What Makes a Good Neighbor

When you’re buying a home, you want to make sure everything is “perfect.” Before you even put an offer on a home, you usually scope out the neighborhood to make sure it’s safe. You may also want to get to know your neighbors first as well. Having good neighbors can really make or break your decision when buying a home. No one wants to live next door to someone who is constantly arguing with everyone over something silly. However, if you want good neighbors, you’ll first have to become one yourself! Here are a few tips to help get you started. Stop Over With a Plate of Goodies Whether it’s cookie, brownies, maybe something a little healthier like a fruit platter, food is always the way to someone’s heart. Especially if you are the newbie in town, this is a great way to break the ice. It also shows your neighbors that you are thinking of them. Keep The Gossip to Yourself Everyone has a tendency to gossip from time to time. However, gossiping really isn’t the best th…
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Simple Tips to Help Keep Your Kids’ Toys Organized

Remember the days when you could walk through your living room and not step on a Lego? If parenthood has made a mess out of your home, you’re not alone. Here are a few simple tips to help you lessen the clutter and reclaim your space. Choose Toys Wisely It happens to the best of us. No matter how hard we try, the toys just keep piling up. And since you’ll probably be stuck with them for a while, it does pay to be a bit picky when buying toys. To make toys more meaningful to your child, only buy them for holidays, special occasions and rewards. And do not feel bad asking relatives do the same. It also makes sense to avoid toys that are poorly-made, or over-sized. Stick to toys that can possibly grow with your child and help to encourage creativity as they get older. Give Each Toy a Home Whether you want to admit it or not, I think we’re all a little OCD. I mean, who likes piles of toys all over their living room? Buy a series of matching plastic bins and line them …
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Small Kitchen? Here Are 3 Simple Tips To Making It Efficient

For many of us, before we are homeowners, we are renters. And many times when you are renting, space is limited. It’s one thing to have a small living room or bedroom, but it really does stink to have a super small kitchen. I mean really, is there some kind of law that requires rental apartments to supply no more than a single square of kitchen counter space to each unit? If you’re struggling to prep and cook your meals, it may be time for a little kitchen revamp. Follow these 3 easy tips and transform your rental kitchen into the kitchen of your dreams. Get Rid of Items That You Do Not Need I’m sure if you rummage through your cabinets, you’ll find a handful of items that you haven’t used in over a year. You should also check the expiration on some of the food items as well. If there is something in decent condition, but you just have no use for it consider donating it. 2. Light It Up It’s no secret that good lighting can change the entire dynamic in any room. …
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Property Review: Colts Neck Dream Home

22 Country Club Lane, Colts Neck

As you drive onto Country Club Lane, you drive away from the mundane. On one side of the road you have the Colts Neck Golf Club which provides for the most beautiful backdrop. The rolling hills extend to the horizon and make the homes look like they are set atop a green sea. The property at 22 Country Club Lane is one that stands out in particular as it is located on this very side of the road with the landscape adding to its aesthetic appeal. In addition is has it's own 2.4 acres of manicured grounds which affords unrivaled privacy from the club. On the property is a sizable pool with fountains and enough surrounding area for a dozen lounge chairs. This is all surrounded with green fields with room for imagination to build on the space as you please.

When you enter the home itself, you can see that it is a true collaboration of master craftsmanship and attention to architectu…

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