Learn About Radon

Learn About Radon

Learn about radon because it can save your life. Radon is a colorless and odorless radioactive gas that has been estimated to cause 5,000 to 20,000 lung cancer deaths yearly. It is second only to smoking as a cause of lung cancer. It has been estimated that nearly 1...
Types of Mortgage Lenders

Types of Mortgage Lenders

Did you know there are different types of mortgage lenders? It does not cross many homebuyers mind but their services vary and will benefit your differently so you should know the types of mortgage lenders out there. Mortgage Bankers Mortgage Bankers are lenders that...
Buy Condo or Coop: That is the Question

Buy Condo or Coop: That is the Question

Buy condo or coop is the question many buyers in the New York market have. Most are lead to believe condos are a better buy than coops. What these buyers don’t know are the differences between the two legal entities where both come with their own set of problems. The...
Affordable Housing Resources For Buying

Affordable Housing Resources For Buying

There are many resources that you can look into to find and purchase affordable housing. Start by contacting the following organizations: 1. NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development (HPD) is very active in providing housing for low-income families....
Standard NYC Landlord Requirements

Standard NYC Landlord Requirements

Knowing NYC landlord requirements can give you a jump on getting the apartment you want only if you have it on hand and ready to go. Most newbies make light of it until they lose the apartment they had their minds set on, so don’t risk it and have it all ready....
How to Clear a Clogged Shower Drain

How to Clear a Clogged Shower Drain

These are my suggested methods for how to clear a clogged shower drain. It is always worth avoiding the expense of employing a plumber if you possibly can – unclogging a shower drain yourself usually isn’t as difficult as some people might think. In fact,...
Understanding NYC Flip Taxes

Understanding NYC Flip Taxes

If there’s one issue that both confuses and entices board members, it’s the flip tax. More accurately described as a “transfer fee”, a flip tax is “a good way of raising money” attorney Arthur Weinstein assured workshop...
Hot, Normal and Cold Markets

Hot, Normal and Cold Markets

The real estate market trends are always changing. Each type of real estate market brings different things to buyer and seller and have their pros and cons. Hot Market This is an extremely competitive market, one that is advantageous to the seller. Sometimes, homes...
8 Top Home Care Tips

8 Top Home Care Tips

We’re always looking for home care tips that will help us make the job easier. Here are 8 top home care tips that just may help you to accomplish that. Let us know who they turn out for you. 10 Simple Laundry Prep Solutions 13 Cool Use for WD-40 13 Things Your...
12 Hidden Costs of Homeownership

12 Hidden Costs of Homeownership

Homeownership comes with many cost. Often times homebuyers forget to factor in these cost below and find themselves a little short on funds. So review the list and make sure you factor in these cost of homeownership: 1. Home inspection. Since a home purchase is likely...
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