ROCKLAND & ORANGE COUNTY'S HOME TOWN REALTOR

Weichert Insights


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Weichert Insights: Time to Buy a House

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10/21/2011  The Wall Street Journal presents two factors that make now "an excellent time to buy a house.
Fire Prevention Week

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10/07/2011 The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is celebrating Fire Prevention Week from October 9-15, and this year's theme is "Protect your Family from Fire!"
This Week's Real Estate News

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09/23/2011 It was a busy week in real estate news with several reports being issued, and actions by the Federal Reserve to help stabilize the economy.
Preventing Home Flooding

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09/09/2011 Aside from checking with your insurance agent to inquire about purchasing a separate flood insurance policy, there are other things you can do to protect your home from water damage.
When a Hurricane Approaches

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08/26/2011 If hurricanes are new to you, here are some things you can do to help protect yourself and your home from the storm.
Tips for a Successful Home Sale

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08/12/2011 Selling your home quickly and at the price you are asking is every homeowner's dream.
Water-Saving Irrigation Tips

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07/29/2011 A few simple changes can help you save a precious resource and lower your bills.
A Great Time to Buy a Home

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07/15/2011 There is no doubt that this is a great time to buy a house. The general public agrees, and so does the secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Selling a Home in the Summer Months

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07/01/2011 Homeowners who are selling their home in the summer months should make an effort to highlight their home’s usable outdoor space.
Taking the Plunge with an In-Ground Pool

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06/17/2011

Whether you’re thinking of buying a home with an in-ground pool or toying with the idea of having one built, there are many important considerations to take into account.
Home Emergency Preparedness

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06/03/2011 Steps to take to put a disaster preparation plan in place.
Eliminate Electrical Hazards

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05/20/2011 Tips to help protect yourself, your family and your home by identifying and eliminating electrical hazards.
Recycling Unwanted Household Items

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05/06/2011 There are many ways to give your stuff new life, and help the environment while you are at it.
Real Estate Recovery Continues

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04/29/2011 Several reports indicate that the real estate recovery is continuing, and that buyers are motivated by today’s high home affordability and because owning a home is now less expensive than renting.  
Increasing Value Through Landscaping

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04/08/2011 Not only does a well-landscaped home have a higher perceived value than one with a plain lawn, but one with a minimal landscaping effort actually can detract from a home’s value.
 Buying a Home with Gas Fixtures

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04/01/2011 Homebuyers should factor in these considerations when thinking about a home with gas systems and appliances.
Installing an Outdoor Kitchen

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03/25/2011 Ranging from a simple barbecue island to a full kitchen with specialty appliances, there are a variety of ways to create your own outdoor gathering spot.

Spring Maintenance Checklist

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03/18/2011 The arrival of spring also brings with it some key maintenance tasks all homeowners should tackle in order to prevent structural damage, save energy and keep their home's systems running properly. 

Making Your Home More Marketable

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03/11/2011 

If your home is for sale or you are considering selling soon to take advantage of the busy spring market, here are a few small steps you can take to make it more marketable. 

Tax Advantages of Homeownership 

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03/04/2011  With tax season in full swing, it is a great time to speak to your tax advisor about the tax advantages associated with homeownership. 

Making a Home Shine in the Winter 

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02/25/2011  Sellers who have their homes on the market now, can benefit from these tips that will help make their home shine even when the sun isn't. 

Purchasing a Vacation Home 

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02/18/2011  Not only do low mortgage rates and affordable prices provide amazing opportunities for vacation-home buyers, but those who buy now can close on their home in enough time to enjoy it this summer. 

Online Exposure for Your Home 

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02/11/2011  As consumers continue to rely on the web as an important source of information, it is critical for home sellers to ensure their property receives significant exposure online. 

Preventing Frozen Pipes

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02/04/2011  Tips to avoid property damage from frozen pipes. 
American Attitudes About Homeownership 

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01/28/2011  A recent survey conducted by the National Association of Realtors showed that a large majority of both homeowners and current renters believe that owning a home is a smart decision over the long term 

Affordability Motivates Homebuyers 

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01/21/2011  Findings from a Weichert, Realtors survey show that affordability was the main motivating factor for those who purchased a home from July 1 to Dec. 31, 2010. 

Remodeling Projects That Add Value 

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01/14/2011  Find out which home improvement projects get the most bang for the buck while also attracting buyers. 

Signs of a Good Year Ahead

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01/07/2011  From more jobs to increased activity among homebuyers and sellers, it seems there is much to look forward to in the year ahead. 

Make Homeownership Your New Year's Resolution

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12/17/2010 If 2011 is the year to achieve your dream of homeownership, the following tips may be helpful.
Linda Viglietta Associate Real Estate Broker