Tips for Staten Island Home Buyers

Buying a home on Staten Island isn’t the hardest thing. There are signs posted just about everywhere you look. The only problem is that you never know if its going to be the right house for you. Here are bits of wisdom for anyone thinking of buying a home soon:

Just because there is an open [...]

Tips for Parents Buying Homes for Children on Staten Island

I am going to describes tips for parent’s thinking about buying a home for their children, on Staten Island. It could be considered a good time for parents to give their children a home or even an investment property. Before you purchase a home for your child, you need too know how to manage the [...]

Tax Credit Extension

Great news for the industry as the tax credit extension was signed by President Obama.  The current $8,000 tax credit for first time home buyers has been extended with an additional credit for existing home owners as well.  Buyers who have owned their current homes for at least 5 years are [...]

Home Buyer Tax Credit Could Expand

The first time home buyer tax credit of up to $8,000 is helping to move the housing inventory, while our market is in a slow down. Legislators and business community leaders are hoping to build on the incentives success by expanding on it.

Home Buyer Tax Credit Could Expand?

This credit is extremely important for our [...]

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?

7 Tips to Improve Your Credit for First Time Buyers

First Time Buyers naturally don’t have much credit history to back them for a mortgage. Their Credit score, along with their overall income and debt, are big factors in determining whether they’ll qualify for a loan and what their loan terms will be.

It’s very important to note that raising your credit score takes time and [...]