Housing Affordability Solutions
The #1 homebuyer obstacle is affordability followed by discrimination, mortgage access and agent performance according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR) latest consumer survey. Measures are being taken to reduce these barriers by NAR so that the economy can thrive. Affordability in the housing market is of great concern. Rising rates, low inventory and…Read More
Café Realty Joins McGrath Realty Inc to Expand Service and Maximize Talent
Cafe Realty teams up with the Hudson Valley’s most prominent commercial, land development and luxury brokerage, McGrath Realty Inc. After 8 years in business the community focused Cafe Realty will use their strengths, talents and skills to become the new face of McGrath Realty Inc’s residential services. Café Realty will take the new name The Café Residential…Read More
Real Estate Inventory Insanity Affects Us All!
What started out as strategic home pricing for sellers to get more than one offer, has exploded into a full scale war involving historically low housing inventory.Read More
1 YEAR LATER: Cafe Realty Emerges Energized for 2021
independent brokerage remains relevant and communicates value to customers and agents alike in a continuously changing environmentRead More
2021 A Year to Look Up and Move Forward
Yes, we have had some traumatic experiences getting through 2020…is 2021 your year to make a move? The real estate industry and technology is moving faster than ever before, 5 years worth in the last 6-12 months! Here is a bite from Inman Connect Now, (a series of fully digital events that bring together the…Read More
2020 A Year of Refection
2020 has not been kind but there were lessons learned. We were hurled into covid lockdown in mid March and life was very different from that point forward. A new normal, the next normal, it was not so normal. We learned how to wrap our arms around the world and appreciate life. We learned many…Read More
Real Estate and The Crazy Busy Summer with COVID!
How does a pandemic, economic crisis and psychological meltdown define the housing hustle and bustle this summer? Approximately half of the offers that home buyers have placed on homes were in a multiple offer situation in the past 3 months Interest rates are low and may be under 3% for some qualified buyers Buyers are…Read More
Is it a good time to SELL? to BUY?
We had momentum going into 2020 and it was like a rushing river about to overflow its banks! The virus has interrupted this flow…but only temporarily. So is it a good time to sell? Is it a good time to buy? The short answer is, it is always a good time if you are ready.…Read More
What one indie company is doing to thrive in a covid19 world .
Let’s begin by establishing the fact that pre-covid Café Realty was running at full speed in an extremely active market in the Hudson Valley serving sellers, buyers and investors’ real estate needs. On March 22 the real estate industry was put on pause along with the world as we needed to protect ourselves from this…Read More