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Why We Are Worth It

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 4, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Are we worth it? There have always been buyers and sellers who want to go it alone. They are sure that they can save money by not paying a commission. In my experience the reality is somewhat different. Whether as buyers or as sellers, consumers are rarely their own best advocates in a negotiation. Buyers usually pay less, and sellers get more, when they have a knowledgeable real estate agent representing them

VANDERVALK SAYS BIG BROTHER IS AT IT AGAIN WITH MANDATE FOR SPRINKLER SYSTEMS IN...

With home builders convening at their annual trade show this week, news of the state mandate that fire sprinklers must be included into any new home built beginning in 2012 was met with concern by many in attendance.

Op-Ed: Let’s Keep People In Their Homes

By HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON  There is a broad consensus that Congress must act to stave off deeper turmoil on Wall Street. Irrespective of the final...

New York shows appreciation fueled by the continued resilience of Manhattan

Look to the stimulus-package to create RPX investment opportunity NEW YORK, NY – February 1, 2008 – In what seems like a sea of bad...

Rent Increases in Rent Stabilized Apartments

State and local laws limit your landlord’s right to increase the rent in your rent-stabilized apartment. How do I know if my apartment is rent...

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SARATOGA & CAPITAL REGION HOMEOWNERS IN TAX JEOPARDY AS NEWLY CONFIRMED...

Standing with Saratoga County homeowners and amidst rising local anxiety, today U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer launched a push to preserve popular, but increasingly at-risk tax deductions Saratoga homeowners and taxpayers depend upon to keep the Capital Region’s cost of living in-check. Whether new Saratoga homeowners, longtime owners, or those looking to buy right now, Schumer said locals are in tax jeopardy as newly-confirmed U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin has suggested threats to mortgage, state and local property tax deductions.