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Long Island Housing Data for June 2017

August 3rd, 2017 by Helena Gentile

  Jul 12, 2017 The June 2017 closed median home price for Long Island, which includes Nassau, Suffolk, and Queens housing data, was $444,500, representing an 8.4% increase over last year. Nassau County reported a $505,000 closed median home price in June representing a 5.7% increase over $477,750 reported by MLSLI last year.  Suffolk County […]

Here are Mortgage DOs and DON’Ts to follow during your loan process.

August 3rd, 2017 by Helena Gentile

    DO: Keep All Records in Good Order.   Availability – Keep your financial records close at hand in case updates are requested. Income – Be aware that underwriters typically verify your income and tax documents through your employer(s), CPA, and/or IRS tax transcripts. Hold onto new paystubs as received. Assets – Continue saving incoming account statements. […]

8 things homesellers risk when they sell without a real estate agent

July 27th, 2017 by Helena Gentile

A seller has to consider the amount of time and endless follow-up devoted to selling a home BYCARA AMEER JUL 26 Key Takeaways Poor and incomplete presentation of a listing when selling is setting the stage for a home to be incorrectly perceived and potentially undervalued in the marketplace. Ultimately, unguided decision making when handling […]

Home Sales Dip as Buyers Get ‘Tripped Up’

July 25th, 2017 by Helena Gentile

  DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | MONDAY, JULY 24, 2017 Low inventory slowed down home sales last month, as buyers faced fewer options and record-high real estate prices, the National Association of REALTORS® reported Monday. Regional Snapshot Here’s a closer look at how existing-home sales fared across the country in June: Northeast: Dropped 2.6 percent to an […]

Advice on How to Win Your Offer (Especially In Today’s Market)

May 12th, 2017 by Helena Gentile

Making an Offer: 5 Mistakes to Avoid DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 2017 In competitive housing markets across the country, making an offer that sticks has become increasingly difficult. Ensure your client doesn’t make the process even tougher by succumbing to one of these common mistakes. Delaying “Time kills deals,” says Andrew Sandholm […]

Home Buying Tax Deductions!!

March 28th, 2017 by Helena Gentile

A lot of people are not aware of all the benefits owning a home can bring you when it comes to tax time. Attached an article outlining just how much owning can save you. Especially when compared to rents (which are on the rise). Open the PDF article to get the scoop!homebuyingtaxdeductions

So How Do They Really Reach My Mortgage Qualification Number?

March 20th, 2017 by Helena Gentile

When it comes to your mortgage, qualification ratios may seem like something from your high school calculus class. It’s actually not rocket science. The math is simple, and the concept is sound. Income Ratio is your total monthly housing payment as a percentage of your gross monthly income. Your total housing payment consists of principal, interest, […]

Consumers More Optimistic About Housing

February 15th, 2017 by Helena Gentile

  DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 09, 2017 More Americans are showing optimism toward their personal finances and the housing market, a reversal to a five-month decline. In particular, Americans are more upbeat about home prices, home selling, their rising household incomes, and they’re less scared about losing their jobs, according to Fannie […]

Here are Mortgage DOs and DON’Ts to follow during your loan process.

January 20th, 2017 by Helena Gentile

  DO: Keep All Records in Good Order. Availability – Keep your financial records close at hand in case updates are requested. Income – Be aware that underwriters typically verify your income and tax documents through your employer(s), CPA, and/or IRS tax transcripts. Hold onto new paystubs as received. Assets – Continue saving incoming account […]

6 Tips for Hosting an Open House in Winter

January 9th, 2017 by Helena Gentile

  DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | THURSDAY, JANUARY 05, 2017 When the days get darker and colder, an open house may not be as inviting to those living in colder climates. But there are some things you can do to warm potential buyers’ up to your open house. Broker-owner Joe Moshe with Charles Rutenberg Realty […]

 

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