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…

Home Improvement Projects for Winter

If you’re like most people, you’ve been spending a lot of time indoors due to the cold weather. Unfortunately, there are several more weeks of winter to get through before we start seeing signs of warmer weather. Before you sit back down on the couch to watch TV, why not change up your daily routine of…

Tax Benefits of Selling Your Home

Did you know that if you sell your home and make a profit of less than $250,000 (or less than $500,000 when you file a joint return with your spouse), and have lived in that house for 2-5 years the IRS doesn’t want to hear about. This is because the profit you make is excluded from…

7 Tips for Sellers in the Winter

Snowy and icy weather may be worrisome to anyone who is trying to sell their home this winter. When you’re left wondering what you can do to keep your listed home looking pristine while the snow comes toppling down. Here are a few tips to help keep prospective buyers warm, while they fall in love…

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…

5 REASONS TO LIST YOUR HOME DURING THE HOLIDAYS

Placing your home on the market during the holidays doesn’t have to be stressful. With a well-managed plan and proper assistance from your REALTOR®, listing your home will be easy and beneficial. Check out our top 5 reasons to list your home during the holidays. 1. Holiday Home Shoppers are More Motivated. Home buyers who…

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…