5 Tips to Prepare for One of Life’s Biggest Milestones

Your parents will always think of you as their little boy or girl. They want to hold you back from growing up – they weren’t quite ready for those first steps, sending you off to kindergarten, and then (what feels like overnight) off to college.  Read More …

Real Estate: 4 Tips for a Seamless Home Renovation

I looooove renovations!  Having been through my fair share of projects — I can genuinely say that I do love them.  I’m probably in the minority for said affections since there are a lot of headaches and setbacks associated with home renovation projects.  Don’t get Read More …

Real Estate: Simple Home Maintenance Affects Price, Speed of Sale

We’ve all read articles on what we need to do to prepare our homes for sale.  Anyone who is putting their home on the market may know what the phrase “curb appeal” means.  It is rather self-explanatory.  When driving up to a home for sale, it is Read More …

Real Estate: Why Home Equity Is a Bright Spark in the Housing Market

Given how we have seen more unemployment claims than ever before over the past several weeks, fear is spreading widely. Some good news, however, shows that more than 4 million initial unemployment filers have likely already found a new job, especially as industries such as health Read More …

Real Estate: What to Expect at Your Closing

The day you have wished for, waited for, and stressed over is finally here!  You are closing on your home! If it is your first home or many homes later, it is a big deal.   Closings often involve big bright conference rooms, lots of people, Read More …

Real Estate: Choose Agent Who’s Up on Online Tools

Choosing a real estate agent who is using the most current online advertising tools for your benefit has never been more important than it is now. Our interconnectedness has become virtual.  After having attended family holidays on FaceTime, Facebook Live, Zoom, Google Hangouts, or Instagram Read More …

Real Estate: White Glove Service Provides Extras

In February, Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty announced the launch of White Glove Concierge Service. White Glove provides sellers comprehensive home preparation services with professional project management and no upfront costs. Services that are exclusive to Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty clients include professional staging Read More …

Real Estate: If You’re Looking for a New Home, Engage a Buyer’s Agent

You are starting your home search online, perusing all the top real estate sites like Zillow or Realtor.com, but do you know who you are inquiring with when you hit the contact agent tab? Do your research and find an agent that you can easily work Read More …

Real Estate: Virtual 3-D Walkthroughs Are the Future

Realtors, buyers, sellers, landlords, and prospective tenants are left in a quandary amongst the spread of the novel-coronavirus. Real estate has always been a business of getting out and ntouring properties before deciding on buying/renting. With the current pandemic and social distancing regulations, this practice Read More …

Real Estate: Filing a Tax Grievance Can Save a Bundle

May 19, 2020 is the deadline to file a property tax grievance in Suffolk County, including the Town of Huntington. We cut our coupons, shop for sales and specials but often time we simply don’t focus on where a lot of our hard earned money Read More …