Tara Mastroeni

What Is an FHA Remodel Loan? And What's Involved if I Want to Renovate?

What Is an FHA Remodel Loan? And What’s Involved if I Want to Renovate?

By Tara Mastroeni / December 5, 2020
Posted in ,

Sometimes, the perfect home isn’t brand new — it’s a fixer-upper. If you’ve found your new home but it needs some work, look no further than the FHA 203k renovation loan. Also known as the FHA remodel loan, this mortgage…

Read More
6 Easy Ways for Homeowners to Save Money on Their Energy Bills This Winter

6 Easy Ways for Homeowners to Save Money on Their Energy Bills This Winter

By Tara Mastroeni / December 3, 2020
Posted in

Winter is right around the corner. For many homeowners, that often means enduring a season of surprisingly-high energy bills. However, there are steps that you can take to keep your energy bills as low as possible. With that in mind,…

Read More
The Ultimate Guide to Throwing a Socially-Distanced Holiday Celebration

The Ultimate Guide To Throwing a Socially-Distanced Holiday Celebration

By Tara Mastroeni / December 2, 2020
Posted in

The holidays are right around the corner, and while the global pandemic might make it more difficult to celebrate as a group, that doesn’t mean that you can’t do something festive. To that end, below is your guide to a…

Read More
5 Tips for First-Time Sellers

5 Tips for First-Time Sellers

By Tara Mastroeni / November 25, 2020
Posted in ,

There are plenty of tips to be found for first-time homebuyers, but what about for first-time sellers? In an effort to bridge the information gap, we’ve provided five tips for first-time sellers below. Read them over so that you have…

Read More
5 Ways Real Estate Agents Can Give Back to Their Community

5 Ways Real Estate Agents Can Give Back to Their Community

By Tara Mastroeni / November 17, 2020
Posted in

The season for giving is officially here. As a real estate agent, now is an excellent time to think about ways to give back to your community. Not only is giving back good for the soul, but in all honesty,…

Read More
6 Small Ways to Save Money Right Now

6 Small Ways to Save Money Right Now

By Tara Mastroeni / November 16, 2020
Posted in , ,

Things are hard financially for a lot of us right now, but learning new tricks and tips to save money can go a long way towards helping yourself stay afloat. A few ways to start saving money today Read over…

Read More
Home Lighting Trends and How to Improve the Lighting in Your House

Home Lighting Trends and How to Improve the Lighting in Your House

By Tara Mastroeni / November 13, 2020
Posted in

Often, people have a tendency to view lighting as an afterthought — something functional, rather than something that can be styled like the rest of a home’s interior. However, the truth is, that lighting is an important aspect of interior…

Read More
6 Ways to Bring More Gratitude into Your Life

6 Ways to Bring More Gratitude into Your Life

By Tara Mastroeni / November 9, 2020
Posted in

With Thanksgiving around the corner, many of us are striving to find ways to be more thankful. To that end, below are six activities that can help you renew your focus on gratitude. Read them over so that you can…

Read More
Coronavirus Renovation Diaries: We're Experiencing Pandemic-Related Delays

Coronavirus Renovation Diaries: We’re Experiencing Pandemic-Related Delays

By Tara Mastroeni / November 4, 2020
Posted in ,

Welcome back to the Coronavirus Renovation Diaries. You may have noticed that it’s been a while since my last update where I convinced my building to let me start my renovation despite the virus-related lockdown. However, it probably won’t surprise…

Read More
Sharp dressed man in a suit coat

How to Position Yourself as an Industry Expert

By Tara Mastroeni / November 3, 2020
Posted in

These days, if you really want to make a name for yourself in real estate, you need to position yourself as an industry expert. An industry expert is another term for an authority figure, someone who buyers and sellers go…

Read More