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Blog Entries in October

Is Now The Time To Replace Your Windows?

Is Now The Time To Replace Your Windows?

You may not want to hear this, but the cold weather is coming quicker than you think!  Before the cold temperatures hit, it is important to check if your home needs new windows. If it’s been a while since you last replaced them, now might be the right time! Well-designed windows play a variety of important roles in improving your home’s curb appeal, increasing the amount of nat

Spine-Chilling Sights That Can Scare Buyers Away

Spine-Chilling Sights That Can Scare Buyers Away

In the spirit of the Halloween holiday, we’re taking a look into the spooky, eerie things about a home that will simply scare buyers away. No, we’re not talking about properties that may be rumored to be haunted. Luckily, we’re talking about simply scary things that are simple fixes for sellers! Here are 10 things that will scare buyers away from a home:   1. Horrendo

Perks To Buying A Home In The Fall

Perks To Buying A Home In The Fall

From crisp, cooler mornings and evenings to the aromas of hot apple cider and pumpkin-spiced goodies all around, fall is here! With this bright and beautiful season comes an awesome time for serious home buyers to find their future homes. Here are a few reasons why buying a home in the fall is a great decision!   The “School-Year” Rush is Over You’ve probably heard

Home Staging Tips: Fall Edition

Home Staging Tips: Fall Edition

It pretty much goes without saying that fall is a great time to sell a home. But, did you know that this crisp, cool season also offers an excellent opportunity for sellers to capitalize on some of fall’s bright colors and warm scents to bring in prospective buyers? Here are a few tips for sellers who want to highlight the season in their homes this fall:   1. Start Outside Th

Upcoming Fall Festivities Near The Burgh

Upcoming Fall Festivities Near The Burgh

There are lots of cool fairs, festivals and events going on throughout the Pittsburgh region during fall that you won’t want to miss! Check out our list of upcoming fall events the whole family will enjoy!   Soergel Orchards- Fall Harvest Festival  (September 25- October 31) Soergel Orchards is located north of Pittsburgh in Wexford. Soergel Orchards is a family favorite

Steps Renters Should Take Before Buying a Home

Steps Renters Should Take Before Buying a Home

Renting is a great option for a lot of people just starting out or for those who like maintenance-free living. But did you know that you could be saving money monthly by buying instead of renting? For most people, purchasing their first home is a huge milestone and decision, but it could actually help your wallet in the long run!     Start Budgeting The very first step every

Why Now Is The Right Time To Become A Realtor

Why Now Is The Right Time To Become A Realtor

Are you looking for a career change or just starting out your career? If so, have you ever considered becoming a real estate professional? Being a real estate agent can be an extremely rewarding career that allows you to pick your own hours, interact with your community, have an uncapped earning potential, and help people find their dream homes.  If you think becoming a realtor is the right c

Ten Ways to Enjoy the Fall Weekend Weather

Ten Ways to Enjoy the Fall Weekend Weather

Fall is in the air and that means gorgeous yellow and orange foliage, everyone’s favorite pumpkin coffees, and cozy oversized sweaters. But fall also means tons of fun weekend activities that you can still participate in while social distancing!  A lot might have gotten canceled this year, but you can still get out and enjoy your weekend with these ten fall activities!   

16  Real Estate Terms You Should Know Before you Buy

16 Real Estate Terms You Should Know Before you Buy

Searching for a new home is difficult. Potential buyers often have to balance their wants with their needs and try to prioritize factors like location, price, and size. What many house hunters don’t think about during their search is how complicated the process can get after you find the perfect home. That’s when the paperwork starts and a flood of confusing terminology begins. To help

Five Tips to Keep You Safe as a Real Estate Agent

Five Tips to Keep You Safe as a Real Estate Agent

According to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) 2017 Member Safety Survey, almost half of female REALTORS® (44 percent) and one in four male REALTORS® have experienced a situation in the past year that made them fear for their personal safety or safety of their personal information. No one should ever have to feel unsafe at their place of work.  In this article, we will d