Things To Consider If You Are Buying A Home

I have included this pdf for you which is very important information if you are considering purchasing a home. Topics include: THE PRICE IS THE SAME, BUT THE COST IS LESS WILL THE 30-YEAR MORTGAGE DISAPPEAR? TIPS TO PRESENT A STRONGER MORTGAGE APPLICATION REAL ESTATE:  GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY OF THIS DECADE IS IT REALLY THE TIME TO […]

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5 Hardships For A Short Sale in Port Jefferson/Three Village

Here are facts and questions on short sales for you: WHAT EXACTLY IS A SHORT SALE? A short sale is when a property is sold for less than the sum of all liens on the property.  The lender often agrees to forgive the unpaid amount and releasing the borrower from any remaining obligations.  Remember that […]

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This House Says “I LOVE PORT JEFF”

It’s tangible, it’s solid, it’s beautiful. It’s artistic, …. and I just love real estate!  So appropriate to let you know this today, on Valentine’s Day! As I walk through the exquisite Historic District of Port Jefferson this morning, I feel love all around me!  So many homes decorated with hearts.  I especially love this […]

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Get Down With Spring Cleaning in Port Jefferson/Three Village

We only have one more month of winter to suffer through before the flowers bloom and the birds start chirping. Believe it or not, it’s time to get a head start on spring cleaning! I’ve been assessing my own home and noticing the winter build up in each room, but realize that if I take […]

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Don’t Let the Darkness Of The Past Cover the Brightness Of The Future!

That’s right, there is so much negativity regarding the real estate world, that you shouldn’t let it blind you.  Remember, that in the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.  We have been through a few tough years, but there are many opportunities within our reach.  The MLS of Long Island reported that the closed median home […]

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Think It’s Wise To Rent in Port Jefferson or Three Village? Think Again.

I am sorry, but I have to disagree with Suze Orman this time.  She said something last Friday evening during the Bill Maher Show on HBO that shocked me! Here’s her comment on the housing market:  “We now have an America that doesn’t even think that they want to own a home anymore; they’re under water […]

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Take A Self-Guided Historic Walking Tour Of Port Jeff Village!

The weather has been so delightful, and unusual, but I’m not complaining.   Do you enjoy walking and history?   Well then you will love the 3 historic walking tour guides of homes, and historic places and events that took place in Port Jefferson. Thanks to the Historical Society of Port Jefferson who has put these tours together! The first […]

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A Kitchen Can Sell A Home!

What do buyers look for in up-to-date kitchens?   It all depends on what price range your home is in.   Are you in a higher-end neighborhood?  It’s time to think high-end.  Your older home may have a highly functional kitchen, but a buyer will take one look at your formica counters and white appliances and […]

What Is Selling In Port Jefferson Real Estate?
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Six More Weeks Of Winter In Port Jefferson?

Yesterday was Groundhog Day across the US and Canada. MANY SHADOWS DO I SEE, SIX MORE WEEKS OF WINTER IT MUST BE! If you were hoping to be done with winter (me included), the groundhog had some bad news for us yesterday….HE SAW HIS SHADOW! This tradition goes back to medieval times when there was […]

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Good Faith Estimate Tip

Here’s a good tip for you on the Good Faith Estimate.  Knowledge is Power!  If you recall, several years ago U.S. Congress tried to protect consumers from a few unscrupulous lenders by requiring all lenders to calculate and disclose the annual percentage rate (APR) you pay on your mortgage loan.  But most homebuyers will learn more by […]

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