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FIP Ventures Will Buy Pines Harbor Properties...

FIP Ventures LLC-which consists of Seth Weissman, age 26, managing partner of real estate firm Weissman Equities and a summer resident Fire Island Pines; Matthew Blesso, age 36, president of design award-winning real estate firm Blesso Properties; and Andrew Kirtzman, age 48, journalist, author, and owner of the Madison Fire Island Pines guesthouse-has announced that it is purchasing the commercial and residential properties ...
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Tax Credit Ends April 30th; 6 Key Facts You Need To Know

In order to qualify for the tax credit which applies to a principal residence, you have little time left. The deadline is set for April 30th, and to qualify you have to buy your new home by that date and you must close on the deal by June 30th of 2010.
 
1.  For the most part, homebuyers can’t use the tax credit as an automatic down payment on a new property.
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Whyte Hall: a Look at the New Fire Island Pines Community Center

It was Opening Night of the Fire Island Pines Arts Project's (FIPAP) first theatrical production at the new Whyte Hall, the Fire Island Pines Community Center. I was more than pleased that I had tickets to the opening show of "The Best Little ... Read more


Want a Strong Investment? Buy a Home in New York City

There are many reasons why it is a good idea to invest in New York City real estate, for instance, unlike in many other areas of the country where properties have devaluated as much as 40%, NYC has depreciated only approximately 25% (when compared to cities like Los Angels or San Francisco) according to an article from TheStreet.com. The real estate industry remains very active, ...
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Maximizing Your Home’s Potential For Sales

SIMPLE CHANGES CAN IMPACT HOW QUICKLY YOUR PROPERTY SELLS AND AT WHAT PRICE

Many cosmetic changes can be made with minimal time and expense. Buyers will be comparing your property to competing properties. So here are a few practical tips to help yours stand out above the rest.

Unclutter
Eliminating clutter will make your property feel larger and brighter. If your property is uncluttered and neutral, prospective buyers can explore it comfortably and envision it with their own personal touches.

Repair
Making certain repairs will present your property in a more positive light to prospective buyers, ... Read more