When is the Best Time to Update a Kitchen?

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A home reflects the type of lifestyle it houses. The kitchen in a house with kids will be very different from the one used by a single person or empty nesters, and this will often lead to design decisions for the space.

If you are looking to sell, the consensus among real estate experts is that kitchen updates are important at some point before selling. What if you’re planning on staying in the house for a decade or more? It still may make sense to make them part of a renovation project rather than doing minor touch-ups here and there.

The best time to update a kitchen space can vary depending on your circumstances. However, there are some general guidelines that you can follow to help make the process easier.

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Simple, Low-Cost Ways to Revive Your Home

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After spending so much time at home, you may be looking forward to sprucing it up as people start coming over again. But these upgrades don’t have to do serious damage to your wallet. You can revive your home without spending too much by following these inexpensive home improvement tips.

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Realty Executives Mountain Properties Opens in Hamburg, NJ

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The full-service, premium brokerage serves Crystal Springs, Great Gorge Village, the Mountain Creek Ski Area, and greater Sussex County.

Realty Executives International and the New Jersey Region are pleased to announce the official opening of Realty Executives Mountain Properties in Hamburg, New Jersey. This full-service, premium real estate brokerage boasts two convenient locations at the Grand Cascades Lodge and the intersection of Routes 94 and 23. Led by owners Glenn Schechter and Jason Quitne, the brokerage specializes in the resort area of Crystal Springs, Great Gorge Village, the Mountain Creek Ski Area, and greater Sussex County.

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5 Ways to Keep Your Kids’ Closets Organized

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When living with kids, there’s bound to be overflowing amounts of love, endless laughter, and lots and lots of mess. One part of their bedroom that will never cease to be in a constant state of disorder is their closet. It’s a never-ending battle, and as parents or guardians, you must be ready with a few ideas and strategies to keep their wardrobe organized and free of clutter.

Keeping a well-coordinated closet is not just for your sake, it’s for your children too. It impacts the way your child gets ready and sets their mood for the day. If they are attending school, a wardrobe that is easily accessible and properly labeled can get them prepped in no time. It might seem like a trivial thing, but an organized closet can help boost your child’s confidence.

That’s why we’ve compiled a list of tips and tricks you can use to keep your kids’ closets in tip-top shape.

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Use Tech to Optimize Your Commercial Real Estate Properties for a Safe, Hygienic Return to Work

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The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the focus of workplaces towards ensuring the safety and wellbeing of employees, reducing the risk of the virus spreading. There are now COVID-19 guidelines that you must implement to protect health in the workplace. 

Upcoming technologies are the best way to enforce systems that keep employees and the workplace safe. If you are running a commercial real estate property, you must ensure that the space is safe and hygienic for occupants and employees.

This article will cover how technologies can help increase hygiene and safety in your commercial real estate properties by providing touchless access, managing occupancy levels for social distancing, and much more.

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Can I Buy a Home After Filing for Bankruptcy?

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Going bankrupt is one of the most distressing things that can happen to a person. Some of the common causes of bankruptcy include burdening medical expenses, job losses, excessive spending on credit, divorce or separation, and heavy expenses due to unforeseen events.

All of these can be quite taxing on your mental and physical health, as well as your financial outlook. On top of that, you may also be worried that you won’t be able to buy a home for yourself and your family anymore, which is an added burden. This article covers everything you need to know about buying a home after filing for bankruptcy.

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