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By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
(RE/MAX Select)
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If you love to eat but have trouble picking one restaurant to visit, then the Westfield Fall Foodie Stroll 2020 is for you. Almost two dozen local eateries promise to provide scrumptious samplings of their menu items for guests to taste. But you'd better hurry. Local foodies already snatched up a...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
(RE/MAX Select)
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Even with New Jersey in lockdown for several weeks due to COVID-19, this year seems to have flown by. In just under three weeks, we enter October. That means pumpkin spice lattes, cooler temperatures, leaves falling from the trees, and AddamsFest. Yes, the annual tribute to Westfield's favorite s...

By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Samsel & Associates)
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It isn't hard to find news about COVID these days. The virus affects  all ages, and all demographics. The shutdown, similarly, affects all ages and all demographics. Here's how it is affecting real estate in our area.Rahway real estate usually has a cyclical feel to it - prices and sales peaking ...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
(RE/MAX Select)
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One of the best things about living in Westfield is that we take care of each other and our town. That's an important contributing factor to why we continue to make the list of Top Best Places to Live in NJ each year. City officials created the Westfield Adopt-a-Drain program to encourage residen...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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One hundred years ago was the beginning of what would eventually be known as "The Roaring Twenties". Women were officially allowed to vote. F Scott Fitzgerald's first novel, This Side of Paradise, was released. A world pandemic, the Spanish Flu, wound down. And presidential election results were ...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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According to the American Red Cross, every two seconds, someone in the USA needs blood. One pint of blood potentially benefits three people. Hospitals request Type O blood the most due to its universal interaction with all blood types. Even so, they accept all types of blood for donation, of cour...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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We exercise to make our bodies healthy. But what do we do to keep our mind fit? We celebrate all things artistic. As part of our city's 300th birthday celebration, the Westfield Public Arts Commission put together their very first Westfield Art Takes Flight exhibit to showcase the talent of local...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
(RE/MAX Select)
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There are so many things to love about our fair city. Great food options. Lots of shopping. And we always help others in whatever way possible. So it should be no surprise that Westfield ranked in the Top 10 of Niche.com's Best Places to Live in NJ for 2020.Westfield Among Top 10 Best Places to L...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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Politics. Religion. The Patriots. We all have different opinions about these subjects. However, I believe I found something that we can all agree on: the majesty of the night sky. This weekend, Mother Nature puts on a celestial display unlike anything you've ever seen in the last 20+ years: Comet...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
(RE/MAX Select)
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Tropical Storm Fay may be giving us a bit of a downpour right now, but that won't last. Before you know it, hotter Westfield temperatures will set in. When that happens, energy usage and expense tend to go up. Try these easy, helpful ways to save money on your energy costs this summer.Save Money ...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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Many 4th of July fireworks celebrations around Union County have been canceled this year due to COVID-19 concerns. Governor Murphy indefinitely delayed reopening any indoor dining at New Jersey restaurants. However, outdoor dining and takeout remain open. Which one of these Downtown Westfield eve...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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After months of operating under a stay-at-home order, Governor Murphy has begun to allow New Jersey businesses to open back up. To reduce the potential for a second outbreak of COVID-19, the governor decided to approach reopening in phases. Currently, he allows restaurants to offer outdoor dining...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
(RE/MAX Select)
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Governor Murphy recently announced that the state will begin Phase 2 of the reopening process. That means allowing in-house dining at local restaurants as well as opening up non-essential businesses to the public again. Even so, he suggested that businesses continue to adhere to social distancing...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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Each May, the Downtown Westfield Corporation hosts a Girls' Day and Night Out. This is a chance for women to spend time pampering themselves and simply enjoying each other's company for one full day. This year, organizers wanted to continue this tradition. But how do you do that in the midst of C...

By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Samsel & Associates)
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TEAM ZUHL&Will be listing the home at 608 Kaplan Street in Roselle.  The home should be on the market around June 1st.  This Cape Cod style home is much larger than it looks.  There are 4 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, an eat-in kitchen, living room/dining room combo and much more.  The home is fres...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
(RE/MAX Select)
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Do you remember the Freshman 15 in college? Well, some of us seem to be reliving our college days. They call it the "quarantine 15". How have you spent your "stay at home" order? Streaming movies and binging on comfort food? Those pounds sneak up fast. Out Run Your Fork wants to motivate you to g...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
(RE/MAX Select)
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Expect to see cold, wet weather this weekend. It might not be the best time for yard work or projects to boost your curb appeal. But, forget the binge-watching for a moment. Instead, tackle some spring cleaning chores by clearing out your closet. Then, bag up your stuff for our local Presbyterian...

By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Samsel & Associates)
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It is really easy to find news about COVID these days.  The virus affects all ages and all demographics. The shutdown, similarly, affects all ages and all demographics. Here's how it is affecting real estate in our area. Rahway real estate usually has a cyclical feel to it - prices and sales peak...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
(RE/MAX Select)
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Millions of New Jersey residents continue to follow Governor Murphy's Stay at Home order. Currently, only essential businesses remain open, with restrictions. Usually, June marks the start of our local farmer's market season. However, beginning tomorrow (May 2nd), the Westfield Farmers Market ope...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
(RE/MAX Select)
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The way we buy and sell houses has changed over the last few weeks. In the past, open houses and private tours allowed buyers the opportunity to physically see a property. New restrictions make that impossible at this time. While some buyers might try to wait for their chance to "buy the dip" if ...

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