Alexa Fritz's Blog

Posted on 01/22/2021
Another Property Sold - 1149 Willow Pond Lane, Leland, NC 28451
Presented is a rare opportunity to own a custom home, minutes to downtown Wilmington, in the award winning golf community of Magnolia Greens!! Conveniently located near the back entrance, this home features new flooring throughout most of the house. Formal dining and huge great room with fireplace and built-ins. Chef's kitchen with solid surface counters, dual pantry, custom backsplash, and breakfast area. The large 1st level master suite features walk-in closet and dual vanity master bath with corner whirlpool tub. Two other large bedrooms, one with vaulted ceilings, and another full bath complete the first level. Upstairs features a great...
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Posted on 01/17/2021
How Much Should You Pay for a Smart Home Device?
There is no set amount that a homeowner should spend on a smart house device. In fact, depending on the smart gadgets you purchase, you may wind up spending only a few dollars, or hundreds, on these devices. But if you understand how to shop for smart home gadgets, you may be better equipped than other property owners to...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
Outdoor Get Away Place in Your Own Backyard
Photo by Tod Franklin via Pixabay What makes you happy? Do you love to sit and read? Or are you more of a hang-out-with-friends kind of homeowner? Regardless of what moves you, there's a way to create space for it in your own backyard. Even better -- you can increase your home's resale value in the process. Use...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
Home Inspections: Here's What Sellers Need to Know
After you accept an offer to purchase your house, a buyer and his or her real estate agent likely will want to conduct a property inspection. Although the mere thought of a home inspection may cause a property seller to stress, it is important to understand the importance of an inspection for both sellers and buyers. Now, let's take...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
Buying a Home without Representation Can Be Risky
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay It may be tempting to purchase your first home without the help of a real estate agent. If you want to risk not having professional help to buy your first house, you can, but you’ll be leaving a lot of benefits on the table and assuming all the risks. The Benefits of...
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Posted on 12/20/2020
Refresh Your Pedestal Sink With a Colorful Skirt
Photo by Hédi Benyounes on Unsplash Dressing up your bathroom can not only make your house have more sales appeal but also can make your morning routine a little more cheerful. One way to dress up a pedestal sink and even add a pop of color to your bathroom pallet is by adding a colorful skirt. 1. Take...
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Posted on 12/13/2020
How to Rise Above the Home Selling Competition
The home selling market can be fierce, regardless of where you live. However, there are lots of things you can do to rise above the house selling competition, and these include: 1. Learn About the Local Housing Market Take a look at some of the available houses in your city or town – you will be glad you did....
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Posted on 12/12/2020
Another Property Sold - 2002 Ashbrook Court, Leland, NC 28451
Beautiful, move-in ready, all brick home located in highly sought-after Waterford of the Carolinas! Gorgeous setting on an eyebrow street has views of the park out in front. Expansive, covered front porch leads through foyer of this open concept floor plan. Spacious living room features a gas fireplace with custom shelving on both sides and flows seamlessly into the light-filled sunroom. Well-designed kitchen has an abundance of counter space including a center island plus a raised bar, pantry and an adjacent dining room. Master suite has direct access to the sunroom, a large walk-in closet and private bath with a walk-in shower & garden...
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Posted on 12/06/2020
Open Shelving Complements the Minimalist Look
Photo by ginsburgconstruction via Pixabay Nothing completes an open floor plan better than open shelving. Open shelves present everything for the world to see. They transform what may be a cluttered, dark, hidden space into one that becomes a place of not only function but of style. Open shelving complements the Minimalist, Industrial or Scandinavian Modern styles. But...
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Posted on 11/29/2020
How to Negotiate a Land Contract Vs. a Mortgage
Image by Shutterbug75 from Pixabay With a mortgage, a buyer is applying for financing to purchase the property in its entirety. They're relying on their credit and assets for approval before assuming responsibility of the full property. In a land contract, you're cutting out the need for a formal lender and relying on the seller to approve or...
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Posted on 11/22/2020
Staging Your Home During the Holidays
Photo by Stock Snap via Pixabay As the wonderful holiday season fast approaches it is the time to consider how you are going to deal with staging. It’s magical to see sparkling light shows, but not so much when you are trying to buy a home for your family. Ultimately, your goal with staging for any time of...
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Posted on 11/15/2020
Protect Your Windows During a Hurricane
Photo by Jametlene Reskp on Unsplash While the hurricane season may still be a couple of seasons away, now is a great time to start thinking about how best to protect your home in the event of a hurricane, tornado, or similar high wind storm situation. During high wind situations, windows can easily become broken as a result...
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