Selling or Buying Smart Homes

Better Homeowners To ensure YOU can use the technology after closing, it is vital to include necessary terms in the contract to purchase to ensure the technology is available after closing. See what I mean herein… More and more homeowners are employing smart home technology within their homes.  It may start with a video doorbell or lights and progress to …

An Alternative Investment

Better Homeowners For most owners, a home represents their largest financial asset. That familiarity becomes a natural bridge to decide to invest in rental property rather than something they are less familiar.   In a recent article, The Wall Street Journal reported that investors have rarely been this flush with cash.  The economic uncertainty due to the pandemic and the …

It’s Labor Day! Stay safe with these grilling tips…

Better Homeowners Grilling Safety  More people grill in July, June & August than any other months and correspondingly, there are more injuries, as well as fires, due to grilling accidents in those months. Even though Labor Day is in September, we still need to be aware of safety. Close to 20,000 patients per year visit the emergency room due to …

The Renewed Appeal of Suburbia

It’s typical1 for single-family home sales to surge in the spring and summer, but this year, there are some differences due to Covid-19. The pandemic is causing more urbanites to move out of the city say The New York Times, Forbes.com, NPR.org and other news services. Many of the attractions that make city living attractive, such as theater, shopping and …

Protecting your home will provide peace of mind

Obtain all the knowledge you can to protect what could very well be your largest investment, your new home. Have a one-on-one conversation with your insurance agent to increase your understanding and possibly, avoid unpleasant situations down the road. I have a list of helpful insurance agents from a host of agencies that will be happy to talk you through your …