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By Bill Primavera
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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Never one who was big on remembering or quoting verse from the Bible, I do sometimes think of Ecclesiastes, Chapter 3, Verses 1-4. You know, the passage about the appropriate times to do this or that, when to mourn or rejoice, and all that? It’s gotten me through the low spots when I’ve thought, ...

By Thomas Santore Lic Associate Real Estate Broker, Realtor®-ABR-Land, Residential & Commercial Sa
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage/Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT)
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This is Why Should You Hire a Professional Real Estate Agent? A well qualified, competent real estate agent will help you navigate the countless number of decisions that arise when buying and selling a home. An agent provides value to the homeowner in many ways: They pay for all the marketing and...

By Thomas Santore Lic Associate Real Estate Broker, Realtor®-ABR-Land, Residential & Commercial Sa
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage/Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT)
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Want to sell your HOME? Well, you better have it on the market. And I don't mean for sale by owner. Real buyers are out there with their agent looking for homes, not driving around looking for FSBO signs. Those buyers that do look for FSBO's are the ones looking for a bargain. They know that most...

By Thomas Santore Lic Associate Real Estate Broker, Realtor®-ABR-Land, Residential & Commercial Sa
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage/Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT)
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Land Listings Wanted!!! Westchester and Putnam County Residential Vacant Land Are you considering selling your Land? Or even better yet, do you need cash and have land to sell if so, I can help! I am experienced in: Evaluating Vacant Land. I have a vast Knowledge ofCounty and Town Zoning Codes & ...

By Thomas Santore Lic Associate Real Estate Broker, Realtor®-ABR-Land, Residential & Commercial Sa
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage/Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT)
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In history civilizations varied when the year started & ended. Going back, far back in history, a way of marking time varied from area to area. Even when the year began was different. some civilizations celebrated the New Year just before new crops were planted, usually what we call March today. ...

By Bill Primavera
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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In the real estate world, 2013 was quite a year to observe and ponder, wasn’t it? Quite unlike any other in recent history. Considering that it was clawing its way back from the doldrums of the worst economic recession since the Great Depression, it had a lot of catch-up to do and, while uneven, ...

By Thomas Santore Lic Associate Real Estate Broker, Realtor®-ABR-Land, Residential & Commercial Sa
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage/Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT)
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Will this really be a New Year? Will you change the way you go about your business? Or will you continue to do business the same way you have in the past. The market has changed and if you do not change with it you will be left behind. If you are changing than work with those changes to bring you...

By Bill Primavera
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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You’d never know it to meet me today but I was born with some kind of neurological condition that resulted in my reaching the age of five without speaking a word. That was in the days before autism spectrum disorder had been diagnosed and certainly there was no treatment available for kids like m...

By Thomas Santore Lic Associate Real Estate Broker, Realtor®-ABR-Land, Residential & Commercial Sa
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage/Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT)
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We thought that the 203,000 jobs added in the U.S. in November, But! We thought that the 203,000 jobs added to the U.S. economy in November was a good thing, But it will most likly push interest rates higher on residential mortgage. new higher rates with tighter underwriting and lack of inventory...

By Thomas Santore Lic Associate Real Estate Broker, Realtor®-ABR-Land, Residential & Commercial Sa
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage/Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT)
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Clients tell you we want to take ourhome of market for the holidays! The holidays are here. Your clients are asking if this is a good time to sell their house. Should I take my home off the market until the spring? Even though showing become fewer, the ones you do get are more serious buyers. Wel...

By Bill Primavera
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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It had been a long time between visits with blacksmith Bill Fitzgerald. The last time was almost 30 years ago when I asked him to assemble on my property a number of wrought iron elements -- fencing and columns -- that I had collected from various salvage companies and antiques shops. Expertly, h...

By Thomas Santore Lic Associate Real Estate Broker, Realtor®-ABR-Land, Residential & Commercial Sa
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage/Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT)
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Short Sale buyers don't understand "AS IS"!! Don't forget to explain the term "AS IS" to your Short Sale buyers. They need to understand just becausethe seller still lives in the home,they still will not do any repairs. I have seen buyers try to walk away because there are a few cosmetic things w...

By Thomas Santore Lic Associate Real Estate Broker, Realtor®-ABR-Land, Residential & Commercial Sa
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage/Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT)
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Is Thanksgiving Day to close to Christmas this year? In an article on AOL today they btought to light something that most of us today don't know about. 74 years ago FDR decided to move Thanksgiving to a week earlier. "Political ideology was a determining factor, with 52 percent of Democrats appro...

By Thomas Santore Lic Associate Real Estate Broker, Realtor®-ABR-Land, Residential & Commercial Sa
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage/Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT)
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You need to stand out from the crowd!!!! You can not please everybody, but you need to be relevant in your marketing to the clients you want to attract. Your brand is your promise. A successful brand is a promise delivered. You better make sure you can deliver on your promise. Always surround you...

By Thomas Santore Lic Associate Real Estate Broker, Realtor®-ABR-Land, Residential & Commercial Sa
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage/Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT)
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Got approval on a short sale, and an accepted offer on a foreclosure!! This year this type of business has been 40% of my business. In past years I have done some, but not as big of a chunk of the overall year. Our area is not none for a lot of this product, but it seems like the market here is c...

By Thomas Santore Lic Associate Real Estate Broker, Realtor®-ABR-Land, Residential & Commercial Sa
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage/Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT)
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More Tips for Westchester County Real EstateWhat it takes! My tips are as basic as you can get. This is part of what makes them very doable for everyone!!! One of the easiest ways to get a home sold is to send copies of new listings to the top agents in your area. Sell them on the price and they ...

By Thomas Santore Lic Associate Real Estate Broker, Realtor®-ABR-Land, Residential & Commercial Sa
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage/Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT)
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If you are selling your Vacant LandBEWARE OF END USERS (people who think they can build their own home with no experience) that make offers on your property but have no idea what they are getting into. They tend to make offers more than it is worth, then you think that is the value, then someone ...

By Thomas Santore Lic Associate Real Estate Broker, Realtor®-ABR-Land, Residential & Commercial Sa
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage/Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT)
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Westchester County Real Estate--Last 6 months in Yorktown Heights, 10598 As a follow up to Westchester County Real Estate--The homes that are priced well are still SELLING!!!! In the last 6 months in Yorktown Heights there were 177 Single Family Homes sold. As of today we have 36 in Conditional C...

By Thomas Santore Lic Associate Real Estate Broker, Realtor®-ABR-Land, Residential & Commercial Sa
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage/Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT)
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Selling your VACANT LAND?Does your land have approvals? Trying to sell land with no approvals can be a real crap shoot. Buyers will sometimes make a deal and when their attorney finds out he says's no deal. If you want to get the best price for your land you need to have some sort of official app...

By Bill Primavera
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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Many years ago when my wife and I discovered our dream home in the country, we were delighted that we could figure out a way to turn a one-and one half story saltbox wing with all original 18th century details into a separate apartment. It was and still is the most charming rental unit, we’re con...

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