May 201807

Getting ready to move? Make sure your belongings are protected

Are you and your family relocating? Whether you’re moving locally or across the country, protect yourself and your household goods with moving valuation coverage. From a catastrophic accident to a minor scratch, you can ensure you’re covered.

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Are you and your family relocating? Whether you’re moving locally or across the country, protect yourself and your household goods with moving valuation coverage. From a catastrophic accident to a minor scratch, you can ensure you’re covered.

Apr 201818

How to Prepare for an Open House: Part 2

In last week’s blog post, we shared with you five tips about how to prepare for an open house if you are selling your home. It is just as important to prepare for an open house if you’re a buyer. Here are four additional tips from a few Long & Foster agents.

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In last week’s blog post, we shared with you five tips about how to prepare for an open house if you are selling your home. It is just as important to prepare for an open house if you’re a buyer. Here are four additional tips from a few Long & Foster agents.

Apr 201811

How to Prepare for an Open House: Part 1

Whether you are hosting or attending an open house, it is important to be fully prepared beforehand. In this two-part blog, we’ll share a few exclusive tips from Long & Foster agents about how to prepare for an open house – as the seller and as the buyer.

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Whether you are hosting or attending an open house, it is important to be fully prepared beforehand. In this two-part blog, we’ll share a few exclusive tips from Long & Foster agents about how to prepare for an open house – as the seller and as the buyer.

Mar 201829

Seven Tips to Ensure a Smooth Real Estate Closing

Did you find the perfect home and now you’re ready to make an offer? Plan for the buying process, so you can walk into your closing with confidence. Here are some dos and don’ts to ensure a smooth real estate closing.

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Did you find the perfect home and now you’re ready to make an offer? Plan for the buying process, so you can walk into your closing with confidence. Here are some dos and don’ts to ensure a smooth real estate closing.

Mar 201805

Buying a Home? Shop Around by Attending Open Houses

Whether you are just beginning to look or you are a serious buyer ready to commit, open houses are a great opportunity for you to shop around and determine what your wants and needs are while staying in your price point.

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Whether you are just beginning to look or you are a serious buyer ready to commit, open houses are a great opportunity for you to shop around and determine what your wants and needs are while staying in your price point.

Jan 201816

Should You Sell First or Buy First

Whether you are upgrading, downsizing or simply moving locations, you might ask yourself – should I sell my current home first or should I buy a new home first? Evaluating several factors, including your financial resources, mortgage loan details and location, will help you make this decision.

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Whether you are upgrading, downsizing or simply moving locations, you might ask yourself – should I sell my current home first or should I buy a new home first? Evaluating several factors, including your financial resources, mortgage loan details and location, will help you make this decision.

Dec 201707

Buying a Home During the Off-Season

Are you in the market to buy a new home? Why wait until spring? Whether you are moving locally or across the country, you just might benefit from buying during winter—a time that can be considered the off-season in real estate. Here is some insight from a few Long & Foster agents and managers.

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Are you in the market to buy a new home? Why wait until spring? Whether you are moving locally or across the country, you just might benefit from buying during winter—a time that can be considered the off-season in real estate. Here is some insight from a few Long & Foster agents and managers.

Oct 201718

Building a Custom Home: Finding a Builder to Construct a Home on your Lot – Part 2

How do you select the right builder to construct the home you’ve envisioned? Whatever style and size home you’re building, you’ll want to know you’re purchasing a good quality home from a reputable builder.

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How do you select the right builder to construct the home you’ve envisioned? Whatever style and size home you’re building, you’ll want to know you’re purchasing a good quality home from a reputable builder.

Sep 201722

What to Check Before Buying a Home: Part 2

In last week’s blog post, we shared with you four suggested items to check before buying a home – insight provided by home inspectors firsthand to help you make an informed decision. Here are five additional items, from the deck to the piping, you should consider checking.

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In last week’s blog post, we shared with you four suggested items to check before buying a home – insight provided by home inspectors firsthand to help you make an informed decision. Here are five additional items, from the deck to the piping, you should consider checking.

Sep 201715

What to Check Before Buying a Home: Part 1

Considering buying a home? From the foundation to the roof, a home inspection will provide you with essential information about all the components of the home, interior and exterior. In this two-part blog, we’ll share suggestions and insight from home inspectors firsthand.

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Considering buying a home? From the foundation to the roof, a home inspection will provide you with essential information about all the components of the home, interior and exterior. In this two-part blog, we’ll share suggestions and insight from home inspectors firsthand.

Aug 201710

NAR Home Staging Study Shows it Pays to Put in the Extra Effort

Finding the right house isn’t that different from falling in love. You pretty much know upon first impression whether there’s going to be a connection. Likewise, if you’re hoping to get a buyer to make a long-term commitment to a house, they need to be able to picture their future there, starting from when they first see the property.

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Finding the right house isn’t that different from falling in love. You pretty much know upon first impression whether there’s going to be a connection. Likewise, if you’re hoping to get a buyer to make a long-term commitment to a house, they need to be able to picture their future there, starting from when they first see the property.

Jun 201726

Questions to Ask Before Making an Offer on a Home: Part 2

In last week’s blog post, we shared with you six suggested questions to ask before making an offer on a home – insight from Long & Foster agents and managers. Here are five additional questions you should ask if you are considering buying a home.

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In last week’s blog post, we shared with you six suggested questions to ask before making an offer on a home – insight from Long & Foster agents and managers. Here are five additional questions you should ask if you are considering buying a home.

Jun 201722

Before you jump into pool ownership, consider these three things

High season for home sales coincides with the onset of summer’s scorching heat and longer days. If thoughts of cooling off in your own backyard pool are swimming in your head as you search for your next home, here are three important factors to consider.

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High season for home sales coincides with the onset of summer’s scorching heat and longer days. If thoughts of cooling off in your own backyard pool are swimming in your head as you search for your next home, here are three important factors to consider.