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FIRST TIME HOME BUYER? . . . . . .

A FEW TIPS . . . .
Posted by Norman Polsky on February 28, 2019 in No Category
The prospect of buying a house can be scary for the first-time homebuyer. But, the prospect of not investing money in something of value and “throwing” it away on rent each month is even scarier for others. Loan programs for first-time homebuyers and low interest rates, it’s still a great time to buy your first house.  . . . .Financial Advice: One of the first steps every first-time homebuyer should take is to talk with a lender. A lender will help you determine your budget. The lender will r... read more
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Home Improvements for Luxury Homes

Posted by Norman Polsky on February 25, 2019 in No Category
Most Profitable Home Improvements for the Luxury Market Want to get more bang for your buck when selling your luxury home? Explore a couple of additions and improvements that have been shown to be the most profitable in luxury homes. When it comes time to sell your luxury home, you want to ensure you’re receiving the biggest bang for your buck. Typically this means making sure that any additions and improvements made to your home are ones that have the best odds of being profitable. With that in mind, let&rsq... read more
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The Global Luxury Market as Reported by Coldwell Banker

Posted by Norman Polsky on February 17, 2019 in No Category
Coldwell Banker Global Luxury Releases The Report: State of Luxury Real Estate 2019 “The Report” Profiles 65 Power Markets in Luxury Real Estate and Spotlights Domestic and Global Markets to Watch ATHENA SNOW FEB 12, 2019 MADISON, N.J. (February 12, 2019) Today, Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC and the Coldwell Banker Global Luxury® program released “The Report: State of Luxury 2019,” which profiles 65 “Power Markets” where the wealthiest and most powerful players tend to own ... read more
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Avoid Frozen Pipes . . . . Just a Few Tips

Posted by Norman Polsky on February 13, 2019 in No Category
Welcome Home….to a Frozen Pipe Has the polar vortex given your home’s pipes a chill? Here are some tips to fight back and help avoid serious damage.. Some tips to help you avoid frozen pipes. . . . . . ---- Make sure to service your heating system annually. ---- Keep the proper level of water in the system, especially if you are going to be away. One option to consider is an auto-filler on your steam boiler. ----If you have pipes that run adjacent to exterior walls, set the temperature on your thermost... read more
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