Radon: Not Necessarily a Home Sale Death Sentence.
One of the required parts of a house inspection is to check for the presence of radon gas if there is a basement or crawl space. The gas, a by-product of the natural decay process of Thorium and Uranium in our soil and rock strata, has been deemed dangerous by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Reverse Mortgages: Boon for Some But Bust For Many Seniors.
It's hard to miss former movie stars touting the advantages of taking out a reverse mortgage, and many an elderly senior has been taken in by their seeming trustworthiness and honest demeanor. The appeal of staying put in their own familiar home, vs the upsetting prospect of moving is a large carrot to dangle in
Is The Hudson Valley Real Estate Market Finally Getting Back To Normal?
The Hudson Valley real estate market has been anything but normal for the last eleven years. In a normal real estate market, home prices appreciate 3.7% annually. Below, however, are the price swings since 2007 for national real estate sales according to the latest Home Price Expectation Survey: After the bubble burst in June 2007,
Welcome to Global Property Systems
GPS is a specialized, non-traditional brokerage which offers comprehensive real estate solutions from our global headquarters in the Hudson Valley of New York. Having recognized the important role that a technologically sophisticated global environment could play in the conduct of a service-based business in a rapidly evolving economy we can provide our clients and agents with real tools and resources leading to success.
More important, though, than what we do is how we work: GPS is a team-oriented environment that yields efficient, effective solutions to our clients’ most complex problems. No one agent can provide the many services you need to buy or sell a home. You need a team of experts at your fingertips all working towards the same goal.
We’re truly collaborative with you, and with each other
Our multi-lingual team possesses wide-ranging capabilities and experience. Our local area residential, commercial and investment savvy Realtors© and real estate experts work closely with “client approved” attorney’s, building inspectors, lenders, and appraisers. Tried and tested service providers are readily on hand to help you with the buying or selling process, locally and globally.
We know how to work across locations, time zones and property classifications — to unpack complicated matters and find the most straightforward solutions for our clients. Additionally, because our teams are so well integrated, we can assemble a multidisciplinary team at a moment’s notice — to ensure our clients get targeted expertise and the peace of mind of a smooth transaction be it across town, intrastate or an international relocation.
A few miles north of New York City is a lush, verdant place which is a world away from city life. The east side of the river is home to historic mansions, White Plains' soaring high-rise towers, luxurious Long Island Sound homes, with upscale sporting clubs, white-picket-fenced equestrian facilities, tennis centers and yacht clubs catering to its residents. West of the Hudson, the rolling hills are speckled with charming river towns, villages and lake communities offering an entirely different vibe. From the Palisades to the south to the Catskill Mountains to the north, residents can find homes in a wide variety of settings, from rural market towns and gentrified villages to convenient suburban neighborhoods. GPS provides comprehensive area information and the tools to quickly find your perfect location and property.
New York City offers a wealth of options to buyers. From classic prewar co-ops on the Upper East Side to modern glass tower condos in Midtown, and from posh Downtown lofts to beautiful Brooklyn brownstones, the choices seem almost limitless and overwhelming.The GPS Manhattan Team is dedicated to will providing our clients the information you'll need to identify emerging market opportunities, up and coming neighborhoods, and all the facets of home ownership in NYC combined with strong negotiating, and problem-solving skills that ensure you have the edge it takes to get the deal done.
Global Property Systems real estate is just that - a globally focused real estate firm which reaches the corners of the world to find and sell residential, commercial and undeveloped properties. As CIPS (Certified International Property Specialists) and members of FIABCI, (The Federation of International Real Estate Professionals,) our strong relationships throughout the global real estate community allow us to connect buyers and sellers wherever they are. We come equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to reach across cultures and languages, enabling our clients with the most powerful real estate systems possible.