Mortgage program. With an EEM, you can finance an already energy-efficient home or use funds...
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Video Tour  - 4 Bunker Hill Road, Hazlet (haz), NJ 07730
Posted on 03/25/2020
Video Tour - 4 Bunker Hill Road, Hazlet (haz), NJ 07730
Warm, welcoming, immaculate, colonial with great curb appeal. New paver-stone patio out front to relax and enjoy. Maintenance free brick & vinyl exterior, & spacious interior w/4 bdrms on the 2nd floor. Open flowing floor plan creates one contiguous entertainment space including the kitchen, dining area, & living room. LR has wood burning fireplace, & 1st floor is nicely appointed w/decorative moldings. Newer kitchen boasts granite counter tops, large center island w/seating for 2, tiled floor & back splash, & stainless appliances. Kitchen & dining area w/glass slider that opens to elegant paver-stone patio in the back yard. Spacious, mostly...
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4 Bunker Hill Road, Hazlet (haz), NJ 07730 is now new to the market!
Posted on 03/25/2020
4 Bunker Hill Road, Hazlet (haz), NJ 07730 is now new to the market!
Warm, welcoming, immaculate, colonial with great curb appeal. New paver-stone patio out front to relax and enjoy. Maintenance free brick & vinyl exterior, & spacious interior w/4 bdrms on the 2nd floor. Open flowing floor plan creates one contiguous entertainment space including the kitchen, dining area, & living room. LR has wood burning fireplace, & 1st floor is nicely appointed w/decorative moldings. Newer kitchen boasts granite counter tops, large center island w/seating for 2, tiled floor & back splash, & stainless appliances. Kitchen & dining area w/glass slider that opens to elegant paver-stone patio in the back yard. Spacious, mostly...
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Top Green Features Buyers Want in a Home
Posted on 03/22/2020
Top Green Features Buyers Want in a Home
Photo by Sumanley xulx via Pixabay Homeowners looking to get top dollar for their house often invest in improvements to make their home more appealing to prospective buyers. Sure, they can slap up a coat of paint and make other minor cosmetic improvements, but these won’t necessarily increase their home’s value. In a survey conducted by the National...
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Tips for Home Sellers: Optimize Your Time and Resources
Posted on 03/15/2020
Tips for Home Sellers: Optimize Your Time and Resources
In some instances, a home seller has limited time and resources to list his or her house and promote it to prospective buyers. Fortunately, there are many ways for a seller to make the most of his or her time and resources throughout the property selling journey. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help a house...
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How To Tell if Your Roof Needs a Little TLC
Posted on 03/08/2020
How To Tell if Your Roof Needs a Little TLC
Photo by Joel Dunn via Pixabay Your roof is an important part of your home, and for something of its size, it is surprisingly delicate. Even minor problems can have a lasting impact on the integrity of your home. Learning how to spot some of the most common problems allows you to seek out help when you need...
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Key Items to Sell Before You List Your Home
Posted on 03/01/2020
Key Items to Sell Before You List Your Home
After you decide to sell your home, it may be only a few weeks before you need to pack up your belongings and relocate to a new address. Thus, it may be beneficial to start planning ahead for moving day. By doing so, you can sell any items you have no plans to bring to your new address before...
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Streamline Your House Search
Posted on 02/23/2020
Streamline Your House Search
If you want to streamline your home search, there is no need to worry. In fact, there are several things you can do to quickly and effortlessly discover a great house at a budget-friendly price. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you streamline your search for your ideal house. 1. Create Homebuying Criteria Homebuying criteria...
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Tax Breaks and Deductions for First-Time Buyers
Posted on 02/16/2020
Tax Breaks and Deductions for First-Time Buyers
Buying your first home is probably one of the biggest purchases you’ll make in your life. But, it does come with its advantages. Among them are tax breaks and deductions that you can take advantage of to save money if you play your cards right. In today’s post, I’m going to cover some of the tax breaks and deductions...
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Weekend Project: Build a Swing
Posted on 02/09/2020
Weekend Project: Build a Swing
Image by Lars_Nissen_Photoart from Pixabay A porch swing lends wistful ambiance to your home. Below are a few options on how to construct your own porch swing from 3 wood pallets, which local stores may be able to give you free of charge. Upcycling materials keeps useful scraps out of landfills and saves money. In addition, your weekend...
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Things You Need to Consider Before You Attend a House Showing
Posted on 02/02/2020
Things You Need to Consider Before You Attend a House Showing
You know you want to pursue a home, and as such, likely plan to attend lots of house showings in the near future. Before you check out a residence in-person, however, it generally is a good idea to prepare as much as possible. That way, you can use a home showing to learn about a residence, evaluate a house's...
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How to Help Prevent Water Damage
Posted on 01/26/2020
How to Help Prevent Water Damage
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Some leaks are obvious -- coming home to a soggy rug or soaked floor is a pretty good indicator that you have some plumbing trouble -- but others are more discreet and can lead to a costly water bill and home damage if you don't catch them. Mold and mildew can develop...
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