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Interest rates have seen better days…

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As 2018 started, the 30-year rates had held below 4% for 26 straight weeks, according to mortgage agency Freddie Mac. Four percent is now out of reach, even for the best-qualified candidates, with 4.5% the…

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A First Time for Every Seller, Too

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Even the most steely-eyed sellers can get emotional when it’s time to list their home.  It’s where they raised their children, gathered friends for annual holiday parties, or painstakingly executed their design vision over…

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What is the difference between a pre-qualification letter & pre-approval letter from your bank?

By : | Add Comment | On : 9:42 pm | Category : Uncategorized

As you begin searching for the home you have been dreaming of, it is important to think about the loan that will help you make this dream a reality. It is important to get…

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Should You Look for Your First House Or Keep Renting?

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5 key questions to ask yourself before buying a home. Tired of working so hard just to build your landlord’s equity instead of your own? Making that leap from renting to owning a home comes…

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Home Maintenance: Taking care of Routine Services Before they Become Costly Issues

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Your home is your castle. You want to make sure that it looks great on the inside and out. Just like an automobile, a home requires a great deal of maintenance. However, most people…

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Are you ready to buy a home?

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Are you thinking of buying a home? Well, what are you waiting for? Let’s work together to start planning your future. I would like to help you do what I do best — find…

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Register for the School Tax Relief (STAR) Credit

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Register for the School Tax Relief (STAR) Credit Congratulations! You’ve closed on your new home—now it’s time to register for your STAR credit. New STAR applicants receive a credit in the form of a check…

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Think your Property Tax is too High? Read on…

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The following information is provided by our YCL Property Tax Consultant, Mr. Richard D. O’Donnell.  You can find all of his contact information on our “Resource Page”  under Tax Abatement. His website: The following are…

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How Important is it to Check Your Credit Report Before Buying a Home? Very!!

By : | Add Comment | On : 10:12 pm | Category : Uncategorized

At YCL Real Estate Consulting Group, our goal is not only to help you find your dream home, but also to offer you tips to help you improve your credit score so that you…

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Flip Tax, What Does it Mean for a Coop Owner and Buyer?

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A Flip Tax is a fee that a co-op charges (usually to the seller) upon the sale of the apartment. The general purpose of the Flip Tax is to increase revenue for the co-op…

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