Northport Real Estate Blog

  • Home Features Worth the Investment

    BY Sandra Innocenzi

    With so much uncertainty in 2020, we can understand how everyone wants to make their dollars stretch. While investing in your home makes financial sense, there are some features that are worth more in the end than others. Whether you’re buying or...

  • The Advantages of Buying New Construction

    BY Sandra Innocenzi

    If you’re one of the millions of Americans in search of a new home, then you may be frustrated by the lack of inventory. There are more buyers in today’s market then there are sellers. This means fierce competition when it comes to making an of...

  • Buying a Home That Isn’t For Sale

    BY Sandra Innocenzi

    Demand is high in today’s real estate market. With record-low interest rates and a shortage of inventory, we’re in a seller’s market. That means it can be tough to purchase a home when so many other buyers are competing. With limited options,...

  • What is the Multiple Listing Service (MLS)?

    BY Sandra Innocenzi

    If you’re buying or selling a home, then you’re going to come across the term MLS, or Multiple Listing Service. But just what is the MLS and why is it so important to both buyers and sellers? Let’s take a closer look at this essential tool. ...

  • What Is Home Equity?

    BY Sandra Innocenzi

    There are many benefits of buying a home, but one of the biggest is building equity. But what exactly is home equity, and how can it be used to your advantage? Let’s take a closer look at home equity and how it can be such an advantageous financial...

  • Why Your Home Price Matters

    BY Sandra Innocenzi

    By all accounts, the real estate market hasn’t taken any hits as a result of the pandemic. In fact, the market is extremely strong right now and poised to help lead the economy out of a pandemic-induced recession. Homes are in high demand, and th...

  • How Long Will It Take To Sell My House?

    BY Sandra Innocenzi

    One of the questions we get most often from sellers is, “How long will it take to sell my house?” While this is true in normal times, it’s even truer now. Sellers want to have some idea of how long the home-selling process is going to take, beg...

  • Repairing Your Credit Post-Pandemic

    BY Sandra Innocenzi

    The global coronavirus pandemic has had serious financial consequences for many Americans. High unemployment caused by the shutdown has made it difficult for some to make their monthly payments. Unfortunately, missing payments can have a negative aff...

  • Tips for Second-Time Homebuyers

    BY Sandra Innocenzi

    Everybody has advice for first-time homebuyers. But what about those who are buying a home for the second time? While wading into the real estate market for the first time can be intimidating, that doesn’t mean you’re suddenly a pro when it’s...

  • Fall 2020 Is a Great Time to Sell

    BY Sandra Innocenzi

    Traditionally, summer has been the best time to sell a home. It’s the time of year when families with children most often choose to move so that their kids will be settled in for the new school year. But the pandemic has totally upended the housi...