Fixing up your home before and investing in renovations can often generate a nice return when it comes time to sell. However, not all upgrades generate a strong ROI. Home improvement projects are expensive, and their perceived value is heavily influenced by what buyers want. In some cases, you might be throwing money away.
Before investing in a new project, it's important to consult with your agent about the estimated return, especially if you're planning to sell in the next five years. Here are some home renovation projects our real estate agents believe have the best and worst ROI:
Guess what's sizzling across Long Island this month? Fajitas! In honor of National Fajita Day, our local Mexican and Tex Mex restaurants are busy cooking-up batches of their best fajitas. With juicy marinated steak, chicken, or shrimp, bell peppers and onions, and a warm batch of tortillas, you really can't go wrong. Fajitas are not only delicious, but they're also make for some healthy eating.
It was tough to narrow it down to just five, but our real estate agents came up with a list of our favorite Long Island Mexican restaurants where you can find the best fajitas this week:
Looking for something new to do on the weekends? You're in luck because Long Island hosts dozens of festivals, expos, and events all summer long. Local events are great because you can try new food, browse art, shop, and socialize with like-minded people. Attending events and festivals is also a good way to immerse yourself in a new culture and learn something new. Plus, they're fun for the whole family!
Our real estate agents are always on the lookout for unique events across Long Island, and there are several coming up in August. Here are five events that are sure to be a lot of fun:
When you finally find the perfect home, it can be hard to hold back your excitement. Shoppers often want to act fast and submit an offer as soon as possible. However, before rushing into things, remember buying a home is a big decision and one of the largest purchases you'll ever make. It's important to take a step back, do your research, and evaluate all the property facts.
When our clients finally find the right home, our real estate agents always encourage them to take these steps before submitting an offer: