Housing starts gain steam as builders ramp up construction despite pandemic

New home construction activity increased 17% between May and June The numbers: Housing starts occurred at a 1.19 million seasonally adjusted annual rate in June, the Commerce Department said Friday, representing a 17% increase from May. Permitting activity for newly-built homes rose 2.1% between May and June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.24 million. […]

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Guide: Fireworks on Long Island 2019

Fireworks displays are planned across Long Island. Here is a list of some them. Please check before heading out as dates and times are subject to change. UPCOMING EVENTS Aug. 31 Sept. 7, 10, 21 Long Island Ducks’ Fireworks Spectacular Time: End of game on select nights Location: Bethpage Ballpark, 3 Court House Dr, Central Islip […]

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Top Priorities When Moving With Kids

According to the Pew Research Center, around 37% of U.S students will be going back to school soon and the rest have already started the new academic year. With school-aged children in your home, buying or selling a house can take on a whole different approach when it comes to finding the right size, location, school district, and […]

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FALL HOME DECOR TRENDS 2019

Whether you are looking to overhaul your space or simply change a few accents to update your favorite room, we have researched some of the hottest trends to help you modernize your favorite room. Take a look at some of our favorite home décor trends and get inspired to update your abode.   ANTIQUE PIECES […]

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A Great Way To Increase Your Family’s Net Worth

Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts its Survey of Consumer Finances. Data is collected across all economic and social groups. The latest survey data covers 2013-2016. The study revealed that the median net worth of a homeowner is $231,400 – a 15% increase since 2013. At the same time, the median net worth of renters decreased by […]

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A MODERN WATERFRONT MASTERPIECE

When the owners of 25 Rebellion Road commissioned architect Ray Huff to design their home, they had a very specific vision in mind. They wanted a modern and clean design that would have little to no wasted space. Huff combined their vision with his unique design style and crafted a home that is truly one […]

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American Confidence In Housing At An All-Time High

Fannie Mae just released the July edition of their Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI). The HPSI takes information regarding consumers’ confidence in the real estate market from Fannie Mae’s National Housing Survey and condenses it into a single number. Therefore, the HPSI reflects consumers’ current views and forward-looking expectations of housing market conditions. Great News! The index reached its highest level since Fannie […]

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