This is a photo of 2 cats sitting on a table looking outside at the rain, sorry they can't go out. It is meant to illustrate the article about new tax rules which have a negative effect on the current housing market.
Seller Myths & Mistakes

Bloopers During Open Houses And Showings

Real estate agents have a variety of stories to tell about property showings and open houses. Some of the situations and incidents are so odd they are almost comical, while others have caused concern.

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Selling a House

Online Home Evaluations Are Unreliable

I was recently asked by a local Palisades homeowner to reconcile several estimates of value they had gotten on the internet, which ranged from $3 to 7 million.  Whether to put their home up for sale or not was dependent on the estimated value.

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How to Sell a House

The ABCs of Contingency Clauses

“I want to do a non-contingent sale.” We hear statements similar to this from time to time, and it may be helpful to take a look at different types of contingency clauses.

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Cost of Selling a House

What To Do With An Inherited Home?

Eventually many people need to decide what to do with a home they have inherited. Generally, this will be the case when a family member has passed, and there are several alternatives that may be well worth exploring and evaluating before making important decisions. Some may become trustees who are responsible to family members and perhaps others who have a financial interest in the property.

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