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…

7 Common Closing Costs to Consider When Purchasing a Home

Purchasing a home is an expensive proposition, but for many buyers, the realization that a host of closing costs need to be paid before the sale can go through is often a concern when it comes to ensuring there is enough money set aside to go through with the transaction. In simple terms, closing costs…

Reel in the Buyers

Make the most of the season by trying these fresh updates to entice prospective buyers. Spring Cleaning During the transition from winter to spring it is natural to want to clean. A glistening interior will impress buyers and allow them to envision living in your house. Shape Up the Yard Selling in the spring means…

5 REMINDERS FOR HOMEOWNERS

AskHomesale.com provides real estate advise and information for home buyers, home sellers, and homeowners alike. Askhomesale.com is part of the Homesale Realty Family. The Homesale Family of Companies is the leading real estate company serving the Baltimore, Maryland, South Central and Southeastern PA real estate markets.  Homesale Realty has more than 27 offices with over 1,000 REALTORS®. Homesale…

Repairing Your Credit Score

If you are applying for a mortgage, loan, or credit card, your credit score will play a key part in determining if you will be accepted or not. [Info-graphic provided by Cashnetusa.com] Find out more about a mortgage quote from one of many programs so that your mortgage is custimized to fit your needs. Our knowledgeable…

FLOOR WARS

If you’re wavering between installing new wood floors or new carpeting in your home, it may seem like a simple decision based on cost, but that is not the case. When choosing flooring for residential homes, it is important to consider design, comfort, price and sustainability. Keep in mind that whichever new flooring you choose…

Being a Good Neighbor

Ask yourself, ”Am I a good neighbor”? Good neighbors are important.  Living in a neighborhood where you feel safe and connected can impact your level of happiness and even reduce stress.  You may not be able to change your neighborhood, but you can certainly change the experience you have in your neighborhood by getting out…

Autumn Home Checklist

 Fall made its official arrival on Sunday, September 22nd. Although some days are still sunny and a bit warmer than usual, don’t be fooled! Crisp, colder days are winter days lurking around the corner; NOW is the perfect time to prepare your home for them! Here is a checklist to help you get started…. A…

Real Estate: Buy or Sell First?

When it comes to home buying, the ideal situation would be to find a new home, just as you receive an offer on your existing home. You would then be able to close concurrently and move into your new home a few days prior to closing on your previous home. This does happen more often…

Avoiding Kindergarten Jitters

The first day of kindergarten can bring a few tears, especially for parents.  It may be hard to believe your child is growing up so fast. Try to keep your emotions under wraps and make sure your child feels excited and ready to begin this year of learning and fun experiences. Is your child is…