Buying a home is great -- but building your own is often better. If you want to build, however, you first have to find someplace to do it. That means buying a vacant piece of land, however, before you can get started.
When you buy a home, the most common thing to do is to get a brand-new mortgage so that you can pay the seller's asking price. The seller may or may not have a mortgage that needs to be paid off with part of that money.
If you've ever had "buyer's regret" after making a $100 purchase, can you imagine how bad it must feel to have buyer's regret over a whole house?
Whether you're buying or selling, when you pick an attorney to handle your New York real estate transaction, pick carefully. Whether you're buying or selling, the wrong choice can be a disaster.
Why should New York care who buys property in the state?
Are you thinking about buying some undeveloped land as an investment? Maybe you have plans to resell it in the future, or you're going to try to develop it yourself.
When your last surviving parent died, you probably assumed that his or her home would be sold and the equity divided among you and your siblings.
You've seen the letters in the mail. They're offering you money based on the equity that you've built up in your home.
You just bought your first home -- so, congratulations are in order! You're excited, and you're ready to settle in!
Six New York City bills passed as part of the Climate Mobilization Act could affect real estate sales. That's because property owners must make fixes to increase energy efficiency and cut carbon emissions or be fined.