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Proven Home Security Tips to Ensure Safer Long Island Living

Posted by Collin McGorty on Apr 6, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Protecting your home is essential for ensuring the safety of your family and possessions. When you buy a new home, there are certain preventive measures and actions that you can take to safeguard it. Check out these home security tips so you can fortify your living space the right way.

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Topics: residential real estate, buying a house, home security

Setting a House Sale Price that will get your Property Sold

Posted by Collin McGorty on Mar 30, 2017 10:00:00 AM

If you’re looking to get your home sold in a timely manner, it’s important that you set a reasonable, attainable sales price to interest and attract potential buyers. Depending on your individual property, there are several factors that can determine your house sale price.

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Topics: residential real estate, Selling, Finance, house sale

FAQs for Choosing a Commercial Real Estate Broker

Posted by Collin McGorty on Mar 23, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Commercial real estate properties are so important for the sustainability and structure of most companies. That’s why buying them can often be a time-consuming and costly endeavor. To make the process significantly easier, you’ll need a great commercial real estate broker to work on your behalf. Here are some questions you can ask to make sure you choose the right one.

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Topics: commercial property, commercial real estate, Real estate broker

Is Green Building Really a Sound Investment Opportunity?

Posted by Collin McGorty on Mar 16, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Throughout the past decade, there has been a global push by consumers and manufacturers to start using so-called “green” materials to sustainably design buildings and preserve our environment in the process. This includes a trend towards green building for residential and commercial properties. Read along to learn more about its uses and many benefits.  

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Topics: design, investment property, green building

How an Interest Rate Hike Can Affect Homebuyers and Owners

Posted by Collin McGorty on Mar 9, 2017 10:00:00 AM

In December of 2016, the Federal Reserve decided to increase the key overnight bank lending rate by a quarter of a percent for only the second time since the 2008 financial crisis. It may not seem like much, and it may only be a short-term deal, but this will produce major consequences for the housing market and affect long-term loan rates for homes.

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Topics: Buying, residential real estate, Finance, interest rate

Industrial Real Estate Leasing Tips for Beginners

Posted by Collin McGorty on Feb 21, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Industrial real estate is a branch of commercial real estate- but it’s bit more complex than the usual properties. Industrial properties are multifaceted; they deal with zoning laws, space use and plenty of permits. It may seem like a lot, but it doesn’t need to be difficult, too. Check out these tips for finding the perfect property today.

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Topics: leasing tips, lease, commercial real estate, industrial real estate

Why an Open House is Still the Way to Go for Sellers

Posted by Collin McGorty on Feb 14, 2017 10:00:00 AM

If you’re trying to sell your home, it’s important that you are aware of every avenue that you can pursue a potential sale through. Although many people wrote them off years ago, an open house is still one of the best ways to attract qualified buyers.

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Topics: residential real estate, Selling, open house, home staging

How Renters Rights can Protect Tenants and Properties

Posted by Collin McGorty on Feb 10, 2017 10:00:00 AM

As a tenant, there are certain rights that you are entitled to. Many landlords unfortunately neglect their responsibilities and the burden falls on the tenants, who may not be sure of what they are accountable for. To avoid this issue, check out all of the guarantees for tenants under renters rights.

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Topics: leasing tips, lease terms, Renting, landlord, renters rights

How Does an Escrow Account Actually Work?

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Feb 3, 2017 10:00:00 AM

If you are a home buyer, you are likely to have an escrow account, either by choice or as a home loan requirement. However, it is just as likely that you do not know what an escrow is or how it actually works. If you are shopping for a home, you will want to know everything there is to know about these helpful accounts.

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Topics: Mortgage, buying a house

A Review of Mortgage Points and their Savings

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jan 26, 2017 10:00:00 AM

When purchasing a new home, there is a seemingly endless number of factors that go into deciding how much you will pay. There’s your mortgage, taxes, insurance, closing fees and that’s only the tip of the iceberg. However, there are also ways that you can save yourself some money down the line. One way is by purchasing mortgage points.

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Topics: Buying, residential real estate, Mortgage, mortgage points

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