The Top 11 Reasons To List Your Home During The Holidays

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The Top 11 Reasons To List Your Home During The Holidays

11. By selling now, you may have an opportunity to be a non-contingent buyer during the spring, when many more houses are on the market for less money! This will allow you to sell high and buy low!

10. You can sell now for more money and we will provide for a delayed closing or extended occupancy until early next year for a time convenient for you!

9. Even though your house will be on the market, you still have the option to restrict showings during the six or seven days around the holidays!

8. January is traditionally the month for employees to begin new jobs. Since transferees cannot wait until spring to buy, you need to be on the market during the Holidays to capture that market!

7. Some people must buy before the end of the year for tax reasons!

6. Buyers have more time to look for a home during the Holidays than they do during a working week!

5. Buyers are more emotional during the Holidays, so they are more likely to pay your price!

4. Houses show better when decorated for the Holidays!

3. Since the supply of listings will dramatically increase in January, there will be less demand for your particular home! Less demand means less money for you!

2. Serious buyers have fewer houses to choose from during the Holidays and less competition means more money for you!

And the number One reason why you should list your home during the Holidays…..

1. People who look for homes during the Holidays are more serious buyers!

Now after reading “The Top 11 Reasons To List Your Home During The Holidays” what are you waiting for???  Don’t miss out by waiting until the spring, list your home and sell now!

Contact me today…and yes, I’m working all through the holiday season!!!

914.902.3220

epatrice@epatricehayes.com

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E Patrice Hayes, The Designer Realtor®

Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker in NY, CT and GA

ILHM-Luxury Property Specialist
CRS®-Certified Residential Specialist
SRS®-Seller Representative Specialist
Residential Designer, Bach. Of Architecture, Pratt Alumni
 
Keller Williams Realty Group
760 White Plains Rd
Scarsdale, NY 10583

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E Patrice Hayes, Realtor®
CRS®-Certified Residential Specialist
SRS®-Seller Representative Specialist
Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker in NY, CT and GA 
Member of The Institute For Luxury Home Marketing
 
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Scarsdale, NY 10583
Phone: 914.902.3220

  

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E Patrice Hayes, CRS, Realtor®
Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker in NY, CT and GA 
Member of The Institute For Luxury Home Marketing
 
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760 White Plains Rd
Scarsdale, NY 10583
Phone: 914.902.3220

  

E Patrice Hayes Receives Certified Residential Specialist Designation

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E Patrice Hayes Has Been Awarded the Certified Residential Specialist Designation

[Scarsdale, NY] September 22, 2014 –  E Patrice Hayes of Scarsdale, New York has been awarded the prestigious Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) Designation by the Council of Residential Specialists, the largest not-for-profit affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS®.

REALTORS® who receive the CRS Designation have completed advanced professional training and demonstrated outstanding professional achievement in residential real estate. Only 37,000 REALTORS® nationwide (less than 4% of all real estate professionals) have earned the credential.

Home buyers and sellers can be assured that CRS Designees subscribe to the strict REALTOR® code of ethics, have been trained to use the latest tactics and technologies, and are specialists in helping clients maximize profits and minimize costs when buying or selling a home.

E Patrice Hayes is a Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker with Keller Williams Realty Group, licensed in New York, Connecticut and Georgia. She is a member of The New York State Association of REALTORS® and The Institute For Luxury Home Marketing.  E Patrice Hayes is also a Pratt Institute Alumni with a Professional Bachelor Degree in Architecture, experienced as a Residential Designer for award winning home builders and new construction residential property developers nationwide.

“Obtaining the designation was important to me to further solidify my experience and expertise in the real estate business.  It’s important to me to always learn more ways to provide better service for my clients by keeping myself in a network committed to excellence” said Hayes. “Since few can obtain this elite status in the real estate industry, when clients work with me they know they’re getting the best”.

 

For information on selling or purchasing a home with a certified residential specialist visit www.crs.com.

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E Patrice Hayes, REALTOR®, CRS, Luxury Property Specialist
Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker in NY, CT and GA
Keller Williams Realty Group
760 White Plains Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583
Office Phone: 914-902-3220  Direct Phone: 917-327-9997
Email: epatrice@epatricehayes.com
Web: http://www.epatricehayes.com

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E Patrice Hayes
Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker in NY, CT and GA 
Member of The Institute For Luxury Home Marketing
 
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760 White Plains Rd
Scarsdale, NY 10583
Phone: 914.902.3220

  

8 ways the new FICO scoring system benefits small business owners

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8 ways the new FICO scoring system benefits small business owners

FICO Score 9 now available

By now, you’ve probably heard about the new FICO scoring system, called FICO Score 9 which changes how lenders look at your score and how they make lending decisions.

Brian Manson, Credit Manager at Balboa Capital notes that “FICO scores can affect small businessowners’ ability to secure business loans, lines of credit and equipment leasing programs.” For this critical reason, small business owners must be aware of how the new FICO scoring system impacts their bottom line.

Read also: 5 common myths that may be affecting your business credit score

Manson asserts, “Small business owners don’t have the luxury of a large corporation backing them financially, so they are the ones financing their operations.”

“Banks and financing companies will examine a business owner’s personal credit score and credit history when evaluating their his/her loan application,” Manson continues. “This is done to determine the business owner’s level of credit risk. A good FICO score presents business owners with a better chance at getting their loan or line of credit approved. Unfortunately, outstanding medical bills have hurt the credit scores of many small business owners nationwide.”

FICO’s updated scoring system now places less emphasis on unpaid medical bills, beginning this fall, which Manson shares in his own words below, the eight ways the new scoring benefits small business owners:

  1. Entrepreneurs and business owners who have outstanding medical debt will not have their credit scores penalized like they have been in years’ past.

2. Debt collections can last on a business owner’s credit report for up to seven years, but FICO will not include credit-score penalties if a medical bill has been paid or settled with collection agencies.

3. FICO estimates the average credit score of people with outstanding medical bills will improve 25 points, which could put business owners at or above the threshold required by their lender.

4. Business owners will also be able to secure loans and financing with lower interest rates because their scores will improve.

5. Business owners with medical debt will no longer be seen as a credit risk.

6. Debt collections can last on a business owner’s credit report for up to seven years.

7. FICO’s new scoring system will prepare a business owner for success when it comes time to apply for a loan, line of credit, or equipment lease.

8. Lenders will loan more money and business owners will secure more funding, and this will help the economy grow because money will be invested in small businesses.

Read full article at AGBeat.com

E Patrice Hayes

Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker in NY, CT and GA

Member of The Institute For Luxury Home Marketing

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Keller Williams Realty Group

760 White Plains Rd

Scarsdale, NY 10583

Phone: 914.902.3220

This Month in Real Estate August 2014

What’s happening in Real Estate August 2014, report by Keller Williams Realty.

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E Patrice Hayes
Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker in NY, CT and GA 
Member of The Institute For Luxury Home Marketing
 
Search luxury properties at www.epatricehayes.com
Search all properties at www.MultiStateRealEstateBroker.com
Download My Mobile App To Search Homes
 
Keller Williams Realty Group
760 White Plains Rd
Scarsdale, NY 10583
Phone: 914.902.3220