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Found 8 blog entries for August 2014.

It is back to school next week! You have the children prepared to go back with new clothes, backpacks, and supplies. That is all that needs to be done, right? That may be  all they need to return back to the new school year, but you will want to keep yourself organized for what is in store. Here are some décor tips that will allow you to be back to school ready as well!

  • Create a school station: This station should include hooks for backpacks and jackets, and space for shoes. You can have this in the garage, laundry room, or front hallway.
  • Create a storage area: Whether you dedicate a closet or cabinet, this space should have all the school supplies you child needs. Keep it organized and easy to get to so your child does not need to waste time…
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If you have plans to renovate your home, or if you are looking to buy a new house that needs the handy man's touch, you should consider these remodeling ideas. We always love making every inch and corner in a house both functional and aesthetically pleasing. That is why we gathered these projects for you to try in your home!

  • Storage Stairs: We understand how frustrating it can be when your stray belongings do not have a place. Your staircase can be the best way to do this. You can add shelves alongside your staircase to keep your books and trinkets. Another good idea using your staircase is adding pull out draws to keep odds and ends. Finally, you can also consider turning the space under the stairs into a room for you pet.
  • Backyard Shed: If your…
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131 Dover Green Staten Island, NY 10312

Come and see this beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 bath townhome. Located in a private community close to a private park, pool, playground, tennis court and clubhouse. Close to schools, transportation and shopping. Beautifully renovated eat-in-kitchen with a granite and tile backsplash. Big and bright living room/dining room combo with crown molding and sliding glass doors to a nice yard with newer pvc fence. 3 big bedrooms and 2 renovated baths, lots of closets for storage. Built in garage.

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The wedding is complete and the honeymoon is over. It is time to start your life together in your new home. You will probably be getting an earful from relatives and friends on what you should be doing and how to do it. While their advice may be helpful, you need to remember it is YOUR home. Here are some essentials you must know to make yourself feel settled.

  • Getting curtains and/or blinds can really give a room the proper interior welcome. It is also a great way to start creating the color scheme for the room. This year’s popular colors in interior design have been emerald green, blues, and radiant orchid. 
  • The bedroom should be a place you both find inviting and relaxing. Make the colors of this room gender-neutral. Settle on a comforter, bed…
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Open house this weekend Sunday 12-2 pm


912 Prospect Avenue Toms River, NJ 08741

This charming home is located in Pine Beach. You can either go to the beach or swim in your own backyard that has an in ground pool. Inside, there is a living room, dining room and EIK with a door leading to the yard and 2 nice size bedrooms. There is a large basement that has 3 rooms. Laundry room, family room, bedroom. The furance, h/w heater & central air are all 4 years old along with a newer roof. No Superstorm Sandy damage!


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on Saturday August 16th 2014 from 1:00 - 3:00 pm

A beautiful Colonial style home located at 446 Laconia Avenue, 10305. Set in the peaceful neighborhood of Dongan Hills (below the boulevard). This well constructed home features 9.5 foot ceilings.

With a lot size of 2,850 square feet and a building square footage of 1,616 this home is spacious, open and a must see!

When you first walk into this One Family Semi-Attached home you will find on the first level an entry Foyer, coat closet, Living room, Dining room, Kitchen and a 1/2 bath. The second level includes a Master bedroom with closet, Closet and 2 additional bedrooms. On the third floor you will…

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This weekend will be hosting a public open house event on Saturday August 9th at

756 Correll Avenue. Staten Island, NY 10309 from 1:00-3:00 pm.

Directions: Bloomingdale Road

This gorgeous 3 bedroom, 3 bath home is an absolute MUST SEE! This part brick colonial located in Rossville features an open layout, beautiful hardwood floors, a spacious NEW EIK with granite counters, stainless steel appliances & sliders to yard with a deck and PVC fencing. Finished basement with a 3/4 bath, 2 rooms and a side entrance. Convenient to shopping and transportation.


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While this is not a common occurrence, some people do run into this situation: a situation where two or more buyers are so interested in a house that they make higher offers of the price they are willing to pay to try to become the new owner. If you are stuck in this pickle, here are the steps for winning!

REMEMBER: To compete in a bidding war, you will need to be prepared financially for the home purchase. You may also think that offering the most money might be the best way to win the bidding war. This is not an auction; no going once, going twice, SOLD! Sellers are more prompt to picking people who will meet their conditions.

  • Have everything financial done! This step should have been completed before you even started looking for a house. We…
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