Know Your Nest

May 11, 2021

Team Nest Builder is proud to be hosting 3 Garage Sale Events this year! It’s FREE for you to participate, and we take care of ALL advertising in print and on-line, and we place driveway signs and street directional signs leading buyers to your home on the day of the sale.  We also provide ...

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4 Big Incentives for Homeowners to Sell Now   The housing market keeps sailing along. The only headwind that could take it off course is the lack of inventory for sale. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that there were 410,000 fewer single-family homes for sale this March ...

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The 3 Sparta Community Garage sales are coming up soon. CLICK here to find YOUR Garage Sale date and sign up today! Spots are limited to 50 spots per area and we are filling up fast! For over a decade we’ve helped hundreds of our Sparta neighbors not only clean out their garages, basements and ...

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Absolutely gorgeous colonial in The Summit at Sparta just listed on the market. This 4 Bedroom 3 Bath colonial is an entertainers dream. The Pride of ownership is evident in this home. This is one you won't want to miss! Call Lynn today with Team Nest Builder to schedule your private showing.

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Will the Housing Market Maintain Its Momentum?   Last week’s Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows sales have dropped by 3.7% compared to the month before. This is the second consecutive month that sales have slumped. Some see this as evidence ...

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4 Tips to Maximize the Sale of Your House   Homeowners ready to make a move are definitely in a great position to sell today. Housing inventory is incredibly low, driving up buyer competition. This gives homeowners leverage to sell for the best possible terms, and it’s fueling a steady ...

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  This year, mortgage rates have started to slowly climb above recent record-breaking lows. Many homeowners planning to move may feel like they’ve missed the chance to score a great rate on their next mortgage. In reality, there’s still time to secure a rate far below the historic norm. Here’s ...

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As vaccines are administered and travel resumes, many of us are beginning to plan for those long-awaited vacations we missed out on over the past year. Some households are focusing their efforts on buying a vacation home rather than staying in a hotel, too. The National Association of Home ...

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There has been a lot of discussion as to what will happen once the 2.3 million households currently in forbearance no longer have the protection of the program. Some assume there could potentially be millions of foreclosures ready to hit the market. However, there are four reasons that won’t ...

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There has been a lot of discussion as to what will happen once the 2.3 million households currently in forbearance no longer have the protection of the program. Some assume there could potentially be millions of foreclosures ready to hit the market. However, there are four reasons that won’t ...

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Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released a very encouraging jobs report. The economy gained 916,000 jobs in March – well above expert projections of 650,000 to 675,000. The unemployment rate fell again and is now at 6%. What does this mean for you? Our lives are deeply impacted by ...

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What It Means To Be in a Sellers’ Market If you’ve given even a casual thought to selling your house in the near future, this is the time to really think seriously about making a move. Here’s why this season is the ultimate sellers’ market and the optimal time to make sure your house ...

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SNEAK PEAK- 112 Skyline Drive Sparta- Sweet updated Farmhouse Colonial sitting on just under 5 acres offering both serenity & convenience. Don't miss smart lighting, solid wood interior doors, farmhouse style hardware and light fixtures, and recessed lighting and ceiling fans in most living ...

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To Renovate or Not To Renovate Before You Sell   When thinking about selling, homeowners often feel they need to get their house ready with some remodeling to make it more appealing to buyers. However, with so many buyers competing for available homes right now, renovations may not be as ...

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What Is the #1 Financial Benefit of Homeownership?   There are many financial and non-financial benefits of homeownership, and the greatest financial one is wealth creation. Homeownership has always been the first rung on the ladder that leads to forming household wealth. As Freddie ...

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Will the Housing Market Bloom This Spring?   Spring is almost here, and many are wondering what it will bring for the housing market. Even though the pandemic continues on, it’s certain to be very different from the spring we experienced at this time last year. Here’s what a few industry ...

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What Are the Benefits of a 20% Down Payment? If you’re thinking of buying a home this year, you may be wondering how much money you need to come up with for your down payment. Many people may think it’s 20% of the loan to secure a mortgage. While there are plenty of lower down payment options ...

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The Reason Mortgage Rates Are Projected to Increase and What It Means for You   We’re currently experiencing historically low mortgage rates. Over the last fifty years, the average on a Freddie Mac 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has been 7.76%. Today, that rate is 2.81%. Flocks of homebuyers ...

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Where Have All the Houses Gone?   In today’s housing market, it seems harder than ever to find a home to buy. Before the health crisis hit us a year ago, there was already a shortage of homes for sale. When many homeowners delayed their plans to sell at the same time that more buyers ...

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Millennials: Is It Time to Buy a Bigger Home? In today’s housing market, all eyes are on millennials. Not only are millennials the largest generation, but they’re also currently between 25 and 40 years old. These are often considered prime homebuying years when many people begin to form their ...

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Team Nest Builder is proudly hosting a "Love Your Frontline Worker" on-line event to show some extra LOVE to our frontline workers this Valentines Day weekend. With everything going on right now, we think that our local frontline workers deserve an hour or two of pampering at Nail Q right here ...

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TEAM NEST BUILDER is proud to be hosting a Love Your Frontline Worker event. Do you have a favorite Frontline Worker who lives OR works in Sparta? Nominate them today to "show the love" and have them be entered to win a FREE Mani/Pedi at Nail Q in Sparta!   -Nominations may be submitted ...

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6 Foundational Benefits of Homeownership Today Over the past year, our homes have become an integral part of our lives more than ever. They’re much more than the houses we live in. They’re our workplaces, virtual schools, and safe havens that provide shelter, stability, and protection through ...

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Lynn Garafola leader of Team Nest Builder has been awarded the NJAR Platinum Level Circle of Excellence Award for 2020.   Lynn said, "This is an absolute honor and the first time in my 28 year Real Estate career to achieve Platinum level in-spite of the challenges and distractions we ...

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TEAM NEST BUILDER is proud to be hosting a Love Your Frontline Worker event. Do you have a favorite Frontline Worker who lives OR works in Sparta? Nominate them today to "show the love" and have them be entered to win a FREE Mani/Pedi at Nail Q in Sparta! -Nominations may be submitted through ...

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The Northeast just got a huge snowstorm and we have another storm projected to hit next week! Here are 10 things you can do to relieve some boredom while you are stuck inside! Scroll TNB.com of course! Its always fun to scroll Real Estate listings and find your dream home. Thinking of sunny ...

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Why Moving May Be Just the Boost You Need   As we look back over the past year, we’ve certainly lived through one of the most stressful periods in recent history. After spending so much more time at home throughout the health crisis, some are wondering if they should move to improve their ...

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Why Right Now May Be the Time to Sell Your House   The housing market made an incredible recovery in 2020 and is now positioned for an even stronger year in 2021. Record-low mortgage interest rates are a driving factor in this continued momentum, with average rates hovering at historic ...

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TEAM NEST BUILDER is proud to be hosting a Love Your Frontline Worker event. Do you have a favorite Frontline Worker who lives OR works in Sparta? Nominate them today to "show the love" and have them be entered to win a FREE Mani/Pedi at Nail Q in Sparta! Nominations may be submitted through ...

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COMING SOON-63 Skyline Drive, Sparta. Lovely well maintained side hall colonial situated on a 2.4 acre lot on a cul-de-sac street. Adorable porch in front. This is a turn-key home just waiting on your updates. There is an on-grade garage and full basement. Above ground ROTH oil tank in basement.

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