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Your home may be your most valuable asset, so why settle when it comes to your real estate agent? Founded by former investment banking professionals, Mont Sky® brokers and agents come with deep industry experience in fields as varied as leveraged finance, institutional sales and real estate law.

What are some tips for searching for home buyers in NYC? Is a listing available just because it's not "in contract?" How can you tell if it's available?

Tips for Searching for Home Buyers in NYC

It’s important to realize that buyers can access almost every listing available through popular real estate search websites such as The New York Times, Realtor.com, Zillow, Trulia or StreetEasy. Moreover, the search functionality on some of these sites is extremely effective such that buyers can receive saved search alerts whenever a new listing that matches …

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We'll teach you how to price your home in NYC whether you just want a market value check or if you're an agent doing a CMA for a potential seller client!

How to price your home in NYC

Whether you are an agent creating a comparative market analysis for a new seller client or a home owner looking to value your home, it’s important to learn how to price your home in the unique NYC market first. A comparative market analysis, commonly known as a “CMA,” is a way to benchmark your home …

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Ever wonder how commissions work in real estate in NYC? How does your buyer agent get paid? Does the seller pay more if you have an agent?

How Commissions Work in Real Estate in NYC

Who pays the commission in real estate transactions? It’s important to understand how commissions work in real estate in NYC before you start your property search. It's crucial to realize that sellers always pay a fixed percentage commission that can be equally split between a seller's agent and a buyer's agent. The buyer never directly pays for …

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Finding a sponsoring broker in NYC can be a confusing process. You’ll be faced with a plethora of choices ranging from recommendations from friends to advertisements you see online. What are some criteria you should look for when finding a sponsoring broker? What are some issues you should be wary of?

Sponsoring Broker NYC – Finding a Real Estate Broker Sponsor

Finding a sponsoring broker in NYC can be a confusing process. You’ll be faced with a plethora of choices ranging from recommendations from friends to advertisements you see online. What are some criteria you should look for when finding a sponsoring broker? What are some issues you should be wary of? Table of Contents: Is …

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Can a real estate agent use another agent's photos for their listing? Unfortunately no. Not even if you have written or verbal permission. Here's why.

Can a Real Estate Agent Use Another Agent’s Photos?

Generally speaking, no. It's usually never a good idea to use another agent's listing photographs even if you've received explicit verbal or written confirmation from the agent that you can use his or her photographs. We don't recommend using another broker's photos even if you have paid them money for it, or even if you've …

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Exclusive agency vs exclusive right to sell & fee vs no fee are just some of the things to negotiate in an exclusive rental lease listing agreement.

What to Negotiate in an Exclusive Rental Lease Listing Agreement

An exclusive rental lease listing agreement is relatively straightforward vs an exclusive right to sell listing agreement, without much to negotiate. The most important items to negotiate or at least keep in mind are exclusive agency vs exclusive right to sell, fee vs no fee, the protected buyers clause, the expense reimbursement clause and of …

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