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How Can A Real Estate Agent Create A 5-Star Experience For Homebuyers?

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What Attributes In A Real Estate Agent Would Help To Make A Homebuyers Experience With The Process, 5-Star? The infographic below was created by OpenListings.com, an online service that helps buyers locate the property of their dreams. The firm analyzed more than 900 5-Star reviews submitted by buyers in California and Washington State, and provide their […]

Buying Real Estate In New York State? Does The Title Insurance Underwriter Being Used Actually Matter?

Summary: ‘In the New York State title insurance marketplace there are many underwriter options for a policy but, at the end of the day, it is the financial strength of an underwriter and the title insurance expertise of the company preparing the policy that should be the primary consideration for any consumer!’ Imagine for a second […]

How Much Do You Need To Earn To Buy A House In New York?

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Or to buy a home in some of the other metro areas around the United States? Real estate brokers will tell you that one of the reasons for the increase in the price of residential real estate is the lack of inventory available for purchase. The price run-up has also been attributed to demand based […]

It Doesn’t Take A Rocket To Get To The Top

When homebuyers are making what may be the largest financial decision of their lives, having a team of expert professionals around them during the process is critical! These include a real estate attorney, real estate agent, home inspector and of course, title insurance company to name just a few. But what about a mortgage expert […]

First-Time Homebuyer Seminar On May 21st In Rockville Centre, Long Island!

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If You’re Thinking About Buying Your First Home… Would you, or maybe someone you know, like to attend a short seminar where in one location you can meet all of the professionals who are involved in the process of buying a home, learn from them about some of the potential pitfalls along with the ways […]

12 Things That Homebuyers Need To Know!

Whether a first-time homebuyer, buyer of a second home, trading-up or downsizing these are 12 important things you need to know! From an article at Inman.com titled ‘12 things every new, retiring and second homebuyer should know‘… 1. Create a plan Take a look at your lifestyle, finances and activities. What’s most important to you? […]

Monday’s Headlines: Protecting Your Money, First-Time Homebuyers And Developing Your Management Team

For busy professionals it can sometimes be difficult to find and read all of the articles around the internet that may be of interest! We have vetted many of those articles and present to you six that we believe may be useful to you both in your business and personally. The topics of these articles include real estate […]

Millennials Are Facing A Home Ownership Conundrum!

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Home affordability helps to keep many millennials in rentals! Ah, the proverbial American Dream…A job for life with one benevolent employer, a secure retirement somewhere down the road, marriage, a home in the suburbs, two kids and two cars in the garage. And of course, let’s not forget a chicken in every pot! But for […]

Real Estate Articles Of Interest

The Race to the $1 Million Parking Spot  The Wall Street Journal | August 19, 2015 Kentucky Town Becomes First Since Detroit to Declare Bankruptcy  HousingWire | August 20, 2015 This Is How the Federal Reserve Is Preparing to Raise Interest Rates The Washington Post | August 20, 2015 U.S. Foreclosure Activity Increases 7 Percent […]

Quandary Faced By First-Time Homebuyers

Higher rents putting a crimp in savings rates coupled with higher prices for houses means first-time homebuyers have to wait that much longer! Some may have noticed that the rent vs buy comparison has been a common thread for the last few articles that have appeared here. Net Worth Comparison: Owners vs Renters! Percentage Of Income […]