Westchester Real Estate News

Second Quarter Single Family Home Sales in Westchester 2011-2017

Second Quarter Single Family Home Sales in Westchester 2011-2017

These are, respectively, the number of closed single family homes for the second quarter (April 1-June 30)  in Westchester County along with the median price for the years 2011 through 2017. All data is courtesy of the Hudson Gateway MLS. …

Government Regulation of the Housing Industry, Top & Bottom

Government Regulation of the Housing Industry, Top & Bottom

The following post is a reprint from this day in 2010 and is as fitting today as the day I wrote it.  One of the biggest ironies of government solutions to housing problems is how heavily regulated the foot soldiers…

People Don’t Just Walk Into Real Estate Offices Anymore

People Don’t Just Walk Into Real Estate Offices Anymore

We have three offices that are storefront-type locations: sidewalks, ground level, pedestrian-friendly, coffee brewing, friendly staff on hand, and everything you might expect of a retail setup. If someone were to walk in off the street to engage us, we’d be…

What Does a “For Sale by Owner” Want?

What Does a “For Sale by Owner” Want?

This past Tuesday I was wrapping up a team meeting with 5 agents. The question came up on how to list “For Sale by Owner” properties. Before I continue, let me state that it’s fairly established that most “FSBOs” eventually…

On Low Inventory of Homes for Sale

On Low Inventory of Homes for Sale

Westchester and the surrounding counties are seeing a peculiar phenomenon causing no small amount of consternation to home buyers. There simply aren’t many homes for sale. This is especially the case for homes one might consider in the starter home category; we…

Honoring The J. Philip Producers, 2016-17

Honoring The J. Philip Producers, 2016-17

Evaluating the sales of the many team members of the company from the 2nd half of 2016 through the first half of 2017 yields some very happy news. I’d like to extend my heartiest congratulations to the top producing agents in…