Ocean City Real Estate Information

17 Home Renovations to Spark Some Project Ideas in 2020

As we get into the heart of summer, you may be looking for home renovation ideas for your Ocean City home or condo. If you know you want to do something to change up the look of your home, but are looking for some ideas on where to start, here’s a look at 17 ideas to inspire you as you give your home a new, fresh look.

1. Two Tone Is Out - Three Tone Is In

It’s long been said that the kitchen is the heart of the home, and there’s been a recent trend of using 3 different colors to provide an added layer of depth to the kitchen. Consider having different sections of cabinets be two different colors with a third color on the walls.

2. Wood Cabinets

If you don’t want to take the leap into a tri-tone kitchen, there has also been a resurgence of wood cabinets that provide a simplistic look.

3. Soft Kitchens

2019 saw the trend of “soft” colors become very popular in kitchens, and it’s widely expected that it’s a trend that will continue. Marble backsplashes with soft gray and white cabinets provide a clean, elegant look.

4. Butcher Block Counter Tops

Especially popular on island countertops, a butcher block countertop made of wood breaks up the solid colors of perimeter counters and cabinets.

5. Decorative Sink Panels

Some major companies, such as Kohler, are introducing customizable farmhouse sinks. These allow homeowners to choose a pattern that will be embossed across the front of their sink, allowing you to be as bold or as modest as you want.

6. Thin Materials

Inspired by home renovation trends in Europe, some companies are introducing ultra-thin countertops which give a sleek, modern look to your kitchen. Instead of large, blocky countertops that show 2-inch...

Seven Step System for Buyers

Purchasing a home for sale in Ocean City or the surrounding areas is a large financial transaction that involves a lot of time, people and information to manage.  When improperly managed the process can be overwhelming and often results in undesirable outcomes.  You deserve to have an experienced, knowledgable advisor by your side to assist you in navigating through the home buying process.  Below you will find an overview of the Seven Step System I have in place to ensure my clients have seamless real estate transactions from start to finish.  

STEP 1 - Initial Consultation

The first step is to set-up a time to discuss what you are looking for in your new home. Things to consider during this process are:

  • Location
  • Property Size
  • Views
  • Property Type
  • Price Range
  • Features
  • Amenities
  • Intended Use

As you work through this list and other considerations you will identify the ideal home for your wants and needs. This process will help focus your search and enable us to create a plan to move forward with.

step 2 - New Listing Alerts

Once you determine the type of property you are looking for I will set-up your Listing Manager Account. I will email you new listings and price adjustments for Ocean City area properties that match your specifications as soon as they hit the market. This service will save you a lot of time and effort, while also ensuring you do not miss out on a good opportunity.

step 3 - Mortgage Pre-Qualification

If you are going to be financing your upcoming purchase I will get you in touch with my mortgage partners, whom can assist you in securing mortgage pre-approval. Getting pre-approved for the mortgage ahead of time provides several benefits: