Dave & Mary
The bridge that crosses the Keuka Outlet located on State Route 14A has been closed since September 12th, 2011, and is planned to be rebuilt and reopened in June of 2012 according to New York State Dept of Transportation.
Bunk room in the loft area of the garage When it comes to creativity, you see it everywhere. And that extends to folks looking at new ways to house family and guests at their lakefront and get-a-way homes. One of the decorating and rehab ideas that always intrigues me, are the various bunk houses that I have come across in my real estate career. Bunk houses allow the owners to accommodate more guests. Basically the owners take an unused space such as a boat house, large shed or garage to creat sleeping quarters. Just like being in college, the most efficient way is through the use of bunks. These bunk houses do not have to be boring at all, and sometimes they are the most interesting places of the property.
Why is now a great time to buy your vacation home in the Finger Lakes ?
Check out this news release from October 2009 outlining a program outlining how home owners might rent back a home they are losing in foreclosure.
I like the theme of this Wall Street Journal article on the increased interest in Vacation Homes this year.
OK. Read the link below about the fact that there are fewer listings on the market now than a year ago.
A look at the aftermath of the mortgage meltdownis still not pretty and not likely to get better soon. You would think that in these years that have followed there would be improvement and/or a start towards recovery. Far from it! The depth and extent of the problems are just coming to light and still being sorted out. And like saugage making, it certainly is not pretty.
Even though the reduced cap on Jumbo loans does not take effect until October, many banks will begin the stop offering the higher amounts with concerns of gettiing the loans closed before the deadline.
There are two major restraints right now for our real estate market; one is the lending standards are more stringent than they have been and second, consumer sentiment is negative. Both probably will improve, but when?