Category Archives: First Time Buyer

Three Things You Need to Know Before Buying A Westchester County NY Home

Before you buy your westchester county ny home, you should know all the options available to you. Read the following article to find out more about Westchester County Home Buying Julie and Walt just bought and moved into their first house. They’ve been married two years and Julie’s about a month away from delivering their…






Top 5 Things to Know Before Putting Your Home Back on the Market

If the listing or marketing agreement you had with your real estate agent and his or her company has, as the real estate industry says, “expired,” and you are looking to relist your property, make sure you educate yourself on the many vital factors that will influence the sale of your home. Remember, there is…






Sluggish Market HITS!!! The Westchester Suburbs Hard!!!

The effects of a sluggish real estate market are everywhere. Read this article and learn more about the Westchester County NY market being affected. GET A FREE LIST OF DISTRESSED PROPERTIES DELIVERED TO YOU DAILY!!!!!!!! After reducing the price on his house in a tony New York City suburb to less than he paid for…






The Vendor Client relationship: A funny Video






Borrowers Can Use the $8000 Tax Credit at Closing

First-time buyers using FHA financing will be able to use their $8,000 federal housing tax credit at the closing table, rather than waiting for a tax refund, according to an FHA document released today. The eagerly-awaited “mortgagee letter” spells out the details of the effort, which was first announced two weeks ago by HUD Secretary…






Loan mod: Go it alone?

Last week, I went over the steps involved in getting a loan modified. This article examines which, if any of these steps, may require a borrower to seek help. Read More>>>






Top 10 Moving Tips

HGTV’s FrontDoor.com offers 10 time-saving tips to make moving fast and efficient: Some valuable tips to help you with your move. Hope these Help 1. Make a moving schedule. Starting 60 days before the move, use a week-by-week checklist to keep the process on track. The tasks to accomplish further from moving day might seem…






First Time Buyers Can Benefit From The $8000 Tax Credit

First Time Buyers can Utilize the $8000 Tax Credit to their advantage. read more here. First-time buyers eligible for the $8,000 federal tax credit who apply for mortgages insured by the Federal Housing Administration may soon also be eligible for bridge loans or cash advances that they can use for the downpayment, closing costs or…






Condo Conversions






We Shocked the World! Westchester County Has Rise in Home Sales

WASHINGTON – Sales of existing homes rose from January to February in an unexpected boost for the slumping housing market as buyers took advantage of deep discounts on foreclosures. Westchester County NY sees Existing Home Sales Turn for the Better!! The National Association of Realtors said Monday that sales of existing homes grew 5.1 percent…






The State of the Economy|Dont panic

The current state of the economy is probably the worse economic slowdown that most of us have experienced. It’s scary. It seems like there is no end to the bad news and the value of assets (stocks and real estate) will never stop falling. Most investment advisors we speak with continue to believe that the…






Obama Foreclosure Plan to Help Resolve Westchester Housing Crisis|Loan Modifications

President Obama last week unveiled details of a $75 billion foreclosure prevention plan designed to help seven to nine million “responsible” home owners remain in their homes with affordable mortgage payments. The official rollout date for the program is March 4. Read More






Not Impossible to get a Loan|Loan Myths

RISMEDIA, February 19, 2009-(MCT)-The freewheeling days of doling out cars and homes to just anyone are over. With the nation facing a deepening financial crisis, banks have tightened their credit standards. Yet, lenders say it’s still possible for the average person to qualify. Here’s how to get that loan. Car loans A consumer’s down payment,…






Communication|Distress|Success

Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall! -Ronald Reagan (1911-2004), 40th President of The United States, dubbed the Great Communicator for his ability to use anecdotes that ordinary people could understand. Have you ever heard someone speak and just marvel at how the words seem to flow like a lazy river just doing it’s thing? How…