Entries by Helen Keit

Seller Beware!

 – You’re thinking of selling your house and mention it to a neighbor.  The neighbor calls you the next day and says maybe their daughter or other family member may want to buy the house.   – Your family knows you are going to sell your home and a relative all of a sudden brings […]

Market Update May 2014/Queens and Long Island

Housing sales for this region have improved since the 1st quarter of 2014 which reflected the harsh winter conditions.  The market, however, is not as strong as it was in 2013.  We do know that real estate is valued per location and specifics to that neighborhood and property etc.  With inventory levels – the number […]

5 tips for today’s sellers

1. If you are planning to sell this year, list your property now! Don’t wait for the grass and flowers to bloom. Many owners will plan to put their homes on the market in April/May when they feel the spring market will maximize their sale price. At that point, with many more homes in competition and […]

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Housing – What to Expect for 2014

Let’s look at some 2013 housing statistics for Queens, Nassau and Suffolk Counties:  closed sales as of end of November 2013 are up 19.1% over last year at this time.  The average sale price has increased 4% year over year.  The months supply of homes for sale has dropped 22.9% from a 10.9 months supply […]