Top Three Most Overlooked Things When Buying a Home

The enthusiasm that comes with buying a home, especially a first home, can unfortunately blind prospective homeowners to certain crucial, if somewhat unseemly considerations. Here are the top three things home buyers overlook: 1. Juggle Wants Vs. Needs There are very few people who are in the position to build the exact house of their dreams. […]

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Home Buying Tips

As time marches on, members of Generation X and Generation Y are jumping into the housing market with both feet. No longer are they dissuaded by the economic worries of the past, instead they are energized to buy a home for themselves and their growing families. As the next generation of home owners brave the […]

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Planning Your First Home Buying Experience

If you are considering purchasing your first home, you are embarking on a journey of new experiences. You will learn new terminology, meet new professionals and discover the specialized world of real estate transactions. You can be ready for this new endeavor by taking a few actions in advance that will allow you to go […]

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Planning Your First Home Buying in Brooklyn

One of the most exciting experiences that many people will have in their lives is the purchase of their first home. The purchase of a home is the biggest financial commitment that many people will have during their lifetime. The combination of excitement and the stress of the financial commitment can make the process of […]

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Tips for Negotiating a Mortgage Deal

It is common for mortgage applicants to shop around for the best interest rate and the lowest monthly payment when looking for a new home mortgage. While these are common points to consider and are undeniably important when you are looking for the best deal, the fact is that these are not the only factors […]

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What to consider when buying your first home in Brooklyn

Being a renter, you have the option of choosing a place that meets your needs at the moment. Buying a home is a much bigger commitment, both in terms of finances and the length of time you’ll likely live there. When seeking to buy your first home– whether it’s a brownstone in Brooklyn, a condominium […]

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10 Paint Colors To Help Sell Your Home

  The first impression of a home is what sells it. When painting the outside of your home consider where you live and the type of house you’re painting. The interior of your home should be up-to-date and attractive. Following is a list of colors and how and where to use them. Green - The lighter […]

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What is Flood Insurance?

According to FEMA, only 20% of Americans are covered by flood insurance. If you have a need for flood insurance in your area, you may want to listen up. Flood maps are changing, mortgages, individual home ownership and communities are being remapped. Whether you’re under private or national flood insurance flood insurance could play a […]

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How Does House Flipping Works?

Because of a few reality shows involving house flipping, we decided to explain a little more about what goes into that kind of project. If you’re not familiar with house flipping let’s start with the promoting programs. These programs usually span half of an hour. In that episodic space, a purchase is made, a home […]

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The Real Estate Market After Hurricane Sandy

Brooklyn/Queens When the Sandy water went down we held our hands up. Because of a dismal economy, a steady unemployment rate and a crisis in the housing market, nobody knew what was going to happen. Linking natural disaster and economic enmity can be a tricky reality. Post Sandy, we’re still trying to understand where we […]

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Mistakes to Avoid When Buying A New Home

Many new home buyers are excited that their purchase of a new home feels somewhat kinetic. These are the next steps in life. Beyond that initial satisfaction that comes with moving forward, however, are the realities of home buying mistakes. That can decimate the joy of the experience and that of your finances as well. […]

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Halloween Fun In The City

Can you feel it?  There is a chill in the air.  All the coffee shops are selling pumpkin flavored lattes.  A rising excitement is flowing through the city.  It only means one thing.   Halloween.   While Halloween is not a traditional holiday, it has become one of the favorite holidays in hearts of New […]

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