Monthly Archives: July 2011

What is the FHA?

There is a lot misinformation out there and part of the reason for this blog is to provide accurate information to young people purchasing homes for the first time. The FHA stands for Federal Housing Administration. Normally, when purchasing a … Continue reading

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The Loan Process & The Art of Negotiation

It’s a sweltering summer so far with temperatures reaching 100 degrees nearly every day! It’s currently 104 degrees Fahrenheit and feels like 113 outside! I am coming to you live from my air conditioned living room 🙂 We start the … Continue reading

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“I live in Brooklyn. By choice. Those ignorant of its allures are entitled to wonder why.” -Truman Capote

Here is a great article written by the folks over at Gothamist explaining why Brooklyn gets so much hype and how it often surpasses the expectations set for it. Prospect Park, listed as number 10 on this list, is a … Continue reading

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Meeting of the Minds

We met with our lawyer last night at the South Street Seaport. He has an incredible office on Fulton street and then we understood exactly why he is charging us so much money 🙂 The seller’s attorney and our attorney … Continue reading

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Engineer Home Inspection

We used Richard Perri for our professional home inspection and I would highly recommend him for first-time home buyers. Rick met with us at the front of the house and talked about the structure, the frame, the sidewalk, street and … Continue reading

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