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‘Tis the Season to Sell: Small Projects that Help in a Big Way

With the warming temperatures of spring thawing us all from this winter’s deep freeze, thousands of new homes will be hitting the market within the next few weeks as the selling season kicks into high gear. As a seller, you can either hope your home will sell quickly in a crowded marketplace, or you can [...]

Welcome Home: Weyant Family

The Weyant family loves the ocean. Their life seemingly revolves around it and it’s where the place they call home resides. So when Super Storm Sandy hit the area of Freeport, Long Island, it left them devastated both physically and mentally.

November 04 / 2013

Welcome Home: Staff Sergeant Sandra Lee

For our service men and women, coming home is one of the greatest things for them, but it can also be trying. Staff Sergeant Sandra Lee served our country in Operation Iraqi Freedom and is truly an American Hero.

October 24 / 2013

Secrets to Buying Your First Home

The basics of looking for your first home are an often discussed item within real estate circles. I should know because we dedicated a whole week to it. But as any experience homeowner or real estate professional will tell you, there’s always more that can be learned to prepare you for buying that first home.

Welcome Home: The Boys and Girls Club Becomes a Home Away from Home

While home is often thought of as the residence we enter on a daily basis, many of us also have a home away from home. Usually it’s a place where we can find comfort and fun among friends we know. One of those places for many kids in Newark, NJ is the local Boys & Girls Club.

Welcome Home: An American Soldier’s Thoughts on Home

“Home is my favorite place.” That’s how this video starts and I’m not sure a better intro could be given. In this vignette from the series we call “Welcome Home” we talk with the Michael & Michelle Hults about what home means to them. Michael served in our military for many years but when he came home from service recently the place he loved to come back to was almost completely ruined.

June 03 / 2013

Welcome Home: A Freedom Tower Worker’s New Appreciation of Home

Chris and Jennifer Marron had found the home they were looking for. It was a fixer upper that they planned to make their own over time as they tackled projects one at a time. They fell in love not just with the home, but with the neighborhood as well.

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