Michelle Gavio's Blog

Posted on 03/07/2021
Can You Afford a Second Residence?
If you have always wanted to own a second home in the mountains, near the beach or just about anywhere else, now may be the ideal time to transform your dream into a reality. The housing market offers many opportunities for property buyers – even those who already own a residence. If you understand what it takes to navigate...
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Posted on 02/28/2021
Should You Avoid an HOA Neighborhood?
Photo by Romakoma via Shutterstock Many modern housing developments share areas such as parks, pools and playgrounds. When this is the case, they need a homeowner’s association to tend to the needs of the common areas. The same is true for condominium complexes and townhome communities. Since hallways, elevators and the outsides of buildings require shared maintenance, the...
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Posted on 02/24/2021
MARLTON, NJ Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view MARLTON, NJ blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 02/21/2021
How Long Does It Take to Craft a Home Listing?
There is no one-size-fits-all approach to craft an effective property listing. Instead, a seller needs to allocate the necessary time and resources to ensure a house listing hits the mark with buyers. In fact, failure to do so may make it tough for a seller to generate interest in his or her home. Perhaps even worse, an ineffective home...
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Posted on 02/19/2021
107 Benford Lane, Beverly, NJ 08010 is now new to the market!
Look no further....The beautiful 3 story 3 year old townhome is bright & inviting. Bottom level has a large family/bonus room leading which leads out to a patio. The second level has a bright open floor plan, large living room area and spacious kitchen with 42' high maple cabinet with plenty of counterspace, recessed lighting, pantry and a large area for a dining. Right off the kitchen leads you outside to composite deck for outdoor entertaining or relaxing. Third floor offers 2 bedrooms, a bath and the capacious main bedroom. Huge walk in closet and on-suite bathroom with double sinks. Close to major commuter routes, stores and more....
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Posted on 02/14/2021
Factors that Could Break a Home Buying Deal
Photo by Edar via Pixabay Before you sign on the bottom line, know which items are negotiable and which negate the deal entirely. Clearly defining these in advance can save you significant headaches when the buying bug takes over. Your agent will remind you of your non-negotiables and keep you on the right track. Here are some big-ticket...
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Posted on 02/08/2021
113 Cherry Parke, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002 now has a new price of $1,250!
Beautiful 2nd Floor condo in the heart of Cherry Hill. Freshly painted and newer carpet. Large family room, dining room off kitchen. Brightly lite kitchen featuring, lots of counter space, dishwasher and plenty of cabinets. Two nice size bedrooms. Washer & Dryer in unit. Private storage closet in basement. Wonderful walking paths, near park, shopping , restaurants, public transportation and minutes from Philadelphia, Good credit is a must. NTN credit application is required. Tenant occupied until...
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Posted on 02/08/2021
Marlton, NJ Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view Marlton, NJ blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 02/07/2021
How Your Credit Score Affects Your Interest Rate
Image by Tierra Mallorca from Unsplash One of the most important things to check once you decide to start the home-buying process is your credit score. The three major credit bureaus keep track of how you pay for your credit and how much credit you have. Your score fluctuates, sometimes daily, depending on how much you owe and...
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Posted on 01/31/2021
Checklist for Buying a Luxury Penthouse
Photo by Steven Buissinne via Pixabay Buying a luxury penthouse isn’t just about finding one perfect thing about it. Several other factors come into play when deciding where you might live for many years. If everything isn’t just right, you may end up with buyer’s remorse. Buying a penthouse is different from buying a house in that you...
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Posted on 01/24/2021
What is an Open Concept Layout?
Image by Solomon Rodgers from Pixabay The real estate industry is ever-changing and with it, many trends come and go. One popular trend is the open concept layout, a style that was very popular in homes during the 19th century. The idea of open concept living fell out of favor during the early 20th century when homeowners were...
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