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Featured Listing: 19 Afton Blvd.

Open and airy Franklin Model located on the 17th hole of the famous Palmer Course at Forsgate Country Club, featuring 3 beds, 2 1/2 baths, and listed at $465,000. This stunning home offers a newer gourmet kitchen with 42" french vanilla cabinets, granite counters, and all newer appliances. The two-story family room boasts a handsome gas fireplace which leads out to a wonderful custom deck with breathtaking views of the course. A true winner!. For more information or to [...]

Featured Listing: 228 Manchester Lane

Spacious end unit condo/townhouse in Monroe's Rossmoor community , listed at $85,000.  Newer kitchen with white cabinetry, stainless appliances and attached breakfast area. Newer baths as well.  Newer windows and door in the sunroom, too! For more info or to schedule a showing contact Gloria Zastko, Realtors @ 732-297-0600 or online @ MLS#: 1409869

Featured Listing: 12 Tanglewood Place

This gorgeous 5 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath home located in Monroe is move-in ready. All you need to do is unpack your bags! Listed at $510,000, this home has so much to offer. A true winner! This home is situated on a private tree lined lot with beautiful curb appeal, newer paver walkway, and an inviting front porch. Some of the quality ammenities include a remodeled eat in kitchen featuring granite countertops, ceramic backsplash, and newer appliances. The dining and living rooms boast [...]

Featured Listing: 41 Linwood Drive

For those desiring an "almost new" home with all the many extras already included, be sure to visit 41 Linwood Drive in Monroe.   Jayakrishnan (Jay) Maniyil, Realtor Associate, with Gloria Zastko, Realtors is marketing this 5 bedroom, 4-1/2 bath home in the Crossings @Monroe.  Built in 2005, this delight has every feature for luxury living.   The original owners have included many quality amenities and extras to make this a very special home.  The full [...]

Featured Listing: 306 Valencia Drive

This lovely Raphael model home in the Renaissance section of Monroe's adult community boasts 2 beds and 2 baths listed at $374,900. When you enter the home you will notice right away the great vaulted ceilings, custom ornate columns, and hard wood floors. The kitchen is a chef and entertainer's dream! The room boasts ceramic floors, granite counter tops, breakfast bar, Whirlpool stainless appliances, Italian style backsplash to the vaulted ceiling, 42" custom kit cabi [...]

Featured Listing: 33 Narrows Way

  This large contemporary home listed for $549,000 boasts 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths and backs to the The Banks course at Forsgate Country Club.  The entire home has been freshly painted with new carpeting on the stairway and second floor. If an open modern floor plan is what you desire, you've found it in this home! It even has cathedral ceilings in the living room and kitchen/dining area.  Some other great features of the home are the recessed lights and ceilin [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Is Your Home Prepared for the Storm?

With all the preparations going on in the Brunswick area of New Jersey for Hurricane Irene, it's a good reminder to make sure your home is properly protected.  There are always certain things you can do, depending on what the weather is.  However, no matter what you do, some things are simply unpreventable, which is why the number one thing you can do is make sure your home is properly insured.  What do we mean by that? There are many homes in Middlesex County th [...]

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