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March 4, 2018
Bigger family with kids and a dog means a bigger home

The renting vs owning a home equation becomes complicated for move-up buyers

If you are looking to move up from a starter home, the new tax laws may have ignited the renting vs owning a home debate. Those […]
February 24, 2018
Downsizing in gentrifying communities...

Downsizing from a home & the relentless gentrification of Westchester…

Sellers who are downsizing from a home in Westchester are bumping up against an unexpected problem. A new wave of gentrification geared to the top 1%  […]
February 13, 2018
Tenants and Murphy's Law

On becoming a landlord – a cautionary tale staring Murphy’s Law…

So, you are thinking of becoming a landlord even though you never thought you would be one. This happens when life throws you a curve ball […]
February 8, 2018
Father and son working on a home improvement project

Building equity for your dream home with a “starter” home…

The best way to build equity for your dream home is to own a starter home. This has been true for generations, but is something that […]
January 25, 2018

Entry-level homebuyers – It still pays to own – in spades…

Home ownership still pays greater dividends than renting, but too many people who could own are just not in the game. There is an old saying […]
January 2, 2018

Tax reform and home ownership in high-tax states like New York…

Changes in the tax code, particularly with respect to the state and local tax deduction and the mortgage interest deduction are on everyone’s mind. These issues […]