Anthony Forte's Blog

How To Spruce Up For An Open House Quickly
Posted on 02/16/2020
How To Spruce Up For An Open House Quickly
When you’re selling your home, things can get really busy, really fast. You want your home to be in tip top shape to give it the best chance of selling in a timely manner. There are a few things you can do in a short time frame that allows you to spruce up your home without breaking a sweat....
Read More
Is Selling a House a Good Idea?
Posted on 02/16/2020
Is Selling a House a Good Idea?
Believe it or not, selling a home may prove to be a good idea. In fact, there are many reasons why selling a residence could be beneficial, and these include: 1. You can earn a profit from your home sale. If you have allocated significant time and resources to maintain your residence, you may find there will be lots...
Read More
What Does It Really Cost to Buy a Home?
Posted on 02/15/2020
What Does It Really Cost to Buy a Home?
The cost of buying a house extends beyond a seller's initial asking price. In fact, there are many "hidden" costs that buyers need to consider as they decide whether to purchase a house, such as: 1. Closing Costs There are various closing costs that a buyer may encounter before he or she finalizes a house purchase, including survey, appraisal...
Read More
Mistakes That Sellers Often Make
Posted on 02/14/2020
Mistakes That Sellers Often Make
When you’re trying to sell your home, there are a few mistakes that could make or break completing the sale of the home in a timely manner. While some things like a tough market or a home with a lot of extra-special features are out of your immediate control, there are plenty of things that you can do when...
Read More
Reduce the Time It Takes to Find Your Dream Home
Posted on 02/13/2020
Reduce the Time It Takes to Find Your Dream Home
For those who want to conduct a successful home search, it is important to plan ahead as much as you can. Fortunately, there are lots of things you can do to get ready to pursue your dream home and speed up your house search. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you reduce the time it...
Read More
Baking Soda Is A Magic Household Cleaner
Posted on 02/12/2020
Baking Soda Is A Magic Household Cleaner
Baking soda is something that most of us have in our homes. We use it for cooking, but have you ever thought that you can use it for cleaning as well? Baking soda is actually a fantastic thing to clean with. It deodorizes and is non-toxic, so it’s safe for kids, pregnant women, and pets. Below, you’ll find some...
Read More
Create a Homebuying Strategy
Posted on 02/11/2020
Create a Homebuying Strategy
If you want to buy a terrific house at a budget-friendly price, it generally is a good idea to plan ahead as much as you can. In fact, with a homebuying strategy in place, you can boost the likelihood of a fast, seamless homebuying experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you craft a successful...
Read More
Buying Your First Home: Keys to Remember
Posted on 02/10/2020
Buying Your First Home: Keys to Remember
Photo by Roman Samborskyi via Shutterstock Buying your first home is exciting! And scary! But you don’t have to fear the process if you take the time to become fully prepared for homeownership. Below are the seven primary keys to preparing yourself and smoothing the process. How to Know You’re Ready Determine how much you can afford. The...
+ 2 more
Read More
Tips on Preparing Your Home For a Fast Sale
Posted on 02/09/2020
Tips on Preparing Your Home For a Fast Sale
Getting your house ready to be sold can seem like an overwhelming undertaking. Like any large project, though, if you take it one step at a time, you'll be amazed at what you can accomplish! The ideal scenario involves having everyone in the family pitch in to keep your house looking its best for each showing. When you divide...
+ 1 more
Read More
How To Created A Layered Lighting Look
Posted on 02/08/2020
How To Created A Layered Lighting Look
One decorating principle that’s a huge help for any homeowner is that of layered lighting. This is the different aspects of lighting that you’ll use in different rooms of your home to complete your lighting needs. The layers of light create a basis for the design of the room. These three main aspects of lighting also have a practical...
+ 1 more
Read More
Become a Responsive Home Seller
Posted on 02/07/2020
Become a Responsive Home Seller
When it comes to selling a house, there is no reason to operate as a "basic" home seller. Instead, you can become a "responsive" home seller, i.e. someone who goes above and beyond the call of duty to get the best price for his or house. Ultimately, becoming a responsive home seller may be easier than you think –...
Read More
Repair DIY: How to Fix Your Windows & Door Screens
Posted on 02/06/2020
Repair DIY: How to Fix Your Windows & Door Screens
Photo by Chris Thornton from Pexels Thanks to screens, we can enjoy being outdoors without all the dirt and insects. Open windows let the breeze in without letting in anything else, and we can picnic on our screened-in porches without the bug spray. Screens can generally take a lot of wear and tear, but when subjected to winds,...
+ 1 more
Read More
Showing Results
1 - 12 of427