Category Archives: First Time Buyer

10 Reasons to Buy in Westchester County NY

Owning a home in westchester county has been a part of the American Dream for decades. If you are still unsure, however, whether or not homeownership is the move for you, be sure to read these ten reasons to buy. 1. Low Interest Rates. It’s true! Interest rates are currently at historical lows. This means…






Ten Things You Need to Know Before You Hire an Agent in Wesrtchester County

“It’s critical that you make the right decision about who will handle what is probably the single largest financial investment you will ever make.” Not all real estate agents are the same. If you decide to seek the help of an agent when selling or buying your home in westchester county, you need some good…






9 Steps to a Quick Sale for Your Westchester County NY Home

The 9 Step System To Get Your Westchester Home Sold Fast and For Top Dollar The Real Estate Market Has Changed . . . “Buyers are far more discriminating, and a large percentage of the homes listed for sale don’t sell the first time. It’s more critical than ever to learn what you need to…






First Time Home Buyer Webinar

First Time Home Buyer Webinar Tuesday, February 9th 10:00am-11:00am Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/264108601 Title: First Time Home Buyers – It’s Not Too Late! Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2010 Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EST After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar….






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7 Tips for Westchester County First-Time Home Buyers

A year after the financial collapse of 2008, the housing market is very different than it was before the foreclosure crisis.   Here are seven bits of wisdom from economists and financial planners for anyone contemplating a home purchase today: * Old-fashioned basics are more important than ever. The safest way to purchase a home…






Pending Home Sales Increase For Sixth Month in a Row|Westchester Follows Path

The market for existing homes continued to surge in July, pushing the National Association of Realtors’ pending home sales index up 3.2% compared to the previous month to a reading of 97.6. On an annual basis, that represents a 12% jump for the forward-looking indicator, which is based on the number of sales contracts signed…






Moving Done Right into Your Westchester Home

Moving Done Right into Your Westchester County NY Home. ________________________________________ With more than 40 million Americans moving each year, the Department of Transportation (DOT), which oversees the moving industry, receives up to 4,000 complaints each year. Most of these complaints stem from damaged goods and overcharging. If you have clients planning a move, here are…






Fewer Westchester Jobs Cut

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. unemployment rate fell in July for the first time in 15 months as employers cut far fewer jobs than expected, giving the clearest indication yet that the economy was turning around from a deep recession. U.S. employers shed 247,000 jobs in July, the Labour Department said on Friday, the least…






Westchester County Home Prices and Sales Decline

Prices Continue to slide in all markets across Westchester County NY. Sales fell for all areas of housing. . According to Westchester-Putnam Multiple Listing Service. The decrease was in double digits Inventories of housing of all kinds were lower at the end of June. The MLS said this was due to discouraged sellers who were…






The $8,000 Westchester First-time Homebuyer Tax Credit – A Great Tool for Westchester First Time Buyers

This Article has some useful information for you regarding the $8,000 tax Credit available to you as a first time buyer.  Read More…. The recently enacted first-time homebuyer tax credit is making a big splash with Realtors® across the country. Traffic and interest have increased as the word has spread to potential home buyers. While…






1 Out of Every 6 Homeowners Owe More Than Their Home is Worth

Tips for First Time Home Buyers Buying a home can be a long, complicated and frightening process, and it is important to be prepared. Knowledge is power when it comes to negotiating the difficult world of home prices, interest rates and mortgage loans. For a first time home buyer, there are many factors to consider…






5 Ways First-Time Home Buyers Could Miss Out on This Year’s Tax Credit

The 2009 First-Time Homebuyer’s Tax Credit passed by Congress this year just might be the best financial opportunity available to qualified home buyers in a generation. The new credit is retroactive to January 1, 2009. Unlike the 2008 package, this is not a loan. Eligible first-time buyers receive an $8,000 tax credit from Uncle Sam…