Christine Haines' Blog

Posted on 05/02/2021
4 Home Improvements Sellers Should Consider
Photo by La Miko from Pexels If you're getting ready to sell your home, then you might suddenly find yourself faced with deciding which home improvements are the best to tackle. Though it can seem like a hassle -- and it's going to cost you some time and money -- the reality is that even a few improvements...
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Posted on 04/26/2021
Columbus, NJ Real Estate Market Update 4/26/2021
Click here to view Columbus, NJ blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 04/25/2021
1031 Exchange Basics
Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko from Pexels “1031 exchange” or “like-kind exchange” are terms you may have encountered in the real estate world. While the name might make it sound like a tax form, it actually refers to an entire type of business transaction. If you are interested in buying or selling investment property, it’s important to understand what...
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Posted on 04/20/2021
Video Tour - 19b Molly Pitcher Blvd 19B Molly Pitcher Blvd, Whiting, NJ 08759
Most popular model Oxford II in Crestwood Village 4 This home features 2 bedrooms 1 bath with separate vanity and dressing area. Large eat in kitchen. Plenty of storage space. Laundry room/ mudroom, front porch/ sunroom . Large screened florida room in the back. 1 car garage . This home is being sold as is but paint and carpet will go a long way, just needs a little love. This home backs to the woods and is very private. Nicely landscaped and looking for new owners. Come check it...
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Posted on 04/20/2021
19b Molly Pitcher Blvd 19B Molly Pitcher Blvd, Whiting, NJ 08759 is now new to the market!
Most popular model Oxford II in Crestwood Village 4 This home features 2 bedrooms 1 bath with separate vanity and dressing area. Large eat in kitchen. Plenty of storage space. Laundry room/ mudroom, front porch/ sunroom . Large screened florida room in the back. 1 car garage . This home is being sold as is but paint and carpet will go a long way, just needs a little love. This home backs to the woods and is very private. Nicely landscaped and looking for new owners. Come check it...
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Posted on 04/18/2021
How to Keep Your Home Cool and Dry in Humid Climates
Image by Bruno from Pixabay When building a new home, climate has the potential to affect every decision. The architecture and layout of your home, landscaping and features all need to be the best possible choices for the region you’re building in. While you always have some freedom, knowing the best practices for building homes in humid climates...
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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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