Category Archives: General

  • Design Trends in New Homes

    BY Cindy Souza

    When the housing market rebounded, so did home builders eager to show off their design skills. Buyers expect that newly constructed homes will be safer and more energy efficient, but they’re also looking for homes that... 

  • Expand Your Summer Living Space

    BY Cindy Souza

    As the temperatures heat up and barbeque season is in full swing, the outdoors beckons. Early morning coffee on the back deck as the sunrises and late evening gatherings to watch the stars come out do not require shade, but... 

  • Is It Time For New Windows?

    BY Cindy Souza

    Replacing the windows on your home is a big job that can potentially come with a high price tag. If your windows are starting to show their age, you may be trying to decide whether or not it’s time to make the investment... 

  • Get Ready to Buy in 2018

    BY Cindy Souza

    Is 2018 the year you’ll finally realize your dream of buying a home? If you’d like to make that dream a reality, start planning now so you’ll be ready in the New Year. Here’s what you need to do to set yourself up... 

  • The Benefits of Going to Open Houses

    BY Cindy Souza

    Are you getting ready to buy a home? Or maybe homeownership is something you’re planning for in the not-too-distant future? Then you’ve no doubt stumbled across open houses and wondered if you should go. Whether you’re... 

  • Buying a House That Isn’t For Sale

    BY Cindy Souza

    Are you house hunting in a competitive market and having no luck finding a home? Did you find your perfect home – but it’s not for sale? Then you may be wondering if you can try to buy a home that doesn’t have a “for... 

  • Home Insurance and Halloween

    BY Cindy Souza

    It’s that time of year again! Time for Halloween pumpkins, candy, costumes – and possible claims to your homeowner’s insurance. While trick-or-treating is a time-honored tradition, it also increases the risk of damage... 

  • What Is Your Home Worth?

    BY Cindy Souza

    Knowing what to price your home is one of the most important aspects of selling. Choosing just the right listing price can mean the difference between a quick sale and a home that languishes on the market for weeks or even... 

  • Home Selling Myths Debunked

    BY Cindy Souza

    If you’re selling your home, you’ve no doubt received lots of advice about the process. Though most folks have the best of intentions, the information they share may not always be accurate. And in some cases, the “facts”... 

  • Why Use a Real Estate Agent?

    BY Cindy Souza

    Whether you’re buying or selling a home, you’ve probably considered whether or not it’s really necessary to work with a professional real estate agent. With so much information available online, isn’t it possible...