Posted by Pat Collins

Pat Collins

So Many Amenities for the Residents at Bellewoods

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I work real close to the Civic Center, but it was taking me nearly 40 minutes to get there every day. At first, it did not bother me because I liked spending that time alone, just listening to music and sorting through my thoughts. However, that started growing old after the first several weeks. I had often contemplated moving closer to work, but it was not until I saw information on Bellewoods in Singapore that I knew that it was time to make the move. This new development is close enough to the Civic Center that I would not have to worry about long commutes anymore.

Another nice point is that even though I have a car, I honestly don’t mind just taking a bus at times. Living at the Bellewoods EC means I can easily catch a bus and be at work in just a very short period of time. When I am not working, instead of traveling I can take advantage of some of the great things there are to do at the Bellewoods EC. What drew me to this place first were the gorgeous pictures of the pools and clubhouse.

The developers made sure to create a paradise with all of the amenities. I love to swim, but I also love to just soak and enjoy the sun too, so the spa pool, infinity pool, and the aquatic forest pool are simply amazing for someone like me. Add in the water court and spa house, and I was immediately sold that this was the perfect place for someone like me. There are lots of other things to do too, like play tennis, work out in the fitness center, hang out with other residents in the clubhouse, have barbecues and picnics in different areas on the grounds, explore the trails and so much more. I cannot wait to live there now!

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We Got a New Bathroom and Kitchen

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My husband and I purchased a home a few months ago. It was definitely the fixer upper that was advertised, but we didn’t mind the work because we were able to get the house for a steal. I thought that we would end up renting it out, but it had so much potential that I wanted it for myself. I knew that I would need to hire an interior remodeling in Bergen County NJ to redo a few rooms, mainly the kitchen and bathroom. The living room and bedrooms were fine as they were after a good cleaning, but I definitely wanted to redo the bathroom and kitchen completely.

The kitchen looked like it could have been in a film from the 1940s, and the bathroom was not much better than that. My husband and I knew that we would not be able to do the work that would be needed to make both rooms look great, so we started looking online for a company that would be able to do both renovation projects. We just thought it would be easier to have just one company doing them, and it did not take us very long to find the company that we wanted to use.

As soon as I started looking at some of the pictures of their renovation projects on their website, I knew that they were the company that I wanted to create brand new rooms in our own home. I liked so many things from a number of pictures, and I was able to create exactly what we wanted just from their pictures. When I showed them what I wanted, I was happy with the estimate that I was given, both with the amount it would cost as well as the amount of time it would take to get them both done. They came in just under on both accounts, and I could not be more satisfied!

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Adding Satellite Internet to a Rural Home Brought Us Closer Together

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I felt like we were banished to a third-world country. I admit that I was used to things being a certain way even though I was still a child. Now that I am an adult, I can see how my impatience got on people’s nerves. However, when my dad had finally succumbed to a long illness and we had no more insurance money left, mom had to move us into grandma and grandpa’s house in the country. Grandpa was very empathetic and did all he could. He even got us the Internet from Hughesnet since it was the only thing that would work out there in the rural area where they lived.

I had never spent much time at my grandparent’s place because they lived so far away. Not only that, they lived way out in the country. They had a nice house, but there was nothing around that would interest a kid used to living in an urban environment in a big apartment building. I had my tantrums and would disappear for hours and hours reading stuff I would find online. I was not interested in social media. I did not need my so-called friends telling me they knew how I felt and how things would get better.

That single act of my grandfather who I did not know well getting us Internet from Hughesnet let me know he actually cared. I cannot even put it into words how much the ability to get online and read and play my games helped me during that time. My grandfather even learned form me how to download and read books. Many of which are completely free. He became a very important person in my life that summer and winter. By spring my mom said we had enough to move back to the city. Neither my brother nor I wanted to go. We stayed and we are a closer family now than ever before.

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