March 2019

Found 13 blog entries for March 2019.

Baseball

Spring training not just for baseball it applies to real estate too! 

Baseball spring training and spring time home buying or selling have a lot in common.

It’s imperative to get your team or home and finances in shape for the new season.

In this blog I will focus on the buyers!

Tips for Competing in the Spring Home Buying Market

If you're like most people, and try to buy a home in April, you'll have to be ready to jump on the home you want. Don't be indecisive. Don't hesitate! When you find it, make an offer Here are other tips to help you to win that offer:

As I mentioned in my last blog; 

  •       Getting pre-approved by a local lender is key
  •       Focus on a home that meets your requirements, price, location etc.

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Mortgage RatesRising and falling mortgage rates have a direct impact on the consumer home buying market. 

 

Rising interest rates by the Fed impact consumer spending by encouraging saving. On the contrary, low interest rates encourage spending. Mortgage rates have a few more factors that impact rates. The general health of the economy a direct relationship with mortgage rates. When the economy is thriving with high wages and a steady job market, mortgage rates usually rise to sort of keep up. Rising mortgage rates in this instance serve a buffer to prevent the market from getting too hot. Rising mortgage rates in a growing economy maintains stability because it keeps consumers from borrowing too much. 

 

Mortgage rates reached an all-time high in the early

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American Eagle Empire OutletsWe are thrilled to have made the top 10 NYC retail leases in February for the signing of American Eagle/Aerie at Empire Outlets. Our CEO, James Prendamano, brokered the deal that came in at #7 on the list and was featured in this article by The Real Deal.

 

“American Eagle Outfitters’ has a passion for innovation and superior customer experiences that aligns perfectly with our vision for Empire Outlets. We are thrilled to add them to the Empire Outlets family, giving shoppers even greater access to premier retail stores,” said James Prendamano.

 

American Eagle is a retailer offering high-quality, on-trend clothing and accessories while Aerie is a lingerie and intimate apparel sub-brand of American Eagle and has recently been called one of the

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