Sunday, November 29, 2020

Real Estate

Showing Appreciation

This year we will be celebrating, or not celebrating, Thanksgiving like never before. As one of the most popular holidays in America, this time, the gatherings will be decreased, and the festivities will be diminished. I hope, however, that the message that this time-period brings does not get squandered in the midst. Whatever your


Spruce Up Classrooms With Shelf Liner

(StatePoint) Whether you’re a parent managing your kids’ remote-learning or a teacher working to maintain a safe and welcoming environment for those in the classroom, there is a cost-effective secret weapon that can be used for countless projects: shelf liner.

Here are five fun and useful ways to use shelf liner throughout the school


DIY Projects That Will Have You Falling for Outdoor Living

(BPT) Never before has a home’s outdoor space been more cherished or vital. It’s not surprising then that nearly two-thirds of American homeowners have either recently undertaken or are in the process of upgrading their home’s exterior, according to Porch.com. For those of you still in the planning phase,


Links Residential Releases Cookbook

(Courtesy of Link Residential) The Links Residential Team is excited to announce the official launch of our Links Agent Cookbook! Over this past year we have all experienced the importance of a home firsthand. We have spent more hours at home than we ever would’ve imagined and were forced to transform our spaces to adapt to our new


Links Residential Team Welcomes Rivky Greene as New Realtor®/Sales Associate

(Courtesy of Links Residential) Born and raised in Brooklyn, Rivky pursued her career as a graphic/web designer at Touro College before moving with her husband to Israel. After looking into their options of different communities in the tri-state area, they decided to settle with her family in Edison, New Jersey. Shortly after her move to the


The Value of Value

The mortgage industry is forecasting close to $4 trillion in mortgage volume for 2020. The record numbers are attributed to a robust housing recovery and the fact that interest rates have stabilized from earlier volatility. Most analysts expect mortgage rates to increase next year with the new presidency, an increase in inflation, and a


The New Wave in the Suburban Office Market

Are you working from home? How has COVID-19 changed the suburban office market? Since the start of Spring 2020, a large number of New Jersey residents have been working from home.

Even though the state is gradually reopening, the number of people still working from home remains high. Employers


At J&S Designer Flooring, Customer Service Is Key

Jonathan Hakakian, of J&S Designer Flooring in Morristown, lovingly discussed his parents, the business they started nearly 32 years ago and the business practices that keep customers coming back, in a phone interview with The Jewish Link.

His parents, Sima and Javid


Cross River Bank Closes First Loans Under New Lender Finance Platform

Lender Finance platform created to provide bank leverage and customized solutions for CRE bridge lenders.

Recently developed platform and addition of new managing director of Lender Finance, Jack Adler, complement Cross River’s growing CRE business.

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Seven Signs Your Water Pipes Are in Trouble

(BPT) While spending more time at home, you’ve probably started noticing repairs you need to make. You may have even tackled a few projects to improve your home. However, there are some home improvements you might not consider, because they’re hidden until they reach their breaking point - like your home’s plumbing system.

You rely on the pipes


DIY Weatherization Tips To Keep Your Home Cozy All Season Long

(StatePoint) As temperatures fall outside, it’s time to get ready for the chillier months ahead. Most homeowners want to keep their home cozy and their heating bills low during the winter, but struggle to keep the warmth in and the cold air out. Weatherizing can seem daunting, but there are many benefits — from reducing drafts to lowering energy use. Follow these


Fake News

Perhaps President Donald Trump’s favorite catchphrase, “fake news,” will be here to stay, forever, regardless of where he finds himself seated in January. Trump created the slogan to highlight the news outlets he said were responsible for misrepresenting him and producing false reports about his presidency. Love him or hate him, there