Contour Mortgage News

Selling Your Long Island Home in the Fall

Trying to make your home appealing to a buyer is a challenge no matter the season. You may think that your home is perfect as is, but everybody has their own tastes and....

Home Value / September 07, 2016

4 Reasons to Buy a Fixer-Upper

While some people prefer to buy move-in ready properties that don’t require a lick of work, others opt for fixer-uppers instead. This kind of hands-on, roll-up-your....

Home Value, Home Buyers, 203k Loan / August 05, 2016

6 Tips for Buying and Financing a Fixer-Upper

With cable TV shows highlighting both the benefits and the hardships of buying and financing a fixer-upper home, some would-be home buyers would rather run away from the....

Home Value, Home Buyers, 203k Loan / June 29, 2016

6 Tips to Help Sell Your Home

Most people dread the long, tedious process of moving and want nothing more than to buying a new home and get settled in right away. Trying to sell your current home is....

Home Value / April 20, 2016

Home Equity Options for Increased Home Value

As real estate values have risen and stabilized, many homeowners are accessing equity in their homes through second mortgages to consolidate bills, pay for college or fund....

Home Value / August 14, 2015

Top 10 Updates that Increase Home Value on Long Island

Selling a house for top dollar is the ultimate goal for any Realtor. Accomplishing the best return for your client – and collecting the highest possible commission – is....

Home Value / May 19, 2015