Recent Home Sales in Byram Hills School District

Two of my listings in the Byram Hills School District closed this week. A contemporary style home in Heritage Court, Pleasantville.  Designer kitchen, new baths, sunset views! Sold for 96% of asking price @ $980,000. A renovated ranch surrounded by exceptional natural beauty in premier Whippoorwill location, sold for over asking price @ $1,195,000 Thinking of … Continue reading Recent Home Sales in Byram Hills School District

Armonk, Bedford, Chappaqua, Real Estate & more … Westchester Real Estate Buying Trends 2015

Westchester Real Estate Buying Trends 2015

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  • Millenials (described as those born between early 1980’s & mid 1990’s) will be the largest component of homebuyers in 2015.
  • Millenials are trending as more interested in convenience of living (distance to work/highway/train/restaurants/shops) than living space.
  • Buyers in 2014 have shown that they are willing to pay top dollar for new construction and/or renovated move-in quality. I see this as a continuing trend in 2015.   Sellers need to be strategic with their agents in how to market and properly represent those homes that have not been renovated.
  • With the economy on the rise, we are happy to see that the return of the 2nd home market.  Buyers are looking towards buying a weekend home in the Northern Westchester communities of Armonk, Chappaqua, Bedford, Katonah & Pound Ridge for weekend relaxation.

According to Houlihan Lawrence’s President/CEO and Managing Principal, Stephen & Chris Meyers, they see the following Westchester County real estate selling trends for 2015:  Continue reading “Armonk, Bedford, Chappaqua, Real Estate & more … Westchester Real Estate Buying Trends 2015”