October 13, 2014 rummy

Taking control of your life is a choice. A lot of people don’t really stop to think about it, but it’s true. Believe it or not, you choose how you live your life. You might choose to do what is going to lead you to success, or you might choose to waste your time letting naysayers and negative people drag you down—but either way, it is you who makes the choice. Choose today not to let anything stand in your way I have a challenge for you. Today, look in the mirror and imagine where you want to be tomorrow. Next, think about where…

September 23, 2014 rummy

Habits are usually emotional One thing that we need to realize about habits is that they tend to be emotional. You might not think of it this way, but waiting until the last moment to get up after hitting the snooze button a dozen times and then rushing off to work to be consistently five minutes late might actually be an emotional dependency that you will need to resolve before you can hope to enact the newer habit of getting up early. This is not always the case, but it can be significant—and it is important that you evaluate such…

September 18, 2014 rummy

Know what to expect and when, while obtaining financing for a home, the first step in getting Pre-approved with your Lender.   Stage 1: Get Pre-Approved: What You Need to Do – You will have a discussion with your Lender and be providing  them with Preliminary Documents. How Long Will It Take? – The discussion will take 10-15 minutes and shortly after your documents are received, you will be issued a loan pre-qualification letter. What’s Happening Behind The Scenes – Your credit and documents provided will be reviewed to be sure you qualify for the loan. You will then be…

September 17, 2014 rummy

We already know that the key to a successful tenancy is to first find a good tenant. Haven’t we often secured good tenants only to find they drift to the wayside and gradually become bad tenants? Why is that? There are a combination of reasons that this happens. Let’s explore how to make good tenants even better and how to keep them that way. Now that you have a good tenant you have already screened, accepted and signed a lease with, you may be tempted to feel like your job is finished for now. The property is rented! Now you can…

September 15, 2014 rummy

Spend 3 minutes meditating every day Meditation doesn’t have to be incredibly deep to be effective. Find a nice peaceful place,sit on the ground, close your eyes, and just ‘be’. Don’t think about work,don’t think about money—don’t think about anything but the here and now. If you can do this once every day, you will be amazed at the difference that it can make. Keep things in perspective Getting insulted by your boss can be very hurtful and discouraging, but keeping things in perspective can help to neutralize feelings of anger or resentment—both of which contribute to a life of…

September 15, 2014 rummy

According to a recent National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) study, Generation Y (born 1980-1995) — sometimes called Millennials or Generation Next — make up the largest share of homebuyers (31%) in the U.S. They also make up the smallest number of home sellers (12%). Generation X (born 1965-1979) is the second-largest group of homebuyers (30%) and the largest group of home sellers (29%). The NAR report breaks down the large Baby Boom Generation into two groups. Those born 1955-1964 accounted for 16% of home purchases, while those born 1946-1954 were responsible for 14% of home purchases. The Silent Generation (born…

September 11, 2014 rummy

Another Home Sold! 50 Normandy Road, Yonkers NY 10710 Congratulations to the new home owners the Rodriguez Family! We finally made it and closed the short sale!   www.NYREEX.com  

September 9, 2014 rummy

Let’s be honest—following good advice is one thing, but living in fear of judgment and making choices that are not truly choices that you want to make is going to waste time and waste life. Here are 3 good reasons not to allow yourself to fall into this mentality. 1… Because Life Is Far Too Short To Spend Worrying About What Other People Think Why would you forsake your happiness to meet other people’s standards when you don’t even agree with what their standards are?   2… Because Most People Judge Everyone, Regardless Of How Good Their Choices Are I almost…

September 8, 2014 rummy

It’s that time of year, the seasons are changing and with them bring thoughts of the upcoming holidays, family get togethers, and planning for a new year. Those who are on the fence about whether now is the right time to buy don’t have to look much farther to find four great reasons to consider buying a home now, instead of waiting. 1. Prices Will Continue to Rise The Home Price Expectation Survey polls a distinguished panel of over 100 economists, investment strategists, and housing market analysts. Their most recent report released recently projects appreciation in home values over the…