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Should I Retain a Buyer’s Agent?

Facts: We are thinking about buying our first home. A number of people told us we should engage a buyer’s agent to assist us. Question: Is that really necessary? Answer: Although having a buyer’s agent is not “necessary,” there are many good reasons for engaging a buyer’s agent. Buyer’s agents are defined in the NYS […]

Is This a Good Time to Buy a House?

The Facts: My husband and I are thinking about buying our first house. The Question: Is this a good time to buy? The Answer: Absolutely! Inventory is high, interest rates are low and Congress has just extended the Homebuyers Tax Credit bill. Under the new bill, even people who are not first time buyers may be eligible for […]