Author Archives: JT Takacs

How to Calculate Your True Cost of Living and Determine How Much Mortgage You Can Afford If You’re BUying a Home in Delaware

A monthly mortgage can seem like enough of a financial responsibility on its own, but there are many factors involved in home ownership that effect its fiscal feasibility. If you’re on the market for a house and are wondering how … Continue reading

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Getting Approved for a Mortgage Quickly in Central Delaware If you’re ready to buy a home, getting approved for a mortgage in Delaware is a critical step that you can’t skip or rush. And although … Continue reading

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3 Reasons You Might Decide to Retire to a Small Home in Delaware- and Why You’ll Love It

Many people romanticize the idea of paying off their home mortgage early so they can enjoy their home in retirement, but when it comes to the later years of life, a big house can actually be too much to handle. … Continue reading

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How Do You Work in A Cloud??

Working with an agent who is in a “cloud brokerage” has a few advantages for consumers. Whether you’re in Dover, Delaware or elsewhere. If it didn’t… I wouldn’t be here. So, what da heck IS a cloud brokerage?? First off, … Continue reading

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Staging a Home is More Than Moving a Couch.

Here’s a home staging tip for you based on actual experience. I was showing a home-buying couple a few houses here in the Dover, Delaware area. Our third home was a newer home, just a few years old, and it … Continue reading

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Be Amazing and Think “Prom Time” to Prep your Delaware House for Sale

Spring time is the time for proms… cotillion balls.. weddings. It”s a time when we often get dressed up and wanting to look sharp for that special event. If you”re getting ready to sell your house, start thinking that it”s … Continue reading

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AH-HA Moments of Rose Gardening in Dover, Delaware

My mom had a green thumb. I mean, a really green thumb. She was one of those people who always had something interesting or out of the ordinary growing either outside or inside the house. You know the type… friends … Continue reading

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A Funny Kodak Moment Showing New Homes in Dover, DE

Ah, the joys of showing new homes here in Dover, Delaware.  Let”s face it, being a real estate agent can be a lot of fun at times. The other day I was both charmed AND had to turn away to … Continue reading

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Good to See These Folks in Central Delaware

Home Buyers in Dover Delaware are exploring.      Along with working with buyers and sellers, one of my specialties is handling new home communities for builders.  And quite regularly, I’ll host a model home.  My time in models allows me to be on … Continue reading

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Down The Shore

I go to the beach nowadays. Happily living in Delaware, that’s what Delawareans do, they go to the beach. That’s the regional colloquialism here and I love that, and use that phrase exclusively. But, being born and raised in New … Continue reading

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