home buying: Home Shopping For the Holidays! - 12/12/14 08:09 PM
Amid the hustle and bustle of the holidays some news came out this past week that Fannie Mae and Feddie Mac are seeking to reduce down payments on homes in 2015. This is great news for those struggling to save 20% plus closing costs to buy a home.
There are many indicators that point to 2015 as being a great year in real estate. I am ready! 
Why wait? Right now, there are incredible deals on homes with motivated sellers. There are mortgage products that require little to no money down. Buying a home before the competitive spring market makes sense. … (2 comments)

home buying: Buying a Home in New Paltz NY 12561? - 12/01/12 05:38 AM
If you are thinking about buying a home in New Paltz NY 12528, you can save a lot of time and effort by considering a few questions before you meet with a real estate agent. These questions help to indentify your desire to buy a home and to ensure your meeting with an agent will be productive! 1. How long have you been searching for a home In New Paltz NY?2. When are you interested in purchasing?3. What type of home are you looking for? Condo? Single-family? Etc.4. What family needs do you currently have? How do you think that will change in the next … (0 comments)

home buying: Do You Wait, Hoping Home Prices Go Down Further? - 10/02/12 08:51 AM
Do you wait for prices to go down or do you take advantage of interest rates? Another way 2012 may be the year that is looked back with regrets.

Which do you think matters more when waiting for the right time to buy a home? Is it securing a low purchase price, or locking in a great financing rate? 
Most buyers become focused on purchase price when they’re considering whether or not to buy. The question you often hear is the same: “Has the market bottomed out yet?” The idea of getting “the best deal” on a home is … (1 comments)

home buying: Buying a Home in Ulster County NY- Find a Realtor - 11/15/11 07:46 AM
You have been thinking of buying for quite a while now. In we discussed in a previous blog the time before you take action, you are window shopping and had you getting a pre-qualification for a mortgage.
Now you are ready to find a Realtor. You may get a referral from family of friend or you may have a company in mind. You can interview Realtors. Real estate agents in New York State are licensed through the Department of State.  There is extensive training to qualify to be a Real Estate Salesperson. Once that course is completed the salesperson may take … (0 comments)

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