Short Hills Real Estate Blog

  • Buyers: Get Your Paperwork Ready

    BY Jill Birnberg

    Spring is the busiest time of year in the real estate market. Now is the time when many families with children begin looking at homes for sale so that they can move in between school years. In fact, there may be so many buyers that you’ll be faced ...

  • Get Your Home Ready for a Spring Sale

    BY Jill Birnberg

    The busiest season in the real estate market is upon us. Are you one of the many homeowners who will put their homes on the market this spring? You’re going to face more competition at this time of year, so it’s essential that you’re prepared...

  • 6 Common Real Estate Photo Mistakes

    BY Jill Birnberg

    Did you know that most homebuyers begin their home searches online? That means that before they ever step foot inside your home, potential buyers are forming opinions about it. You want your home to be well represented in your online listing and enti...

  • Paying All Cash For a House

    BY Jill Birnberg

    If you’re looking to beat out other offers in a competitive real estate market, then paying all cash can be a great option. There are many ways that homebuyers could find themselves with enough cash to make this feasible. Perhaps you’ve been savi...

  • 8 Ways to Know You’ve Found the Right Home

    BY Jill Birnberg

    When you begin your search for a new home, you may worry about how you’ll know if you’ve found “the one.” It’s normal to feel anxious about the purchase. After all, buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll ever make....

  • How to Price Your Home

    BY Jill Birnberg

    We’re gearing up for the spring home selling season. This is the busiest time of year in the real estate market, and many homeowners will be putting their houses up for sale. If you’re one of them, then you’ve no doubt thought about how much ...

  • Selling a Fixer Upper

    BY Jill Birnberg

    Are you thinking about selling a house that needs work? While it may seem intimidating to put a fixer-upper on the market, it’s not impossible to sell. In fact, there are many buyers out there who are looking for fixer-uppers. Not only can they sav...

  • What is a Move-In Ready Home?

    BY Jill Birnberg

    When you’re house hunting, you’re likely to come across listings that describe a home as being “move-in ready.” But what does move-in ready actually mean? Does it mean that no work needs to be done on the home? Or perhaps it means that it f...

  • Selling a Home Out of State

    BY Jill Birnberg

    While it’s not an ideal situation, you may find you need to sell a home that is out of state. In many cases, home sellers choose to buy a new home before selling their old one. But if that old home is several hours away, it presents you with a ne...

  • Buying in a “Good” Location

    BY Jill Birnberg

    We’ve all heard the saying, “Location, location, location!” But what does that actually mean? Buying a home in a good location will help ensure that you’re happy in your new home. It also means that you’ll have an easier time selling down t...