Monday, April 19, 2021

Real Estate

Don’t Worry, You Are Not the Only One

Procrastination is the act of delaying or putting off tasks until the last minute - or sometimes even beyond its deadline. Joseph Ferrari, a professor of psychology at DePaul University in Chicago, estimates that around 20% of U.S. adults are chronic procrastinators. According to PsychologyToday, procrastination is driven by various


Compass Real Estate Broker Levy Tewel Expands Market to Bergen County

Levy Tewel, an accomplished real estate broker who built a successful real estate practice in New York City in under 10 years and has unique insights into the Jewish world, has expanded his practice to include communities in Bergen County.

Tewel grew up in Crown Heights, N.Y., in a large Chabad


Edison Realtor Juliet Krumholtz Honored With State Sales Award

(Courtesy of Legendary Realty) Local realtor Juliet Krumholtz of Edison was recently awarded the Silver level of the 2020 New Jersey Realtors Circle of Excellence Sales Award. Annually, New Jersey Realtors recognizes its members who have demonstrated distinction in sales throughout the state.


Tips to Save on Higher Energy Costs

(BPT) Home may be where the heart is, but the higher energy bills from staying home 24/7 are causing households across the country a hefty case of heartburn. The hot summer months were tough enough, but as we head into the cold winter months, we’re in for another peak in power bills. Although you may not feel in control of


Feeling The Heat In The Frigid Winter

As winter-break comes to an end for local yeshivas, many are returning from their travels in a very unusual Covid-19 vacation season. Some parents have expressed fury against the schools for maintaining such a long break, necessitating the need for many families to go away. For those that did leave, the timing couldn’t be better as


Lines at an Open House?

This time last year I was in Israel visiting my daughter, son in law and grandchildren. Yeshiva week has always been the perfect time to go away. The slower winter season is usually coming to an end and the spring season usually starts in full force shortly thereafter, during the early weeks of February. Having an Open House on the


Where Should You Buy in Israel? Ask Shelly Levine

The Israel of today, known for high tech and innovation, is a thriving, modern country, with throngs of American Jews making aliyah to call it home. It wasn’t that way when Shelly Levine moved there 40 years ago. She has helped transform Israel into a sought-after destination by working with builders to create


Maintaining a Sense of Normalcy While Routines Stay Disrupted

(StatePoint) With the roll-out of the vaccine taking place slowly, it may be awhile longer before life returns completely to normal. However, if you have been working remotely, it may be a good idea to reincorporate some of the elements of your regular routine into your schedule now.

Not only


Start 2021 on a High Note With These Hacks

(BPT) While 2020 was a rollercoaster of emotions, this year doesn’t have to be. These hacks will help you navigate the new norm this year - and make sure 2021 kicks off on a stress-free note.

1) Make your home cozy.

Make your home extra cozy this season


Healthy, Safe and Affordable Home Cleaning Tips

(StatePoint) When it comes to keeping your home healthy, safe and clean, it’s all about balance. Using the following tips, you can make 2021 the year you perfect your cleaning technique affordably:

Get Prepped

Before getting started, wash your hands. Not only does it help you to avoid spreading germs, it’s also a


RPRY Donates Winter Coats To Israel’s Needy Families

Over the last few weeks, Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva, in conjunction with their PTA, RPRY Plus, held a very successful Winter Coat Drive. The winter coats and winter accessories were sent to Yad Leah, an organization that aims to alleviate poverty in Israel. Yad Leah collects and distributes new or gently used coats and


How Much Is Too Much?!

The name sounded very familiar when I returned the call last week, but I couldn’t place where from. After talking for a few moments, even the details of the loan scenario sounded familiar. When he said, “but these title costs are even more expensive than what you told me last year … it’s still too much!” – I finally remembered