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The Best Apps to Help Streamline Your Home Renovations

Home renovations can be exhausting, expensive and stressful. In this article, I’ll walk you through some tips that will help streamline your plans and give you a sense of direction.

Don’t know where to start? Need a fresh coat of paint without running out to gather samples? These apps will get you started.

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Summer Real Estate Trends in Staten Island

The real estate market in Staten Island to date has been an interesting one, with record low-interest rates meaning that closings are occurring when the right mix of motivated sellers along with buyers—with realistic price expectations—meet, but not at the same pace as this time period in 2018. As a side note, most deals that go into contract eventually close. More on that here.

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The Real State of Real Estate in New York – Episode 1

Welcome to my new show: THE REAL STATE OF REAL ESTATE. Our goal with this series is to inform buyers and sellers in the Staten Island Real Estate Market and the New York Real Estate market. In this first episode, I interview James Young, Mortgage Loan Officer...

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Staten Island Real Estate Forecast for 2019

Welcome to my 2018 round-up and 2019 predictions of the Staten Island Real Estate Market. First, a quick recap of my predictions as shared in my blog Staten Island Real Estate Forecast for 2018. Now, regarding the elephant wheel in the room, the New York Wheel project...

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Poor Estate Planning Can Be Scary!

If you’ve read our previous articles on the subject, Estate Planning With Your Elders: Bringing Taboo Topics to the Table Part I and Part II, and taken on the advice shared you’ll already have the following items in place, either for yourself or your family members: A...

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Sellers Checklist – Staten Island Housing Market

Once you’ve made the decision to list your Staten Island home for sale, the fun part starts! In this blog I will outline some of the steps you will need to take in order to sell your Staten Island home, from preparing your home for sale to exchanging contracts and...

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How to Stage Your Home for Success

When speaking with clients who are considering selling their family home or investment property in Staten Island, they often ask for some tips and tricks on how to increase the value of their home before putting it on the Staten Island housing market. There are of...

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Renting vs Buying in the Staten Island

In recent times I have been increasingly approached by a younger clientele base, seeking my advice on purchasing a home earlier in life. My previous blog, Buying A Home In Your Twenties offers some tips on purchasing your first home at a younger age. With this blog...

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