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Modern Trends Influencing the Real Estate Industry

Modern Trends Influencing the Real Estate Industry

The real estate industry is extremely sensitive to consumer and financial trends both domestically and internationally. As we ease into 2019, there were several real estate trends starting to take hold in late 2018 that should become major influencers in the coming year. The more you know

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Buying New Homes V.s Old Homes

Buying New Homes V.s Old Homes

  You have decided it is time to buy your next home and you are torn between buying a newer home versus a home that was built a long time ago. For some people, the biggest difference between the two the sort of charm that an older

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What Is Selling Short?

What Is Selling Short?

  If you bought your home in 2007 or just prior, then there is a good chance that your home ownership situation was significantly affected by the Great Recession of 2008. During that time, foreclosures were on the rise and people could not afford to pay the

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Dress to Impress and Other Ways to Stage Your Home For Viewings

Dress to Impress and Other Ways to Stage Your Home For Viewings

  If you have ever talked to a real estate professional known for a high sales volume, you will inevitably hear about staging. When a potential buyer comes to look at your home, you want them to be able to see your home in their life. The

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The Foreclosure Process in New York State

The Foreclosure Process in New York State

  The foreclosure process can take up to 15 months in New York State from the first report of a missed payment to the day the property is sold at auction. While this can seem intimidating, homeowners need to realize that the lender does not want to

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What Is Escrow?

What Is Escrow?

  When you are talking about a residential real estate transaction, there are actually two different types of escrow involved. There is an escrow attached to the transaction, and then there is an escrow account that is attached to the mortgage. Most lenders require both types of

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Ways To Brighten A Dark Home

Ways To Brighten A Dark Home

  You have been noticing for a while now that your home seems to be unusually dark, even in the middle of the day. Brightening up your home not only makes it safer to move from room to room, but it can also save you money by

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What You Need To Know About Owning A Tiny House

What You Need To Know About Owning A Tiny House

  Living in tiny houses (usually considered homes with 200 square feet of space or less) has become a rapidly growing trend among property owners. People are shedding the supposed excesses of their lives and condensing their living situation down to something barely big enough for two

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How to Create a Renovation Budget

How to Create a Renovation Budget

  You have decided that you are done staring at the same living room, kitchen, or bathroom and now is the time to do that remodeling project. The two primary considerations when it comes to planning any renovation project are time and money. For example, if your

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5 Home Projects To Complete In 10 Minutes Or Less

5 Home Projects To Complete In 10 Minutes Or Less

  Sometimes you stand in the middle of your living room looking around at your house and get the urge to just change the way things look. You don’t need to be selling your house to want to do quick remodeling projects that will add some character

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