Market Report: June 4, 2013​

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Buyers: The Next Generation Millennial buyers have unique wants

As millennial home buyers burst onto the scene, these 18-35-year-olds are looking for something completely different than their parents. More than 30% are in the market for a “fixer-upper” versus a move-in ready home, and they’re overwhelmingly favoring smaller,functional spaces that are unlike their neighboring houses. These buyers want to craft a home to their specifications, including their tech-driven lifestyles.…Read more

Check Out…Mount Kisco!

Mount Kisco draws urbanites with its vibrancy paired with a country feel, and it’s these anomalies that make it special. Here, the old and the new effortlessly merge, and heritage thrives among the trendsetting new.

SJ’s Home of the Week!

A completely renovated 4 BR, 3.1 BA vintage colonial! This amazing vintage gem is filled with European charm from its gorgeous gardens to the patio and detached cobblestone garage – for $839K. !

Manhasset, NY

Teddy Bears! Perfect for kids of all ages, the Teddy Bear Picnic in Manhasset will feature bears to stuff and dress, a magic show, face painting, crafts, games, giveaways and more. Children are free and adults are just $5. Refreshments will be available to purchase onsite. For more information click here. .

Greenwich, CT

Jazz Night: This Saturday BackCountry Jazz hosts its benefit at Bright Brook Farm, featuring Southern BBQ and lively jazz played by Bennie Wallace and the Disorder at the Border All Star Jazz Orchestra. Proceeds benefit music education for underserved students..Read more

Dobbs Ferry, NY

Afternoon Gala: Enjoy festive food and music with the New Westchester Symphony Orchestra on Sunday. This casual, fun celebration will include classic favorites, orchestra traditions and new performances designed to inspire and elevate amateur music in Westchester. Click here for more.

The Real Costs

How much does your home really cost? Interest rates truly impact your family’s bottom line. So how much will that loan ultimately cost?  to view Bankrate’s “true cost” calculator. Input your loan amount, interest rate and period and the calculator will give you the final balance you’ll pay.

NYC Booms

NYC again tops the list of fastest-growing cities in the U.S., eclipsing the second-highest growth city by nearly double. From July 2011-2012 more than 67,000 new residents hit the Big Apple, adding to the 8.3 million population. Houston, LA, San Antonio and Austin rounded out the top 5.