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We often see and hear that everyone needs to have a will, but what exactly is a will and what does it entail? A will or testament is a legal document that expresses a person’s wishes as to how they want their property to be distributed upon their death, and as to who will manage...
While interest rates are still comparatively low, you may want to take advantage and purchase a second home. A second home can be a great investment for your future. It can generate passive income and provide a great retreat for you from the routine of everyday life. Imagine for a second being the owner of...
Chances are you’ve worked very hard to afford a home in New York.  In fact, buying a house might be the biggest investment you’ll ever make. Because you’ve worked so hard and because buying a home is such a big investment, it is important to have all your bases covered during the purchase.  While hiring...
Real estate investment in New York comes in many forms, giving investors a variety of options. Some investment opportunities require substantial oversight, while others do not. Additionally, real estate investment involves many tax considerations, and investors are typically looking for an option that will limit tax liability, which is where the 1031 exchange comes in....
As we observe interest rates going up, there is still a chance to get a refinance or CEMA (Consolidation, Extension, and Modification Agreement) at a reasonable rate. Refinancing a mortgage can save homeowners thousands of dollars each year, especially when interest rates are low. It’s difficult to ignore the continuous onslaught of advertisements enticing homeowners...
An alarming number of Americans do not have any type of estate plan in place. A recent survey cited by the AARP found that six in 10 adults in the United States do not have a will, living trust, or any other basic estate planning documents. Notably, people between the ages of 18 and 50...