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How Do Rising Prices Impact Your Home Equity?

One of the big takeaways from the survey is that over the next five years, home prices will appreciate 3.5% per year on average, and cumulatively will grow by around 18%. So what does this mean for homeowners and their … Continue reading

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2 Tips For Getting The Most Money When Selling Your House

Every homeowner wants to make sure they get the best price when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to ensuring you get the highest price possible. … Continue reading

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New & Existing Home Sales Climb [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: Both New Home Sales and Existing Home Sales are up month-over-month and year-over-year. Inventory remains low which continues to drive home prices up as demand continues to exceed the 4.7-month inventory. The median price of new homes is up 12% … Continue reading

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Our Listing: Staten Island Home of the Week: Colonial with a wrap-around porch

This single-family, detached Colonial with a wrap-around porch, is located at 148 Clay Pit Rd., Woodrow. It is priced at $1,299,000. Built in 1998, the home has an updated custom kitchen with stainless-steel appliances, granite countertops and sliding glass doors … Continue reading

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USING A BLOG AND NEWSLETTER TO GROW YOUR REAL ESTATE BUSINESS

A real estate agent’s job isn’t just helping clients buy and sell homes. A large part of what you do involves marketing and relationship building. Successful agents constantly promote their business and spread awareness in an effort to bring in new clients. … Continue reading

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New Mortgage Rules May Spark Delays, Frustration

Effective Oct. 3, regulations aim to protect consumers, but they prompt concerns in industry Mortgage lenders and real-estate agents are bracing for the Oct. 3 implementation of a five-year-old law that has forced them to overhaul the way they process … Continue reading

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Would you accept ‘cash under the table’ for your home?

By Tracey Porpora | porpora@siadvance.com          A Staten Island home buyer put a bid on a Huguenot home listed for $1.3 million a few years ago. After the seller accepted an offer for $970,000, he approached the … Continue reading

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Oddo announces $28 million for Staten Island capital projects – DiTommaso Realty

By Rachel Shapiro | rshapiro@siadvance.com STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — More than $28 million will be going to capital improvements on Staten Island this year, Borough President James Oddo announced Wednesday, including about $9.4 million to schools, $6.7 million to parks … Continue reading

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$10 million upgrade to Forest Avenue shopping plaza to start this summer

By Tracey Porpora July 03, 2015 at 12:12 PM, updated July 03, 2015 at 12:58 PM From: http://www.silive.com/northshore/index.ssf/2015/07/10_million_upgrade_to_forest_a.html STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Work on the $10 million project to upgrade Forest Avenue Shopping Plaza — that will be anchored by LA … Continue reading

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New hurricane plan for the East Shore calls for levee across Hylan

By Rachel Shapiro | rshapiro@siadvance.com STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is calling for a buried seawall from Fort Wadsworth to Oakwood Beach as well as a levee and floodwall in Oakwood Beach in its new draft report to protect Staten … Continue reading

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