J. Philip's Westchester Real Estate Blog (914) 723-8900

Follow me
By
Managing Real Estate Broker - Howard Hanna Rand Realty - License # 49FA1074963
J. Philip Faranda is based in Briarcliff Manor, NY. His market covers Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, & Dutchess counties. Almost 500 clients and customers have closed transactions with him since 2005 for over a quarter billion dollars worth of property sold. Ever the high-producing listing agent, he counts among his specialties hard to sell properties & short sales.

ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2012 

The chatter on the Interwebs lately is that a law that has been sacrosanct for generations, the right of a homeowner to deduct their mortgage interest on their income taxes, is now in jeopardy due to the fiscal cliff we collectively face in the wake of the Recession.  What a shame. It is a shame ...
12/19/2012
MLS or Multiple Listing Service software needs to catch up with what consumers want and what brokers need to stay valuable to our clients. The data is there; the means of using it to our best ability has not yet caught up.  The software an MLS uses for their platform affects the job we do as agen...
12/17/2012
True story: about 2 years ago, while looking at homes in Lower Westchester, my clients and I entered a place that must have had a collection of 200 vases on the shelves of the living room. While over the top, we considered it benign until we walked into the home office upstairs and a coffee mug t...
12/16/2012
50 Comments
I think my street cred as a social media savvy real estate broker is well established. I have embraced the high tech approach since starting my firm and it has certainly served me well. The firm will end the year close to the top 7% of area brokerages by transaction totals for 2012, and we have g...
12/08/2012
Rainmaker
898,788

J. Philip Faranda

Associate Broker / Office Manager
local_phone(914) 762-2500
smartphone(914) 450-8883
Contact The Author
Phil Faranda is broker and owner of J. Philip Real Estate LLC in Briarcliff Manor, NY. Since founding the firm as a sole practitioner in late 2005, the team has grown to over 80 agents & closed 1000+ transactions valued at over $1 billion. He was 2014 President of the HGMLS and a 2017 Inman Influencer. This blog commentary is geared toward consumers and industry colleagues alike. You can reach him at (914) 723-8900.
Warning: *Sarcasm and irony advisory at all times.*



CDPE

Search the MLS Like an Agent!

Down Payment Assistance

Add me to your Google+ circles!

Testimonials
113201
' There is no doubt in my mind that the house would still be on the market if it wasn't for Phil's proactive efforts. '
5.0/5.0
by drmoi
109285
' Phil was very responsive to our requests; he was very professional and respectful; he always gave us his honest opinion on the questions we asked. ... more '
5.0/5.0
by junglegirlnyc
106920
' Phil is a very honorable and respectful realtor. He has gone way above and beyond the call of duty for me not only once, but twice. He helped sell ... more '
5.0/5.0
by MommyJ9


J Philip Far…

View J Philip Faranda's profile on LinkedIn

Follow jphilipfaranda on Twitter


Become a fan on Facebook

Listen to internet radio with activebob on Blog Talk Radio

J Philip Faranda reviews