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.
When I say Central New York is a Great Place to Live, I MEAN IT! My husband John and I love living in Manlius (awesome schools). We chose to move here and raise our family and have loved it every since!
If you're looking to sell your home in Central New York, you currently have a good problem on your hands. At this moment, the home market is bursting with more buyers than there are homes available for sale! Any time this occurs, there are several areas for concern that home sellers may find themselves considering in the process. Here are some I have faced in my 30 years working in real estate.
"Downsizing." A word that can strike fear in the hearts of baby boomers. Folks born between 1946 and 1964, who may be contemplating their own move to easier-to-maintain housing as empty-nesters, or are moving elderly parents from a home they have lived in for 40 or 50 years.