bridgewater nj homes sold: 5 Credit Mistakes to Avoid When Buying Glenbrooke Condos - 01/20/15 12:06 AM
5 Credit Mistakes to Avoid When Buying Glenbrooke Condos in Bridgewater NJ
 
You’ve clicked through dozens of online listings searching among Glenbrooke Condos in Bridgewater NJ for the “perfect” home, but before you set foot on an open house, make sure that your credit score is at its best. Since lenders decide on your eligibility for loans based on your credit score and report, it’s important to have a glowing credit history.

Unfortunately, it’s a lot easier to hurt your credit score than it is to improve it. Here are the 5 most costly-mistakes you can make and how … (2 comments)

bridgewater nj homes sold: Must-Have New Year's Resolution for a Healthy Glenbrooke Condo Living - 01/12/15 11:49 PM
4 Must-Have New Year's Resolution for a Healthy Glenbrooke Condo Living
 
It’s that time of the year again when we make resolutions: promises to achieve specific goals and objectives for the new year. Who doesn’t want a perpetually clean home all year long? If you’re planning on making life in your Glenbrooke condo in Bridgewater NJ this new year more healthier and well-organized, here are some suggestions on what you can put on your list.

1. Let go of the clutter. There’s nothing better than starting a fresh new leaf with a clean, clutter-free home. Start by clearing anything … (1 comments)

bridgewater nj homes sold: 5 Tips to Make Moving to Your Glenbrooke Condo Easy for the Kids - 01/06/15 12:00 AM
5 Tips to Make Moving to Your Glenbrooke Condo Easy for the Kids
 
One of the reasons why potential buyers love Glenbrooke condos in Bridgewater NJ is its proximity to excellent schools. But moving to a new home, no matter how many times you’ve done so before, can be stressful. It’s an even more stressful experience for children, saying goodbye to everything familiar - the playtime haunts, friends and familiar faces and places - can be pretty tough. Then they’ll have to adjust to unfamiliar surroundings, seek new friends and bond all over again.

Here’s a list of tips … (2 comments)

bridgewater nj homes sold: 5 Modern Interior Trends for Your Glenbrooke Condo this 2015 - 12/29/14 11:30 PM
5 Modern Interior Trends for Your Glenbrooke Condo this 2015
 
If you’re planning to re-decorate your Glenbrooke Condo in Bridgewater NJ this New Year, it’s worth to know the latest fads in home fashion. The good news? The experts at Zillow Digs have announced the five latest interior decorating trends that’ll be a sure hit this 2015.

Read on to know the latest home design trends and how they apply to your gorgeous residence:
 
1. Gold Fixtures. Gold-colored finishes, typically associated with the early 90’s, are making a big comeback in 2015. But this time, with a modern … (3 comments)

bridgewater nj homes sold: How to Make your Glenbroke Townhome Mold-Resistant - 12/22/14 08:36 PM
How to Make your Glenbroke Townhome Mold-Resistant
 
Do you know that there are more than a thousand types of molds found in homes and building throughout the US, including Bridgewater NJ homes sold? Though some molds are relatively harmless (but they surely look unpleasant), the very worst of them, typically referred to as toxic molds, can lead to blindness, brain damage or possibly even death.

The presence of molds on walls, ceilings and window surfaces can be easily prevented through regular housekeeping of your Glenbroke Townhome in Bridgewater NJ. But in order to control mold growth, it is necessary … (3 comments)

bridgewater nj homes sold: Tips in Selecting Interior Paint Color for your Glenbrooke Condo - 12/16/14 10:44 PM
Tips in Selecting Interior Paint Color for your Glenbrooke Condo
 
Whether you are planning to sell now or in some future date, it is always important to keep the interior of your Glenbrooke condo well-maintained. Paints on the walls and ceilings fade, get chipped or cracked during the normal course of living.  If you’re planning to do some repainting  or just adding some accents, but a little unsure on which colors to use, here are some tips on selecting the right color scheme for your home’s interior.

Red is known for its activating, exciting and powerful effect. It can … (2 comments)

bridgewater nj homes sold: 5 Inexpensive Ways to Increase the Value of your Glenbroke Townhome - 12/08/14 11:39 PM
5 Inexpensive Ways to Increase the Value of your Glenbroke Townhome
 
Ask any real estate professionals and they will tell you that homes tend to sell for money after they are prepared properly for the market. That being said, if you want to increase the value of your Glenbroke townhome, you may need to have some home improvements done.  Although there’s not much you can do regarding your home’s exterior (the HOA takes care of that), there are some simple interior projects you can do yourself. Here are some suggestions:

1. Create more space. Buyers love spacious homes and … (2 comments)

bridgewater nj homes sold: How Long Will It Take to Sell My Glenbrooke Condo? - 12/01/14 09:49 PM
How Long Will It Take to Sell My Glenbrooke Condo?
 
 
One of the usual questions home sellers ask is, “How long will it take to sell my home?”
 
The answer? “It depends.”

No one can accurately predict how long will your home stay on the market. There are many factors that determine if your home will easily sell or not. In this article, we’ll discuss the two main factors that affect the saleability of Glenbrooke Condos in Bridgewater NJ - price and market conditions.
 
Price
It is no secret that a smartly priced home can easily … (2 comments)

bridgewater nj homes sold: Staging Tips for your Glenbrooke Townhome this Holiday Season - 11/24/14 11:59 PM
Staging Tips for your Glenbrooke Townhome this Holiday Season
 
With the holidays just around the corner, it’s that time of the year where calendars are packed with parties and everyone’s budgets are strained with gift-givings. If you’re planning to put your Glenbrooke Townhome on the market, you might be wondering if you should add holiday trimmings to your home decor. Well, that might be a good  idea.  In fact, a survey made by Realtor.com among real estate professionals revealed that majority of them (37% of respondents) believe that putting on non-religious holiday decorations can make a home feel more inviting.
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bridgewater nj homes sold: Checklist for Sellers of Glenbrooke Condo in Bridgewater NJ - 11/18/14 12:09 AM
Checklist for Sellers of Glenbrooke Condo in Bridgewater NJ
 
So you’re planning on selling your Glenbrooke condo in Bridgewater NJ. The whole home selling process can be both rewarding and demanding. You want the most value for your property and the best way to get the best deal is to be thoroughly prepared.

Here’s a list of suggestions to help you get started:
 
Hire the best real estate agent in Bridgewater NJ. Choose someone who has the knowledge, tools, experience and techniques. Since working with an agent means you have to share some personal details (your background … (1 comments)

bridgewater nj homes sold: How Can an Open House Help Sell my Glenbrooke Townhome? - 11/10/14 10:41 PM
How Can an Open House Help Sell my Glenbrooke Townhome?
 
The subject of whether open houses are still beneficial to home sellers is controversial. Some think that with new marketing tools and techniques available online, open houses have become less important in today's marketplace. On the other hand, there are still many real estate agents who attest to its effectiveness in attracting interested buyers and apply this practice.

If you’re thinking of whether or not to hold an open house to help sell your Glenbrooke townhome in Bridgewater NJ, read on for the pros and cons of this marketing … (3 comments)

bridgewater nj homes sold: 4 Bedroom Colonial Home for Sale in Bridgewater NJ | 266 Holland Ct - 10/31/14 05:39 AM
4 Bedroom Colonial Home for Sale in Bridgewater NJ | 266 Holland Ct
 
Discover the delight of living in this impressive 4 bedroom colonial home for sale in Bridgewater NJ. Ideally situated in a quiet cul-de-sac and just minutes away from excellent schools and major roadways, this lovely home offers all the conveniences that you and your loved ones would need for a comfortable and happy life.

You’ll love the gorgeous curb appeal of this home with its attractive, lush landscaping that blooms in all seasons. Step inside the home and you’ll be amazed with the neutral colors and … (3 comments)

bridgewater nj homes sold: Bridgewater Township NJ 4 Bedroom Home for Sale | 266 Holland Ct - 10/31/14 04:39 AM
Bridgewater Township NJ 4 Bedroom Home for Sale | 266 Holland Ct   Discover the delight of living in this impressive Bridgewater  Township NJ 4 bedroom home for sale! Situated in a quiet  quiet cul-de-sac and just minutes away from excellent schools and major roadways, this single family home has everything you need and more. If effortlessly features 4 spacious bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2 attached car garage, an eat-in kitchen fully equipped with microwave oven, refrigerator, range/oven gas, dishwasher and a large deck that overlooks an expansive backyard perfect for outdoor entertaining. Other features include family room/sunroom with a wood burning … (1 comments)

bridgewater nj homes sold: Storage Tips for Your Glenbrooke Condo in Bridgewater NJ - 10/29/14 02:59 AM
Storage Tips for Your Glenbrooke Condo in Bridgewater NJ
 
After you’ve downsized your personal belongings to fit all the necessities, the challenge you now face is how to keep everything tidy and clutter-free in your new home. Here are some valuable tips on how to create smart storage space in your Glenbrooke Condo in Bridgewater NJ:

1. Open storage. This can be as simple as placing open shelves on wall areas where you can put on decorative displays, books and other items.  You can use wicker storage baskets to function as drawers where you can organize small items. Be … (1 comments)

bridgewater nj homes sold: How to Winterize Your Glenbrooke Townhome - 10/21/14 07:20 AM
How to Winterize Your Glenbrooke Townhome
 
Who can forget the polar vortex which nearly had half of the US plunged into a record deep freeze last year? The heavy snow, rain and wind it brought caused severe damage to many homes and properties. After last year’s totally unexpected extreme weather, it is better to start preparing your home for the winter now.

If you’re one of the owners of Glenbrooke townhomes in Bridgewater NJ you’re in luck. There’s no need to worry about the roof, siding, landscaping and snow removal since your HOA takes care of that. That being … (2 comments)

bridgewater nj homes sold: Make your Glenbrooke Townhome in Bridgewater NJ Energy Efficient - 10/13/14 06:29 AM
How to Make your Glenbrooke Townhome in Bridgewater NJ Energy Efficient
 
Did you know that a typical U.S. family spends at least $2,200 yearly on home utility bills? This is according to data from the U.S. Energy Department. Unfortunately, not all the consumed energy is properly utilized. A lot of energy is wasted through leaky windows or ducts, old appliances, or inefficient heating and cooling systems.

You have the power to save money and electricity right in your home. Here’s how you can make your Glenbrooke townhome energy efficient without compromising comfort and convenience:
 
Use a programmable thermostat … (3 comments)

bridgewater nj homes sold: Negotiating Tips when Buying Condos for Sale in Bridgewater NJ - 10/07/14 03:33 AM
Negotiating Tips when Buying Condos for Sale in Bridgewater NJ 
 
Last week we discussed the preparation you need when buying condos for sale in Bridgewater NJ. In this article, we will discuss how to make an offer and how you can successfully navigate a negotiation.

The negotiation can be one of the most disconcerting aspects of buying a home. As the buyer, you want to find the lowest possible price the seller is willing to accept and at the best terms. Having done your homework, you are better prepared to negotiate a deal that will be satisfactory to both … (2 comments)

bridgewater nj homes sold: How to Negotiate when Buying Condos for Sale in Bridgewater NJ - 09/29/14 05:28 AM
How to Negotiate when Buying Condos for Sale in Bridgewater NJ 
 
You’ve been looking for months at condos for sale in Bridgewater NJ and now, you finally found the right one for you. It’s time go out and make an offer on it. Negotiations requires a lot of patience and tact. The right preparation often spells the difference between clinching a deal and walking away empty-handed.

How to prepare yourself before laying your cards on the negotiating table? Here are some tips:
 
1. Get your finances in order. The fact is, due to stricter lending standards, it's now … (2 comments)

bridgewater nj homes sold: What You Should Know Before Getting your Glenbrooke Condo Insured - 09/23/14 01:15 AM
What You Should Know Before Getting your Glenbrooke Condo Insured
 
One of the first things you need to know when it comes to condo living is the scope of your insurance coverage. You don't want to be one of those owners who discovered too late the loss or damage incurred inside the unit are not adequately covered by the association policy.

The trick about buying condo insurance is to be thoroughly aware. If you’re a first-time owner of one of the Glenbrooke condos in Bridgewater NJ, read on to know the basics of condo insurance.
 
Master Policy
The … (3 comments)

bridgewater nj homes sold: How to Set the Right Price for Your Glenbrooke Townhome - 09/17/14 06:20 AM
How to Set the Right Price for Your Glenbrooke Townhome
 
If you are thinking of putting your Glenbrooke townhome on the market, you are probably asking yourself, “How do I set the right price for my home?” Since you want the best possible price and terms, you might be tempted to slap on an outrageous price based on your own calculation and personal needs.

Your perception of your home’s worth may be entirely different than its market value. In your eyes, your home is priceless. All the years and precious memories you’ve made in your home may make it … (3 comments)

 
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