Lorrie Geiss' Blog

Posted on 12/13/2020
Reduce the Time It Takes to Sell Your House
Enjoying a quick, easy home selling journey is ideal. Yet many problems may arise that could make it tough for a property seller to streamline the home selling journey. Lucky for you, we're here to teach you what it takes to reduce the time it takes to sell your house. Now, let's take a look at three tips to...
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Posted on 12/06/2020
How to Pay Off a Mortgage Quickly
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay One of the critical steps involved in looking for a home is the process of negotiating for a mortgage. Many people dread this process because they find out exactly how much money they are going to have to pay each month. At the same time, this is also an opportunity for people...
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Posted on 11/29/2020
What's Really in a Real Estate Contract?
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay When you make an offer on a home, your real estate agent will create a real estate contract, also known as a purchase agreement. Before you sign this, you should make sure you understand it. This is a legally binding agreement, and you need to be certain you’ve made the right choice....
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Posted on 11/22/2020
A Quick Guide to Bridge Loans
Image by 3D Animation Production Company from Pixabay Understanding the type of loan you're getting matters, to protect your financial interests. You also need to know when to choose one type of loan over another. So, should you choose a bridge loan? When might that be the best choice for getting into the home of your dreams? Here's...
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Posted on 11/20/2020
1530 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21230 now has a new price of $360,000!
Beautifully renovated 1900 townhome with today's conveniences. Lot's of natural light and spacious rooms. Original wood floors on 2nd level, exposed brick walls, tin ceiling and the list goes on. Large Living/Family room with gas fireplace, large bay/bow window and recessed & track lighting, 1/2 bath, spacious kitchen with granite counter tops, large center island with sink & SS appliances and a large breakfast/dining room on first floor. The first upper floor has 2 spacious bedrooms with 2 full baths nicely updated and appointed, the second upper floor has access to the rooftop deck and a small butlers area great for preparing...
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Posted on 11/15/2020
Security Habits That Help Keep Your Home Safer
While there's a lot to be said for the value of high-tech home security systems, there are many basic, inexpensive things you can do to safeguard your home from intruders. Keeping your home secure begins with awareness, good communication, and positive habits. Where does good communication come into play? One example is the need to have a trusted neighbor...
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Posted on 11/08/2020
Ways to be Prepared to Move When You Have Pets
Photo by Ulrike Mai via Pixabay Moving from one state to another is stressful enough for adults and children. Often pets are doubly confused. Your home may be the only world they've known. They don't understand why you're leaving or if you're coming back. Boxes are piling up and moving people, family and friends are everywhere. This may...
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Posted on 11/03/2020
1530 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21230 now has a new price of $370,000!
Beautifully renovated 1900 townhome with today's conveniences. Lot's of natural light and spacious rooms. Original wood floors, exposed brick walls, tin ceiling and the list goes on. Large Living/Family room with gas fireplace, large bay/bow window and recessed & track lighting, 1/2 bath, spacious kitchen with granite counter tops, large center island with sink & SS appliances and a large breakfast/dining room on first floor. The first upper floor has 2 spacious bedrooms with 2 full baths nicely updated and appointed, the second upper floor has access to the rooftop deck and a small butlers area great for preparing your beverages-...
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Posted on 11/01/2020
Home Maintenance for New Homeowners
Photo by LesPalenik via Shutterstock Many first time home buyers simply don’t think too much about home maintenance during the purchasing process. The challenge is that once you’re in the home, regardless of whether you’ve thought about it or not, your home’s maintenance needs only increase. And if there’s a hidden problem lurking somewhere, the result of ignoring...
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