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Being a first-time home buyer is exciting! Although it can also feel overwhelming—especially when you see homes flying off the market in just two weeks! Here are a few tips that can make your first purchase a much smoother and less stressful transaction: GET PRE-APPROVED!!I can’t stress this enou...
11/16/2019
4 Reasons why the Fall is a great time to sell your home:The warm weather housing market has come to a close, but there’s still a chance to find a buyer before the end of the year. What if I were to tell you listing your house after Labor Day gives you a higher probability to find a buyer than in...
10/04/2019
How’s the market, is it a good time to buy or sell a home? This is a question that I am constantly asked when speaking to almost anyone about the current state of the real estate market, and if I am being honest – I would prefer not to give a straight answer.  The reason being is that, I can in g...
05/15/2019
Mortgage rates in the last 5-6 months have seen some turbulent changes with reactions from Federal Reserve policy.  Mortgage rates have a direct correlation to home valuations.  As interest rates go up, and the cost of borrowing money increases – asset prices go down.  The reason behind this is t...
04/12/2019
This is the great debate for sellers in today’s fast changing world.  We’re caught in this age of time where we have these extremely powerful technologically based tools, but real estate is still very much a local business.  In todays world, most sellers have the choice to hire either the broker ...
03/13/2019
Smart consumers interview potential real estate agents before they decide which agent they want to hire. Just as you're sizing up the potential for a good fit, the real estate agent will likely be interviewing you, too. Be wary of agents who don't ask you questions and probe for your motivation. ...
03/06/2019
There are only two things that are absolute and certain in life, and that’s death and taxes… Here on Long island, we residents pay way more than our fair share in property taxes as compared to the rest of the nation. Nassau County ranks #5 in the country with regards to property taxes, and Suffol...
02/28/2019
The punch bowl has been given back to the housing market in the form of low interest rates.  Mortgage rates are the lowest that they’ve been in 12 months, which is going to have a great effect on this spring selling season.  This past week, interest rates on 30-year fixed rate mortgages averaged ...
02/26/2019
Here we are in the first year of Donald Trump’s new tax plan, and Americans are starting to digest all the changes that have taken place with this new policy.  The new tax plan certainly has its benefits.  The new corporate tax rate is 21%, the revised tax brackets are all putting more money in t...
02/21/2019
Even though it’s the middle of the winter season, before you know it, spring will be here. Typically in most real estate markets, the spring is when it really begins to heat up. The spring real estate market generally yields the highest prices for those selling their home. This is only possible t...
02/21/2019
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