Northport Real Estate Blog

  • Throw a New Year’s Eve Party at Home

    BY David Innocenzi

    If you bought a home in 2018, it’s time to celebrate! Why not throw a New Year’s Eve party to both welcome in the New Year and show-off your house to your friends and family? You don’t need tons of money or time to prepare in order to host an...

  • Fireplace Maintenance and Safety

    BY David Innocenzi

    Is there anything cozier than a wood-burning fireplace on a cold winter’s night? Maybe it’s what sold you on our current house. Or perhaps it’s a wish list item for the house you’d like to buy in 2019. Although fireplaces can be charming an...

  • Title Vs. Deed

    BY David Innocenzi

    If you’re buying a home, then you’ve probably heard the terms “title” and “deed.” While these words are often used interchangeably, they are in fact different. And it’s important to understand the distinction when you’re getting ready...

  • Skipping a Mortgage Payment

    BY David Innocenzi

    The holiday season usually brings with it additional expenses. In fact, if you’re not careful, you may discover that you’ve overextended yourself. Perhaps you’re wondering what would happen if you skipped a mortgage payment this month. While we...

  • 2019 Resolutions for Home Sellers

    BY David Innocenzi

    Is selling your home on your to-do list for 2019? While selling a home can be a big undertaking, it’s much easier if you strategize and set goals. If you’re planning to put your home on the market in the next few months, why not use the New Year ...

  • What is a credit freeze?

    BY David Innocenzi

    Are you worried about having your sensitive financial information stolen over the holidays? Then you may be considering a credit freeze. But if you’re also preparing to buy a home, a credit freeze could become problematic. Here’s what you need ...

  • Buy a Home Perfect For Entertaining

    BY David Innocenzi

    It’s the holiday season, which means at some point you’ll probably be entertaining in your home in the next few weeks. If you’re somebody who enjoys being a host, then it’s important to think about that when you’re searching for a new hom...

  • Easy Holiday Decorating

    BY David Innocenzi

    Are you feeling a little overwhelmed this holiday season? If you’re buying or selling a home now or in the near future, then you may not have the time or energy to get into the holiday spirit. Not to worry -- you can still make your home feel fes...

  • Prepare to Buy a Home in 2019

    BY David Innocenzi

    Is buying a home your New Years resolution for 2019? Are you unsure where to start? While buying a home can be a complex process, there are steps you can take now so that you’re more prepared when the time comes. Here’s how to get yourself ready ...

  • Holiday Gifts For Neighbors

    BY David Innocenzi

    Do you have an annual tradition of exchanging small gifts with your neighbors over the holidays? Or maybe you’ve just moved and you’d like to give gifts as a way to meet your new neighbors? It’s a wonderful way to show your appreciation to th...