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Posted on 10/25/2020
Tips to Keep Your Home Secure During an Open House
Photo by Gino Crescoli via PixabayIf a stranger were to knock on your door and ask to come in, you’d likely say no. Yet when you’re showing your house, this is exactly what you’re doing. You’ll let stranger after stranger come in to tour the home and see if it’s a good fit for their needs. So how...
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Posted on 10/24/2020
140 Pitman Downer Road, Sewell, NJ 08080 now has a new price of $450,000!
Rare find! Custom built log cabin home on .75 acres in Washington Twp. This 3 bedroom, 3 and ~ bath home with a loft is gorgeous. Open floor plan with plenty of natural light on the main floor. Kitchen features hardwood cabinetry, granite counters, breakfast bar, stainless steel refrigerator, dishwasher, gas range, and double stainless sink. The kitchen is open to the living room with access to the wrap around deck with wooded views. The main floor also has a large bedroom, private bath with a soaking tub, linen closet & a walk-in closet. Hardwood floors on the main and second floors. Mud room with tile floor and an attached 2 car...
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Posted on 10/18/2020
Common Homebuying Concerns, and How to Address Them
If you plan to buy a home in the immediate future, there are several concerns that you should address before you embark on your house search. In fact, some of the most common homebuying concerns include: 1. Lack of Home Financing You know you want to purchase a house, but obtaining financing sometimes is difficult. Fortunately, if you meet...
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Posted on 10/11/2020
Craving Small Town Life? Check out These Up-and-Coming Communities
Photo by Christian Heitz via Pexels Sometimes, small town life is just what you crave. If you’re considering a move and want a community with that feel, there are several in the East Coast that deliver it beautifully. From New York to Pennsylvania, here are some of the top small towns that you need to see for yourself....
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Posted on 10/05/2020
703 Columbia Boulevard, National Park, NJ 08063 now has a new price of $110,000!
Looking for a project house on a large lot. You found it! This property has 5 lots all on the same deed, in National Park. Fully fenced with frontage on Columbia Blvd. and Tenth Street. Home needs TLC. This home is being sold in it’s as is condition, but it has loads of potential. Enclosed front & rear porches. Large rooms, and the extra-large lot offers plenty of room to expand. 12 x 12 deck off the back. Come see it...
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Posted on 10/04/2020
Key Considerations For Pursuing Quiet Title Actions
Photo by Curtis Adams from Pexels A variety of complications can come into play for today's property owners. Many of these issues involve title — property rights conferring legal ownership. While title is often straightforward, it may prove difficult to establish in select circumstances. In such situations, a quiet title action may be the most effective solution available....
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Posted on 09/27/2020
Perform an In-Depth House Search
Conducting an in-depth home search may prove to be difficult, particularly for individuals with limited time and resources at their disposal. Fortunately, there are lots of things that you can do to streamline your home search and discover your ideal residence without delay. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you seamlessly navigate the homebuying journey....
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Posted on 09/21/2020
409 Braun Court, Deptford, NJ 08096 now has a new price of $145,000!
Bring your tools and your vision. Although this home is being sold as-is, all the expensive items have been done for you. The sewer main was replaced in May 2020. The HVAC in January 2020 (heat and air) The water heater in 2019 and the siding is only 4 years old. All the windows are newer Anderson replacements, and the roof is only 8 years old. Two new sliders with built in blinds lead to the spacious back yard backing to the woods for privacy and shade. The kitchen needs a re-do but the range is brand new. The house is located on a cul-de- sac so no worries about traffic while the children are outside playing. The large addition creates...
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Posted on 09/20/2020
Tips for Buying Your First Luxury Home
Image by F. Muhammad from Pixabay Before you commit your hard-earned money to a luxury home, make sure you know what you're purchasing. Just because a house has a high price doesn’t mean it’s truly luxury. A luxury home is built better and has more space and amenities in it than other homes. Even a home with the...
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Posted on 09/13/2020
Review Your Property Buying Options
For those who want to buy a house, it helps to consider your options closely. That way, you can make an informed home purchase. Now, let's take a look at three factors to consider as you prepare to conduct a home search: 1. The Local Housing Market Assess the local housing market before you dive headfirst into a home...
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