Suburban Jungle Realty Group Presents Summer in the Suburbs

Suburban Jungle Realty Group Presents Summer in the Suburbs

Suburban Jungle Realty Group, a real estate agency in Manhattan that helps families in the city move to the suburbs, recently began offering Summer in the Suburb tours in the New York metro area. The tours show families what a particular town is like before they buy a house in the suburbs.

Renters Insurance: What it Covers, When You Need It, and How to Find the Right Coverage

Renters Insurance: What it Covers, When You Need It, and How to Find the Right Coverage

Most renters are not required to buy renters insurance, but it can provide peace of mind and guard against accidents. Experts weigh in on when you need renters insurance, what it protects, and how to find the right coverage for your home or apartment.

Westchester's Ridge Hill Offers Shopping, Dining, Entertainment, and Luxury Living in Yonkers

Westchester's Ridge Hill Offers Shopping, Dining, Entertainment, and Luxury Living in Yonkers

Westchester's Ridge Hill, the new mixed-use community in Yonkers, has become a shopping and dining destination for families. The development also features the luxury condominium complex Monarch at Ridge Hill, now open for sales, which offers eco-friendly residential living.

Brooklyn Artists Gym offers Free Housing to Single Parent Artists in the Park Slope/Gowanus Area

Brooklyn Artists Gym offers Free Housing to Single Parent Artists in the Park Slope/Gowanus Area

For a few local single-parent-artists, the Brooklyn Artists Gym (BAG), an artists’ studio and gallery facility in the Park Slope/Gowanus area of Brooklyn, can provide financial help in the form of a free or subsidized studio space home. The BAG Fund program, which also helps participants further their art careers, allows artists who are bringing up children solo to apply for scholarships for Open Studio memberships.

Vacation Rental Homes for Families in the NYC Area and Beyond

Vacation Rental Homes for Families in the NYC Area and Beyond

Consider bypassing pricey hotel rooms in favor of the comforts, convenience, and amenities of your own vacation rental home. Check out some options near New York City, including Long Island and Connecticut, as well as those outside the New York metro area, and get tips on how to choose the best vacation home for your family.

New Website Allows Families to Search for Housing Near NYC's Great Schools

New Website Allows Families to Search for Housing Near NYC's Great Schools

A new website allows parents of New York City's public school children to locate affordable housing near the city's outstanding public schools.

Confessions of an Ex-City Mommy

Confessions of an Ex-City Mommy

One former Manhattan mom talks about her surprisingly enjoyable adjustment to life in the suburbs.

The Top Family-Friendly Neighborhoods in Brooklyn

The Top Family-Friendly Neighborhoods in Brooklyn

Find out which of the borough's neighborhoods are best equipped for families. Plus, read our tips on the five most important things to consider when hunting for a home in Brooklyn.

Family-Friendly Properties in Brooklyn

Family-Friendly Properties in Brooklyn

A sampling of Brooklyn properties that extend a welcome mat to kids and families. These locations boast family-friendly amenities like playspaces for kids, indoor pools, game lounges, personal washers and dryers, and more.

Tips for Buying and Selling a Home with Family in Tow

Tips for Buying and Selling a Home with Family in Tow

Considering a move? Here's a primer for families looking to dip into the real estate market, with advice on buying, selling, financing, and how to get the timing right.

How to Design a Kid-Friendly Kitchen

How to Design a Kid-Friendly Kitchen

When designing a kitchen with children in mind, there are certain things a family should think about at the beginning of the design process. Independent Kitchen and Bath offers the following tips to help consumers ultimately get the kitchen that best fits their family.

Seven is Sufficient - Family Size and Manhattan Real Estate

Seven is Sufficient - Family Size and Manhattan Real Estate

Family size in Manhattan is often determined by real estate. A small two-bedroom may limit you to one child, but for Cortney Novogratz, who has six children and a seventh child on the way, the logistics are staggering.

A Moving Business: From the City to the 'Burbs

A Moving Business: From the City to the 'Burbs

Three years ago, Alison Bernstein gave birth to her first child and her first business idea, a real estate company that would help families looking to leave the city for the surrounding ‘burbs. Now, three kids (with a fourth on the way) later, Suburban Jungle Realty Group, her newly launched real estate firm, focuses on families who are considering moving to Westchester, New Jersey, Long Island and Connecticut.

Make Room for the Contractors!

Make Room for the Contractors!

When the desire for additional space becomes a pressing need, many families choose to renovate and expand instead of move to a new location.

Divorce Dilemma – Can I Still Qualify For A Home Loan?

Divorce Dilemma – Can I Still Qualify For A Home Loan?

Jill walked out of the lender’s office with the crash of her collapsing dream ringing in her ears. “I’m sorry, but you just don’t qualify for this home,” her loan officer had informed her.




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