PRIORITY TASKS FOR YOUR MOVE IN

Moving into a new home is an exciting time, and you’re probably daydreaming about decor and paint schemes and new furniture. But before you get into the fun stuff, there are some basics you should cover first. Change the locks Even if you’re promised that new locks have been installed in your home, you can […]

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7 Reasons Buying Beats Renting

In most parts of the country, home buying is better than renting. Discover the advantages home buyers have in today’s market that renters are missing out on. ALEXANDRA FILIACI     JUL 26, 2017 Why Buying a Home is Better than Renting Conventional wisdom used to state that buying a home is always a great investment. […]

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Four-Legged Residents Welcome

Learn how a major apartment developer and property management company is staying competitive by offering pet-friendly and lifestyle-based amenities. BY ERICA CHRISTOFFER For many people, pets are family members. That’s why 81 percent of consumers say they’ll take animal-related considerations into account when deciding on their next living situation, according to the National Association of REALTORS®’ […]

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WHAT AFFECTS PROPERTY VALUES?

Some of the features that increase property values are obvious-like a remodeled bathroom, a modern kitchen, or a sought-after neighborhood. But here are a few features and circumstances you have not have realized can affect property values. The neighbors: Not every neighborhood or community has an HOA that can keep the neighbors from going overboard […]

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Money Saving Energy Upgrades that Appeal to Buyers

Money saving energy upgrades that appeal to buyers. Discover more home buying and selling tips. SHARON LEE Many sellers may shy away from renovating their homes before selling them in an effort to avoid spending unnecessary money. However, buyers today are often looking for energy-efficient amenities, which can be hard to come by in older […]

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Do You Know How to Prep Your Home For Summer?

Our friends at HomeAdvisor 5 important steps for prepping your home for summer. LINDSAY LISTANSKI     While summertime is perfect for outdoor gatherings with friends and family, it can also be a dangerous, and inefficient, time for your home. That’s why it’s important to have a preparation strategy in place before the hotter months arrive. […]

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HIDDEN HOMEOWNER COSTS

Budgeting for buying a home can be difficult enough when you’re just weighing mortgage options and a purchase price. But there are many other factors that go into the cost of home ownership. Some of them are one-time expenses that you’ll pay during the home buying process, while others will be recurring costs for as […]

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What Is A Smart Home Certified Agent?

Smart home technology is entering the mainstream and quickly becoming a staple in homes across the country and as smart homes become increasingly sought after we can help clients make informed decisions about smart home technology.   Here at Coldwell Banker ROX Realty we have several agents who have have completed of the Smart Home Technology Education Course offered by […]

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