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By Frederick Peters Conventional wisdom has it that the stock market and the New York real estate market travel in lock step. But what if they don’t? While their failure to do so during the last 18 months may appear to be a paradigm shift, it’s my opinion that the two markets decoupled nearly two decades ago, then reunited for the precipitous rise and equally...

By Gary Bordeaux Attempting to juggle management concerns for multiple properties can be quite the undertaking. Overlooking the impact that seasonal changes may have on workload and client relations, and even the working conditions that property managers can expect to see throughout the season, could be a major misstep. A few simple tips on how to optimize efficiency,...

By Meghan Belnap Are you in the market to buy a new home? Do you want a space that'll fit your needs far into the future? Here are four things to look into before you choose the home that's right for you. Related: How to Ensure You're Buying the Perfect Home Conveniences How many grocery stores are near your home? Where is the closest bank should you need to withdraw...

According to new findings, the ideal age for most Americans to buy their first home is 28. A recent Bankrate study touted this number as the sweet spot that those surveyed seemed to gravitate to. Of course, not everyone agrees. A quarter of men surveyed believe the ideal time to buy a first home is prior to age 25, but only 12 percent of women concur. And region...

By Eliot Ward For most people, buying a home is the biggest investment they'll make in their life. Not only is it a huge financial undertaking, but your final choice is a decision you'll be living with for the foreseeable future. The process may sound daunting, but by taking the right steps, buying your perfect home doesn't have to be stressful. What Is a Perfect...

By Daniel Defendi Property investment can be an exciting opportunity for new investors. When evaluating the cost of a property, however, many homebuyers don't account for the ongoing expenses involved in owning and maintaining their asset. Related: Investing in Real Estate: How to Diversify Your Portfolio Investment property expenses add up and can fluctuate over...

By Art Lopez Moving to a new house, city or state is one of the most stressful things a person can go through. Even when everything goes smoothly, you'll likely be exhausted when all is said and done. However, if your whole move is marred by one mistake after another, your stress levels can skyrocket. It's perfectly normal to feel overwhelmed by the enormity of...

Everyone loves to see a good before and after shot. Regardless of whether it's a personal weight loss journey or a newly painted piece of furniture, it's all about the dramatic reveal and being able to see change happen right before your very eyes. So, why hasn't the real estate industry jumped on the #transformationtuesday bandwagon? It's the perfect opportunity...

By Kathy Fettke Flipping homes has never been so popular. According to ATTOM Data Solutions, 207,088 single-family homes and condos were flipped last year alone. That's almost 3,000 more than in 2016, and the highest level of flipping activity since 2006. Don't be misled by TV shows and real estate gurus who make it sound easy. Buying, fixing and reselling a home...

By Hannah Whittenly Determining the accurate value of a home can often be a difficult task. If you're looking to buy a new home, there are some factors that you should be aware of that can help you decide whether or not a particular listing is really worth its value. Here are four ways to find out if a home's price is really worth that much: Home Inspection Results Hiring...