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Category: Buyers Advice

    The Top 2 Reasons To Consider a Newly Built Home

    By Steven Padernacht | May 18, 2024

    When you’re planning a move, it’s normal to wonder where you’ll end up and what your future home is going to look like. Maybe you’ve got a specific picture of that house in your mind. But unless you came into this process knowing you want to buy a newly built home, you may not have pictured... Read More

    The Number of Homes for Sale Is Increasing

    By Steven Padernacht | May 16, 2024

    There’s no denying the last couple of years have been tough for anyone trying to buy a home because there haven’t been enough houses to go around. But things are starting to look up. There are more homes up for grabs this year. The graph below uses the latest data from to show in April 2024 there were more homes... Read More

    Boosting Your Curb Appeal for a Faster Sale

    By Steven Padernacht | May 15, 2024

    Curb appeal is the attractiveness of a property and its surroundings, as seen from the street. It is the first impression potential buyers get of your home, which can significantly influence their perception of its value. A house with strong curb appeal can attract more interested buyers, generate more showings, and ultimately lead to a... Read More

    Tips for Younger Homebuyers: How To Make Your Dream a Reality

    By Steven Padernacht | May 14, 2024

    If you’re a member of a younger generation, like Gen Z, you may be asking the question: will I ever be able to buy a home? And chances are, you’re worried that’s not going to be in the cards with inflation, rising home prices, mortgage rates, and more seemingly stacked against you. While there’s no arguing this housing... Read More

    How Buying or Selling a Home Benefits Your Community

    By Steven Padernacht | May 8, 2024

    If you’re thinking of buying or selling a house, it’s important to know it doesn’t just impact you—it helps out the local economy and your community, too. Every year, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) puts out a report that breaks down the financial impact that comes from people buying and selling homes (see visual below): When a house is sold, it really boosts the local economy.... Read More

    Tips for Selling Your Home Quickly and at a Higher Price

    By Steven Padernacht | April 19, 2024

    Whether relocating from New York, downsizing, or simply aiming to capitalize on your investment, the ability to sell swiftly and for an optimal price can significantly impact your financial future. In this article, we will give you some ideas on how to achieve precisely that. By implementing them, you’ll be well-equipped to attract potential buyers... Read More

    The Ultimate Checklist for Moving into Your First Home

    By Steven Padernacht | March 22, 2024

    Moving into your first home is an exhilarating milestone, marking the beginning of a new chapter filled with independence and exciting possibilities. Whether you’re settling into a cozy apartment in the heart of New York City, a charming townhouse in the Bronx, or a serene retreat in Riverdale, the process can be both thrilling and... Read More

    Transforming Your New House into a Home: Post-Move Decorating Ideas

    By Steven Padernacht | March 1, 2024

    Moving into a new house is an adventure, a fresh start that’s as thrilling as it is scary. So, after an experienced real estate team helps you secure the best deal on your new property, the real fun begins: turning that structure of walls and rooms into a warm, inviting home. All you need is... Read More

    The Most Common Home Inspection Issues and How to Fix Them

    By Steven Padernacht | January 23, 2024

    Purchasing a home is not just a financial transaction. It’s a commitment to a lifestyle and a future. Homeownership is a rewarding experience, but it comes with responsibilities. A crucial step in this journey is a comprehensive home inspection. It’s like giving your potential new home a health check-up, ensuring everything is working. Before diving... Read More

    How to Prepare for a Smooth and Stress-Free Moving Day

    By Steven Padernacht | January 5, 2024

    Moving, whether across town or relocating for work, can be a complex task with numerous details to manage. Our goal is to simplify this process for you. In this article, we’ll share essential tips and strategies to help guarantee a stress-free moving day. We’ve got you covered, from organizing your belongings to dealing with last-minute... Read More