The Carini Realtors Real Estate Blog…

The Carini Realtors Real Estate Blog is a great place to find real estate related information on buying or selling a home and home improvement ideas.

Life expectancies for household items

Nothing lasts forever. Even your big-ticket home purchases like refrigerators and furnaces need to be replaced at some point. But then again, lots of those items can be repaired instead. So how do you know when it’s time to call the handyman and when it’s time to give up and move on? Here are some.

New Year New Changes

The new year is upon us, and like most Americans, you’re probably thinking about changes coming in January — New Year New Changes thrust upon you, but also changes you choose to make for yourself. Why do we make resolutions? New Year’s resolutions are actually part of a tradition that began with the Ancient Babylonians..

Prepping Your Home for Winter Weather

As winter approaches, the weather changes across the country. Whether your winter season consists of frigid temperatures or the start of the wet season, we’ve got some ideas for getting your home ready for the change of seasons and prepping your home for winter weather. Keep out the wet and cold. Weatherstripping is a fast.

Selling Your Home During the Holidays…

Selling Your Home During the Holidays: Conventional wisdom used to be that trying to sell your home during the holiday season was a terrible idea. Real estate agents often counseled clients to take their homes off the market between Thanksgiving and New Year’s! Luckily, we know better now. By following a few basic guidelines, you could.

Staging Your Home to Sell

In a manner of speaking, staging your home is putting its best foot forward: you’re setting up each room to look inviting to prospective buyers of all types. Showcase your home’s best features, and minimizes any flaws. Clean and clear Ideally, you’d start with a completely empty home, painted in neutrals and perfectly clean. In reality,.

Signs of a Neighborhood on the Rise

A neighborhood on the rise offers things you definitely want: a great space at a good price, and the promise of improvement (and rising home equity). But how do you know when a neighborhood is getting ready to take off? There a few signs to look for that can steer you to the next hot.

Curb Appeal Equals Increased Value…

First impressions matter. The outside of your home should draw prospective buyers in and make them want to see more. When prepping your property for sale, start with the front yard and your home’s facade to maximize its curb appeal. Here are some great ways to help your home look its best: Clean up oil.

Great Reasons To Buy A Vacation Home

Great Reasons To Buy A Vacation Home. They provide another investment that includes a mortgage-interest tax deduction. Whether you rent it out or not, you can deduct the mortgage interest as long as you use the home more than 14 days or more than 10% of the number of days the home is rented annually.

Buying Tips From The Experts


Buying Tips From The Experts… Buy something within a reasonable distance. Be sure you can get to your vacation home in a short amount of time. Before you make a final decision, travel the distance on a typical Friday afternoon to see whether the drive will be too much to deal with after a long.

The Connected Home

“The Connected Home” Technology is infiltrating every aspect of our lives. Twenty years ago, who could have predicted we’d have the Internet in our pockets? Or a refrigerator that tracks our purchases? There are so many choices when it comes to connecting your home and finding fun ways to let technology make your life easier..

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