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Features of a Family Friendly Neighborhood

by Ashley Franchini Team

We are so lucky at the shore to have an abundance of family friendly activities and neighborhoods.  Trulia brings us some key items to look for when looking for your next family home.


Family Friendly Features

Create a touch of romance in your home

by Ashley Franchini Team

In honor of Valentine's Day (and every day) here are some inspiring tips for adding a touch of romance and comfort to your home.


Inspire Amore

Clutter no more!

by Ashley Franchini Team

One of the biggest things that can turn off buyers from a home is the seller's clutter.  I know as well as anyone how difficult it is to keep your counter tops and tables free of clutter - especially with kids.  This is a great article detailing how to go through each room systematically to help make it clutter free!

The Clutter Scale

Interest Rates Rising in 2017

by Ashley Franchini Team

We're sure many of you heard about the fed raising the interest rates last month.  This article from Zillow breaks down simply what that means for you - at whatever stage of home ownership you may be in.

Rising Rates in 2017

How to get your finances in order to buy a home in 2017

by Ashley Franchini Team

If buying a home is a goal for you in 2017 this article offers some great advice for saving that down payment and prepping your finances.

Prep your Bank Account

Selling your home in 2017

by Ashley Franchini Team

Hi and welcome to a brand new year!  If you are thinking of listing your home in 2017, why not start early?  The attached article comes from Trulia and while the author lives and works in the Athens, GA area - the article and advice definitely translates to the Jersey Shore.  Let me know what you are thinking and my team will help get your property on the market for those early buyers!

Cheers to a successful 2017!

Selling early in 2017

Everyone you need to notify when you move

by Ashley Franchini Team

You did it!  You found that dream home and now you are moving into it.  Don't forget to notify everyone of your new address.  Here's a helpful list to get you started.



Common Mistakes First Time Homebuyers Make

by Ashley Franchini Team

Don't fall into these common pitfalls first time home buyers often do.  Take this advice from the Zillow Porchlight blog!

Common First Time Homebuyer Mistakes



Is now a Good Time for Buying a House?

by Ashley Franchini Team

If you are thinking about buying your first house, here is some expert market advice about timing.


Good Time for Buying a House



Afford the Holidays AND Save for a House?

by Ashley Franchini Team

Today's blog comes to us from Trulia's Money Matters blog.  It's easy to get a little carried away at the holidays but when your goals are bigger than the "it" toy of the year  There are steps you can take to have a Happy Holiday and a Happy Future!


5 Money Saving Tips

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Ashley Franchini
Soleil Sotheby's International Realty
8502 Ventnor Ave
Margate NJ 08402
Cell: 609-233-6116
Fax: 609-487-8001

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