Kathy Maupin's Blog

Posted on 10/04/2020
How High End Luxury Home Sales Differ From Conventional Transactions
Photo by AVANTECTURE on Unsplash Buying a luxury home is about more than just finding the right mortgage. Whether you are buying or selling, you should know that there are some key differences in the way that high end luxury homes are sold. Discovering the differences in the way that the luxury home market operates can ensure that...
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Posted on 09/27/2020
Vegetation to Liven the Fall and Winter
Photo by SGuillory via Shutterstock The approaching winter may have you thinking that your garden simply can’t compete with the reds and oranges of fall leaves, but you have some great choices for fall blooming flowers. Whether you’re in a colder or more moderate climate, you can brighten up your property this fall with these top fall perennials....
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Posted on 09/20/2020
How to Use VR to Sell Your Luxury Home
Image by Pexels from Pixabay Virtual reality (VR) may not be in every household in the country, but it's becoming more mainstream by the day. And contrary to popular belief, it's not just video game experts who want to get their hands on the latest technology. See how VR can inspire better offers from motivated buyers, leading to...
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Posted on 09/13/2020
Six Savory Herbs to Try
Image by tookapic from Pixabay Nothing brings nature into the home like utilizing fresh herbs in culinary masterpieces to make them as special as those you’ll share them with. Sensational herbs can be grown with ease, as some of the most savory and flavorful ones are disease, pest and drought resistant. Furthermore, most herbs will even grow in...
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Posted on 09/06/2020
Tips for Adding Insulation to Your Home
Image by Lutz Peter from Pixabay Insulation keeps you warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer by reducing either heat coming in or escaping from your home. You might think that adequately insulating a home would be part of the home-building process. But since many new homebuyers don't consider insulation when buying, many home builders only...
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Posted on 08/30/2020
Can You Negotiate for Lower HOA Fees?
Image by Brady Pevehouse from Pixabay When purchasing a home, there are many issues to keep in mind. These often include items such as the interest rate on the mortgage, real estate taxes, and homeowner's insurance. If you've purchased a home governed by a Homeowner's Association and have not lived within a similar community before you may find...
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Posted on 08/23/2020
Strategies for Simplifying
Image by Chinnapong from Shutterstock The “simple life” is a common phrase but is there such a thing? When defining the words, it’s easy to understand the challenge that comes with pairing them together. Simple (easily understood and presenting no difficulty) + life (existence, being, living). Let's rephrase the quote to say, "The simpler life." Creating a simpler...
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Posted on 08/18/2020
Video Tour - 189 Peach Peddler Path Path, Dover, DE 19901
Visit this home virtually: http://www.vht.com/434096191/IDXS - Ready for occupancy...Gorgeous 4 bedroom, 3 full baths, 1 half bath and so much more!! Enter into the hardwood foyer and entertain in the formal living or dining rooms. Spacious kitchen with granite counter tops, island, pantry and room for a table and chairs. For less formal occasions, the family room is located right off the kitchen as is the breakfast room with tons of natural light. From the breakfast room, you can easily reach the BBQ out on the deck. Upstairs are 4 large bedrooms. The main bedroom has a walk in closet and a relaxing bathroom with a jacuzzi tub. The...
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Posted on 08/17/2020
189 Peach Peddler Path Path, Dover, DE 19901 is now new to the market!
Visit this home virtually: http://www.vht.com/434096191/IDXS - Ready for occupancy...Gorgeous 4 bedroom, 3 full baths, 1 half bath and so much more!! Enter into the hardwood foyer and entertain in the formal living or dining rooms. Spacious kitchen with granite counter tops, island, pantry and room for a table and chairs. For less formal occasions, the family room is located right off the kitchen as is the breakfast room with tons of natural light. From the breakfast room, you can easily reach the BBQ out on the deck. Upstairs are 4 large bedrooms. The main bedroom has a walk in closet and a relaxing bathroom with a jacuzzi tub. The...
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Posted on 08/16/2020
Build a Terrarium
Image by AndyFaeth from Pixabay If you're searching for ways to introduce a little extra green into your home and at the same time learn a satisfying hobby consider building a terrarium. Putting together a terrarium is a learning experience for grown-ups and can draw in kids as well. Not only do you see your handiwork grow and...
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Posted on 08/09/2020
Getting Along in a New City: Homeowner Costs
Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay There are many parts and pieces that go into relocation. Finding the perfect home is, of course, an important step in the process. But once you have found a residence in your new city or town, it is crucial to consider other home-ownership factors that will affect your monthly and annual expenses....
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