Valerie Bartolone's Blog

Posted on 08/10/2020
Key Factors to Consider Before You Counter an Offer to Purchase
You don't need to be a home selling expert to counter a buyer's offer to purchase your house. In fact, sellers who know what factors to consider as they evaluate a homebuying proposal may be better equipped than others to submit a successful counter-offer. Now, let's take a look at three factors a seller should consider before countering a...
Read More
Posted on 08/07/2020
Another Property Sold - 191 Seidman Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10312
This home has it all!! Sought after Southeast Annadale location. 7 room, 4 bedroom Cape. Beautiful 64x102 corner property, full basement, detached garage. Unlimited potential to make this your dream...
+ 2 more
Read More
Posted on 08/03/2020
Tips on Building the Right Potting Bench for You
Photo by Andy via Pixabay A potting bench can provide you with a place to work on your garden, from starting seeds to grafting and transplanting. Ideally, your bench should be at a comfortable height for you to work at, be sturdy enough to support plants and tools and enhance the look of your yard. You have several...
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 07/27/2020
Another Property Sold - 29 Mundy Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10310
WESTERLEIGH. 1 FAM DETACHED RENOVATED HOUSE. 3 BEDROOMS, FINISHED ATTIC WITH A POSSIBLE 4th BEDROOM . TOP OF THE LINE NEW KITCHEN WITH ISLAND AND ACCESS TO YARD. FORMAL LIVING AND DINING ROOMS, WITH A FIREPLACE, 2 FULL BATHS, BEAUTIFUL GLEAMING TILE FLOORS, OPEN CONCEPT FROM LARGE ENTRANCE FOYER. FULL BASEMENT, LARGE BACK YARD, CENTRAL AIR, GARAGE AND DRIVEWAY FOR 3 CARS. CLOSE TO ALL SHOPPING AND XPRESS AND LOCAL BUSES. MINUTES FROM I-278, 440 TO NJ, MINUTES FROM VERAZZANO AND...
+ 2 more
Read More
Posted on 07/27/2020
Common Loan Terms of the Jumbo Mortgage
Photo by Peggy und Marco Lachmann-Anke via Pixabay A jumbo mortgage refers to a high-priced loan, usually meant for a luxury property. And while this loan may have once been reserved for the millionaire investors of the world, it may not be as exclusive as you think. If you're interested in what it takes to apply, it helps...
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 07/20/2020
Luxury Homes: Buyer Questions
Photo by Jonathan Borba from Pexels Many home buyers have lots of questions as they go through the buying process, especially first-time buyers. Whether you’re looking for a $50,000 house or a multi-million dollar luxury home, the questions are often the same. How Much House Can I Afford? Lenders use several factors in determining whether to loan you...
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 07/13/2020
Execute a Homebuying Plan
A homebuying plan is a must-have, particularly for those who want to enjoy a successful property buying experience. Lucky for you, there are many things you can do to execute a homebuying plan to perfection. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you put your homebuying plan into action and achieve the best-possible results during the...
Read More
Posted on 07/09/2020
22 Constitution Drive, Out Of Area, NJ 07737 now has a new price of $1,125,000!
Welcome to 22 Constitution Dr Located in Middletown NJ. Newly Renovated updated home boasts of over 3300 sq ft of living space, 5 bedrooms, 3 baths. Custom steel entry door. finish white oak stairs. Formal living rm w/fireplace & Grey Onyx surround. Porcelain tile floors in Formal dining rm and kitchen. Open Kitchen GE Cafe Series Wifi Appliances, Countertops, Island are Calcutta White quartz. Island with microwave. Walk in pantry. Convenient laundry rm and mud rm. Spacious Family Rm with Sliders to yard, Cathedral Ceiling w/Stone Slab Wood Burning Fireplace and wet bar. 1st for bedroom with 3/4 Bath. Master bedroom with 2 walk in...
+ 2 more
Read More
Posted on 07/07/2020
Can I Sell if I've Been Flooded?
Photo by F. Muhammad via Pixabay Each year, flooding causes more than eight billion dollars in damages to homes in the United States. Despite that, many affected homeowners go on to sell their houses so that they can relocate. When your home has damage from a tropical storm, heavy rains, or rising water from a hurricane, here are...
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 06/29/2020
Should You Negotiate with a Home Seller?
For those who want to buy a home, it generally is a good idea to remain open to negotiating with a seller. That way, you can acquire your dream residence without delay. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you streamline a negotiation with a home seller. 1. Be Flexible There is no telling how a...
Read More
Posted on 06/22/2020
Home Seller Tips: How to Stage Your Home
Photo by Subham Majumder from Pexels When you are trying to sell your home, you want it to look its best. The more appealing your home is to potential buyers, the faster it will sell and the higher your profits will be. One of the best ways to enhance the appeal of your home is through "staging," which...
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 06/19/2020
111 Gauldy Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10314 now has a new price of $499,500!
Lovely 3 Bedroom townhouse located on tree lined street in Bulls Head. Level 1-Entrance with porcelain tile floor, garage, 1/2 Bath, Large Family Rm with Wood Burning Fireplace and sliding doors to back yard. Level 2-Dining Rm/Living Rm Combo, 1/2 Bath, Eat in Kitchen with Sliding Door to Deck. Level 3-Large Master Bedroom with with Vaulted Ceiling & Double Door Closets, Bedroom, Bedroom, Large shared Full Main Bathroom with skylight, pulls dow attic for storage. Community Built in pool and Common Grounds. Sewer is included in HOA Fees. Home is located near transportation and SI Expressway and...
+ 2 more
Read More
Showing Results
1 - 12 of30