Here’s What Rent Costs Look Like in the Hudson Valley Right Now

July 17, 2019

Read up on prices from Albany to White Plains before you sign your next local lease. In the Hudson Valley right now, renting is the name of the game. As new apartment complexes pop up in hotspots like Beacon and Poughkeepsie, renters have their pick of pads in mini-metropolises and quiet countrysides alike. Add to that the fact […]


The Best Kitchen Decor on Instagram This Week—and How to Steal the Look

June 22, 2019

Since we’re in the business of all things home, it’s fair to say we’re obsessed with decor—we’re constantly seeking out the biggest trends. So thank goodness for Instagram, where we can endlessly scroll through the latest looks for inspiration. With that in mind, we’re kicking off a new series to deliver the decor fix we […]


When To Use These Financing Options

June 12, 2019

The starting point for any prospective deal is financing. How you plan on financing the transaction dictates just about everything else you do. Financing determines your offer price, the closing date, contract contingencies and earnest money deposited. On some deals the financing option is cut and dry. On others there are a handful of options […]


5 Hidden Home Buying Expenses

September 26, 2018

There is a lot that goes into buying a home. This is the case whether you plan on living in the property or using it as an investment.  What most veteran homebuyers know is that the list price is not the amount you end up spending.  Between property taxes, insurance and miscellaneous closing costs this number […]


4 Things To Consider When You Are Selling A Property

September 26, 2018

There are a handful of subtle things you should be doing if you are selling your property. Some of these are common sense but all of them can have a tremendous impact on your bottom line. Even in a seller’s market, it is not enough to list your home and wait for the offers to roll […]


Real Estate Lead Generation 101

February 17, 2016

What are the best real estate lead generation options today? Where and how can real estate agents, investors and other related industry professionals generate more leads for buying, selling and renting properties? What are some of the little known benefits, and pitfalls of common real estate lead generation channels today? Here are 12 ways for real estate […]


Technology vs. People Skills: Which Real Estate Strategies Will Win?

February 10, 2016

The real estate industry caters to independent strategies. For every investor, there is another way to go about conducting business. Some may prefer to utilize the convenience of technology while others want to maintain personal relationships. However, for one reason or another, there remains a void between these two independent strategies. Smart investors will figure […]


Real Estate Investing As A Business

February 3, 2016

“Investment is most intelligent when most business like” – Warren Buffett If investing is better when conducted most business like, does it mean that more real estate investors ought to be investing in a more businesslike fashion? Should every real estate investor be investing as a business? What does that really mean? What does it look […]


Housing Still The Best Investment Tool Of A Lifetime

January 27, 2016

Many people are still wondering whether or not real estate is one of the best investment strategies for long-term wealth building. Is investing in homes still a smart investment for the average individual? Is a home still the best investment of a lifetime for most Americans? If so, why are some pessimists still questioning the rebound […]