Things to Focus on when Renovating your Home

When it comes time to sell your Queens home, you obviously want it looking its best so that prospective buyers will fall in love with it. This may lead to you consider touching up or remodeling parts of your home to make the best possible impression. If you’re trying to figure out the best parts […]

How to Choose Interior Colors

A home is supposed to be a sanctuary, a place where you escape the chaos of everyday life. But sometimes those sacred spaces get pretty chaotic almost on their own. Maybe it’s clutter that’s overtaking your space, or maybe it’s something far worse: room colors that fail to harmonize. Repainting can be a big job, […]

What you need to know about Mini Split AC Units

There’s nothing like a glass of cool lemonade on a hot summer day, unless of course the reason it’s so hot is that your air conditioner needs to be replaced. In that case, a new air conditioning system is pretty much the best thing ever. Maybe yours has lived a long and full life and […]

Your Refi Questions Answered

By Rafael Reyes, Sales Manager with Loan Depot in Astoria, Queens. If you have refinanced in the past, then you know how the process works. However, if this is your first time going through it, you may be asking yourself these common questions: Q: How much equity do I need for a refinance? A: The amount […]

How much is my Home Worth?

One of the main reasons why we Queens homeowners contact us is to find out how much their property is worth. There are several reasons why a homeowner would want to know their home’s value but no matter the reason, we are happy to oblige. Some of the most common reasons for needing a home […]

3 Ways to do a Good Attic Renovation in Queens NY

The word “attic” conjures up images of dark, dusty relic storerooms that just happen to be hidden in plain sight. For plenty of Queens homeowners, their attics are full of treasure, just not the kind you might think. Their treasure comes in the form of square footage. Renovating an attic into living space can be […]

Which Updates have the Best ROI?

You’ve lived in your home a little while and you think you sort of understand how it should flow. You’re starting to see the warts and little bits of rough that people tend to gloss over when the neighbors pop by to borrow the lawnmower. It’s not that these things make your home flawed — […]

What to Consider when Buying New Floors

Your new house is pretty awesome, otherwise you would never have considered buying it. But, there are some things about it that are a lot more awesome than others. Take, for example, that kitchen floor. You wouldn’t say it’s ugly, but you’ve seen better design harmony in a restaurant trash bin. It’s gotta go. Your […]

3 Reasons why you should buy a Video Doorbell

Everywhere you look, new smart home technology seems to be popping up. Security cameras that can tell friend from foe and UPS delivery man from the neighbor’s dog, door locks that only need a smartphone to unlock them and thermostats that can adjust themselves to keep you comfortable all day and night are just a […]

4 Things you Should NOT do to your House

You’re a homeowner now, you can kiss bland uniformity goodbye the moment you turn your apartment keys over to your now former landlord. The world is your canvas — at least, that part of the world that you now are obligated to pay a monthly mortgage payment on — and you’re the artist that’ll mold […]