A New View For North Jersey Residents

May 16, 2013

It has been a while since we could look at the Skyline of New York and not think about the tragic day of September 11th, 2001.  Fortunately, North Jersey residents have a new thought as they drive over Skyline Drive in Ringwood, down Rt. 17 South in Ramsey and Upper Saddle River, and head east […]

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Jeremy Glick Trail, West Milford

May 8, 2013

Are you looking to get our of your North Jersey pad and go out for a terrific hike of moderate to strenous exercise?  Lace up your hiking boots, bring your camera and water, and head out into Abraham Hewitt State Forest.  Formerly known as the Bearfort Trail,  the Jeremy Glick Trail on Warwick Turnpike in West […]

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The Tax Season Dividends of Home Ownership

March 24, 2013

Owning a home is one of life’s greatest pleasures.  Of course there is yard work, annual maintenance, and the weekly upkeep, but there is also the fact that a home provides a person his or her own space, a stage for life’s memories, and an sound investment.  As one of life’s best investments, a home […]

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2013 is Looking Good!

February 20, 2013

As we pass over the hump if the first quarter of 2013, the local residential market seems to be heating up. This time last year, the local inventories listed with  Realtors were pretty high. As stated on the Garden State Multiple Listing Service, towns like Ringwood and Wanaque had inventory numbers in the hundreds. As […]

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Icy Stairs and Driveways

December 12, 2012

‘Tis the season… Family and friends come over to your home.  People are festive.  Food and wine are served.  Your close friends, who come to your home every holiday, bring their visiting cousins from out of town. Everyone has a good time, and as they leave, one of the cousins slips on you icy stairs […]

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Santa’s Arrival in Ringwood!

November 28, 2012

Staring out of the front window in Ringwood’s Coldwell Banker office, I see folks getting ready for the holidays.  A truck just drove by, sporting antlers above each window and a red nose on the its grill.  Wreaths are being hanged about the Fieldstone Shopping Center.  High school girls are selling poinsettias.  Generous folks are […]

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Apples, Pumpkins, & Hayrides in Warwick, NY

October 1, 2012

It’s that time of the year again. Fill your mugs with cider, eat apple pie, and carve a scary face on a pumpkin.  Living in North Jersey, residents are close by to some of the nations prime apple orchards and pumpkin fields.  In West Milford, and in nearby Warwick, NY, residents can pick apples ranging […]

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Autumn To-Do List

September 3, 2012

As summer transitions into autumn, North Jersey homeowners should make some time to prepare their pads for the upcoming winter months. Keep the warmth inside. In order to secure your home for winter, there are some inexpensive, common sense things that you can do to keep your heating bill lower during the winter months. Instead […]

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2012 Fireworks In North Jersey

June 9, 2012

July Fireworks. BBQ. Family & friends. Swimming and music. That time of the year is finally here! Where and when are all of the fireworks this year? Chronologically, the first opportunity to see fireworks this year is at The Annual Thunder in the Highlands festival will occur on June 29th, 2012 at 5pm in West Milford, […]

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20 Inexpensive Summer Activities To Do While Living In North Jersey’s Highlands…

June 2, 2012

Looking for some cheap fun this summer? Here are 20 inexpensive activities to do while living in the North Jersey Highlands! Hike… go to Weis Ecology Center, Ringwood State Park, Long Pond Iron Works, Waywayanda… They’re nearby and offer beautiful scenery! Horseback ride… There are plenty of opportunities in West Milford to go horseback riding […]

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