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2013 

Lindenhurst NY Housing Market - Seller's Market, Yes. Prices Rising, NO.   Due to lack of inventory in Lindenhurst NY, we are seeing the beginnings of a seller's market. However, prices are not rising yet. We need to see more homes sell above list price and we are not quite there. It will be a l...
03/30/2013
The Differences Between Working in Real Estate & Being in Real Estate A few weeks ago and I was being read the riot act of how "my sister is in real estate" from a homeowner. I politely said, "she isn't active and just has her license which doesn't equate to working in real estate". Besides, the...
03/26/2013
Why Having No CO's Can Hurt the Sale of Your Long Island NY Home A CO means, Certificate of Occupancy. When you receive one this means that the town/village says you are in compliance with their building codes and the dwelling is suitable for occupancy. So what happens if you do not have a CO whe...
03/21/2013
Seeing Long Island NY Homes You Cannot Afford Will Break Your Heart Most buyers I work with are realistic with how much home they can afford. If they are preapproved for a mortgage at $300,000 they will not look at homes priced at $315,000 and up.This is because I tell them upfront that unless th...
03/20/2013
Houses For Sale in Bay Shore with West Islip Schools There are four homes for sale in Bay Shore with West Islip schools: Hyman Avenue Bay Shore - This is a six bedroom, 10 room Colonial with two full baths, a full unfinished basement with a two car detached garage and 1.75 acres of property. Namd...
03/20/2013
Why Are Some Long Island NY Homes Harder To Sell? Some Long Island NY homes are harder to sell than others. The #1 perception of these homes is they are priced too high. That is not always the case. Below are some reasons, other than condition and location, as to why some Long Island NY homes sta...
03/14/2013
Lindenhurst Village Passes Bamboo Restrictions The Village of Lindenhurst passed a new law that restricts bamboo and is in effect immediately. Mayor Tom Brennan told Lindenhurst Patch they are not stopping people from growing bamboo but they cannot have it invading neighbors' property. To prevent...
03/13/2013
Deer Park NY Ranch House For Sale | East Side Deer Park NY House For Sale This three bedroom Ranch style home is for sale on the East Side of Deer Park NY in the Deer Park NY School District. It has an open feel with plenty of room for entertaining!Besides having three bedrooms, this Deer Park N...
03/11/2013
Babylon NY Real Estate Market Report for February 2013 Four homes sold in Babylon NY during February 2013. The lowest priced home sold for $202,000 for a three bedroom, eight room Ranch on The Crescent. The highest priced home sold for $427,500 for a three bedroom, eight room Colonial on Hewlett ...
03/05/2013
Free Market Analysis of Your Lindenhurst NY Home The Lindenhurst NY housing market is seeing very low inventory. Buyers are having a difficult time finding "the one". Mortgage rates are slowly rising. Before you know it, you will miss the boat and regret not buying in 2013. Not everyone in Linde...
03/04/2013
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