Tuesday, January 14, 2020 / by Michael Axelrad, GRI
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 / by Nelson Igbinovia
Three Lists to Make When Selling Your Home
When you put your property up for sale, you want to make sure that potential buyers get all the information they need on the features of your home and its surrounding area. If, for example, buyers don’t realize there is a great school just a couple of blocks away, they might cross your property off their shortlist.
An effective way to make sure something like that doesn’t happen is to create three lists.
#1: The “I’ll miss it” list. Chances are, there are things about your home that you’re really going to miss when you move. One of those may be the spacious living room that’s ideal for entertaining or the nearby park with scenic trails that are perfect for walking and biking.
Whatever you’ll miss, put it on th ...
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 / by Michael Axelrad, GRI
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Has a Slowdown in Home-Price Increases Reversed Course?
Case-Shiller reported a higher home price increase of 3.3% in Oct., but it’s too soon to determine if it’s a new trend or a one-month exception.
NEW YORK – According to the Case-Shiller Home Price Index from S&P Dow Jones Indices and CoreLogic, October 2019 saw an annual increase of 3.3% for home prices across the country, which is up from the previous month’s pace.
During the month, the 10-city and 20-city composites reported a 1.7% and 2.1% year-over-year increase, respectively. Eight of 20 cities reported increases before seasonal adjustment, whereas 18 of 20 cities reported increases after seasonal adjustment.
Phoenix, Tampa, and Charlotte reported the highest year-over-year gains among all of the 20 cities.
“The Southeast region was also strong, as Charlotte, Tampa, and Atlanta all rose at greater ...
Sunday, April 10, 2016 / by Michael Axelrad, GRI
Friday, March 25, 2016 / by Michael Axelrad, GRI
One undeniable appeal is the village beaches, which have been rated among the world’s best, according to Westhampton Beach Trustee Brian Tymann. Tymann calls the village “the first Hampton” — saying it has the benefit of being closer to Manhattan and lacking the heavier traffic farther east on the South Fork.