Anthony Atkinson's Blog Posts

Should I Sell My House This Year?

There’s no denying the housing market is undergoing a shift this season as buyer demand slows and the number of homes for sale grows. But that shift actually gives you some unique

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A Fall Checklist of 10 Things You Gotta Do Before Winter

By: John RihaSuch as look for roof leaks before the first winter snow. Preventative maintenance is key.When the last of summer’s heat is a faint memory, and you’re pulling out your

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Why It’s So Important To Hire a Pro

Some HighlightsIf you’re thinking of buying or selling a home, you’ll want a trusted real estate professional on your side for their industry experience and expert insights.The right

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Your Home August Newsletter: Planning To Retire?

 Planning To Retire? Your Equity Can Help You Reach Your Goal. Whether you’ve just retired or you’re thinking about retirement, you may be considering your options and trying to

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A Trusted Real Estate Advisor Provides Expert Advice

If you’re a homeowner or are planning to become one soon, you’re probably looking for clear information about today’s housing market. And if you’ve turned to the news or even

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Your Home Newsletter: Planning To Retire?

 Planning To Retire? Your Equity Can Help You Reach Your Goal. Whether you’ve just retired or you’re thinking about retirement, you may be considering your options and trying to

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Selling Your House? Your Asking Price Matters More Now Than Ever

There’s no doubt about the fact that the housing market is slowing from the frenzy we saw over the past two years. But what does that mean for you if you’re thinking of selling your?

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Planning To Retire? Your Equity Can Help You Reach Your Goal.

Whether you’ve just retired or you’re thinking about retirement, you may be considering your options and trying to picture a whole new stage of your life. And you’re not alone.

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Why Pre-Approval Is a Game Changer for Homebuyers

If you’re planning to buy a home this year, you might have heard that pre-approval is a necessary step to take before starting out on your journey. But why is that? And is it still important

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How To Decorate Like a Home Stager

Whether you’re getting ready to sell or simply looking to redecorate and add new life to your living space, a small change can go a long way. Use these quick tips that home stagers and

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Wondering Where You’ll Move if You Sell Your House Today?

If you put a pause on your home search because you weren’t sure where you’d go once you sold your house, it might be a good time to get back into the market. That’s because today

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Should I Buy a Home Right Now?

If you’ve been thinking about buying a home, you likely have one question on the top of your mind: should I buy right now, or should I wait? While no one can answer that question for you, here

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How Your Equity Can Grow over Time

It’s true that record levels of home price appreciation have spurred significant equity gains for homeowners over the past few years. As Diana Olick, Real Estate Correspondent at CNBC, 

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Making Long Island Home For All of Us

Fair housing is for everyone. By ensuring that everyone can choose where they want to live, those of us who call Long Island home have an opportunity to build stronger communities, support more

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Things To Avoid After Applying for a Home Loan

Once you’ve applied for a mortgage to buy a home, there are some key things to keep in mind. While it’s exciting to start thinking about moving in and decorating, be careful when it

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More Americans Choose Real Estate as the Best Investment Than Ever Before

Americans’ opinion on the value of real estate as an investment is climbing. That’s according to an annual survey from Gallup. Not only is real estate viewed as the best investment for

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Is the Housing Market Correcting?

If you’re following the news, all of the headlines about conditions in the current housing market may leave you with more questions than answers. Is the boom over? Is the market crashing or

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What Does the Rest of the Year Hold for the Housing Market?

If you’re thinking of buying or selling a house, you’re at an exciting decision point. And anytime you make a big decision like that, one thing you should always consider is timing. So,

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Why This Housing Market Is Not a Bubble Ready To Pop

Homeownership has become a major element in achieving the American Dream. A recent report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) finds that over 86% of buyers agree homeownership is still

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How Homeownership Can Help Shield You from Inflation

If you’re following along with the news today, you’ve likely heard about rising inflation. You’re also likely feeling the impact in your day-to-day life as prices go up for gas,

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Three Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

Buying your first home is a major decision and an exciting milestone. Even though it can feel daunting at times, it has the power to change your life for the better. If you’re looking to

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2022 Housing Market Updated Forecast

Some HighlightsWhat does the rest of the year hold for the housing market? Here’s what experts have to say about what lies ahead.Home prices are projected to rise and so are mortgage rates.

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Spring Cleaning Checklist for Sellers

Some HighlightsIf you’re thinking about selling your house this spring, here are some things you’ll want to tackle before you list.Spend your time on tasks that make it feel inviting,

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Is It Enough To Offer Asking Price in Today’s Housing Market?

If you’re planning to buy a home this season, you’re probably thinking about what you’ll need to do to get your offer accepted. In previous years, it was common for buyers to try

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What You Can Expect from the Spring Housing Market

As the spring housing market kicks off, you likely want to know what you can expect this season when it comes to buying or selling a house. While there are multiple factors causing some uncertainty,

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Think You Should For Sale By Owner? Think Again

Some Highlights For Sale By Owner (FSBO) is the process of selling real estate without the representation of a real estate broker or real estate agent.According to the National

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Using Your Tax Refund To Achieve Your Homeownership Goals This Year

If you’re buying or selling a home this year, you’re likely saving up for a variety of expenses. For buyers, that might include things like your down payment and closing costs. And for

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The Best Week To List Your House Is Just Around the Corner

Are you thinking about selling your house? If so, you may want to make it a priority to start the process soon. According to realtor.com, the sweet spot for sellers is just around the corner. In a

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The Right Time Is Right NOW!

Today, extreme buyer demand is giving home sellers the upper hand. I have never seen so many multiple offers from qualified buyers. And although this trend is expected to continue in the short-term,

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Thinking of Buying or Selling a Home?

The Spring Buyer and Seller Guides are here. Let's connect or click Here to can get the latest digital copies.  https://tinyurl.com

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This Spring Presents Sellers with a Golden Opportunity

If you’re thinking of selling your house this year, timing is crucial. After all, you’ll want to balance getting the most out of the sale of your current home and making the

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The Impact Supply And Demand On Your Buying And Selling Goals For 2022

In today’s housing market, there are far more buyers looking for homes than sellers listing their houses. Based on the concept of supply and demand, this means home prices will naturally

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The Impact Of Supply And Demand On Your Buying And Selling Goals

In today’s housing market, there are far more buyers looking for homes than sellers listing their houses. Based on the concept of supply and demand, this means home prices will naturally

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What's The Impact Supply and Demand On Your Buying and Selling Goals?

In today’s housing market, there are far more buyers looking for homes than sellers listing their houses. Based on the concept of supply and demand, this means home prices will naturally

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How To Navigate a Market Where Multiple Offers Is the New Normal

If you’re thinking of buying a home today, you already know that the number of homes available for sale is low. But what does that really mean for you? As a buyer, low housing

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How Supply and Demand Can Impact Your Buying and Selling Goals

In today’s housing market, there are far more buyers looking for homes than sellers listing their houses. Based on the concept of supply and demand, this means home prices will naturally

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Are Home Prices Continuing To Rise?

Many analysts projected home price appreciation would slow dramatically in the fall of 2021 and then continue to soften throughout 2022. So far, that hasn’t happened. The major price

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Down Payment Assistance Programs Can Help You Achieve Homeownership

For many homebuyers, the thought of saving for a down payment can feel daunting, especially in today’s market. That’s why, when asked what they find most difficult in the homebuying

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6 Foundational Benefits of Homeownership Today

Over the past year, our homes have become an integral part of our lives more than ever. They’re much more than the houses we live in. They’re our workplaces, virtual schools, and safe

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The Path To Homeownership Can Be Steeper for Some Americans

As we celebrate Black History Month, we honor and recognize the past and present experiences of Black Americans. A significant part of this experience is investing in a home of their own. While

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How Remote Work Impacts Your Home Search In Today's Market

Some HighlightsIf your workplace is delaying its return to office plans or is allowing permanent work from home options, that may open up new possibilities for your home search.Ongoing remote work

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Remote Work Is Here To Stay. Can Your Home Deliver the Space You Need to Work?

A lot has changed over the past year. For many people, the rise in remote work influenced what they’re looking for in a home and created a greater appetite for a dedicated home office. Some

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Why Your Home Inspection Matters In Today's Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some HighlightsBuying a home and wondering if your inspection is necessary? While some buyers may decide to waive their inspection, it’s risky decision.Your home

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Advice for First-Generation Homebuyers

The sense of pride you’ll feel when you purchase a home can’t be overstated. For first-generation homebuyers, that feeling of accomplishment is even greater. That’s because the

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Achieving the Dream of Homeownership

Homeownership has long been considered the American Dream, and it’s one every American should feel confident and powerful pursuing. But owning a home is also a deeply personal dream. Our

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Why Right Now Is a Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity for Sellers

If you’re thinking about selling your house in 2022, you truly have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity at your fingertips. When selling anything, you always hope for strong demand for

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5 Tips for Making Your Best Offer on a Home

As a buyer in a sellers’ market, sometimes it can feel like you’re stuck between a rock and a hard place. When you’re ready to make an offer on a home, remember these five

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Buyers Want To Know: Why Is Housing Supply Still So Low?

One key question that’s top of mind for homebuyers this year is: why is it so hard to find a house to buy? The truth is, we’re in the ultimate sellers’ market, so real

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Where Will I Go if I Sell My House?

Many homeowners have realized their needs have changed over the past year. Let's connect today to discuss your.

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Your Home Equity Is Growing...How's Your Home Trending?

Some HighlightsIf you’re a homeowner, today’s rising equity is great news. On average, homeowners have gained $51,500 in equity since this time last year.Whether it’s funding an

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Should I Update My House Before I Sell It?

Some HighlightsIf you’re deciding whether you should make updates before you sell your house, lean on your agent to be your guide.If the market is flooded with houses for sale, updates may be

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What's Your New Year's Resolution?

Whatever your goals are for 2022, your home should be a place to help make them a reality. Let's connect so you can find a home with the space you need to achieve your dreams this.

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How To Hit Your Homebuying Goals This Year [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some HighlightsIf you’re looking to buy a home, you may want to put these items on your to-do list to ensure you hit your goals.It’s important to start working on your credit and

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Why Waiting To Sell Your House Could Cost You a Small Fortune

Many homeowners who plan to sell in 2022 may think the wise thing to do is to wait for the spring buying market since historically about 40 percent of home sales occur between April and July.,

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How Much Do You Need for Your Down Payment?

As you set out on your homebuying journey, you likely have a plan in place, and you’re working on saving for your purchase. But do you know how much you actually need for your down payment?If

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Thinking of Buying or Selling a Home This Winter?

The latest information is available to help you confidently decide whether to buy or sell a home this winter. The process of buying or selling a home can be overwhelming at times, but you don

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Here Is A Checklist for Selling Your House This Winter

Some HighlightsIf you’re planning to sell your house this winter, you’ll want it to look its best inside and out.Take the time and focus on tasks that make it 

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Two Important Reasons Why Waiting To Buy a Home Will Cost You More

If you’re a homeowner who’s decided your current house no longer fits your needs, or a renter with a strong desire to become a homeowner, you may be hoping that waiting until next year

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Some Experts Project Mortgage Rates Will Continue To Rise in 2022

Mortgage rates are one of several factors that impact how much you can afford if you’re buying a home. When rates are low, they help you get more house for your money. Within the last year,

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2022 Housing Market Forecast

Some HighlightsWhat does the coming year hold for the housing market? Here’s what experts project for 2022.Mortgage rates are projected to rise and so are home prices.

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Long-term Care: The Retirement Wildcard

The end of the year is always a good time to take stock of your finances and make sure your savings and investments align with your long- and short-term goals. Even when you’ve been a

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How To Think Strategically as a Buyer in Today’s Market

The game of chess can provide incredible lessons to apply to all aspects of life, including the homebuying process. Chess requires you to plan and think about your strategy from the very beginning

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Housing Challenge or Housing Opportunity? It Depends.

The biggest challenge in real estate today is the lack of available homes for sale. The low housing supply has caused homes throughout the country to appreciate at a much faster rate than what we

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How Sellers Win When Housing Inventory Is Low

In today’s housing market, the number of homes for sale is much lower than the strong buyer demand. As a result, homeowners ready to sell have a significant advantage. Here are three ways&

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Why Now Is a Great Time To Sell Your House

As we near the end of the year, more homeowners are realizing the benefits of today’s sellers’ market. Record-breaking home price appreciation, growing equity, low 

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Homebuyer Tips for Finding the One

Some HighlightsThe best advice carries across multiple areas of life. When it comes to homebuying, a few simple tips can help you stay on track.Because of increased demand, you’ll

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Your Journey to Homeownership

Some HighlightsWhen it comes to buying a home, there are a number of key milestones along the way.The process includes everything from building your team and understanding your finances to&

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Home sales slow as prices continue to soar in New York State

View New York September Home Sales ReportThe “Skinny Video”Albany, NY – October 21, 2021 – The median price of homes has continued to climb for 17 consecutive months in year

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Have You Ever Seen a Housing Market Anything Like This Before?

Some HighlightsWhether you’re buying or selling – today’s housing market has plenty of good news to go around.Buyers can take advantage of today’s mortgage rates to escape

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Is the Number of Homes for Sale Finally Growing?

An important metric in today’s residential real estate market is the number of homes available for sale. The shortage of available housing inventory is the major reason for the double-digit

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Your Checklist To Get Ready To Sell

Some HighlightsWhen it comes to selling your house, you want it to look its best inside and out.It’s important to focus on tasks that can make it inviting, show it’s cared for, and boost

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The Difference in Net Worth Between Renters and Homeowners Is Widening

Becoming financially secure is an important goal for many people today, but some don’t realize just how much homeownership can help them achieve that dream. A recent report, The Journey Toward

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The Difference in Net Worth Between Homeowners and Renters Is Widening

Becoming financially secure is an important goal for many people today, but some don’t realize just how much homeownership can help them achieve that dream. A recent report, The Journey Toward

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Why Homeownership Is Still The American Dream

Owning your home provides many benefits, including stability, safety, and personal pride. Let's connect if you're dreaming of homeownership this.

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Homebuyers: Hang in There

Some HighlightsToday’s sellers’ market provides unique challenges—and benefits—for buyers.Current low interest rates won’t last forever, and home prices are forecast to

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Owning a Home Has Distinct Financial Benefits Over Renting

Some HighlightsWhen you rent, you build your landlord’s wealth, your monthly payment depends on ever-rising rents, and you don’t benefit from home price appreciation.On the other hand,

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Top Reasons To Own Your Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some HighlightsJune is National Homeownership Month, and it’s a great time to consider the benefits of owning your own home.If you’re thinking of buying a home, it might just help

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The Right Expert Will Guide You Through This Unprecedented Market

In a normal market, it’s good to have an experienced guide coaching you through the process of buying or selling a home. That person can advise you on important things like pricing your home

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LEARN MORE ABOUT COVID-19 VACCINES

Veiw Links Belowhttps://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/https://www.fda/

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4 Ways to Be Ready for a Bidding War

In today's competitive market, the average home for sale receives multiple offers. Let's connect to make sure you're fully prepared as a homebuyer for a potential bidding.

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THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN BUYING A HOME

The process of buying a home can be overwhelming at times, but you don’t need to go through it alone.You may be wondering if now is a good time to buy a home…or if interest rates are

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Top 4 Reasons to Own a Home

Owning a home can have an incredible impact on your quality of life. Let's connect if you're ready to make your dream of homeownership a.

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Don’t Sell on Your Own Just Because It’s a Sellers’ Market

In a sellers’ market, some homeowners might be tempted to try to sell their house on their own (known as For Sale By Owner, or FSBO) instead of working with a trusted real estate professional.

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What Credit Score Do You Need for a Mortgage Today?

According to data from the most recent Origination Insight Report by Ellie Mae, the average FICO® score on closed loans reached 753 in February. As lending standards have tightened

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What Credit Score Do You Need for a Mortgage?

According to data from the most recent Origination Insight Report by Ellie Mae, the average FICO® score on closed loans reached 753 in February. As lending standards have tightened

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Long Island January 2021 Market Reports

Welcome to Long Island and Queens Market Report for January:

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Why It’s Easy to Fall in Love with Homeownership

Some HighlightsHomeownership provides comfort, stability, and security, and it makes you feel more connected to your community.Your home is something to be proud of and is uniquely yours, so you can

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What Happens When Homeowners Leave Their Forbearance Plans?

According to the latest report from Black Knight, Inc., a well-respected provider of data and analytics for mortgage companies, 6.48 million households have entered a forbearance plan as a result of

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Is This the Year to Sell My House?

If one of the questions you’re asking yourself is, “Should I sell my house this year?” consumer sentiment about selling today should boost your confidence in the right

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Why Right Now May Be the Time to Sell Your House

The housing market made an incredible recovery in 2020 and is now positioned for an even stronger year in 2021. Record-low mortgage interest rates are a driving factor in this continued,

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Financial Fundamentals for Homebuyers [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some HighlightsWhen you’re thinking about buying a home, there are a few key steps to take before you even start to look at houses.From saving for your down payment to getting pre-approved for

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Three Reasons to Buy a Home in 2021

2021 will be a great year to buy a home. Let's connect to make sure you're ready for success in today's housing market. Enter your information in the form to the right of this video and we'll

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The Importance of Home Equity in Building Wealth

Homeownership has always been the first rung on the ladder leading to household wealth. As Freddie Mac recently posted:“Homeownership has cemented its role as part of the American Dream,

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The Difference a Year Makes for Homeownership In The US

Over the past year, mortgage rates have fallen more than a full percentage point, hitting a new historic low 15 times. This is a great driver for homeownership, as today’s low rates provide

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The New York Market Report - November 2020

View Detail Housing Market ReportsAre You Thinkiing Of Selling?Get your FREE Home Evaluation Today!To request an Instant Evaluation of your home click HERENY real estate market remains strong during

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Raise Your Sales Game With Weichert Tools and systems

If you are looking for the right company to grow your Real Estate Career in 2021, hear what some of the Weichert agents and brokers had to say why they chose to partner with Weichert Realtors.

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5 Reasons to Sell Your House This Holiday Season

This holiday season may be the perfect time to sell your house. Let's connect to discuss how today's buyer demand is presenting the greatest opportunities for.

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5 Steps to Take if You Need Forbearance Relief

Forbearance programs are helping homeowners manage their monthly mortgage payments right now. Let's connect and follow-up with your lender to make sure you have the information you need to make a

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The Winter Housing Market Forecast Will Be Hot And Won't Be Chilly

According to experts, the housing market is not forecasted to cool off this winter. Let's connect to make sure you're ready to enter the real estate market during the hottest time to buy or sell a

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Homeownership Is the primary to Building Wealth

For years, real estate has been considered the best investment you can make. A major reason for this is due to the net worth a household gains through homeownership. In fact, according to the 2019

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Digital House Hunting Makes Homebuying More Efficient In A Virtual Pandemic World

In a year when we’re learning to do so much remotely, homebuying is no exception. From going to work to attending school, grocery shopping, and even seeing our doctors online, digital

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With Home Values Surging, Is it Still Affordable to Buy Home Right Now?

Housing inventory is at an all-time low. Realtor.com just reported that there are 39% fewer homes for sale today than there were last year. At the same time, buyer demand remains strong. In a recent

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Knowledge Is Power on the Path to Homeownership In 2021

Homeownership is on the goal list for many young adults, but sometimes it’s hard to know exactly how to get there. From understanding the homebuying process to pre-approval and down payment

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Have a Wonderful, Safe and Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is a prime time for us to gather and to give thanks for all that we have. That includes family, friends, and our 'harvest.' This year has taught us how to be truly grateful. One idea

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The Winter Housing Market Forecast Won't Be Chilly

According to experts, the housing market is not forecasted to cool off this winter. Let's connect to make sure you're ready to enter the real estate market during the hottest time to buy or sell a

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Why Working from Home May Spark Your Next Real Estate Move

If you’ve been working from home this year, chances are you’ve been at it a little longer than you initially expected. Businesses all over the country have figured out how to operate

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VA Home Loans: Helping Heroes Find a Home

Today, on Veterans Day, we honor those who have served our country and thank them for their continued dedication to our nation. In the United States, there are many valuable benefits available to

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Making a Home for the Brave Possible

Some HighlightsVA Home Loans provide unique opportunities for Veterans, active-duty personnel, and their families in recognition of their service to our Nation.For eligible individuals, options

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Is it Safe to Sell My House Right Now?

In today’s real estate market, the buzz is all about how it’s a great time to sell your house. Buyer demand is high, and there simply aren’t enough homes available to buy to meet

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Three Ways Low Inventory Is a Win for Sellers

The number of houses for sale today is significantly lower than the high buyer activity in the current housing market. According to Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for the National Association of

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I May Have A Buyer For Your Home!

If you are thinking of selling...now would be a great time to find out "How Much Your Home Is"

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Buyer Interest Is Growing among Younger Generations

The demand for homes this year is extraordinary as record-breaking numbers of hopeful buyers continue to shop for homes. In a normal year, the peak homebuying season comes to a close by early fall.

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6 VIP Reasons You’ll Win by Selling with a Real Estate Agent This Fall

There are many benefits to working with a real estate professional when selling your house. During challenging times, like what we face today, it becomes even more important to have an expert you

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Is Selling My House Now the Right Move?

Some HighlightsDemand from homebuyers has skyrocketed this year, which means today’s sellers are poised to win big. This ideal moment in time to sell your house won’t last

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Do You Have Enough Money Saved for a Down Payment?

One of the biggest misconceptions for first-time homebuyers is how much you’ll need to save for a down payment. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t always have to put 20% down to buy a

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Housing Market on Track to Beat Last Year’s Success

Back in March, as the nation’s economy was shut down because of the coronavirus, many were predicting the real estate market would face a major collapse. Some forecasts called for a 15-20%

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Where Are Home Values Headed Over the Next 12 Months?

 As shelter-in-place orders were implemented earlier this year, many questioned what the shutdown would mean to the real estate market. Specifically, there was concern about home values. After

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6 Home Upgrades Buyers Want in the COVID-19 Era

By Lauren Sieben | Sep 24, 2020Feverpitched/Getty ImagesIf you imagined 2020 was the year you would finally list your house for sale, you may have hit the brakes on those plans when

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Virtual School Is Changing Homebuyer Needs

Some HighlightsWith remote learning sweeping the nation this academic year, organized spaces with enough room for kids to learn effectively are high on buyer wish lists.If you’re trying to

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Have You Ever Seen a Housing Market Like This Before?

The year 2020 will certainly be one to remember, with new realities and norms that changed the way we live. This year’s real estate market is certainly no exception to that shift, with

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What Are The Top Reasons People Are Moving This Year?

The Top Reasons People Are Moving This YearToday, Americans are moving for a variety of different reasons. The current health crisis has truly re-shaped our lifestyles and our needs. Spending extra

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The Cost of Renting Vs. Buying a Home In Today's Market

Some HighlightsThe percentage of income needed to afford a median-priced home today is declining, while that for renting is on the rise.This is making buying a home an increasingly attractive option

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Long Island Real Estate Matket Update

The pending home sales data reported by OneKey™ MLS in July demonstrates the strength of our market. After a disappointing spring market that was paused due to the coronavirus, it appears

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Two Important Reasons We Won’t See a Rush of Foreclosures This Fall

The health crisis we face as a country has led businesses all over the nation to reduce or discontinue their services altogether. This pause in the economy has greatly impacted the workforce and as

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Home Sales Hit a Record-Setting Rebound

With a worldwide health crisis that drove a pause in the economy this year, the housing market was greatly impacted. Many have been eagerly awaiting some bright signs of a recovery. Based on the

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A Real Estate Pro Is More Helpful Now than Ever

Some HighlightsA recent study shared by NAR notes that both buyers and sellers think an agent is more helpful than ever during the current health crisis.Expertise and professionalism are highly

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Does Your Home Have What Buyers Are Looking For In Today's Market?

There’s great opportunity for today’s homeowners to sell their houses and make a move, yet due to the impact of the ongoing health crisis, some sellers are taking their time coming back

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Mortgage Rates Hit Record Lows for Three Consecutive Weeks

Over the past several weeks, Freddie Mac has reported the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate dropping to record lows, all the way down to 3.03%. Last week’s reported rate reached the lowest

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Americans Rank Real Estate Best Investment for 7 Years Running

Some HighlightsReal estate has outranked stocks, savings accounts, and gold as the best long-term investment among Americans for the past 7 years.The belief in the stability of housing as a-

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A Historic Rebound for the Housing Market

Pending Home Sales increased by 44.3% in May, registering the highest month-over-month gain in the index since the National Association of Realtors (NAR) started tracking this metric in January.

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Is the Health Crisis Driving Buyers Out of Urban Areas?

The pandemic has caused consumers to re-examine the components that make up the “perfect home.” Many families are no longer comfortable with the locations and layouts of their existing

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Homebuyers Are in the Mood to Buy Today

According to the latest FreddieMac Quarterly Forecast, mortgage interest rates have fallen to historically low levels this spring and they’re projected to remain low. This means there’s

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Pricing Your House to Sell this Season

The key to selling your house in this current market is to price it just right. Let's connect to make sure your house is priced to sell this.

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Want to Make a Move? Homeowner Equity is Growing Year-Over-Year In Your Area

One of the bright spots of the 2020 real estate market is the growth in equity homeowners are experiencing across the country. According to the recently released Homeowner Equity Insights Report

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Are You Ready for the Summer Housing Market?

As the health crisis started making its way throughout our country earlier this spring, sellers have been cautious about putting their homes on the market. This hesitation stemmed primarily from

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Summer is the New Spring for Real Estate

 Some HighlightsThe health crisis slowed the market this spring, so buyers are jumping back into the market to make their moves this summer.Check these 10 items off your to-do list so your

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Top Reasons to Own Your Home Now!

Some HighlightsJune is National Homeownership Month, and it’s a great time to consider the benefits of owning your own home.If you’re in a position to buy, homeownership might help you

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Top Reasons to Own Your Home

 Some HighlightsJune is National Homeownership Month, and it’s a great time to consider the benefits of owning your own home.If you’re in a position to buy, homeownership might help

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The Benefits of Homeownership May Reach Further Than You Think

More than ever, our homes have become an integral part of our lives. Today they are much more than the houses we live in. They’re evolving into our workplaces, schools for our children, and

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Housing Market Positioned to Bring Back the Economy

All eyes are on the American economy. As it goes, so does the world economy. With states beginning to reopen, the question becomes: which sectors of the economy will drive its recovery? There seems

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VIRTUAL Seller Seminar

Before you make any decisions on your home's sale, join us for a VIRTUAL Seller's seminar. If you're considering selling now or in the future, this is your first step to achieving the highest return

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Will The Value Homes Appreciate or Depreciate in 2020?

 With the housing market staggered to some degree by the health crisis the country is currently facing, some potential purchasers are questioning whether home values will be impacted. The price

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The 3 Sciences That Are Driving Today's Expert Economic Projections

Business science, health science, and social science all influence the projections we're hearing from economic experts right now. Let's connect to discuss the latest insights and how they may impact

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What Are The Keys to Selling Your House Virtually During COVID-19?

In a recent survey by realtor.com, people thinking about selling their homes indicated they’re generally willing to allow their agent and some potential buyers inside if done under the right

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Keys to Selling Your House Virtually

In a recent survey by realtor.com, people thinking about selling their homes indicated they’re generally willing to allow their agent and some potential buyers inside if done under

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What If I Need to Sell My Home Now? What Can I Do?

Every day that passes, people have a need to buy and sell homes. That doesn’t stop during the current pandemic. If you’ve had a major life change recently, whether with your job or your

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What You Can Do to Get Your House Ready to Sell During COVID-19

Some Highlights:Believe it or not, there are lots of things you can do to prep your house for a sale without even going to the store.Your real estate plans don’t have to be completely on hold

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How Technology Is Enabling the Real Estate Process

Today’s everyday reality is pretty different than it looked just a few weeks ago. We’re learning how to do a lot of things in new ways, from how we work remotely to how we engage with

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Why Home Office Space Is More Desirable Than Ever

For years, we’ve all heard about the most desirable home features buyers are looking for, from upgraded kitchens to remodeled bathrooms, master suites, and more. The latest on the hotlist,

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Will Surging Unemployment Crush Home Sales?

Ten million Americans lost their jobs over the last two weeks. The next announced unemployment rate on May 8th is expected to be in the double digits. Because the health crisis brought the economy

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The Housing Market Is Positioned to Help the Economy Recover

Some HighlightsExpert insights are painting a bright future for housing when the economy bounces back – and it will.We may be facing challenging economic times today, but the housing market is

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The Economic Impact of Buying a Home

The Economic Impact of Buying a HomeWe’re in a changing real estate market, and life, in general, is changing too – from how we grocery shop and meal prep to the ways we can interact

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What You Can Do to Keep Your Dream of Homeownership Moving Forward

Some Highlights:Don’t put your homeownership plans on hold just because you’re stuck inside.There are several things you can do right now to keep your home search moving forward.Connect

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A Recession Does Not Equal a Housing Crisis

Some HighlightsThe COVID-19 pandemic is causing an economic slowdown.The good news is, home values actually increased in 3 of the last 5 U.S. recessions and decreased by less than 2% in the 4th.All

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5 Simple Graphs Proving This Is NOT Like the Last Time

With all of the volatility in the stock market and uncertainty about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), some are concerned we may be headed for another housing crash like the one we experienced from 2006

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Confidence Is the Key to Success for Young Homebuyers

Confidence Is the Key to Success for Young HomebuyersBuying your first home can seem overwhelming. Thankfully, there’s a lot of great information out there to help you feel more confident as

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Realtor.com® Report: The Most Loved Home Features in the U.S.

Which feature made you fall in love with your current home? Was it the view? The in-ground pool? Or was it the in-law apartment that sealed the deal? According to a new analysis by 

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Weichert Realtors Quality Homes empower all their agents in lead gen, sales and marketing

NEWS BRIEFmyWeichert to empower 13K agents in lead gen, sales and marketingDeveloped with Inside Real Estate's kvCORE, myWeichert will roll out across the enterprise to support brokers in coaching

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Should I Sell My House In Long Island This Year?

If one of the questions you’re asking yourself today is, “Should I sell my house this year?” the current Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) 

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3 Benefits to Buying Your Dream Home This Year

Outside of a strong economy, low unemployment, and higher wages, there are three more great reasons why you may want to consider buying your dream home this year instead of waiting.1. Buying a Home

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The 2020 Real Estate Projections That May Surprise You

This will be an interesting year for residential real estate. With a presidential election taking place this fall and talk of a possible recession occurring before the end of the year, predicting

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Where is the Housing Market Headed in 2020?

Some Highlights:Interest rates will be lower than they have been since before 1980 at 3.8% and are projected to remain steady throughout 2020!According to CoreLogic, home prices will appreciate

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Get Your House Ready To Sell This Winter

Some HighlightsWinter is a great time to list a house, since inventory is traditionally low, and most sellers are holding off until spring to put their homes on the market.Waiting for warmer

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75 Years of VA Home Loan Benefits

75 Years of VA Home Loan BenefitsToday, on Veterans Day, we salute those who have served our country in war or peace, and we thank them for their sacrifice.This year marks the 75th anniversary

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The #1 Reason to List Your House in the Winter In Long Island and Queens

Many sellers believe spring is the best time to put their homes on the market because buyer demand traditionally increases at that time of year. What they don’t realize is if every homeowner

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How to Determine If You Can Afford to Buy a Home

The gap between the increase in personal income and residential real estate prices has been used to defend the concept that we are experiencing an affordability crisis in housing today.It is true

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Should I Sell My Home Now or Wait Until the Spring?

5 Reasons to Sell This FallWhen the time come to sell a home, there are many questions homeowners ask themselves during the selling process. "How much will my home sell for?"  "How much

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Should I Sell My Home This Fall or Wait Until the Spring?

5 Reasons to Sell This FallWhen the time come to sell a home, there are many questions homeowners ask themselves during the selling process. "How much will my home sell for?"  "How much

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