Adele Schock's Blog Posts

😎 Are You Ready for SUMMER??!! 🌞

Summer is on its way here in Ocean County, and that means it's time to prepare your backyard oasis for fun and relaxation. Here are 5 key steps to get your yard and pool ready for the season: 

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🍀🍀Looking to make a #PotOfGold on your Home Sale? These 5 Tips can help.🪙🪙🪙

This St. Patrick's Day, don't just chase rainbows-- unearth the pot of gold hidden in your home. Thinking of selling? The market is hopping. Here are 5 lucky tips to maximize your sale price, and

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The Art of Timing: Presidents' Day and Selling Your Home

In the world of real estate, timing can play a crucial role in the success of selling your home. One strategic moment to consider is Presidents' Day – a national holiday celebrated here in the

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Groundhog Day: Anticipating the Spring Real Estate Surge

Groundhog Day: Anticipating the Spring Real Estate SurgeAs the whimsical tradition of Groundhog Day unfolds each year, with Punxsutawney Phil predicting the weather, there's one forecast that

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January Jabber-- Monthly Market Minute

Monthly Market MinuteHappy 2024!! January is here, and we're diving headfirst into the excitement of fresh starts. Let’s start 2024 off strong and make strides towards the awesome

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The Real Estate Market is POPPIN' Happy National Popcorn Day

Happy National Popcorn DayPicture this: you're getting ready to sell your home, and as you embark on this adventure, you might not expect to find parallels between the real estate market and the

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Monthly Market Minute-- December 2023

Monthly Market MinuteHappy December!! This month we're celebrating the warmth of the holidays, time spent with friends and loved ones, reflecting on this year and goal-planning for 2024. Keep

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🎄Tricks to Survive Holiday Showings as a Seller ☃️

Surviving Holiday Showings....Here are Some TricksSelling your home during the holidays requires a balance between family celebrations and public access. While your home may look its best, it can be

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What Does Roast Turkey Have to do With Selling Your House?!

What Does Roast Turkey Have to do With Selling Your House?!When it comes to Thanksgiving dinner, do you stick with the tried and true dishes that’ve been staples for generations, or do you

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November's Monthly Market Minute

Monthly Market MinuteWelcome November!! This month we're celebrating the magic of the holidays, cooler temperatures, and feelings of gratitude as we gather with loved ones and reflect on the year. I

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💰 Want to Buy an Investment Property but Don’t Have a Large Down Payment? Fannie Mae Just Made It Easier for You…

Go to favoritesWant to Buy an Investment Property but Don’t Have a Large Down Payment? Fannie Mae Just Made It Easier for You…It’s often said that the majority of millionaires

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😳 I Received a Low-Ball Offer on My Home.......Now What??!!?? 🤔

How to Respond to Lowball Offers on Your HomeSelling your home can be an exciting but also challenging process. One of the hurdles you might encounter is receiving lowball offers—offers

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🤔 The Pros and Cons of Keeping Your Man Cave or She-Shed When Selling Your House 🤔

The Pros and Cons of Keeping Your Man Cave or She-Shed When Selling Your HouseThe Pros and Cons of Keeping Your Man Cave or She-Shed When Selling Your HouseTjGo to FavoriteThe Pros and Cons of

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🤔To HOA or Not to HOA....That is the Question ❓❓

HOA or Not to HOA, That Is the Question: A Guide to Making an Informed Real Estate DecisionWhen searching for a new home, one crucial factor to consider is whether the property is governed by a

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💰 Home Upgrades That Can Pay Off When You Sell 📈

 Home Upgrades That Pay Off  So you've decided to sell your home, but want to get the best possible price. There are a few things you can do before going on the market in order to

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🤔 Should You Accept the First Offer You Receive When Selling Your House? (Spoiler Alert: Probably!) 👍

Should You Accept the First Offer You Receive When Selling Your House? (Spoiler Alert: Probably!)Most home sellers want their house to sell fast and for the most amount possible. Luckily, those

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✅️ Selling Your Home? Be Sure To Remove These 10 Things First ✅️

10 Things to Remove from Your Home When Listing for Sale One of the most common questions from home sellers is, “Do I really need to put my family pictures away”? The short answer

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🌻Spring Real Estate Market 2023🌻....What Will It Bring? 🤔

Will the 2023 Spring Real Estate Market Be Different from the Past Few?   Buyers & Sellers: Here’s What You Need to

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Buy or List First??🤔

Buy or List First ?? Selling a home can be a challenging and time-consuming process, and many homeowners wonder if they should buy a new home before listing their current one. There are pros

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Trending Color 2023: Viva Magenta

🎨Whether you’re planning to upgrade, downsize or sell your home, a new color scheme is one of the easiest decorating changes you can make to quickly refresh your space.🎨🤔Why not

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Thinking About Buying a "Fixer-Upper"? Consider These Things First

Many buyers that want to save some money on their home purchase (or just want a challenge!) gravitate towards fixer-uppers. And while fixer-uppers certainly can be a good investment, there are

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💰Top 4 Ways to Improve Your Home's Value 💰

Top 4 Ways to Increase Your Home's ValueAs a listing agent, clients are always asking which updates and renovations offer the biggest return on investment when they go to sell their house.Although

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Design Trends for 2023 -- More is Everything

Design Trends for 2023 – More is Everything A common regret around taking down the holiday decorations is how bare the home looks suddenly. Fortunately for anyone ready to upgrade their

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7 Reasons You Should Seriously Consider Listing Your House in January 2023

7 Reasons You Should Seriously Consider Listing Your House in January 2023If you’ve been thinking about selling soon, you’re probably leaning toward doing so when the spring market rolls

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It’s a Great Time to Sell Your Home in This Market—IF You Keep These 3 Things in Mind

It’s a Great Time to Sell Your Home in This Market—IF You Keep These 3 Things in MindSome people feel like it’s not a good time to sell their house right now because they’ve

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Homeownership ....a Hedge Against Inflation

Homeownership Is A Great Hedge Against Inflation Over the past couple of months, the news of rising inflation is fueling concern across the country. Currently, inflation is at a 40-year high. This

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💰 Baby Boomers Can Capitalize on the Aging-In-Place Trend 💰

💫Baby Boomers Can Capitalize on the Aging-In-Place Trend💫🏡Many people from the Boomer Generation (and even their parents from the Silent Generation) are still living in the homes they&rsquo

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These are the Biggest Kitchen Trends for 2022

These are the Biggest Kitchen Trends for 2022If you’re planning on renovating your kitchen in the upcoming year, you want to make sure that the changes you’re making feel timely and on

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Winning in Multiple Offer Situations

Winning in Multiple Offer Situations  It  seems  as  if the  real  estate  market  has  been  on  fire  in  most  parts;

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Top Trends for Your Outdoor Living Space

                                Top Trends for Your Outdoor Living SpaceSummer is here and you’re

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Stay Focused on Your Housing Goals

                         Stay Focused on your Housing Goals Buying or selling a home can be stressful, even in normal.

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Five Things To Do This Memorial Day Weekend

5 Fun Things to Do this Memorial Day Weekend1) Plan a Beach or Pool Day!Maybe last year you didn't make it to the beach.  Start planning your trip now.  Do your research and create

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