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February 2012

Warren Buffet Says Buy a Home Today!

Warren Buffet said that if he had an “efficient plan” – he would buy millions of homes in today’s real estate market. Given the low interest rates coupled with what he perceives as good value – buyers are looking at a  a unique opportunity.

UPTICK IN EXISTING HOME SALES

Home sales in the United States rose last month to the highest level in 2 years. Existing home sales increased 4.3% in January which makes it the highest level of sales since May 2010. Some attribute this to loosening credit. For example, banks are easing the loan to value ratios (LTV). In mid 2010 the…

SUNDAYS AT V&N – COMING SOON!

Sundays at V&N will feature hot bagels and coffee, guest speakers on relevant topics for both buyers and sellers, casual meetings with our agents, videos for the kids – sunday mornings 9:30 to 11. Space limited – email us to register.

WANT A DATE? BUY A HOME!

According to CNN Money owning a home is the “ultimate aphrodisiac.”  According to one survey women preferred men who owned a home as opposed to those men still renting!

NEW 2012 LOOK FOR THE AMERICAN HOME

The new American home debuting in Orlando has more of a spa-like feeling as opposed to the more classic, square like look of the architecture of the 1950’s – 1960’s.  Architects are taking into account the general look of the neighborhood and softening the more “stark” modern look with, for example,  a  Tudor style roof….

Tudors in Teaneck

Vera & Nechama Realty as well as Yael & Zev Schulhof were featured on the cover of the February 5th Real Estate section of the Bergen Record.  If you love Tudors – especially renovated and sunny ones – call us. http://www.northjersey.com/realestate/138732999_

LEAPFROG UP 20%

Leapfrog has reported a 20% increase in sales. Where are you storing all these new toys and games? It’s a good time to buy a home!

BUYING A HOME IS LIKE DATING!!

You never know what you are going to end up with! Many buyers insist they want a Multi Level home and end up with a Colonial. Remember you wanted tall dark and handsome?? It’s really all about chemistry (and location!). Joke of the day: (Husband) Honey Do you love me? (Wife) Of Course. But Do…

Freddie Mac – Lowest Mortgage rates in History!

According to Freddie Mac we have just reached the lowest interest rates ever for home loans. 3.74 for a 30 year fixed and 3.18 for a 15 year fixed mortgage.   As Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook fame  put it – The most important thing is not necessarily to do things perfectly – but rather to get…

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