Monday, April 19, 2021

Real Estate

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


Thoughts of a Seasoned Broker

Recently, after holding a package of chicken legs in the meat aisle of a local supermarket for almost 10 minutes, the young mom from Riverdale and I finished our conversation and confirmed that we would meet at one of my open houses this coming Sunday. What was my life like before I started selling real estate in Bergen County more than 30


From Red, Orange, Yellow to Blue And Red: Our Topsy-Turvy World

Over the last seven month we have all been striving to rebound back to our normal lives. However, just when I deluded myself into thinking that we were slowly making progress, with many tragedies, unfortunately, along the way, it didn’t take long to admit that anomalies and aberrations of lifestyle and occurrences continue to


Living in the Rova

Jerusalem’s Jewish Quarter in the Old City, also known as the Rova, has embarked upon a 200 million shekel ($60 million) facelift. The initiative includes improving public spaces; renovating the Tiferet Yisrael Synagogue, which was destroyed in 1948; building elevators and tunnels to improve handicap accessibility to the Western


‘Great Teaneck Giveaway’ Is Going On Now

Esther Shayowitz, a top producing real estate agent at V & N Realty and Teaneck resident, is excited to announce the inaugural Great Teaneck Giveaway, going on now on Instagram. Sixteen local stores, restaurants and vendors are each donating a $50 gift card to one lucky winner who will be chosen next week, on November