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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Here’s what a starter home will cost you in every state across the country

A “starter home,” a temporary stop on the way to that coveted “forever home” of the American Dream, is defined by Zillow Z, +0.23% as housing in the lower third of the market in terms of price. For years, inventory of these smaller, more affordable homes has been drying up amid nosebleed real-estate prices and the younger generation’s […]

Read More

Should I Refinance My Home?

With the recent lower interest rates, many homeowners are wondering if they should refinance. To decide if refinancing is the best option for your family, start by asking yourself these questions: Why do you want to refinance? There are many reasons to refinance, but here are three of the most common ones: Lower your interest […]

Read More

The Cost Of Waiting: Interest Rates Edition

  Interest rates are projected to increase steadily heading into 2020. The higher your interest rate, the more money you will end up paying for your home and the higher your monthly payment will be. Rates are still low right now – don’t wait until they hit 5% to start searching for your dream home!   […]

Read More

5 Reasons To Sell Your House This Summer

Here are 5 compelling reasons listing your home for sale this summer makes sense. 1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Index from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These buyers are ready, willing, and able to purchase… and are in the market right now! […]

Read More

HOTELS WITH STYLE: LUXURY FASHION HOTELS

Today, a brand is more than just a label; it’s an experience. For top luxury marques, a hotel creates the ultimate expression of the brand in action. Guests are immersed in an atmosphere that showcases the spirit of the brand and is shown not just in the details of furnishings and linens, but in each […]

Read More

These features could boost your home’s sale price by over 30%

If the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, then the way to a home buyer’s wallet may be through the kitchen. A new report from real-estate firm Zillow  found that home listings touting premium kitchen features sold for 30% or more above the expected price. To complete the analysis, Zillow examined the […]

Read More