Buyers Info

October 31, 2011
The Ritz Carlton Penthouse - Dream House - White Plains NY 10601

Downsizing in Style – Luxury condos & townhouses in White Plains NY have become more affordable…

Many homeowners in lower Westchester have been hoping to downsize but stay local.
October 26, 2011
Housing Matters - Tag Cloud

“But I don’t want to ‘settle!’ This is a buyers market – I should be able to get everything I want!

In the last few months I have heard variations on this statement in various forms and guises. Truth be told ever since I've been in this business I've noticed the same trend. Everyone seems to want about $50-$100k more than they can possibly afford.
October 24, 2011
Housing Matters - Tag Cloud

The Renting Bubble – You think its smarter to rent than to buy? The numbers say you are wrong!

Right now we've got a renting bubble. At this point it is almost as irrational as the housing bubble of 2005. Just as scarfing up McMansions with no money down loans was irrational - now many potential buyers are obsessed with renting
October 23, 2011
Housing Matters - Tag Cloud

Is now a good time to buy a home White Plains NY? The numbers say YES!!!

People think that if they haven't made a decision to buy that no decisions were made. That makes them feel "safe". NOT TRUE. The buyer made a decision and that decision was to punt.
September 27, 2011
Real Estate Issues

Defining a real estate “local expert”

There is a lot of hype circulating in the real estate industry about local experts. We all start out as chaff - and chaff has no opportunity to become wheat if they aren't given a chance. That appears to be a bit too convenient for the very local agents in any area. Because it implies that they are the only game in town...
September 16, 2011
Marketing Matters - Word Cloud

The vicious circle called marketing…(a.k.a. spam)

his is an issue that I have wrestled with as we are always encouraged to "touch" clients and prospective clients 33 times a year. One of my problems I have with this notion is that I don't want to be touched that much by anyone except the closest of friends and family.