Northport Real Estate Blog

  • Improving Your Credit Score

    BY Sandra Innocenzi

    Are you hoping to buy a new home in 2020? Then you probably already know how important your credit score will be when applying for a home loan. Your score will help determine the terms you’ll get on a mortgage – the better your score, the better ...

  • Hosting Holiday Guests in Your New Home

    BY Sandra Innocenzi

    Did Santa bring you an early Christmas gift in the form of a new house? Congratulations! That’s a wonderful way to end the year. If you’re getting ready to host holiday guests in your new home, then it’s time to make preparations so that they...

  • Buying a Home with a Fireplace

    BY Sandra Innocenzi

    Is there anything more inviting at this time of year than a roaring fire? If you’re buying a home, then you may be looking at properties that have fireplaces. Perhaps you’re daydreaming about winter afternoons cozied up with a cup of hot chocol...

  • Holiday Decorating for Home Sellers

    BY Sandra Innocenzi

    Decorating your home for the holidays is one of life’s big pleasures. But if you’re selling your home this time of year, then you may want to rethink your usual décor. While it isn’t necessary to banish all your decorations to storage this yea...

  • Moving During the Holidays

    BY Sandra Innocenzi

    You’ve sold your house – congratulations! Signing those closing papers and handing over the keys to new owners can be a great relief. But that means that it’s time to move – during the holiday season, no less. While it isn’t necessarily the...

  • Giving Thanks to Your New Home

    BY Sandra Innocenzi

    Buying a new home is such an exciting – and stressful – experience. It’s one of life’s major milestones, and frankly, it deserves celebrating. You did it! Since this is the week where we here in America give thanks for all we have, we think i...

  • Celebrate Thanksgiving in Your New Home

    BY Sandra Innocenzi

    Closing on a new home is certainly something to be thankful for this holiday season. But if you’ve just moved in, you may be wondering how you can possibly get it together in time to celebrate Thanksgiving this year. Moving is always a stressful ...

  • What Does an Escrow Agent Do?

    BY Sandra Innocenzi

    If you’re buying a home for the first time (or even the second or third time), then you may be a little confused about who does what exactly. For example – what does an escrow agent or escrow company do, and why do you need them? Let’s take a...

  • Buying a Vacation Home

    BY Sandra Innocenzi

    With the holiday season approaching, your mind may be daydreaming about getting away to a vacation home. In fact, maybe buying a vacation home is on your holiday wish list this year. While purchasing a home away from home can be a wonderful investm...

  • Selling During the Holidays

    BY Sandra Innocenzi

    Are you selling your home during the holiday season? While putting your home on the market right now may have you feeling like Scrooge, it can actually be a great time to sell. The trick is to put yourself in the right frame of mind and to understa...