Accepted Offer! Everything’s Set, Right?

Accepted Offer! Everything’s Set, Right? Congratulations! You have an accepted offer on your property! So…everything’s all set, right? Well, not exactly… Unlike other states, an accepted offer in New York is not legally binding. This actually works to the advantage of both parties – the seller is still in a position to consider a better…

Are You Really Game for a Renovation?

Are You Really Game for a Renovation? A brand new bathroom. A modernized kitchen. New hardwood floors. Brand new lighting fixtures. As an owner, the thought of upgrading your current home and having some of the features you’ve always wanted is quite tempting – and can oftentimes be a very smart investment. And for buyers,…

Why Overpricing is a “No Go”

Why Overpricing is a “No Go” With home prices booming over the past years, it could be really tempting as a prospective seller to go for the gold (or platinum) and ask for a higher than market price just to see what you could get. But there are several reasons why that’s not such a…

Getting Ready for Your Sale

Getting Ready for Your Sale Once you’ve decided that you want to sell your home (after going through the steps of my previous post, of course), you’ll need to work with your agent to get your home ready for the sales process. Here’s what you need to do. Decide on the List Price Work with…

Should You Sell?

Should You Sell? With all the news lately about the past year being one of the best for real estate sales since 2007, it’s not surprising that many homeowners are mulling over whether or not they should put their homes on the market. Trying to figure out if you should take the plunge yourself? Here…