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Move? No Thanks, Homeowners Say

Are you happy in your home, or are you looking to move? If your answer to the first question is yes, you’re in the company of 83 percent of homeowners, according to Zillow’s annual report on Consumer Housing Trends. In fact, 63 percent have no intention of moving, either because they’re content with their current […]

Buying in the Future? Start Saving Today

This Could Take a While With inventory low and prices rebounding, affordability has become one of the foremost housing issues—both for buyers entering the market, and homeowners looking for a new, but practically priced property after selling. According to new research, accumulating enough for a down payment can take over seven years—and even longer in […]

5 Ways to Expand Your Skills in 2019

It’s a new year, and now is an ideal time to invest in yourself. Take time to explore educational opportunities and expand your existing knowledge in a specialized area of real estate. The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) and its affiliated organizations offer numerous programs and courses to gain skills to help yourself and your […]

Conditions for Homebuyers Are Improving—Right?

With inventory loosening and prices slowing, buyers’ chances look promising—but as mortgage rates rise, how great are their odds, really? According to recently released research by Zillow, home-buying power is shrinking. In the average scenario, where a buyer earns the median national pay, a buyer could have bought a $393,700 home in January of last […]

Study Up on Proper Winter Home Staging This Weekend

Although this may not be the most popular time of year to sell, there’s likely a greater percentage of serious homebuyers looking in your area than during the spring and summer months. Add to that the fact that many areas of the country will experience some snowfall this month, and now is the perfect time […]

Long Island economy uncertainty in 2019. #fakenews?

Ok, so another year has started and news companies are at it again with their 2019 articles. In today’s readings I noticed Newsday has posted an economy “uncertainty” article which might be backed by some facts. I simply see this as “big media” driving people to think a certain way. The uncertainty in worldwide economies […]

Leaking rain gutters damage home’s foundation.

Rain gutter cleaning is very important for a home’s foundation. Heavy rains and snowstorms occur all around the world. Predictions by local weather sources can be inaccurate at times. Despite the level and type of precipitation in your area gutters attached to your home should flow the water without leaking and overflowing. Therefore, it is […]

Which home type should I choose?

When purchasing a new property it is very important that a buyer understands the costs related to maintaining the house. Some structural layouts are cost-effective while others may feel like a hole in your pocket. Personally, I prefer colonial and ranch homes over anything else that’s available in metro New York area. These two styles […]

Great parks in Nassau county

A lot of people especially new buyers ask the question about why move to Long Island, NY specifically, Nassau County? I simply tell them to get a pen and paper so they can write down a long list of reasons which I can provide & then scratch out anything which they would not want. Number one reason is that […]