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Union City, NJ Real Estate: 4 Things to Know About the Neighborhood

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Union City, NJ Real Estate: 4 Things to Know About the Neighborhood

The first thing you should know about Union City is that you’re actually getting two towns in one. Way back in 1925, the town of Union and the township of West Hoboken merged to form Union City as we know it today. The second thing you should know is that it’s part of the highly desirable New Jersey Gold Coast. You’ve probably heard about its diverse community, thriving arts scene and convenient transport links, but here’s four things you didn’t know about the neighborhood.

Planning Home Renovations: Key Tips to Get Started

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Planning Home Renovations: Key Tips to Get Started

Embarking on planning home renovations can be incredibly exhilarating. If you’ve convinced yourself it’s time to redo the kitchen, the bathroom or perhaps the entire house, it can be tempting to dive straight in. However, rushing into a renovation project is exactly what you shouldn’t do.

5 Ways to Prepare for a Consultation with a Remodeling Contractor

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5 Ways to Prepare for a Consultation with a Remodeling Contractor

Embarking on a home remodeling project is a big commitment. And like all big commitments, your friends and family have probably been eager to offer their two cents. You may have been flooded with recommendations and been told what certifications to watch out for, but has anyone told you what to do in preparation for your first consultation with NYC contractors? If you have a slew of consultations lined up, here are five ways to prepare yourself.

Jersey City Real Estate: Five Key Things the City Has to Offer

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Jersey City Real Estate: Five Key Things the City Has to Offer

Congratulations! If you’re reading this article, you’ve already taken the first step towards a life in Jersey City: shaking off the misconceptions. Jersey City isn’t that gritty town on the wrong side of the Hudson anymore. It’s the new destination of choice for many New Yorkers. It was even voted New York’s best neighborhood by Curbed, an online real estate publication. In case you were wondering, yes, it is in New Jersey. But the accolade isn't surprising. It's easy to fall for the allure of Jersey City real estate when you consider these five factors.

North Bergen Real Estate: Top 5 Things to Know About the Neighborhood

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North Bergen Real Estate: Top 5 Things to Know About the Neighborhood

Nestled in New Jersey’s Hudson County lies North Bergen, a quiet and unassuming township. While its neighbors to the south, New Jersey and Hoboken, are hitting real estate headlines and attracting New Yorkers in droves, North Bergen is staying off the radar. And that’s just the way residents like it. That’s not to say that they won’t welcome you with open arms if you make the move—the sense of community is one of North Bergen’s major selling points. But is it the right move for you? Here are the top things to know about life in North Bergen.

Hoboken Real Estate: 5 Things You Should Know About Living in Hoboken

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Hoboken Real Estate: 5 Things You Should Know About Living in Hoboken

Hoboken, home of Frank Sinatra and baseball. The city may seem like a town dwelling in the past, but this gem on the Hudson’s shores still has plenty to offer. Today’s residents are far more interested in keeping the delights of New York’s “sixth borough” a secret. Well sorry, Hobokens, because we’re about to blow the cover. Here’s what you really need to know about life in the Mile Square.

Jersey City Heights Real Estate: 3 Things to Know About Living in the Heights

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Jersey City Heights Real Estate: 3 Things to Know About Living in the Heights

Ideally perched on the New Jersey Palisades overlooking Hoboken and Manhattan, there aren’t many places in New Jersey that can combine access to the Big Apple with a unique and eclectic mix of cafe culture and artistic community. Meet Jersey City Heights.

Top 6 Considerations When Hiring NYC Contractors

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Top 6 Considerations When Hiring NYC Contractors

If you’ve found a home in the right neighborhood, near great schools and first-class amenities, great! You’re almost home. But what if the kitchen cabinets aren’t quite right? Or a wall is in the wrong place? Or the access to your patio could be lighter and brighter?

Off-Market Real Estate: 5 Benefits of Off-Market Deals

Off-Market Real Estate: 5 Benefits of Off-Market Deals

Real estate inventory in New York City is tight. According to StreetEasy, there are nearly 7% fewer properties for sale now compared to a year ago.

5 Tips for Selling Metro Area New Jersey Real Estate

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5 Tips for Selling Metro Area New Jersey Real Estate

Selling premium New Jersey real estate takes careful consideration. Potential buyers of high-end real estate on this side of New York City’s metropolitan area are typically looking for specific features, and the market is seeing a rapid increase in real estate development to accommodate them.