Christine Haines' Blog

Posted on 11/29/2020
How To Start Living Green
When you own a home, you want to reduce your costs as much as possible. As a homeowner and environmentally conscious person, you may also want to reduce your carbon footprint and reduce the amount of waste that you and your family produce. Read on for some tips on how to reduce the amount of trash you produce on...
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Posted on 11/27/2020
Video Tour - 57 Woodland Ave, Denville, NJ 07834
2 bedroom ranch, 1.5 bath, large living room, laundry area and full basement with 2 car garage. Home is in need of major REHAB. Selling in "as is" condition. Dead end street, backs to woods with plenty of yard space. Use your imagination and make this home your...
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Posted on 11/27/2020
57 Woodland Ave, Denville, NJ 07834 is now new to the market!
2 bedroom ranch, 1.5 bath, large living room, laundry area and full basement with 2 car garage. Home is in need of major REHAB. Selling in "as is" condition. Dead end street, backs to woods with plenty of yard space. Use your imagination and make this home your...
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Posted on 11/22/2020
Energy Efficient Tips for Older Homes
Photo by Vivint Solar from Pexels When your pocketbook determines you can’t afford a new, energy-efficient home, you can still satisfy your preferences by upgrading an older house. Try these options for improving energy efficiency in your home. Apply for the FHA’s Energy-Efficient Mortgage program. With an EEM, you can finance an already energy-efficient home or use funds...
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Posted on 11/15/2020
Young or Retired, Many Potential Home Sellers Stay Put
Image by Mudassar Iqbal from Pixabay Construction of affordable starter homes is failing to keep pace with the number of first-time house hunters. At the same time, more homeowners are resisting the siren song of selling to these potential buyers in order to move up or downsize. It's a trend called "rising tenure length." Owners are staying put....
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Posted on 11/08/2020
Selling - Home Staging and First Impressions
Photo by 영훈 박 via Pixabay The saying goes that you only get one chance to make a first impression and that applies not only to our personal and professional lives but also to real estate. Humans are sensory by nature, and those senses are linked to emotions that often determine our decisions. When you have the opportunity...
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Posted on 11/01/2020
Best Home Improvement Projects to Complete Before Selling
Image by Hermann Schmider from Pixabay Are you planning to sell your home soon? Then this is the time to take care of those home improvements that will make your home more attractive to buyers. As a homeowner who's been through the sale process before, you know how important it is to make a good impression on buyers....
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Posted on 10/25/2020
Recipe: Delicious Coffee Desserts
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels You don’t have to worry about putting on a pot of coffee after dinner when you use these recipes. Make coffee part of your dessert for a delicious treat with just a touch of caffeine. Coffee & Whipped Cream Brownies A bit of instant coffee and some heavy whipping cream can spruce up...
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Posted on 10/22/2020
Video Tour - 51 Woodchuck PKWY Drive #51, Whiting, NJ 08759
Pine Ridge at Crestwood Senior Community 55 years and older. Owner Occupied only. Mobile home in need of TLC. Being sold in AS IS condition 2 bedroom home features large living room with bump out, laundry in hall closet, and spacious kitchen. Oil heat and window a/c . Lot rent is $665.99 a month / CREDIT/BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIRED BY PINE RIDGE ASSOC. CASH only purchase - buyer must be approved by park...
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Posted on 10/22/2020
51 Woodchuck PKWY Drive #51, Whiting, NJ 08759 is now new to the market!
Pine Ridge at Crestwood Senior Community 55 years and older. Owner Occupied only. Mobile home in need of TLC. Being sold in AS IS condition 2 bedroom home features large living room with bump out, laundry in hall closet, and spacious kitchen. Oil heat and window a/c . Lot rent is $665.99 a month / CREDIT/BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIRED BY PINE RIDGE ASSOC. CASH only purchase - buyer must be approved by park...
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Posted on 10/18/2020
Tips for Selecting the Right Buyer's Agent
Photo by Christina Morillo from Pexels When you view a home for the first time and speak to the agent hosting an open house or showing the home, you're talking to someone working for the seller -- not for you. Anything you share could be passed on to the seller -- and used to leverage a better offer...
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Posted on 10/11/2020
Buying Investment Property: How to Make Quick ROIs
Photo by Mohamed Hassan via Pixabay Buying property is a long-term investment. If you’re looking to make quick income from property, the only way is to buy low and sell high with minimal input for remodeling, upgrades, or even paint. However, if you intend to keep your property as a rental here are a few of the basics...
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