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Home Builders Seek Legislative Fix for Soaring Flood Insurance Premium Rates

Home Builders Seek Legislative Fix for Soaring Flood Insurance Premium Rates - The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) called on Congress recently to take steps to resolve unintended consequences of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Act that are resulting in huge premium spikes for many home owners and impacting the sale, construction and remodeling of homes across the nation. Testifying before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on [...] [Daily Real Estate News]

Area Offers Many Festive Holiday Events

The Holiday Train- one of many fun, free holiday events in the areaWhether you’re new to the area or have been here your whole life, there is a lot of fun to be had in the Twin Tiers and Finger lakes regions during the holiday season. Here are some popular events that are sure to become a tradition for your family.

Finding the Right Real Estate Agent

The right agent can make home buying or selling an enjoyable experience

Most would agree that buying or selling a home is one of the most important financial decisions you will make. But some people don’t realize it is also very important to research and find the right real estate agent who will make buying or selling your home easier. The following list is a good place to start in your search for the right agent:

  • List your priorities- What do you value in an agent? How much time do you expect them to devote to you? Which forms of communication do they prefer? Making a list of what is important to you before you meet with an agent will allow you to narrow your search early on and spend more time actually buying or selling a house.