Gloria Nilson & Co. Real Estate Blog

Choosing the Right Schools When You Move

May 24, 2017

Making sure your kids get a good education is important. Here's what to consider when searching for the best school after moving to New Jersey.
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Best Summer Camps in New Jersey

May 17, 2017

Summer is almost here. Find the perfect summer camp for your kids by browsing our list of the best summer camps in New Jersey.campfire at night in NJ

Choosing the Kitchen That's Right for You

April 19, 2017

One of the most important aspects of any home is the kitchen. Here are some things to consider as you look for the perfect kitchen.
kitchen in traditional New Jersey home

What Are Contingencies and Disclosures?

October 26, 2016

Learn how you can protect yourself with contingencies and disclosures in your New Jersey home contract.
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What You Need to Know About Building Your Own Home

August 24, 2016

Planning on building a home In New Jersey? Here's our list of everything you need to consider before you break ground.
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How To Protect Your Property as a New Homeowner

August 17, 2016

Be sure you and your home are protected from deed fraud. Find out what it is and how to prevent it.
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New Jersey's Most Popular Events and Celebrations

July 4, 2016

It can be challenging to find fun things for you or your family to do. Here's a few of New Jersey’s most popular events to keep you busy throughout the year. 
New Jersey celebrations

Is Air Pollution Still Common in New Jersey?

June 29, 2016

Air pollution is still a very real thing in New Jersey. Here are some facts on the different kinds of pollution and how they can affect you and your family.
air pollution in NJ

Different Types of Real Estate in New Jersey

June 9, 2016

There are different types of real estate in NJ including condos, single-family homes, and townhouses. Find out which one is best for your needs.
types of real estate

6 Tips to Prepare for the Move to a New Home

June 6, 2016

Moving to a new home is a huge life event and can be stressful. Use our checklist to ensure a smooth transition and that you don't forget moving to a new home in Njanything. 

Why You Should Get a Real Estate Agent When Buying a Home

April 11, 2016


real estate agent paperworkWhether you're buying a home for the first time or not, getting a qualifed real estate agent to assist you is always a good idea. Here are a few reasons why.

Which Parts of New Jersey are Safest From Natural Disasters

April 4, 2016

Ever wonder which parts of New Jersey are the safest from natural disasters? Here are some things to consider when buying your next New Jersey home.
Flooding in NJ

What You Need to Know About Fixer-Uppers

March 31, 2016

You may wonder if it's cheaper to buy a home with apparent issues and renovate it, rather than buy a new one. Here are some crucial things to consider.
home in need of renovation

How to Get a Feel For a Home’s Neighborhood

January 27, 2016

When buying a home, you want to make sure that the neighborhood is safe and friendly. Learn how to get a good feel for a home's neighborhood with these tips.
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How to Lower Your Home Insurance Rates?

December 23, 2015

Homeowners Insurance will be needed if disaster ever strikes; however, there are a few things you can do to lower your insurance rates. 

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Minimizing Property Taxes in New Jersey

December 21, 2015

New Jersey residents pay more than four times the amount in property taxes than the average American. Have no fear it is possible to reduce your property taxes. Property taxes in NJ

 

Should I Build On To My Current Home?

December 16, 2015

When your home begins to feel small, you might begin thinking about adding an additional room, or about moving to a new home. When an increase in square footage is needed the decision to build or buy new has baffled many homeowners. Expand my home or purchase a new house?

 

When is the Best Time to Buy a House in New Jersey?

December 10, 2015

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Your needs are what ultimately determines the best time to buy a home. There are some trends to be aware of but don't forget to consider your own personal and family schedules.

What You Need To Know About HOA’s

December 6, 2015

Homeowner Association Neighborhood

Depending on your preference, an HOA can be a very good thing or something extremely inconvenient or annoying. 

Should I Rent or Buy?

November 30, 2015

the pros and cons of renting vs buying

 

Whether you should buy or rent depends on your preferences and what you can afford. In the short run, renting is often less expensive than buying. In the long run, the opposite is true.