What's Driving the Real Estate Market Right Now?

Residential housing traditional drops 28% in the 4th quarter of every year. Holidays and gatherings take precedent until we ramp up again in January. Not this year, all bets are off. Lack of inventory and rising rates are driving this machine and buyers don’t want 4% rates again. Dealing with 6 offers this afternoon on a house we didn’t under price, but priced fairly and marketed the ...

Excellent Conversation Points for Holiday Parties!!

You will likely be attending a couple of holiday parties in the coming weeks, so don’t get caught flat-footed when it comes to current events small talk!  We are going to arm you with everything you need to know for a vigorous debate with your fellow party-goers (just what we all want after work on a Friday night)!


What the heck is causing all this Inflation?! Everything costs ...

NJ TRANSIT Advances Billions In Major Capital Projects

NEW JERSEY - COVID-19 temporarily slowed transit ridership, but it did not slow NJ TRANSIT from continuing to improve service and the customer experience for its customers.

According to NJ TRANSIT reports, the quest to make improvements to infrastructure and other projects has resulted in NJ TRANSIT advancing over $4 billion to enhance system performance and add new vehicles to the fleet since ...

Join the Madison Area YMCA TODAY (Friday Nov 26) and They Will Waive The Initiation Fee.

TODAY ONLY! Join the Madison Area YMCA TODAY and we'll waive your initiation fee. Use code BFinitiation at check out when you register online.

Upcoming Events

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Thu, December 9, 6:00 PM

House of Dezign, Chatham

Sip & Sew at House of Dezign

Arts & Entertainment

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Fri, December 10, 6:00 PM

House of Dezign, Chatham

Sip & Sew at House of Dezign

Arts & Entertainment

A Week at Library of the Chathams Monday, December 6 – Sunday, December 12, 2021

 

PROGRAMS THIS WEEK:

Is Brand Loyalty a Thing of The Past?

Tuesday, December 7 – 7 pm

In the 50’s and 60’s “Mad Men” advertisers turned brand loyalty into gold.  As factories converted from war production to consumer goods, the companies that were able to distinguish themselves from their competitors with recognizable brands and iconic ...

What Types of Investment Vehicles Are Best?

Investors have an array of choices when constructing a portfolio. What vehicle is the best fit for your portfolio? Alternatives include individual securities like stocks and bonds, pooled style investments like exchange traded funds (ETFs) or mutual funds, and alternative assets like real estate and cryptocurrency.

Individual securities: Purchasing company stock or individual bonds ...

The Omicron Variant – What We Know Today

An update on the Omicron variant of COVID-19 from Atlantic Health System experts Steven Sheris, MD, Executive Vice President, Chief Physician Executive, Atlantic Health System, President, Atlantic Medical Group and Jason Kessler, MD, section chief, infectious disease, Morristown Medical Center. For more information ...

Lantern Hill Residents Contribute $184,775 to Hourly Staff for a Job Well Done

December 7, 2021

202 employees receive gift from 2021 Staff Appreciation Fund

Residents of Lantern Hill, an Erickson Senior Living community located in New Providence, New Jersey, recently made the holiday season a bit merrier for the community's staff by generously contributing more than $184,775 to the 2021 Staff Appreciation Fund.

The annual Staff Appreciation campaign is an opportunity for Lantern ...

New Book Combines Classic Cocktails and True Crime Stories

December 5, 2021

If you’re throwing a themed party or looking to curl up with some scintillating stories and a nightcap, “Mixology and Murder” by Kierra Sondereker (Ulysses Press; October 2021) has what you’re looking for.

“‘Mixology and Murder’ is a combination of two things I really enjoy — cocktails and true crime stories,” said author Kierra Sondereker, ...

Dickens Village in Maplewood NJ Celebrates the 2021 Holiday Season Starting on December 4th

November 29, 2021

MAPLEWOOD,  NJ -- Dickens Village, an annual Maplewood NJ tradition, returns to Ricalton Square this week and will be open to the public from 1pm - 4pm on December 4th, 11th and 18th.

In celebration of the yearly event, TAPintoTV takes a look back at Stephanie Willoughby's visit to Dickens Village in 2019, and the community tradition of re-creating the village from ...