Choosing the Right Realtor for You

Buying or selling your home is a daunting process, so it’s no surprise that 87% of home buyers and 89% of sellers solicit the professional abilities and experience of a real estate agent. Admittedly, choosing the right agent out of thousands to ease the process can be a stressful undertaking in itself: Where do you…

Understanding HOA

What is an HOA? HOA stands for homeowner association and it is a governing body that is typically formed by a community’s developer during the home sale process. Eventually, when a developer sells enough homes in a given community, they turn the HOA over to the actual homeowners. Homebuyers who are looking for homes in…

Transition from the Suburbs to the City

Considering trading in your laid back suburban lifestyle for an upbeat and thriving atmosphere? Federal Hill in Baltimore is a perfect place to find friends, attend events, have endless dining experiences, and 24/7 convenience. Berkshire Hathaway Homesale’s veteran agent Kit Stone discusses his change of pace after growing up in the Pennsylvania’s rural suburbs to…

FIVE TIPS TO WHIP YOUR FINANCES INTO SHAPE

It’s a new year, so that means a new you. Isn’t that the high hope that most of us set during this time of year? Whether your focus is on improving your health, finances or even picking up a new hobby in 2016, if you’ve already set the goal, you’re one step closer to achieving…

Transition into 2016

Now that you’ve bid a farewell to the holiday season, you may be looking around your home thinking something’s missing. You’re living room is empty without your tree, suddenly those festive  towels you laid out now look tacky, and that expensive dinner set you so eloquently set on the table with a holiday centerpiece needs…

What to Expect for Real Estate in 2016

This year may have marked the best year for the housing market since 2007, but the market will likely get even healthier in 2016, according to a recent real estate forecast by realtor.com®. One of the main drivers behind the brighter 2016 is the projection that employment will continue to grow, which means people will…

Your Offer Has Been Accepted…Now What?

Once a buyer’s agent calls with the news that a seller has accepted their offer, typically a 30-60 day closing process is set into motion. During those 30-60 days, there are a few things that buyers need to stay on top of.                 1. Sign the Purchase Contract: If…

Holiday Traditions

December is here, which means the holidays are among us, and it’s time to spread that holiday cheer! What better way to get in the spirit than sharing holiday traditions and/or beginning new ones!   AskHomesale.com provides real estate advice and information for home buyers, home sellers, and homeowners alike. Askhomesale.com is part of the Homesale…

Moving During the Holidays?

8 TASKS to mark OFF YOUR to-do LIST Thanksgiving is next week, which means the winter holidays are almost here. If you are planning on moving during the stress of the holidays, you might be freaking out a little inside with all of the shopping and packing to do in the short weeks ahead. We know…

Keep America Beautiful Initiative

  November 15th is America Recycles Day. This is an excellent opportunity to celebrate the monetary, energy and resource savings provided by recycling. This is also a great way to improve education about what is recycled and motivate people to recycle more. The national recycling rate has increased every year for the past 30 years. Recycling…