Chris Smith Blog

4 Insider Tips to Choosing a Contractor for a Home Remodel

Posted on Oct 9, 2017

Deciding to remodel one or several rooms in your home is typically met with excited…

15 Tips to Buying a Flip

Posted on Aug 8, 2017

End up on the Right Side of your Flip Purchase Short of buying new construction,…

Rethink Buying: The Power of the FHA Loan for Millennials

Posted on Jul 19, 2017

Rethink Buying: The Power of the FHA Loan for Millennials My nephew Joe and his wife…

Home Inspection: Frequently Asked Questions from First Time Home Buyers

Posted on Jun 6, 2017

Whether you are an experienced or first-time homebuyer, don’t risk forgoing a home inspection for…

Residential Real Estate: Good News for Buyers and Sellers

Posted on Jun 1, 2017

We may be in one of the most opportunistic periods to both buy and sell…

Don’t Get Burned: 6 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Beach Home

Posted on May 5, 2017

May 16, 2017 The sand, the surf, the sound of crashing waves—all available 24/7, right outside…

Home Buying in The Digital Age of Real Estate

Posted on Apr 12, 2017

In 2016, 51% of consumers shopped online for most of their purchases and use of…

10 Tips for Homebuyers and Sellers This Spring

Posted on Mar 3, 2017

Spring is here, and so is spring home-buying and -selling. Buyers and sellers preparing to…

6 Secrets to Selling Your Home

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What is the number one secret to selling your home? Strategy! And here are five…

Four “I Wish I Would Haves” Before Buying My First Home

Posted on Mar 3, 2017

Purchasing a new home is perhaps one of the biggest decisions you can make. There…

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Home Clean Home – How to Clean your Home before Selling

Posted on Feb 13, 2017

Preparing your home for sale is a lot to think about. The cleanliness and freshness…

You Need a Professional on Your Team When Buying a Home

Posted on Jan 1, 2017

Many people wonder whether they should hire a real estate professional to assist them in…

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Eight Unique Aspects of Buying a Beach Home in New Jersey

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Owning a beach home is the stuff dreams are made of – and dreams do…

You Need an Agent Who Will Put You First

Posted on Jan 1, 2017

When it comes to buying a home, whether you are a rookie homebuyer or have…

Curb Appeal is the Real Deal

Posted on Jan 4, 2017

9 Tips to Sell your Home Faster and at a Higher Price Curb Appeal is the…

Three Tips to Buy a Home: Location, Location, Location

Posted on Dec 12, 2016

The right home location creates desirability, which creates demand, and demand my friends, raises real…

Mortgage Rates are Rising

Posted on Dec 6, 2016

According to new research from Freddie Mac, mortgage rates continue to rise after the presidential…

Advantages of Buying a Home during the holidays!

Posted on Dec 12, 2016

Few people like to uproot their family and go through the stresses of home buying…

Happy Thanksgiving

Posted on Nov 23, 2016

Thanksgiving Ideas

Posted on Nov 11, 2016

Thanksgiving Ideas Set a stylish table, make your own centerpieces and decorations, keep little ones…

Winterizing Your Home

Posted on Nov 3, 2016

19 Easy Ways to Winterize Your Home Put in the work now and save money…

Realtor Search – Hire the Right One for You!

Posted on Nov 11, 2016

Whether you are buying or selling a home, partnering with the right realtor can be…

Welcome to the New Chris Smith Realty Website

Posted on Oct 5, 2016

We are happy to announce our brand new website.  Our new site was built to…