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Want To Sell Your Home Faster?

Let Potential Buyers Feel at Home! You may think that being a host or tour guide for potential buyers who are viewing your home is a good idea. After all, who knows more about the wonderful features of your property than you do? The problem is, buyers don’t feel the same way. They ...

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Is Your Home Market Ready?

Putting your home on the market may be the last thing you have on your mind. But as you know, life happens. Things change. You might unexpectedly find yourself in the position of wanting or having to quickly sell your home. It happens more often than you might think. In fact, according ...

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Does Home Staging Really Work?

You might have heard about home staging and wondered what it’s all about. There are even a few television reality shows that feature staging experts doing their magic on a particular house or condo. So what exactly is it? Home staging is simply setting up your home to maximize its appeal to ...

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Trying To Find A Bargain Home

You’ve heard the story. Someone finds a home on the market that seems underpriced, grabs it, and subsequently discovers it’s worth tens of thousands of dollars more than the selling price. What a bargain! The truth is, bargains like that rarely happen. Most properties sell for somewhere close to their market value. That’s ...

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Stambovsky v. Ackley

  The New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, (1991) ruled that a house, which the Owner had previously advertised to the public as "haunted" by ghosts, legally was haunted for the purpose of the act of rescission brought by a buyer, Jeffrey Stambovsky,  which was under contract for the home. Ackley, the ...

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Easy Ways to Keep Cool This Summer

Summer’s almost upon us. That means more ice cream, fewer snowball fights and, of course, the battle to keep your house cool as the heat bears down. As it turns out, you don’t have to build your own ice cave to keep cool until fall. There are plenty of easy ...

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Your Property Is The Product

They say, “Home is where the heart is.” How true! That’s why, when selling your property, it’s important to realize that your home – your heart — is moving to another place. Your current property is now a product that you want to sell quickly, and for the best price ...

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Mix It Up! Soil Amendment 101

  Planning a garden out on a paper is one thing, but when it comes time to get your hands dirty, it might all go a bit sideways. Gardening is an exercise in improvisation, forcing you to work with soil that’s probably less than ideal to grow plants that may have ...

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