Coldwell Banker Whitbeck - NY Blog
When buying or selling a home, all the numbers and terms floating around can be confusing – especially if this is your first time dealing with a real estate transaction.A question often asked is "what's the difference between assessed and appraised value?" There are often some misunderstandings about these figures so we're here to simplify it for you.Agent Mike Jensch mentioned that agents are taught that a home has three values: Assessed (what it's taxed at), Appraised (the amount the lender sa...
Jul 16, 2021
Real Estate News & Trends
Just because it is a Seller's Market, it doesn't mean you can be lazy when it comes to selling your home! There are many things you can do to convince buyers that yours is the home for them. We've put together a quick list to help your listing stand out from the rest, and encourage top dollar offers.Let the Light In (or turn them on)! Homes that offer plenty of light are more appealing to buyers, so make sure to open all the curtains and blinds and turn on any lights in dark rooms when preparin...
May 10, 2021
Selling a Home
When searching for a home, you often see or hear the term "modular" or "manufactured" when describing a type of home. We're here to help explain the difference between the two with the viewpoint of someone who spent many years in the modular home field: Many without direct knowledge of the difference between a modular and manufactured home tend to shun the modular home, or confuse the two. I personally would prefer a modular home, hands-down. Without getting off track, lets discuss some major di...
May 04, 2021
Buying a Home