Short Hills Real Estate Blog

  • New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

    BY Jill Birnberg

    It’s a brand new year, and if you’re like most Americans, you’ve made a New Year’s resolution or two. Perhaps you’ve made a commitment to eat better or exercise more. But have you thought about resolutions you can make for your home? We...

  • Home Design Trends for the New Year

    BY Jill Birnberg

    It’s a new year AND new decade! Could there be a better time to update your home’s interior? We don’t think so. Whether you’ve just moved into your new home or you want to refresh your home for sale, we’ve got some great ideas for you. Here...

  • 2020 Housing Trends

    BY Jill Birnberg

    Not only is it a New Year – but we’re also heading into a new decade! That can bring lots of change, especially if you’re buying a selling a home in 2020. We’ve looked at what the experts have to say about what to expect in the coming year an...

  • When Santa Makes Your Down Payment

    BY Jill Birnberg

    Did Santa bring you the cash for a down payment on a home this year? Lucky you! That’s a fantastic gift to receive. However, you must be aware of certain requirements that need to be followed when you’re using a gift of cash as your down paymen...

  • 5 Ways to Quickly Cozy Up Your Home

    BY Jill Birnberg

    The holidays are here, and nothing beats curling up in a cozy home. If you’ve just moved or you’re currently selling, then creating a cozy vibe quickly is a must. Luckily, it doesn’t take tons of time or money to make your home warm and invitin...

  • How To Choose the Best Agent

    BY Jill Birnberg

    If buying or selling a home is on your list for 2020, then you’ll want to start searching for a professional real estate agent to help you during the process. Working with an expert in your market will help make the process smoother, easier, and ...

  • Avoid These Winter Home Selling Mistakes

    BY Jill Birnberg

    While winter is often considered the off-season in real estate, that doesn’t mean there aren’t serious homebuyers out there. And though there may be fewer buyers in the market for a home, that doesn’t mean winter isn’t a good time to list. ...

  • Preparing to Buy a Home in 2020

    BY Jill Birnberg

    Is your 2020 New Year’s resolution to buy a home? Congratulations! Buying a home is a major lifetime achievement. Resolving to make it happen brings you even closer to your dream of home ownership. If you want to put yourself on the path to succe...

  • Improving Your Credit Score

    BY Jill Birnberg

    Are you hoping to buy a new home in 2020? Then you probably already know how important your credit score will be when applying for a home loan. Your score will help determine the terms you’ll get on a mortgage – the better your score, the better ...

  • Hosting Holiday Guests in Your New Home

    BY Jill Birnberg

    Did Santa bring you an early Christmas gift in the form of a new house? Congratulations! That’s a wonderful way to end the year. If you’re getting ready to host holiday guests in your new home, then it’s time to make preparations so that they...