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  • 5 Things Homebuyers Need to Know When Making an Offer By MyKCM | July 12, 2021

    When it comes to buying a house, you’re looking for the perfect place to call home. The problem is, in today’s market there just aren’t that many homes available to purchase. With inventory hovering near record lows and sky-high buyer demand, a multi-offer scenario is the new normal. Here are five things to keep in mind when you’re ready to make an offer.

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  • 4 Ways Homeownership Creates a Future of Financial Benefits By Sarah Cusack | May 03, 2021

    Buying a home is an investment that will help you gain more financial security in the future. While owning a home is not a fit for everyone, there are several financial benefits that can come along with purchasing property.

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  • Tips For First Time Buyers in NYC By Sarah Cusack | April 08, 2021

    Finding an apartment in New York City can be a daunting task and it can be difficult to figure out where to start. You want to get the best apartment possible, but trying to find the perfect apartment for the right price can be overwhelming. Having a plan made that includes your ideal price, timeframe, and more can help you find your dream apartment faster.

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  • Tips on Buying and Selling a Home At the Same Time By Sarah Cusack | April 01, 2021

    Buying and selling a home at the same time can often feel like a juggling act, there are double the deadlines, paperwork and bank transactions. Ease some of this stress by creating a plan with your real estate agent that outlines your budgets, financials and timeline. Having a plan can help ensure that you move out of your current home and into your dream home smoothly.

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  • Elegran Insights: Weekly Manhattan Market Data For The Week of 03/29/21 By Jared Antin | March 29, 2021

    The fourth week in March saw pending sales hit the 4,000 mark, setting a new long-term record with the month on pace to set a record for contract activity. The last week of the month had more than 300 contracts signed in Manhattan, while overall supply decreased. The market pulse increased to 0.57, approaching sellers market territory.

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  • Rethinking the Listing Price By Jared Antin | March 25, 2021

    Why we should stop focusing on the ASKING price and start focusing on the SOLD price. Price smarter, which can mean lower, to get a larger audience, more competition and a quicker sale

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  • Elegran Insights: Weekly Manhattan Market Data For The Week of 03/22/21 By Jared Antin | March 22, 2021

    Manhattan had the third straight week with more than 300 contracts signed and total supply increased by nearly 1%. Total supply is being held in check by sustained strong contract volume. The overall market pulse increased slightly to 0.55, indicating a continuation of leverage shifting towards the seller in the resale market.

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  • What to Expect When Pricing Your NYC Home By Sarah Cusack | March 22, 2021

    Nobody likes to put a price tag on their home, a place that holds so many precious memories. But it is one of the most important decisions that you will make throughout the selling process. Not only do you need to consider the house's amenities and location when setting a price but also the current market trends, the home's sales history and more. Understanding how to properly price your home is key to a successful home selling process.

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  • Top NYC Neighborhoods to Watch This Year By Sarah Cusack | February 24, 2021

    The pandemic has caused an abundance of shifts in society, some of the most remarkable being in the real estate market. Neighborhoods that were once considered undesirable because of high rental prices or inconvenient locations are now seen as up and coming neighborhoods. Some more established neighborhoods are seeing a resurgence in popularity because of the new lower rental rates in the area. Neighborhoods such as Greenpoint, Flatbush or Dumbo are predicted to be in high demand this year, so pay attention to the available properties in this community because they won’t last long.

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  • GameStop’s Lesson for Real Estate: Slow and Steady Wins the Race By Jason Thomas | February 23, 2021

    The recent volatility in a small number of heavily-shorted stocks, and the unprecedented trading restrictions that have followed, are stark reminders about stomach-churning equity market volatility. What happened to Gamestop and others over the past few weeks is not only a late- cycle warning sign, but also a wake-up call to the Wall Street establishment and proof that social interconnectivity has extended into retail equity trading.

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