westchester county

The cost of real estate in New York City continues to rise. As a result, many property investors are setting their sights a little further north, to Westchester County. Getting priced out of neighborhoods like Brooklyn and Queens is one reason to consider rental properties in Westchester, but there are plenty of others. The area…

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Sterling Propery Solutions

Most REIs are not handymen or contractors, so when they need to have repairs or renovations done on rental properties, they seek professional help. The last thing any of us want to hear is that there’s a problem at one of our properties – the dreaded three a.m. “my water heater exploded” phone call. But,…

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converting home into rental property

A great way to generate passive income is by owning a rental property. If you already have a property that you do not use or live in, turning it into a rental property is a great investment. Once you decide to do this, there are several steps to follow to make the process as easy…

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Sterling Propery Solutions

For Real Estate Investors (REIs), the cost of borrowing money to finance investment property is a critical component of their business model. While some of us own our investment properties outright, the majority of rental assets are leveraged. Let’s take a look at where mortgage rates currently stand in Westchester County: Average conventional fixed-rate mortgages…

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Sterling Propery Solutions

A recent article by David Greene in Forbes magazine caught my eye this week. I’ve been blessed to work with many successful Real Estate Investors (REIs) over the years. They are a diverse bunch to be sure – women, men, US citizens, foreign nationals, younger, older, etc. That said, I know that they all share…

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best-property-management-westchester

How many times have we all said that 2020 is the worst year ever? And with good reason! Especially for New York, right? Tens of thousands of COVID deaths, a flash mini-economic depression, and worrisome social unrest has been a rather dismal mix to endure (to say the least). Is there a silver lining in…

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This week, we had the pleasure of speaking with Joachim Ackermann, a Sterling real estate investor client who now lives in Singapore. Earlier this year, he wrote a glowing, 5 Star Review of Sterling Property Solutions on Google. We caught up with Joachim while he was finishing a fourteen-day mandatory COVID quarantine in Singapore. “A…

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Hasn’t 2020 been “great”? What a year so far, right? COVID, lockdowns, riots, looting, elections, too much fun. I understand the ancient curse of “May you live in interesting times” far better now. What we could all really use is some “normalcy,” whatever that means these days. Will we get it? You tell me and…

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best towns in westchester

Westchester County is a county in the state of New York that lies in Hudson Valley. This is the second most populated county in the sate after the Bronx. Westchester County is appealing because of its historical attractions and relative safety compared to major cities in most states. If you’re looking to move to this…

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things to do in westchester ny

Westchester is a great place to live, work and play. It boasts an assortment of astounding sights, including 18th-century homes, beautiful Rockefeller properties and scenic farming villages on the northern side. Moreover, the county is home to some of the best festivals, fairs and shows around. Besides the amazing scenery, historic atmosphere, and year-round fun,…

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