How Much House Can You Afford?

October 12th, 2017

It’s fun to imagine your dream home. It’s even more exciting to visit model homes and open houses. But, it’s also a good idea to be aware of what you can really afford so your visions can be based on your financial realities. This excellent article from the New York Times can help you get started Read More...

Got Questions? We Have Answers!

July 6th, 2017

Buying a home can be confusing – even a bit scary. The Sal Paone Builder team gets that. So, we do our best to make it easy, to explain everything simply, and to help guide you through the process of both buying a Paone home, and selling your existing home. First-time home buyer? We take special care of you Read More...

Why Buy a Used Home? Start Fresh!

February 2nd, 2016

Home buyers who have purchased an older home often talk about the home’s “character,” “good bones,” or “wonderful, old-world detailing.” Far too often, these descriptors are just code phrases for the reality of what lies beneath in a resale home. Costly repairs, inefficient heating and cooling systems, small rooms and closed in living spaces are just a few Read More...

3% Down-Payment Loans Help First Time Homebuyers

December 31st, 2014

Many first time home buyers can afford the monthly cost of mortgage, but come up short on the cash requirements for a down payment. That may change with the help of new government programs that will offer 3% down-payment loans to qualified borrowers. Fannie Mae’s My Community Mortgage program, open to first-time buyers with a minimum 620 credit score, has already begun Read More...

Meet Kathi Coletti of Vanguard Realty Associates

August 9th, 2013

When you buy a Sal Paone home, you have the option to work with Vanguard Realty Associates, a firm that has done an excellent job for our buyers. Vanguard is a small, boutique firm operating under the direction of Kathi Colletti, a broker with more than 25 years experience. Kathi and her staff work hard to help our buyers have an amazing and enjoyable experience as they make the biggest purchase of their lives Read More...