Tag: new jersey

Home of the Week: An Equestrian Estate in the Garden State

In our newest ‘Home of the Week’ we stay on the east coast and move from an Upper East Side town home to an equestrian estate in Colts Neck, New Jersey.

Home of Week: Queen Latifah New Jersey Home Hits the Market

Nestled in the charming community of Colts Neck, New Jersey, known for its rolling equestrian farms, and rambling country roads, stands a majestic 7,000 sq. ft. luxury estate fit for a Queen. And wouldn’t you know, a Queen actually does live here. Queen Latifah that is. Built to her specifications in 2001, this home of the Grammy award-winning artist and talk show hostess combines traditional design with contemporary features, and is a perfect marriage of the styles. Throughout the home, you’ll see her personal touches like the custom bamboo and marble kitchen back splash.

January 07 / 2014

Reliving Revolutionary War History at the Ford Mansion

During the American Revolutionary War, George Washington took refuge in Morristown, NJ at Ford Mansion.

July 03 / 2013

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.

The End of a Real Estate Era

5 Overbrook Road. Randolph, NJ. I had always imagined it would be home forever. It didn’t matter that I went away to college, got different jobs, had apartments of my own, eventually got married, bought my own house and had kids, that red Colonial on the hill was always going to be there.

May 31 / 2013

How I Came to Believe in Working with a Real Estate Professional

I’m a homeowner. In fact, I’ve never rented. I’m a rarity within my circle of friends. I went from college dorms to back home with my parents after graduation to saving money like crazy to buying my first home just before I got married. In my mind, home ownership truly was the American Dream and at the young age of 23 I was able to fulfill that dream. But in actuality, it was a nightmare.

February 20 / 2013

Slideshow: 5 Ridiculously Romantic Homes with Hot Tubs

It’s Valentine’s Day. Roses, chocolates, fancy dinners and jewelry are the norm. Sure we could do a slideshow about homes with red in them or even chocolate-inspired decor, but honestly what is better than a hot tub? Seriously. You’ve had a long day at work and you just want to relax. Well here are some amazing homes that offer not just exceptional views and amenities, but the luxury of a hot tub as well.

Bruce Springsteen Believes in the Power of Home

“Jersey Strong” has been an anthem of New Jersey for as long as I can remember but last year on October 25 it took on a whole new meaning

Coping with the Loss of Your Home

“I miss my home” was the Facebook message Liz Farrell boldly posted. Those words were on top of a photo of her home, for all of her Facebook friends to see. It was written only a few short days after Hurricane Sandy whipped her distinct and devastating effects on the East Coast. And, Liz was [...]

December 03 / 2012

Home of the Week: A Stately New Jersey Manor

What looks to be a New Jersey version of Downton Abbey is actually so much more. This stately manor sits on 90+ acres of land making it one of the most sprawling and privacy laden homes on the East Coast.