Saturday, June 03, 2023

Real Estate

Defining Home Improvement ROI: It’s Not Just About the Money

(BPT) If home improvement was only about increasing a home’s resale value, perhaps more people would live in homes that had steel entry doors, manufactured stone veneer and/or vinyl siding and interior walls that were a uniform beige. But when you’re calculating the potential return on investment of any home


Links Residential Welcomes Bruce Elichman

Teaneck—Links Residential, a progressive boutique-style real estate agency, is proud to acknowledge and welcome Bruce Elichman as the broker manager of its Teaneck office location.

With over 28 years of experience as a business owner and a leading professional in the real estate industry for


Landlords and Tenants

I frequently get calls from prospective buyers who are interested in investing in income-producing properties, such as residential apartment buildings. The return on these investments can be very lucrative; however, there can also be many pitfalls. Before you buy the property, you should be aware of the responsibilities that a landlord must


Rezoning Jerusalem

Prior to the creation of the state of Israel, Britain ruled over the land for thirty years and created strict zoning laws regulating Jerusalem construction. Over the past few decades, there has been a movement to rezone Jerusalem in order to encourage greater development of the city.

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Ask the Realtor: Featuring Robert Russo, Broker-Owner

ASK THE REALTOR®: I was thinking about becoming a Realtor®. I don’t know what to do first. Can you tell me about the process?

ROBERT RUSSO: To become a Realtor® you must be 18 years or older, have a high school education or equivalency, and you must


Modi’in Has Arrived

Modi’in is a beautiful, friendly city that has become a popular destination for olim. Founded in 1993, the city is well-planned, with large swaths of protected land for parks and nature reserves. Modi’in has been designed to become Israel’s fourth-largest city; the population is currently almost 100,000 people and


Seek Not What a Property Is Today, But What it Can be Tomorrow: Buying That ‘Fixer-Upper’

Many homebuyers want ready-to-move-in, but in many markets and situations it may pay to consider buying a “fixer-upper.”

There are at least four ways to finance construction projects, but only one allows for a minimum amount of equity or down payment. This program allows for the cost of


Make Your Home Smell Great This Fall

(StatePoint) When updating your home each season, most of the emphasis is placed on delighting your sense of sight. Why not spend some time on your home’s fragrance?

To refresh your home this fall, consider these tips:

Start Fresh


Heat Your Home Without Wasting Energy This Season

(BPT) If you’re interested in living a greener lifestyle, perhaps you’re already trying to reduce your energy usage as much as possible. Maybe you ride your bike to work, unplug your electronics when they’re not in use, use fans during warm weather and avoid wasting water.



Do I Need a Lawyer?

Signing a contract for the purchase of a home is probably the most expensive item you will buy in your lifetime. Why should you not seek the advice of an attorney? New Jersey is one of the strictest states when it comes to environmental law. Each town has its own criteria to obtain a Certificate of Occupancy. Contract Law is very


Fall: The Best Season for Home Improvement

(BPT) The rituals of fall include sending kids back to school, raking leaves and cheering on the hometown football team. In addition, a new fall tradition has emerged for America’s nearly 74 million homeowners - home improvement.

This fall promises to be particularly popular for home projects.


Royal Realty Provides Concierge Services for All Its Clients

With professionalism and warmth, Fern Malka and her team of realtors at Royal Realty Services (RRS) help simplify the often overwhelming task of purchasing or selling a property. Together with the agents in her employ, Fern offers the knowledge that comes with their combined 75 years of experience.

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