35 Money-Saving Household Habits

By: Amy Howell Hirt


Adopt a few of these home tips to find a bit more cash each month.

Making A Strong Purchase Offer That Gets Accepted

Housing inventory in New Jersey, remains low, making our local residential real estate market a seller’s market. Well-priced homes in desirable locations are selling quickly, and in some instances, receiving multiple offers.

In this climate, making a stronger offer than other buyers will make all the difference. Your agent will guide you through the process and help you create the strongest possible offer within your comfort zone and affordability limits.

Here are some things to consider to make your offer as strong as possible and, ultimately, acceptable to the seller.

4 Important Tips For First-Time Home Sellers

Selling your home is one of those big life events. Because most people don't sell a home very often, some good solid advice in the beginning can help avoid making costly errors in judgement.

So where should you go for the best advice?  A real estate professional. Find someone that you can trust, invite them to your home, share your plans with them, and get all your questions answered. Get an agent involved before you start any preparation. A good agent's guidance will go a long way to save you time, money and aggravation.

Choosing the right real estate professional, pricing your home strategically, and properly preparing your home are the primary keys to success.


Why Hasn't Your Home Sold? . . . The 8 Most Common Reasons

Did your listing expire without selling? Is everybody else's home selling but yours? If you're serious about selling, then you're probably pretty frustrated. It's time to take a fresh approach.

There are reasons your home has not sold that are unique to your situation. You should take note of the feedback you received on showings and discuss the reasons with your agent to come up with a new strategy.

Here are the 8 most common reasons a house remains unsold as well as actions you can take to get it sold.