Tag: real talk

Real Talk: Spring versus fall selling

By Mary Ellen Rotondo As the real estate market continues to evolve, homeowners and agents are constantly evaluating the best time to sell a property....

Real Talk: The basics of borrowing

By Elizabeth Lucchesi What is a nontraditional mortgage? A nontraditional mortgage is a loan that doesn’t have a standard amortization schedule or payment installments. Common characteristics...

Real Talk: Feel at home in your home

By Mary Ellen Rotondo, MBA As a realtor, I’m often asked about the latest trends in home design and clients always want advice for keeping...

Real Talk: Learn the latest trends in real estate

By Diann Carlson | [email protected] Recent changes in the real estate market may be causing alarm for some potential buyers as they enter at this...

Real Talk: Should I buy now?

By Nancy Perkins With stories of record-breaking inflation, potential recession, rising interest rates and escalating home prices dominating the news, it is easy to understand...

Real Talk: Adjustable-rate mortgages aren’t all bad

By Elizabeth Lucchesi Notoriously given a bad rap for purported uncontrolled rate rises and balloon payments, the adjustable-rate mortgage is a lending tool currently being...

Real Talk: Home is where the heart is

By Diane G. Murphy As the saying goes, “Home is where the heart is.” But in the last nine months, that definition of “home” has...

Real talk: The intricacies of lengthy real estate contracts

By Ann Duff Every day is a new day in the world of real estate, so I decided to look back a bit. Staying on top...

Real Talk: Understanding buyer’s and seller’s markets

By Elizabeth Lucchesi Though home sales numbers are booming, there is a nationwide drought of available housing. August data reported inventory numbers down by nearly...

Real Talk: The benefits of staging your home

By Diann Carlson Ever wonder why some homes on your block go on the market and sell within days, while others languish for weeks, even...