Sunday, May 16, 2021

Real Estate

My Funniest Real Estate Story

I guess my funniest real estate story goes as follows:

About 18 years ago one of my customers looking to purchase a home heard that a neighbor was considering selling and asked if would approach them on their behalf. I dressed up in a navy suit with a white shirt (El Al stewardess style) and went to


Top Things Homeowners Forget When Prepping Their Home for Winter

(BPT) In the winter, keeping the cold out and the heat in is everything. For many busy homeowners, it can be easy to overlook a few simple preventive maintenance tasks before cold weather sets in. Doing so can reduce the risk of home damage and help maximize energy efficiency. So before frigid temperatures are here for good, you


Keep Your Home Network Secure With These Simple Steps

(StatePoint) Working and learning from home is the new norm for millions of American families. They’re engaged in a daily juggling act, making sure everyone has the bandwidth and privacy to complete their work, whether it’s the latest algebra assignment or the monthly all-staff meeting. Add in streaming services, online shopping and an


London Construction: Roofing and Home Improvement Specialists

London Construction, a family owned and operated home improvement company, has been serving the tri-state area for more than three decades, specializing in roofing, masonry and tiling services for both residential and commercial spaces.

Recognized as a veteran in the construction


How to Be Ready for the Next Power Outage

(BPT) Chances are, you’ve been through it - when severe weather hits, there’s nearby construction or just out of the blue, your power suddenly goes out. And you don’t know how long it will last - minutes, hours or days. It’s not just an inconvenience for your family, especially since everyone is spending more time working


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