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Monthly Archives: April 2023

    Ways To Overcome Affordability Challenges in Today’s Housing Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By Steven Padernacht | April 28, 2023

    Some Highlights With so few homes on the market right now, widening the scope of your search to include nearby areas could help you find more options in your budget. You can also work with a trusted lender to consider alternative financing options and search for down payment assistance. If you’ve been searching for a home but are concerned... Read More

    Why Today’s Foreclosure Numbers Are Nothing Like 2008

    By Steven Padernacht | April 27, 2023

    You’ve likely seen headlines about the number of foreclosures climbing in today’s housing market. That may leave you with a few questions, especially if you’re thinking about buying a house. Understanding what they really mean is mission-critical if you want to know the truth about what’s happening today. According to a recent report from ATTOM, a property data... Read More

    Why New York City is the Perfect Place for Digital Nomads

    By Steven Padernacht | April 26, 2023

    When life starts to feel dull, or you find yourself longing for a change of scenery, consider why New York City is the perfect place for digital nomads like yourself. This vibrant urban center boasts an unparalleled mix of culture, prospects, and facilities. All of these and more meet the demands of remote professionals from... Read More

    The Three Factors Affecting Home Affordability Today

    By Steven Padernacht | April 26, 2023

    April 26, 2023For BuyersPricingFirst Time Home BuyersInterest RatesMove-Up BuyersHousing Market Updates There’s been a lot of focus on higher mortgage rates and how they’re creating affordability challenges for today’s homebuyers. It’s true that rates climbed dramatically since the record-low we saw during the pandemic. But home affordability is based on more than just mortgage rates – it’s... Read More


    By Steven Padernacht | April 25, 2023

    Congratulations to our team member Jenn and her client on getting in contract for 1841 Central Park Ave #19M! It’s always exciting to see our team members successfully help clients achieve their real estate goals. 1841 Central Park Ave #19M is a beautiful property that was recently bought by a lucky buyer. Buying a property... Read More

    What Are the Experts Saying About the Spring Housing Market?

    By Steven Padernacht | April 25, 2023

    The housing market’s been going through a lot of change lately, and there’s been uncertainty surrounding what will happen this spring. You may be wondering if more homes will go on the market, what’s next with home prices and mortgage rates, or what the best advice is for someone in your position right now. Here’s what industry experts... Read More

    The Power of Pre-Approval

    By Steven Padernacht | April 24, 2023

    If you’re buying a home this spring, today’s housing market can feel like a challenge. With so few homes on the market right now, plus higher mortgage rates, it’s essential to have a firm grasp on your homebuying budget. You’ll also need a sense of determination to find the right house and act quickly when you go... Read More

    Why You May Want an Energy-Efficient Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By Steven Padernacht | April 21, 2023

    Some Highlights Since inflation is increasing the cost of goods and services, it may make sense to look for an energy-efficient home. Energy prices have increased over the last year, so look for energy-efficient features in your home search. If you’re looking to buy a home this year, let’s connect so you have a partner to help you consider which features are most important to you. Read More

    What’s the Difference Between a Home Inspection and an Appraisal?

    By Steven Padernacht | April 20, 2023

    April 20, 2023For Buyers If you’re planning to buy a home, an inspection is an important step in the process. It assesses the condition of the home before you finalize the transaction. It’s also a different step in the process from an appraisal, which is a professional evaluation of the market value of the home you’d... Read More

    Falling out of Love with Your House? It May Be Time To Move.

    By Steven Padernacht | April 19, 2023

    April 19, 2023For Sellers Owning a home means having a place that’s solely your own and provides the space, features, and location you and your loved ones need. But what happens when your needs change? If this hits home for you, it may be time to make a move. According to the latest Home Buyers and... Read More