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#Shutdown & Home Mortgage Applications

#Shutdown & Home Mortgage Applications

Many home buyers and home sellers may start to wonder how this government shut down impacts home mortgage applications. Whether it’s your mortgage application or the mortgage application of the buyer of your home, it’s worthing talking with your realtor and the borrower’s lender to understand the impacts. This is the latest from the National Association […]

Another Happy Client

Another Happy Client

We dreaded having to choose a realtor to sell our house because, between family, friends, and being in the construction business, we knew so many qualified candidates. Realizing that we needed professional help nonetheless, we reached out to Alexander Monticello. Alex was exceptional in his knowledge of the current Albany real estate market and his […]

Recent Stats Confirm Seller’s Market

Recent Stats Confirm Seller’s Market

According to the Greater Capital Region Association of Realtors, we are two years into a national trend of dropping housing supply and increasing median sales prices; the shift to a predominately seller’s market is nearly complete. Check out the video below for more details about the Albany, Saratoga, Schenectady, and Rensselaer County real estate markets […]

Brooke Chaffee-Zayas realtor with Monticello, Licensed Real Estate Broker Clifton Park NY

Buying a Home with a Pool

Brooke Chaffee-Zayas recently pulled together helpful tips for home buyers looking to own a home with a pool. As mom, pool owner, and realtor Brooke shares some great advice. 1. There are many misconceptions about what a pool can do for the property value of the home. Many home buyers and sellers believe it clearly adds […]