manalapan: Baby Boomers On The Move in Manalapan, NJ - 04/01/13 03:24 AM
If you were born between 1946 and 1964 you are officially a baby boomer. Perhaps you are still living in the same house for years, the children have married, moved out, or are away at school and you have been thinking of making the move to a simpler, lower maintenance life style that will allow you to have more fun. Many baby boomers are opting to move to Active Adult  55+ Communities. They offer homes of all different sizes,styles and amenities depending on your budget. 
In Manalapan, NJ there are different Active Adult communities and styles to choose from:
1 & 2 Bedroom condos or … (2 comments)

manalapan: Will a bathroom remodel before you sell increase your home's value? - 03/29/13 09:31 AM

If you are planning to sell your home, a bathroom remodel may be one of the best ways to increase your home's value. Depending on the existing condition as well as the style and age of your home, here are a few things to consider before you begin.  

Is the bathroom dated?

If your answer is yes, then a bathroom remodel can really make a difference. Prospective buyers may look at this as an item that will become a major expense for them, and this can decrease the value of your home. It may also sway buyers towards other competing homes  … (0 comments)

manalapan: Spring Is Here In Manalapan- Marlboro Time To Get Your House On The Market - 03/20/13 10:55 AM
The Spring buyers are out and homes are selling again!
Your home's value in today's market might just surprise you.
Whether you are thinking of moving up to your dream home or downsizing
to better fit your needs together we can explore your options!

manalapan: It Would Be In The Best Interest Of Home Buyers That Need An FHA LoanTo Buy Now - 02/29/12 04:35 AM
If you are planning on purchasing a home and need an FHA loan it would be in your best interest to buy sooner rather than later or it may cost you more.
HUD  announced last night it will increase FHA single- family mortgage insurance
premiums ( MIP) to improve the FHA insurance fund's capital  position and
encourage private capital to return to the home mortgage market. Under the
increases, the FHA annual MIP will increase by 0.10 percent for loans under
$625,500 and by 0.35 percent for loans above that amount. Upfront premiums
(UFMIP) will increase by .075 percent … (1 comments)

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