Monthly Archives: December 2009

‘My House Is Worth More Than That!’ — New York Real Estate

‘My House Is Worth More Than That!’ by Raja Tayeb on December 21, 2009 The listing price is perhaps the most important factor in how quickly a home will sell. But sellers often don’t understand how you reached your recommendation. … Continue reading

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Banks Again Offering Home Equity Lines — New York Real Estate

Banks Again Offering Home Equity Lines by Raja Tayeb on December 19, 2009 Now might be a good time for homeowners who still have plenty if equity in their home to tap into it. Lenders are again writing home equity … Continue reading

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More Home Owners Walk Away

A growing number of home owners in Arizona, California, Florida, and Nevada—where prices have fallen the most—are walking away from their properties. They are leaving the deal behind not because they can’t pay but because they don’t want to. A … Continue reading

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Sunshine and Open Spaces Equal Happiness — New York Real Estate

Sunshine and Open Spaces Equal Happiness by Raja Tayeb on December 19, 2009 People who live in warm, sunny states where the living is easy are happier than people who live where the weather, prices, air quality, and congestion aren’t … Continue reading

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Banks Again Offering Home Equity Lines — New York Real Estate

Banks Again Offering Home Equity Lines by Raja Tayeb on December 19, 2009 Now might be a good time for homeowners who still have plenty if equity in their home to tap into it. Lenders are again writing home equity … Continue reading

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Exterior Remodeling: Best Bang for Your Buck — New York Real Estate

Despite a slow market and a slight decrease in the resale value of most remodeling projects, REALTORS® report that the smartest home improvement investments may also be some of the least expensive. Results from the 2009 Remodeling Cost vs. Value … Continue reading

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4 out of 10 Recent Buyers Used FHA Loans — New York Real Estate

According to the most recent REALTORS® Confidence Index, 39 percent of recent buyers purchased a home with a Federal Housing Administration-insured loan. REALTORS® who took part in the November survey also reported that the number of first-time home buyers continued … Continue reading

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