Long Island median home prices are up across all three counties. What’s even more notable is that housing inventory is down by 14.9%. When housing inventory is down – that means that homes are selling faster than they were a year ago.
Before you buy a house, it’s important to figure out if you can afford all the costs of a new home. We want you to be prepared, ahead of time – so you’re not shocked when something unexpected pops up. Here’s a handful of costs to be prepared for that you might not have known about.
First impressions count — not just for your friends, relatives, and the UPS guy, but for yourself. Whether it’s on an urban stoop or a Victorian front porch, your front door and the area leading up to it should extend a warm welcome to all comers. Here’s what you can do to make welcoming happen on the cheap.
From mortgage interest to property tax deductions, here are the tax tips you need to get a jump on your returns. Owning a home can pay off at tax time. Take advantage of these home ownership-related tax deductions and strategies to lower your tax bill:
Here’s how to care for poinsettias and keep them alive and happy for 6 to 8 weeks. Poinsettia is the brilliant Christmas plant that, with a little love, will bloom long after the ho-ho-hos have faded. Here’s how to care for poinsettias and help them last for up to eight weeks.
Is your home ready for holiday visits from friends and family? Here’s how to prepare for the invasion. Some preparations for holiday guests take only a few minutes; some take a lot longer. Start preparing your home for the holidays now.
Here are the home renovations that Remodeling’s Cost vs. Value study says will give you the biggest bang for your buck, as well as projects that generate the lowest return.
When the cold weather comes, it comes fast. There’s still enough time in the next few weeks to get you home prepared for winter, before it gets too cold.
Follow these seven strategies to get the most financial gain on your kitchen remodel. Homeowners spend more money on kitchen remodeling than on any other home improvement project. And with good reason: Kitchens are the hub of home life and a source of pride.