Monday, January 22, 2018

Real Estate

That ‘70s Home: Five Trends Making a Comeback Today

(BPT) Disco may be dead, but the spirit of the 1970s is not. In homes all across the country, people are adding their own splash of ‘70s style in updated, modern ways.

Here are five current top decorating trends that have an unmistakable ‘70s

‘Act Now, Before It’s Too Late!!!’

From the onset of Thanksgiving, two major calendric shifts take place; the year begins to come to an end and the shopping season commences. It seems like with each passing year the start dates for “Black-Friday” and “Cyber-Monday” sales get earlier and earlier. Hopefully for all those bargain-hunters, the discounts continue

Eight Tips for the First-Time Home Builder

Building your own home can be fun, exciting, definitely anxiety-producing, but an incredibly rewarding experience. You decide on what you want in a living space, create floorplans suited to your needs and turn it into reality.

For a first-time home builder, building a home can be complicated.

Beautiful Women’s Mikvah Being Built at Ramat Givat Zeev

(Courtesy of Ramat Givat Zeev) A beautiful women’s mikvah is now being constructed for the residents of the new Ramat Givat Zeev residential project in metro Jerusalem. The women’s mikvah, which is being built in memory of Avraham Zeev Olive, z’tl, is destined to be the most impressive of its kind in the region, and

Nucoat Painting Offers Free In-Home Consultation

Jacob Blackman, owner of Nucoat Painting, is bringing his painting and design skills to Bergen County. Blackman lives in Monsey with his wife, Rikki, and daughter, Esty. Having grown up with a mother in commercial design, Blackman was always surrounded by paint swatches. Exhibiting exceptional talent from an early age, Blackman used to repaint his siblings’

How to Avoid Cold Weather Woes at Home

(BPT) As sweater season knocks on the door, it’s time to prepare for the brisk temperatures ahead. This winter, keep your home, health and well-being top of mind with these simple tips to avoid cold weather woes.

Winterize Your

Tips to Make Your Bathroom Both Sellable and Enjoyable

(BPT) When it comes time to sell your home, not all rooms are created equal. Sure, potential buyers will walk through the entire house, but their opinion of a few primary rooms can ultimately determine whether they choose to offer or walk.

Your bathroom(s) - especially your master

The Secret To Living Is Giving

It was Tony Robbins who said, “The Secret To Living Is Giving” - which has made a great impression on me ever since I heard it. To paraphrase Tony’s words, when you give to others it reminds you that there is more to life than just trying to acquire things. Focusing on the needs of others has a way of motivating you to do

Think Like a Designer to Update Your Home Like a Pro

(StatePoint) Inspiration is everywhere. From a field of yellow sunflowers to unique geometric patterns in the tile of a train station, the littlest things can spark the innovation behind some of the world’s most iconic products and designs.

Over half of Americans (51 percent) say the

How to Use a Programmable Thermostat to See Real Savings

It’s official: The programmable thermostat is the VCR of our day. Why? We think they’re too complicated.

According to a study by the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, nearly 90% of Americans say they’ve rarely (or never) programmed their thermostat because they’re not sure how to do it.

But it’s really not that hard, and it’s

A Vital Concept in Israel Home Buying: The Buyer’s Broker and Advocate

(Courtesy of The Getter Group) Buying an apartment can mean seeing an apartment, liking it, signing the documents and moving in. Great—that sounds easy. But there are so many stepping-stones along the way, and if they aren’t handled correctly—and quickly—the buyer can get “stepped on.” As the buyer’s

Homeowners Are Liable for Snow and Ice Control

(BPT) Whenever it snows, it is common to see shopping center employees and business owners out and about clearing pathways, parking spaces and entrances of snow and ice. But this isn’t just good business to help customers get in the door, it is also a liability issue should someone slip, fall and injure themselves.