NY State MLS Blog


What Is MLS Of Choice?

Changes are Coming In July, major changes are coming to the National Association of REALTORS®. Last year, during the 2017 REALTORS® Conference and Expo, the Board of Directors voted to make changes to the way local MLSs interact with real estate agents and brokers. From their statement: Effective July 1, 2018, that MLSs be prohibited from requiring participation by

Should I allow a lockbox on my home?

The decision of if you should allow access to your home while you are not at home, or even access to your home by buyers and sellers unaccompanied by your trusted listing agent is an extremely personal decision that only you can make based on your situation, but here is some information about the different types of lockboxes and the pros and cons to allowing showings with lockboxes.Pros: If you

Marketing RE to the Different Generations

Every Thursday in March, we covered a different generation and how they interact with the real estate market. From Generation Z, the newest group of buyers on the market, to Baby Boomers and their changing needs as they reach retirement age, our full series covers everything you need to know about how to help each generation through the home buying or selling

The Best Waterfront Areas

There’s something refreshing about making your dwelling along a beautiful natural shoreline, whether it be an ocean or a lake. You get a nice view, cooler air, and easy access to some outdoor activities not available in landlocked locations. Although you may have your

Selling a House on a Busy Road

Your house has beautiful architecture and stunning landscaping, but for some reason, people just aren’t buying. If your home sits on a busy road, it can often be frustrating trying to close a sale. Usually due to noise pollution or the lack of privacy, many

Factors that affect Home Selling

Siding is very influential on a home’s exterior appearance and structural integrity. Since it can maximize the home’s energy efficiency and may decrease utility bills, siding has the potential to affect a home’s resale value. Therefore, homeowners who seek

Make your Dining Room Bigger

Everyone loves a beautiful, spacious dining room where you can unleash your interior design dreams and fantasies. Sometimes, there is simply not enough space for all of your ideas to come to fruition.