Expanded cape in a great location on a great block. Needs a bit of fixin’…could be great for an investor or for someone to call it home-sweet-home! Home features 3/4 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, large unfinished basement. 200 amp electrical service, one car garage, patio with an overhang, and a nice yard. Some rooms have hardwood […]
Why Buying a Home May Make More Sense Than Renting [INFOGRAPHIC]
Some Highlights If you’re trying to decide whether to rent or buy a home, consider the advantages homeownership offers. Buying a home can help you escape the cycle of rising rents, it’s a powerful wealth-building tool, and it’s typically considered a good hedge against inflation. If you’re ready to take advantage of the benefits of homeownership, let’s connect to explore your […]
Why You Should Consider Long Island Condos as Part of Your Home Search
The historically low inventory over the past few years led to challenges for many buyers trying to find a home that met their needs and their budget. If you’re in the same boat, you should know the recent shift in the housing market may have opened up doors for you to restart your search. The […]
Open House in Valley Stream, NY!!! Happens on October 1st, 12:00PM to 1:00PM EST.
Beautiful 1st Floor one bedroom unit in Beautiful Valley Park Estates that is centrally located to all shopping and transportation. Unit features a washing machine and dryer. New flooring. Updated bathroom and kitchen featuring butcher block counters. One cat or dog under 35lbs permitted. Financing requirements = 20% Down payment. Credit score with preapproval required […]
Fall Selling Checklist for Your Long Island Home [INFOGRAPHIC]
Some Highlights When it comes to selling your house, you want it to look its best inside and out so it catches the attention of buyers. A real estate professional can help you decide what to do to make that happen. Focus on tasks that can make it inviting, show it’s cared for, and boost your curb appeal. […]
Top Reasons Long Island Homeowners Are Selling Their Houses Right Now
Some people believe there’s a group of homeowners who may be reluctant to sell their houses because they don’t want to lose the historically low mortgage rate they have on their current home. You may even have the same hesitation if you’re thinking about selling your house. Data shows 51% of homeowners have a mortgage rate under 4% as of […]
Will My House Still Sell in Today’s Long Island Market?
If recent headlines about the housing market cooling and buyer demand moderating have you worried you’ve missed your chance to sell, here’s what you need to know. Buyer demand hasn’t disappeared, it’s just eased from the peak intensity we saw over the past two years. Buyer Demand Then and Now During the pandemic, mortgage rates hit record lows, and […]
Buyers Are Regaining Some of Their Negotiation Power in Today’s Long Island Housing Market
If you’re thinking about buying a home on Long Island today, there’s welcome news. Even though it’s still a sellers’ market, it’s a more moderate sellers’ market than last year. And the days of feeling like you may need to waive contingencies or pay drastically over asking price to get your offer considered may be coming […]
Is the Real Estate Market on Long Island Slowing Down, or Is This a Housing Bubble?
The talk of a housing bubble in the coming year seems to be at a fever pitch as rising mortgage rates continue to slow down an overheated real estate market. Over the past two years, home prices on Long Island have appreciated at an unsustainable pace causing many to ask: are things just slowing down, or is a […]
Three Things Long Island Buyers Can Do in Today’s Housing Market
It’s clear the 2022 housing market has been defined by rising mortgage rates. With rates on the rise, it’s also become more costly to purchase a home. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR): “Compared to one year ago, the monthly mortgage payment rose to $1,944 from $1,265, an increase of 53.7%.” If you’re thinking of buying a […]