Day: January 8, 2019

Taste Testers

Prepare your taste buds for our Taste Testers program at the Easton Public Library on Thursday, January 17th, at 4:30 p.m.  Kids in grades 4-8 can come for a blind taste test of a variety of Pringles® potato chip flavors, guess the flavor, then decide which one they like best.  This program happens every other month, so watch your calendar for more exciting taste tests! To register, please use the Library’s Online Event Calendar, or contact Elizabeth Portillo at 203-261-0134, or via email at eportillo@eastonlibrary.org.

Real Estate News from Jonathan Deak How long does it take to create a Home Listing?


There is no one-size-fits-all approach to craft an effective property listing. Instead, a seller needs to allocate the necessary time and resources to ensure a house listing hits the mark with buyers. In fact, failure to do so may make it tough for a seller to generate interest in his or her home. Perhaps even worse, an ineffective home listing may make it virtually impossible for a seller to enjoy a fast, profitable house selling experience.

Ultimately, there are many things a seller can do to create an effective home listing. These include:

1. Provide Accurate Information About Your Home

Include pertinent information about your home in your property listing – you’ll be glad you did. If you can provide lots of relevant information about your home to prospective buyers, you may increase the likelihood that buyers will set up showings to view your residence in-person.

There is no need to stretch the truth in your home listing, either. Conversely, if you strive to include accurate information in your home listing, you can help a buyer make an informed decision to determine if your home meets his or her expectations.

2. Avoid Jargon

Although you want your home listing to capture buyers’ attention, try to avoid jargon. Otherwise, a buyer may be turned off by your home listing shortly after he or she starts to read it.

When it comes to crafting an effective home listing, keeping things concise and precise is ideal. If you use your home listing to engage and inform buyers, you may be able to differentiate your listing from others.

3. Add High-Resolution Images

Including high-resolution images of your home’s interior and exterior may make a world of difference in your listing. These images allow you to highlight the size and beauty of your residence. As a result, they may lead to many property showings in the near future.

Of course, before you take pictures of your home, you may want to clean both inside and outside. Remove clutter from inside your home and ensure each room looks pristine prior to taking photographs for a property listing. Meanwhile, you should take photographs that show off your house’s dazzling front lawn, spacious driveway and other stunning exterior features too.

For those who want to craft a home listing that garners buyers’ attention, you may want to collaborate with a real estate agent as well. This housing market professional can offer tips and recommendations to help you prepare an effective property listing. Plus, he or she can help you promote your residence to dozens of prospective buyers and ensure you can streamline the property selling journey. Best of all, a real estate agent is ready to respond to your house selling concerns and questions at any time.

Ready to create an effective home listing? Use the aforementioned tips, and you can craft a house listing that will help you distinguish your residence from the competition.

Midterms Study Nights

The Easton Public Library will be open until 10:00 p.m. on Monday, January 14th, Tuesday, January 15th, Wednesday, January 16th, and Thursday, January 17th, as a resource for Joel Barlow students to prepare for their final exams. Food will also be provided.

“We’re pleased to offer expanded Library hours, food, and a comfortable place for students to study during exam week,” says Mary Beth Rassulo, Assistant Director/Head of Youth Services.

Please register for each night so we can determine how much food to order. Inclement weather may change dates. To register, please use the Library’s Online Event Calendar, or contact Elizabeth Portillo at 203-261-0134, or via email at eportillo@eastonlibrary.org