If you need assistance, please call 315-391-4635

Bell Home Team | Bell Home Team Blog

Tuesday, September 27, 2022   /   by Bell Home Team

Should You Sell This Year?

There’s no denying the housing market is undergoing a shift this season as buyer demand slows and the number of homes for sale grows. But that shift actually gives you some unique benefits when you sell. Here’s a look at the key opportunities you have if you list your house this fall.
Opportunity #1: You Have More Options for Your Move
One of the biggest stories today is the growing supply of homes for sale. Housing inventory has been increasing since the start of the year, primarily because higher mortgage rates helped cool off the peak frenzy of buyer demand. But what you may not realize is, that actually could benefit you.
If you’re selling your house to make a move, it means you’ll have more options for your own home search. That gives you an even better chance to find a home that checks all of your boxes. So, if you’ve put off selling because you were worried about being able to find somewhere to go, know your options have improved.
Opportunity #2s ...

Read More

Tuesday, September 27, 2022   /   by Bell Home Team

Enjoy Fall in Central New York!

The fall season really highlights all of the beauty in Central New York! Whether you are new to the area, thinking of moving here, or a seasoned CNY native – we can all agree that there’s nothing like fall. From enjoying apple picking at one of the many apple farms in the area, to carving pumpkins and getting lost in corn mazes, there is so much to do in our area. Make the most of the season this year by checking out some of these family friendly places in CNY :
(List from VisitSyracuse.com)
Abbotts Farm Fall Fest
Happening every weekend from August 29, to November first, guests can grab their friends, kids, parents, grandparents and enjoy apple picking, visit the farm animals, check out the wagon rides, a corn maze, apple cannon, tube slides and face painting. Abbotts proudly offers over 20 different types of apples at their orchard which means you can spend the whole day there.
Take home some fresh baked goods from the bakery or grab some apple fritters to enjoy on-si. ...

Read More

Monday, September 5, 2022   /   by Bell Home Team

Your Complete Fall Cleaning Checklist

Spring cleaning gets the spotlight every year, but this autumn, make fall cleaning a priority.
With schools having recently started and holidays nearing, a good fall cleaning can make your life far easier. Seasonal cleaning can begin as soon as the first leaves fall, so when the weather turns frosty, you have a tidy home to cozy up in. Fall cleaning is the perfect way to prepare your home inside and out for you and your guests. So, instead of scrambling to fix up your home days before big family celebrations this fall, put in the work now to save yourself the anxiety. 
We’ve gathered a list of the most essential autumnal chores and handy hacks that will ensure your home is not just spick-and-span but also sparkling. 
Indoor Fall Cleaning 
Due to the cold temperatures and harsh winds that come with autumn, it’s most important that you focus your fall cleaning efforts on your home’s interior. While the thought of cleaning your entire indoor livins ...

Read More

Monday, August 1, 2022   /   by Bell Home Team

Your August Home Maintenance Checklist

The dog days of summer are barking and Labor Day is just around the bend, signaling the end of yet another epic season in the sun. But before you give your flamingo pool float one last hurrah, take a break with some home maintenance prep for the changing season ahead.
We know what you’re thinking: It’s still summer, and you’re being a buzzkill! Why worry now about what you can do next month? Well, as it turns out, some home maintenance tasks are best tackled in August, before temperatures start dipping.
Don’t worry: We’re here to make all those chores as quick and easy on you as possible. With our handy checklist of home maintenance tasks, you can knock ’em out and be back to your barbecues and beach days in no time.
Check washing machine
With the kids home from school and loads of sweaty garments to clean, your washing machine has likely taken a major beating this summer. With all that extra use, be sure to chem ...

Read More