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Residents, employees, business owners and visitors who travel the Main Street/Easton Avenue corridor between the Bound Brook and New Brunswick train stations are invited to share their ideas in an online survey for the Main Street/Easton Avenue Corridor Study being conducted by Somerset and Middl...
11/12/2009
More support reported today for housing stimulus plans: The median price for a single-family home was $177,900 in the third quarter, down 11.2% from last year, the National Association of Realtors said in a report this morning. But the first-time-homebuyer tax credit helped push total state exist...
11/10/2009
Last week the Senate voted to extend the first time buyer tax credit. Today the bill passed Congress. It is expected that President Obama will sign the bill in the next day or so. The new bill will extend the $8,000 1st time buyer tax credit to include all properties under agreement by April 30th...
11/05/2009
Getting the Winter blues? There are many local events to put on the agenda, including the Old Mill Hill Society's Annual House Tour of beautifully restored historical homes, to help perk you up.  The Old Mill Hill Society 43rd Annual Mill Hill Holiday House Tour will take place on Saturday Decemb...
10/31/2009
The Sourland Hills Actors Guild presents Willy Wonka, a full-length musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's "Charlie and The Chocolate Factory." A multi-generational cast of 65 local singers, dancers and actors, will fill the stage with song as the magical chocolate factory is revealed, and the childr...
10/31/2009
  "Take Control of Your Health" is a six-week education workshop for adults and caregivers who want to take  charge of chronic health problems, including arthritis, diabetes, heart disease and osteoporosis.  Participants will receive a book, titled "Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions,...
10/28/2009
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Once considered a fad, the going Green movement is growing. There are now several Green certifications available to real estate professionals. NAR's GREEN and Eco-Broker are two of the better known certifications out there.  The use of energy saving, environmentally friendly and sustainable produ...
10/27/2009
Meadows Foundation Presents N.J. Poets  On Saturday, November 7, 2 p.m. noted New Jersey poets Charles Johnson and Diane Lockward will present readings from their works at the Tulipwood property, 1165 Hamilton Street, Somerset, New Jersey. Both poets have been nominated for the prestigious Pushca...
10/24/2009
FIXER UPPER CONVENIENCE If your buyers have been passing on buying a home because of the expense of anticipated cosmetic repairs, they may be missing out on a great opportunity. Sure, it used to be that if you bought a home and then applied for a home equity loan to pay for repairs, the result w...
10/24/2009
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I love news like this: WASHINGTON - Home resales rose in September to the highest level in more than two years, beating expectations, as buyers scrambled to complete their purchases before a tax credit for first-time owners expires. The National Association of Realtors said Friday that sales rose...
10/23/2009
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