Archive: September 2012

A Simple Living Room Makeover to Help a Home Sell

There’s probably one room in your house that you avoid having to deal with. Maybe it’s dated. Maybe it needs just a little attention. Whatever it is we’ve neglected it because it’s not a space we’re using on a regular basis

September 14 / 2012

The Most Famous Video Game Home: Resident Evil Mansion

Resident Evil: Retribution 3D comes out in theaters this week and is quite possibly one of the most overlooked successful film franchises. While hard core gamers are familiar with the series, what the average person may not realize is that original story line for Resident Evil focuses on one of the most famous homes ever featured in a video game: Resident Evil Mansion.

September 13 / 2012

Tips to Increase Your Chances of a High Appraisal

Many homeowners choose to get their properties appraised before selling a home. Having an appraisal can help sellers determine how to price their homes to avoid asking for too much or too little. Appraisers examine a variety of factors when valuing a home, including market conditions, the surrounding neighborhood and the home itself.

September 13 / 2012

How the Apple iPhone 5 and iOS 6 Announcement Can Impact Your Home

The tech world has been abuzz for the last few weeks eagerly anticipating the announcement from Apple of an iPhone 5. Well, it’s here and your local Apple store is guaranteed to be even more crowded in the coming weeks as the new device is unveiled. But as I followed along with the Apple press conference I started seeing a number of the iPhone 5 featuers and changes to iOS 6 that can impact the home.

September 12 / 2012

Home of the Week: Rohallion in Rumson

One of Rumson’s few true estates “Rohallion” embodies all that was the grandeur and elegance of a time gone by recaptured and meticulously restored. Located in Rumson, NJ it’s a stone’s throw from the Atlantic Ocean and the greatest city in the world (that’s NYC for those who are wondering) is just minutes away via high speed ferry or helicopter.

[Infographic] What Renovations Have The Best Resale Value?

This Infographic from eLocal.com does a fantastic job of proving all home renovations are not equal. Do any of the rate of return on these projects surprise you?

September 12 / 2012

3 Simple Tips for Choosing the Right Size TV for Your Room

We all want a big TV. The bigger, the better if you ask me. But sometimes the room we are going to put the TV in just doesn’t accommodate for the enormous screen size we dream about. How can you determine what size TV will work best in the room where you want to put it.

September 11 / 2012

Real Estate Headlines for the Second Week in September

The first week of the NFL games is complete and you’re back to school schedule/commute is probably back to normal. The air may be getting a little crisper in the evenings and pretty soon your favorite TV shows will be back with original episodes. Welcome to the second week of September. To honor the occasion here are some real estate headlines

September 11 / 2012
Author David Marine
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The Solution to the Go Play Outside Problem at Home

“Go outside!” That is a statement, plea and often times downright beg that parents for generations have said to their kids. Yesterday in New Jersey was one of those late summer/early fall days that you love. Sunny, not too hot, a bit breezy. Outside weather.

September 10 / 2012
Author David Siroty
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