Patrick McCarthy Real Estate Blog – Advice Category

Patrick McCarthy Real Estate Blog – Advice Category: Blog archive posts from the Patrick McCarthy Real Estate Blog that were categorized as Advice.

23 10, 2018

4 Signs That It Might Be Time to Move

By |2018-10-25T13:26:56+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Advice, Moving|

According to data from the National Association of Realtors, ten years is the average amount of time that sellers lived in their home (in 2017) before putting it on the market.1 For some, that may seem like an eternity, while for others it might not seem nearly long enough. In any case, there are some sure [...]

16 10, 2018

Fall is in the Air, Is There Still Time to Get Settled in a New Home Before the Holidays?

By |2018-10-25T13:10:54+00:00October 16th, 2018|Advice, Holidays, Home Buying|

Now that fall is in the air, the holidays will soon be upon us once again. But, while that may provide a warm happy feeling to many people, if you have a goal of getting settled into a new home before the Thanksgiving turkey is carved, the short time frame could strike you with a [...]

2 10, 2018

What to Do If the Mortgage Company Says No

By |2018-10-01T17:45:10+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Advice, Home Buying|

Finding the ideal home and having your offer accepted is oftentimes only half the battle when it comes to securing the actual purchase of a house or condo. That’s because in many cases, a mortgage will be required to close the deal. But what happens if your mortgage application is turned down? Although this can [...]

4 09, 2018

Websites Aren’t the Only Properties That Thrive on Traffic. How to Increase the Showing of Your Home for Sale

By |2018-09-05T12:30:26+00:00September 4th, 2018|Advice, Home Selling|

If you’re familiar with the in’s and out’s of the Internet, then you are likely well aware that a website that brings in a lot of traffic will oftentimes make more sales than sites that don’t stand out. The same can hold true if you have a home for sale. Simply by virtue of the [...]

28 08, 2018

Should You Build or Buy an Existing Home? Which Option is Better for You?

By |2018-08-27T20:56:16+00:00August 28th, 2018|Advice|

If you're considering making a move because your family is expanding, or alternatively, you've become an empty nester, then you might be weighing the pros and cons between purchasing an already-existing residence, or starting from scratch and build. Before you make any decision, though, there are some important criteria to keep in mind. First, your [...]