Northport Real Estate Blog

  • NAR Reports Most Agree Buying Your Home is a Good Idea

    BY David Innocenzi

    Was buying your home a good financial decision? According to a recent study by the National Association of Realtors® (NAR), most people living in the United States would answer that question affirmatively. The 2013 National Housing Pulse Survey r...

  • Your Home and Asteroid Insurance

    BY David Innocenzi

    News of an asteroid touching down in the Chelyabinsk Ural region of Russia last week may have you wondering if your home is insured against such a calamity. If you haven't heard about the incident that demolished glass buildings and caused nearly ...

  • 5 Tips To Keep Your Home Easily Maintained

    BY David Innocenzi

    Summer is here and it's time to take a look around your home to see what, if any, preventative maintenance is needed. With this checklist and a couple of weekends you'll feel secure knowing that your home is being well-maintained.   5 Tips T...

  • NAR Reports Strong Market for Your Home

    BY David Innocenzi

    The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) just released a quarterly report detailing the "strongest year-over-year increase in seven years." Whether you looking to buy or sell your home, this is good news. Buyers who question why increased home...

  • Communicate More Easily About Your Home with Houzz

    BY David Innocenzi

    As you've thought about your home and its many needs, chances are you've visited Houzz.com. Design ideas for both inside and outside your home abound at Houzz and luckily they have now added a "Real Estate Agent" category! This is good news for yo...

  • Will Creeping Mortgage Rates Affect Your Home?

    BY David Innocenzi

    Despite that fact that mortgage rates are slowly creeping higher, Freddie Mac reports that they are still low enough to allow high home-affordability for your home. In fact, home sales continue to rise and new construction is being completed nationwi...

  • Prep Now to Entertain Outdoors at Your Home

    BY David Innocenzi

    No matter where you live, outdoor entertaining at your home increases in importance as the weather warms. Adding a patio or balcony to your home can allow a quick escape from the daily cares of life and also is a way to truly enjoy your outdoor lands...

  • Mortgage Rates and Your Home

    BY David Innocenzi

    Your home value is affected by many changes in the housing market, but one thing you don't have to wonder about this week is mortgage rates. It's been three weeks now and the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) has held steady at 3.53 percent with less...

  • Buying Your Home and BackUp Offers

    BY David Innocenzi

    As a potential home buyer, you may have started to wonder how and when you are going to find your home... your perfect home. The home that calls your name and makes you feel like you could never leave. The home that you see in your dreams. Or p...

  • Buying & Selling a “Green” Home

    BY David Innocenzi

    While the decline in new home construction may have some feeling "blue," those of you who embrace a "green" lifestyle will be excited to hear about the latest projections. "Green" remodeling is a growing trend in the real estate industry! In fact, Mc...