The Devil vs. The Nassau Suffolk Realtor

The Nassau Suffolk Realtor This is how I am known by my clients.  My website address is NassauSuffolkRealtor.com My email is Andra@NassauSuffolkRealtor.com because my name is obviously.....Andra And although some people think I'm a bit [...]

Loan Obligations Continue Despite Divorce?

Realty Times Loan Obligations Continue Despite Divorce? The Question My husband and I are in the process of obtaining a divorce. Our three children are still under age 18, and my husband has agreed to let me buy out his share of the hous [...]

Listing with a Realtor vs. For Sale By Owner

Agent vs. For Sale By Owner NAR ( National Association of Realtors) Generational Trends Report shows Record Highs and Lows BY GILL SOUTH Staff Writer for Inman News About Nine out of 10 Buyers and Sellers Work with a Professional, [...]

Builder Confidence & New Construction Hits Eleven Year High

        In many areas of the country, there are not enough homes for sale to satisfy the number of buyers looking to purchase their dream homes. Experts have long proposed that a ramp-up in New Construction s [...]

Real Estate Income Tax Deductions

Can I Deduct My Real Estate Taxes ? Real Estate Income Tax Deductions Owning a home can reduce the amount you pay in income taxes each year. Your mortgage interest and property tax payments may be deductible from your federal taxe [...]

Long Island Housing Market Expected to “Spring Forward” 2017

2017 Real Estate Market Springs Ahead Just like our clocks this weekend in the majority of the country, the housing market will soon “spring forward!” Similar to tension in a spring, the lack of inventory available for sale in the mark [...]

First Time Home Buyers; Are You Considering Buying “A Pig in a Poke”?

When a market is hot, First Time Home Buyers might be too eager to make a mistake Key Takeaways for First Time Home Buyers A "pig in a poke" means that something is sold or bought without the buyer knowing its true nature or value. [...]

Thinking of Selling? Do it TODAY!!

That headline might be a little aggressive. However, as the data on the 2017 housing market begins to roll in, we can definitely say one thing: If you are considering selling, IT IS TIME TO LIST YOUR HOME! The February numbers are not in [...]

Over Half A Million Buyers are Surprised by Closing Costs

Over Half a Million Buyers are Surprised by Closing Costs According to a rent survey conducted by Closing Corp, over half of all home buyers are surprised by the closing costs required to obtain their mortgage. After surveying a thousand [...]

Spring 2017 Home Buyers – Long Island Real Estate Lack of Inventory

  Long Island Real Estate Lack of Inventory for Median Home Sales Here on Long Island in New York, we face the predicament of a 2.5 month inventory of homes for sale. A healthy market usually carries a 6 month turn of inventory on homes p [...]