Keyport dealership among the first Ford dealers in the nation to sell new F-150

A Monmouth County dealership is among the first Ford dealers in the country to sell a 2016 F-150 truck. Joe Jarock Jr., an auto body shop employee and street rod enthusiast, purchased a new 2016 F-150 XLT from Tom’s Ford in Keyport. An employee of Al’s Auto Body in South Amboy for nearly four decades, …

WHY WAIT?

If potential buyers are waiting for a better deal before deciding to purchase a home, they should take careful stock of current conditions. The facts are that mortgage interest rates are hovering near historic lows and home prices are generally lower than where they were almost a decade ago. In addition, home values have risen …

Shrewsbury Volkswagen partners with CHOP for holiday toy and gift drive

Shrewsbury Volkswagen, the region’s largest Volkswagen dealer, is continuing its longstanding partnership with The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) by hosting a toy and gift drive to benefit the hospital. Now through Dec. 20, area residents and businesses are invited to drop off new, unwrapped toys and gifts at Shrewsbury Volkswagen in Tinton Falls. The …

New models now open daily at two in-demand 55+ communities from K. Hovnanian

It’s been a busy fall for New Jersey’s largest homebuilder, K. Hovnanian Homes. The renowned builder has opened model homes at several new communities this fall, including two of the Garden State’s most popular new active-adult neighborhoods: K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at Monroe in Middlesex County’s Monroe Township; and K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at Monmouth …

Indian Business Association hosts Christmas Spectacular at India Square

The Indian Business Association (IBA), Oak Tree Road, Iselin, held a Christmas Spectacular at India Square, located near the Oak Tree Road Shopping District. The program, which culminated in the lighting of the IBA Christmas tree, featured live music performances and dance groups. “We blended classic Christmas carols with Indian music to create a unique …

Patrick Ewing selling New Jersey home for more than $6.9 million

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New Jersey and Rockland County, N.Y. announces that Michele Kolsky-Assatly, an award-winning affiliated sales associate, has been selected to market and sell a private manor owned by retired Hall of Fame basketball player and NBA coach Patrick Ewing. The luxurious property is situated on 1.8 acres in Cresskill. Located in …

REAL ESTATE BRIEFS

Richard Salvatore has joined CW Solutions, a national real estate services firm in East Brunswick, as a right-of-way and land research associate. “We are focused on becoming a leader in the industry, and we need the best possible talent to drive our growth,” said Stacie Curtis, the firm’s president and founder. “Richard brings extensive experience …

GREATER TRANSPARENCY

The term “transparency” has certainly been used quite a bit in recent years. It largely refers to the notion that, when two or more parties agree to openly share the facts and circumstances of their dealings, trust is built. While politicians and diplomats probably most often use this term, it certainly applies to a real …