Category Archives: Tips & Advice

Private Mortgage Insurance: What Is It and Why Do You Have to Pay It?

When purchasing a home, there are many different expenses that will need to be hashed out. Many first-time homebuyers are surprised by these expenses, as they assume the only cost to purchasing a home is the price that is listed … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Close on Your New Home – Now What?

If you have never purchased a home before, it is only natural to feel a bit nervous about what to expect at the closing. After all, you are officially handing over your hard-earned money to purchase a property, which means … Continue reading

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5 Steps for Keeping Your Manhattan Home Warm This Winter

When facing the cold Manhattan winters, you certainly want to find every way possible to keep yourself warm. Fortunately, there are several simple steps that you can take to keep your Manhattan home warm while also helping to cut down … Continue reading

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Best Christmas Markets and Boutiques for Holiday Shopping in Manhattan

Explore some of Manhattan’s finest Christmas markets and boutiques to finish up your Christmas shopping this holiday season If you’re out and about doing some last minute Christmas shopping this holiday season, then you’ll want to check out these 5 … Continue reading

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First Time Home Buyer Loan Guide for NYC

If you’re in the market for a home, navigating the range of home loans to find the one that’s best for you can be difficult, particularly if it’s the first time. To make things easier, the federal government and most … Continue reading

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How to Make a Small Space Look Larger

If you want your home to look larger than it actually is, it’s important to show off every square foot of your listing so that buyers can visualize enough room for all of their belongings. Staging pro experts state that … Continue reading

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Rental Guide to Manhattan Rentals and Leasing

If you are thinking about renting in New York City, there are a few things you should think about and prepare in order to secure an apartment.  Here’s a look at what you’ll need – and need to know – … Continue reading

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Using Comps To Price Your Manhattan Apartment

When you decide to put your Manhattan apartment on the market, it may be confusing trying to determine what the listing price should be.  Home prices have fluctuated so much over the past few years due to the housing market … Continue reading

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Lower East Side Real Estate Takes Off

The Lower East Side real estate market is taking off this year. People will be seeing several new developments in the area, from residential buildings to large scale projects and more. Both investors and residents are indeed looking forward for … Continue reading

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NYC Condo Buyers Getting More Attention from Brokers

  With fewer sellers in the market, New York City residential brokers have — inadvertently — found themselves taking on substantially more buyers as clients. Right now, they are working with extremely eager buyers which would normally be spent handling … Continue reading

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