Oksana Caspento's Blog Posts

Now Is The Time To Move Up And Upgrade Your Current Home

Homes priced at the top 25% of the price range for a particular area of the country are considered “premium homes.” In today’s real estate market, there are deals to be had at the higher end!

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Top 4 Renovations For The Greatest Return On Investment

If you are planning on listing your house for sale this year, these four home improvement projects will net you the most Return on Investment (ROI). Minor renovations can go a

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What Is Important To Boomers When Selling Their House

If you are a “baby boomer” (born between 1946 and 1964), you may be thinking about selling your current home. Your children may have finally moved out. Your large, four-bedroom house with three

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Should We Worry About 2008 All Over Again

Last week, realtor.com released a survey of active home shoppers (those who plan to purchase their next home in 1 year or less). The survey asked their opinion on an impending

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Data Says April Is The Best Month To List Your Home For Sale

The spring housing market is off to the races! The inventory of homes for sale is increasing, buyers are out in force, and interest rates have remained low, piquing the interest of buyers and

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No Worries Home Prices Coming In For A SOFT Landing

Home prices have appreciated considerably over the last five years. This has some concerned that we may be in for another dramatic correction. However, recent statistics suggest home values will not

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3 Reasons Why We Are Not Heading Toward Another Housing Crash

With home prices softening, some are concerned that we may be headed toward the next housing crash. However, it is important to remember that today’s market is quite different than the bubble

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Top Renovations To Complete Before You Sell Your House

 home improvement projects Minor bathroom renovations can go a long way toward improving the quality of your everyday life and/or impressing potential buyers.Upgrading your landscaping or

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5 Reasons To Resolve To Use A Real Estate Professional In 2019

Whether you are buying or selling a home, the transaction can be a bit overwhelming. Working with a real estate professional who understands your market can make your life that much easier! Let

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Where Are Interest Rates Headed In 2019

The interest rate you pay on your home mortgage has a direct impact on your monthly payment. The higher the rate, the greater the payment will be. That is why it is important to know where rates are

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7 Reasons To List Your House For Sale This Holiday Season

Every year at this time there are many homeowners who decide to wait until after the holidays to list their homes for the first time, while others who already have their homes on the market decide

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Are Homeowners Renovating To Sell Or To Stay

Over the past few years, two trends have emerged in the housing market: Home renovations have shot up Inventory of homes available for sale on the market has droppedA ‘normal’ housing market

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5 Tips When Buying A Newly Constructed Home

The lack of existing inventory for sale has forced many homebuyers to begin looking at new construction. When you buy a newly constructed home instead of an existing home, there are many extra steps

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How Will Home Sales Measure Up Next Year

There are many questions about where home sales are headed next year. I have gathered the most reliable sources to help answer this question. Here are the sources:Mortgage Bankers Association

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ROI On Your Upgrade

Choosing a home improvement project is a major decision with many questions that need to be answered. One essential question is, “will you get an ROI on your home upgrade?” Three common

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Is It Time To Move Up

One of the most common reasons homeowners grow out of their starter homes is because they are starting or growing their family, and what was once a perfect house for two now feels far too cramped

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4 Apps To Save You Money

DigitDigit is an app that makes it painless to save money.You link it to your bank account and it will analyze your spending and determine the perfect amount to automatically set aside each day. It

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Fall Staging Tips

Warm and cozy are the feelings that are most suited for fall decorating. Pumpkins, apple picking, hay rides, cider – they all solicit feelings of comfort. As you prepare for the fall season,

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The Latest Trends In Home Security

The Latest Trends in Home SecurityMany years ago, the only options for home security were robust systems that required expensive installation. Plus, whenever you were away, you had no idea what was

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7 Reasons Why Fall IS The Time To Buy Or Sell

Silver medal. Runner-up. Fall.These are all considered to be the second choice, but there are so many benefits to buying or selling a home in fall that I can’t help but push back on any

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3 DIY Projects To Do Before Fall

Home improvement projects can be fun and add value, whether you’re making your home space more usable, more attractive, or more comfortable. Here are three projects to get your creativity

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4 Ways To Break The Ice With Your New Neighbors

                    It seems the days of Welcome Wagons – new neighbors knocking on your door to offer cookies, pies, and friendship - may be long

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5 Stages Of Selling

When you’re buying and selling it’s okay to get emotional, it’s part of the process. Here are five of the emotional stages you’ll go through when selling your.

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Home Inspection Checklist

Unless it’s a glaring flaw or you’re a trained professional,you probably can’t tell if your home needs repairs. The home inspection is one of the most 

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