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‘Million Dollar Listing New York’ Takes Home Selling to New Heights

June 21, 2017 | No Comments

Bravo Just how far will a real estate agent go to seal a sale? On “Million Dollar Listing New York,” the sky’s the limit. No, really. As proof, just check out the lengths that Fredrik Eklund, Ryan Serhant, and Steve Gold go to in the latest episode, “Hashtag, You’re It,” which go to show that you never know what will tip the scale in […]

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How to Clean Air Conditioner Coils Before Temperatures Spike

June 21, 2017 | No Comments

RonFullHD/iStock If you want to keep your cool this summer, give your AC a little TLC. Whether you have central air or a wall unit, the secret to keeping your appliance working as efficiently and inexpensively as possible is knowing how to clean air conditioner coils. Francis Dietz, vice president of public affairs for the Air […]

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Dick Cavett Selling His Beloved Tick Hall in the Hamptons for $62M

June 21, 2017 | No Comments

Matthew Eisman/Getty Images; realtor.com Few homes in the United States are as storied, or as beloved, as Tick Hall, the beachfront estate belonging to iconic talk show host Dick Cavett. Now it’s time to turn the page on the Montauk, NY, home’s illustrious history, as Cavett has put the property on the market for $62 million. The TV legend told the Wall […]

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Confessions of a Former Landlord Who’s Finished With Tenants Forever

June 21, 2017 | No Comments

designer491/iStock As someone who’s rented apartments in New York City for nearly 10 years, I used to see landlords as the enemy—heartless tyrants who bleed tenants of their paychecks, drag their feet on making repairs, and generally abuse their power to unduly fatten their own coffers. Well, guess what? My attitude all changed once I became a landlord myself. After selling our small […]

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Look Into Richard Bender’s Amazing Glass Cottage in Amagansett

June 20, 2017 | No Comments

realtor.com In 1960, a young architect named Richard Bender began to build a semiutopian community on a 20-acre property near the far end of Long Island, in a town popular with New York’s top artists and writers of the day. The project in Amagansett, NY, which he called Amenity, featured a small handful of Mid-Century Modern […]

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Mortgage Pre-Qualification vs. Pre-Approval: What’s the Difference?

June 20, 2017 | No Comments

AlexRaths/iStock; bortonia/iStock When buying a home, cash is king, but most folks don’t have hundreds of thousands of dollars lying in the bank. Of course, that’s why obtaining a mortgage is such a crucial part of the process. And securing mortgage pre-qualification and pre-approval are important steps, assuring lenders that you’ll be able to afford payments. However, […]

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It’s About to Become Easier to Qualify for a Mortgage—Here’s Why

June 20, 2017 | No Comments

deliormanli/iStock We’re living in expensive times—when a bottle of fresh juice can run you $5, rents and home prices are soaring, and the bills never seem to stop piling up. But aspiring homeowners might soon get a break as it becomes a little easier for those with student, credit card, and car loan debt to qualify for a […]

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‘Open House’: 3 Amazing Vacation Homes and How to Cop Their Look for Less

June 20, 2017 | No Comments

realtor.com Like the idea of ogling gorgeous homes without leaving the comfort of your couch? Then you’ll love “Open House,” a new NBC series showcasing some of the most jaw-dropping homes on the market. There’s none of the stress of real estate agents sweating to seal the deal or house flippers scrambling to make a buck. It’s just house porn at […]

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Rap Mogul Birdman Lists His $20M Baller Paradise in Miami Beach

June 20, 2017 | No Comments

Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic Bryan “Birdman” Williams, the co-founder and public face of Cash Money Records, is attempting to fly the coop—and put some respect on his name, because he’s not leaving without compensation. It’ll take $20 million to open the door and let the Birdman soar. That’s the price he hopes to pull down for his mansion on […]

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How Much Are Mortgage Fees? The Costs That Come With Your Loan

June 20, 2017 | No Comments

imaginima/iStock When shopping for a home, it seems like there’s something to pay for at every step of the way. To get your mortgage approved—thereby allowing you to actually buy your house—you’ll have to pay mortgage fees. The most common mortgage fees also fall under the umbrella of closing costs, those expenses you pay when you […]

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