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By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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You decided to make 2021 the year that you set aside any home-buying myths you previously believed in and purchased a new property in the Westfield area. Congratulations! Part of your house-buying process more likely than not includes a home appraisal. Alleviate some of the stress of buying a hou...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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I hope everyone welcomed in the New Year in their own fun yet safe way. Westfield came in at #1 on Coldwell Banker's "Top Places to Live in New Jersey" last October. (It was #9 on Niche.com's 2020 list.) But that comes as no surprise to anyone who lives here. With buyer demand rising, homeowners ...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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Are you considering purchasing a Westfield home in the new year? Do you think you need to put 20% down in order to qualify? That is absolutely not the case. Some programs allow you to purchase a property with as little as 3.5% down (or less). But that is just one of several home buying myths that...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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Christmas Day is exactly one week from today. For all of you procrastinators out there, that means just six more shopping days. While you run around ticking off names on your Christmas list, please consider visiting the Stop & Shop to participate in their food drive. It takes place through Decemb...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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Westfield hosts their annual Westfield Holiday Light Contest starting next weekend. Sign up today! Registration deadline is Dec. 9th.What: Westfield Holiday Light Contest 2020Where: All Westfield NeighborhoodsWhen: December 12th to 19th, after duskRegistration Deadline: December 9thContact: Town ...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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I hope everyone enjoyed a safe yet fun time at Thanksgiving this year. Even celebrating the holidays changed thanks to COVID-19 concerns. Hopefully, that changes soon with positive news of several vaccines on the horizon. However, we still need to keep health at the top of mind at this time of ye...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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Two years ago, Westfield held its very first gingerbread house competition. In its third year, the 2020 Westfield Gingerbread House Contest promises bigger and better prizes for the winners. But organizers implore contestants to think outside the typical "gingerbread house" idea for entries.What:...

By Jane Nicastro-Disch Warren NJ, NJ Estates Real Estate Group of Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
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Westfield New Jersey Real Estate Listing For Sale (Union County)https://myre.io/0QwCH0jQEqr8pĀ The data relating to real estate for sale on this website comes in part from the IDX Program of Garden State Multiple Listing Service, L.L.C. and Weichert, RealtorsĀ® - Warren. Real estate listings held b...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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2020 changed the way we live our lives in many ways. Schools went virtual. Employers sent workers home. Even major events like AddamsFest went virtual. Many businesses are hurting. Some local residents found themselves unemployed and struggling. During the holidays, this stings even more. You can...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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By now, you already know that Westfield will be celebrating AddamsFest this year. But, as with everything else in 2020, it comes with a twist. Large crowds are so 2019. Instead, some of this year's celebrations go virtual. Social distancing, face masks, and hand sanitizing stations play a part in...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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For most people, October means Halloween and pumpkin spice lattes. On a local level, it also means Addamsfest. But those are not the only events taking place in our neck of the woods this month. This weekend, we celebrate Westfield Applefest 2020.What: Westfield Applefest 2020Where: The Reeve Hou...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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October brings all things spooky to light. But in Westfield, this month has special meaning. We celebrate cartoonist and former resident Charles Addams. With a global pandemic taking place right now, organizers needed to come up with a different way to honor him. So, they created an Alt-AddamsFes...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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I have been a proud member of the Westfield Area Y Men's Club for a long time now. Perhaps you saw me at our Christmas Tree Lot last year (or any of the years before that). In fact, it's almost time for our lot to start up again. (Just over two months to go!). The Y hosted a clothing drive back i...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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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
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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 Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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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
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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...

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