One of our agents, Georgieanna Fisher, was recently told by a soon-to-be seller at Glen Ridge that Home Selling Team was not a listed as “preferred realtor” for Glen Ridge. It’s true, Home Selling Team declined to renew our status as a “preferred realtor” on the list that is distributed by the Administrator to residents. We were on the list for several years but chose not to renew after realizing there is no benefit to any Glen Ridge owners or to us as their Realtor.
Probably not! According to a new study by Bank of America we have underestimated the money smarts of millennials.
Millennials held the highest share of home buying activity out of all other generations for the fifth consecutive year, according to the 2018 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends [...]
- Remodeling Magazine’s 2018 Cost vs. Value Report is out. Using data from 2017 on the So before you plunge headlong into a remodeling project this weekend you may want to take a look at what may bear you future returns in terms of ROI. Some of these projects are generally undertaken by homeowners for their own enjoyment of their home and
This post is not supported by knowledge of an engineering report confirming the existence of a failing foundation nor a disclosure in the MLS stating such, but by a visual inspection of the property, precipitous price drops, foreclosure, and a reduction of almost $50,000 in assessed value by the town. This contemporary cape is a 3 bedroom, [...]
I had a call from my sales rep at Zillow. She said was checking in to see how I was doing. Actually, I think she called because she was notified that I increased my “spend” on Zillow in order to capture 109% of my market—who knew there was such a thing? This special percentage must be reserved for the Premier-est of the Premier or the [...]
Got an ugly house? A less than stellar location? Wallpapered rooms? Shared driveway? Lucky you! The path of least resistance is now 4 lanes wide to sell your home in a likely muilt-bid situation as buyers are anxiously considering paying more and accepting less than they ever dreamed thanks to the current inventory shortage. Of course, [...]
Over the years I have had calls regarding selling a property that is owned by more than one heir which can present a problem when the heirs don't agree on the sale or are not all interested in selling the inherited property. I had another call recently where one of three heirs remains a hold out and they have not been successful in their [...]
Are you a seller with a place to go when your home sells faster than the snow melting on your roof? Start packing. This is the market you've been waiting for. The housing supply remains tight and after back to back March Nor’easters in Eastern CT we are experiencing increased pent up demand for inventory as temperatures warm and mortgage [...]
In a previous post I wrote about the D.A.N.G.E.R report, D.A.N.G.E.R stands for Definitive Analysis of Negative Game Changers Emerging in Real Estate. a report commissioned by the National Association of Realtors in 2015. In the report the authors created an index called a PTI measuring the Probability (P) of the danger to happen, the [...]
You’re smart. You’re doing your research about home buying and homeownership (like you are right now!), so you feel like you’re prepared to avoid common home buying pitfalls. But you’ll soon find that once you’ve moved in, there is a whole new list of common problems that plague unwary first-time [...]
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