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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 NEW HOMES

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 agreement yet to be reached, there are several principles that must be part of a broader reform effort that begins this week and continues in the coming months.

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 news, three of the cities tracked by the RPX prices show persistent strength, according to the RPX Monthly Housing Market Report released today by Radar Logic Incorporated.

Rent Increases in Rent Stabilized Apartments

State and local laws limit your landlord’s right to increase the rent in your rent-stabilized apartment.