Linda Lazio's Blog

Posted on 05/16/2021
Tips for Adding Hardscaping to Your Outdoor Spaces
If your lawn and garden area is full of lush, thriving trees, shrubs, herbs and flowers, you’re probably proud of its appearance and of all the hard work you’ve put in to get it that way. However, you may also have a nagging feeling that it’s missing something, but you can’t quite put your finger on what that...
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Posted on 05/09/2021
Numerous Advantages to Adding an Outdoor Kitchen
Photo by toddpharistx via Pixabay Today's home buyers are looking for ways to maximize their space and their enjoyment of that space. While having friends and family over to enjoy a meal out on the patio or a backyard BBQ has long been a favorite way of spending time with loved ones, it's frequently left the hosts separated...
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Posted on 05/02/2021
Southern Home Shopping
Photo by Pattie Steib via Shutterstock All home buyers create a list of features they desire in a property and come armed with the list when their agent shows them a new listing. When you’re shopping for a home in the South, there are a few key features you should include on the list along with the whirlpool...
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Posted on 04/25/2021
Another Property Sold - 86 Beechwood Street, Farmingdale, NY 11735
OPEN HOUSE CANCELLED TODAY!TURN YOUR NEW YEAR DREAMS INTO REALITY! In this 2020 Totally Renovated 5Br-3.5Bth home in Desirable Lenox Hills Area on 50 x 150 Deep Property. Offers: Open Floor Plan*Custom New Center Island Kitchen with Quartz Counter tops & Energy Star SS Appls. All new Baths* Lr w stone Face w/b Fireplace* Ceramic Floors *Hardwood Floors *Hi-Hats*Oak Railing *Master Bedroom w Fbth (Double Sink Ensuite),Walk in Closet, New Roof, New Windows*Rebuilt 1.5 Car Gar*Updated 200 amp Electric* "GAS HOOKUP IN HOUSE" *House Sq Ft does not include Light and Bright Full Finished Basement w Egress windows& Side Ose*Txs do not...
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Posted on 04/25/2021
Property Flipping: How to Flip Land for a Profit
Photo by Lukas from Pexels Reality TV shows highlight the high-risk, high-reward world of house flippers. These made-for-television dramas follow seemingly everyday people through challenges such as finding mold behind walls. In the end, they either ramp up their investment and turn a profit or lose it all. The prospect of losing often deters would-be flippers from rolling...
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Posted on 04/18/2021
6 Essential Tools for Every Homeowner
Photo by Davie Bicker via Pixabay There are plenty of maintenance concerns to think about when owning a home. Once you’ve completed your purchase and settled in comfortably, it’s important to remember that there will be no landlord to come around and fix those leaky faucets. You’ll need to either fix them yourself or pay to have a...
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Posted on 04/15/2021
307 S 7th Street, Lindenhurst, NY 11757 is now new to the market!
SPRIN-G-G INTO SUMMER By moving into this Affordable Cape located in desirable Village Location on 100 x100 fenced property* 2 Car Det Gar* Livingroom w Fpl (New SS Chimney liner)* (2017)New Hot Water Heater, New Washer Dryer*New Refrigerator* Indoor Oil Tank* Unfinished Bsmt w Ose*100 Amp Elec*Near School, Train, & Shopping* Wow Low Taxes! A Winner for the...
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Posted on 04/11/2021
Adding Efficiency to an Older Home
Photo by Vivint Solar from Pexels When your pocketbook determines you can’t afford a new, energy-efficient home, you can still satisfy your preferences by upgrading an older house. Try these options for improving energy efficiency in your home. Apply for the FHA’s Energy-Efficient Mortgage program. With an EEM, you can finance an already energy-efficient home or use funds...
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Posted on 04/04/2021
New Construction: A Quick Guide on What to Expect
Photo by Ketut Subiyanto from Pexels There is something enticing about building the home that you want rather than purchasing a property that only has some features you desire. When you invest in new residential construction, you can create the living space that you have always dreamed of having. Step 1: Choose a Builder The first step in...
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Posted on 03/28/2021
Planning for a Down Payment
Image by Monster Ztudio from Shutterstock It's time to find the perfect place of your own but becoming a property investor has one significant roadblock: a down payment. It’s something that can stop potential home buyers in their tracks. While winning the lottery or inheriting a windfall would be fabulous, you don’t need those luxuries before you can...
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Posted on 03/21/2021
Why Should a Buyer Purchase Your Residence?
As a home seller, it is important to make your house a must-have for buyers. Otherwise, your home may linger on the real estate market for an extended period of time. Worst of all, you may struggle to optimize your house sale earnings. Ultimately, there are lots of things you can do to make your house an attractive option...
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Posted on 03/14/2021
Know When to Be Flexible as a House Hunter
When buying a house, especially your first home, it's all too easy to make impulsive decisions and fail to "see the forest for the trees." Although it's impossible to ignore your emotional reactions to a house for sale, it's vital to look at the big picture and make sure there are no red flags being ignored or glossed over....
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