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Moving on Long Island? Here are 6 Qualities of a Good Realtor.

Choosing a realtor to help you sell or buy a home may seem like a simple task, but that isn’t always the case. Unless you already know a realtor, you could end up having a....

Real Estate Agents, Home Buyers / September 15, 2016

Why Use a Realtor When Buying Your Long Island Home?

Long Island is the home to some of the finest real estate, so even the thought of moving can be overwhelming due to the vast range of properties to consider. And with....

Statistics Show Millennials Buying More Homes than Other Generations

It’s official. Millennials are all grown up, and though for a while it seemed like they would never be able to move out on their own, statistics exemplify how the....

Real Estate Agents, Home Buyers / April 22, 2016

Why a Long Island Realtor is Your (and Our) Best Friend

Being a Long Island Realtor is not as easy as you might think. Of course, it seems kind of glamorous, but the great ones are on call 24/7. Nights and weekends, time away....

Real Estate Agents / January 27, 2016

Realtors' Guide to New TRID Rules

On October 3rd, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau enacted the new TRID rules (TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure), which combines four different, previously required....

Real Estate Agents / October 29, 2015

Fall Refresh for Long Island Realtors

Homes are so beautiful in the fall.

The warm colors of the season tends to be a perfect backdrop for setting the stage up for buyers to imagine how inviting their home can....

Real Estate Agents / September 24, 2015

10 Tips for Creating Memorable Open Houses on Long Island

An Open House in the real estate business is an important part of a Realtor’s success. It could be a stepping-stone to the sale of a listed home by bringing in both buyers....

Real Estate Agents / July 22, 2015

The Difference between Real Estate Agent and Real Estate Broker

Often times the terms “real estate agent” and “real estate broker” are used correspondingly. Although both agents and brokers work in the same industry, there are some key....

Real Estate Agents / June 17, 2015

The Keys to Becoming a Successful Real Estate Agent

Real estate professionals are a unique breed of businessperson. For some, facilitating the transactions between home buyers and sellers is a means to an end – a way to....

Real Estate Agents / May 19, 2015