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    The Benefits of Selling Now, According to Experts

    By Steven Padernacht | June 8, 2023

    If you’re trying to decide if now’s the time to sell your house, here’s what you should know. The limited number of homes available right now gives you a big advantage. That’s because there are more buyers out there than there are homes for sale. And, with so few homes on the market, buyers will... Read More

    Owning a Home Helps Protect Against Inflation

    By Steven Padernacht | June 7, 2023

    You’re probably feeling the impact of high inflation every day as prices have gone up on groceries, gas, and more. If you’re a renter, you’re likely experiencing it a lot as your rent continues to rise. Between all of those elevated costs and uncertainty about a potential recession, you may be wondering if it still... Read More

    Why Buying a Vacation Home Beats Renting One This Summer

    By Steven Padernacht | June 6, 2023

    For many of us, visiting the same vacation spot every year is a summer tradition that’s fun, relaxing, and restful. If that sounds like you, now’s the time to think about your plans and determine if buying a vacation home this year makes more sense than renting one again. According to Forbes:  “. . .... Read More

    Why Buyers Need an Expert Agent by Their Side

    By Steven Padernacht | June 5, 2023

    The process of buying a home can feel a bit intimidating, even under normal circumstances. But today’s market is still anything but normal. There continues to be a very limited number of homes for sale, and that’s creating bidding wars and driving home prices back up as buyers compete over the available homes. Navigating all... Read More

    Top 10 Tips for First-Time Homebuyers in New York

    By Steven Padernacht | May 31, 2023

    Buying a home, especially for the first time, can be an exciting yet overwhelming experience. If you're a first-time homebuyer in the bustling city of New York, there are specific factors and considerations unique to this market. In this blog post, we'll provide you with ten essential tips to help you navigate the New York real estate landscape and make informed decisions throughout the homebuying process. Read More

    The Top Neighborhoods to Live in Bronx County

    By Steven Padernacht | May 23, 2023

    Bronx County is a borough of New York City and a great place to live. It offers an excellent quality of life and a unique blend of cultures. Finding the perfect neighborhood can be overwhelming for those planning to move to the Bronx. Those seeking information on neighborhoods to live in Bronx County, with recommendations... Read More

    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