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Real Estate Information and Commentary from Barbara Bartell-Kamp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson with Keller Williams NY Realty, White Plains New York.
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Since I like working with New Home Buyers, and since I just closed on two FHA loans with new home buyers, this was a relevant article. And, they both closed as quickly as a conventional loan (which the listing agent was worried about initialy). There are many things that people should know about ...
01/15/2013
My Master New Homeowners Checklist!   No matter what type key opens the door to your new home, there are numerous sites that point out what you need to do once you open that door!  I read all of them the first time I moved and just found the written copy. Here it is typed up!                     ...
01/14/2013
I am not sure what I would do if I moved to a state that didn’t have diners! And, I’m wondering how people who are used to New York and the ability to drop into a diner and find almost anything you want to eat is there if they had to do without!If you punch in any city in the U.S. (not that you ...
01/11/2013
Commitment, Communication and Consistency are keys to success in any business, but you find in this world of competition from the internet, it is especially true in representing buyers as a real estate agent.   I first wrote an article last February titled “Communication is Key to Success”. Now a...
01/03/2013
Unlike New York City, where a friend/real estate agent told me that 98% of all showings need to be coordinated with the listing agent, and she/he must be present; here in Westchester County we depend upon our lockboxes to let us in.  (Another challenge I wrote about last year!).But, at least this...
12/24/2012
This is valuable information for any new home buyer, or any home buyer in general.  The time to make changes, besides buying your home, is "AFTER" your home has closed.   As a Realtor, when I meet with first-time buyers, we discuss what they need to do – get pre-approved for a...
12/21/2012
Pick your own Christmas tree and have a fun day out with the family. Its that time of the year.  Check out some of these sites if you are looking to venture out this weekend and get a head start on picking out your tree within driving distance from Westchester County, NY.Wilkens Fruit and Firm Fa...
12/07/2012
Why buy a home in winter in Westchester County? There are basically four good reasons why you might not want to wait until spring when most buyers are out there.1) Less homes for sale.  Why would that be good?  The sellers who put their homes for sale outside the “prime” time to sell which is spr...
12/01/2012
        From an overall standpoint, most of us probably realize that Hurricane Sandy will most likely impact real estate sales in the Northeast, not only now but in the foreseeable future.  According the Bloomberg BusinessWeek Report as well as other notable papers,  for any areas and homes that ...
11/04/2012
Although my husband and I aren’t retiring for a few years, like many baby boomers here in Westchester County, NY we’ve been giving thought to where we could possibly retire with lower taxes; but still maintain our type of lifestyle and size home! Where can we have good medical care, be accessible...
09/03/2012
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Real Estate Information and Commentary from Barbara Bartell-Kamp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson at Keller Williams NY Realty, White Plains New York