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Long Island Real Estate Blog

Looking to the Future: What the Experts Are Saying
Looking to the Future: What the Experts Are Saying
As our lives, our businesses, and the world we live in change day by day, we’re all left wondering how long this will last. How long will we feel the effects of the coronavirus? How deep will the impact go? The human toll may forever change families, but the economic...
The #1 Thing You Can Do Now to Position Yourself to Buy a Home This Year
The #1 Thing You Can Do Now to Position Yourself to Buy a Home This Year
The last few weeks and months have caused a major health crisis throughout the world, leading to a pause in the U.S. economy as businesses and consumers work to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The rapid spread of the virus has been compared to prior pandemics and outbreaks not...
Keep Your Dream of Homeownership Moving Forward [INFOGRAPHIC]
Keep Your Dream of Homeownership Moving Forward [INFOGRAPHIC]
Some Highlights: Don’t put your homeownership plans on hold just because you’re stuck inside. There are several things you can do right now to keep your home search moving forward. Connect with me and learn about resource programs for things like down payments, and get pre-approved today.
Don’t Let Frightening Headlines Scare You
Don’t Let Frightening Headlines Scare You
There’s a lot of anxiety right now regarding the coronavirus pandemic. The health situation must be addressed quickly, and many are concerned about the impact on the economy as well.  But you don't have to let frightening headlines scare you! Amidst all this anxiety, anyone with a megaphone – from...
Is Now a Good Time to Refinance My Home?
Is Now a Good Time to Refinance My Home?
With interest rates hitting all-time lows over the past few weeks, many homeowners are opting to refinance. To decide if refinancing your home is the best option for you and your family, start by asking yourself these questions: Why do you want to refinance? There are many reasons to refinance,...
Economic Slowdown: What the Experts Are Saying
Economic Slowdown: What the Experts Are Saying
More and more economists are predicting a recession is imminent as the result of the pullback in the economy caused by COVID-19. According to the National Bureau of Economic Research: “A recession is a significant decline in economic activity spread across the economy, lasting more than a few months, normally...
Three Reasons Why This Is Not a Housing Crisis
Three Reasons Why This Is Not a Housing Crisis
In times of uncertainty, one of the best things we can do to ease our fears is to educate ourselves with research, facts, and data. Digging into past experiences by reviewing historical trends and understanding the peaks and valleys of what’s come before us is one of the many ways...
5 Simple Graphs Proving This Is NOT Like the Last Time
5 Simple Graphs Proving This Is NOT Like the Last Time
With all of the volatility in the stock market and uncertainty about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), some are concerned we may be headed for another housing crash like the one we experienced from 2006-2008. The feeling is understandable. Ali Wolf, Director of Economic Research at the real estate consulting firm Meyers...
Equity Gain Growing in Nearly Every State
Equity Gain Growing in Nearly Every State
Rising home prices have been in the news a lot lately, and much of the focus is on whether they’re accelerating too quickly and how sustainable the growth in prices really is. One of the often-overlooked benefits of rising prices, however, is the impact they have on a homeowner’s equity...
How Interest Rates Can Impact Your Monthly Housing Payments
How Interest Rates Can Impact Your Monthly Housing Payments
Spring is right around the corner, so flowers are starting to bloom, and many potential homebuyers are getting ready to step into the market. If you’re thinking of buying this season, here’s how mortgage interest rates are working in your favor. Freddie Mac explains: “If you’re in the market to...
Entry-Level Homeowners Are in the Driver’s Seat
Entry-Level Homeowners Are in the Driver’s Seat
One thing helping homeowners right now is price appreciation, especially in the entry-level market. In the latest Home Price Insights report, CoreLogic reveals how home prices increased by 4% year-over-year and project prices will rise 5.2% by December 2020. Why is this good news for the homeowners? When prices appreciate,...
Opportunity in the Luxury Market This Year
Opportunity in the Luxury Market This Year
Homes priced in the top 25% of a price range for a particular area of the country are considered “premium homes.” At the start of last year, many of the more expensive homes listed for sale hadn’t seen as much interest, since much of the demand for housing over the past...
Chart of housing supply in Nassau County
Nassau County Absorption Rate
I'm sure you've heard that there is currently a scarcity of housing inventory virtually everywhere especially on Long Island in both Nassau and Suffolk Counties.  The statistic you possibly are NOT hearing about, however, is that there is a significant increase in activity, with many more homes going into contract...
Chart of Inventory Supply in Suffolk County NY
Suffolk County Absorption Rate
I'm sure you've heard that there is currently a scarcity of housing inventory virtually everywhere especially on Long Island in both Nassau and Suffolk Counties.  The statistic you possibly are NOT hearing about, however, is that there is a significant increase in activity, with many more homes going into contract...
Lindenhurst Home Sold
Lindenhurst Home Sold
4 Bedroom, 2 Bath Cape with 1 car attached garage waiting for you to move in. Newer kitchen with granite counters, SS kitchen appliances, gleaming wood floors. New Bath, Fresh carpeting in upstairs 2 bedrooms. Full Basement with Separate outside entrance and high ceiling waiting to be finished. Move-in ready....