Hawthorne Real Estate Blog

  • House or Condo?

    BY Liz Samuels

    One of the big decisions facing homebuyers is whether to purchase a home, or to buy a condominium. Just to be clear, as used here, a condominium is a type of housing where a buyer owns a specific part of shared property. Typically, ownership is of th...

  • Children swap floors for the comfort of desks at school in Malawi

    BY Liz Samuels

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=iBptUo5DlAA...

  • Should I Buy a Foreclosed House?

    BY Liz Samuels

    As a result of the housing bubble and resulting financial instability, many communities have a high rate of foreclosed homes. Even though the rate of new foreclosures is slowing, the number of foreclosed homes in a specific the market can make bu...

  • Donate a Desk to a Child Today!

    BY Liz Samuels

    Please go to Donate at: https://www.crowdrise.com/bekindtoastudentinmalawi  ...

  • Early Spring Landscaping

    BY Liz Samuels

    Bulbs, tubers, perennials and indigenous plants beautify your home and give year-round enjoyment for decades to come. If you bought your home in the fall or winter, you may not know what is under the snow or mulch, but you can prepare for spring plan...

  • New High-Tech Home Gadgets

    BY Liz Samuels

    As with The Jetsons cartoon, our imaginations run wild with the idea of modern gadgets to make our homes efficient and automated, and make our lives simpler. For cutting-edge products you can control from your smartphone, check out these contribution...

  • WHY HAVE INTEREST RATES DROPPED?

    BY Liz Samuels

    Why Have Interest Rates Dropped?   The headlines agree mortgage interest rates have dropped substantially below initial projections. Many who are considering purchasing a home, or moving up to their dream home, might think that they should wait...

  • Is Adding a Skylight a Good Investment?

    BY Liz Samuels

    During the gray and cloudy days of winter, a bit of sunshine can make a huge difference in how you feel about your home and yourself. The physical and psychological affects of daylight are well documented. You could leave the drapes and blinds open, ...

  • Minimalist Home-buying

    BY Liz Samuels

    When you're house hunting, it's good to know your "living personality." The home you choose should reflect the way you like to live rather than the latest trend in home design. If you are a minimalist at heart, you may be looking for something differ...

  • 3 QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE BUYING A HOME

    BY Liz Samuels

    3 Questions to Ask Before Buying a Home If you are thinking about purchasing a home right now, you are surely getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family have your best interests at heart, they may not be fully aware of your needs and w...