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Hidden Costs of Buying your First Home

by Ashley Franchini Team

This week's post comes to us from the Zillow Porchlight.  I've helped many first time home buyers manage these pitfalls.  Let me help you!  Call today 609-233-6116.


The Hidden Costs of Buying your First Home


by Ashley Franchini Team


Enjoy ocean views from this Leeds Builders' new construction custom-built home on great block with other new constructions! Impeccable quality throughout every detail of the interior and exterior! Every inch is richly appointed on all three levels, 5 bedrooms and 5 full bath, custom trim package, Andersen windows, low-maintenance upgraded HardiePlank siding, a large front porch, deck off the master suite, French Oak hardwood floors throughout, open layout with an amazing Chef's kitchen boasting high-end Sub-Zero and Wolf appliance package, gorgeous backsplash, custom cabinetry & accent lighting, dining area, first floor full bath and laundry room, luxurious second floor master suite and 2 guest suites each with their oen full baths on the second floor plus a third floor with two additional bedrooms and gorgeous full bath. Sought-after sensational southside location only one short block to the beach & easy walk to nearby shops & restaurants! This is a winner! Everything you could want and more!!! Ready for immediate occupancy for 2016 season! Enjoy your new Margate beach house today!

Home Buying Pitfalls

by Ashley Franchini Team

Oh so many stories!  This post comes to us from  Author Lynn Pineda explains some of the pitfalls that many buyers run into.  Having a smart realtor to help guide you through the home buying process can steer you clear of some of these hazards.  When you are ready to find your perfect shore home, give me a call.

Common Home Buying Pitfalls

Choosing the Wrong Realtor

by Ashley Franchini Team

Today's post comes to us from  The author, Lynn Pineda says perfectly what I try to convey to my clients.  Choosing your realtor is one of THE most important decisions you can make when entering the real estate market.  You want a trusted, local professional.  I was born and raised at the Jersey shore and can offer unparalleled knowledge of the area and market.  If you agree with Lynn, I look forward to your call!

5 Things to Expect when you Choose the Wrong Realtor

Surf's Up - in Margate!

by Ashley Franchini Team

I'm always excited when I find fun new things to do down the shore. This article from details a fan favorite activity - right here in our backyard.

If you simply have too much fun this summer and know you need to have a permanent shore home next year, give me a call!  It is never to early to start your search for the perfect shore house.

Surf's up!


Selling your home in Summer

by Ashley Franchini Team

I find these tips to be great any time of year but ESPECIALLY for Summer down the shore.  Bill Gassett offers some great advice for getting your home ready to sell in the summer.  Hey - you've already got number 9 handled by having me as your real estate agent!  Give me a call and I'll help you get ready. 609-233-6116


Tips for Selling your Home in Summer

Gold vs Real Estate

by Ashley Franchini Team

I'm always looking for interesting articles to share with my clients and friends.  Today I'm sharing what I found to be an interesting take on real estate as an investment as it compares to gold.  Marco Santarelli from Norada breaks it down for us!  Enjoy!


Why Investing in Real Estate is Better Than Investing in Gold

Feels Like Home - Kitchen Staging Ideas

by Ashley Franchini Team

Nothing sells your home better than..well, your home!  Properly staging to make the feature items stand out is key.  The attached article gives some great advice for how to make your kitchen pop when you are expecting buyers to walk through.

Home Staging Ideas - Kitchen




Don't be scared - it's just a home appraisal

by Ashley Franchini Team

Home appraisals can be a nail biter.  The seller is hoping their home appraises for the price they'd like to sell at and the buyer is hoping they'll qualify for the loan they need to purchase the home.  This article from Bigger Pockets breaks down how the appraisal process works and takes some of the fear out of it!

As one of the Jersey Shore's premier agents, I've been through the appraisal process thousands of times.  As your agent I'll help guide you through -- whether you are a buyer or a seller down the shore!  Give me a call 609-233-6116.


Appraisal Process

The Waves - Move in Ready!!

by Ashley Franchini Team

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Contact Information

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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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