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5 Trends that will Shape Real Estate in 2016

5 Trends that will Shape Real Estate in 2016

According to Realtor Magazine, Realtor.com, 2016 should be interesting. 1. We’ll return to normal (Anyone remember normal?) 2. Generational shuffle will make 2016 the best year to sell in the near future 3. Builders will focus on more affordable price points 4. Higher...
The Peconic Bay Tax & Uncle Sam

The Peconic Bay Tax & Uncle Sam

Peconic Bay Region Community Preservation Fund The Community Preservation Fund (CPF) was adopted by the five Eastern Towns of Suffolk County in 1999.These monies/tax, which are collected at the time of a closing,  are used to purchase development rights on farm land....
Decoding Your Property Tax Assessment

Decoding Your Property Tax Assessment

Decoding Your Property Tax Assessment If looking at your tax bill brings back memories of being a freshman in high school and suddenly realizing you are in trig class with a bunch of seniors, you are not alone (and I think the tax folks like it that way).  But I...
Orient Native is Broker/Owner of North Fork Real Estate Inc

Orient Native is Broker/Owner of North Fork Real Estate Inc

“Kristen Rishe’s initial foray into real estate was anything but conventional. The Orient native began working for Century 21 Albertson Realty in Southold in 1996, after her husband, Greg, declined an offer from the company. “[Greg] wasn’t interested, so he sent...
Loose Change Anyone!

Loose Change Anyone!

Loose Change anyone! Our future top producing agent, Jocie Kaelin, is collecting loose change to help her friend, who is battling Leukemia.  Jocie, who is 10 and a 4th grader at Southold School, along with the elementary school, decided to ask the community to gather...
Choosing the right mortgage professional for your purchase.

Choosing the right mortgage professional for your purchase.

Choosing the right mortgage professional for your purchase. When searching for your next home, it is extremely important to assemble a great team of professionals to help guide you through the process.  Everyone knows you need a great attorney and realtor, but often...

Mortgage news

Exciting news! Here’s an affordable lending product for clients to consider. HomeReady by Fannie Mae offers expanded eligibility for creditworthy borrowers whose financial challenges may have made buying a home seem like an impossibility in the past.1 Key Features...