REAL ESTATE VIEWS & NEWS

Presidents Day (Harding Home)
By DeLena Ciamacco on Feb 16, 2013

In honor of President's Day, we've put together a few posts showcasing the beautiful, historic Ohio homes once owned by former Presidents. With 7 Presidents to its name, Ohio has plenty of real estate fit for a Commander-in- Chief. Take a look: Wa...

Could you Get Priced Out of the Housing Market
By DeLena Ciamacco on Jan 16, 2013

Realtors were hopeful that 2013 would begin on a high note with an increase in sales and listings, and boy have we seen them recently! Perhaps due to the avoidance of the fiscal cliff or building off the momentum of the past few months, the housing m...

Fiscal Cliff Deal And What Homeowners Need to Know
By DeLena Ciamacco on Jan 08, 2013

Thankfully, 2013 did not begin on the sour note it could have: a deal was reached by Congress in the wee hours of January 1st to prevent potential economic disaster and steered us away from the “fiscal cliff” you’ve no doubt heard so much about in th...

Looking Ahead to 2013 The Housing Market
By DeLena Ciamacco on Dec 29, 2012

Home owners ready to sell and potential buyers have had their ears to the ground for the past couple years, keeping track of the real estate market and what it could mean for their future. It’s been a long hard road from 2008, but we’re finally seein...

Holiday Decorating 101
By DeLena Ciamacco on Dec 04, 2012

Getting Ready for the Holidays With December arriving today, chances are you’ve already began the Christmas decorating process, or will be undertaking it shortly. Most people will be unloading boxes from attics and basements, untangling lights, and ...

Getting Your Home Ready For Winter
By DeLena Ciamacco on Nov 29, 2012

While this fall has been mild and enjoyable for the most part, winter is right around the corner, and with it a number of problems that can plague home owners who are not prepared for it. To help you get ready for all of the ice, snow, and possible h...

Beggar Night Safety For All
By DeLena Ciamacco on Oct 29, 2012

Safety for all to think about on Beggar’s Night… Preparation: KEEP YOUR WALKWAYS AND LAWN WELL LIT AND CLEAR OF ANY DEBRIS. Garden hoses, planters, lawn decorations can all pose as a hazard to anyone walking through. Whether you like it or not, ...

Best Home Design Resources
By DeLena Ciamacco on Sep 28, 2012

One thing that all new home owners look forward to upon closing is the chance to make the property their own. Owning a home gives the buyer the option to customize their living space through paint, furniture, and special decorating features, somethin...

Neighborhood Reviews - Arbor Meadows And Drexel Ga
By Terry Iwaniw on Aug 16, 2012

Winslow Township includes many neighborhoods & developments. Some are better known then others. Within the Sicklerville PO area there are two developments across the street from each other. They are located right off of Williamstown –New Freedom R...

The Housing Market in Southern Camden County NJ
By Terry Iwaniw on Aug 03, 2012

“How’s the real estate market?” This is the question I always get asked whenever I meet anyone and I tell them that I am a residential marketing specialist (real estate agent). The answer is a difficult one because the answers are different depen...

Did You Know About the Ohio State Fair
By DeLena Ciamacco on Aug 01, 2012

Did You Know…About the Ohio State Fair? It is not too late to visit the 2012 Ohio State Fair! The fair runs all the way until this Sunday, August the 5th. With all of the pavilions, arenas, stages, rides, and let’s not forget the fair food, ther...

Picking The Right Neighborhood is Important
By DeLena Ciamacco on Jul 12, 2012

You're in the market to buy. You've probably given a lot of thought to the type of home you want as well as your budget and buying price range. There's an additional topic, though, that requires your careful consideration. Which neighborhood is right...

4 Ways to Save on Landscaping
By DeLena Ciamacco on Jun 12, 2012

There's no better place to build sweat equity than outdoors. A high-end landscape contractor will charge at least $5,000 to remodel a typical compact suburban front yard. Yet if you can handle a shovel, hose, and wheelbarrow, you have the physical s...

Closing Costs
By DeLena Ciamacco on Jun 12, 2012

Are you a buyer preparing to close on a house? Now is a good time to refresh yourself on the most common closing costs. There are more expenses to buying a house than just the monthly mortgage payment. More than likely you'll need to come up with so...

Brand New Community in N Austin Opens June 14th
By Sarah McMillan on Jun 12, 2012

The brand new Lotus Village apartment community located in N. Austin, just west of I-35 off Lamar, near the Chinatown Shopping Center will open it's doors to the public June 14th 2012. This unique community, currently managed by SunRidge Management ...

Summer Home Maintenance Checklist
By DeLena Ciamacco on May 31, 2012

Summer is almost here, and it’s time to get your house in order for the hotter months. Here are tips to put your furnace to bed, store your space heaters, prep your cooling system, repair window screens and more.When the weather turns warm, follow th...

Move Up Or Stay Put
By DeLena Ciamacco on May 31, 2012

Between price reductions and record low interest rates, many homeowners are asking themselves if now is a good time to move up. Buying under today's conditions can mean getting more home for less buck. You'll pay a smaller amount of interest over ...

Tips For Avoiding Mosquitoes
By DeLena Ciamacco on May 31, 2012

Getting bitten by mosquitoes can quickly spoil your outdoor summer fun. Getting outside to enjoy a barbecue, tackle a summer project or simply take it easy is one of the great joys of this season. But, mosquitoes are looking forward to your presence ...

A Buyers Wish List
By DeLena Ciamacco on May 29, 2012

It's always good to have a map when you're traveling unfamiliar roads. It's easy to get lost or to make a wrong turn. Having a good map is doubly important when you are traversing the roads of real estate. Having a real estate wish list ready befo...

First-Time Buyer Mistakes to Avoid
By DeLena Ciamacco on May 15, 2012

You've finally decided that now is the time for you to jump into the housing market! Perhaps you've done the math and want to take advantage of historically low interest rates and high levels of affordability. Maybe you have a new family that is quic...