How Is Real Estate Commission Affected If You Find a Home Yourself?

How Is Real Estate Commission Affected If You Find a Home Yourself?  If you find a home yourself, should your real estate agent still get paid? Legally, the real estate commission depends on what kind of agreement you signed when you started working with that agent. “In some states a buyer is required to sign a buyer-agency agreement with a [real estate […]

Foreclosures in NYC hit highest level since 2009: report

Foreclosures in NYC hit highest level since 2009: report City saw 58% year-over-year increase 2017 foreclosures (Click here to see interactive map) It’s not yet clear if the GOP tax overhaul will drive up foreclosures — as some have predicted — but New York City is already seeing a high volume of homes hit the […]

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Protecting your home and pets in the cold

Preventing and Thawing Frozen Pipes             Being prepared and informed may help you to avoid the messy and often expensive issue of frozen pipes. The American Red Cross provides information and suggestions around how to prevent water pipes in the home from freezing, and how to thaw them if they […]

SEPTEMBER IS THE MONTH FOR RESPONSIBLE DOG OWNERSHIP.

SEPTEMBER IS THE MONTH FOR RESPONSIBLE DOG OWNERSHIP. Among companion animals, dogs are loveable, loyal and friendship like no other. Anyone who has ever loved a dog can confirm . The excitement your dog shows when you come home, the wagging tail , and their head nestled in your lap-those are only some of the […]