Joseph Pettinella's blog

Saving Energy Gives Way To Saving Money

Summer is a hard time to really get a handle on how much energy we use when we are having air conditioners, fans and such running constantly. We can be smart about how we use certain things in our home and maybe we can get our electric bills lowered and we can conserve natural resources at the same time.

Make Sure to Research All Aspects Of A Property Before You Buy

Buying your “dream home” might put blinders in your eyes when you are preparing to commit to the purchase. Sometimes there are things that you may overlook that you might not think of at the time. They may not be deal breakers but it is nice to be informed of what you are getting yourself into. You want to know as much as you can about your potential new home and sometimes you might not have much time to do it. If you think of these things ahead of time you can make sure they are not going to affect your decision.

Pictures Highlight the Best Features of Your Home

Listing your home is a process that takes in a lot of factors. Having a listing that encompasses the essence of your home is what everyone strives for. Pictures are extremely important in the digital age that we all live in as well as the extenuating circumstances that we are all going through. More and more people are finding their homes online and if the pictures you have just aren’t cutting it then you may lose out on attracting buyers to your home. There are some simple ways that you can make your home shine in the pictures which can lead to what we all want: a quick and profitable sale.

Prepping Your Home For Sale Once You Move

So you have found the home of your dreams and you are finally moving out of your old house. This is the time you can really get to some of those cleaning and repair projects that might have been overlooked when you first listed your home. While you probably got some of the larger repairs out of the way when you decided to list these might be some of the small things that you may have not noticed. By doing these simple fixes your home will show in a much better light.

How Music Can Play a Role at Your Open House

Music can evoke a whole range of thoughts and feelings. Why not use that to your advantage when we are planning an open house event at your home? Choosing the right type of music is key and the way it is presented is also an important part of the experience. No one wants to be jarred by offensive or inappropriate music played so that it disrupts the scene you are trying to convey.

Writing the Perfect Listing

Having the perfect listing here in the fabulous Hudson Valley can help sell your home quicker and for more money if you know what to say. Your agent can write what you need to, however you know your house the best so you will need to be able to communicate what your home has to offer. Standing out from the rest of the listings is key to getting a lot of interest in your home. Knowing what not to include will help highlight the essential parts of your property.