Winter is a Great Time of Year to Find a Buyer for Your Home!

It’s counter-intuitive to think that winter might be the best time of year to put your home on the market but there are a lot of reasons why it’s a good idea. If you’re not sure about the right timing to begin marketing your home for sale, consider these points:   If your the buyer […]

Easy, Cost-Effective Tips for Staging Your Home

Home staging is a concept; it sounds expensive. It evokes images of buying (or renting) brand new furniture and paying interior designers thousands of dollars to redesign your home — maybe repainting and doing repairs while you’re at it. Don’t worry! Staging your home doesn’t have to be expensive to be effective! There are simple, […]

The peak time for selling a home doesn't end on Memorial Day weekend

It’s conventional wisdom that the best time to put one’s house on the market in our area is in the spring. By many its considered the time when there are most buyers in the market are actively looking for homes. Real estate brokers, mortgage brokers, and real estate lawyers know that typically, June 30th is the […]

Why don't some real estate listings indicate the square footage of a property?

We are frequently asked about the square footage of properties (a/k/a “gross living area” or “GLA”), particularly when home buyers and sellers see descriptions of properties on the internet with descriptions that either do not include a reference to the square footage of a particular property or have square footage information that conflicts with information […]

Leaf, Realtors — a place to be seen?

We received this update from Trulia in our inbox today.  We pay a premium to have our listings “featured” on Trulia and on similar enhanced positions on other real estate websites (e.g., Realtor.com and Zillow.com), but it’s nice to know that on Trulia, our listings are outperforming the average featured listings!  It must be something […]

Zoning Inspections No Longer Required in Tewksbury Township

News Flash! The Tewksbury Township Committee voted unanimously tonight to repeal inspections by the Zoning Officer as a pre-requisite to the sale of a home in Tewksbury Township.  This new ordinance goes into effect immediately. Of course, homeowners still must apply to the Township for necessary permits before undertaking certain kinds of improvements to their […]