Author Archives: Jeff Stone

About Jeff Stone

I'm a Realtor with Douglas Elliman - Port Washington/Manhasset. My designations are Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS), Resort & Second Property Specialist (RSPS), Seller Representative Specialist (SRS), Certified Buyer Representative (CBR), Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES), Seller's Representative Specialist (SRS) & Realtor Short Sale Professional (RSSP). I'm the Recipient of the 2104 National, Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES) Outstanding Service Award. I am a former Executive Chef in the New York Hotel & Restaurant Industry. I was also a Caterer/ Business Owner, supplying foods to the Entertainment, Hotel, Restaurant & for Special Events. I love the Outdoors (kayaking and hiking), Fishing, Cooking, Art, Networking & most of all, Volunteering within my community of Port Washington, NY.

The Perils of Overpricing Your Home

The basic forces of supply and demand are evident in these survey results that compare the average percent difference between the asking prices of homes and the actual selling prices. As your real estate professional, I thought you’d appreciate this … Continue reading

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Why It Makes No Sense to Wait for Spring to Sell

The price of any item (including residential real estate) is determined by the theory of ‘supply and demand.’ If many people are looking to buy an item and the supply of that item is limited, the price of that item … Continue reading

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Reasons to Use a Real Estate Professional.

Whether you’re buying or selling a home, the transaction can be a bit overwhelming. Working with a real estate professional who understands your market can make your life that much easier! Let’s get together to discuss your plans to buy … Continue reading

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The show features exhibits that allow you to view and compare over 50 top Resort & Retirement communities from many different states conveniently at one location. RSVP Now • Talk with the experts: Provides a hands-on experience giving you a … Continue reading

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Are We Heading Towards Another Housing Bubble? NO!

One of the causes of the housing bubble 10 years ago was the increase of housing inventory to a 10-12 month supply. This over supply caused prices to fall. Today we have a 4.4 month supply of homes for sale, … Continue reading

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Retiring Soon? Should You Downsize Your House?

Retirement is a time of major change in your life. For many retirees, one of those changes involves leaving their home. Downsizing to a smaller house is popular among retirees for lots of reasons. You may not need such a … Continue reading

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