Chag Sameach from Eirik Gislason and Unreal Estate.
Originally posted on Unreal Estate:
I am often asked by clients about “good faith deposits” and whether they should be skeptical about providing a deposit when submitting an application for an apartment. The answer is, it depends. If the deposit is going to the landlord, that is likely above board. However, if the deposit is…
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.
2016 has been an incredible year of change, discovery, focus, creativity, balance, community, family and success. I am so incredibly thankful to my wife, family, friends, clients and colleagues for cheering me on before, during and after my decision to leap, and for continuing to support me throughout the past year as I rebuilt my […]
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 […]