Blog :: 2016
If you are like so many homeowners today, you are not living in your "forever home" right at the moment. Rather, the home you currently reside in is a stepping stone to get you just that much closer to your dream [...]
You can't just plunk down your credit card to buy a house. Here's how to prepare for the purchase.
If you're thinking about buying a home in 2017, October to December is the perfect time to "warm up" for the house hunt so you can hit the ground running in the new year. And whether you're looking in Athens, GA, or Athens, NY, the prep work [...]
Get out of the house-hunt rat race by crafting an offer that can't be refused.
In a hot real estate market where you keep losing out to other buyers, you might fantasize about taking a hint from The Godfather and making the next seller an offer they can't refuse. But since you live on the right side of the law (and don't want your next
This luxurious zen-like retreat at Cranberry Lake Preserve in West Harrison. This grand estate called White Pines received 98.5% of the asking price.
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For results that move you, contact: Gino Bello - The Face of Westchester Real Estate® at (917) 653-4099 for a complimentary market analysis of your [...]
Local designers share their favorite ideas just in time for the changing leaves.
It's not enough to merely change over one's closets for the coming cooler temps. Fall also offers a chance to refreshdecor, inside and out. With that in mind, we sought out a trio of local designers for their insights about how to leave people awestruck with[...]
The summertime real estate season is as hot as the weather, but you might want to postpone your purchase until fall.
For the first time in recent history, October surpassed June as the most popular month to get married. And these autumn-loving brides may be on to something: Although the spring months are notoriously the best time to
The best way to help buyers imagine themselves in your space? Staging. Here's how room by room.
Staging your house can make you money. Seventy-one percent of sellers' agents believe a well-staged environment increases the dollar value buyers are willing to offer, according to the National Association of REALTORS® "2015 Profile of Home [...]
A real yard. Closets bigger than your average microwave. The freedom to decorate however you darn well please! Making the switch from renting to owning is exhilarating, but many rookie homebuyers find the process trickier to navigate than they expected.
This 12-month timeline will help you sidestep common mistakes, like paying too much interest or getting stuck with the wrong house. (Yep, it [...]
Rarely does a buyer or seller show up to the closing without knowing exactly what their costs of sale will be.
In fact, based on the mortgage loan amount of the purchase/sale price, it's not hard to ballpark either side's closing costs.Before youget too [...]
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