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Check Out This Townhome Alternative at 642 Wood in North Brunswick!

Gloria Zastko, Realtors has just listed an updated, pristine three bedroom, one and a half bath rancher on a tree-lined, 50 x 140 lot in North Brunswick...a great alternative to a townhome with no maintenance fees. It is offered at a low $234,000!   Upon entering this lovely rancher, one is immediately impressed with the upbeat newer kitchen featuring maple cabinets, granite counters, tiled backsplash and stainless steel appliances. The living room is 15 x 13 and the kitche [...]

Gloria Zastko Realtors Proud to Offer Home with Endless Financing Possibilities

Gloria Zastko Realtors and Mark J. Schmidt are proud to announce they have been selected to market a great home in North Brunswick – a four-bedroom, two full bath home on almost a third of an acre. The best part of the home is it comes with endless possibilities!   The home is found at 1201 Williamson Road, in one of North Brunswick’s most sought-after neighborhoods, Colonial Gardens. Located off of Route 130 North, the central location of this home  [...]

9 OVERHILL DRIVE, HIDDEN LAKE, NORTH BRUNSWICK, MARKETED BY JO ANN LACINA, REALTOR-ASSOCIATE OF GLORIA ZASTKO, REALTORS, IS OPEN TODAY FROM 1 – 4 PM.

  The calendar might say it is winter, but 9 Overhill Drive SIZZLES. If you are looking for curb appeal – here it is.   With so many updates inside and out, this home offers everything you could want.  The exterior of this home is stunning with newer seamless vinyl siding, GAF roof, windows, gutters, garage doors and Pella doors and sliders. The grounds have been professionally landscaped and include a stone paver driveway, front porch and walkway that le [...]

Gloria Zastko Realtors Proud to Offer Wheelchair-Accessible Home with a Little Extra

North Brunswick, NJ – January 28, 2015 – Gloria Zastko Realtors and Mark J. Schmidt are proudto announce they have been selected to market an exceptional home in North Brunswick – a 5+ bedroom colonial that features an additional wheelchair-accessible first floor bedroom.  The home is located at 977 Hoover Drive, in one of North Brunswick’s most sought-after neighborhoods, Colonial Gardens. Located off of Route 130 North, the central location of t [...]

Featured Listing: 1530 Van Buren Road

Imagine your family in this four bedroom, two and a half bath charming Tudor colonial located within walking distance to tranquil Farrington Lake, offering boating and fishing. Located on a tree-lined street in the elite Farrington Lake area, you know you have arrived.  From the lovely entry foyer one is lead to a large living room opening to a banquet-sized formal dining room.  The newer kitchen is a gourmet delight featuring granite countertops, stainless steel appliances&hell [...]

Featured Listing: 1063 Matthew Street

What a beautiful and well maintained 4 bed, 2 1/2 bath home, listed at $419,000. The beautiful interiors boast custom lighting in living and dining room and upgraded appliances in the kitchen. Detatched home on a cul-de-sac location close to all shopping and major highways, easy commute to Princeton and NYC! For more information or to schedule a showing contact Gloria Zastko, Realtors @ 732-297-0600 or online @ www.zastko.com. MLS#: 1500533

Featured Listing: 820 Curie Road

Move right in to this lovely 4 bed, 2 bath colonial in North Brunswick listed at $339,900.  Freshly painted walls, hardwood floors,and a bath and bedroom on the entry level are just a few of the features this home has to offer. Roof, furnace, and windows replaced in 2009, new central air in 2013, and finished basement. Close to shopping and commuting! For more information or to schedule a showing contact Gloria Zastko, Realtors @ 732-297-0600 or online @ www.zastko.com. [...]

Featured Listing: 7 Silver Hollow

The keynote to this impeccably maintained and exceptionally decored 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath, better than new, center hall colonial is livability.   One enters the two story center hall foyer and is immediately impressed with the spacious and open design.  One is lead to a large living room and a formal dining room.  The updated eat-in kitchen befitting any gourmet cook boasts ceramic flooring and newer appliances.  Off the kitchen is a sun-lit family room complete wit [...]

Featured Listing: 83 Riverbend Drive

Magnificence abounds in this 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath Riverbend with its brick fireplace, full finished basement with full bath and attached garage.   The cathedral entry way leads to the huge living room with floor to ceiling white brick fireplace and hardwood floors.  There is a family-sized dining room, as well as a newly renovated kitchen which boasts twin ovens, breakfast bar, elite stainless appliances, water filtration system and so much more.  French doors lead to th [...]

Featured Listing: 325 King Road

The curb appeal says it all for this wonderful 3 bed, 1 1/2 bath split colonial located in the Farrington Lake area listed at $269,000. This delight features maintenance free vinyl siding, replaced windows, roof, furnace, air, hardwood floors, newer baths, custom deck, storage shed, private yard, and so much more! Value and desirability awaits your inspection. Make this delight your home! For more information or to schedule a showing contact Gloria Zastko, Realtors @ 732-2 [...]

Featured Listing: 21 Lake Drive

This spectacular north east facing center-hall colonial features 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, and is listed at $599,000. This home has been meticulously maintained and updated, featuring a newer gourmet kitchen with 42" maple cabinets, granite counters, ceramic backsplash with custom in-lays, and stainless appliances. Other features include a wonderful first floor home office, a fabulous three-season room, and a sprawling custom deck. What a winner! For more information or [...]

Featured Listing: 259 Edwards Place

This custom built expanded rancher is located in the fabulous Farrington Lake area of North Brunswick featuring 4 beds, 1 1/2 baths, and listed at $400,000.  The open and airy floor plan features a stunning great room with handsome stone fireplace, wonderful view of private woodlands, gourmet eat-in kitchen, hardwood floors, custom built deck, oversized 2-car garage, finished basement, and so much more! For more information or to schedule a showing contact Gloria Zastko [...]

Featured Listing: 85 Princess Drive

The keynote to this impeccably maintained and exceptionally decored 5 bedroom, 2.5 bath, better than new, center hall colonial is livability and is being offered at $479,000. One enters the two story center hall foyer and is immediately impressed with the spacious and open design.  Off to the left is a wonderful first floor guest bedroom/study, to the right is a large living room leading to a banquet-sized dining room.  The eat-in kitchen befitting any gourmet cook boasts g [...]

Featured Listing: 252 Forest Lane

This young 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath approximately 3,700 square foot home situated on an almost acre lot, backing onto woodlands and stream, is absolutely dynamite. The exterior of this northeast facing home is brick fronted and offers dramatic landscaping and a very handsome hardwood entry into a large foyer. To the right of the foyer is a large study or den and to the left is a large living room leading into a banquet-sized dining room. The 2-story family room with marble surround fireplace boa [...]

Featured Listing: 1520 Joseph Street

This fabulous expanded colonial is the cream of the crop, boasting 3 master-sized bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, and listed at $353,000.  Other features include newer windows, newer central air, 3-zone baseboard heat, and hardwood floors. Out back the park-like yard features a stunning composite deck, paver patio and walkway, fence, and storage shed. Truly ideal for summertime enjoyment! The fantastic location, close to bus, shops, and schools make this home a winner! For mor [...]

Featured Listing: 1530 Van Buren Road

Tucked away in one of North Brunswick's most prestigious streets is this 4 bed, 2 1/2 bath gem of a home, listed at $470,000. Come tour this enchanted and remodeled home loaded with every conceivable exta! Features include a modern eat in kitchen with granite counters, tile backsplash, stainless steel appliances, newer luxury baths, master spa with walk-in shower and jacuzzi. The furnace has been replaced with a H/E unit, as well as new A/C, hardwood floors, outdoor deck [...]

Featured Listing: 1398 Masoma Road

This stunning north-facing Ascot Model welcomes you with a dramatic two story foyer with the same bright and airy feeling that flows throughout the whole home. With 3 beds and 2 1/2 baths, this home is listed at $439,000.  The sunked living room with full volume ceiling is brightened by the large overhead window.  The newer eat-in kitchen features maple cabinets, corian counter tops, center island, and stainless steel appliances. Other quality ammenities include [...]

Featured Listing: 379 Stelle Avenue

Seldom does a 4 bedroom colonial come on the market in the Milltown section of North Brunswick offering it all!  As one approaches they feel like they have arrived home.    Upon entering a large entry foyer one is impressed with the open living room with hardwood floors, a handsome fireplace with an energy efficient “Glacier Bay” insert.  The kitchen with a center island is a gourmet delight.  The banquet-sized dining room leads to a wonderful 3-seas [...]

Featured Listing: 202 Forest Lane

In the Mae Brook Estates at Farrington Lake enclave of 10 new homes is this gem, listed at $629,000.  At Mae Brook, the wooded lots range from 1/3-1/2 acre, featuring seven dramatic floor plans. These model homes include high ceilings, 2-zone heating and air, Pella windows, hardwood floors, granite countertops, and so much more! For more information or to schedule a showing contact Gloria Zastko, Realtors @ 732-297-0600 or online @ www.zastko.com. MLS#: 1309898

Featured Listing: 252 Forest Lane

This young 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath approximately 3,700 square foot home situated on an almost acre lot, backing onto woodlands and stream, is absolutely dynamite.  The exterior of this northeast facing home is brick fronted and offers dramatic landscaping and a very handsome hardwood entry into a large foyer.  To the right of the foyer is a large study or den and to the left is a large living room leading into a banquet-sized dining room.  The 2-story family room with marble surr [...]

Featured Listing: 29 Point Of Woods Drive

This sprawling brick front ranch is located on over a half acre lot in one of the most prominent streets in Hidden Lake, boasting 4 beds, 2 1/2 baths, and listed at $450,000. This extraordinary executive home has approximately 3200 square feet of pure living space. A few of the many features include four master-sized bedrooms, a large fully equipped kitchen which opens to a spacious family room with wood burning fireplace, and custom surround built-ins! This home is just minute [...]

Featured Listing: 93 Princess Drive

This is a fabulous home with amazing attention to detail. With 4 beds, 2 1/2 baths this home is listed at $469,000.  The newer eat in kitchen is befitting of any gourmet cook with granite counters and backsplash, custom flooring, and center island. Other features include inground pool and custom deck with gazebo and hot tub out back, custom paver drive and walkway, new 3-zone heating and cooling system...the list goes on! For more information or to schedule a [...]

Featured Listing: 39 Princess Drive

The keynote to this well-maintained 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath, better than new, center hall colonial is liveability.   The original owners of this fabulous home have paid amazing attention to detail, both on the interior and exterior. From the large center hall there is a banquet-sized dining room on one side and a formal living room on the other.  The large gourmet eat-in kitchen has been recently updated and leads to the family room with gleaming hardwood floors and woodburni [...]

Featured Listing: 26 Woodmere Road

26 Woodmere Road, in the elite Hidden Lake area of North Brunswick. One enters a huge center hall flanked on one side by a spacious living room, expanded dining room and newer custom gourmet kitchen with a separate dining area.  From the foyer there is a step-down family room with a full brick wall fireplace.    Off the family room there is a powder room and a separate laundry room.  Up the open stairway are the bedroom chambers, housing five master sized b [...]

Featured Listing: 1 Lakeview Court

This one is truly your vacation home at home! This spectacular 11room, 5 bed, 3 1/2 bath stunner has it all. The magnificent 1 year young gourmet kitchen boasts maple cabinets, granite counters, and tile backsplash. The family room boasts vaulted ceiling and handsome fireplace. The stunning entertainment room also boasts a vaulted ceiling, as well as wet bar and fabulous lake views. Out back you will fall in love with the landscaped grounds and resort like Gunite pool! Fo [...]

Featured Listing: 1381 Mohawk Road

  This expanded and totally remodeled 4 bed, 2 1/2 bath impecably maintained colonial is located in North Brunswick and listed at $380,000. This home sizzles, featuring a 3 year young gourmet kitchen with granite counters, tumbled marble backsplash, 42" cabinets, stunning breakfast bar, and high end appliances. Master bath features separate stall shower and jacuzzi. Other features include hardwood floors, newer windows, newer baths, a/c and more! For more infor [...]

Featured Listing: 906 Lee Avenue

Come see this one for yourself! A charming home in a friendly neighborhood, this 3 bed, 2 bath home is listed for $255,000. The spacious floor plan includes eat-In kitchen, wood burning fire place, hardwood floors, and fresh neutral colors. What a great space to enjoy and entertain. The open fenced in yard out back includes custom paver patio. Also included out back is a double car detached garage with loft. This home is a potential mother/daughter. For more information [...]

Featured Listing: 321 Farrington Blvd.

Seldom does a home come on the market offered at such great value in an absolutely fabulous location. This custom built ranch features 3beds and 3 full baths, listed for a steal at $345,000.  This home boasts a formal dining room, living room, family room with fireplace, large eat-in-kitchen, full basement, and 2-car garage to boot! What a winner! For more information or to schedule a showing contact Gloria Zastko, Realtors at 732-297-0600 or online at www.zastko.com. [...]

Featured Property: Mae Brook Estates

Andrew Zastko, Broker-Owner at Gloria Zastko, Realtors and listing agent for Mae Brook Estates, reports brisk sales for the new year at Mae Brook Estates, a 10-home subdivision in the Farrington Lake section of North Brunswick.  There are only two remaining homesites at Mae Brook Estates starting at $629,000.  Zastko states, “The new year and the increased interest in Mae Brook Estates is a true sign that the real estate market has definitely shown positive direction in No [...]

Featured Listing: 14 Wood Lake Court

This spectacular colonial style home is located on a private cul-de-sac lot and boasts 5 beds, 2 1/2 baths, and is listed at $520,000. This home has been meticulously maintained and updated by its original owners. The magnificent newer gourmet kitchen features sandstone counters, custom maple cabinets, and breakfast nook.  Other features of the home include a full library with elegant built-in bookcases, front room with wet bar and handsome fireplace, newer furnace  and [...]

Featured Listing: 357 Hadleigh Lane

This lovely townhouse with water views boasts 2 beds, 2 1/2 baths, and is listed at $249,999.  The newer kitchen boast high end appliances and all three baths have been tastefully updated.   Hardwood floors through out. Gas fireplace, newer windows and HVAC (Carrier) system. Roof replaced 10 years ago. Large private paver patio off the Living room. For more information or to schedule a showing contact Gloria Zastko, Realtors @ 732-297-0600 or online @ www.zastko. [...]

Featured Listing: 229 Buckingham Way

Beautiful 2 bed, 2 1/2 bath townhome with attached garage in Quailbrook Community, listed at $209,900. The lovely open layout includes a large living room and a nice private kitchen with opening to dining room.  Other features include laminated flooring, corner fire place, sliding door to nice back yard, split stairs going to two very spacious bed rooms and loft. Each bed room has full bath room attached. What a great deal of a home! For more information or to schedul [...]

Featured Listing: 121 Haverford Street

Move right in to this charming 3/4 bedroom colonial located in North Brunswick and listed at $255,000. The rooms in this home are very spacious and feature newer windows throughout. Other quality amenities include newer gourmet kitchen with cherry cabinets, granite counters, custom tile backsplash, and stainless steel appliances, as well as a newer roof, siding, ductless A/C, hardwood floors, paver patio, and so much more! For more information or to schedule a showing c [...]

Featured Listing: 1217 Plymouth Road

This bright and sunny 2 bed, 2 1/2 bath tri-level end unit is a true delight and listed at $227,000.  This model offers a spacious and flexible floor plan. All appliances stay with the home as well as the gogeous granite counter tops and newer hot water heater. For more information or to schedule a showing contact Gloria Zastko Realtors @ 732-297-0600 or online @ www.zastko.com. MLS#: 1409432

Featured Listing: 707 Heron Court

This beautiful end unit single family home located in the Forest Park section of North Brunswick is priced to sell at $448,000.  The home boasts brand new hardwood floors in first floor, upgraded counter tops in kitchen, stainless steel refrigerator, full finished basement, private backyard, premium lot from builder, private family room, and 2 car garage. For more information or to schedule a showing contact Gloria Zastko, Realtors @ 732-297-0600 or online @ www.zast [...]

Featured Listing: 30 Timber Ridge Road

This most popular and desirable NW facing Renaissance Villas Manchester Model home features 4 beds, 2 1/2 baths, and is listed at $519,900.  This home boasts a dream kitchen with granite counters, center island, new stainless steel appliances, ceramic floor, and backsplash. Newer upgraded carpets throughout the home which is also freshly painted nuetral.  With no maintenance fee and lower taxes, this home is priced to sell! The basement is entirely finished an [...]

Featured Listing: 269 Colfax Road

This is a very large 4 bed, 3 1/2 bath home with a contemporary feel located in North Brunswick and listed at #385,000. This home boasts hardwood floors and a full finished waterproofed basement on a gorgeous lot! Choose between a master bedroom on the first floor with private bath or second floor with sitting room and private bath! Perfect for a home office with private outside entrance. This home is a must see! For more information or to schedule a showing contact G [...]

Featured Listing: 130 Nathan Drive

Look no further than this turn key townhouse featuring 2 master bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, and listed at just $209,000. The newer remodeled kitchen boasts nice dark wood cabinets, stainless fridge and dishwasher, and a cozy breakfast nook. Beautiful hardwood floors grace the living room and entryway and the entire home is painted in nice neutral shades, perfect for any decor. Some exterior features include a custom built deck backing to woods and an attached garage. This home [...]

Featured Listing: 403 N Rittenhouse Court

This beautiful 2 bed, 1 1/2 bath North Brunswick townhouse comes with tons of upgrades and a pricetag of $219,000.  The gorgeous upgraded kitchen boasts granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, and custom cabinetry.  Other upgrades throughout the home include newer windows, doors, recessed lighting, hardwood floors and custom woodwork. The lovely French doors off the living space open up to a nice bright sunroom. For more information or to schedule [...]

Featured Listing: 26 Woodland Ave.

This custom built 4 bed, 2 bath brick cape located in North Brunswick is listed at $289,900. This home has great room sizes and a large family room. Other features include a covered patio, upgraded electric, newer roof and furnace, and an in-ground pool in the over-sized yard. The finished basement has a full bath, too! For more information or to schedule a showing contact Gloria Zastko Realtors @ 732-297-0600 or online @ www.zastko.com. MLS#: 1405412

Featured Listing: 11 Cleremont Ave.

Welcome home! This lovely two story colonial located in the fabulous Berdines Corner of North Brunswick  features 2 beds, 1 1/2 baths, and is listed at $230,000. The owners of this home spared no expense upgrading it to the gem it is today! Some of the many features include upgraded flooring, replaced windows, vinyl fencing, detached garage, and a charming front porch. The newer eat in kitchen boasts maple cabinets, granite counters, glass tile backsplash, center island, a [...]

137 Willowbrook Drive + Virtual Tour

Enjoy the comfort of this beautiful 2 bed, 1 1/2 bath home located in the desirable Hidden Lake section of North Brunswick, listed at $225,000. This home is in a great location for NYC Buses, trains & shopping, with Blue Ribbon Schools! Some of the many features are the updated baths, newer kitchen appliances, hardwood floors throughout plus newer roof! The home boasts a large step-down living/family room and master bedroom too! Out back there is a private yard, dry basement, [...]

Featured Listing: 1596 Axel Ave.

This updated and welcoming 4 bed, 1 1/2 bath split level home is located in North Brunswick and listed for $270,000. With a new roof just installed and the driveway just sealed, this home is move-in ready! A few of this home's many features include newer windows, new front door, updated appliances, paver patio, updated baths, updated interior lighting. This home also boasts hardwood floors and updated baths, including the half bath in the first floor bedroom. The beautifu [...]

Featured Rental: 386 Hadleigh Lane

This lovely 2 bed, 2 1/2 bath rental in North Brunswick has just been listed for $1650.  This home has been meticulously cared for and has recently been re-carpeted and painted. This pet-free rental is available for occupancy November 1st. Applicants must be non-smokers with a recent credit report, employment/salary verification, and personal references.  For more information or to schedule a showing contact Gloria Zastko, Realtors @ 732-297-0600 or online @ www. [...]

Featured Listing: 703 Heron Court

This outstanding and beautifully uprgaded 4 bed, 2 1/2 bath home speaks for itself and is listed at $469,000. A few of the many features include lofted ceilings, designer wall colors, beautiful laminate flooring, excellent storage, and a two-car garage. The upgraded kitchen boasts granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. The basement is fully finished and perfect for entertaining or exercising! For more information or to schedule a showing contact Gloria Z [...]

Featured Listing: 17 Albert Ave.

This charming center hall colonial in Milltown features 4 beds, 1 1/2 baths, and is listed at $395,000. This home has been loved and well maintained with a freshly painted interior and exterior. Just a few of this home's features are hardwood floors, new furnace with electronic air cleaner and updated electrical. To top it all off, the spacious backyard features an inground pool! For more information or to schedule a showing contact Gloria Zastko, Realtors @ 732-297- [...]

North Brunswick Heritage Day Festival!

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Featured Listing: 45 Dickens Road

Move right in to this spacious 3 bedroom, 2 full bath ranch style home that has been recently updated!  The home boasts a large living room with pergo floors, woodburning fireplace, country sized kitchen with breakfast bar, plenty of counter/cabinet space, and a dining room perfect for entertaining!  Upgrades include a bright year-round sun room, newer windows, and a remodeled main and master bath. Out back the home boasts a custom deck and storage shed! For more [...]

Featured Listing: 1062 Hoover Drive

Move right in to this totally updated 4 bed, 2 1/2 bath colonial located in the sought after Route 130 corridor in Colonial Gardens/Farrington Lake. This home boasts a fantastic open floor plan with gorgeous kitchen and baths, all of which have been redone. The home sits on a nice flat corner lot with a fenced in yard and deck, perfect for entertaining, pets, kids...or all of the above! Not a thing needs to be done in this gem of a home. For more information or to sc [...]

Featured Listing: 4 Castle Court

Imagine your next holiday in this 4 BR 3 full bath perfectly appointed colonial which has been meticulously maintained and updated by the original owners.  This home, built by the renowned Toll Brothers, is located just steps to tranquil Farrington Lake which offers boating and fishing!   As you approach this tree lined culdesac, you know you have arrived. The curb appeal speaks for itself. One enters a large center hall flanked by a formal banquet-sized dining room on one s [...]

Featured Listing: 14 Hemlock Lane

This lovely Timber Glen colonial home features 4 beds, 2 1/2 baths, and is listed at $424,900. Situated in a prime location within the development, this home boats a beautifully manicured lawn and gardens. Many interior features have been recently updated in the kitchen: granite counter tops, ceramic backsplash, new cabinets, hardware, sink, and stainless steel appliances. The powder room has been updated as well. The home also features hardwood floors and a woodburning fireplace [...]

Featured Rental: 36 Lafayette Court

Move right in to this beautifully maintained end unit rental located in North Brunswick, featuring 3 beds, 2 1/2 baths and listed at $1,700/month. The home has a great location within the community and boasts new upgrades like new windows and newer appliances.  Just minutes away from NYC buses & train, this rental is a commuter's dream. The unit is available immediately, however the tenant is responsible for credit report, employment verification, and tenant insura [...]

872 Linwood Place

This spacious and light-filled home is located in North Brunswick and features 4 beds, 2 baths listed at $349,000. This great house features an open floor plan with recently renovated kitchen complete with stainless appliances, granite counter tops, and huge breakfast bar. The living and dining rooms also boast hardwood floors and recessed lighting.  Out back there is a large level yard perfect for entertaining or pets! The home is also close to several main roadways an [...]

Featured Listing: 1411 Omaha Road

Move right in to this lovely cape cod located in North Brunswick, featuring 3 beds and 2 full baths. This brand new  home has been redone from top to bottom, with the exception of the foundation and frame. The home is located in a fabulous neighborhood and is offered at such an affordable price. The light-filled home features beautiful refinished hardwood floors throughout. The redone kitchen is absolutely beautiful and features maple cabinets, granite countertops and a [...]

Featured Listing: 1580 Axel Ave.

This lovely split-level colonial home is located in North Brunswick, featuring four beds and two full baths, listed at $325,000. This home is quite different with its step down formal living room and large addition. The updated kitchen features a nice ceramic backsplach and there are refinished hardwood floors in many rooms. The large game room could also become a nanny or in-law suite if needed. Out back there is an attached storage area as well as paver stone patio [...]

Featured Listing: 1401 Noah Road

Pride of ownership is obvious here at this lovely North Brunswick home. With 3 beds and 2 1/2 baths, this home is a steal at $359,900. Upon entering you are greated with a fantastic front to back living room with a  fireplace. The gorgeous new kitchen features 42" cabinets, granite countertops, stainless appliances, 12x12 ceramic floor, and breakfast nook. The huge dining room is also near by. The home also boasts new bathrooms, hardwood floors on second floor under c [...]

North Brunswick Transit Village

For years one has driven up and down the Route 1 northeast corridor in North Brunswick and seen a large sign on the old Johnson & Johnson property stating “Imagine a Train Station Here!”.  Well, the wait is finally over.  We can now consider the New Jersey Transit Station in North Brunswick a reality.  All homeowners and businesses in North Brunswick and surrounding areas stand to benefit from the new Transit Village. Construction has already started on this [...]

Featured Listing: 411 Wheeler Rd.

If you are looking for affordability and location this sprawling split colonial has it all. This home boats 3 beds, 3 baths, and is listed at $344,900.  The light-filled living room features hardwood floors and replaced windows, also throughout the home. The remodeled eat-in kitchen features granite countertops and ceramic backsplash. The custom built deck out back overlooks the private in-ground pool. For more information or to schedule a showing contact Glor [...]

Featured Rental: 919 Plymouth Road

This move-in ready rental boasts 2 beds and 2 1/2 baths and is listed at $1,750/month. This beautiful & totally renovated Saxony model townhome is located in the fabulous Renaissance Community of North Brunswick. There is all new flooring throughout the home as well as updated kitchen appliances and renovated baths. For more information or to schedule a showing contact Gloria Zastko, Realtors @ 732-297-0600 or online @ www.zastko.com. MLS#: 1401723

Featured Rental: 45 Stillwell Road

Move right into this lovely 4 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath ranch rental located in North Brunswick.  Out back there is a nice yard with patio and storage shed. The home is located close to the great South Brunswick Schools.  This home is available 8/1/13. The tenant will be responsible for lawn maintenance and snow removal. For more information or to schedule a showing contact Gloria Zastko, Realtors @ 732-297-0600 or online @ www.zastko.com. MLS# 1401360

Featured Listing: 529 Maple Street

This lovely younger colonial located in North Brunswick features 3 beds, 2 1/2 baths and is listed at $309,900. The home boasts generous room sizes throughout as well as hardwood floors on both levels.  Some other features of the home are its recessed lighting, nice moldings, ceiling fans, wood burning fireplace in living room, and a full, high and dry basement!  The home received a complete, updated huge maple kitchen in 2006. The furnace, central air, and hot wate [...]

Featured Listing: 19 Lake Drive

19 LAKE DRIVE OFFERED BY ANDREW ZASTKO OF GLORIA ZASTKO, REALTORS, BOASTS OVER 4,300 SQUARE FEET OF LUXURIOUS LIVING ON APPROXIMATELY A HALF-ACRE LOT IN THE ELITE FARRINGTON LAKE AREA OF NORTH BRUNSWICK. From the awesome curb appeal to the spacious private backyard with handsome 2-tier deck, you know you have arrived! This must-see full brick-front 5 bedroom, 3 full and one half bath custom center hall colonial offers upgrades galore. One enters a huge center hall which is flanked by a [...]

"Real Estate Update - May 2013" - The Zastko Report

The media has been recording increased average home prices and activity on the national scene.  What's been happening in Central New Jersey?  Cooper and Andrew review the stats for Middlesex County. To find out more, call us at 732-297-0600 or email us at zastko@zastko.com.  

Something New for Heritage Day!

North Brunswick's 31st Heritage Day is right around the corner, with some big changes in store!  Check out the video to find out some of what's going on.

Featured Listing: 1651 Ohio Ave

This fantastic 4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath colonial located in the Paddington Park section of North Brunswick is move-in ready and listed at $439,900.  This home has been freshly painted and features newer windows, gorgeous hardwood floors, and a newer roof, A/C, and hot water heater.  The lovely upgrated kitchen features granite countertops and solid wood cabinets and opens up beautifully to the adjoining rooms. The vaulted ceilings of the first floor allow for a g [...]

Featured Listing: 256 Dallas Road

This move-in ready home is located on a gorgeous park-like lot and boasts 3 beds, 2 baths, and a price point of $349,900. The home comes complete with hardwood floors, newer windows and doors and even updated furnace and A/C. The upgraded kitchen features a vaulted ceiling, tiled backsplash, and granite countertops. The spacious rooms are sun-filled and the homes' baths have been updated. Out back the trex deck and covered patio are surrounded by a gorgeous private [...]

Featured Listing: 2343 Berkshire Lane

This new construction end-unit townhouse in the Hartland Square development of North Brunswick boasts three bedrooms, three baths, and is listed at $428,260.  This home has beautiful upgrade potential, a pond view, and is completely move-in ready. The stunning two-story living room, which opens right up into the kitchen, makes the home feel larger than it already is. This gourmet kitchen is a chef's dream complete with dark wood cabinets, stainless steel appliance [...]

Featured Rental: 2354 Berkshire Lane

Move right in and make this rental your home for just $2,400 a month. Located at 2354 Berkshire Ln. in North Brunswick, this 3 bed, 2.5 bath home with attached one car garage is a pristine new construction home and beautifully finished. The neutral palate is a perfectly blank slate, ready for you to make it your own! The gorgeous kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances is a chef's dream with attached breakfast bar for casual entertaining. The priva [...]

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 [...]

Featured Listing: 5 Pleasant Place

Move right on in to this lovely, well-maintained 4 bed, 3 bath home located at 5 Pleasant Place in North Brunswick. The home is located in the desirable Farrington Lakes section and can be yours for $517,000. This fantastic home boasts an open floor plan with updated kitchen featuring granite countertops and stainless steel appliances with separate casual dining room. All of the bedrooms are nicely sized and the main bath boasts dual sinks. The home's spacious great room with [...]

Featured Listing: 2 Thatchwood Court

This lovely 5 bedroom, 2.5 bath custom tudor located at 2 Thatchwood Ct. in North Brunswick has been meticulously cared for and can be yours for $459,000. This home has many upgrades including an open concept gourmet kitchen and gorgeous stone fireplace. The master suite includes a built-in vanity area and attached bathroom. Don't let this beautiful property pass you by! Contact Gloria Zastko, Realtors for more information or to schedule a showing @ 732-297-0600 or onlin [...]

North Brunswick Community Egg Hunt

Easter is right around the corner so come out and celebrate this weekend, Saturday, March 16th! Click here for registration form!

Featured Listing: 1585 Miriam Drive

Come see this one of a kind custom contemporary home for yourself, listed at $439,000 and located in the desirable Farrington Lake section of North Brunswick. This stunning 5 bed, 3 full bath split colonial boasts an open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, fantastic skylights, and a dramatic floor to ceiling fireplace in the living room. The newer eat in kitchen comes complete with custom cabinets and granite counter tops, as well as newer appliances. The sliders off the kitchen lead out to [...]

Featured Listing: 1652 Taylor Drive

"The keynote to this five bedroom colonial is pure sizzle,” says Joyce Ann Staples, Realtor-Associate and listing agent at Gloria Zastko, Realtors.  This home, located at 1652 Taylor Drive in North Brunswick, is completely updated and comes with an awesome inground pool. This is a perfect opportunity for today's discriminating buyer to buy the perfect home at a perfect price of $419,999. One enters an foyer and on this level there is a formal dining room, large livin [...]

Featured Listing: 114 Henderson Rd.

There is very little that needs to be said about this property because it basically sells itself! This immaculate 4 bedroom 2 bath split level home with attached two car garage is move-in ready and can be yours for $400,000. This gorgeous gourmet kitchen is fully equipped with stainless steel appliances, 42" custom cherry maple cabinets, and oversized breakfast bar island.  This house has been completly renovated over the past four years and boasts newer baths, win [...]

"Why is a Train Station Good for North Brunswick?"

Last month, NJ Transit announced plans for a new train station in North Brunswick on the Northeast Corridor line, a key component for the development of the new Transit Village in North Brunswick.  Many are seeing this as great news for the community, for a whole host of reasons.  In their latest video, Andrew and Cooper review some of the key benefits of a train station to a town. For more information on the proposed Transit Village, click here.

Featured Listing: 8 Erik Drive

Maria Reynolds, Broker-Associate with Gloria Zastko, Realtors offers a great opportunity to purchase this spacious 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath colonial. This home, located at 8 Erik Drive in the Berdines Corner section of North Brunswick, is a great opportunity for the first-time buyer and is listed at an affordable price of $399,900. Upon entering, you are greeted with a large foyer and formal dining room, lovely living room, completely updated kitchen with newer appliances, powder room, and eve [...]

Affordable Luxury in North Brunswick

AFFORDABLE LUXURY CAN NOW BE YOURS! The keynote to this well maintained and decored 4 bedroom 2.5 bath center hall colonial is liveability.  It is located on a large and professionally landscaped  100x150 ft lot in the elite Farrington Lake area with an inground pool.  Updated amenities include a huge kitchen, full finished basement and more.  The backyard with patio, inground pool and landscaping are so ideal for outside entertaining. One enters an inviting entry foyer [...]

Recovering From Hurricane Sandy

The storm has passed, and the long process of clean up and recovery has begun.  Several days have passed, and many are still without heat and power, enduring cold winter nights.  As we've surveyed our home town of North Brunswick, there are still many fallen trees and downed power lines that haven't been touched, pointing to the massive scope of damage to the area. Yet, there are those who are stepping up to help others in need.  At Gloria Zastko, Realtors, our hearts [...]

The Zastko Report - North Brunswick Market Update

The Zastko Report - October 2012 North Brunswick Market Update Activity in the North Brunswick real estate market continues to be very active. The number of homes sold continues to exceed performance from the previous year. For example, the 2nd Q had approx a 15% increase from 65 to 75.  Similarly,while activity traditionally slows down in the 3rd quarter, it has exceeded its 2nd quarter pace and its increase from 58 homes sold last year to 75 this 3rd quarter is almost a 30% increase [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

JoAnn Lacina and Mark J. Schmidt Top Zastko Agents for September 2012

It was a September to remember at Gloria Zastko, Realtors.  "Our Team has achieved nine nifty months in 2012, and we are looking forward to three more terrific months to end the year," stated Gloria Zastko and Andrew Zastko, co-owners of Gloria Zastko, Realtors. Leading the Zastko team for the month of September was Mark J. Schmidt for greatest number of sales.  Schmidt also tied with Jo Ann Lacina for greatest number of listings taken.  Mark J. Schmidt, a Realtor- [...]

Gloria Zastko Realtors Joins in 30th Heritage Day in North Brunswick

On Saturday, September 29th, Gloria Zastko Realtors will join North Brunswick for its 30th annual Heritage Day at Babbage Park, a community day focused on coming together and celebrating the history and diversity of the town.  The day will feature live performances from Swing Sabroso, After the Reign, Random Test, and Color of Sound, as well as dance, food, arts & crafts, rides, games, opportunities to meet local businesses and organizations, and much more! Keeping with tradition, Z [...]

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 [...]

Gloria Zastko Realtors Leads the Way in North Brunswick

As the real estate market continues to pick up in activity, Gloria Zastko Realtors continues to provide leadership in helping both home buyers and sellers in North Brunswick.  As a pillar in the community, the agency continues to be number one in helping home owners successfully sell their home.  So far in 2012, they have outperformed their nearest competitor by a margin of almost 6 to 1.  Similarly, in helping potential residents find a home in the community of North Brunswick, [...]

How Reliable Are School Rankings?

For many home buyers, one of the most significant criteria is the quality of the school system.  After all, what parent wouldn't want their child to receive the best education possible?  When considering different communities, one source often considered are rankings put out by different publications, such as the one just released by NJ Monthly.  Yet, how helpful are these really in finding the best quality school system?  What else can home buyers do to evaluate the sc [...]

Joining the Community at National Night Out

This past Tuesday, North Brunswick joined communities across the country for the annual National Night Out.  Hosted at the Municipal Building at North Brunswick, Gloria Zastko Realtors joined numerous other businesses and organizations in bringing the community together for a positive evening of free food, entertainment, and fun.  Kids had the opportunity to check out a fire engine, play on giant inflatables, and watch martial arts demonstrations, while residents got to meet business [...]

Your Vacation Home at Home!

Once you visit 23 Point of Woods in the elite Hidden Lake area of North Brunswick, you will know you have arrived! Location and home where no expense has been spared.  From the 2-story entry foyer, the soaring staircase is awesome. Flanking the center hall is the banquet-sized dining room and the spacious living room. The family room is huge and yet boasts an addition with full panoramic views of the gardens and heated inground gunite pool. The kitchen befits any gourmet cook.  T [...]

New Construction and Moving Fast!

"The wait is finally over.   The Shady Brook model is now open for inspection in the elite enclave of Mae Brook Estates at Farrington Lake", says Andrew Zastko, Broker-Owner of Gloria Zastko, Realtors.  Follow our yellow signs and balloons to your "American Dream". Mae Brook Estates at Farrington Lake in North Brunswick, when completed, will boast 10 home sites each on 1/3 to 1/2 acres bordering tranquil Farrington Lake.   Each colonial home will [...]

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 [...]

North Brunswick Twp HS "Possibilities" to be Featured on WABC-7

Congratulations to our local North Brunswick Township High School!  On Saturday, June 23rd, at 7 PM, NBTHS's "Possibilities" program will be featured on WABC-7's "Above and Beyond: Inspiring Students and Teachers".  According to the school district, the "Possibilities" Program  "provides our students with disabilities to develop skills by facing real-life situations through volunteering and working in the community".  The NBTH [...]

NORTH BRUNSWICK OPEN HOUSE SHOWCASE - SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 2012.

Gloria Zastko, Realtors will host a North Brunwick Open House Showcase on Sunday, June 24th.  With historic low interest rates and excellent home prices, many homebuyers are making the move, not only seeking great homes, but exceptional communities as well.  A real estate leader in Central Jersey, Gloria Zastko, Realtors aims to personally introduce potential residents to the wonderful offerings of North Brunswick, a community that the agency has called home for over 21 years, and wh [...]

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 [...]

Your Private Retreat Awaits!

Location, location, location!  Families who want a beautifully landscaped estate with an inground Anthony swimming pool, barbeque area, and other activities to keep the teens and their friends occupied, will want to consider this 5-6 bedroom estate home at 566 Riva Avenue in the Farrington Lake area of East Brunswick. "This is not just a home," says Andrew Zastko, listing broker.  "It's an estate on a private lot that backs to woodlands.  This one-of-a-kin [...]

A Home For All Seasons

Imagine your summer in this 4 bedroom, 3 full bath perfectly appointed colonial featuring a Hyatt-like backyard with luxurious inground pool and posh surroundings...just steps to tranquil Farrington Lake offering boating and fishing! From the impressive curb appeal to the fun-filled backyard, you know you have arrived.  The lovely entry foyer is flanked by a formal dining room and spacious living room.  The kitchen is a gourmet delight with center island and stainless steel applian [...]

A Tale of Two Homes

News was out that the real estate market was picking up.  Mary and Jim, who had been neighbors for years with nearly identical homes, decided it was time to sell, both with the same agent and broker.  With the positive news, Jim decided to price 5% above what his agent suggested (after all, he wanted negotiating room and the home had many nice features).  Mary, on the other hand, followed her agent's advice on price.  While Mary quickly received multiple offers and ende [...]

The Zastko Report - April 2012

The Zastko Report April 2012 As the spring market moves along, we continue to see movement in real estate, not only locally, but also on the national scene.  What's happening specifically and what's the impact for the future?  What are the financial experts saying about the outlook on today's prices?  Why are so many houses failing to make it from contract to close, and what can be done?  We answer all these questions and more on the Zastko Report, with Andr [...]

Finally, a Truly Multi-Generational Home at 1201 Stockton Place in the Beautiful Lake Farrington Area of North Brunswick

A golden opportunity awaits those desiring the perfect multi-generational home. This 11 room, 5 bedroom 3-1/2 bath delight exudes pride of ownership. One enters a spacious tiled center hall leading to a magnificent kitchen, a banquet-sized dining room, large living room and a grand family room off the kitchen with a wood burning fireplace. This impressive main level is completed with a library or office, laundry room, and guest bath. There is an inviting porch off the family room offering quie [...]

GLORIA ZASTKO, REALTORS TO PARTICIPATE IN ANNUAL REALTOR NATIONWIDE OPEN HOUSE WEEKEND

In an effort to increase consumer awareness of the benefits of buying a home now, the National Association of Realtors is encouraging Realtors nationwide to hold open houses on Saturday and Sunday the 28th and 29th of April. Gloria Zastko, Realtors is proud to announce its firm will participate.  It is an incredible event for sellers to showcase their homes and for potential home buyers to shop for their new home. "Never in my 40 years of listing and selling real estate have I se [...]

Short Sale Update - Central Jersey

There is still a tremendous amount of Short Sale activity on a national level.  We've seen an increase over the past few years to about 306,000 short sales in 2011, and a predicted 500,000 in 2012, according to JPMorgan and CoreLogic.  Also, in the past month, the National Association of Realtors reported that 14% of sales in February were short sales.  So, what's the trend in Middlesex County? According to data from the Middlesex County Multiple Listing System, 13.6% [...]

The Zastko Report - March 2012

Click to view the video Things continue to pick up in the Central Jersey real estate market. What's been happening locally and what can we expect? Andrew reviews some of the latest statistics and insights on The Zastko Report. In This Month's Zastko Report: A look back at activity in Middlesex County in February 2012 compared to the year before Why we're seeing a growing number of multiple offers on homes Discussion on some of the latest opportunities for p [...]

Is it REALLY cheaper to buy a home than rent?

There's a growing mantra in the real estate community, "It's cheaper to buy than rent, it's cheaper to buy than rent..."  It seems like there's a new article out each week.  Even this past week, Trulia released a new article and illustration, claiming that in 98 of 100 metro areas, it is cheaper to own a home than to rent something comprable.  However, is this really the case, or just a bunch of self-serving salespeople who trying to manipulate you into [...]

GLORIA ZASTKO, REALTORS CELEBRATES 21 DYNAMIC YEARS IN CENTRAL JERSEY REAL ESTATE

Four decades ago, Gloria Zastko started selling and listing real estate.  She quickly became a leader in the industry, winning virtually every sales award.  After 20 successful selling years, on March 15, 1991, Gloria, her son Andrew, and a select group of charter members, including Ginger Boyle, Sonya Panson, Lucy Mollica (retired) and the late, Carol Latchaw, opened Gloria Zastko, Realtors® . Steadily growing for more than 21 years, this award-winning real estate firm is a lo [...]

The Raider Review - March 2012

What's the latest news at North Brunswick Township High School?  Check out some of their latest accomplishments and updates in this month's edition of the Raider Review.  You'll find out about  the accomplishments of some of our fantastic students and teachers in the community, as well as some of the things to come in the near future.  Gloria Zastko Realtors is proud of our award winning high school and it's positive role in the community! READ MORE

The Zastko Report - February 2012

Click to view the video Spring has sprung! National reports are that real estate activity is up. Is that what we're seeing with homes in Central Jersey? Andrew Zastko of Gloria Zastko Realtors shares the driving force behind some of the latest trends, as well as some of the opportunities for buyers and sellers in the near future In This Month's Zastko Report: A look back at activity in Middlesex County in January 2012 compared to the year before Why the monthly payment [...]

Maria Reynolds, A Veteran Leader, Joins Gloria Zastko, Realtors

Gloria Zastko and Andrew Zastko, co-owners of Gloria Zastko, Realtors are delighted to welcome Maria Reynolds to their team of professionals.  Reynolds brings over 26 years of real estate experience.  She worked  as a sales associate with Century 21 and Coldwell Banker Schlott, and spent the last 20 years with Prudential Fox & Roach in North Brunswick.  Maria's background, prior to entering real estate, was in finance and personnel, giving her priceless people exper [...]

Know Before You Go!

The Central Jersey real estate market is turning around..."Relief at Last", says Gloria Zastko, Founder and President of Gloria Zastko, Realtors.  Interest rates are the lowest ever, home prices have stabilized and both buyers' and sellers' pent-up demand are spurring the market.  Right now, the ones making the most of this market are the most informed and educated.  It’s with this in mind that Gloria Zastko, Realtors created their new website, so that [...]

Perfectly Appointed Expanded Custom North Brunswick Rancher

For those looking for spacious living all on one floor this is it!  From the impressive curb appeal to the park-like setting, you know you have arrived at 295 Marshall Road in the elite Farrington Lake area of North Brunswick.  One enters a large inviting center hall foyer leading to the spacious living area which includes a luxurious living room, banquet-sized dining room, newer gourmet kitchen boasting maple cabinets, granite counter tops, ceramic backsplash and built-in wine rac [...]

ART NAPOLITANO AND PETE MAIMONE LEAD IN JANUARY

2012 is coming up roses at Gloria Zastko, Realtors.  Leading the staff for January 2012 were Arthur Napolitano, Broker-Associate for total sales, and Peter Maimone, Realtor-Associate for new listings taken.  There is a buzz in the air as the Zastko firm enters 2012.  "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 [...]

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 NJ Tax Reform Working?

Over the weekend, the Star Ledger released a Special Report, "Did N.J. property tax reform help most taxpayers?"  According to the article, "New Jersey homeowners paid an average of 2.4 percent more for property taxes in 2011, the smallest increase in nearly two decades, showing Gov. Chris Christie’s push to restrain local levies might be working."  This is good news for many New Jersey residents who pay some of the highest property taxes in the nation.  [...]

Is the Bottom Near? - Home Sales Point to "Yes"

In a market that has seen incredible turmoil over the past couple years, many are eagerly looking forward to a turnaround, beginning with the bottom.  Is that something we're going to see soon?  Here's what real estate expert Jeffrey Otteau of the Otteau Valuation Group had to say: New Jersey home sales in October recorded a 4.9% year-on-year increase as the housing market continues to show signs of stabilization. Home sales have now increased in 5 of the last 6 m [...]

Is it REALLY a good time to buy? Don't just take your Realtor's word for it!

People sometimes note that Realtors always seem to be saying, "It's a good time to buy."  Admittedly, it seems a bit self serving.  Keeping Current Matters put together some recent quotes from other reliable sources, such as the Wall Street Journal, confirming that it indeed IS a good time to buy!  If you have any questions or to schedule a free consultation, call us at 732-297-0600 or contact us online.

National vs. Local Home Trends in September

In a recent article, RisMedia reported that "Existing-home sales were down in September on the heels of a strong gain in August, but remain well above a year ago, according to the National Association of REALTORS®."  But how does our local community in the Brunswick area compare nationally? Unfortunately, when looking at Single Family Home in North Brunswick, South Brunswick, and East Brunswick, not only did the number of home sales decline 20%, but average home [...]

North Brunswick Heritage Day a BIG SUCCESS!

After months of planning, the entire staff of Gloria Zastko, Realtors sponsored its North Brunswick Heritage Day  Booth at Babbage Park on Sunday, September 25th.  It was canceled for Saturday, September 24th because of weather conditions, but was rescheduled for Sunday, and it was perfect!  It was a fun-filled day under the big white tent, as hundreds gathered at the park, many seeking the Annual Free Horse and Buggy rides sponsored by the Zastko firm for the past 21 years. [...]

Special Thanks to Ginger Boyle!

A recently testimonial for Ginger Boyle... Ginger was terrific! We'd had a really bad experience with a prior realtor where our house sat for 6 months without a sale. With Ginger we had our first substantial offer after only a month (unbelievable in this market!) and ultimately sold the house for a higher price than we had expected. Ginger was equally helpful with the purchase of our current home. She was always available. She listened to us and knew what type of house and yard we were [...]

Heritage Day THIS Saturday!

North Brunswick's 29th Annual Heritage Day is this Saturday!  The day begins at noon in Babbage Park (by Parsons School) with lots of great food, musical performances, art & crafts, horse & buggy ride, and much more!  It's also a great opportunity to meet some of the great businesses and organizations in North Brunswick, as well as to see Timbo the Clown, a yearly favorite of the kids! In the evening at the North Brunswick High School, we'll have a performance b [...]

Should I Consider an Older Home?

Statistics have revealed that homebuyers select older homes over new ones in two out of three instances. However this is a choice that each buyer needs to make for him or herself. Some of the advantages to buying an older house include: More space for the money. Many older homes have more ample bedroom space. Often buyers will prefer a home with fewer rooms that are more spacious to a house with more rooms that are smaller. Nicer Landscaping. The lot of an older home is often planted with [...]

Clients Give Special Thanks to Ginger Boyle

Here was a recent thank you we received on behalf of Ginger Boyle... Ginger, Donna and I wanted to thank you for all your hard work and professionalism not just in getting our home sold but also helping us find our new one.  Working with you and you associates at Gloria Zastko Realty was a true pleasure.  Selling a home and finding a new one is hard work, especially in today's enviorment.  I can't imagine going through the process with anyone else. People do make [...]

GLORIA ZASTKO, REALTORS SPONSORS ITS 21st HERITAGE DAY BOOTH ON SATURDAY, SEPT. 24TH IN NORTH BRUNSWICK.

Plans are well underway for the North Brunswick 29th Annual Heritage Day, which will take place on Saturday, September 24, 2011 from 12:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Babbage Park in North Brunswick.  In case of bad weather a rain date of September 25th has been scheduled.  The event is designed to celebrate North Brunswick’s history and the rich heritage of the people who live there.        Andrew Zastko, co-owner of Gloria Zastko, Realtors, ha [...]

Just Listed - Classic Restored Colonial in North Brunswick

A classic restored Colonial with 3-4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths in desirable Colonial Gardens of North Brunswick. GINGER BOYLE, A BROKER-ASSOCIATE WITH GLORIA ZASTKO, REALTORS®, HAS JUST LISTED 293 FRANKLIN ROAD IN OLD COLONIAL GARDENS OF NORTH BRUNSWICK. It is not very often that a home such as this offered for sale.  The owners have painstakingly restored this classic colonial with every possible modern day convenience retaining its old world charm.  The location is perfect and th [...]

The Zastko Report

Almost four decades ago, Gloria Zastko started selling and listing real estate.  She quickly became an icon in the industry, winning virtually every sales award.  After 20 successful selling years, on March 15, 1991, Gloria, at age 60, her son Andrew, and a select group of charter members, including Ginger Boyle, Sonya Panson, Lucy Mullica and the late, Carol Latchaw, opened Gloria Zastko, Realtors® . Steadily growing for more than 20 years, this award-winning real estate firm [...]

Mark Schmidt Proves the American Dream is Alive and Kicking

North Brunswick, NJ – July 5, 2011 – Mark J. Schmidt, a real estate agent with Gloria Zastko Realtors in North Brunswick, recently finished helping a family move from North Brunswick to Readington Township, and is excited to say that, despite reports to the contrary, the American Dream is alive and kicking! Schmidt first started working with George and Sanja Milicevic in March when they contacted him about selling their home on North Barkley Place.  His first step was to pr [...]

Home for the Holidays

Summer is almost over...it's that time of the year when one starts to think about a new home for the holidays. Autumn 2011 is the perfect time to buy.  The American Dream is now more affordable than ever.  Prices are stabilized and interest rates remain the lowest they have ever been. Buying a home is more than just a financial investment.  It is an investment in your future.  It is a great place to raise a family.  It is a safe haven.  It gives you the op [...]

North Brunswick Rapids Swim Team Wins Championship

Gloria Zastko Realtors congratulates the members of the North Brunswick Rapids Swim Team for your accomplishments this summer.  Recently, they won the New Jersey Swimming & Diving Conference’s C League Red Division championship.  We are proud of your hard work and dedication! For more info on the North Brunswick Rapids, click here. Click here for the full article from the Sentinel.

Perfectly appointed 4 BR, 2.5 bath colonial and "Hyatt" backyard

It's not often that such a perfectly appointed 4 BR, 2.5 bath colonial is offered for sale.  From the impressive curb appeal to the "Hyatt" backyard with inground pool and outdoor kitchen, you know you have arrived at 27 Tall Oaks Drive in North Brunswick!  This center hall is flanked by a formal dining room and spacious living room.  The kitchen is a gourmet delight with center island, built-in wine cooler, and garden sink.  The family room is off the kit [...]

New Pricing - Mae Brook Estates @ North Brunswick

*SPECTACULAR NEW PRICING* MAE BROOK ESTATES @ NORTH BRUNSWICK... 10 NEW HOME SUBDIVISION NEAR FARRINGTON LAKE NEW EXCITING PRICING STARTING AT $499,000... IMMEDIATE DELIVERY ON MODEL HOME (CEDAR BROOK) SHOWN ABOVE OFFERED AT $529,000. "BE PART OF SOMETHING SPECIAL!!" MLS# 102707 732-297-0600

Summer 2011 - 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  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 i [...]

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