SUZANNE LEBOHNER Licensed Associate Broker's Blog

Posted on 07/18/2021
DIY: Build a Headboard in 7 Steps
Image by congerdesign from Pixabay Have you always dreamed of having a beautiful stately headboard at the head of your bed? Do you have an old door and wonder just what you can do with it? If you answered yes to both of those questions, boy, do we have the perfect project for you. Using your old door...
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Posted on 07/11/2021
Transform Your Space With These Build-In-Place Renovation Ideas
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Renovation projects might seem like a huge undertaking, but transforming rooms does not necessarily require demolishing the existing infrastructure. Some living spaces simply require additional elements to enhance their usefulness and your peaceful enjoyment. These are build-in-place home renovation ideas that can change the way people experience being at home. 1: Create A...
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Posted on 07/04/2021
The Positive Impact Home Maintenance Has on Home's Value
Photo by Mohamed Hassan via Pixabay Even if you love your home and never plan to leave it, there may come a point when you need to put it on the market. The home maintenance tasks you tackle today have a direct impact on your home’s value tomorrow. If you want to protect the value of your home,...
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Posted on 06/27/2021
How to Prepare for Renting Your Multi Family Home
Photo by Tumisu via Pixabay Before renting out a multi-family property, you should take steps to protect yourself from personal liability if anything were to happen. Without the right protections in place, you could end up on the hook for damages caused by fires, crimes and more ­– even if you did not cause the situation yourself. Thankfully,...
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Posted on 06/20/2021
Options for Financing Home Remodeling Projects
When you plan to do a few smaller remodeling projects, you might fit them into your budget easily and over time. However, larger or more complex home remodeling projects might be harder to afford. If you aren’t able to pay for these kinds of upgrades upfront, you can look into financing options. These options allow you to have...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
Tips for Understanding Blueprints & Common Construction Terms
When dealing with blueprints and contractor jargon, it can feel like you're trying to read another language. Rather than suffer misunderstandings and end up with a newly renovated space that doesn't meet your needs, it's important to close the communication gap. Here are some tips for understanding blueprints and contracting terms so you can get the best results....
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Posted on 06/08/2021
Another Property Sold - 1083 Huckleberry Road, Bellmore, NY 11710
Spacious expanded ranch with many updates perfect for entertaining. Open floor plan has the living room flowing right into the dining room with lots of light coming in through the Anderson windows glowing off the beautiful laminate floors. You can answer a quick email at the built in desk between Dr and updated kitchen as you entertain your guests in the large dining area off the kitchen with sliders leading to the deck. The three bedrooms with oak floors are tucked away, which includes the master with a beautiful custom window. The finished basement allows for so many possibilities. There is an egress window in one of the large rooms. Main...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
Mortgage Basics for First-Time Homebuyers
Image by Tumisu from Pixabay Financing a new home can seem overwhelming. For first-time homebuyers, the entire concept of obtaining a mortgage might seem especially daunting. There are many different lenders and many different types of mortgages available, so it's difficult to know which ones are best. Here we will go over the common mortgage types available to...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
How to Pay off Your Mortgage Fast
Photo by ESB Professional via Shutterstock If the thought of getting a mortgage and being in that much debt is stopping you from buying a home, plan to pay it off. Here’s how you can do it in just five to 10 years. Live well below your means. If you can keep your mortgage payment to below twenty...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
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 05/16/2021
3 Tips for Choosing the Right Vacation Home
No two vacation residences are alike. As such, it pays to be diligent as you conduct a search for the optimal vacation home. Otherwise, you risk purchasing a vacation house that fails to accommodate your long-term needs. Ultimately, there are lots of things you can do to find a vacation home that complements you perfectly, such as: 1. Establish...
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Posted on 05/12/2021
Another Property Sold - 452 Bohemia Parkway, Sayville, NY 11782
Large expanded ranch perfectly located in sought after Sayville. Second floor completed in 2003 including large cathedral master br with exceptionally large walk in closet, two large additional oak bedrooms, large ceramic full bath and a fabulous two story entrance foyer with oak staircase and overlook. There are so many options in this home. Whether you want a large formal DR or a large den, this home will suit your desires. Very private with no neighbor behind. See attachment for all...
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