Without question, the 2021 real estate market in many states has been characterized as unprecedented. Homes have been selling at lightning speed, often with multiple offers at record-breaking prices. The challenge for would-be buyers and sellers is how to best move forward and successfully navigate the real estate market. In other words, they need some type of “road […]
Why Choosing the Right Home Inspector Matters
Ask any sports team and they will tell you that who is on the team matters. Each member of the team plays a key role in achieving the team’s overall success. So when it comes to buying a home, perhaps the largest investment purchase one will ever make, it is imperative to choose your team wisely. Depending on […]
Here’s What Home Buyers (and Sellers) Should Do Super Bowl Weekend
Super Bowl weekend will find many of us buying chips, whipping up dips, or ranting all about the bad officiating that kept Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints from making it to the big game. But real estate experts keep a close eye on this weekend for a different reason: It’s widely considered the official kickoff of the spring […]
How to Sell a Home Fast—Even Before the Holidays!
Suzy Minken, an agent with Berkshire Hathaway, agrees. “For sellers with a spacious dining room, the table can be decorated for holiday entertaining,” she says. “This is an ideal opportunity to create that ‘wow’ moment among buyers, so sellers may want to consider purchasing new tableware and accessories that are trending in home design. This […]
How to Buy a Home Fast—Even Before the Holidays!
I was quoted on Realtor.com in an article written by Liz Alterman Suzy Minken, an agent with Berkshire Hathaway, agrees. “From the initial offer stage all the way through closing, there is a considerable amount of ‘elapsed time,’” she says. “If you consider how many people are often a party to the home purchase transaction—seller, buyer, two […]
4 Ways to Save Money on a New House
I was quoted on Personal Capital in an article written by Holly Johnson Upgrading Your Home: How To Know It’s Time If you’re already thinking about upgrading your home, you probably have good reason. According to realtor Suzy Minken of Keller Williams Premier Properties in Short Hills, New Jersey, most clients who upgrade do so […]
How Today’s Home Buyers Are Making Their Best Offers On A House
I was quoted in the article below written by Dan Green at Growella.com Read The Full Article Here
How to Win a Bidding War Without Coughing Up More Money
I was quoted in the following article by Liz Alterman on Realtor.com When my husband and I were in the market for a home in the fall of 1999, a period in the real estate industry known for its notoriously low inventory, we fell in love with a property and were willing to do almost anything […]
House Hunting When Moving From Another State?
I was quoted in the following article, press the button below to read in full. Know Your Price Range. You don’t want to fall in love with a house you can’t afford, so line up a pre-approval with your mortgage lender well before your house-hunting weekend, suggests Suzy Minken, real estate agent at Keller Williams […]
What to Include in a Residential Lease Agreement
I was quoted in the following article, press the button below to read in full. Signatures Suzy Minken, Sales Associate, Keller Williams Realty says that the rental lease needs to have the signatures of both the landlord and the tenant. This helps to ensure that both parties are clear about the lease terms. And with […]