Northport Real Estate Blog

  • Budget Backyard Privacy Ideas

    BY Sandra Innocenzi

    With warmer weather on the way, homeowners with backyards will no doubt be spending much more time outdoors. But does your yard lack the privacy you desire? Whether your yard gets too much sun or too many curious looks from the neighbors, you may b...

  • Common Closing Costs for Homebuyers

    BY Sandra Innocenzi

    When you’re purchasing a home, the down payment isn’t the only money you’ll need to have available. Homebuyers will be expected to pay certain fees and costs at the closing of the deal. If you’ve never purchased a home before, then these co...

  • How Much Down Payment Do You Need?

    BY Sandra Innocenzi

    A critical step in buying a home is making the down payment. And for many homebuyers, saving for the down payment can be the biggest obstacle to overcome. But how much do you really need for a down payment? Let’s take a closer look. What is a ...

  • Decorate With What You Have

    BY Sandra Innocenzi

    Are you getting a little tired of looking at your stuff at home? Is it time for a change? Well, here’s a secret – you don’t have to leave the house or spend any money to rejuvenate your home’s style. It just takes looking at your things with ...

  • Pros and Cons of Online Mortgage Lenders

    BY Sandra Innocenzi

    Did you know you could shop around for a mortgage? Many homebuyers don’t realize that they have choices when it comes to lenders. In fact, shopping around can save you some serious cash. Right now, one of the best ways to shop around for a mortgage...

  • Creating a Home Office

    BY Sandra Innocenzi

    Are you one of the millions of Americans who are currently working from home? If so, then it can be extremely helpful to create a space in your home that’s conducive to getting the job done. Whether you’ve been working from home for years or find...

  • Spring Home Projects

    BY Sandra Innocenzi

    If you’re like millions of Americans who are staying at home right now, then it’s a great time to finally tackle some of those home projects you’ve been putting off. Making small repairs, being vigilant about home maintenance, and doing a dee...

  • Researching a Home Online

    BY Sandra Innocenzi

    If you’re like most homebuyers, then you’ll probably begin your home search online. But did you know that you could go beyond just the listings to learn more about a home? With so much information at your fingertips, it can be tough to know whe...

  • Staging a Deck

    BY Sandra Innocenzi

    Spring is almost here, which means backyard barbecue season is just around the corner. Many homebuyers are going to be in the market for houses that have great outdoor living spaces. As the temperatures rise, they’ll imagine themselves grilling out...

  • Buying a “Sale Pending” Home

    BY Sandra Innocenzi

    You’ve finally found the perfect home that meets all your needs. The trouble is, it’s listed as sale pending. Just what does “sale pending” mean, and should you give up hope of ever buying this house? Here’s what you need to know about ho...