Real Estate

When my youngest child moved out, I was left living in a large home by myself. Weekend visits from the grandchildren only filled the space part of the time. The home became more of a burden as each day passed. It was not until I was working with my real estate agent to sell my home and find a smaller home did I realize that there were so many others in the same position. I created this blog to help other empty nesters explore their options for downsizing and to provide guidance on finding a new home that fits in more with their lifestyle.

Real Estate


Closing The Door On A Rental Property? Your Guide To Selling A Unit

20 October 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

If you're a landlord who is thinking about selling a rental property, there are a few things you should know before you place that "for sale" sign in the yard. Here are the top tips to save both time and money. Learn the Market. Meet early on with a real estate agent from an agency like RE/MAX INTEGRITY with local experience in the type of building or home you plan to sell.
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Two Neighborhoods For Grad Students To Rent An Apartment In If They Are Attending The Rose Hill Campus Of Fordham University

12 October 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

If you are going to Fordham University for grad school, and are attending the Rose Hill campus, near the Bronx, then you're probably wondering where to rent an apartment. Many people are familiar with the areas surrounding the Manhattan campus (Lincoln center) but not as many people are familiar with The Bronx. So it can be a bit daunting or scary to choose where to stay. However, rest assured that you can find a safe place that will also provide you with an easy commute.
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Custom Vs. Conventional: Is It Better To Buy A House Or Land?

5 October 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Buying a home is a dream for many people, but sometimes it's not the home you should start with. For some, buying land and then putting up a custom home is a better option. Given how home prices are skyrocketing in different areas of the country, the cost of buying land and having a custom home built is often comparable to buying an already-built home. But cost alone shouldn't determine which option you go with.
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Buying A Home In The Winter? 3 Things To Check Before Making An Offer

28 September 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

When purchasing a home, you want to be able to see the home as early as possible before making an offer. It can be so frustrating to think you're buying the perfect home, only to be disappointed with it later. With this in mind, it's best to avoid buying a home in the winter of the option to buy during another season. If waiting isn't an option and you've decided to buy during winter, the following tips can all help make it much easier to find the perfect home for you.
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Home Buying Tips for Empty Nesters

When my youngest child moved out, I was left living in a large home by myself. Weekend visits from the grandchildren only filled the space part of the time. The home became more of a burden as each day passed. It was not until I was working with my real estate agent to sell my home and find a smaller home did I realize that there were so many others in the same position. I created this blog to help other empty nesters explore their options for downsizing and to provide guidance on finding a new home that fits in more with their lifestyle.

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