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Harriman Real Estate December 2017 Agent Awards

  Although the current weather may be frigid, our agents have continued to wage a hot battle for office supremacy! As we welcome the new year we wish to thank all our agents for their dedication and hard work, and we are especially proud to announce the winners of our December 2017 Agent Awards! First up, Agent of the Month: Donna Zona   Congratulations... (more)

Why Getting Preapproved Should Be Your First Step

Why Getting Preapproved Should Be Your First Step  Monday December 11th, 2017  Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Move-Up Buyers In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand... (more)

5 Reasons to Sell Your Home This Winter

5 Reasons to Sell This Winter!  Monday December 4th, 2017  For Buyers, For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers Many home sellers feel that it’s best to take their home off the market during the winter, but that may not be the case. Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this winter makes sense. The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association... (more)

Get the most from your holiday rental

I believe that. In fact, I know that. Starting my start-up career at Zillow (see this for some perspective) was a very good and very bad pre-cursor for my entrepreneurial journey over the past few years. It was great in the fact that I now KNOW building a technology business at massive scale is possible; I’ve seen it done from the inside. Most people seriously... (more)

The Future Of Real Estate Commissions

When it comes to real estate, it’s all about location. But when it comes to staging a home to sell the highest possible price, the importance of location applies to more than just the street. The placement of your furniture and accessories can make or break a room and potentially even a sale. The look and feel of a space is created by the way the various items... (more)

7 Home Reno's That Will Increase Your Resale Value Big Time

You want to make the most money possible when it comes time to sell your home. The way to do that is by improving and updating the things in your home that buyers look for the most. We compiled this list for those looking to boost their resale value. It’s important to focus on the renovation projects that will net you the highest ROI. All of the projects... (more)

Should I Rent or Buy a Home?

Choosing whether to rent or own a home is not an easy decision. It requires you to carefully examine the factors and costs associated with each option. Which is better? That depends. Your unique economic situation, lifestyle and goals play the largest part in deciding what is better for you. It’s important to go into your calculations with open eyes. As... (more)

Things You Shouldn't Do When Buying a Home

The last thing in the world you would ever want is to spend a bunch of time searching for a home, finding that perfect place and then not being approved for your mortgage. There are also many common mistakes homebuyers make that could make the process much more painful than it has to be. We’re writing this article because we know how stressful it can be... (more)

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