Barnes and Noble Leaving The Bronx

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Increasing Rents plus Decreasing Sales equals tough choice to close the doors on the Bronx’s only Large Bookstore. Barnes and Noble says Goodbye! We say stay! I must admit, I am an avid book reader. My library is full of books gathered throughout the years. Long ago I learned that you are what you read. So […]

Elections and Bronx Real Estate

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What do Elections have to do with Bronx Real Estate? Your elected leaders can have a major impact on local real estate. From: Property Values Property Taxes Potholes Zoning Local Economy and more So I advocate getting involved in the political process. As Bronxites, we need to take a serious look at who represents us […]

GrubHub Review

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If you’re like me, then you don’t always have time to cook. I order in a lot and have found using a service like GrubHub is very convenient. All you have to do is visit their website, fillout a profile and start checking out the local restaurants in your area. It’s a convenient way to […]

The Cost of Waiting to Buy a Home

Now is the time to buy real estate

Buying Real Estate is one of the most complicated financial moves a person or family makes in their lifetime. That is why being prepared to buy a home is important. You want to make sure that you are financially prepared to make a purchase and that your current credit score is good enough to qualify for […]

Moving In To Do List – Real Estate

Moving In

So you spent what seems like an eternity searching for your perfect home. You might have previewed 3 or even 20 homes and spent countless nights and weekends in pursuit of your Dream Home. You’ve gone through the process of working with your Real Estate Agent, Lawyer, Property Inspector, Mortgage Lender and other key members […]

How to get a Mortgage for your next Real Estate Purchase

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Are you looking to buy a new home? If the answer is yes and you don’t have enough cash to buy the property outright, then you will need to get a Mortgage / Loan. There are some basics that go into getting a good mortgage rate. Save for your downpayment – It’s a good idea […]

Why use a Buyer’s Agent when Purchasing Real Estate

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When you are looking to purchase a Property, whether it’s a home or commercial real estate, you want to ensure that you are being properly represented. A Buyers Agent works on your behalf to help you negotiate the best deal and terms possible. They do the Market Research and most often have experience with your […]

How to Become a Bronx Real Estate Agent

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Help Bronxites Buy their first Home Have you thought about becoming a Real Estate Agent in the Bronx? The Bronx Manhattan North Association of Realtors is providing the Real Estate Salesperson Course starting on February 2 – April 1. On Mondays, Tuesday & Wednesday Evenings from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. The cost of the training is […]

Are Bronx Rents Affordable? Not Always

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Just finished reading an interesting article in the NY Daily News about the affordability of renting in the Bronx. View Original Article . The article was written by Denis Slattery. Denis is shedding some light on the issue of Rent in NYC. My first reaction was “This has to be wrong”, but after reading it and looking […]

Does Real Estate Hibernate for the Winter?

It is a myth in the real estate industry that winter is not a good time to buy or sell a home. Our instincts tell us that people tend not to be focused on making such a large purchase during the holiday season but in reality that is just a myth. Winter Buyers Yes, peak […]