Saturday, June 03, 2023

Real Estate

It’s All About the Deal Bout the Deal - Not Rate, or Why a Mortgage is Not Just About a Rate

There are many variables that go into each and every mortgage deal, and every deal is unique unto the borrower. The helpful guidelines below will help you better understand the components of a rate quote and the effects on pricing.

1.       Mortgage rates fluctuate daily. Some lenders lag behind


Givat Shmuel Offers Vibrant Community

Givat Shmuel is a city located in Israel’s “Mercaz”—or central district—and is the largest and fastest-growing community of English-speaking students, young professionals, and newly married olim. By studying its history, location, and dynamics, we can understand how Givat Shmuel has become a hub for this


Avoid These Dont’s to Get Your Mortgage Financing

When you apply for a mortgage loan, avoiding the obstacles below will help minimize any delays during the mortgage process and lead to a smoother quicker closing (also, forewarned is forearmed).

1. Don’t change your job, quit, or become self-employed before you apply for or during the processing of


Preparing Your Home For Sale!

Traditionally, the busiest real estate market starts in the springtime. Many families want to move over the summer and have their kids start school in September. Interns and residents start their rotations in July. Large companies transfer their employees to coincide with the school year. Hence, spring cleaning. This was probably started


How to Burn Your Financial Chometz

There is a refinancing boom going on (yes, still). There are many reasons to consider refinancing and rates alone are not the only determining factor in deciding to refinance. I want to address what I feel to be overlooked possibilities and opportunities in today’s current marketplace.

Drive around


Real Estate Has Sprung: Your Ideal Buying & Selling Experience

What a brutal winter it has been; record low temperatures, frozen pipes, and too many snow days to count. With spring a month away and more inventory coming to the market, we can finally see the end of this winter. While it is always the right time to buy a home, this winter has been very harsh, and buyers and sellers alike didn’t want to


Your Dream Home Is Within Reach

Build Within Reach is known for building beautiful, high quality homes in Englewood, Tenafly and neighboring towns. The company is also focused on providing renovations and home improvement to the same standard. As members of the community, the partners know the needs and lifestyle requirements and can therefore easily adapt to the


Links Residential to Open Third Office in Hoboken

Hoboken—Links Residential, now in its second year of business, is expanding operations beyond Bergen County. The real estate agency is proud to announce the grand opening of its new Hudson County office in Hoboken mid-March.

“It is an amazing opportunity for us,” said Marc Stein,


The Big CHAZAQ Event III - An Event You Don’t Want to Miss!

Everyone is buzzing about the upcoming Big Event CHAZAQ III, and this is one event you will not want to miss! CHAZAQ never fails to organize an incredible experience, but this year The Big Event will be the likes of which you’ve never seen before. On Sunday March 15 ththe Colden auditorium (in Queens College) will most


Mul Arbel: Israeli Retirement Alternative in Tiveria Beats Boca

Tzvi Wilbur grew up as the son of religious Zionists whose parents always expected to move to Israel when they retired. Instead, they remain in the tri-state area. While the Wilburs have visited a senior communities in Boca Raton, Tzvi wondered, “Why aren’t there any religious retirement communities in Israel?” Unlike some


Designing for Kids

Even before a baby is born parents begin to plan and dream about the baby’s room. Pink or blue, yellow or green, these are often the first questions that come into play. Of course it is natural to focus on the baby and plan a beautiful room for him or her but it is important and valuable to look beyond and see how the room can grow with


A Seller’s 7 “P”s Marketing Strategy

Many agents believe in the “3 P’s” of marketing, which are:

• Put a sign in the yard.

• Put it on the MLS.

• Pray.

There is nothing wrong with praying, but you need the

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