Coakley Realty Blog

What to Look for in a Tenant

Posted on: 15 September, 2012

If you’re planning on renting your home or investment property, one of the most important things you’ll do is find a reliable tenant. That’s why it’s so important to find qualified, responsible people to rent your property, but how do...

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Understanding Real Estate Terminology and Abbreviations, Part 2

Posted on: 23 August, 2012

The real estate terminology and abbreviations used by agents and in local listings can be hard to understand—especially when you're busy searching for the perfect new home! Find out what all those terms and abbreviations mean so you can stop...

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Understanding Real Estate Terms and Lingo, Part 1

Posted on: 24 July, 2012

If you're not familiar with the world of real estate, the terminology may seem like another language—but it's not too late to learn! Find out what your real estate agent means when they say things like "FDR" because they definitely...

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What Are the Different Real Estate Appraisal Methods?

Posted on: 15 June, 2012

Get help with your home appraisal! Contact us now » When you're applying for a mortgage, most—if not all—lenders will require you to hire an appraiser to determine the value of the home and property you want to purchase. Not...

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When Should You Hire a Property Management Company?

Posted on: 21 May, 2012

Some people can manage one or two rental properties on their own and do fairly well, but being a landlord is an incredibly time-consuming process. A lot goes into it, from collecting rent and arranging repairs to learning everything about...

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How to Increase the Resale Value of Your Home

Posted on: 05 April, 2012

Everyone wants to get top dollar for their home when they decide to sell—and it doesn't always take a lot of money or effort to make a big impact in the resale price. The real estate agents at Coakley Realty...

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Welcome to Our Blog

Posted on: 07 November, 2011

You’ve arrived on the brand new Coakley Realty blog! This blog will be chock-full of great real estate information and tips, so if you’re a property manager or you’re planning to buy or sell a property, check back often for...

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