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Sell Your Home Fast: 21 Staging Tips

By Glen Hagen | Sep 23, 2013

If you are looking to sell your home fast and would like to generate top dollar, pay close attention to the 21 staging tips presented in this article. These tips are sometimes very difficult to bring up with prospective sellers, but time and time again I’ve seen sellers heeding this advice sell their homes quickly…

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Important STAR Tax Information for New York Residents

By Glen Hagen | Aug 24, 2013

New legislation requires all homeowners receiving Basic STAR Tax exemptions to register with the New York State Tax Department in order to receive the exemption in 2014 and subsequent years.  That’s right, just when you thought you’d done everything necessary to secure your STAR Tax savings on your primary home, New York State is requiring all…

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Bay Shore Open House

By Glen Hagen | Jul 20, 2013

Bay Shore Open House 877 Manor Lane Bay Shore, NY 11706 July 21 From 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. Hi, this is Glen Hagen of Douglas Elliman inviting you to a very special open house, this Sunday 7/21/13 from 1-3PM at 877 Manor Lane in Bay Shore. This Southwood Manor Colonial has been greatly expanded…

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John Paulson Says NOW Is A Great Time To Buy A Home

By Glen Hagen | Jul 17, 2013

A Great Time To Buy A Home John Paulson, an investor that made a lot of money shorting the market during the height of the sub-prime lending fiasco has now changed his advice. He feels that now is a good time to buy a home. This is exactly what I’ve been telling the home buyers…

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Bay Shore Open House – Southwood Estates

By Glen Hagen | Jun 28, 2013

Bay Shore Open House 877 Manor Lane, Bay Shore, NY  11706 June 30, 2013 from 1-3PM   Marketing by Glen Hagen Suffolk County Real Estate   Glen Hagen | Douglas Elliman Real Estate | (631) 581-8855 877 Manor Ln, Bay Shore, NY Majestic Southwood Colonial Backing Up To Sagtikos Manor For Extra Privacy. 4BR/3+1BA Single…

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Buyers’ Homes Accidentally Demolished

By Glen Hagen | Jan 15, 2013

January 5, 2013 at 11:45 am Demolition of dreams: 12 Detroit homes razed by mistake By Serena Maria Daniels The Detroit News From The Detroit News: http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20130105/METRO01/301050343#ixzz2I4JD3VyN Kristine Diven and Micho McAdow bought a home for $500 at a tax auction that  was accidentally demolished.  (Ricardo Thomas / The Detroit News) Detroit — Kristine Diven…

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2007 Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act Extended

By Glen Hagen | Jan 3, 2013

Well we averted a catastrophic event with Congress allowing for an extension of the 2007 Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act to January 1, 2014. Had this law NOT been extended, anyone forgiven debt from the “short sale” of their principal residence, from agreeing to a “deed in lieu of foreclosure,” or having their property foreclosed,…

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Foreclosures Up In Judicial Foreclosure States – Like New York!

By Glen Hagen | Sep 22, 2012

http://www.inman.com/news/2012/09/13/foreclosures-boil-over-in-judicial-foreclosure-states This is exactly what I was talking about back in late February, as you can see in the video I produced illustrating how foreclosures in New York would be a drag on housing prices: http://youtu.be/-3L9Rdu9Eqw  

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What’s QE3 Mean to Housing?

By Glen Hagen | Sep 18, 2012

The following link to an article posted on Steve Harney’s Blog, “Keeping Current Matters” is probably the best explanation, thus far, on what the new QE3 Stimulus will mean to Housing.  I hope you enjoy it UPDATE: Some of our readers wanted a clear definition of what QE3 actually is. The best explanation we have seen…

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