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September 2015

21 Activities for 21 Counties in New Jersey

The One Thing You Must Do in Every NJ County The Garden State is jam-packed with fun things to do. We’ve picked something special in every county, from North to South. By Lauren Bowers |  Warren County Hike the Appalachian Trail   The view of the Delaware River from Mount Tammany in Worthington State Forest….

6 Things New Homeowners Waste Money On

From Realtor.com Photo from istock/rhoon By Jamie Wiebe OK, we’ve said it time and again, but it bears repeating: Buying a home is a very big expense—and once you’ve kicked off all that spending, it’s easy to find yourself caught up in rampant lifestyle inflation. After all, you’ve got an enormous, shiny new house just waiting to be…

The Ultimate Open House Checklist- Curb Appeal Edition

Article written by: Chrystal Caruthers for realtor.com Photo from Realtor.com We know—selling your home is a marathon, not a sprint. It’s a big decision that can take years of dreaming, years of waiting for home values to return all while second-guessing yourself, your life choices, and the market. You’ve been patient. The house you expected to…

Why Being Organized Saves You Money

Article written by: Jennifer Nelson for HouseLogic.com Photo by: Burcu Avsar/Offset.com If you’ve ever accrued a late fee after losing a bill, thrown away spoiled peaches you forgot to eat, or bought yet another pair of sunglasses because you couldn’t find yours, then you know being disorganized can cost you money. At best, clutter in the…

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Use this handy home maintenance checklist to keep your house—and property—in peak condition this winter. By Barbara Winfield Fall is just around the corner: time to get your house in shape for the cooler months ahead. Although autumn can be one of the busiest seasons for homeowners preparing for winter, it’s also the best time…

Fall Lawn Tips, Prepare for Winter

From HouseLogic.com, Image by: Paul Balze, Article by: Lisa Kaplan Gordon Although spring lawn care gets all the attention, fall lawn care is the make-it or break-it season for grass. “I’m already thinking about next year,” says John Dillon, who takes care of New York City’s Central Park, which features 200 acres of lawn in…

Bergen County Kids (after school) Class Guide

From Bergenmama.com. Phew! After a summer filled with mom-planned road trips, day trips, crafting extravaganzas and an endless supply of wet bathing suits, you’re ready to throw in the towel. After-school kids classes and programs, anyone? Carefully researched and selected by our team of editors and staffers, we’ve got plenty to choose from here in…

6 Sneaky Ways to Make Your Home Look Expensive

From Realtor.com, Photo by Ladybird and Fellow Article by: Jamie Wiebe Want your place to look like those home design website images you drool over? Of course you do! Problem is, your budget may not match your design aspirations. Fear not! Making your home look high-end isn’t always about spending tons of cash. It’s a…

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