As I often say, Central New York is a great place to live, and my husband and I love living in Fayetteville-Manlius. We love the villages, the schools, the nature and the community we have along with easy access to our favorite activities. Are you looking to make your home in the Fayetteville-Manlius community? Here’s a list of our favorite things, and maybe by the time you’re done reading your mind will be made up!
We currently find ourselves in a “sellers market” – and while this phrase is thrown around often in the real estate field, we don’t often talk about what it means and what its implications are. To put it simply, a “sellers market” means there are not enough homes on the market, and the ones that are, are going FAST.
When families begin the home-buying or selling process, they often call the realtor listed on the “FOR SALE” sign down the street, or search for “realtors near me” on the internet, going with the first realtor they find. This can be a setup for potential problems when the going gets tough. Here are my four tips to keep in mind as you begin the process:
Buying a home can be both exciting and overwhelming. From all the paperwork and negotiations, to the costs and timeline of events - there are a lot of considerations that come with buying a house. Oftentimes, new homeowners have many misconceptions about the mortgage process and general home ownership, but by doing a little homework ahead of time, you can insure that you’re on the right track to becoming a homeowner.
Are you over 50? Are you looking to move? Downsizing? Thinking of the future and best next steps for you and your family as you adapt to a new phase of life? I get it. I have the training and life experience to help you with this important milestone.
It is almost the end of the year, and as we approach 2019 its time to focus on the things that will make your year the best it can be! While on the hunt for a new house, I often have clients tell me that they need their home to be a sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of every day life, and I couldn’t agree more. Your home should be the place you go to rest and recharge.
After you’ve been in a home for many years, the inevitable happens: things start to pile up! This happens to the best of us, but don’t give in. Here are some tips and tricks to keep your home organized all year long…
Are you planning on building a house? Are you planning on going through the entire process alone? You don’t have to - hire an experienced agent to help you. When building a house many people assume they don’t need to hire an agent. Realtors have expert training in all areas of home buying and can be a great asset in the home building process.
School is back in session and although it doesn’t feel like it, the fall weather is right around the corner. I love autumn in Central New York and everything it brings; apple picking, gorgeous leaves, and of course, sweater weather! I also love getting out in my yard and preparing my home as the seasons change. Just like spring cleaning, fall preparation in one’s home brings about the new season with a peaceful satisfaction. Here is a checklist of items my Husband and I do every fall to maintain our home.