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Should I Fix Up My Home Before Putting it on the Market? | Ask the Experts

Should I Fix Up My Home Before Putting it on the Market? | Ask the Experts

When the time comes to sell your home, you might start looking around at things you can fix up. However, you might also be wondering if this is a necessary step. This week, Lewith & Freeman agents Lindsey Maiolatesi and Tina Aquilina discuss whether or not you should fix up your home before putting it…

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By Kayleigh, 03/14/2019 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
What type of kitchen countertop is best for you?

What type of kitchen countertop is best for you?

Whether you’re building a brand-new home or are looking to upgrade your kitchen, choosing the right countertops is an important decision. The right type of countertops goes beyond aesthetics, too; different materials have varying degrees of durability and maintenance requirements. In this post, we’ll go over the general characteristics of different countertop materials, their pros…

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By Sarah, 03/11/2019 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
How Do I Choose the Right Realtor to Sell My Home? | Ask the Experts

How Do I Choose the Right Realtor to Sell My Home? | Ask the Experts

So, you’ve decided that it’s the right time to sell your home. Now that you’ve made the first step, you have another decision you need to make: How do you find the right real estate agent to sell your home? In this segment of Ask the Experts, Lewith & Freeman agents Lisa Joseph and Tracy…

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By Sarah, 03/07/2019 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
Items Every First Time Homebuyer Should Own

Items Every First Time Homebuyer Should Own

Congratulations! You’ve signed on the dotted line, packed up the car, and are ready to move into your first home! However, you might be surprised to discover all the things that you’ll need that you didn’t think were necessary for apartment living. Stock your home with these items and you will be prepared for any homeownership…

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By Tara Siegel, 03/04/2019
I am thinking of buying a home, where do I start? | Ask the Experts

I am thinking of buying a home, where do I start? | Ask the Experts

The decision to buy a new home is both exciting and nerve-wracking, and we’re here to help you through the process. If you’re thinking about buying a home,  Jill Hiscox and Joan Matusiak talk about where you should start when you make this exciting decision. Read more to learn our agent’s tips and watch the video…

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By Kayleigh, 02/28/2019 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
What is the Best Way to Search for a Home? | Ask the Experts

What is the Best Way to Search for a Home? | Ask the Experts

Whether you’re a first time home buyer or consider yourself a seasoned moving professional, finding the perfect home isn’t always easy. As technologies change, so, too, does how you can search for a home for sale. In this segment of our Ask the Experts series, Lewith & Freeman real estate agents Linda Gavio and David…

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By Sarah, 02/21/2019 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
What Monies will the Buyer Need to Come in With? | Ask the Experts

What Monies will the Buyer Need to Come in With? | Ask the Experts

Knowing everything you need to bring in when buying a new home might feel overwhelming, but our agents are here to help! This week, Jill Hertel and Trista Gaughan answer the question “What Monies will the Buyer Need to Come in With?” Armed with this knowledge, you’ll go into completing your sales agreement prepared and…

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By Kayleigh, 02/15/2019 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
What are the steps to selling a home? | Ask the Experts

What are the steps to selling a home? | Ask the Experts

When it comes time to sell your home, it may seem like a daunting task. You may wonder if you’re taking the proper steps, or even if you’re getting the best possible price for your listing. In this Ask the Experts video, experienced Lewith & Freeman agents Rhea Simms, Emma Simms Kluger, and Sally Rothstein…

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By Sarah, 02/08/2019 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
What You Must Know Before You Buy a House

What You Must Know Before You Buy a House

This post was written by Lisa Perta at Benchmark Morgage. For many people, buying a home is a dream come true. It is often the most significant investment many of us will ever make. Because buying a home is such a big financial decision, prospective buyers should take the time to educate themselves on the…

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By Guest, 02/06/2019
Is it possible to make an offer prior to selling my current home? | Ask the Experts

Is it possible to make an offer prior to selling my current home? | Ask the Experts

When looking to buy and sell a home, you may be wondering how to make the process work as seamlessly as possible. One of your pressing questions may be on whether it’s possible to make an offer prior to selling your current home? Deborah Roccograndi and Peter DeMarco go over the details in our latest installment of Ask the…

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By Kayleigh, 02/01/2019 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
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