Home Ownership Tips
Owning a home is great, but keeping up with roof, gutters and lawn care, buying new appliances, researching the best schools near which to buy, and other tasks can often seem daunting – particularly for new home owners. But they don’t have to be!
In this blog, we offer a variety of homeowner tips, including home maintenance insights, how to buy new appliances – and what kind to buy, DIY recommendations, helpful information about area schools, inside looks at some of our maintenance-free and traditional Belmonte homes and communities, as well as a little bit of history about this great region in which we live and work.
Got a topic you’re interested in reading about? Let us know!
One of the Capital District’s greatest contributions to our national culture, Uncle Sam has stood as a symbol of American liberty and independence since the turn of the 19th century. The Uncle Sam Parade in Troy is an annual celebration of one of the city’s most...read more
Aug 18, 2015 | Blog
While we are proud to offer a number of communities that keep our customers central to the action and excitement of the Capital District, for some, “home” is a place of calm and escape. For those looking for privacy and peacefulness, Bridlewood Ridge was designed with...read more
Aug 11, 2015 | Blog
One of the most common requests we receive in new homes is the front porch. Be it a small stoop to keep packages dry until you get home, or a grand front deck to sit and relax on, a porch immediately adds character and charm to any house. Sometimes customers are a...read more
In today’s market, selling a house has become more of a marathon than a sprint. Whereas in decades past, a homeowner could put their house for sale and have a dozen offers and a deal in place in a matter of weeks or even days, it currently takes the average American...read more
Jul 28, 2015 | Blog
One of the things we are the most proud of in our neighborhoods is the sense of community our customers feel in their new homes. Whether you’re the new family on the block, or just part of the welcome wagon, settling into your new community is a big step in settling...read more