How to Rate a Neighborhood

How to Rate a Neighborhood

Quick question for house hunters: What’s more important – the house or the neighborhood? Answer: Probably the house, but there’s no doubt that the neighborhood doesn’t get as much scrutiny from prospective home buyers as it should. A bad neighborhood can have a catastrophic impact on the value of your home, even if the house itself is great, so it’s key to choose wisely. Eric C. Wentworth, author of “A Plan for Life: The 21st...

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Before you buy a home, one of the things you should do is to have the home checked out by a professional home inspector. Buying a home is expensive enough as it is – why would you choose to fork over another $400 if you’re not required to? In this article, we’ll delve into what a home inspection can reveal and why you shouldn’t forgo this optional procedure. SEE: 10 Worst First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes The Home Inspection...

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10 Hurdles To Closing On A New Home

10 Hurdles To Closing On A New Home

Having your home purchase offer accepted is like getting that runner’s high during a marathon. But hold the Gatorade cooler – the property isn’t yours just yet. During the 30 days (or so) between when your purchase offer is accepted and when the keys are handed to you (commonly referred to as “escrow“), there are many hurdles to overcome. If you stumble on any of them, the purchase may fall through and put you back...

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Business development manager

Business development manager

Daniel Thomson  We have just hired a Business development manager whos job it is combination of strategic analysis, marketing, and sales. Business development.  As a professionals he will be involved in everything from the development of their employers’ products and services, to the creation of marketing strategies, to the generation of sales leads, to negotiating and closing deals. Daniels role of the business development...

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Summary for New York

Summary for New York

Summary for New York The median sales price for homes in New York NY for Sep 15 to Dec 15 was $1,200,000. This represents an increase of 0%, or $0, compared to the prior quarter and an increase of 0% compared to the prior year. Sales prices have appreciated 20.8% over the last 5 years in New York. The average listing price for New York homes for sale on Trulia was $3,824,413 for the week ending Dec 02, which represents an increase of 1.2%, or...

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Icon Solutions Report

Icon Solutions Report

The luxury residential development industry has become an increasingly exciting arena over the past decade as architectural and design standards have continued to break new ground. Economic and business connectivity between the world’s key cities, combined with unprecedented levels of wealth creation across the developing world, has created global demand for the finest properties. Icon Solutions has been at the forefront of this process,...

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