Chag Sameach from Eirik Gislason and Unreal Estate.
Unfortunately, StreetEasy recently announced a change which is likely to jeopardize their relationship with their users (buyers and brokers alike).
On Saturday, April 1st at 2PM Eirik Gislason of Halstead Property and Unreal Estate will host the NYC Residential Homebuyer Q & A in his Union Square office at 831 Broadway. This complimentary round table event is invaluable and suitable for buyers of all stripes and experience levels. Whether you are a first time homebuyer in need of a strategy to successfully close on a primary residence, or a seasoned purchaser looking for a pied-a-terre or your next investment property, Eirik will address your questions and offer sound, expert advice.
Assuming you are financing a portion of your purchase, the bank will play an important role in the success and timing of the overall process. Therefore, it is important to have some insight into the role your mortgage professional and the bank play, and the behind the scenes process of obtaining a loan.
I am often asked by buyers, “Why does the seller care about my down payment amount? As long as I am satisfying the building’s down payment requirement, and the bank has approved the loan, aren’t they getting their money at the closing table whether I ‘put down’ 20%, 50% or 100%?” It is a very reasonable […]
Welcome back to Part 5 of my home buying series, Purchasing an Apartment in New York City. It’s time to address everyone’s favorite part of the purchase process – The Board Package!!! OK I admit, an entire article devoted to the board package is not sexy and usually ends with an unhappy buyer, a lawsuit or a nap. Well, not this […]
If you ask me, Queens as always been cool. That said, for a long time after the real estate market rebounded, Queensites hung out in their forgotten borough and watched patiently while properties in the far reaches of Brooklyn were snatched up at above ask prices by buyers with truckloads of cash. Well, to all of you who finally […]
Happy New Year and thank you for subscribing, reading and supporting Unreal Estate in 2015! I wish you and those you love a happy and healthy New Year, and a 2016 filled with achievement, empowerment and ownership. 2015 was a tremendous year of growth and discovery. After nearly a decade with Cooper & Cooper Real Estate I […]
If April 1st is the day to tell a tall tale or play a crafty joke on someone you love, than April 2nd should be a day of truth and transparency don’t you think! So here we go… On a daily basis, I come into contact with clients who simply accept the notion that it […]