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National Flood Insurance Program Reformed:

“National Flood Insurance Program Reformed: In recent years, flood insurance premium rates have skyrocketed. The Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 mitigates some of those rate increases while continuing the program’s goal of eliminating...

New York Estate and Gift Tax Reforms

“New York Estate and Gift Tax Reforms: New York has increased its estate tax exemption and will continue to increase this exemption through 2019, at which time it will be equal in amount to the Federal exemption. Through March 31, 2015, the exemption for an...

New York Leases Required to have Sprinkler System Notice

“New York Leases Required to have Sprinkler System Notice: Residential leases in New York must now provide notice whether the property has a fire safety sprinkler system, by way of precise statutory language with bold font. As a result, landlords should have...
Tip of the day.  Have your financing in order.

Tip of the day. Have your financing in order.

Tip of the day.  Have your financing in order. When you are ready to start looking for your new home here on the North Fork, you will want to be the strongest buyer you can be.  A homeowner will not entertain your offer unless it is accompanied by a qualification. SO...

Is now the time to buy?

NAR: Existing-home sales forecasted to rise in strengthening 2015 economy Existing-home sales are forecasted to rise about 7 percent in 2015 behind a strengthening economy, solid job gains and a healthy increase in home prices, according to National Association of...
Stage your garage

Stage your garage

Stage Your Garage To Transform It To A Positive Selling Feature In some homes, garages are used only for car storage. They may appear to be bare and without real functional use for homeowners and more importantly to buyers. However, other garages may be an envy of the...

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