Hi Mary Ellen: I'm Michael Levy, the Principal Broker of Grand Lux Realty. We're located in Armonk, in Central Westchester County. We're looking for more agents & offer commission splits up to 90% with no fees. We have lots of leads & belong to the Empire Access MLS. I can help you get really busy in this business. Additionally, if you know anybody else who might be interested in joining us, we'll pay you up to $2,000 each for your agent recruits. If you want to talk, call me at 914-273-9688. Sincerely, Michael F. Levy, Principal Broker, Grand Lux Realty, www.GrandLuxRealty.com.... more
Hi John, thank you for posting this great question. The issue is you're not comparing apples to apples. What will give you the greatest return on your investment or give you the highest selling price? New stainless steel appliances will set you back approximately $3,000. (and up) A hot tub, easily $8,000 and an inground pool, $40,000. In our area, pools are looked upon as a negative to some people, but a huge positive to others. I've worked with buyers who only wanted a home with a pool and were willing to pay more for it. Your timing is also important, if you're selling in the winter, buyers have a difficult time seeing the value of a pool. But if it's July and really hot, buyers are more likely to want a pool. In general, buyers are typically willing to pay more for an updated kitchen then most other amenities. Does the rest of your kitchen need updating? Sometimes just adding new appliances to an old kitchen, makes it more obvious the kitchen is outdated. Spending your money wisely on a kitchen remodel is always a great investment. If you'd like a free consultation, give me a call.
Curtis C Darragh
Legacy Land & Homes LLC
It will depend on the interest rate and your loan rep is the best resource. This seems to be a big difference between your price and the sellers price. If it doesn't work out perhaps you might want to consider looking at homes that are more within your price range.. The list ot sale ration in your area is about 5% and the price you are trying to negotiaye is well over 10%... more