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June 10, 2020

What Will Be the Effects of the Coronavirus Bailout Packages on Long Island Real Estate?

The coronavirus radically altered the trajectory of 2020 for nearly every business and industry in the United States. Faced with a large-scale shutdown and millions of people out of work (peak numbers show that 42.6 million people or more than a quarter of the labor force filed for unemployment ...

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May 6, 2020

Coronavirus: A New Normal for Buying and Selling Real Estate on Long Island

Nearly six weeks after New York locked down in an effort to control the spread of the novel coronavirus and provide some relief to hospitals, residents of Long Island and New York State have seen the first cautious glimmers that life might be returning to normal or at least a ...

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April 16, 2020

The $2 Trillion Stimulus Package and What it Means for US Real Estate

On March 27th, President Donald Trump signed a $2 trillion stimulus package into law. The stimulus package is designed to provide relief for Americans who are struggling under the weight of the countrywide shutdown over concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus.

 

While $2 trillion dollars is ...

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March 24, 2020

Coronavirus and the Long Island Real Estate Market

Coronavirus: it’s on everyone’s mind these days. Amid the fears of transmission rates and actually falling ill with the virus are very real concerns about how this pandemic will affect the economy and the housing market. There are plenty of people already saying we’re headed for a recession and that ...

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Feb. 28, 2020

Best Places to Buy a House in Nassau County, NY

Nassau County is a great place to live for those who want to be close to New York City without actually living the city life. The second-most populous county in New York, Nassau County is known for its great suburban neighborhoods, excellent public schools, rich history, and easy commute to ...

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Feb. 12, 2020

Long Island Real Estate Market Outlook for Spring 2020

Thinking of buying or selling a home on Long Island this year? While it’s still February on the calendar, our mild winter weather and low interest rates have propelled the spring real estate market forward a few months.  

We began the year with low interest rates and this week ...

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May 15, 2019

Is it a Good Time to Buy? or Sell?

How’s the market, is it a good time to buy or sell a home? This is a question that I am constantly asked when speaking to almost anyone about the current state of the real estate market, and if I am being honest – I would prefer not to give ...

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April 12, 2019

Turbulent Mortgage Rates

Mortgage rates in the last 5-6 months have seen some turbulent changes with reactions from Federal Reserve policy.  Mortgage rates have a direct correlation to home valuations.  As interest rates go up, and the cost of borrowing money increases – asset prices go down.  The reason behind ...

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March 13, 2019

Neighborhood Realtor? Or The Realtor who has Reach?

This is the great debate for sellers in today’s fast changing world.  We’re caught in this age of time where we have these extremely powerful technologically based tools, but real estate is still very much a local business.  In todays world, most sellers have the choice to hire ...

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March 6, 2019

5 Questions for Sellers Interviewing Real Estate Agents

How to Interview a Real Estate Agent:

 

Smart consumers interview potential real estate agents before they decide which agent they want to hire. Just as you're sizing up the potential for a good fit, the real estate agent will likely be interviewing you, too. Be wary of agents ...

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