Know Your Nest

September 24, 2018

Home values rose dramatically over the last twelve months. In CoreLogic’s most recent Home Price Index Report, they revealed that national home prices increased by 6.2% year-over-year. CoreLogic broke down appreciation even further into four price ranges, giving us a more detailed view than if ...

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It's a double OPEN HOUSE weekend in Sparta!  Find your dream home Sunday, September 23rd from 1-3pm! Perched handsomely on an acre in the beautiful Sparta Mountain community, 28 Waters Edge offers a 4BR 2.5 Bathroom home with space and style.     Located in the prestigious Sparta Mountain ...

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Longing to live the lake lifestyle? Check out 137 Hillside Road in Sparta at our OPEN HOUSE this Sunday, September 23rd from 1-3pm! Visit our newest home available in Sparta's highly desirable Lake Mohawk community!  This 3 bedroom, 2 bath home at 137 Hillside Road, Sparta, features a wood ...

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Today, residents along the Carolina Coast are picking through what remains of their homes. Others continue to face the threat of flash floods as Hurricane Florence, now a tropical depression, continues to drop trillions of gallons of water in parts of North Carolina, South Carolina, and ...

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  Highlights: According to a new survey from Open Listings, 62% of Americans ages 25-54 believe that buying a home is more stressful than planning a wedding. Many young couples are saving for a wedding and a home at the same time. The average US wedding now costs 66% ...

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This weekend, hit 3 fantastic new-to-market homes in Sparta! All OPEN HOUSES run Sunday, September 16th from 1-3pm---choose one, or visit them all! 1 Lambert Drive Welcome to Sparta’s highly-desirable Sussex Mills neighborhood! Spread out and enjoy the gracious space in this 6000+ SF home ...

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Sparta’s historic Chaumont estate, a 58-acre property located at 210 East Mountain Road with a famous past, is now being offered for sale through Lynn Garafola and Team Nest Builder, of Realty Executives’ Sparta office. Owner Stephen Tilton reminisces, “Growing up in Lake Mohawk, I worked as a ...

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Locate a 9/11 Memorial Event near you, and pause to remember those lost 17 years ago... HOPATCONG Annual Memorial Ceremony takes place at 10am on September 11 at Fireman’s Park, located directly in front of Hopatcong Borough Hall at 111 River Styx Road.  Borough Councilman Bradley Hoferkamp, ...

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Team Nest Builder supplies five reasons why listing your New Jersey home for sale this fall makes sense: Strong Demand The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows buyer demand remains very strong throughout the vast majority of the country. Buyers are ...

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The latest Existing Home Sales Report issued by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) revealed that home sales have decreased for four consecutive months and are at their slowest pace in over two years. This has some industry leaders puzzled considering the fact that the economy is ...

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For many Americans, buying their first home is their first taste of achieving part of the American Dream. Team Nest Builder knows there’s a sense of pride that comes along with owning your own home and building your family’s wealth through your monthly mortgage payment. It may seem hard to ...

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Seeking a home in beautiful Sparta, New Jersey? It's your weekend!  Hit these TWO super OPEN HOUSES this Sunday, August 19th from 1pm-3pm and find your new dream home! 72 Morning Star Drive, Sparta Perched on the top of a pretty knoll, this lovely 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom Colonial home resides ...

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Thinking of finding a New Jersey home and commuting to work in New York City? Here, Team Nest Builder offers an evaluation of 5 methods of making the commute--read on to get moving! Follow the PATH Fast and cheap, the PATH Subway connects Newark, Hoboken and Jersey City to Manhattan Midtown ...

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Do you drool over Lake Mohawk homes? Find yourself dreaming of a home on Lake Hopatcong? Turn green with envy over Green Pond houses? What are you waiting for? Start your search for a waterfront home now! But before signing on the dotted line, gain answers to these 10 questions: 1. Can you ...

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You know you’re ready to open or expand your business, and you’re wondering, “Should I rent space? Or buy commercial property and build?"  Purchasing a property helps you enjoy higher flexibility and freedom, but the search for commercial property that suits your needs can be difficult. Here, Team ...

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So you want to get out of your house and hit the 2018 New Jersey State Fair Sussex County Farm & Horse Show, but you can’t afford a hit to your wallet? Team Nest Builder offers these helpful tips for taming your spend: Admit One There’s loads of admission savings--just plan for your ...

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You'll adore this lovely 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom Colonial home perched on the top of a knoll in one of Sparta's most sought-after neighborhoods:  Sunset Lakes. See 72 Morning Star Drive for yourself at our OPEN HOUSE Sunday, August 5th from 1-3pm! Make this YOUR home and you'll enjoy an in-ground ...

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Every New Jersey homeowner wants to make sure that they maximize their financial reward when selling their home, but how do you guarantee that you receive the maximum value for your house? Team Nest Builder offers two ways to ensure that you get the highest price possible: 1. Price it a ...

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Highlights: Many buyers are purchasing a home with a down payment as little as 3%. You may already qualify for a loan, even if you don’t have perfect credit. Take advantage of the knowledge of your local professionals who are there to help you determine how much you can ...

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The Aspiring Home Buyers Profile from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) found that the American public is still somewhat confused about what’s required to qualify for a home mortgage loan in today’s housing market. The results of the survey show the main reason non-homeowners do not own ...

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Team Nest Builder knows it’s easy for e-waste---tv sets, printers, laptops, etc.--to pile up. Here’s your opportunity to rid yourself of it in Sussex County! It’s the Sussex County Municipal Utilities Authority E-Waste Collection Event! The scoop: DATE: Saturday, July 21st TIME: 7 am - ...

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Getting ready to remodel your New Jersey home's kitchen? Team Nest Builder shares these top 4 tips for maintaining your sanity (and budget)! Expect the Unexpected Even the best-laid plans go awry during a kitchen remodel--be prepared!  Add a 10% cushion to your finanical plan for problems ...

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Team Nest Builder wants you to discover the beauty and diversity of Morris County’s Community Gardens through the people, plants, and planting techniques that make gardens thrive. It's Morris County Community Garden FREE Open Gates Weekend! Tour the many gardens, discover how to start one in ...

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Concerned that your family will no longer be able to afford the most precious piece of the American Dream – your own home? Let Team Nest Builder assuage your fears... It’s not just a home’s price that determines its affordability--it’s also the monthly cost determined by the price and the ...

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Team Nest Builder offers not one, but TWO enchanting homes this weekend---185 Milton Road on Saturday, and 28 Waters Edge on Sunday (1-3pm both days.)  Seeking the perfect Sparta home? Make plans today! Want to learn more? Read on! 185 Milton Road: A Stately Sparta 4BR 2.5 Bath on 6+ Beautiful ...

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It’s time for the skies to explode in beautiful color as crowds “ooh” and “ahh”! Here, Team Nest Builder shares the scoop on the this week’s Lake Mohawk fireworks display and the Sparta 4th of July Parade.  Join in the fun! Lake Mohawk Country Club Fireworks Grab your viewing spot early! ...

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Team Nest Builder offers TWO wonderful Open Houses this weekend---head to one, or both, and find YOUR dream home! 329 West Shore Trail, Sparta Live lakeside on Sparta's beautiful Lake Mohawk with your own, private heated in-ground pool! Check out this fantastic lakeside home, 329 West Shore ...

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Many people sit on the sidelines trying to decide if they should purchase a home or sign a rental lease. Some wonder if it makes sense to purchase a house before they get married or start a family, some think they are too young, and still, some others think their current incomes won’t enable them ...

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