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By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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What goes better with freezing temperatures than nice, warm comfort food? Creamy casseroles. New England clam chowder. Mama's thick, rich chili. They all take the bite out of cold winter evenings. To help inspire the community to engage with one another during the dark days of winter, the City de...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
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With the polar vortex in full force over the last couple of days, not many buyers were out looking at homes at the end of January. But the rest of the month proved profitable for many sellers. According to the Westfield Area Market Report for January 2019, a slew of newly constructed homes hit th...

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A winter storm watch for Western Union County goes into effect at noon on January 19th and continues through 6 pm on January 20th. Weather experts predict as much as three to five inches of snow accumulation as well as thick sheets of ice around the county. Wind gusts could reach up to 35 mph. Th...

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In today's ever-changing world, we rely more and more on computers and technology. Coding provides a boost to children's education. How? By teaching them valuable language and problem-solving skills. It also helps them stay organized and spurs on their creativity. If you want to give your child's...

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There are only a few more days left before we close out 2018. What will you be doing this New Year's Eve? Enjoy an early celebration with the entire family. Listen to great music and watch amazing dancers perform when Broadway comes to Westfield for a New Year's Eve concert you won't soon forget....

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Twinkling lights. A decorated tree. Christmas carols. Stockings hung by the chimney with care. All of these evoke festive feelings. So does the sight of a gingerbread house. This year, the City hosts its very first Westfield Gingerbread House Contest. But they need your help to decide the winner....

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Music helps put just about everyone in a festive mood. With only 10 more shopping days until Christmas, you'll probably be spending the next couple of weekends shopping to complete your gift list. If that shopping takes you downtown, you'll also be treated to several live Westfield Christmas musi...

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In addition to twinkling lights and sparkling displays, music becomes an integral part of many holiday celebrations. What better way to get you in the mood for Christmas than with the Westfield Return of the Holiday Tenors. For one night only, they perform at the Presbyterian Church of Westfield....

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Tomorrow, we enter the final month of the year. And the City of Cranford wants to make sure to end 2018 with a bang. They've scheduled tons of great holiday events over the next few weeks. Since I'm sure you won't want to miss anything, I've put together this list of upcoming 2018 holiday fun in ...

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Skating outdoors during the winter is exhilarating. Whether playing hockey or figure skating, an outdoor rink offers another layer of enjoyment that an indoor rink can't provide. Earlier this month, a temporary Westfield ice rink officially opened up at Gumbert Park. On March 1st, 2019, it will b...

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Thanksgiving is less than a week away. Christmas Day follows just over a month later. Lord & Taylor celebrates the holidays in Westfield with a little charity and a photo-op with the jolly old elf himself.Lord & Taylor Charity DayTomorrow, November 17th, Lord & Taylor in Westfield hosts their ann...

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For many years now, I've had the privilege of being a part of the Westfield Area Y Men's Club. Since the club first began, we've managed to raise over $3 million that we use for grants to local community charitable organizations. Our primary fundraiser each year is our Christmas tree lot. This ye...

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The end of the year is quickly approaching. You want to put your Westfield home on the market. But, you're unsure if now's a good time. Should you wait until spring, when more buyers will be searching for properties? Don't wait. There's still time for you to sell your Westfield home before the cl...

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"They're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious and spooky. They're all together ooky. The Addams Family." The Addams Family creator, Charles Addams, was born in Westfield, NJ in 1912. As a kid, he broke into some of Westfield's stately mansions because he believed them to be haunted. They served a...

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Your home is a major investment of your time and money. Most likely, you're going to want to make a few changes while you own it. Some projects you'll do because they improve your lifestyle. Other projects you do because they improve your home's value. Here are some of the best home improvement p...

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Thinking about selling your home in the fall? Even though we may have just passed the busiest time for Westfield real estate, the fall season presents a great time to entice buyers, too. The buyers currently looking for homes want to complete a sale before the holidays. So, the people coming to l...

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The "busy season" for Westfield real estate may have already passed us by. According to national real estate stats, home sales hit their peak in most markets during August. However, buyers remain on the hunt for a Westfield home all year round. When selling your Westfield home in the fall, entice...

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When we stop moving, we stop living. As a supporter of an active lifestyle, I love cycling. Riding around my Westfield neighborhood helps me truly appreciate our lifestyle here. Unfortunately, we also know that some people aren't physically able to ride. My sister-in-law, Diane, was diagnosed wit...

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New home construction in the Westfield luxury real estate market is a hot commodity. Many buyers want to completely customize their home without the hassle of a messy remodel. A new home build allows them to do that. To avoid problems and reduce your stress, follow these tips for managing your ne...

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Are you considering putting your home up for sale? As we head into fall, the ways to market it may change slightly from how you would have marketed your Westfield home in the summer. We all understand how important curb appeal can be to lure in potential buyers. Proper home staging is also crucia...

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