Mike Petrillo's Real Estate Blog

The writings, opinion, and shared knowledge of Mike Petrillo

Should I Build a New Home or Buy an Existing Home?

By Mike Petrillo | Mar 4, 2019

You’re ready for a new home for any number of reasons. As a result, you’ve found yourself wondering, should I buy new construction? Or do I want to buy a resale house and avoid the ins and out of building? Here are 5 benefits to consider when choosing to buy new construction!       […]

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The VA Home Loan: What Your Veteran Needs To Know!

By Mike Petrillo | Feb 28, 2019

As both a US Army veteran and a Realtor©, I feel personally motivated to help educate fellow veterans and their friends and family about the VA home loan. Many people believe that a VA home loan is provided directly by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. This is almost never the case. In addition, many […]

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5 Tips for a Smooth Home Inspection

By Mike Petrillo | Feb 25, 2019

You’ve receive an offer on your house! Now what? The buyer will hire a professional to inspect the house for any disrepair. Here are 5 steps you can take to have a smooth home inspection!     1. Go through and make sure all utility systems and appliances are up and running. This includes the […]

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How To Prepare Your Home For Sale

By Mike Petrillo | Feb 22, 2019

Today’s market is without a doubt a sellers market. That’s the good news! However, that doesn’t mean your house will sell easily if you put it on the market as is. First impressions are lasting impressions, so it’s time to get to work! Let’s take a look at 10 steps you can take to make […]

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When is the best time of year to sell my house?

By Mike Petrillo | Feb 20, 2019

Selling your house is a major event! Typically, something has changed in your life that has prompted this decision. Maybe you need more space, or maybe your kids have moved out and it’s time to downsize. Regardless, when you feel it’s about time for a change, you have some choices to make. So the next […]

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Mike Petrillo
Broker / Realtor
Tri-Cities Richland
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