Risks and watch outs when managing a vacant house on the market

Watch outs when managing a vacant house on the market

Risks for a vacant or unoccupied house on the market.  How to protect your vacant home.   When you have a vacant house sitting on the market, there are many safety concerns that you’ll need to keep an eye on.  This often happens after a loved one has died or needs to transition to a … Continued

How to hold an estate sale on Long Island - without hiring a professional

How To Hold An Estate Sale – Step by Step

How to hold an estate sale (without hiring a pro) After you inherit a house, there’s a lot of work to clear out the home before you put it on the market to sell it (or to rent it).   As part of the process, you may want to consider holding an estate sale.   … Continued

Supplies for cleaning out your parent's house - Long Island NY

Supplies for cleaning out your parent’s house

Tips for clearing out an aging parent’s or deceased parent’s house When it comes time to clean out your parent’s house, it’s never a fun task.  It’s a lot of manual labor and there’s a lot of emotion thrown into the mix, regardless of whether your parent is moving in with you, going to a … Continued

Selling an inherited house to settle an estate | The ultimate guide

Selling a house to settle an estate on Long Island

Guide for selling an inherited estate – Nassau and Suffolk Counties, Long Island   Selling an inherited home from a loved one can be an emotional process (not to mention a time consuming one).  The last thing you need is to find unexpected obstacles that can prolong the process and waste precious time.  This guide … Continued

Proper legal representation when selling your house - hire a real estate attorney

Get proper legal representation when selling your house

Hire a real estate attorney if you want to sell your house quickly (not just any lawyer)     One of the first houses I bought on my own was an interesting case.  The homeowner was an older man, probably early 70’s, that called himself “Rocky” as a nickname.  I’ve met many people in my … Continued

Can You Sell a House “As Is?”

Is it possible to sell my house on Long Island “As is?” The idea of selling a home can be stressful for some people, particularly if the property in question is less than pristine. Putting a house that needs work on the market can be difficult. If there’s structural damage, water damage, damage from termites … Continued