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What you Should Ask your Agent

When selling your home or buying a home, the process is stressful. Agents may help you get your house more publicity, assist you secure a better bargain, and devote more time to the sale. An agent adds experience to a transaction that is complicated and fraught with financial and legal risks. Individuals may develop alliances and form communities by simply purchasing and selling pieces of land through real estate brokers. As a result, the demand for real estate brokers and agents will continue to grow. Having an agent right by your side is helpful however, there are questions you should ask any agent you have before or throughout the process of selling or buying a home.

  • How often are you available?
  • What is
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RESIDENTIAL - SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED FOR SALE IN PORT RICHMOND

90 WALKER STREET

THIS HOUSE FOR SALE CAN BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE TOMCRIMMINSREALTY.COM AS WELL AS NYC.FLEXMLS.COM (MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE)

Welcome to 90 Walker Street! This beautiful colonial styled home is located in Port Richmond, Staten Island. This home has had some recent renovations such as updates in the kitchen, mudroom, sun porch, sidewalk, and the backyard. The first floor features a dining room, kitchen, living room, sun room/mudroom, half bathroom, and a bedroom. The second floor features 2 spacious bedrooms and a full bathroom. This home has been updated to look modern. The deck leads down to the backyard where there is an above ground pool. This house is close to public

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Different Styles of Homes Located in Staten Island

If you took a drive around Staten Island, homes in different locations either have similar architectural styles or drastically different architectural styles. The real estate market on Staten Island is always changing. It does, however, have an excessive number of linked dwellings and patchwork properties. Staten Island is quickly becoming known as among the top five markets in the country for large, lavish, single-family houses. Architects claim that design is impacted by a location's physical characteristics, such as climate, geography, and site features, as well as its social characteristics; culture, industry, design style, or history. It's critical that their structure be seen from a certain

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RESIDENTIAL -TWO FAMILY - DETACHED FOR SALE IN TOMPKINSVILLE

193 WARD AVENUE

THIS HOUSE FOR SALE CAN BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE TOMCRIMMINSREALTY.COM AS WELL AS NYC.FLEXMLS.COM (MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE)

Welcome to 193 Ward Avenue. This is a large two family home located in Tompkinsville. This colonial house is a 7 over 5 home. The first floor unit features a living room/dining room combination, kitchen, two bedrooms, and a full bathroom. The second floor unit features a maids quarter, kitchen, living room, 3 bedrooms, and a three quarter bathroom. The basement is finished and has access to the yard. This home has a large front, side, and back yard. Perfect for entertaining guests. Come see this one of a kind home.

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RESIDENTIAL - SINGLE FAMILY - DETACHED FOR SALE IN WESTERLEIGH

175 WARDWELL AVENUE

THIS HOUSE FOR SALE CAN BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE TOMCRIMMINSREALTY.COM AS WELL AS NYC.FLEXMLS.COM (MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE)

Welcome to 175 Wardwell Avenue. This house is a legal 2 family house but is currently being used as a one family. This gorgeous Victorian home is sitting on a 5700 sq ft lot! The first floor boasts a living room, fire place, formal dining room, eat-in kitchen, office, and a recently updated full bathroom. Going up to the second floor there is an oversized master bedroom, 3 spacious bedrooms, and a full bathroom. The walkup attic can be transformed into an extra nedroom or office. The finished walkup attic includes heat and A/C. The finished basement has a full

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RESIDENTIAL - SINGLE FAMILY - DETACHED FOR SALE IN GRASMERE

5 ROOSEVELT STREET

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Welcome to 5 Roosevelt Street! This is a large detached home located in Grasmere. This gorgeous home has 4 spacious bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. The first floor features a dining room, kitchen, living room, and half bathroom. The contemporary style kitchen has stainless steel appliances, granite countertops. granite floors. anf gorgeous cabinets. There is a wrap around balcony that is right off the kitchen. The second floor features four spacious bedrooms, a full bathroom and a half bathroom. The basement features a three quarter bathroom and family room! The

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RESIDENTIAL - SINGLE FAMILY - SEMI-ATTACHED FOR SALE IN GREAT KILLS

180 GURLEY AVENUE

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Welcome to 180 Gurley Avenue! This gorgeous home is located mid island in Great Kills, Staten Island. This semi-attached home features 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The first floor include a living room/dining room combo, eat-in kitchen, half bathroom, a coat closet, and access to the side yard. The second level features the master bedroom, 2 additional bedrooms, as well as a full bathroom. The third level is a crawl space attic, perfect for additional storage space. The full finished basement has a family room, laundry room, and a washer/dryer hookup!

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What you Should Know About Staging your Home

When a property is staged, it is simpler for buyers to realize when it fits their expectations, however when a home is not staged, a buyer may be unable to see the space and what it may become in connection to their vision. Regardless of what you used a room for or how you used a room, staging has the ability to give potential purchasers a peek of its potential. Staging is not necessarily expected or required; however, staging your home may help it sell better.

First impressions matter the most, so make your house stand out from the moment potential buyers arrive at the curb. Here are some ideas: To clean gunk off your siding, roof, and gutters, hire a pressure washer if needed. Adding a coat of paint

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Are you a tenant? Here are a few things you should know

Tenants in New York City have several rights concerning the protection and condition of their residence. Tenants should plan to live in buildings that are safe, well-maintained, and free of pests, leaks, and hazardous circumstances. Tenants are protected against harassment and discrimination under the law.

Listed below are a few rights you have as a tenant:

    • Right to Privacy: the fact that your landlord possesses the building you rent does not give him or her the right to enter anytime they want. You now have the right to a fair amount of privacy as a renter. The landlord may need access to one's rental property to make repairs or perform routine maintenance, but they must usually
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Types of Mortgage Loans

Requirements to get a Loan:

  • Credit Score: Your mortgage interest rate is determined based off your credit.
  • Estimated Downpay: Keep in mind the size of your down payment most likely will impact your mortgage loans.
  • Monthly Mortgage Payments: Lenders will look at your earned income and assets to assist them come up with a budget for a monthly payment. Lenders will consider the principal amount, taxes, mortgage insurance, homeowner fees, and even interest when assessing the budget. 

Types of Conforming Mortgage Loans:

      • Conventional Loan: often known as a conventional loan, is a house homeowner's loan that is neither given or guaranteed by the government. It can be obtained from a commercial
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