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Essential home selling mistakes that you must avoid

Selling your house can be a challenging and exciting project of your life! It gives you the scope to shift to a new location and earn a profit by selling your house. However, before you get all excited to see the “Sold” sign against your home, you need to be aware of a few mistakes that some people make. From not understanding the current real estate trends to not trusting your instinct, the errors are many. When you commit a mistake, it can result in frustrating after-effects. It can make you lose out on time and money. Here are a few errors that you need to avoid. Sell when you are not ready Placing your house in the market and listing service can be a... Read more →

What Cities In New Jersey And Pennsylvania Have The Most Billionaires

Samuel Stebbins, 24/7 Wall St. via The Center Square There are nearly 2,400 people worldwide whose individual net worth exceeds $1 billion -- and more than one-quarter of them live in the United States. All told, there are over 250 cities and towns across the country that at least one of the world's ultra-wealthy calls home. Using data from Forbes' Real-Time Billionaires list, 24/7 Wall St. identified the city in every state with the most billionaires. The combined net worth of the billionaires in some U.S. cities exceeds the entire annual GDP of many states. The U.S. cities that are home to the most billionaires are often closely tied to the sources of their wealthiest residents' net worth. For example, many of the wealthiest people... Read more →

Chapter VIII:

Peyton and Me Meandering Through Gloucester City, Port Royal, VA., and Hilton Head Island, SC

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews IT ONLY COST $1.3 MILLION !--Construction work on Gloucester High School football field and running track is continuing. The plans call for a synthetic Astro-type material to be placed over the dirt field that has been used for football since the school opened in 1961. This past December the school board voted to approve the million dollars plus project. ++++ GLOUCESTER HIGH SCHOOL--The top photo above a contractor is seeding the field behind the football stadium last week. Once the seed was down the workers laid straw over it to keep the birds, geese, and deer from eating it. The electronic sign near the entrance to the high school was upgraded with a brick cement pedestal recently. (click to... Read more →

Tips on How to Revamp Your Living Room

Get Inspired Having a vision of what you want to achieve is the best place to start when revamping your living room. You can get inspiration from social media sites, design magazines, blogs, and various websites like Pinterest. You also can borrow ideas from the different places you visit, including offices, interior design showrooms, and even your friends or relatives’ homes. Pay attention to the colors, spatial layout, and décor. Try to create a mental image that speaks to you, or better yet, take pictures to use as reference points when you start redoing your living area. Plan Your Layout Before hanging the window treatments and splashing some paint on the walls, you should figure out what you want and where it will go. It... Read more →

CNB Business: RE Salesman Joseph Schwarzman Earns CENTURION® 21 Award

for Being Top-Producing Relentless Sales Professional 21+ Years Woodbury Heights, N.J. (Grassroots Newswire) March 15, 2021 -- CENTURY 21 Premier Realty announced today that Joseph Schwarzman, a relentless real estate sales professional who serves the Woodbury Heights market, has earned the CENTURION® 21 honor for being a top producing CENTURION® award winner in the global CENTURY 21 System for 21 or more years. In presenting the award, broker of record at CENTURY 21 Premier Realty Paul Podgorski highlighted Schwarzman's ability to go 'above and beyond' by providing personalized, unique moments to consumers throughout the real estate experience. "Joseph's sales production is a direct reflection on his mindset to always give 121%," said Podgorski. "Joseph doesn't just complete real estate transactions, he creates memories and builds... Read more →

Competition For New Jersey Homes Creates Property Boom

A boom in house sales across New Jersey has reduced housing stock by 50% compared to this time last year. Recent uncertainty in the housing market has created a backlog of homebuyers who are now taking advantage of low-interest rates. And with a growing trend of leaving major metropolitan areas, more suburban but still well-connected towns in Camden County are proving popular. This is great news for sellers as competition over the low inventory pushes house prices up to over 20% higher than they were in January 2020. At the same time, the moratorium on foreclosures is reassuring for buyers who, having found the right house, are in a position to pay a little extra for a long-term home in the Garden State. Buyers Prepared... Read more →

How to Know You’ve Found the Right House 

Buying a property is a big decision and an expensive one, so it’s good to be cautious when you’re looking at different properties you might be able to buy. If you make a mistake, you could lose a lot of money and, if you intend to live in the property yourself rather than rent it out and become a landlord, you’ll feel uncomfortable in a place that is meant to be your home. However, it can also be problematic if you are too cautious. Being too cautious could lead to you missing out on the ideal property because you don’t want to risk making a mistake, and you’re holding back on signing any deal. This is why it’s good to know when you’ve found the... Read more →

Camden County NJ A Great Place To Buy A Home

Home to some of the country's highest-rated educational systems and a fun place to call home due to its active nightlife and proximity to Philadelphia, Camden County, New Jersey, has become an increasingly popular place for people to call home. This place's increasing desirability has raised the median home price about 14% from last year to $211,664. The median home price increase has raised hesitancy among potential homeowners. Most conventional loans require a down payment of 20%, which would be about $42,332 for Camden County based on the median home price. The increased down payment amount is a shockingly high down payment to make, with most Americans having an average of $1,000 to $5,000 on their savings. Government home loans can significantly reduce and even... Read more →

Tactics that you should Stay Aware of during the Home Buying Process 

Buying a house is a complex task and includes a backstage too. For buyers, gaining knowledge about home buying from the windows of specialized expertise is crucial. With Real estate agents who work in these technical fields alongside you, you can easily stay prepared for the best deal. However, one should remember that there are certain loopholes and elements in the home buying process that an agent might not mention. Below are a few such pointers that one should pay keen attention to. The booming real estate space Many people in the urban area are starting to prefer private homes and country escapes over high-rise buildings. In contrast, people in less populated locations might want to shift to an apartment. Others working from home seek... Read more →

A Guide to Renovating an Old House: 8 Tips to Remember 

There are several reasons why people decide to purchase an old house which has seen better days. One of the main motivations is usually the affordable price tag attached, giving homebuyers the chance to enter the property market quicker than if they were to purchase a new build. Other reasons include the ability to effectively work on a blank canvas to create the ideal house and those who want to enjoy an old-fashioned property's original features. Despite the positive aspects that are gained, make no mistake: attempting to breathe new life into a fixer-upper is far from an easy task. There are various aspects you have to take into consideration. Plus, if you do not pay the right amount of attention to certain issues, that... Read more →

Why do you need to know about the risks involved in commercial real estate investments?

Commercial real estate investments help you to make a lot of money. If you have invested in real estate, you will surely get many rewards by buying and owning investment properties. Purchasing a physical property brings in a lot of comfort to the investors. But it also has many risks associated with it. Like all other investments, commercial real estate investment also has some risks. Even though it has many benefits, it also has few risks attributed to it. The more the risk, the more revenue you will make. But quantifying the danger can be incredibly risky. Here are some of the risk factors you should keep in mind before investing in commercial real estate. Significant risks in investing in commercial assets Real estate Investors... Read more →

Some Business Signs Designing Tips To Follow For Smaller Firms

Starting up a new business takes a lot of financial support and good decision making from your side. However, making that business stand up against the marketing giants within the same field is a completely different ballgame. If you are trying to invest some money on the business sign, then you have to focus on the designing tips well. Some tips will help you to design the right signs, which will make your small businesses, shine and get hand in hand with the bigger and more established names in the market. What is hiding out of signage? What is the point of actually investing some major amounts when the banner hoardings are just going to be hidden under bright lights or electrical wiring? The main... Read more →

Things you need to consider before checking out new houses for sale Calgary

Purchasing a new house can be daunting for first-timers as it is a lifetime investment. It will help if you become careful about each step you take and the requirement you need to fulfill. People are apprehensive while deciding as they fear making a costly mistake. Once you are ready to buy a new property, it is crucial to consider your affordability. Your financial condition determines the kind of house you can buy. Purchasing a home requires a lot of time and effort. It would help if you considered a long-term plan before making the final decision. Here are a few points you must consider before purchasing a new home and get the most out of your investment Find a trusted real estate agent It... Read more →

How to Sell Your House in 5 Easy Steps

By: Raymond James About the Author: Ray is a sought after thought leader and an expert in financial and money management. He has been published and featured in over 50 leading sites and aims to contribute articles to help novice financial planners. One of his goals is to impart his knowledge in finance to educate and help ordinary people create and achieve their financial goals. There are many reasons why you may want to sell your house. Maybe your new job requires you to relocate, or perhaps you want to upgrade. Whatever the reason, deciding to sell your home is always a big step. You probably have invested a lot of your money and time to make it a special place. Unfortunately, selling a house... Read more →

Here Are 3 Ways To Get The House You Want

(NAPSI)—Over five million homes are sold in America every year, according to realtors. If you’d like one of them to be yours, there are a few facts you should know. In a perfect world, you’d fall in love with a new home, submit an offer, and have the seller accept it. The world, however, is rarely perfect. So how can you make your offer stand out when there’s competition for the home you want? Here are three hints that can help. 1. Shorten the timeline: Sellers want to move on. Offering a quick close lets them get to their own new home sooner and alleviates worries about the transaction falling through. Removing contingencies is a strategy to fast-track the closing timeline. You can work with... Read more →

5 Secrets To Selling A House During Recession 

By Raymond James About the Author: Ray is a sought after thought leader and an expert in financial and money management. He has been published and featured in over 50 leading sites and aims to contribute articles to help novice financial planners. One of his goals is to impart his knowledge in finance to educate and help ordinary people create and achieve their financial goals. Because of the expense involved, selling a home in any economy can be difficult. However, in a recession, only properties sold in a certain manner will sell. The reason goes beyond the fact that people have less money in a recession. Of course, this impacts buying and selling real estate. However, in a recession, buyers diminish in part because homes... Read more →

OH! Hara's Slowly Dying One Brick at a Time

Boarded up OH! Hara's Pub, 22 N. King Street, Gloucester City (CNBNews photo) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 28, 2020)Riding along King Street recently we noticed the former OH! Hara's restaurant/bar boarded up. A closer look revealed a window was recently broken on the Bergen Steet side of the building. Also on that side, at the top of the property, the door that leads to the fire escape was opened. We saw no one. At the top of the building the door leading to the fire escape stands open. Whenever it is windy it swings back and forth. (CNBNews photo) We were told by a Gloucester City firefighter who was standing nearby at the firehouse that the door springs open... Read more →

10 Ideas for Selling Your House

By: Eric Reyes image courtesy of unsplash.com (Gloucestercitynews.net)(September 8, 2020)--Selling a home? Prepare for several weeks of planning, prepping, discussing, and waiting. On average, homes sit on the market 92 days before they sell. After the home sells, it can take several more weeks to close the deal. Many sellers want their homes sold and out of their hands as quickly as possible. With the 10 tips listed below, you can significantly reduce the amount of time your home is on the market before it sells. 1- Presentation Presentation is important when selling a home, yet many sellers neglect it. Buyers know within a matter of seconds if they’ll buy your home. Set an impression the moment they walk in the door to up the... Read more →

Philadelphia's Best Neighborhoods

By: Susan Finch September 1, 2020/ source https://www.apartmentlist.com Settle into Philadelphia for a city with lots to offer, whether you're looking for upscale living or a funky, creative enclave in the birthplace of America. Philadelphia also boasts being a walkable and bikeable city. It features historic sites, 18th Century charm, and a cost of living that's reasonable compared to the national average and similar-sized cities. Wherever you rent an apartment, you're never far from the city's cultural offerings or the best food and brews in town. Ready to start your apartment search? Read on to find the best Philadelphia neighborhood that's right for you. 1. Old City Stroll the cobblestone streets of Old City and step back into 18th-century charm. This popular Philadelphia neighborhood is... Read more →

How to Start Living – Not Just Existing

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 26, 2020)--If you’re the type of person who goes to work purely for the paycheck and to make ends meet, this can have a negative impact on your health and wellbeing. We only get one shot at life, so making the most of it and pushing yourself out of your comfort zone is important. Many of us dream about having a better life, but never consider it as a real possibility. Here are a few tips on how to start living, not just existing. Take Up a Hobby If you live your life by a strict schedule, every day can feel like Groundhog Day. There is more to life than going to work and coming home to sleep, so if you want to try... Read more →

Measuring the Size of Exterior Doors Oakville

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 4, 2020)--Taking the measurements of your exterior doors isn’t a complicated process as many people think. It is just like taking a few dimensions and doing a few calculations. If you have the right material, all you need to do is measure the height and width of your exterior door. After getting the right dimensions, you can go on and buy the right sizes of the doors you need. Here is a guide from Oakville Windows and Doors on how to measure your exterior doors Oakville. Take a look. Taking the Door Measurements a. Measuring The Width Of The Exterior Door Hold the tape measure along your exterior door from one right side to the left. Ensure that you measure the door only. Don’t... Read more →

Adam Veron: Real estate buying in an economic downturn caused by COVID-19

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 3, 2020)--People have become more familiar with their homes as a result of the full or partial lockdowns being implemented across the nation. Moreover, there is much controversy concerning the fate of the realty market. Most of the markets have succumbed to the effects of the outbreak; however, the property sector has shown resilience. In April, the average house price experienced an 8% annual growth, which can seem attractive to investors. In fact, even sentiments find this statistic favorable. Approximately 35% of Americans picked real estate as the top focus in terms of investments, which were followed by stocks and bonds, savings and then gold. Only about 16% of the people expressed interest in gold. The pandemic has greatly affected construction projects, thereby creating... Read more →

Adam K Veron: The commercial real estate in the times of COVID-19

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 13, 2020)The pandemic has proven to have a detrimental impact on people and businesses across the globe. However, it is still too early to predict and estimate the losses caused by this crisis. Some experts believe that revisiting the history can provide useful insights as it pertains to surviving this pandemic on aspects. The old records suggest that any previous epidemic or pandemic that resulted with a fiscal meltdown created immediate or short-lived effects on the prices of the commercial real estate (CRE) assets. Additionally, any transactions did not suffer much. The industry recovered from the impact at different paces depending on the nature of the event – short-term or long-term. However, this pandemic is unique as it did not long before affecting the... Read more →

Dog Dies After Being Attacked; Old ST. Maurice Church Auction; New Name for Proprietors Park?

CNBNews Tips and Snippets: William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews DOG ATTACKED BY OTHER DOGS DIES—A dog in the Riverview Heights section of Gloucester City died last month after being attacked by two other dogs. According to the police the deceased dog died from shock, due to a combination of the being bitten in the face by the attacking dog (s) and the dog's underlying medical condition. The owner of the dog who died said his dog was a mixed German Shepherd and the attacking dogs were pit bulls that lived next to him and got into his yard. Rumor was circulating that one of these dogs also bit a child in the neighborhood but the police said there have been no complaints filed with... Read more →

Coldwell Banker in Haddonfield: Helping Our South Jersey Healthcare Heroes

HADDONFIELD, NJ--Agents and staff at Coldwell Banker in Haddonfield raised over $1,000 to fund a meal for our healthcare heroes. They delivered food to seven area hospitals, feeding close to 150 essential healthcare workers. The food came from local restaurants in the area. The South Jersey hospitals that received the food include: Lourdes, Camden ER Jefferson, Stratford Cooper, Camden Virtua, Willingboro Virtua, Marlton Inspira Medical Center, Mullica Hill AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Mainland Campus “It has been our honor to provide a small token of our collective appreciation for people making a big impact combating Covid 19 in southern New Jersey,” said Linda Dickinson, Branch Manager. “We feel honored to be able to help and our grateful for the outpouring of kindness from all involved.”,... Read more →

Down The Shore: Many Buyers and Sellers on Pause in SJ Shore Regions Says Realtor

April 21, 2020 The real estate market had been going strong in the South Jersey Shore region until mid-March, when the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic began closing businesses across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. As stay-at-home orders were issued and many companies moved to teleworking status, the impact on the real estate market was seen toward the latter half of the month. These numbers, which are reflective of the entire month of March, tell part of the story, and Gary Scott, president of Long & Foster Real Estate, share their expert insights on broader effect that Covid-19 is having on real estate. The Long & Foster Real Estate Market Minute report for the South Jersey Shore region includes Atlantic and Cape May counties. “There’s still demand for... Read more →

Custom Canvas Painting and Other Head-Turning Housewarming Gift Ideas

When it comes to marking such a special occasion, a watercolor portrait or personalized gifts will go the extra mile An alluring painting of a rustic rural barn. Photo into canvas painting at its finest (Gloucestercitynews.net)(April 15, 2020)--Moving to a new home is a big deal for many. If your friend, relative or colleague (it always pays to impress the boss) is hosting a housewarming party—and you're invited—buying a gift is the right thing to do. It's a housewarming etiquette. In fact, housewarming gifts are fast becoming a millennial trend, showing that although this digitally native generation value experiences over tangible gifts, when it comes to moving to a new home, presents are not only welcomed but expected. The point here is: housewarming gifts matter.... Read more →

PHILLY: Help with Housing during COVID-19

Cross-posted with the City’s Department of Planning and Development COVID-19 coronavirus restrictions will leave many families with reduced or no income. As a result, paying for housing will become a challenge for some. There are resources available to help Philadelphia renters and homeowners facing housing issues. There are also steps we can take to help housing markets recover from the impact of COVID-19. General Many of the City-funded housing counseling agencies are operating remotely. If your issue is not addressed in the sections below, please reach out to one of them. Information about many housing issues is available in the Division of Housing and Community Development’s Housing Resource Guide. Homelessness For those experiencing homelessness or facing homelessness, the City’s homeless intake centers are open. There... Read more →

Guest Opinion: Let's Not Panic

Well, I'd have to say that 2020 is off to a hell of a start. From giant fires ravaging the country of Australia, the death of NBA icon Kobe Bryant, the Coronavirus, stock market volatility and of all things, Prince Harry wants out of the royal family! Here's what I know; I'm grateful for today and I'll take it as it comes. I'm not going to play into the fear-mongering on social media when it comes to stock market declines or Coronavirus. My solution is pretty simple; diversify, buy real estate for cash flow, wash my hands frequently and keep trucking along. On Facebook this week I saw a lot of stoking the fire of fear when it comes to stocks vs. real estate. I... Read more →

Real Estate Ponzi Scheme

Rhode Island Woman’s Fraud Preyed on Friends and Neighbors Monique Brady's house in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. Prosecutors said fraud proceeds paid for the home's $9,400 per month mortgage, with a total of $342,243 in mortgage payments made during the scheme. A Rhode Island woman who preyed on the trust of friends, family, and neighbors in a dubious investment scheme—one that gilded her reputation and lifestyle while fleecing her victims of $4.8 million—was sentenced this month to eight years in prison. She was also ordered to pay back her victims. Monique Brady pleaded guilty last July in federal court to running a fraud scheme prosecutors have described as “reprehensible,” “insidious,” and “depraved.” Brady, 45, of East Greenwich, claimed her property preservation company, MNB, had contracts... Read more →

CNB Business News: Ongoing Commitment to Service Earns Agents 2019 Quality Service Pinnacle Award

Madison, NJ (Grassroots Newswire) February 24, 2020 -- Century 21 Real Estate LLC recently recognized the following sales affiliates with the CENTURY 21 Quality Service Pinnacle Producer Award. The annual award is based on results from the CENTURY 21 Quality Service Survey (QSS) which is e-mailed to consumers immediately after the purchase or sale of a home. To earn the CENTURY 21 Quality Service Pinnacle Producer Award, an agent must receive completed customer surveys for at least 50 percent of their transactions surveyed from January 1 - December 31, with an average survey score of at least 95 percent or better for 2 consecutive years. * Jitka McCabe, of CENTURY 21 Alliance, of Mantua, New Jersey, will receive a customized glass trophy, in addition to... Read more →

Features of Real Estate Insurance in the USA

Gloucestercitynews.net (February 6, 2020)--The US insurance market is considered the most developed in the world. Thousands of insurance organizations work in the country. Relations in the field of property insurance are regulated in each state separately, and not by federal laws. This system, along with geographical and climatic features in different regions, has led to the formation of various tariffs and features of the damage coverage package. In addition to property insurance against fires, residents of different states try to protect themselves from floods, hurricanes, and earthquakes. Many take the opportunity to insure title rights to real estate in order to avoid problems when disputes arise with other applicants. Therefore, if you plan to secure your property, make sure to visit www.americaninsurance.com. Volunteering and Obligations... Read more →

Quick and Easy Ways to Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly

Gloucestercitynews.net (January 31, 2020)--People are thinking a lot more about their carbon footprint these days, the idea of making your home eco-friendlier is not new, but it is becoming essential. From those who want to reduce their image unsplash.com environmental impact to those that are preparing their home to sell, being more environmentally conscious is more popular than ever. Make the right eco-friendly changes to your home, and you can even add value to your property, meaning that you can advance up the property ladder even faster. If you're looking for ways to make cost-effective changes to your carbon footprint, here are some of the greenest ways to make your home eco-friendlier. Water Waste As one of the more expensive utility bills, it always pays... Read more →

How to Properly Spruce Up Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Gloucestercitynews.net(January 31, 2020)--Though it’s on the inside that counts, a properly spruced up exterior can help you boost your home’s value, your own comfort, and of course help boost the quality of your neighborhood. With luck, you might even convince your other neighbors to put effort into their own homes, so all, in all you end up living on a picture-perfect street. You will be proud to call your house home, and when the time comes your property will sell faster and for more because of your efforts. Don’t dally, however, because the best way to spruce up your home’s curb appeal is to do it for yourself, so start today and follow this guide: Upgrade Your Gutters We don’t often think about our gutters.... Read more →

Trees Not Tombstones: New Options For End-of-Life

(NAPSI)—The vast majority of Americans have not completed their end-of-life planning. In fact, over half of those age 45-plus have done no end-of-life planning at all, according to a recent survey conducted by Better Place Forests, the country’s first sustainable alternative to cemeteries for families that choose cremation. A beautiful forest can be a final resting place that brings comfort to family and friends. Better Place Forests hopes the idea of a beautiful, sustainable final resting place will encourage people to create those plans. Instead of tombstones, the company incorporates ashes into the base of beautiful trees in permanently protected forests. The company performs spreading ceremonies in the forest, where families can gather to say goodbye. Currently, there are two forests in California, in Point... Read more →

How to Make Your New Jersey Home Sell Faster

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(January 14, 2020)--If you are thinking of selling your home in New Jersey, there are a number of steps that you can take to ensure that your home appeals to the typical New Jersey buyer, regardless of the estate agent that you choose or the time that you choose to sell your home. By following these interior design tips, you will soon be able to ensure that your home only stays on the market for as little time as possible. Paint Your Walls Due to the fact that more people are looking at leaving New Jersey than staying within the state, it is important that your home is able to stand out from the crowd of houses on the market and ensure that it grabs... Read more →

People Like Pennsylvania But.....

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square The number of Americans on the move might have reached a 65-year-low in 2019, but Census Bureau data shows Pennsylvania ranked among the top states for both attracting and losing residents. A recent report by STORAGECafé, which bills itself as a storage rental marketplace, reports that Pennsylvania is the 10th most popular destination for people moving from another state. In 2018, the state attracted 253,000 newcomers. Pennsylvania attracted more residents from New Jersey than anywhere else. The site reported that 44,000 people crossed the Delaware River to make the Keystone State their new home. Yet, the report, which uses Census Bureau data, indicates only six states lost more residents. Pennsylvania saw 240,832 move out, with 17,000 moving next... Read more →

Pittsburg/Scranton Market Lucrative for House Flipping

By Dave Fidlin | The Center Square Homebuyers snapping up residential properties and subsequently selling them in short order were able to more than double what they initially paid in two areas of Pennsylvania, according to a recent report. Researchers with ATTOM Data Solutions, a company specializing in property and real estate records, stated home flippers in the metropolitan statistical areas within Pittsburgh and Scranton were able to sell homes at greater price points in the third quarter of 2019. The information is included in ATTOM’s recently released report on home flipping trends across the U.S. Home flippers historically have bought and quickly resold homes for a profit, typically after making a series of repairs or improvements to raise the property’s value. Between July and... Read more →

Linda D. Sherry, 72, of Haddon Township; West Deptford School Educator; GCHS & Chestnut Hill College Alum

Haddon Township - Linda D. Sherry (nee Dewey) age 72 passed away December 23, 2019. She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Raymond A. Sherry, her son, Beau (Shanon) Sherry, and her daughter, Kristen (David) Kandel, and was predeceased by her son, Sonny. She was the proud grandmother of Brady, Lucah and Reese Sherry, and Cole, Logan and Riley Kandel. She also leaves a dear sister, Diane Nastinski, sister-in-law, Laraine Clements, brother-in-law, Martin J. Sherry and cousins, Sharon and Sandy. A graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School and Chestnut Hill College, Linda became an educator who spent most of her career in the West Deptford School District. She derived great satisfaction and joy as an educator and helping children. In addition to her... Read more →

7 Things to Consider Before Moving Off-grid

Gloucestercitynews.net (Nov. 13, 2019)--If you have been living in a town or city for too long and are thinking about embracing a more independent lifestyle ‘off the grid’, you have an incredible experience ahead of you. Whether you are trying to escape the hustle and bustle, yearning for peace and quiet in beautiful natural surroundings or are concerned about the impact your modern lifestyle is having on the planet; first, you need to consider how much you will need to change about your way of life. Luckily, there is plenty you can do to prepare for the move and help the process run as smoothly as possible. Here are seven things to consider before you make your off-grid move. Research as much as possible There... Read more →

6 Ways to Keep Your Home Cozy

Gloucestercitynews.net (October 21, 2019)--As the bitter chills of winter approach, keeping your home cozy can be a challenging task. As the natural light starts to diminish, and the cooler temperatures take effect, it can be difficult to know how to adapt your home to make it feel warm and comfortable. Whether you own an apartment or a house, we’re going to offer some useful tips on how to prepare your home for the winter and make it a place you’ll look forward to spending time in at the end of a long day. Here are 6 top tips on how to keep your home cozy. 1. Lighting The choice of lighting you decide on can have a significant impact on the feel of your home.... Read more →

5 Things to Consider if You’re Thinking of Moving Overseas

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 16, 2019)--While you may have a great life in New Jersey, if you’ve always lived in the USA, then you may be thinking about what else is out there. An estimated 9 million Americans live abroad, whether they go to study, work or retire, but it’s not as simple as packing a suitcase and picking a place on the map. Here are some things you’ll need to consider before moving abroad. Work and visas Different countries have different protocols for getting a visa, and some are tougher than others. Some places will require you to have a job or substantial savings before you even think of applying for a visa, while other countries have much simpler processes. It’s worth looking at countries where immigration... Read more →

Tips For Building Your Dream Home

Gloucestercitynews.net--(September 6, 2019)--So, you’re thinking about building a new property from the ground up? This is your chance to create a residence that finally ticks every box and one that you can call your dream home. It can be a costly project, so be sure to come up with a budget ahead of time so that you don’t go overboard and have regrets later on. Use the following tips to help you know exactly what you need to be doing and thinking about as you embark on this project. Most importantly, have fun with it and enjoy the process of being a visionary and creator. Do Your Homework One tip that’s going to help you build your dream home is to know exactly what you... Read more →

Complete Guide To Selling Your Home

Gloucestercitynews.net (September 3, 2019)--Selling your home and moving to a new property is an exciting time, but it can be daunting if you have little experience or knowledge of the process. Selling a property involves many moving parts, so it’s important that you’re prepared and know what to expect. To help things run smoothly, here’s a complete guide to selling your home. Hire a real estate agent The first step to selling your home is to hire a real estate agent who knows the market. Obviously, you don’t have to hire an estate agent, but choosing to go solo will take you a lot more time and effort, and you could end up losing money on your house sale. An estate agent will be able... Read more →

Flying Termites Are Not Death From Above

(August 24, 2019)--Spring time is when most termite colonies begin to swarm. This typically occurs after a rain storm followed by sunny warm weather at this time of year. Swarming is a natural occurrence that happens when a subterranean termite colony grows to a “mature” size. Seeing these massive flying termite swarms can be quite terrifying to some people, when in reality the swarmers do not cause any structural damage. Swarmer termites are all potential kings and queens of new colonies. When a subterranean termite colony gets to a certain size (a mature colony–which can take 3 to 5 years), they start producing the alates (aka swarmers), or winged forms. These winged termites are larger than the worker termites, darker in color, and have compound... Read more →

Low-Budget Living in Gloucester City: Building a Home

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 15, 2019)--With a diverse and friendly population, low crime rates, great public schooling and a wide range of job opportunities, it’s no surprise that Gloucester City is becoming a popular destination for many Americans to settle and raise a family. But, if you’re looking to build a new home, you’ll naturally want to find some ways to save money. New Jersey has a lower cost of living compared to the national average, but building a home here will likely still be your biggest expense. Fortunately, there are a variety of simple and effective ways to offset the cost, leaving you with enough money left over for a few extra luxuries. Here’s how to build a home in Gloucester City on a budget. Choose the... Read more →

Real Estate in Jersey: Is It Time to Sell or Buy?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 15, 2019)--As fiscal year 2019 is about to come to an end, looking at the real estate market at this time makes it easier to get a clear overview of the sector in Gloucester City and South Jersey in particular. Much of the patterns are similar in all the main cities around Jersey, which makes it easier to get an overview of the real estate market in general. Housing Prices: Up or Down? According to surveys and inferred data gathered during this fiscal year, single-home prices are actually going up, rather than down. This is confirmed by the fact that data obtained in between July 2018 and July 2019 clearly shows that the residential property values in the state went up by 3.2%. The... Read more →

New Road Construction Management of Cherry HillHonored

by New Jersey Association of School Business Officials Robbinsville, N.J. – The New Jersey Association of School Business Officials (NJASBO) presented Cherry Hill-based New Road Construction Management with an Honorable Mention for its 2019 Associate Business Members Partner of the Year Award. NJASBO presents this annual award to companies that have gone above and beyond to assist the school districts with which they work. Haddonfield School District Business Administrator/Board Secretary Stephen Burns nominated New Road for the award. According to Burns, New Road was hired by the Board of Education to manage the district’s $36 million construction/renovation project. Burns described the project as an “invasive renovation” of four buildings that was taking place while school was in session. “They kept everyone informed and always acted... Read more →

Janet Tarity  Receives CENTURY 21 Quality Service Pinnacle Award

Southampton, PA (Grassroots Newswire) (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 2019)-Bill Lublin, broker/owner of CENTURY 21 Advantage Gold Corporate Center announced today that Century 21 Real Estate LLC recently recognized sales affiliate Janet Tarity with the CENTURY 21 Quality Service Pinnacle Producer Award. "The Quality Service Pinnacle Producer Award is an integral part of our brand’s commitment to excellence and recognizes Janet’s dedication to making each and every client interaction a positive one," said Michael Miedler, chief executive officer of Century 21 Real Estate LLC. The annual award is based on results from the CENTURY 21 Quality Service Survey (QSS) which is e-mailed to consumers immediately after the purchase or sale of a home. To earn the CENTURY 21 Quality Service Pinnacle Producer Award, an agent must receive completed customer... Read more →