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Investment Property Renovations: 5 Budgeting Basics

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Investment Property Renovations: 5 Budgeting Basics

Every great project starts with a great plan and includes a realistic, detailed budget. Compiling a thorough budget can be quite an undertaking, but it’s essential for a decent return on your investment property renovations. Before you begin your next project, check out these five budgeting basics:

Bergen-Lafayette Real Estate: 4 Things to Know About the Neighborhood

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Bergen-Lafayette Real Estate: 4 Things to Know About the Neighborhood

It’s rare that you get a fantastic deal when it comes to New York or New Jersey real estate. By investing in Bergen-Lafayette real estate, you get two neighborhoods for the price of one.

Hiring an Office Renovation Contractor: What You Need to Know

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Hiring an Office Renovation Contractor: What You Need to Know

Planning and executing an office renovation is hard enough. Between sourcing a temporary workspace for your employees and obtaining the necessary permits, the last thing you want is to waste time micromanaging your office renovation contractor. Use the following tips to make sure that you hire the best office renovation contractor for the job.

5 Tips for Investment Property Renovations

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5 Tips for Investment Property Renovations

Whether you’re a landlord looking to increase rental income or an entrepreneur looking to flip a home, at some point every property investor needs to renovate their investment. While investment property renovations offer the opportunity to increase the income and value of your property, costs can also spiral out of control. Here are five tips to achieve the biggest return on your investment.

Brownstone Renovations: What You Need to Know

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Brownstone Renovations: What You Need to Know

Few things are more iconic in the world of Brooklyn real estate than the brownstone. These 19th Century architectural gems are a symbol of the city. And while owning one can be difficult enough for most New Yorkers, renovating them is another matter entirely.

Top 5 Fall Interior Design Tips

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Top 5 Fall Interior Design Tips

Autumn in New York is stunningly beautiful. Falling leaves turn Central Park into a patchwork of vivid reds and yellows while early morning frost dusts Brooklyn pavements like icing on a cake. You can be forgiven for wanting to take some of fall’s beauty into your home. While trampling in mud and dead leaves is certainly an option, a much better idea is to be inspired by fall interior design and infuse your home with autumnal beauty. Here are five fall interior design tips to get you started.

What You Should Look for in a Construction Scope of Work

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What You Should Look for in a Construction Scope of Work

A scope of work is a formal written document that covers everything required to complete a construction project. It is provided in addition to the construction contract and serves as the reference point for accountability and guidance for the duration of the project. In short, it outlines absolutely everything, from the supplies needed to the timeline. Not only does it help to keep everyone on the same page, but it can also be used to settle any disputes that may arise.

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.

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.