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:
Researchers are finding more and more evidence pointing to the many benefits of optimism and positive thinking. Such findings suggest that not only are positive thinkers healthier and less stressed, they also have greater overall well-being.
If you are considering remodeling your bathroom, make sure you take your time and research your options. When it comes to bathrooms, there a lot to consider. Make sure you do your research.
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.
Brooklyn has become once of the fastest growing boroughs in real estate. According to a Douglas Elliman survey, it’s been a record-breaking last three months for Brooklyn. The median price of a Brooklyn apartment is now at an all-time high of $676,250 — up 15.1 percent from the year before. Brooklyn is the only borough to best price records. Compared to Manhattan co-ops and condos with three bedrooms or more in Brooklyn jumped 25 percent Read More
With over 90% of buyers starting their search online, the internet has become the “go-to” place to start shopping for a home. But at some point, you’ll want to come up with a strategy for narrowing down your results to the homes you actually want to check out.
Yes! If you are on the fence about whether or not to buy a home or even a second home, rest assure that real estate is still a good investment. According to a a New York Times editorial entitled, “Homeownership and Wealth Creation” they explain: “Homeownership long has been central to Americans’ ability to amass wealth; even with the substantial decline in wealth after the housing bust, the net worth of homeowners over time has significantly Read More
Most Long Island real estate website provide you with a Long Island property search. That’s an essential part of any Long Island real estate company website these days. However, if you are looking to search properties outside of Long Island than it’s time to visit CRRLI.com. Charles Rutenberg Realty Long Island has an extensive property search than allows you to search available listings in: Long Island (Nassau, Suffolk, Queens) Bronx Brooklyn Columbia County Delaware County Read More
LEADERSHIP THAT YOU CAN RESPECT & DEPEND ON Joe Moshé, Broker and Founder of Charles Rutenberg Realty, Inc., has been selected for recognition by the LIBN Corporate Citizenship Awards program for significant dedication to the community. On Sept 10, Joe Moshé will be presented with the Leadership Excellence award. Under Joe’s stewardship, Charles Rutenberg has become known as a company that promotes the economic and social well-being of their associates. Congratulations on this fine acknowledgement! Read More
The closed median home price in July 2015 for Long Island, which includes Nassau, Suffolk, and Queens housing data, has climbed to $400,000 representing a 5.3 increase over last year. Nassau County reported a $456,500 closed median home price in July, representing a 4.9% change over $435,000 reported by MLSLI last year. Suffolk County reported a closed median price of $339,900, which represents a 32.2% increase over a year ago. Queens reported a closed median Read More