November 15, 2016

4 Questions Your Agent Might Not Answer—and Why

Want to know how old the roof is on a house, or whether it uses gas or electrical heat? Your trusty Double Realty Agent can tell you pretty much anything you need to know about a home you’re hoping to buy (or at least find answers for you). Yet if you ask your agent certain questions, you might be […]

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January 5, 2016

Tips to Save on Your Heating Bill

The weather outside is frightful, but if you follow these money-saving tips, you can avoid a scary heating bill this winter: Lower your thermostat. Set it between 68 to 70 degrees when you’re home. Lower the temperature at night. If you’ll be out of the house for longer than 4 hours, lower the temperature to 62 […]

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November 10, 2015

How to Show Your Home to Get Top Dollar

With a little extra effort on your part, you can make your home more inviting and appealing, get it sold more quickly, and get the best price. The following tips have proved invaluable to sellers and are worth your special attention. Showing your home… When you leave the house in the morning or during the […]

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October 27, 2015

Starting Your Search for a New Home

Getting preapproved for a home loan is the first step you should take before searching for a new home. If you haven’t already been pre-approved for a home loan, make sure you get pre-approved before searching for a home or contacting a real estate agent so you have an idea of what you can afford […]

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October 20, 2015

Getting Your Home Ready to Sell

Getting Your Home Ready to Sell  Before you put your home on the market, you need to make sure it is in the best shape possible. There is no need to do expensive upgrades. Get rid of clutter. This will make the home look larger. Do simple repairs. If you have been ignoring a broken […]

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October 13, 2015

Ten Important Questions to Ask Your Home Inspector

1. What does your inspection cover? The inspector should ensure that their inspection and inspection report will meet all applicable requirements in your state if applicable and will comply with a well-recognized standard of practice and code of ethics. You should be able to request and see a copy of these items ahead of time […]

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October 6, 2015

3 Advantages of working with a Good Real Estate Agent

As a real estate investor or perhaps a home owner you’ll know how important it is to choose the right real estate agent; sure there are now multiple options available to you where you can either search or list property online and try to deal with the entire process yourself. This doesn’t replace the knowledge […]

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September 29, 2015

7 Reasons to Hire a Realtor

Realtors Know How to Navigate the Process – A Realtor is the manager of your home buying process. Your Realtor Sis aware of your concerns, needs and priorities. They are there from the beginning to end, navigating each step of the way with you. Selling real estate can be a tricky business, full of regulations and […]

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August 4, 2015

Maximizing Your Storage Space

A recent study found that 50 percent of homeowners claim their garage is the most disorganized place in the home. In addition, The Department of Energy cites 25 percent of people with two-car garages have too much clutter to leave room for cars, while 32 percent only have room for one vehicle. Isn’t it time […]

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July 28, 2015

Seeing a Home’s Potential

Seeing a Home’s Potential Shopping for a home for the first time can be very exciting. You have a list of “must-haves,” and you think you know exactly what you want and how your new home will look.   The only problem with this approach is that there are sometimes gems that get overlooked due […]

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