Know Your Nest

February 20, 2018

Team Nest Builder knows that whether you are buying or selling a New Jersey home it can be quite the adventure, which is why you need an experienced real estate professional to guide you on the path to achieving your ultimate goal. But in this world of instant gratification and internet searches, ...

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According to the National Association of REALTORS most recent Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, married couples once again dominated the first-time homebuyer statistics in 2017 at 57% of all buyers. Team Nest Builder knows it's no surprise that having two incomes to save for down payments and ...

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Finding out a senior you love experienced a fall in their home feels terrible.  Learning they laid on the floor for hours unable to get up, and that the fall could have been easily avoided feels far worse.  Team Nest Builder’s Marketing Manager knows....her mother-in-law recently fell in her New ...

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Snow-bound and down? Team Nest Builder says, “Get out of the house, grab that dusty Radio Flyer sled out of the garage, and head to one of these Sussex or Morris County hills for brrrrrrrreath-taking fun!”   MORRIS COUNTY: Boonton: Tourne County Park (a portion of the park ...

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It's time to TREAT YOURSELF to a real trophy home!  Seeking a stunning 3BR/2.5 Bath pad with panache in upscale Puddingstone Heights that's both tranquil and private, yet minutes from Morristown?  29 High Ridge Road's your house! And you can check it out in person at our OPEN HOUSE this Sunday, ...

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Brrrrrr!!!!! This Northern New Jersey cold weather means chapped lips, dry hands and worse, frozen home pipes.  Team Nest Builder advises avoiding the disaster of bursting home pipes by adding these 10 tips to your winter home protection repertoire:   No Hosers! Disconnect those ...

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Seeking a move-in ready 3BR/2 Bath home in Morris Township? Mark your calendar NOW for Team Nest Builder's OPEN HOUSE for 77 Spring Brook Road, Morristown, happening this Sunday, January 7th from 1pm to 3pm. Need a little more convincing? Read on for the TOP 10 reasons you'll love this home! 1.

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Seeking a gorgeous 3BR/2.5 Bath home in a super location that's both tranquil and private, yet minutes from Morristown?  29 High Ridge Road's your house! Located in Parsippany Township, this elegant yet comfortable nearly 3,000 square foot home offers a rare mix of upgrades and high-end finish ...

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Don’t miss this weekend’s 2017 Weihnachtsmarkt: 16th Annual Lake Mohawk German Christmas Market at Lake Mohawk in Sparta!   Ranked as “One of the Top Ten Things to Do in December in the State”, this market offers 100+ vendors selling beautifully-crafted and unique gifts; delicious food & ...

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Before you tear into that turkey on Thanksgiving Day, get out of the house and head to one of these top Turkey Trots in Morris and Sussex Counties.  Team Nest Builder promises you won’t feel quite so bad about that second helping of pumpkin pie after running a 5K--gobble, gobble! Krogh’s Annual ...

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You’re readying your New Jersey home for houseguests.  You want them to feel welcome, comfortable, and — dare we say it? — maybe even a tad envious of your hosting prowess. No need to moonlight at hospitality school. Airbnb hosts with tons of great reviews supplied these quick, easy (and cheap!) ...

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The American Dream of homeownership lives on in New Jersey and beyond! Recent reports show that the US homeownership rate rebounded from recent lows and continues to head in the right direction. Personal reasons to own differ for each buyer, but basic similarities persist.  Today Team Nest Builder ...

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Brrrrr....here comes winter!   Help a needy Northern New Jersey dweller stay warm this season with your donation of new winter jackets and apparel through the Gift of Warmth program, a partnership between the United Way of Northern New Jersey, the New Jersey Herald and several Sussex County ...

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  The latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia explained that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage in the 100 largest metro areas in the United States. The updated numbers show that the range is an average of 3.5% ...

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Get your ghoul on in Northern New Jersey this Halloween with everything from parades, dinner theater and bowling to fun runs, haunted houses and trunk or treats. Team Nest Builder knows there’s Halloween fun for everyone! Saturday, October 21 5th Annual Dog Walk of the Dead, Sussex County ...

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Cue the fresh apple cider and hayrides---it’s pumpkin picking season in Northern New Jersey! Team Nest Builder recommends you grab the kids, flee the house and head to one of these 7 super pumpkin-picking spots, pronto! (Just be sure to call ahead to confirm they’ll be open as weather and stock may ...

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Finally! Time for your New Jersey home’s bathroom makeover! Pinterest-fueled fever dreams of fabulous bathrooms fill your nights, while days fly by filled with fluttering pages of home design magazines.  Hot idea after hot idea after---WHOA!  Slow down there for a second! If you have any of the ...

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You’ve spent Spring and Summer sweating over the care of your lawn.  When cooler weather comes to New Jersey, it’s time to sit back and relax, right?  Not so fast!  Late-season yard care plays an important role in overall lawn health, and minimizes the time and effort you’ll spend on lawn ...

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Team Nest Builder knows it's tough to keep your New Jersey home perpetually company-ready clean---who has the time? YOU do! Just follow these 9 quick-and-easy habits for an always-clean home!

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Drink, eat and be merry at any or all of these 4 Northern New Jersey Oktoberfests (lederhosen optional.)  Team Nest Builder says, “Prost!”  (“Cheers!”) The 19th Annual Chester Lions Club Oktoberfest and Antique Car Show, Chester September 23rd-24th The Chester Lions Club hosts its 19th ...

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If the mention of wallpaper has you envisioning Grandma’s dated floral pink pattern or old-fashioned floor-to-ceiling flocked bathroom walls, think again!  Wallpaper today features in many an interior decorator's home design and brings a breath of fun and drama to today’s New Jersey homes.  Team ...

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If the thought of your commute leaves you with clenched fists and a pounding headache, it's time to R-E-L-A-X!  Imagine living a mere 5 minutes from the Morristown train station in a home you're proud to come home to, in a wonderful Randolph neighborhood.  Team Nest Builder offers you the chance to ...

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As the weather turns crisper, the leaves change color and the days shorten, you may be wondering if buying your New Jersey dream home NOW is a good idea.  Newsflash:  It’s a GREAT idea!  Here, Team Nest Builder lists four strong reasons to buy a New Jersey home today, instead of waiting. Prices ...

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Is your child always singing along to the radio? Belting out songs in your New Jersey home?  Maybe even taking vocal lessons? Team Nest Builder wants you to be aware that you can take their singing to the next level with The Children’s Chorus of Sussex County! The Children’s Chorus of Sussex ...

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Mmmmmm.....apple pie, apple pancakes, apple butter, apple cake....Make yours with the freshest of apples by picking your own this Fall in Northern New Jersey!  Team Nest Builder notes that prime New Jersey apple-picking season runs now through October 31st, so round up your friends and family and ...

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Team Nest Builder says, “Lucky Sussex County!”  Both Ogdensburg and Byram celebrate festivals this Saturday, September 9th, on what’s predicted to be a day of sunny skies. OGDENSBURG DAY This festival kicks off with a fishing contest at 8:30 am at Heater’s Pond, then continues from noon until ...

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So you want to lend a hand to Hurricane Harvey victims who lost their homes, but feel befuddled by the huge amount of donation websites? Team Nest Builder recommends donating supplies locally at one of these three Sussex County locations: The Lafayette School 178 Beaver Run Road, ...

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Does your household love Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars”? Do you imagine yourself in “Cake Boss”? Now’s your chance to make your baking mark in Sussex County! The Friends of the Sussex-Wantage Library invite amateur bakers ages 10-and-up to participate in the second annual Cupcake Contest taking ...

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Thinking of buying your New Jersey dream home? Don't go it alone! Read these 5 reasons why you should work with pros like Team Nest Builder: In a Nutshell Hiring a real estate professional like Team Nest Builder to buy your New Jersey dream home, or sell ...

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Thinking of buying your New Jersey dream home? Don't go it alone! Read these 5 reasons why you should work with pros like Team Nest Builder: In a Nutshell Hiring a real estate professional like Team Nest Builder to buy your New Jersey dream home, or sell ...

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