Do you Buy First or Sell First?

By: Jean Boynton

Do you Buy First or Sell First?

Tags: contingency plan,every situation is unique, work with an experienced agent

Your family is growing and you need a home that can grow with you. So, as you start thinking about your impending move, you’re left with the lingering question “Should I buy first or sell first?” “While there is no ‘right’ answer, it’s important to know the potential pros and cons of both options,” Regardless of whether you buy first or sell first, ...Read More

How to Make an Offer on a House

By: Jean Boynton

How to Make an Offer on a House

Tags: paperwork,price,deposit,down payment ,condition,negotiations

  There’s one thing every homebuyer has in common, regardless of the town or city they’re buying in, the market conditions or the type of property – you have to make an offer. Whether you’re still in the browsing stages of the home hunt, or you’ve started to put your plan into action, prospective buyers would be wise to do some legwork and gain insight on how to...Read More

Top Reasons to List your Home at the Beginning of the Year

By: Jean Boynton

Top Reasons to List your Home at the Beginning of the Year

Tags: new year,tips and tricks

?When it comes to selling your home there are a lot of factors to consider, one of the biggest being the timing. While sometimes timing cannot be controlled, there are certain times of the year that are better than others when it comes to listing and selling your home, if you are not in a huge time crunch. We reached out to our RE/MAX Influencers – a panel consisting of RE/MAX Sales Associat...Read More

Prepare your home for winter storms!

By: Jean Boynton

Prepare your home for winter storms!

Tags: be prepared, winter is here

Prepare your home for snowstorms! The first official day of winter is just a few days away, although in many areas, flurries of snow has already occurred! If you are not already prepared for the winter weather, it is important that you take all precautions to ensure that your home is in good shape and ready for snow – whether it is a small or huge storm! Whether you have lived in the a...Read More

Tis the Season for Giving…And Giving Back

By: Jean Boynton

Tis the Season for Giving…And Giving Back

Tags: christmas, alternative gift,support local, out of the box

  The Best Christmas present we can give our local communities is by giving them our business and our support, not just during this time of year, but for the other 11 months as well. If you want your holidays to be a little less materialistic, use this list of alternative Christmas gift ideas to show your loved ones how much you appreciate them. Each gift idea on this list is a gift th...Read More

Tail Wagging Dog Friendly Mudroom Tips

By: Jean Boynton

Tail Wagging Dog Friendly Mudroom Tips

Tags: dog friendly, control the mess,

Dogs are a lot of things- energetic, fun-loving, and loyal. Many dog owners are greeted by their fur babies at the door  with a wagging tail and sloppy kiss. One interest dogs  do not share is home decorating or  concern for design or style. Little care is given when they run around with messy paws on hardwood or linoleum. Dogs think mud looks great on any ...Read More

Decorate your Home for Fall

By: Jean Boynton

Decorate your Home for Fall

Tags: pumpkins,lanterns,autumn colors,wreathe

    The crisp, fall season is about embracing natures changing colors and taking in all the fun we're only allowed a few short months of the year. Memories strike of picking pumpkins, wagon rides, leaf raking, and apple bobbing. From our childhood and beyond, the traditions never change—and we wouldn't have it any other way.This year, we were inspired by fall's m...Read More

Why a House Inspection?

By: Jean Boynton

Why a House Inspection?

Tags: buying,selling,planning,protection, knowledge,

A house is likely the largest investment most individuals will ever make in their lifetime. For this reason , its beneficial that a Home Buyer gain a better understanding of the home before they commit. A home Inspection can provide the Buyer with a greater measure of protection from unpleasant surprises in the future. It will provide valuable information about repairs or replacements requiring y...Read More

Should you fertilize your lawn this fall? Yes .Here is Why and How!

By: Jean Boynton

Should you fertilize your lawn this fall? Yes .Here is Why and How!

Tags: maintenance,green lawn,fertilize

  Summer heat is stressful on our lawns. Fall’s cooler temperatures provide the perfect setting for lawn to regain strength.Fall is the best and most important time to fertilize your lawn because: • Fall’s morning dew delivers moisture to help turf absorb the fertilizer. • The grass has a chance to build stamina before a chilly winter. • Supporting root growth in ...Read More

The Impact of Culture in a Neighborhood

By: Jean Boynton

The Impact of Culture in a Neighborhood

Tags: don't just buy a home buy a lifestyle,neighborhood events,lifestyle

   Buying a home is an investment – hopefully a lucrative one, provided market conditions are right at the time you buy and again when you sell. But a home is a unique investment opportunity in that, while you own and live in it, it’s a huge influencer on virtually every aspect of your life, from your family structure and social circle, to employment options, recreational pu...Read More