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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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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),... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read more →


What It Takes To Be A Great Business Leader

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 16, 2019)---If you want to truly get ahead in your career then it’s important to consider working on your leadership skills. To get the promotion you desire or work for a high profile company it’s critical you can lead others and can make both quick and wise decisions. There are certain abilities you’ll want to work on developing if you want to be a great business leader. The upside is that it’s never too late to improve and focus on building a better career for yourself. The transformation process from good to great truly begins with you focusing less... Read more →


Reasons Why You Need a Loan on Your Car

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 13, 2019)--It’s not easy looking for instant money when you need it. You have to apply for a loan and wait until a creditor approves the application. In many instances, your application could even end up getting denied. It’s due to the strict loan requirements, especially in regards to your credit score. If you desperately need money, and you don’t know what else to do, you can consider a loan on your car. It means that you will get a secured loan based on the value of your vehicle. It’s a quick process As soon as you submit your... Read more →


Tips For Settling Into A New Neighborhood

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 10, 2019)--Moving to a new neighborhood is always an exciting period of time as it is the start of a new chapter. It can also be a stressful one as it can take some time to settle and moving all of your possessions will always be difficult. Although it will always take some time to settle, there are a few tips which should help to speed this process up and make sure that the entire move goes smoothly and successfully. So, if you have a big move coming up and you are feeling anxious, then read on for a... Read more →


NY Man Sentenced to Prison for Fraudulently Purchasing Three Homes in NJ Using Bad Checks

TRENTON (June 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)-– Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a man was sentenced to state prison today for engaging in a fraudulent scheme in which he conspired with a woman to use bad checks to purchase three homes in New Jersey. Lawrence Humphrey, 50, of Brooklyn, N.Y., was sentenced today to five years in state prison by Superior Court Judge Kevin T. Smith in Gloucester County. Humphrey pleaded guilty on April 29, 2019 to a charge of second-degree theft by deception. Humphrey was indicted in December 2016 along with his co-conspirator, Tara Stokes, 51, of Flushing, N.Y., as the... Read more →


Selling Your Home in Gloucester City

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 27,2019)--Selling your home is a natural step if you have outgrown your current home or want to downsize, have found a job in a different area, or want to move to a different location. Many residents of Gloucester City and the surrounding areas sell their homes every year successfully. However, there are many uncertainties when selling your home. If you have any questions, this article lists some of the most common FAQs about Gloucester city homeownership. How do you prepare your home for viewings? One of the most important things that you can do to make your home appropriate... Read more →


The Important Suppliers You Must Know to Run a Restaurant Business Effectively

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 20, 2019)--Owning and running a restaurant is one of the most-desired businesses everywhere since food is the most comfortable product to market and sell. A strategic location and basic knowledge of food and management can be an excellent start to run a restaurant business. Part of managing this kind of business is to ensure that all needs should be identified and regularly checked for replenishment. Making an inventory of supplies and where to get them is essential to make necessary orders before running out of stock. Suppliers of food and beverages The life of a restaurant depends on the... Read more →


Why Is It Important to Have Gates Installed for Your Property?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 9, 2019)--Most people find it hard to acquire a house or a piece of land that is worth developing in the future. If you have a family, one of the most important things to consider is having a roof over your heads to keep everyone safe at all times. If you happen to own a property, you have to remember that it comes with an additional set of responsibilities so you will not have any reason to worry about the safety of your loved ones. Companies like SmartSteels.co.uk can help provide you with high-quality iron wrought fences to guard... Read more →


Warner Real Estate & Auction Company to sell (25) USDA foreclosed single-family homes

through online auction... Woodstown, New Jersey (PR MediaRelease) June 3, 2019--Warner Real Estate & Auction Company, a leading real estate firm in New Jersey, has been selected once again by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to sell (25) foreclosed single-family homes throughout New Jersey. Warner Real Estate & Auction Company will be selling all 25 foreclosed homes through an online auction, without reserve with starting bids of $1,000.00, beginning at 8:00 am (EDT) on 06/20/2019 and ending at 12:30 pm (EDT) on 06/26/2019. Have you ever thought about buying a home in Vancouver, Washington? If so contact Felida Homes.... Read more →


Anthony Verna Earns Masters Ruby Award

for 2018 Sales Production Southampton, PA (Grassroots Newswire) -- CENTURY 21 Advantage Gold Corporate Center is pleased to announce that Century 21 Real Estate LLC recently recognized Anthony Verna, sales affiliate with the office, as a top-producer nationwide when it honored him with the coveted CENTURY 21® Masters Ruby Award. Ruby level status is awarded to a C21® sales affiliate who has met minimum sales production of $145,000 or 35 closed transaction sides within a calendar year. The sales affiliate also receives a trophy and a personal invitation to attend the annual CENTURY 21 Top Agent Retreat. "Tony places his... Read more →


With New Jersey’s Rise in Home Foreclosures, Is it Worth You Buying One – The Pros and Cons of Purchasing a Foreclosed Home

Foreclosures are something that is happening all across the country, but in terms of which state gets the title for the most foreclosures – New Jersey sits at the top of the list. New Jersey's high foreclosure rate isn't new, in fact, it's a number that has been soaring for years. With that said, it's not hard to spot vacant properties all over the state, with many complaining it has become an eyesore. The issue has become so serious that Gov. Phil Murphy is now putting together a number of bills that are meant to shorten the time that a... Read more →


Construction Project: You Need Permission from Local Authority

Developments & Permissions From The Local Authority If уоu wаnt tо buіld a hоmе, уоu ѕhоuld gеt planning реrmіѕѕіоn frоm уоur local аuthоrіtу bеfоrе уоu start buіldіng. Thе law requires уоu tо nееd рlаnnіng реrmіѕѕіоn fоr рrасtісаllу аll ѕіgnіfісаnt developments. It іѕ іmроrtаnt tо kеер іn mіnd frоm thе bеgіnnіng, thеrеfоrе, thаt іf уоu dо nоt gеt a рlаnnіng permitted development after may 2019 when needed, уоu mау run thе rіѕk оf penalties thаt саn lеаd tо vеrу high fіnеѕ аnd еvеn іmрrіѕоnmеnt. Yоu dо nоt nееd tо соnѕult thе рlаnnіng authority bеfоrе requesting рlаnnіng реrmіѕѕіоn, but іt іѕ uѕuаllу... Read more →


$17M Renovation Work on Chatham Sq. Underway

(CNBNewsnet photo)The front of the property showing the renovations to the outside of the apartments facing U.S. Route 130. The photo was taken last week. William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, N.J. (October 29, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)— Work on the former Chatham Square Apartments, also known as Meadowbrook Mews, Route 130 and Klemm Avenue, is progressing. The Gloucester City owned apartments were sold to Cyzner Properties Inc., Green Brook, N.J. in August 2017 for $1.5 million. A spokesman for Cyzner Properties said the new plans for the complex call for the construction of 141 apartments, 100 of those units will... Read more →


The New Jersey Housing Market is on the Rise in 2018

(October 29, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--New Jersey’s housing market is becoming one of the hottest markets across the state with the West Coast looking to have problems of their own when it comes to house properties. New Jersey is but one of the places that are turning out to be one of the best places to own properties at the moment with a median home value that ranks at about $312,000. Housing prices range from a modest $200,000 to way past $600,000 depending on where you’re lucky enough to land your feet. If you’re looking to move to Jersey, then you should prepare... Read more →


Gloucester City Planning Board Considering Development Plans; Meeting Wednesday Night

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NEW JERSEY (October 16, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)—Redevelopment plans for properties on the west side of Broadway will be discussed at the Wednesday, October 17 Gloucester City Planning Board meeting to be held at 7:30 PM in council chambers, 313 Monmouth Street. On January 25, 2018 City Council adopted resolution R#027-2018 directing the Planning Board to conduct an "Area in Need of Redevelopment" study. The area to be studied as directed in the Resolution is bounded by the Delaware River to the west, Somerset Street and Monmouth Street to the north, Washington Avenue to the... Read more →


The Best Type of Building System You Can Use in Constructing Your New Home

(CNBNewsnet)(October 4,2018)--Building your dream house takes a lot of time and work. More importantly, it takes a lot of experience to know which types of constructions materials to use in building the main structure. Thankfully, there are professionals whom you can consult when you purchase a construction material. Also, there are a handful of resources that can provide basic knowledge of construction systems. A brief overview of construction systems Construction systems refer to the specific combinations of materials used to construct a building. The systems are classified according to their mass. For example, some homes only use lightweight systems comprised... Read more →


USDA Selects Warner R.E. to Sell 28 Homes through Online Auction; Many in the SJ Area

Woodstown,NJ (PR MediaRelease)(CNBNewsnet)--Warner Real Estate & Auction Company, a leading real estate firm in New Jersey, has been selected once again by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to sell (28) foreclosed single-family homes throughout New Jersey. Warner Real Estate & Auction Company will be selling all 28 foreclosed homes through an online auction, without reserve with starting bids of $1,000.00, beginning at 8:00am (EDT) on 10/18/2018 and ending at 1:00pm (EDT) on 10/24/2018. Photos, property details and terms of sale can be found on the auction website WarnerRealtors.com. 1) 208 Greeley, Hightstown (Mercer County) 2) 85 Hickory Lane, Clayton... Read more →


REALTORS® Assisting Local Residents with Home and Property Improvements

Morristown,New Jersey (PR MediaRelease) September 14, 2018 On Friday, September 7th, 2018 North Central Jersey Association of Realtors® (NCJAR) and its members volunteered in NCJAR’s Annual Realtors Care Day. This was an all-day, home-repair initiative sponsored by North Central Jersey Association of REALTORS® (NCJAR), New Jersey REALTORS® Housing Opportunity Foundation, Inc. (NJRHOF) and, TIAA Bank, Equal Housing Lender. Over 50 philanthropic Realtor® volunteers came out to assist homeowners in Essex and Union counties with necessary, but often unaffordable, exterior home repairs. Since its inception, Realtors® Care Day has been a great way for Realtors® to give back to their communities... Read more →


Warner Real Estate & Auction Company to sell (30) USDA foreclosed single-family homes through online auction

beginning on 8/31/18 and ending on 9/6/18. Woodstown,New Jersey (PR MediaRelease) August 13, 2018--Warner Real Estate & Auction Company, a leading real estate firm in New Jersey, has been selected once again by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to sell (30) foreclosed single-family homes throughout New Jersey. Warner Realtors will be selling all 30 foreclosed homes through an online auction, without reserve, beginning at 8:00am (EDT) on 08/31/2018 and ending at 1:00pm (EDT) on 09/06/2018. Photos and property details can be found on the auction website WarnerRealtors.com. Property #1: 200A Elmwood Avenue, Egg Harbor Township Property #2: 16 Country... Read more →


HOW TO GET A MORTGAGE

CNBNews graphics file (CNBNewsnet)(July 17, 2018)--Some people enjoy renting their home; they like the freedom it gives them to live where they want, and they like the fact that the landlord has a lot of responsibility for upkeep in many cases. However, there are others who would prefer to own their own home, even if that is a difficult thing to do. It’s not impossible, however, to obtain a mortgage, and more lenders are now opening up the opportunity to buyers once more. There must, of course, be certain criteria in place before you are able to get a mortgage;... Read more →


NCJAR Hosting Annual REALTORS® Care Day

Morristown,New Jersey (PR MediaRelease) (CNBNewsnet)- The North Central Jersey Association of REALTORS® (NCJAR) will host its Annual REALTORS® Care Day, with REALTOR® member volunteers spending the day undertaking exterior home repair projects in Morris, Essex, and Union counties on Friday, September 7, 2018. “REALTORS® CARE DAY” is an initiative of NCJAR and the New Jersey REALTORS® Housing Opportunity Foundation. As part of our commitment to sustaining affordable workforce housing, this all-day community-wide effort will assist homeowners with critical exterior home repairs. If you or someone you know is in need of minor exterior home repairs, NCJAR will be accepting applications... Read more →


Tara Stokes Going to Jail for Purchasing Three Homes in New Jersey Using Bad Checks

TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a woman was sentenced to state prison today for engaging in a fraudulent scheme in which she used bad checks to purchase three homes in New Jersey. Tara Stokes, 50, of Flushing, N.Y., was sentenced today to four years in state prison by Superior Court Judge Kevin T. Smith in Gloucester County. Stokes pleaded guilty on April 9 to a charge of second-degree theft by deception. Stokes was indicted in December 2016 along with an alleged co-conspirator, Lawrence T. Humphrey, 49, of Brooklyn, N.Y., as the result of an investigation by... Read more →


Home Transformations: How to Completely Reinvent Your Home This Summer

by CNBNews Staff (CNBNewsnet)(May 16, 2018)--Home is where the heart is, which is why it is the most deserving thing in your life for investment. Whether that investment means moving to a new home to start again, or if it means a large renovation or adding a few key design details that transcend its original beauty, it does not matter. What does matter is that you do not settle until your home is the epitome of you and your families desires. Self-expression and feeling comfortable at home are two of the best wellness practices you can make in your life,... Read more →


Tips For Getting Your House Ready To Sell

by CNBNews Staff Image source Pinterest (CNBNewsnet)(May 16, 2018)--Deciding to sell your home is a big decision, and while it’s an exciting time, it can also be a stressful experience for you. Prevent any unnecessary tension and extra worrying by planning ahead and preparing yourself for this big undertaking. There are certain areas you should be paying attention to first as you get ready to sell your house. Know what these are ahead of time, so you’re not rushing around last minute trying to play catch up or assuming you know what needs to get done before you move. Remember... Read more →


February/March 2018 CNB Cheers and Jeers

Related: CNBNews Tips and Snippets Related: CNBNews Point of View William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet CHEER--The 2017-18 Gloucester Catholic's swim team, its Coach, Kevin Nolan and Rams swimmer Jack Ruggieri were named the best by the South Jersey Times this season. CNBNewsnet files JEER--Another month and another "Raspberry" for Conti Enterprises, of Edison, NJ, who has been storing their construction equipment on the small plot of ground near the entrance to Gloucester City at US 130 and Market Street for the past several years. Conti, who is working on the nearby Route 42 and Route 295, has used that... Read more →


CNB BUSINESS NEWS: CENTURY 21 Rauh & Johns Agent Receives President’s Producer Award

For Commitment to Quality Service and Productivity Growth Related: CNB Business News Sewell, NJ (Grassroots Newswire) February 14, 2018 -- Joseph Rauh, broker/owner of CENTURY 21 Rauh & Johns is pleased to announce that in recognition of their outstanding sales production and commitment to quality service, Century 21 Real Estate LLC recently honored James Sullivan III, sales associate with CENTURY 21 Rauh & Johns with the CENTURY 21Ž President’s Producer Award. The annual award is bestowed upon those CENTURY 21 System sales affiliates that earn the CENTURY 21 CENTURIONŽ award and the CENTURY 21 Quality Service Pinnacle Producer award in... Read more →


*CNB Business News: How are companies that are buying houses doing their job

CNBNews Staff Here’s here is how to sell your house traditionally: Talk to agents who know your neighbourhood look at the comps and net sheets that they give you Make them tell you how are they going to market your house and ask them to do it in detail - this is how you're going to get a great deal. Get a real estate agent It's a great idea to have a real estate agent because it would be easier for you to sell your house. But when you come to realise exactly what this means, it will not always... Read more →


GETTING SPIRITUALLY PREPARED FOR THE CLASSROOM

source http://www.camdendiocese.org With students still in summer mode, new teachers in South Jersey Catholic Schools gathered Aug. 24 for an orientation session at Saint Vincent de Paul Regional School in Mays Landing. The group of 71 included first-time and veteran teachers, individuals bringing industry experience to the classroom, former public school educators, and returning Catholic school teachers. They will be teaching in the diocese’s 28 elementary and six secondary schools. “We have a sacred opportunity to share in the evangelization of Christ and his church,” said Father Joseph Capella, Director of Catholic Identity at Camden Catholic High School in Cherry... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: Jersey City is the Fifth Most Expensive City to Rent One-Bedroom Apartment

Gloucester City News Jersey City has always been seen as an inexpensive alternative to living in New York City, but it certainly isn't cheap to live in New Jersey's second largest city. In fact, Jersey City is the fifth most expensive city in the country to rent a one-bedroom apartment, according to a personal finance website. The median rent… Read more →


(VIDEO) The City of Gloucester Hires Real Estate Company to Auction Off 32 Properties Online

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ-- The city of Gloucester has announced via a PR Media release that it will conduct an online auction of 32 properties starting on August 9 and ending on August 15. Property inspections, on specified properties, will be held on Sunday, August 13 from 12 noon to 1 pm and all others can be previewed at your leisure. The City has hired Rich Warner, president, and founder of Warner Real Estate and Auction Company, Woodstown, NJ to conduct the auction. The bids begin at $2,500. The press release states, "Warner Real Estate... Read more →


Maintaining a Happy Multigenerational Home

ROSELAND, N.J. – Remember when parents, children and grandchildren all lived together in one home? Well, that trend has definitely returned. Almost 61 million Americans — or 19 percent of the population — live in homes that include two or more adult generations, or one that includes grandparents and grandchildren, according to Pew Research. That’s nearly the same rate it was in 1950, and up from a low of 12 percent in 1980. A multigenerational home can be joyous and fun for the family, but it can also pose some challenges. Here are some tips on how to make it... Read more →


Apartment Prices in New York City Hit Average Cost of $2.19M; Medium Price Now $1.19M

Ahhh, good old New York, New York. There’s truly no place on Earth quite like it. The streets are constantly bustling with bike-riders, buses, yellow cabs and black Ubers, Vias and Lyfts. The congested sidewalks remain crowded with people from all walks of life at any given time in the day or night. Restaurants are stacked… Read more →


Jon Bon Jovi Spacious New York Condo for Sale, Just $17.25 Million

Jon Bon Jovi is moving on from his New York City digs. The proud New Jersey rock star and lauded philanthropist has put his West Village West Village duplex on the market. The asking price is a cool $17.25 million. The listing was first reported by the Wall Street Journal. The rocker appears poised to make… Read more →


US News List Philadelphia One of the Best Places to Live

English: Sauveur House, 8205 Seminole Ave., Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, PA (1885); G.W. & W.D. Hewitt, architects. Now part of (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Profile written by local expert: Katrina Rossos | US News Philadelphia offers a unique setting for an eclectic mix of modern lifestyles, mingling both the edgy and the sophisticated. History and art are pervasive in the city proper. Walking through downtown, you'll likely spot murals and mosaics coating the sides of industrial warehouses and ivy climbing the walls of 300-year-old brick buildings. Culture is well-established in Philly, too, as evidenced by the array of art galleries, music venues... Read more →


Your Money: 6,000 Foreclosures in November Keep N.J. at Top of the National List

New Jersey continues to lead the country in foreclosures, even though the national average continues to show a dramatic decrease. The state's foreclosure rate for the month of November sat at 0.16, compared to the national rate of 0.06, according to data released by RealtyTrac. The state saw a drop of 7 percent in overall foreclosure… Read more →


CNB Business: Exhibitions Demonstrate the Potential for Activation of Municipal Pier 9

RELATED: CNB BUSINESS NEWS PHILADELPHIA PA--Municipal Pier 9, the 93-year old warehouse owned by the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC), features over 55,000 square feet of open space. The unique post-industrial site is conveniently located off Columbus Boulevard next to Race Street Pier, making it easily accessible to visitors who are taking public transportation, walking, biking, or traveling by car. DIRECTIONS The waterfront can be accessed via car, public transit, bike and walking. For more detailed information, please see the website. The immense open floor plan and overall accessibility are key indicators of the Pier’s potential as a collective space,... Read more →


New Jersey Communities File Lawsuits Against 35 Hospitals Over Property Taxes

TRENTON -- Eager to tap into a new source of cash to lower New Jersey's notoriously high property taxes, local officials have filed tax appeals challenging the tax-exempt status of 35 nonprofit hospitals, NJ Advanced Media has learned. The litigation continues to pile up in response to last year's precedent-setting tax court ruling and settlement which… Read more →


Deal to save SS United States Scuttled

PHILADELPHIA -- Six months after nationally-recognized cruise line Crystal Cruises signed an exclusive purchase option to acquire the S.S. United States and return her to sea, the ship's supporters announced last Friday that the deal was sunk. The statement from the S.S. United States Conservancy -- which late last year received more than $100,000 in donations…


CNB Business: Warner Realtors to Auction off 10 Properties, MOST Starting at $1,000!

(PR MediaRelease) When it comes to buying Real Estate, price is definitely a key factor. Warner Real Estate & Auction Co. is conducting an ONLINE ONLY Real Estate Auction consisting of 10 properties, 9 of which with starting bids of just One Thousand Dollars. This Sale includes 5 Single Family Residences, 3 Building Lots, a 3-Story Commercial Building, and Residential Land. Bidding begins on June 2nd and ends at various times on June 8th. These properties are located in Cumberland, Gloucester & Salem Counties. They are a combination of Seller Ordered, Estate Ordered, Bank Ordered and USDA Ordered Sales. Being... Read more →


Disbarred New York Attorney Indicted For Real Estate Investment Fraud Scheme

And Money Laundering NEWARK, N.J. – A disbarred New York attorney was indicted for allegedly engaging in a real estate investment fraud conspiracy that defrauded more than 15 victims of $5 million from 2009 to the present, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced today. Pasquale Stiso, a/k/a “Pat Stiso,” 54, of New Rochelle, New York, is charged by indictment with one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, seven substantive counts of wire fraud, and three counts of money laundering. The indictment was returned Oct. 14, 2015, by a federal grand jury sitting in Newark. Co-defendant Paul Mancuso previously pleaded... Read more →


From the Battlefield in Afghanistan to Selling Homes in Jackson, A Veteran's Story of Success

By Wendy Owen, JTOWN Magazine Originally Published April 2015 JACKSON– From Chris Kyle to Marcus Luttrell, heroism has been writ large on the screen, but there are heroes all around us. Hemingway wrote, "Courage is grace under pressure," and Al Brenner is one of these men who heroically live day-by-day through simple grace under pressure. Mr.… Read more →