Maleno Blog


Why Buying a Home in Erie is a Smart Investment

Whether you’re considering moving to Erie, PA, or you’re looking for a reason to stay (beyond the breathtaking sunsets, miles of lakeshore beaches, and deep-rooted history), substantial evidence supports the case for why buying a home here could be an excellent financial move. However, what makes it an even smarter investment—especially when Erie, admittedly, has been the source of recent criticism—is the affordability of real estate in the Gem City, the benefits of equity, and a surprisingly healthy market.

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INFOGRAPHIC: How to Hire a Remodeler

If you're thinking of hiring a remodeler to help make your existing home just right for you, read our infographic with tips to help you avoid a costly mistake.


 

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INFOGRAPHIC: Why Use A Realtor

Perhaps you think you'll get a better deal by going the For Sale by Owner (FSBO) route?  Think again! Buying or selling a home without a realtor could cost you more in the long run. Read our infographic to find out why.

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24 Best Blogs in Erie PA

We've compiled the best blogs written from Erie, Pennsylvania!  Whether you're interested in real estate, home building & remodeling, food, kids, fitness, economic development, or so much more, this is a MUST READ!

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INFOGRAPHIC: Basic Steps to Buying a Home

Are you a first-time home buyer and not sure how to get started?  Our "Basic Steps to Buying a Home" infographic will walk you through the process.  When you're ready to begin, contact a realtor you can trust.  Maleno Real Estate has been in business over 40 years and we know homes!  If you're thinking of trying to work without one, read our infographic which tells you why you really do need a realtor.

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Should I Buy A House That's Part of a Homeowners Association (HOA)?

Among the list of properties you're considering, you may find one key difference that comes in the form of three letters: HOA. If you have never been a part of a neighborhood organization before, you may have questions about the benefits and...

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The Custom Home Building Process That Promises to Reduce Stress

It’s challenging to find the perfect home—one that’s in a good neighborhood, offers enough space, and has the right design. According to FiveThirtyEight, a subsidiary of ABC News, the average American moves 11.4 times in their lives. So, why add...

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Ironically, The Key to Higher Home Resale Value Is The Door

Whether you’re in the market for a new home or your next investment property, it’s important to consider which upgrades you’re going to invest in. This is because not all “improvements” actually increase the value of the house.

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Creating the Perfect Patio for Your Home

A patio can be the perfect extension for your home. It can be the ideal place to relax after a long day or host a party outside.

A well-made patio may even drive appeal to your home if you decided to sell. 

Before you decide to put in a patio,...

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Things to do around Erie

Erie, Pennsylvania located in North East, Pennsylvania is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. For both those visiting and locals, there is never a dull moment, with a new adventure waiting around every corner.  Erie has a little bit of...

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