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2009 

April 28, 2009 - Westchester County First Quarter Sales Report Deepening recessionary conditions in the autumn months of 2008 markedly reduced realestate activity in the Westchester region. Plunging equity markets, rising unemployment,weak corporate earnings reports, and pre- and post-election ji...
04/28/2009
A Certificate Of Occupancy or better know as a C of O, represents that a municipality is aware that a home is legally occupied and conforms to zoning and minimum repair and maintenance standards as of the date the C of O was issued.  Below are five things that it ensures1) Plans have been properl...
04/27/2009
Spring is upon us and the Real Estate market is seeing more activity then was anticipated.  Spring is typically the best time for Real Estate but due to recent times it's a bit different.  It's time to whip your home into shape and present it in the best possible light.  I'm going to give you a f...
04/26/2009
The 7 Sins of Greenwashing 1. Sin of the Hidden Trade-Off: If a product claims to be green in one sense, but ignores other significant impacts, the marketers sin. According to TerraChoice: "Paper, for example, is not necessarily environmentally-preferable just because it comes from a sustainably-...
04/17/2009
Yesterday I spoke about finding an ASHI certified home inspector.  Today I will focus on some of the things that you can expect from your Inspector once hired.  A good home inspector has to know what to look for but also know how to properly communicate their findings in writing for the Buyer.  H...
04/16/2009
Finding a good Home Inspector is a little like finding a good Buyers Rep.  There are lots to choose from, but Buyers would be better off working with someone that has made a committment to meet the professional requirements of the American Society Of Home Inspectors (ASHI).  This certification is...
04/15/2009
1) Do Some Research Before You Start Looking For A Home -  Decide what features are a must and what you can compromise on.2) Get Your Finances In Order - Obtain your credit report and review it, if there is anything that you feel is questionable challenge it.  Be sure that you have enough saved f...
04/13/2009
If your credit is shabby, you'll need to shore up your score to convince a lender you're worthy. Here's how to boost your point total: Be on time. Before you worry about cleaning up what happened yesterday, get right with today and focus on your current bill-paying performance. Pay on time, and p...
04/10/2009
The end has finally come, YOU have sold your home!  I hope these posts have been helpful and eductated any SELLERS in need of some enlightenment.  The final stages of Selling a home are the FINAL WALKTHRU and the actual CLOSING.  There is no reason for the Seller to attend the final walk thru, if...
04/09/2009
A Seller has CLOSING COSTS just like the BUYER.  The first part will be the Real Esate Comission, this is agreed to between the SELLER and their real estate broker.  Usually it is a percentage of the listing price to be paid at CLOSING.  Make sure you are clear on the percentage you've agreed to ...
04/07/2009
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