Christine Haines' Blog

Posted on 04/11/2021
Trending Architectural Styles for New Construction Homes
Photo by Anete Lusina from Pexels Residential architectural styles have long defined the current culture in America. At the turn of the century, colorful and elegant Victorian homes could be found in many towns across the country. By the 1950s, the practical ranch was popping up in every new suburb that was being created. Today, those who are...
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Posted on 04/08/2021
Video Tour - 333 Route 539, Cream Ridge, NJ 08514
Nestled back on your own country lane this custom-built log cabin is something you don’t want to miss! This home features 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths and floor to ceiling fire place. Master bedroom is located on the main level and second bedroom on the upper level with an additional over sized loft. A full bath is conveniently located on each level. This home’s open country kitchen overlooks the 3.5 acres of land. The covered porch is sure to please you for those summer barbecues, entertaining or just a peaceful night sitting by your fire pit. There is an oversized 2 car garage and 2 large paddocks and so much more this property has to offer...
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Posted on 04/08/2021
333 Route 539, Cream Ridge, NJ 08514 is now new to the market!
Nestled back on your own country lane this custom-built log cabin is something you don’t want to miss! This home features 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths and floor to ceiling fire place. Master bedroom is located on the main level and second bedroom on the upper level with an additional over sized loft. A full bath is conveniently located on each level. This home’s open country kitchen overlooks the 3.5 acres of land. The covered porch is sure to please you for those summer barbecues, entertaining or just a peaceful night sitting by your fire pit. There is an oversized 2 car garage and 2 large paddocks and so much more this property has to offer...
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Posted on 04/04/2021
What Does It Really Cost to Buy a Home?
The cost of buying a house extends beyond a seller's initial asking price. In fact, there are many "hidden" costs that buyers need to consider as they decide whether to purchase a house, such as: 1. Closing Costs There are various closing costs that a buyer may encounter before he or she finalizes a house purchase, including survey, appraisal...
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Posted on 03/28/2021
Evaluate the Buyer's Perspective
As a home seller, it generally is a good idea to consider the buyer's perspective. That way, you can determine why buyers may consider your house over other available properties and map out the home selling journey accordingly. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you assess the buyer's perspective before you embark on the house...
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Posted on 03/26/2021
Columbus, NJ Real Estate Market Update 3/26/2021
Click here to view Columbus, NJ blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 03/25/2021
48 Hawkin Road, New Egypt, NJ 08533 now has a new price of $299,000!
This completely renovated two-bedroom home is cute as can be and an absolute must-see! Everything has been stripped down and replaced! New electric, plumbing, heat, air conditioning, oil tank, septic, siding, windows, and roof. Beautiful new kitchen cabinets, laminate wood-look flooring, and tile flooring. The living room boasts a vaulted ceiling. Off the kitchen is a bonus room that would make a great home office. The very spacious laundry room is also conveniently located just a step from the kitchen and could serve several purposes including a pantry or mudroom. The property is very private and secluded but still located just a few...
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Posted on 03/21/2021
Want to Improve Your Workspace? Add LEDs Under Your Cabinets
Image by StockSnap from Pixabay Your kitchen is the ultimate workspace, but only if it has the lighting needed to properly illuminate your work area. Without the right lighting, you could end up fumbling through your tasks, failing to complete them to the best of your ability. Thankfully, resolving that problem is as easy as installing LEDs under...
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Posted on 03/19/2021
Video Tour - 36 Cypress Point Road, Mount Holly, NJ 08060
Must see this stunning Brandywine Model home in the popular Deerwood Country Club Estates! There is over 2,326 square feet of open space and two-car garage. The home features 9ft ceilings throughout. The Great Room is made extra cozy by a corner gas fireplace. The Gourmet Kitchen has beautiful granite counters, a breakfast area, all stainless appliances and sliding glass doors that lead to the outdoor deck. Just off the kitchen is the formal dining room and access to the partially finished basement. Just up the elegant 2 story staircase you will find three spacious bedrooms. The Master Bedroom offers an expansive entry way, full bath with...
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Posted on 03/19/2021
36 Cypress Point Road, Mount Holly, NJ 08060 is now new to the market!
Must see this stunning Brandywine Model home in the popular Deerwood Country Club Estates! There is over 2,326 square feet of open space and two-car garage. The home features 9ft ceilings throughout. The Great Room is made extra cozy by a corner gas fireplace. The Gourmet Kitchen has beautiful granite counters, a breakfast area, all stainless appliances and sliding glass doors that lead to the outdoor deck. Just off the kitchen is the formal dining room and access to the partially finished basement. Just up the elegant 2 story staircase you will find three spacious bedrooms. The Master Bedroom offers an expansive entry way, full bath with...
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Posted on 03/14/2021
Tips for Moving Economically and Efficiently
Perhaps the ultimate test of your planning and organizational skills is moving to a new house. If you fail to plan ahead and make the necessary preparations, moving can be a stressful and frustrating experience. On the other hand, if you approach it in a methodical, goal-oriented way, you'll be pleasantly surprised at how smooth the process will unfold....
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