Joseph Baratta's Blog Posts

Hanging Pictures 101

A home is a place where we create precious memories with those that we love, which is why photos are a big part of what makes a house into a home.  Pictures have a way of transporting you to

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How To Handle A Bidding War

So you have found the home of your dreams, it has all the features you want, and it is in the right neighborhood. Even the price is right, but suddenly you find yourself in a bidding war with one

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Eight Things To Consider Before Listing Your Home

So you have decided that you are going to sell your home.  While your home may work just as it is for you and your family and you don't want to invest any more time or money into your

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Do I Qualify

Do I Qualify???  What You Need To Get A MortgageIf you are a first-time homebuyer, navigating all the new information about homeownership, the home buying process, and mortgages can

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Buried Oil Tank Extraction

 A buried fuel oil tank can be very costly environmental hazard if it has been leaking.   If it leaks, the fuel gets absorbed into the ground and ultimately works it's way

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Is A Pool Right For Your Property

But Joe, It’s still February… Why are we talking about pools?The cool refreshing look of water on a hot summer's day can make any homeowner wish they had a pool in their backyard but making

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Buying A Home With Past Credit Problems

Buying a home can be both exciting and stressful but, for those with past credit problems, the process may also seem intimidating.  The good news is that many lenders have adapted to the

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Applying For A Joint Mortgage Loan With Your Spouse

When you are ready to buy a home, applying for a mortgage is one of the first and most important steps.  For married couples, this usually involves applying for a mortgage loan jointly.;

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JUST SOLD WHITESTONE NY

JUST SOLD   01-17-2019Beautiful 2 Bedroom, 2 and a half bath,  completely renovated home.       Granite everywhere you look.  6 Zone, Radiant floor

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Homeowner Warranty

A home warranty pays repair or replacement costs for the mechanical systems and built-in appliances that break down in a home.   Your homeowner's insurance policy will cover damage

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Joseph Baratta JUST SOLD

4 bedroom 2 1/2 bath colonial completely renovated this past year  for $ 490,000Congratulations to the buyers Lejoe & Christina Marie.  Best of luck.  ;

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Selling A Home

Selling a home can be a difficult task for even the most seasoned of sellers. There is so much that goes into the process of placing a property on the housing market. First, the owner needs to get

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