Barbara Bellesi Zito's Recent Articles
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The 5-Minute Trick to Making a Bedroom Look Cleaner
According to home stagers and designers.
Feb 13, 2023
Moving Container vs. Rental Truck: What's Better for Moving?
There are pros and cons to both options.
Feb 11, 2023
One Spot You're Forgetting to Clean in the Kitchen
According to a cleaning pro.
Feb 4, 2023
You Can Rent Your Home as a Filming Location for Extra Cash
But here's what you should know.
Jan 25, 2023
What Exactly Is a Clerestory Window?
Here's how you define them.
Jan 13, 2023
The Oft-Forgotten Chore a Real Estate Agent Says You Need to Prioritize
It's extremely important.
Jan 4, 2023
These Little Tips Can Save You Money on Your Heating Bill
According to real estate agents.
Jan 4, 2023
9 Books to Look Forward to in 2023
Whether you’re looking to discover new authors or eagerly awaiting the latest novels from your favorites, 2023 is shaping up to be quite the year for literature.
Dec 30, 2022
I Asked an HGTV Host for Her Best Real Estate Advice — Here’s What She Said
Egypt Sherrod has a nugget of wisdom for all of us.
Dec 12, 2022
The 9 Mistakes Winter Home Sellers Make in Their Yards
Even if Mother Nature boosts your curb appeal with freshly fallen snow, you’ll need to step it up.
Dec 5, 2022
5 Things Homeowners Should Know Before They Raise Their Roofs
Not in the party sense, but the literal sense.
Nov 21, 2022
These Are the Unexpected Benefits of Living in a 5th-Floor Walkup
Four things make it worth it for one couple.
Nov 15, 2022
The Best Way to Clean Cashmere Sweaters at Home
According to laundry experts.
Nov 14, 2022
3 Things to Do If You Get Off on the Wrong Foot with Your New Neighbors
In a perfect world, we’d all be besties with our next-door neighbors.
Nov 13, 2022
9 Things in Your Yard to Hide Before an Open House
According to real estate agents.
Nov 9, 2022
What You Can Do (And What You Can’t) If Your Neighbor's Yard Is an Eyesore
Other than heavy window treatments, of course.
Nov 8, 2022
The Best Types of House Numbers for Curb Appeal
How to address your home, according to real estate agents.
Nov 8, 2022
Are Flushable Wipes Really Flushable?
Here's what plumbers had to say.
Nov 6, 2022
Yes, You Can Buy a Home for Less Than Listing Price — Here's How
You’ve probably heard that the market is cooling off a bit.
Nov 4, 2022
7 Types of Windows That Make Real Estate Agents Cringe
Real Estate
These might make your home harder to sell.
Oct 16, 2022
This Renter Got Her Security Deposit Back After Painting Her Entire Place
Yes, she got back every dime.
Oct 12, 2022
The 6 Questions Real Estate Agents Get Asked the Most
Clients come back to them with the same concerns.
Oct 9, 2022
What a Real Estate Agent *Really* Thinks About Your Solar Panels
Here's what you should consider before making the switch.
Oct 3, 2022
4 Front Entryway Mistakes Real Estate Agents Wish You Wouldn’t Make
They're easy to sidestep, if you will.
Oct 2, 2022
The Unexpected Benefits of Living on a Lower Level, According to Experts
Real Estate
You could snag a lower price, for one.
Sep 26, 2022
Homebuying Takes a Larger Toll on Your Mental Health Than You Think
Real Estate
A study says it's more stressful than surgery or a divorce.
Sep 26, 2022
What Is a Spec House, Anyway?
If you've never heard of one, here's what to know.
Sep 17, 2022
Why I Love Living in a Cape Cod-Style House — And a Few Reasons I Don't
Allow me to share with you a few reasons I’m crazy about it.
Sep 15, 2022
I Bought a House with a “Neighbor Gate” — Here’s What That Means
Not everybody's a fan of them.
Sep 7, 2022
Can You Stack Your Own Washer and Dryer?
Here's what an appliance pro has to say.
Aug 13, 2022
5 Tried and True Habits a Real Estate Agent Has for Keeping Financial Documents
Real Estate
I checked in with a few real estate professionals to get their best tips and tricks for making a real estate transaction as pleasant an experience as possible for everyone involved.
Aug 10, 2022
3 Things People Forget to Do While Downsizing
According to experts.
Aug 7, 2022
There's a Better Way to Order Real Estate Listing Photos
According to a new study.
Aug 3, 2022
Yes, Audiobooks Count as Reading — And You Should Add Some to Your Reading List
Pro tip: Nothing beats listening to a memoir in the author's own voice.
Jul 11, 2022
This Is the Bold Color That Makes Real Estate Agents Cringe
If you want to sell your home to as many buyers as possible, real estate agents know which colors to avoid.
Jul 11, 2022
6 Things Real Estate Experts Want Buyers to Know About Floor-to-Ceiling Windows
You mat see them in a different light.
Jul 7, 2022
The Wall Colors Homebuyers Are Loving Right Now
According to real estate agents.
Jul 3, 2022
3 Things Investing Newbies Should Know About REITs
Also known as real estate investment trusts.
Jun 22, 2022
Why Ditching My Yearly Reading Challenge Helped Me Read More Than Ever
"How did I manage to turn a beloved pastime into something that made me feel bad about myself?"
Jun 11, 2022
It's Time to Stop Karate Chopping Your Throw Pillows, Says One Home Stager
She says the trend is over.
Jun 9, 2022
The Type of Fence Real Estate Experts Wish You Wouldn’t Install
It's not very aesthetically pleasing.
Jun 7, 2022
The Types of Flooring Real Estate Agents Love to See in Listings
They have some things to say about carpets.
Jun 6, 2022
What Real Estate Experts Really Think About Grass-Free Front Yards
Abolishing lawns? It’s not as far-fetched as you think.
May 16, 2022
3 Things Real Estate Agents Want You to Know About Installing Fences
No fence could mean no deal.
May 12, 2022
10 Surefire Ways to Boost Curb Appeal
According to real estate photographers.
May 3, 2022
Here’s How a Real Estate Investor Says You Can Compete with All-Cash Offers
Here are a few tricks to put up your sleeve.
Apr 17, 2022
3 Ways to Invest in Real Estate Without Being a Landlord
A mortgage nor property maintenance is required.
Apr 13, 2022