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7 Rooms & Features You Need to Consider When Building a New Home

When you want a home tailored to your lifestyle, you have to go custom. From the plot of land and the building materials to the floor plan and room sizes, you get to select every feature of the house based on your preferences.

Maleno, a custom building, real estate, and property management company in Erie, Pennsylvania, has seven rooms and features that you should consider when building.

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What is a Custom Home

If you’re house hunting and nothing has piqued your interest, you may be curious about custom homes. What exactly are they? How much do they cost to build? Who builds them?

We have the answers for you!

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Where is Erie, PA's Real Estate Market Heading in 2023

The experts have many predictions for where the National Real Estate market is heading in 2023. While those are informative, Erie, PA has always been a unique market when it comes to real estate. 

If you’re curious about the year ahead, this piece is for you. Maleno, a full-service real estate, building and remodeling, and property management company, discusses three predictions for Erie, Pennsylvania’s 2023 real estate market.

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6 Upgrades To Make Your Home More Energy-Efficient

There are a variety of changes you can make that help save money and the environment. From swapping out your power strips and fixing leaky faucets to replacing your windows and buying smart appliances, there are plenty of ways to reduce your carbon footprint and increase the cash in your wallet.

To help you start saving on energy bills and saving the planet, we're here to help with six upgrades you can make to your home to make it more energy efficient.

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4 Essential Questions First-Time Homebuyers Need to Ask Themselves

Buying your first home is a momentous milestone in your life. It’s up there with starting a new job, getting married, and having a child. However, like many of life’s milestones, buying a home comes with some serious considerations.

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Determine Your Needs – 4 Considerations Before You Remodel Your Home

No matter how much you love your home, there are probably a few areas you’d like to improve.

Before you begin, it’s essential to consider your specific needs, budget, and goals. Today, we explore four important items to consider before remodeling your home. Reading these is a must for success!

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How Do I Know What My Home is Worth?

You might just be surprised!  

If you’re wondering what you could get for your home, this post will help. Maleno, a family-owned, full-service real estate agency in Erie, Pennsylvania, surveys the current real estate landscape and highlights four tools for helping determine your home’s value.

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5 Challenging Items to Store and What to Do With Them

From hobby collections and antique dinnerware to your summer convertible and family photo albums, there’s likely a stockpile of belongings hanging around your home that you need to store. What’s more, particularly old, valuable, or rare items probably need more special consideration than the odd junk drawer or empty closet shelf.

Maleno has practical and knowledgeable suggestions to help you.

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12 Unique Spaces That Can Be Built On to Your Home

Unless you’ve purchased a custom home, the likelihood of finding an existing home that meets every one of your wants, needs, and aesthetic preferences is pretty slim. However, like buying a suit or dress off the rack and having it tailored to your exact measurements, you can build on to an existing house to make it fit you.

Read our latest blog and to learn your home's possibilities and turn your dreams into reality.

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Tips and Tricks for Considering Your Closet and Pantry Makeover

We get it: keeping life organized is hard. Be it the closet or the pantry, it’s all too easy for these spaces to fill up with clutter, lose their semblance of order, and ultimately become a source of daily stress. But this kind of disorganization doesn’t have to be your reality. Read on to learn the tips and tricks from a remodeler's perspective.

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