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Long Island Housing Data For 2018

September 13th, 2018 by Helena Gentile

Long Island Housing Data for August 2018 Sep 12, 2018 The August 2018 closed median home price for Long Island, which includes Nassau, Suffolk, and Queens’ housing data, was $485,000, representing a 9.0% increase over last August. Nassau County reported a $550,000 closed median home price in August representing a 7.4% increase over $512,000, reported […]

5 Ways Your Clients’ Credit Affects You

June 22nd, 2018 by Helena Gentile

June 7, 2018 by Daniel Rosen Your clients’ credit is relevant in many more ways than just getting approved for a mortgage. You may be surprised to know that their scores have implications for your business and how much you get paid for your services. How is that? Here are five ways your clients’ credit affects […]

Thinking of Selling Your Home? Why You Need A Pro in Your Corner

April 27th, 2018 by Helena Gentile

With home prices on the rise and buyer demand strong, some sellers may be tempted to try and sell their homes on their own (FSBO) without using the services of a real estate professional. Real estate agents are trained and experienced in negotiation and, in most cases, the seller is not. Sellers must realize that […]

Long Island Housing Data December 2017

January 17th, 2018 by Helena Gentile

The December 2017 closed median home price for Long Island, which includes Nassau, Suffolk, and Queens’ housing data, was $440,000 representing a 7.3% increase over last year. Nassau County reported a $499,000 closed median home price in December representing a 6.4% increase over $469,000 reported by MLSLI last year. Suffolk County reported a closed median […]

Long Island November Housing Data 2017 (Including Queens)

December 15th, 2017 by Helena Gentile

Dec 13, 2017 The November 2017 closed median home price for Long Island, which includes Nassau, Suffolk, and Queens housing data, was $435,000 representing an 8.8% increase over last year. Nassau County reported a $489,999 closed median home price in November, representing a 6.8% increase over $459,000, reported by MLSLI last year. Suffolk County reported […]

Long Island Housing Data for October 2017

November 16th, 2017 by Helena Gentile

  Nov 14, 2017 The October 2017 closed median home price for Long Island, which includes Nassau, Suffolk, and Queens’ housing data, was $440,000 representing a 6% increase over last year. Nassau County reported a $500,000 closed median home price in October representing a 6.4% increase over $470,000 reported by MLSLI last year. Suffolk County […]

Maintaining a Healthy Credit Score

November 8th, 2017 by Helena Gentile

Brought to you by Gordon Madris at Meadowbrook Funding- 516-369-0011   Recent tallies show a third of U.S. credit scores fall below 649. While not impossible, acquiring a mortgage loan will likely be more difficult and more expensive at this level than with higher scores. Here are the fundamentals to guide you in establishing and […]

Fading FSBOs: More Sellers Admit They Need You

November 7th, 2017 by Helena Gentile

  DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 01, 2017 Homeowners are increasingly turning to real estate agents for help in selling their home, as the share of for-sale-by-owner sales remains at the lowest share on record, according to National Association of REALTORS®’ 2017 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers. Sellers’ use of a real estate […]

HARP EXTENDED THROUGH 2018

September 5th, 2017 by Helena Gentile

HARP Extended Through 2018 DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2017 The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced that it is extending HARP, a popular government refinancing program, through Dec. 31, 2018. The Home Affordable Refinance Program was to expire on Sept. 30. While the FHFA has once again extended the deadline by another 15 months, […]

Study: FSBOs Don’t Save Real Estate Commission

August 28th, 2017 by Helena Gentile

  One of the main reasons why For Sale By Owners (FSBOs) don’t use a real estate agent is because they believe they will save the commission an agent charges for getting their house on the market and selling it. A new study by Collateral Analytics, however, reveals that FSBOs don’t actually save anything, and in some cases […]

 

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