Hot Home Design: 4 Things To Consider When Choosing Siding

Posted on: September 20, 2017 by in Blog
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Helpful Information from friends at Metro Boston Property Inspections! Selecting new siding is one of the most important curb appeal decisions homeowners face when building new or remodeling an existing home. With so many options — both classic and modern materials — there’s a lot to consider. Many manufacturers are now combining traditional styles and materials with advanced technologies, delivering a product homeowners can love for years to come. Among all the options on the Continue Reading ...

Artisanal Elegance for Curated Design in the Kitchen

Posted on: September 13, 2017 by in Blog, home improvement
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This article is courtesy of Metro Boston Property Inspections! Original, handcrafted décor brings an artisanal elegance to today’s modern kitchen. Designers and homeowners alike are incorporating more one-of-a-kind pieces that bring an individualized artisanship to the heart of the home. These unique fittings and fixtures adapt to multiple style preferences, from modern and contemporary urban design to rustic elegance. When it comes to the kitchen space, handmade furniture and accessories Continue Reading ...

5 Kitchen Upgrades To Make Your Inner Host Flourish

Posted on: September 8, 2017 by in Blog, home improvement, How To
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You love entertaining and treating guests to delectable dishes and fun times. Unfortunately, your kitchen layout, appliances and even the faucet are so downright unappealing that the thought of planning and preparing a party menu is equally unpleasant.  What do you do when you’re built to entertain, but your kitchen is not? Renovate! Reason to Renovate The kitchen is a favorite room to remodel, and a minor kitchen refresh can return more than 80 percent of your investment at the time of Continue Reading ...

How To Lower Your Monthly Mortgage Payment

Posted on: September 1, 2017 by in Blog, home improvement, How To
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Owning your own home comes with many advantages, including escaping rising rents and the personal and financial stability associated with homeownership. Fortunately, millions of Americans, with less than 20 percent down, have been able to buy a home sooner thanks to mortgage insurance (MI). If you don’t put down 20 percent of the mortgage cost, you will likely be required to purchase MI, which enables low-down-payment borrowers to qualify for home financing from lenders.While Continue Reading ...

Want To Catch Homebuyers’ Eyes?

Posted on: August 28, 2017 by in Blog
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Want To Catch Homebuyers' Eyes? Follow 5 easy steps to a lush lawn By Metro Boston Property Inspection  When it comes to selling a home there are many different strategies and most of them focus on the home's interior. However, what many sellers fail to realize is that it's the exterior of the home that often makes or breaks a sale. Curb appeal is necessary for that vital first impression. Much of a buyer's opinion about a property is formed before they even enter Continue Reading ...

Building A Sustainable New Home

Posted on: August 21, 2017 by in Blog
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  Must-Have Elements For Building A Sustainable New Home By Metro Boston Property Inspections When someone builds a home for you, you have the opportunity to make it as sustainable, eco-friendly and energy-efficient as possible. Not only are sustainable homes more cost-effective over the long-term. Hence, they have a smaller environmental impact and can be more appealing to home buyers when you're ready to sell and move. In fact, more than half of Realtor's report Continue Reading ...

Improve Your Credit Score In 100 Days

Posted on: August 14, 2017 by in Blog
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5 steps that can improve your credit score in 100 days or less Low-interest rates, a strong economy and the turn of the seasons are all causing the real estate market to heat up. More homes on the market bring more competition to buy the inventory that is out there. And one way to stand apart from other buyers who are vying for their dream home is to take steps to improve your credit score now. "Preparing your finances is a must before the busy real estate season," says Barrett Continue Reading ...

4 Home Innovations That Protect Against Moisture

Posted on: August 7, 2017 by in Blog, home improvement, How To
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 There is an insidious enemy that every homeowner dreads: moisture and the damage and degradation it can cause if left unchecked. Luckily, home improvement manufacturers have discovered new ways to prevent moisture from penetrating the home in the first place. With new home product innovations, there is no reason to suffer the costly and damaging effects of rain, snow or ice. Unique fasteners add longevity to decksInnovative fastening methods can extend the life of Continue Reading ...

Prepare Your Home For Sale

Posted on: July 31, 2017 by in Blog
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Easy DIY Projects To Prepare Your Home For Sale Are you looking to sell your home quickly and for more money? It's essential to make popular areas of the house look appealing to potential buyers. Fortunately, with a little DIY effort, you don't have to invest in expensive home repairs or real estate-staging services. Consider these easy DIY projects that can help ensure your home is market ready when it's time to sell. If the property is particularly appealing, you may even Continue Reading ...

Prepare Your Budget Before Buying A Home

Posted on: July 24, 2017 by in Blog
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Tips To Prepare Your Budget Before Buying A Home It's virtually impossible to know what size home you can afford if you aren't fully aware of how much money you are earning and how much you are spending each month.Start with your income: How much do you bring home after taxes and retirement plan contributions?Next, look at your expenses: What are your necessary expenses? How much are you paying each month toward your debt? What additional expenses do you have that wouldn't be deemed Continue Reading ...