Resources

Dec. 4, 2018

Build a Plan of Action and Get Ready

Buying a home will probably rank as one of the biggest personal investments one can make. Being organized and in control will contribute significantly to getting the best home deal possible with the least amount of stress. It’s important to anticipate the steps required to successfully achieve your housing goal ...

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Oct. 26, 2018

How Much Is My Home Worth in Schenectady, New York

How Much is your home worth in Schenectady, New York?  If you are planning on selling your home, that is a question you need answered.  As your Local Schenectady Real Estate Expert, I can help you to learn the answer to that question.  I will personally do the research on your ...

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Oct. 12, 2018

Have You Ever Considered Purchasing a Home in Schenectady, New York

Have you ever considered moving to beautiful Schenectady, New York?  Schenectady is a desirable community & great location.  Schenectady, New York boasts a variety of local landmarks, excellent schools, parks and much much more.  Take a look at some of the most popular searches in Schenectady, New York and the surrounding areas ...

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Sept. 21, 2018

Find Your Dream Home in Schenectady, New York

There are so many different kinds of homes out there for families to choose from.  Do I want to live in Schenectady?  Or maybe you want to find a home in Schenectady.  How many bedrooms and bathrooms do you need?  Do you need a large back yard?  A small backyard ...

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Aug. 31, 2018

Understanding Foreclosures

It is an unfortunate commentary, but when economic activity declines and housing activity decreases, more real property enters the foreclosure process. High interest rates and creative financing arrangements are also contributing factors.

When prices are rapidly accelerating during a real estate “bonanza”, many people go to any lengths available to ...

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Aug. 31, 2018

Underground Heating Oil Tanks

Underground heating oil tanks can pose many potential problems to both home buyers and sellers. They have been the source of many environmental problems such as contamination of surrounding soil and ground water.

Leaks are generally caused by the rust inside underground tanks or by an electrical condition sparked by ...

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Aug. 31, 2018

Mello-Roos

In purchasing your new home, your future monthly payments will be made up of principal, interest, real property taxes, and insurance. But what is the tax for the Community Facilities District, otherwise known as a Mello-Roos District? The Land Title Association (LTA) has answered some of the most commonly asked ...

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Aug. 31, 2018

Mechanic’s Liens

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The Mechanics’ Lien law provides special protection to contractors, subcontractors, laborers and suppliers who furnish labor or materials to repair, remodel or build your home.

If any of these people are not paid for the services or materials they have provided, your home may be subject to a mechanics’ lien ...

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Aug. 31, 2018

Living Trusts

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Estate planners often recommend Living Trusts as a viable option when contemplating the manner in which to hold title to real property. When a property is held in a Living Trust, title companies have particular requirements to facilitate the transaction. While not comprehensive, answers to many commonly asked questions are ...

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Aug. 31, 2018

Lead Poisoning

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Lead poisoning is a serious problem that can lead to adverse health problems. In children, high levels of lead can cause damage to the brain and nervous system, behavioral and learning problems, slow growth, and hearing problems. In adults, lead poisoning can cause reproductive problems, high blood pressure, digestive problems ...

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