Category: Buying Tips

    • Tips for Buying a New Construction Home

      I’ve learned through the years that there are typically two types of homebuyers. The first type of buyer generally falls into the category of liking traditional, older homes with a large, private yard. These homes usually evoke charm and perhaps vintage appeal with the possibility of remodeling to make it their own. The next type of buyer tends to like brand new, never been lived in or touched by another human being. New homes usually have smaller lots and not much in the means of mature trees or landscaping. Which category do you fall into?

      Written by Michelle Schibuola
    • The Benefits of Purchasing a Home Warranty

      Have you ever driven by a home for sale and seen a real estate sign that displays “Home Warranty Included” and wondered exactly what that means? A home warranty is an insurance policy which protects both the buyer and seller from the day the home is listed on the market until one year after the closing date. It covers different types of household items and major appliances in case they break down or need to be replaced. It’s piece of mind for both the buyer and the seller and can make an unforeseen expensive repair or replacement cost next to nothing.

      Written by Michelle Schibuola
    • Tips for Hiring a Reputable Home Inspector

      Are you in the midst of buying a home and considering whether to spend the extra $300-$500 to hire a home inspector? This could be one of the most important things you do through the entire home buying process. Protect what could be your largest investment from being a potential money pit. Sellers are not in the market to do high value repairs so it’s up to you to find a competent home inspector to uncover what has been painted over and concealed. Here are a few tips to assist in your search for the best home inspector.

      Written by Michelle Schibuola
    • Consider hiring a realtor when building a home

      We all know the value of a realtor when it comes to buying, selling and even renting, but have you ever considered hiring one when building a home? Their knowledge of homeowners laws, taxes and procedure can be indispensable even when building.

      Written by Admin
    • Getting ready to buy a house?

      When you begin the process of looking for a house, there are many things to keep in mind. Because it can be a daunting process, here is a compilation of tips to help you in the process:

      Written by Admin