Seven Reasons to Read the Long & Foster Blog

The Long & Foster Companies blog offers high-quality content on all things home for homebuyers, home sellers and homeowners, providing information on topics people often ask their search engine.

How should I get ready for an open house? We have an answer. What insurance do I need for my home? Our professionals have advice. Here are seven types of content you’ll find on the Long & Foster blog, along with why you should be reading it and sharing it with your clients and sphere.

  1. Insight on selling your home and preparing it for the market. It takes more than decluttering to sell a home. Our experts have advice on everything from protecting your belongings during an open house to choosing the most appealing paint colors.
  2. What to think about when you’re buying a home. Even if it’s your second, third or fourth time going through the process, buying a home can be overwhelming. We can help you figure out how to separate the wants from the needs and tackle the search.
  3. Monthly and seasonal home maintenance tips. Never forget to clean the gutters again. Our handy lists will remind you to have your HVAC tuned-up before the summer heat hits, get your lint trap cleaned to prevent fires and inspect your roof to prevent leaks.
  4. Factors to consider when you’re applying for a mortgage. Whether you’re buying your first home, refinancing or buying a vacation home, there’s a lot to think about. We have information that can help you get ready for a discussion with your mortgage consultant.
  5. Advice on how to protect your home and keep your family safe. Been meaning to look into that whole flood insurance thing? Still need to create a family emergency plan? Let us get you started so you can find the local resources you need to be as prepared as possible.
  6. Understanding the closing process and avoiding real estate fraud. There are a number of ways for a home purchase to go wrong during the closing process, which is why it’s important to know how it works and what you should watch out for.
  7. Updates on market trends, design trends and real estate news. Knowing what’s happening in the industry can help you understand what’s happening in the market and make the most of your real estate investment.

Now that you, too, know where to find the answers to many common real estate questions, head over to the blog to do some browsing. You’ll save time on searching for social media content and be an informative resource for your clients.