Wasps: A Late Summer Visitor

By Donofrio & Associates, LLC. | August 30, 2017

Nothing can spoil your time outside quicker than seeing a wasp. These unwelcome guests are attracted to sugary foods, which give them a quick boost of energy. To make matters worse, wasp activity hits its peak in late summer. Although most wasp stings cause only mild discomfort, they sometimes result in severe allergic reactions that […]

It takes a village: The experts you’ll need when purchasing an older home

By Donofrio & Associates, LLC. | August 23, 2017

Some people dream of owning an older or historic home. The lure of mature landscaping, stained glass windows, or detailed woodwork draw in many prospective homeowners. But before signing on the dotted line, you’ll need to line up some experts―starting with an experienced home inspection company. Look for a company that employs highly trained and […]

Pets: Can they hurt the sale of your home?

By Donofrio & Associates, LLC. | August 16, 2017

Dogs, cats, lizards, hamsters, guinea pigs, or even rats may be the love of your life, but buyers may view your pets differently. Smelly carpets, stained rugs, or scratched-up flooring can make buyers hightail it out of your home. What can you do? Before putting your house on the market, tackle these areas: Hire professionals […]