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Monday, September 23, 2019

Real Estate

The Most Important Day in The Market

Last week, when I picked September 18th to do our “Grand Re-Open House Warming Party,” I knew it was “Fed Day.” I also knew that it was very likely the cut would be 0.25%. I tried to do as best a job as I could to guide clients in advance of this meeting on how the upcoming reduction might impact their mortgage and interest

Nofim Gardens in Modi’in, Israel: Buy Now and Move In by Next Rosh Hashanah

(Courtesy of Tivuch Shelly) Modi’in is a wonderful place to live, testified to by the thousands of veteran Israelis and olim who have been attracted to it over the past few decades. Its central location; pleasant and affordable housing; educational and commercial facilities; green, open spaces; and good transportation options all

Living Near Our Family: How Close Is Too Close?

(StatePoint) While you can’t choose your family, you can choose how close you live to them. A new survey suggests some healthy boundaries between parents and in-laws make for a happier family relationship -- something to keep in mind when shopping for a home.

Fifty-seven percent of respondents in the

 How to Get Started in Real Estate Investing

Are you looking for a form of lucrative passive income that allows you to make money just by sitting at home? If so, real estate is the way to go. Investing in real estate is an excellent way to earn income without much effort. Each month, you’ll see money getting deposited into your bank account while you get to enjoy a

The Most Important Variable When Shopping for the Best Mortgage

I love seeing articles and online posts that read, “The Most Important…” For many, those catchy headlines used to attract a lot more attention in the past, than it does these days. Today, “Influencers” come in all ages and stages regardless of their seasoning or expertise. There’s truly so much “noise” out there

How to Choose the Right Stone for Your Kitchen Countertop

It’s no doubt that we spend an exorbitant amount of time in our kitchens. These spaces have become much more than a place to cook a meal. Kitchens are places where families congregate to share recaps of their day over a meal. Kitchens are where guests tend to hang out at family events and holidays. For this reason, homeowners are

Protect Your Valuables From Extreme Weather Disasters

(BPT) Natural disasters cost Americans $91 billion in damages in 2018, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

With parts of the country in the midst of peak hurricane season, and other regions of the country approaching the dangerous wildfire and flooding seasons,

How to Keep Your Home and Family Safe From Fires

(BPT) According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), three out of five home fire deaths result from fires in properties without working smoke alarms - often due to missing alarm batteries or expired alarms.

A new generation of home safety technology - combined with

Its All About The Numbers, Or Is It?

It’s ‘busy season,’ although one might not believe that to be the case if you saw the report released by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). As they do every week, The MBA released their “Mortgage Application Data” for this week, showing that overall application volume decreased by 3.1%.

CapitIL Real Estate Plans Sept. 9 Discussion On Buying Israeli Property in Englewood

On Monday, September 9, CapitIL Real Estate Agency, in conjunction with IsraTransfer, Sacofsky Law and Jmark Interiors, will be hosting a panel discussion for people who are thinking of buying property in Israel. The program will include a detailed explanation of the buying process as well as offer information from service providers who can

Refinancing For The Right Reasons

The Mortgage Bankers Association had an interesting statistic released earlier this week. They reported that overall mortgage application volume dropped 6.2% this week, from its previous report. Applications to purchase a home were down 4%, while refinancing activity was down 8% from this time last week. They also noted mortgage

Approved Funding Announces Additional Seminars and Workshops For 2019

Approved Funding, a leading privately-held local mortgage banker continues its “Educational Seminars and Workshop” series for 2019. After completing a highly successful Real Estate & Investment Workshop in July, the company is pleased to announce two additional opportunities for real estate education and