Northport Real Estate Blog

  • Back to School: Getting Your Home Ready

    BY David Innocenzi

    Back-to-school season is officially here. This time of year can often be hectic for parents, and it’s doubly so if you’ve just moved into a new house. Somehow, in the midst of unpacking, you’re supposed to get prepared for the school year ahe...

  • Cut Your Cooling Costs

    BY David Innocenzi

    Summer is in full swing – are you feeling the heat? Not only are temperatures rising, but your energy bill may be as well. While you can’t control Mother Nature, you can save money on your air conditioning. Here are some of the best strategies th...

  • Adding Privacy to Open Concept Houses

    BY David Innocenzi

    Open concept homes remain popular amongst homebuyers today, and it’s easy to see why. These layouts make homes seem even more spacious and allow families to spend time together without being cramped into one room. And while open concepts are grea...

  • Must-Have Items on Moving Day

    BY David Innocenzi

    Moving day is likely to be one of the more stressful and hectic days of your life. No matter how much you prepare, you’ll always be faced with unanticipated challenges like a mover being late or a weather forecast that calls for a downpour. While...

  • Home Selling Superstitions

    BY David Innocenzi

    Selling your home can be a big undertaking. Which is why it’s no surprise that some homeowners have turned to less-than-traditional methods to increase their odds of a quick and profitable sale or for good luck in a new home. From enlisting the h...

  • Benefits of Buying an Older Home

    BY David Innocenzi

    When searching for a new place to call home, many homebuyers will pass over older homes. They worry that an older home will be full of problems that will require expensive repairs, or that the layout or design will be too dated. While there are som...

  • Homebuyer Turnoffs

    BY David Innocenzi

    While every buyer is looking for something different in a home, there are a few key things that are universal turnoffs. If you’re selling your home, you’ll disregard these issues at your own peril. Even in a competitive market, here are the thing...

  • The Final Walk-Through

    BY David Innocenzi

    You’re so close to closing day, you can practically feel the keys to your new home in your hand. But not so fast! There’s one important step that should be completed before you start signing all that paperwork. The final walk-through is your la...

  • Decorating with Light

    BY David Innocenzi

    Many homeowners don’t realize how much lighting affects the design and enjoyment of any room. The right lighting can truly enhance your décor and turn an otherwise boring room into your favorite space. If you’re not sure how to best use lighti...

  • How to Clean a Concrete Patio

    BY David Innocenzi

    Patio season is in full swing. Now is the time to enjoy your backyard with friends and family. But do you cringe every time you notice how dirty the concrete floor of your patio is? Not to worry – with a little elbow grease you can get that patio...