Northport Real Estate Blog

  • Avoid These Scary Mistakes When Selling

    BY David Innocenzi

    Halloween is only a couple of days away. This week is frightening enough by itself without adding scary home-selling mistakes to the list. While it may seem like selling your home is an impossible task with landmines along the way, it doesn’t have ...

  • Getting Rid of Tobacco Smoke Residue

    BY David Innocenzi

    You’ve probably heard of secondhand smoke. But did you know there is such a thing as thirdhand smoke?  It’s the chemical residue that lingers on indoor surfaces as a result of tobacco smoke. If you’ve just purchased a house from a smoker (or y...

  • Breaking Up With Your Home

    BY David Innocenzi

    You know how it goes. In the beginning, it was all sunshine and heart emojis. You fell in love, and it was hard to imagine ever feeling differently. But time marches on, and sometimes you grow apart or fall out of love – with your house. Buying a h...

  • Creating Secret Spaces in Your Home

    BY David Innocenzi

    Since October is the month dedicated to all things mystical, it may have you yearning to add a little magic to your home. Or maybe you just want to create a space that’s quiet and away from activity. Whatever your reasons, creating a secret space...

  • Is Fall a Good Time to Sell?

    BY David Innocenzi

    There are so many questions to ask when you’re selling your home. The one that may be at the top of your mind right now is whether or not it’s a good time. While most people tend to think that spring is the ideal season to put your home up for ...

  • Are You Buying a Haunted House?

    BY David Innocenzi

    It’s very unlikely that you’ll see the word “haunted” in any home listing. So how do you know that the home you’d like to buy is free from unwanted, otherworldly guests? While you may not believe in ghosts, it’s important to know the ho...

  • Annual Chore Checklist

    BY David Innocenzi

    Do you feel a little overwhelmed by the number of chores you have to do around the house every week? From cleaning the bathroom to washing the sheets, it seems there’s a never-ending list of cleaning tasks that must performed. But the good news is ...

  • Use Halloween to Sell Your Home

    BY David Innocenzi

    If you think Halloween isn’t a good time to sell your home, then think again. While it’s a holiday that’s typically associated with ghouls, goblins, and ghastly creatures, it can also be a great time to market your home creatively. Here are s...

  • What To Do When Your House Floods

    BY David Innocenzi

    With all the images in the news of flooding due to Hurricane Florence, you may be wondering what to do if you have a similar emergency. Natural disasters like storms aren’t the only things that can cause your home to flood. You could experience a b...

  • Does Your Home Have Resale Value?

    BY David Innocenzi

    It may seem counterintuitive, but the best time to think about your home’s resale value is before you buy it. While it’s important to buy a home that suits your needs, you should also consider how attractive it may or may not be to future buyer...