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Will the 2022 Housing Market Crash?

Will the 2022 Housing Market Crash?

Google reports that searches for the phrase, “When is the housing market going to crash?” grew 2,450% in the early months of 2021. It’s obvious more Americans want to know why the market is so hot, why home prices are surging, and if this is anything like the last time back in 2008 when it […]

Should You Buy a Long Island Home Now or Wait Until 2022?

Should You Buy a Long Island Home Now or Wait Until 2022?

2021 was the year of fast-rising home prices, limited inventory, fierce competition (including heated bidding wars), and other big challenges for Long Island home buyers. In hindsight, a growing list of frustrated would-be new homeowners—from renters hoping to start building up some equity to current homeowners ready to upgrade or downsize—are scratching their heads wondering: […]

9 Tips for Buying a Suffolk County Home in a Seller’s Market

9 Tips for Buying a Suffolk County Home in a Seller’s Market

So you found the perfect home in the perfect neighborhood that checks all your boxes including proximity to work, schools, shopping, and more. The only problem: there’s a list of people ready to spend top dollar to snatch up the same piece of property. Suffolk County home values have gone up 19% over the past […]

It’s Still a Great Time to Sell Your Long Island Home

It’s Still a Great Time to Sell Your Long Island Home

One of the hottest topics in modern day Long Island real estate—alongside record-high home appreciation and record-low mortgage interest rates—is the shortage of available homes for sale, influencing a growing number of homeowners to consider making a power move before the red-hot sellers’ market turns cold. Most of us know that low housing supply is […]

Suffolk County: A Great Place to Live

Suffolk County: A Great Place to Live

Finding a satisfying and enjoyable place to live, work, and raise a family—with a little extra room for the occasional weekend adventure—is easy in the unique, spacious county that covers the eastern two-thirds of Long Island: the beautiful setting with a vast cultural scene known as Suffolk. Home to a range of top-ranked schools, short […]

New York City Dwellers Migrate to Single-Family Long Island Homes

New York City Dwellers Migrate to Single-Family Long Island Homes

In a surprising turn of events the Long Island Press calls The Great Migration, surges of New Yorkers are fleeing the city with their sights set on the more spacious suburbs, igniting competition for Long Island residential real estate, skyrocketing home prices in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, and driving a market where homes sell within […]

What Not to Do Before Buying a Home

What Not to Do Before Buying a Home

Most first-time home buyers are surprised to learn just how much can go wrong within the seemingly small steps between mortgage pre-approval and closing. What could possibly happen after a lender pre-approves your accepted offer on that dream home? In a word: plenty. Mortgage mistakes happen. Closing on your next home without a hitch means […]

9 Life Lessons for First-Time Home Buyers

9 Life Lessons for First-Time Home Buyers

We all know hindsight is 20/20. Unfortunately, most first-time home buyers don’t have the luxury of knowing just how the home buying process plays out. However, one first-time home buyer’s mistake is another first-time home buyer’s lesson. The real estate agents at Team Rita gathered nine of the most common rookie mistakes first-timers make so […]

9 Most Popular House Styles on Long Island

9 Most Popular House Styles on Long Island

In the market for a new home on Long Island? One of the first moves to make is landing on the right house style. The right style for your next home hinges on your unique needs, your personal taste, and your budget. And with a little history on the eight most popular house styles on […]