Northport Real Estate Blog

  • Heating a Basement

    BY David Innocenzi

    Finished basements can add a significant amount of living space to a home. But most basements can be more than 10 degrees colder than the other floors of your home. If you’re planning to use your basement as functional space, then you need to con...

  • Common Reasons for a Low Appraisal

    BY David Innocenzi

    When you’re buying or selling a home, getting an appraisal will be part of the closing process. A professional appraiser will inspect the home to determine its fair market value. This will establish how much money a lender is willing to loan for th...

  • Selling a Haunted House

    BY David Innocenzi

    Everyone loves a good scare on Halloween. And while it’s fun to visit a haunted house in October, most people don’t want to live in one all year. If you think your house is haunted, or it has some other stigma attached to it, you will want to t...

  • Avoid a Renovation Nightmare

    BY David Innocenzi

    Are home renovations in your future? Whether you’ve just bought a house or are considering putting yours on the market, chances are you’ll need to make some repairs or updates soon. Without proper planning, your project could quickly derail and...

  • Halloween & Home Insurance

    BY David Innocenzi

    Although it’s fun to be scared on Halloween, it’s not so fun if something legitimately scary happens at your home. Halloween is the number one day for property crime in the United States. Is your homeowners insurance ready? Here’s a look at s...

  • Make a Great First Impression When Selling

    BY David Innocenzi

    First impressions really do matter. Most potential buyers will know within a few moments whether or not they are interested in your house. So what should you do when you have only seconds to impress? Here are some of the best tips we’ve discovere...

  • Why You Should Buy Before the End of the Year

    BY David Innocenzi

    Are you considering putting your house hunting on hold until after the New Year? While it may seem like the end of the year is not a great time to buy a home, it can have many benefits. In fact, now can be an excellent time to get a great deal on a h...

  • Boosting Your Fall Curb Appeal

    BY David Innocenzi

    Fall is here, and there’s no better time to make your home’s exterior look amazing! Boosting your curb appeal is an easy way to make your home more attractive to potential buyers. By sprucing up your home’s exterior, it makes a great first im...

  • Weatherize Your Windows

    BY David Innocenzi

    Colder weather is just around the corner. Are your windows ready to keep out the chill? Whether you’ve just moved into a new home or you’ve been in your current home for years, it’s a good idea to prepare your windows for dropping temperatures....

  • Selling Your Luxury Home

    BY David Innocenzi

    You’ve made a substantial investment in your luxury home. When it’s time to sell, you want the process to run smoothly. Selling a luxury home presents it own particular challenges, and it’s important to understand them before putting your home ...