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Salvation Army The Greater New York Division

From the About Us Page of the Salvation Army:

The Salvation Army is an international, faith-based charitable organization with a simple mission: to help those in need without discrimination.

Headquartered in London—from a building at the foot of the Millennium Bridge—The Salvation Army serves in 115 countries and has an extensive presence in the United States. Adhering [...]

2009 First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit

Bringing the Dream of Homeownership Within Reach

As part of its plan to stimulate the U.S. housing market and address the economic challenges facing our nation, Congress has passed legislation that grants a tax credit of up to $8,000 to first-time home buyers.

Realtor.com has provided more information about how the 2009 First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit [...]

Real Estate Courses for Buyers?

Real Estate Courses for First Time Buyers?

“I’m planning on buying my first home in the next few months. I’ve heard that some realties have their own courses for first time buyers. Is it better to attend the courses or just trust your real estate agent? Also what companies are good for first time buyers?

Locating an real estate agent for a Investors?

Selecting A Good Agent for an Investor

“I am a real estate investor and am looking for an experienced real estate agent as well as a real estate broker who specializes with investors. Can you please tell me how to find one, I have googled, ect and haven’t come up with much.
Thank you.

-Tim”

Most [...]

Five Frequent First Time Buyer Mistakes

First Time Buyers

1. Afraid to ask questions(from their lender, real estate agent, lawyer etc.).

Questions are a great tool and as a first time buyer, they might be your only one (besides realestatetaxi.com of course). You should be asking as many questions as possible and never be afraid to do so. Remember the adage, “He [...]

Top 10 ways to sell a Home in a Slow Market

 

Sell Your Home

It isn’t a secret that the value of homes has been on the decline across America. Selling at a good price is currently tricky but if you and your agent are aggressive and able to communicate the best qualities of your home to potential buyers, you might just see top dollar.

Keep your [...]

First Time Buying

Home Ownership

To some, the idea of buying a house, condominium, cooperative, or the like is based on the conventional wisdom that everyone should own a home. Being a real estate agent in New York, I usually hear from my first time buyers, “What’s the benefit of buying rather then renting?” As a real estate [...]

Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent can assist sellers in marketing their property and selling it for the highest possible price under the best terms. A Real Estate Agent is more than just a “sales person.”  They act on your behalf as your agent, providing you with advice and guidance and doing a job. signed agreement, they assist [...]