Making Moves in Jersey City, NJ

14. February 2021 House Renovation 0
Whenever we searched “3+ bedrooms, 1+ bath, outdoor space, public transportation” in Jersey City against our budget, results dwindled; it didn’t seem like we would move out of Harlem any time soon. During the day, we would text each other listings we found but nothing seemed to stick. Jersey City is rich in history and ...

Designing My Dream Kitchen

03. February 2021 House Renovation 0
I know we don’t really have the house just yet, but I preemptively started designing my dream kitchen. When I was buying my Harlem apartment, the sales office said I was the only one who requested “an open kitchen”; that most people asked for a park view or a second bathroom first. Now you know ...

Buying a House in Jersey City, New Jersey

28. January 2021 House Renovation 0
With our wishlist in mind and taking the Heights off the board, we narrowed our search down to the Bergen-Lafayette area where the Light Rail that connects to the PATH train is within walking distance. A Google search revealed 13 new home developments are either being planned or have already started construction in the neighborhood. ...

Hello, New Jersey!

24. January 2021 House Renovation 0
If you told me back in the day that I will be writing about moving to New Jersey after turning 40, I would have made a face and mouthed, Never. Funny how life happens: you meet the person who changes the trajectory you thought you’d already planned for in your head, and you love it. ...