Jill K Biggs's Blog Posts

What Impacts Property Values

When a homeowner is ready to sell their property, the first question is, “How much is my home worth?” We all know that the real estate market fluctuates. This is partly due to external

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Fall Fun In New Jersey

Whether it’s your favorite season or you are mourning the end of summer, fall is in full swing. You don’t have to be a pumpkin spice lover to appreciate what fall brings to the state. Living in

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Amplify Your Space

One thing most people have been craving this year is more space. As we settle into fall, cooler temperatures and shorter days mean we’ll be spending less time outside and more time in our homes.

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Prepare For The Fall Market

Fall has officially begun. Usually, we start to see a downshift in the market this time of year, but we all know 2020 has been anything but typical. In Hoboken and Jersey City, there is

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Tips For Creating A Virtual Learning Space

A couple of months ago, we shared tips for designing a home office that meets your needs. With many school-aged children learning virtually, it may be time to readjust once again to make sure the

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Make The Most Of Your Rooftop Deck

As soon as you step onto a rooftop deck, you are met with sweeping views and that ‘On Top of the World!’ feeling. Rooftop decks give you an escape from the indoors and become the perfect spot

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Transform With Paint

Relatively inexpensive and hugely transformational; it’s amazing what a fresh coat of paint can do! Your first instinct may be to paint the interior or exterior of your home. While these are

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Benefits Of Walkable Neighborhoods

Did you know Hoboken and Jersey City are a walker’s paradise? According to Walk Score, Hoboken has a walk score of 99 and a bike score of 83, making it easy to get around for all your daily to.

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End Of Summer Day Trips

Summer is quickly coming to an end. And while we love the sights and temperatures of fall, it’s always a little hard to say goodbye to long, sun-filled days.How do you plan to spend the last days

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Are Zoom Rooms The New Home Office

This year, we’ve all had to learn to navigate a new way of working. For many, this means trading in going into the office and working from home. As many companies transition to working remotely

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Vertical Gardens

Vertical gardening is a unique way to take advantage of the space in your garden. Whether you’re working within the confines of an apartment balcony, a small backyard, or just looking to improve

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Get Your Security Deposit Back

While you are living in a rental apartment, you and your landlord may agree to use your security deposit to pay for any repairs, damages, or outstanding rent. But what happens when you decide to

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Open Houses BY APPOINTMENT July 31 To August 2

OPEN HOUSES by APPOINTMENTEmail support@jillbiggsgroup.com to schedule!HOBOKEN PROPERTIES725 Jefferson St #6, Hoboken116 Bloomfield St #1, Hoboken709 Monroe St #3, Hoboken95 Willow Ave #5A,

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5 Tips To Find The Best Listing Agent

Selling a home is an exciting experience for anyone. Whether you’re a first-time seller or you’ve done it many times before, navigating the selling process can be complicated. It’s no wonder%

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6 Tips To Maximize Your Kitchen Space

Many homes and rentals come with kitchens that are tight on space. Limited counter space, non-existent storage - there’s nothing worse than a kitchen that feels crowded. All you need to transform

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Schedule An OPEN HOUSE July 17 18 19

SCHEDULE AN OPEN HOUSE!Email support@jillbiggsgroup.com to set an appointment for any of these listingsor click the link below!700 1st St #16B/17B, HobokenSCHEDULE A TOUR354 3rd St #2, Jersey

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Home Renovations You Can Do Over The Weekend

With the sun shining and warm weather, summertime is a great excuse to tackle home renovation projects. Many renovation projects can take weeks or sometimes months to complete. We’re highlighting

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Guide To Historic Downtown Jersey City

With beautiful brownstone, pre-Civil war housing combined with one of the fastest developing apartments and office buildings all nestled together, Jersey City is an incredible place to live.

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Renting Vs Buying

To rent, or to buy? A common question that can be confusing and downright daunting. There are plenty of arguments out there that could influence your decision. But first, it’s important to ask

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Design A Home Office That Actually Works

With nearly half the U.S workforce working from home, many of us have a common issue: how to transform their current living space into a functional home office. The good news is that you can

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Virtual Open Houses Thursday June 18 And Friday June 19

JOIN US!VIRTUAL Open HousesThursday, June 181500 Hudson #5iHoboken, NJThursday, June 18  11:00-11:30AMClick here to sign up:us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_HDHyy7aNQ7u6DatvxHg34Q397

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Hoboken Summer Fun

June 20th is the first official day of summer 2020. What does this mean? Time to enjoy the warmer weather and longer days of summer. One way to take advantage of this summer is to get outdoors

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Virtual Open Houses June 13 And 14

JOIN US!VIRTUAL Open HousesSaturday, June 13410 Madison St #1Hoboken, NJSaturday, June 13 11:00-11:30AMClick here to sign up: zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Gzzl7PKyQVGFX-mV8yINig 397 3rd St

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BIGGer Than Life Episode 6

From the expansion of outdoor dining to the reopening of outdoor gyms, there is plenty of good news this week. Plus, in episode 6 of BIGGer than Life, Jill answers your questions about renovating,

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Staging Your Home On A Budget

So you’re planning on selling your home and know that staging can lead to faster sales. The problem? You have a limited budget. Staging a home can increase its value on the open market, but

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Virtual Open Houses For June 5 Thru 7

JOIN US!VIRTUAL Open HousesFriday, June 5308 Bloomfield St #3Hoboken, NJFriday, June 5 12:00-12:30PMClick here to sign up: zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_jo2nldoEQdmmGKQhdX7kLA509 Willow Ave

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Home Sellers Webinar

Real estate, along with the rest of the world, has undergone numerous changes. Join Jill Biggs, leader of the premier real estate team The Jill Biggs Group, as she hosts a live Sellers Webinar on

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What To Expect As A Buyer

Last week, we shared what sellers can expect in today’s market. But procedures are changing for buyers as well. Whether you’re a first time home buyer or have moved several times, here are

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Virtual Open Houses May 30 And 31

JOIN US!VIRTUAL Open HousesSaturday, May 301500 Hudson Street #5iHoboken, NJSaturday, May 30  11:00-11:30AMClick here to sign up:us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_f9Z9uFg0REet8ie96zqjMQ354

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BIGGer Than Life Episode 5

Who doesn’t love warmer weather and longer days? With summer coming and more outdoor spaces reopening, there is plenty of good news. Plus, in episode 5 of BIGGer than Life, Jill answers questions

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What Sellers Can Expect In Todays Market

How do you sell in today’s market?It’s a question we keep getting. And, while some guidelines and procedures have changed, the overall process remains similar: Clean and stage the

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BIGGer Than Life Episode 4

It’s episode 4 of BIGGer than Life, and Jill shares some highlights from gradual reopenings in New Jersey. Plus, she answers questions about the real estate industry and changes being made to

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Make The Most Of Your Outdoor Space

In Hoboken and Jersey City, outdoor space is coveted. We’re used to being out and about in our neighborhoods, walking to our favorite shops, eateries, and parks.This year, things are looking

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BIGGer Than Life Episode 3

On this episode of BIGGer than Life, Jill answers some questions that everyone has been wondering. Keep reading to find out her responses!Some Good News Hoboken and Jersey CityThere continues to be

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Prepare Your Home For The Screen

Prepare Your Home for the ScreenIs your home ready for the big screen?Real estate has gone virtual. Even once things return to whatever “normal” is, the real estate industry will continue to

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BIGGER Than Life Episode 2

BIGGer than Life is back!Some Good News Hoboken and Jersey CityEverybody is still looking for some good news. Here it is:Front Line Appreciation Group (FLAG) is an organization that provides food to

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BIGGer Than Life Premiere Episode

Did you catch the first episode of BIGGer than Life? Tune in or keep reading for some local good news, along with answers to today’s most asked real estate questions. SGN Hoboken and Jersey

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Get Out Of My Space 5 Tips For Living In Close Quarters

Get Out Of My Space: 5 Tips For Living, Working, and Schooling In Close QuartersIf you’re anything like us, chances are you are starting to feel a little bit... crowded. Living in a

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6 Ways Buyers And Sellers Can Prepare Now

Every year, people plan to buy or sell in the spring market. This year, people are left wondering what to do. If you decide to put off your transaction until later in the year, there is

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Crazy Times Crazy Measures

Hi, Crazy times! Hoping that everyone is safe and healthy. Happy to chat, share recipes, listen to complaints about your children, talk you off the ledge or just share a virtual glass

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5 Myths About Real Estate Agents

Is it necessary to have one? Do they get all of that money? That's why we are here - to break the myth pattern and set the record straight!Buyers and sellers, especially those who are new, often

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Renting A Home In America

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Small Living Spaces And How To Make It Awesome

Ever feel like your SMALL living space is giving you a BIG headache? Driving yourself crazy thinking "What can I possibly do with this place?" Tiring yourself out by constantly moving furniture

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Jersey City July 4th Fireworks Event With Snoop Dogg

 Jersey City will be hosting the icon Snoop Dogg at its free, annual July 4th fireworks event. "‪Five years ago, I said we would restart Jersey City's 4th of July fireworks," Mayor

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Hoboken Is A Good Place To Be A Buyer Or Seller

It's a great time to buy or sell. According to Zillow, the median home value in Hoboken is now $791,400, compared to $734,819 one year ago. It is predicted that home values will raise another 3.4%

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Hoboken Arts And Music Festival 2018

For music and art lovers in the Hudson County area, the annual Hoboken Arts And Music Festival will be taking place this weekend. According to a city news release, the 24th annual incarnation of the

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Open Houses April 14th And 15th

115 Garden St, Unit 2A, Hoboken, NJListed at $1,350,000Saturday & Sunday 1-3pmWelcome to "The Manor Garden", a luxury steel and concrete Red Bridge Development building located in a desirable

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Four Hoboken Rentals Under 3k Per Month

610 NEWARK STREET, UNIT 10E $2995 PER MONTHAVAILABLE ASAPBeautifully renovated 2 bed/2 bath unit featuring a huge private outdoor 200 square feet terrace with views of the Manhattan Style line.

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Cascade Cafe Coming To Hoboken

The Manhattan-based cafe is opening a shop right near the Hoboken PATH station. The foot traffic coming in and out of the massive transportation hub should provide enough traction to make this a

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Talks Of New Development On Baldwin Ave In Jersey City

On Baldwin Avenue between Washburn Street and the Divided Highway, there are talks of taking down one of the Delta gas stations for a new development project.The site is listed as 348 Baldwin Avenue

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Open Houses March 24th And 25th

534 Bloomfield Street, Hoboken, NJListed at $2,550,000Saturday & Sunday 1-3Exquisite 5 bedroom, 4 bath 19 ft wide Brownstone on midtown Bloomfield Street! This home boasts hardwood floors, exposed

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Happenings In The Local Job Market

The New York-Metropolitan job market is going strong. Many new companies are moving to our immediate area: Jet.com, Newell, EY, and First Data, to name a few. New office building construction is

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What Happened With The Market Last Year

It has been very cold and snowy lately, but the home buying and selling season continues to be warm... and even very hot in some areas! Now is the time to ask yourself: should I stay or should I go?

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An Easy 9 Step Guide To Buying A Home In Hudson County

Whether you are a first time home buyer or a seasoned vet, purchasing a home can be extremely daunting (especially here in Hoboken)! We are here to help and to make the process as seamless as

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Upcoming Hoboken Events This Winter

5th Annual Ugly Sweater Hoboken Bar CrawlDecember 2nd | 12pm - 4pmThe organizers behind the biggest Pub Crawl known to man, PubCrawls.com, have decided to bring back of the most festive themed

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Events To Attend This Fall In Hoboken And JC

Pitness in the park - September 30th 12pm-3pmStop by with your furry friends for raffles, music, adoptable dogs, a fitness class or just come by for some kisses and show your support for Pit Bulls!

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4 Reasons Your Home Is Not Selling

It happens often, you're home has been on the market for months and for some reason you are getting little to no bites. So, what is the problem.. why isn't your home selling? 1. The Price Isn't

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Hoboken And Jersey City Event Guide

Complete list of all the going-ons in Hoboken and Jersey City this Spring/Summer! May 12 - JC Feministival Series 2017JC Feministival is a series of events, which will serve as a means to empower,

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Simple Guide To Great Real Estate Photography

So, you are selling your home? That's great! One of the first things we will do once all the paperwork is signed is schedule a photo shoot.Good real estate pictures are crucial marketing tools

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Top 10 Best Diners In Hudson County

Everybody knows New Jersey is famous for its diners.  Hudson County is no different, offering several top-notch diners.  Here’s our list of the ten best places (in no particular order!)

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Local Farmers Markets To Check Out

With fresh produce, homemade baked goods, preserves, and many other delicious options, famers’ markets are a great way to eat healthy and support local farmers in New Jersey.  Yes, summer may

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