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Thinking of Selling? Do it TODAY!!
That headline might be a little aggressive. However, as the data on the 2017 housing market begins to roll in, we can definitely say one thing: If you are considering selling, IT IS TIME TO LIST YOUR HOME! The February numbers are not in yet, but the January numbers were...
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The Connection Between Home Prices & Family Wealth
Over the next five years, home prices are expected to appreciate 3.22% per year on average and to grow by 17.3% cumulatively, according to Pulsenomics’ most recent Home Price Expectation Survey. So, what does this mean for homeowners and their equity position? As an example, let’s assume a young couple purchased and closed...
Where are people moving
Where Did Americans Move in 2016?
Some Highlights: For the 5th year in a row, the Northeast saw a concentration of “High Outbound” activity. For the first time ever, South Dakota held the top spot for “High Inbound” states. Much of America’s outbound activity can be attributed to Boomers relocating to warmer climates after retiring.
Lost Another Home
Over Half of All Buyers Are Surprised by Closing Costs
According to a recent survey conducted by ClosingCorp, over half of all homebuyers are surprised by the closing costs required to obtain their mortgage. After surveying 1,000 first-time and repeat homebuyers, the results revealed that 17% of homebuyers were surprised that closing costs were required at all, while another 35%...
inspection
What to Expect From Your Home Inspection
So you made an offer, it was accepted, and now your next task is to have the home inspected prior to closing. What should you expect from your home inspection?  More often than not, your agent may have made your offer contingent on a clean home inspection. This contingency allows...
Preapproval
Why Pre-Approval Should Be Your First Step
In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the amount of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you are serious about buying your dream home is...
Homeowner’s Net Worth Is 45x Greater Than A Renter’s
Homeowner’s Net Worth Is 45x Greater Than A Renter’s
Homeowner’s Net Worth Is 45x Greater Than A Renter’s Tuesday December 27th, 2016 Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts a Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. The latest survey, which includes data from 2010-2013, reports that a homeowner’s net worth...
Real Estate Professional
5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional When Buying & Selling!
Whether you are buying or selling a home, it can be quite an adventurous journey; you need an experienced Real Estate Professional to lead you to your ultimate goal. In this world of instant gratification and internet searches, many sellers think that they can For Sale by Owner or FSBO....
Why Waiting Until After the Holidays to Sell Isn’t a Smart Decision
Why Waiting Until After the Holidays to Sell Isn’t a Smart Decision
Every year at this time, many homeowners here on Long Island decide to wait until after the holidays to put their homes on the market for the first time, while others who already have their homes on the market decide to take them off until after the holidays. Here are...
6 Things You Must Know Before You Buy
6 Things You Must Know Before You Buy
“Subtle changes in the way you approach mortgage shopping, and even small differences in the way you structure your mortgage, can literally cost or save you thousands of dollars and years of expense.” Consider These 6 Things Before You Purchase a Home “How you shop for a new house, even...
National Foreclosure Inventory [Infographic]
National Foreclosure Inventory [Infographic]
National Foreclosure Inventory Do you live in a "Red State"? August 22 2014
What Is Holding Back The Real Estate Market?
What Is Holding Back The Real Estate Market?
Though the housing market is recovering nicely, it is not doing quite as well as some analysts had predicted. There has been no shortage of excuses offered as to why this is: the rise in interest rates, more stringent lending standards, the weather. However, we feel that there is one...
Selling Your House? 5 Reasons To Sell Your House Now
Selling Your House? 5 Reasons To Sell Your House Now
Selling Your House? 5 Reasons Sell Your House Now! July 21 2014 Many sellers are still hesitant about putting their house up for sale. Where are prices headed? Where are interest rates headed? Can buyers qualify for a mortgage?  These are all valid questions. However, there are several reasons to...
New Listing 1 Keswick Drive, East Islip, NY
New Listing 1 Keswick Drive, East Islip, NY
New listing located at 1 Keswick Drive, East Islip, NY 11730 This home is located in the heart of Country Village in East Islip. It is a gorgeous 7 Room, 3 Bedroom, 1.5 Bath home with Central Air Conditioning and an in-ground sprinkler system for the landscape. The home features...
New Listing 235 Calebs Path, Central Islip, NY
New Listing 235 Calebs Path, Central Islip, NY
Make This New Listing at 235 Calebs Path, Central Islip, NY YOUR next home! If you are looking for a home in Central Islip, you've come to the right place! This new listing located at 235 Calebs Path is a stylish 3 bedroom 1 bathroom ranch style home with a...