should I rent my house furnished

As a New York landlord, the decision on whether to offer a furnished unit or not is solely yours to make. You can offer it in whatever form you feel like–with top-of-the-line furniture, appliances and tools or with nothing but bare walls and floorboards. That said, keep in mind that the decision you make can…

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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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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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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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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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New York State Squatters Rights

Dealing with squatters in the state of New York can be difficult and complicated, taking up valuable time and resources. And, due to the complexity of the matter, understanding the relevant laws is critical.

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Westchester County, New York Landlord-Tenant Law

Much like everywhere else, the relationship between landlords and tenants in New York is governed by the state’s rental laws. The New York landlord-tenant law is detailed and outlines what rights and responsibilities each party has in regard to the lease or rental agreement.  Understanding these New York tenant laws is important for both landlords…

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covid 19 pandemic

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, most industries are forced to adapt to a variety of changes. The property management industry is no exception. New strategies and protocols have been put into place to ensure the safety of both property owners and tenants. If you’re a self-managing property owner, you may find this challenging…

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eviction laws Westchester ny

In Westchester County, New York, eviction can only be done after a landlord has terminated the rental agreement with a tenant. As a landlord, you must first send a written notice, and can only file for evictions when the tenant fails to comply with the conditions. It’s hard to estimate the length of the period…

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