November 2015

There are 14 blog entries for November 2015.

So you're super excited because you finally saved up enough money to put a downpayment on your very first home. Kudos! You worked long and hard (and avoided expensive Starbucks drinks) to save up for that downpayment, so the last thing we want you to do is jeopardize it by making some common rookie mistakes. So here are some common blunders to avoid—and useful tips that could mean the difference between financial security and a heaping pile of debt.

(Incidentally, a simple call to our office will help you avoid all of these and more!) 

1. Not checking your credit report and score


Your credit is your financial lifeline; it is really the difference between breathing and asphyxiating. Knowing your credit score and how to boost it is key to

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Pre-Construction! Price for lovely new 1-family detached home in beautiful North Shore, Sunset Hill area. Savo Brothers Quality Construction Home. Oversized Property, 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, hardwood floors, Pella windows, granite kitchen and gas fireplace! 9-foot ceilings with crown moldings, custom interior staircase, 2-zone baseboard heat and A/C. Full-brick front, views of the bridge from 1st and 2nd floors! These homes are minutes away from the beautiful Cloves Lake Park and Silver Lake Golf Course! The North Shore is chock full of cool places to visit and easy to get around on public transportation! Take a look at this handy list via Wikipedia!

Important landmarks and points of interest located on the North Shore include the Staten

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Just Listed
43 and 45 W. County Road 537
Colts Neck, NJ  07722


43 W. County Rd. 537 is three floors of spacious office space in the desirable area of busy Rt. 537 in Beautiful Colts Neck NJ.  This Commercial building is perfect for Professional office space, a showroom or studio.  The basement is full and finished.  Parking is available for ten spots.


45 W. County Rd. 537 is also for sale and is a renovated building with separate offices, large parking lot with endless possibilities. These properties can also be sold as a package.  Plans to open and combine parking lots are available.


Please call Nancy Galatro at 917-975-5212  or the Robert DeFalco Office at 732-845-3200 for details. Robert DeFalco is your Premier New York/New

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Just Listed

411 Brickyard Road

Freehold, NJ  07728


Stunning Farm Home Set Back With A Circular Driveway In North Howell is Bordering Prestigious Colts Neck Sitting On Six Beautiful Acres With Breathtaking Views Of State Owned Land. This Home Features 4 Bedrooms,4 Bathrooms And Has Been Completely Renovated From Top To Bottom. The New Kitchen With Stainless Steel Appliances features Stone Countertops  And Marble Backsplash.

20151114141406749770000000-o The Three and one half bathrooms are new. There is four Zone Hot Water Baseboard And Radiant Heat along with Central Air Conditioning and Hardwood Floors Throughout.  Also featuring Anderson Windows With Plantation Shutters, Surround Sound System In Family Room, Wainscoting In Dining Room, Expanded Sun Room With

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If you’re one of those people who favor beer over a glass of wine any day of the week, then you really must venture into any one of these amazing beer gardens in Brooklyn, NYC. Brooklyn is slowly replacing Manhattan as the hottest (and most expensive) place to live. Sure, nothing beats the Greenwich Village and all of its historical character. But Brooklyn is fast becoming a destination deserving of its very own unique brand and character. AS long as you can tolerate man buns.

1. Radegast Hall & Biergarten

113 N 3rd St (at Berry St), Brooklyn, NY


If you’re into meeting new people, this beer garden has huge tables. Some call it a little slice of Munich.

Spuyten Duyvil

359 Metropolitan Ave (at Havemeyer St), Brooklyn, NY


The beer…
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In New York City, where buildings populate the streetscape like hot dog vendors, it’s virtually impossible for a single apartment to have the greatest curb appeal. But for wealthy individuals seeking something that will indelibly stand out, their best bet is luxury entry doors.

In case you haven’t noticed, luxury entry doors are the latest craze in real estate.

“It’s an announcement,” says Ian Bruce Eichner, CEO of the Continuum Company, which is developing the 83-unit condominium tower at 45 E. 22nd St. near Madison Square Park. Here, all unit entries will feature stained and fluted white oak doors, which measure 8 feet high and include bronze-finished hardware. (NY Post)"

We tend to agree with that assertion, which is why we wanted to

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185 Guyon Ave, Staten Island, NYWhen shopping for a home you can come across many styles such as modern,contemporary, and old world charm.  The homes for sale in Oakwood are a classic array of all styles as well as one and two family homes all situated on well-maintained streets with ample parks and open space. This lush neighborhood is filled with history and borders two beautiful parks; Gateway National Recreation area and Great Kills Park. Both parks have ample space for swimming, running, hiking, biking or just to enjoy the natural beauty of what Staten Island offers. Oakwood’s neighboring community is Richmondtown, which offers the community a 100 acre facility of historic buildings and New York City’s oldest working farm.

185 Guyon Ave, Staten Island, NY

If you’re interested in a neighborhood with many

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Living in New York you don’t find much serenity in this hustle and bustle environment. Imagine if you owned a home where the ocean views are endless? Unobstructed views from your terrace every day. You can sit outside and enjoy a glass of wine while you watch the sunset and still have the convenience of living in New York. Move right into this desirable oceanfront center hall colonial located at 741 Johnston Terrace in Staten Island. 

Situated in Princes Bay Staten Island, this neighborhood offers you everything unique such as beaches, boats and new houses. Wolfe’s Pond Park, one of the largest parks on Staten Island, is situated in the prestigious Princes Bay. Wolfe’s Pond Park offers a beach along the Raritan Bay and mountain biking trails as

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Just Listed! 21 Astor Drive Manalapan NJ

21 Astor Dr.

Renovated Majestic brick front Five bedroom and Four bath Colonial home located on a desirable cul-de-sac. This home is professionally landscaped with heated in-ground pool. This elegant home features a two story entrance foyer with iron and wood railing. Large Eat in kitchen with granite Stainless steel appliances. Formal Dining room with crown molding and shadow boxes. Sunken Family Room with fireplace. Great Room with Cathedral ceiling. Master bedroom with tray ceiling, Walk in closets and luxurious marble baths. New hardwood floors throughout. Full-finished walk out basement with windows, full bath gym/office or bedroom

. 21 Astor Dr.2

Sliding doors lead you to a deck overlooking the in-ground pool which backs

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Estate For Sale
51 Phalanx Road Colts Neck, NJ

Breathtaking Twelve acre Gated Estate. The solid Mahogany double door entry invites you to an open floor plan with handcrafted floating staircase, two story great room with beamed ceilings, palladium windows and grand stone fireplace.


The chefs kitchen features granite, marble counter tops and back splash. The Gourmet Kitchen boasts granite, marble counter tops and back splash, gourmet appliances with impressive center island.


The master bedroom suite has dual fireplace and tranquil master bath. Private guest suite with separate entrance. This home also has a beautiful heated in ground gunite pool, horse barn with seven stalls, run in shed, fenced paddocks, stable house and so

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