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Featured Listing: 175 Riva Avenue

This lovely 4 bedroom, 2 bath bilevel is located in Milltown and is listed at $269,000. The home features many quality amenities such as hardwood flooring throughout, great sized rooms, and two decks, one leading off of the dining room and a second off of the family room. The newer eat in kitchen boasts granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, and marble flooring. The updated baths are spacious and clean. Out back there is a large private back yard. For more [...]

Featured Listing: 67 Ochs Ave.

This fantastic home located in the desirable community of Milltown boasts 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, and a two car garage and is listed at $409,000. The inviting formal living room welcomes you into the home and leads straight into the sun-filled formal dining room. The large kitchen has plenty of space to move and work and opens up right into the nearby breakfast area with sliding doors out to the deck. The remodeled powder room is just one of the great ammenities listed fo [...]

Featured Listing: 41 Cortlandt Street

This gorgeous brick colonial in Milltown has been beautifully updated and well kept. Listed at $289,000 this lovely 3 bed, 1.5 bath home is move-in ready. The home has been meticulously maintained and boasts newer hardwood floors, custom baseboard molding, and updated windows. The gorgeous renovated kitchen is top of the line and opens right up to the adjoining dining room. The focal point of the living room is its handsome fireplace. Both baths have been updated and boa [...]

"How to Buy HUD" - Open House, Wed, 4/3

What is the process to buy a HUD home?  What programs are available to renovate this home into the home you're looking for?  This Wednesday, April 3rd, 6-7 PM, at 178 Riva Ave in Milltown, we'll be hosting an Open House to walk you take you through a HUD Home available for purchase, take you through the process, and show you the possibilities to make this HUD home your home!  We'll also be joined by a renovation specialist from Wells Fargo to explain some of the o [...]

The Zastko Report - March 2013

The Zastko Report March 2013 Reports in the real estate market continue to be very positive.  Is this also consistent with our local market in Central Jersey?  What about rising interest rates and fees?  This month, Andrew Zastko and Cooper Ford take another look at the activity in the local real estate market and the shortage of available homes, and what it means.  Also, they discuss the rising mortgage rates and fees and how it impacts home buyers and sellers. Curre [...]

Gem of a Home in Lovely Milltown

Come see this lovely well-maintained home for yourself located in the quaint area of Milltown where small town living is still alive and well! This charming 3 bedroom, 1 bath colonial, listed at $269,500, shows very well and boasts many updates throughout. The home is within walking distance to NYC bus, shops, schools, places of worship...even a community pool!  Walking into the living room is like walking into a magazine with freshly painted walls, plenty of natural light, hardwo [...]

Gloria Zastko Realtors Voted Best of the Best!

In a Home News Tribune Reader’s choice contest, Gloria Zastko, Realtors was again voted Best Realtor for 2012.  Gloria Zastko, and Andrew Zastko, co-owners of the firm, are delighted with this award which the firm has repeatedly received.  Zastko states, “Every day, every hour, we strive to be the best”.   "Becoming No. 1 is an awesome feat . . . Remaining No. 1 is an every-day challenge."  "Seeing longtime competitors and now the new k [...]

Andrew Zastko: 14th Time As #1 Status in Middlesex County

At the Middlesex County Multiple Listing Stockholder’s meeting held on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at the Pines Manor in Edison, Andrew Zastko, Broker/Owner of Gloria Zastko, Realtors in North Brunswick, was awarded the Middlesex County Multiple Listing First Place President’s Award, in recognition of having the greatest number of listings taken and closed for the fiscal year from July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012.  This is the 14th year Zastko achieved the #1 status in the County [...]

The Zastko Report - August 2012

The Zastko Report August 2012 The Summer is coming to end, but is it the same for the Central Jersey market?  This month, Andrew Zastko and Cooper Ford take another look at the activity in the local real estate market, the shortage of homes, and what it means.  Also, they take a look at the latest on the Transit Village in North Brunswick, as well as the rise of rentals.  Finally, an explanation of "average home prices" and what it really means for local homeowners [...]

June Goes Out With a Bang at Gloria Zastko Realtors

June was a great month at the Zastko agency and leading the team were Raymond Schwarz, Joyce Ann Staples and John J. McDonald.  Gloria Zastko, President of Gloria Zastko, Realtors is very proud of her entire team's production for June, 2012, but lauds the three top producing agents.  They are Raymond Schwarz for sales and Joyce Ann Staples and John J. McDonald for listings. Raymond Schwarz lead the office in June sales.  A consistent top producing veteran in the industry, [...]

The Zastko Report - June 2012

The Zastko Report June 2012 The momentum continues to build in the Central Jersey real estate market.  This month, Andrew Zastko and Cooper Ford discuss the current state of affairs locally, as well as some of the continued challenges.  Also, they highlight their experience with a new, no-PMI program from Sun Home Loans that's helping many buyers save money on buying a home.  Finally, they discuss some helpful tips for buyers preparing to buy a home, as well as sellers p [...]

Summer 2012 - The Heat is ON!

The heat is on in Central Jersey real estate.  Although there is a deluge of tough news regarding real estate, many major financial resources such as the Wall Street Journal, CBS Money Watch, Forbes Magazine and National Public Radio all concur in their advice..."It's Time to Buy a Home Now",  and it is also a time to sell now.  The lowest interest rates in decades make this the optimum time to move in, up or out. It is not the price of the home that is important [...]

Home Shortage Creates New Challenges

Recently, the Los Angeles Times reported a shortage of available quality homes in several different real estate markets, as buyers are competing over those that are currently available.  Locally in Central Jersey, we've seen similar trends, where quality homes that are priced well in certain markets are selling quickly, whether it's new construction townhomes in North Brunswick or larger colonial homes in neighboring South Brunswick.  Even investment properties are [...]

Spring 2012 - It's as Good as it Gets!

Spring 2012 is coming up roses in Central Jersey real estate. "It's as good as it gets!" says Gloria Zastko, President of Gloria Zastko, Realtors, and a 39-year veteran in New Jersey Real Estate. "There are reasons to move and to move NOW", cautions Zastko.  Interest rates are the lowest they have ever been.  As the economy continues to improve, there is, however, indication that interest rates will hike and also there is speculation that mortgage qualificat [...]

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