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By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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After months of operating under a stay-at-home order, Governor Murphy has begun to allow New Jersey businesses to open back up. To reduce the potential for a second outbreak of COVID-19, the governor decided to approach reopening in phases. Currently, he allows restaurants to offer outdoor dining...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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Governor Murphy recently announced that the state will begin Phase 2 of the reopening process. That means allowing in-house dining at local restaurants as well as opening up non-essential businesses to the public again. Even so, he suggested that businesses continue to adhere to social distancing...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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How have you been spending your quarantine hours? Tackling your spring cleaning, perhaps? Now's the time to do it, that's for sure. Did you find clothes that don't fit you or your family anymore? Want to update your wardrobe but need to make room first? Take all of your gently used items to the W...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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Each May, the Downtown Westfield Corporation hosts a Girls' Day and Night Out. This is a chance for women to spend time pampering themselves and simply enjoying each other's company for one full day. This year, organizers wanted to continue this tradition. But how do you do that in the midst of C...

By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Samsel & Associates)
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TEAM ZUHL&Will be listing the home at 608 Kaplan Street in Roselle.  The home should be on the market around June 1st.  This Cape Cod style home is much larger than it looks.  There are 4 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, an eat-in kitchen, living room/dining room combo and much more.  The home is fres...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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Do you remember the Freshman 15 in college? Well, some of us seem to be reliving our college days. They call it the "quarantine 15". How have you spent your "stay at home" order? Streaming movies and binging on comfort food? Those pounds sneak up fast. Out Run Your Fork wants to motivate you to g...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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Expect to see cold, wet weather this weekend. It might not be the best time for yard work or projects to boost your curb appeal. But, forget the binge-watching for a moment. Instead, tackle some spring cleaning chores by clearing out your closet. Then, bag up your stuff for our local Presbyterian...

By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Samsel & Associates)
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It is really easy to find news about COVID these days.  The virus affects all ages and all demographics. The shutdown, similarly, affects all ages and all demographics. Here's how it is affecting real estate in our area. Rahway real estate usually has a cyclical feel to it - prices and sales peak...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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Millions of New Jersey residents continue to follow Governor Murphy's Stay at Home order. Currently, only essential businesses remain open, with restrictions. Usually, June marks the start of our local farmer's market season. However, beginning tomorrow (May 2nd), the Westfield Farmers Market ope...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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The way we buy and sell houses has changed over the last few weeks. In the past, open houses and private tours allowed buyers the opportunity to physically see a property. New restrictions make that impossible at this time. While some buyers might try to wait for their chance to "buy the dip" if ...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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Are you practicing good social distancing techniques? With many of us spending more and more time at home lately, we seem to find the time now to tackle those projects around that house that we put off for so long. Maybe you attempted to increase your curb appeal. Or you used your time to do some...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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Did you spot any rainbows while out on your daily walk in Westfield lately? It may seem like a little thing, but they certainly raise your spirits when you see them. With unemployment filings in the multi-millions over the last few weeks, we see more and more people struggling just to put food on...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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Last weekend, Governor Murphy declared a State of Emergency for New Jersey. In his Executive Order, he urged all residents to practice good hygiene practices (wash hands often and for 20 seconds at a time). He also asked that we practice social distancing to limit the potential for exposure to th...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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As more and more people get tested for COVID-19, we see confirmed cases in Westfield and the greater New Jersey area increase. Many businesses have either closed down for now or allowed their employees to work from home to limit exposure to the Coronavirus. Schools started up online teaching this...

By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Samsel & Associates)
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Homeowners and home buyers in Linden are smart to learn about the real estate market to help make an informed decision about when to buy and sell a home in Linden .Here’s what’s been happening lately.Inventory: 19 homes were sold in Linden in February, which is much lower than the 12 month averag...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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We have about a month left before the 2020 tax filing deadline. Currently, that is Wednesday, April 15th. However, in a recent address to the nation, President Trump announced that he would be allowing an extension for some "individuals and businesses negatively impacted" by COVID-19. Specifics a...

By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Samsel & Associates)
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Cranford remains one of the most sought after towns in Union County. Here's what's been happening in the Cranford real estate market this month.InventoryThere were 81 homes offered for sale in Cranford in February compared to the 72 homes that were on the market in February of 2019. 18 homes were...

By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Samsel & Associates)
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Let's take a look at how the real estate market in Clark performed in February.Inventory:In February, 11 single family homes were sold and 71 homes were offered for sale in Clark. This is the lowest active inventory seen in Clark since February of 2018. Low inventory often occurs as the days get ...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
(RE/MAX Select)
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We consider Westfield to be an affluent community. But even here, approximately 2.66% live below the poverty line. While that's significantly lower than the national average, some of our neighbors still need our help. This month, donate your old linens to the Westfield Used Linen Drive.Westfield ...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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Whether buying or selling a Westfield home, you need someone on your side who knows the local market. Navigating a real estate transaction can feel daunting sometimes. With your busy schedule, who has the time? Where do you start? To find the right real estate agent, keep the following tips in mi...

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