Port Washington, NY Real Estate News

By William Bodouva, Jr REALTOR®, 2020 Top Producer, Long Island & Queens, NY.
(Homes for Sale / Port Washington / Manhasset)
Happy New Year! Welcome to the Real Estate Sales Market of 2014! Home Buyers and Home Sellers take a look at the monthly statistics for December 2013.  Allow me, William Bodouva, Jr. to be your personal advocate.  As your Buyer or Seller Representative, I will act solely “on your behalf and in your best interest,” for the highly competitive, multiple offer setting of the “2014 Seller’s Market.”   December 2013 Town: Total Sales in 12/2013 Transaction Increase: 12/2012 to 12/2013 Current Property Value in 12/2013 Values Increase 12/2012 to 12/2013 Port Washington 329 19.6% $760,000 7.2% Sands Point 42 50.0% $2,100,000 17.2% Manhasset 227 3.7% $1,190,000 0.0% Great Neck 69 23.2% $999,999 12.2% Glen Cove 208 20.9% $445,000 11.3% Roslyn Heights 179 36.6% $680,000 11.5%   A joint national st...
Comments 2
By William Bodouva, Jr REALTOR®, 2020 Top Producer, Long Island & Queens, NY.
(Homes for Sale / Port Washington / Manhasset)
As Port Washington's Buyer's Representative I also represent Tenants seeking Short & Long Term Luxury Rentals.  If you're interested in renting a property during the holiday season, please contact me, I can find a suitable apartment for you and deliver a fully executed lease within 24 hours. William Bodouva, Jr. Real Estate Corp  wnb@wnbre.com  or 516-815-6600 
Comments 0
By William Bodouva, Jr REALTOR®, 2020 Top Producer, Long Island & Queens, NY.
(Homes for Sale / Port Washington / Manhasset)
Hello again Real Estate Home Buyers and Sellers, October sales closed at month-over-month and year-over-year highs.  Not only was the Sales Volume incredible, but take a look at the current property values and their increases since October 2012.  First-Time Home Buyers taking advantage of the low interest rates in October and Empty Nesters, SRES scaling down have made the largest impact on the real estate market on the North Shore of Long Island, NY.  Who else is there?  The upwardly mobile market, remember when that was the strongest group of Home Buyers on the North Shore?  Not anymore.  Sales have become more in-line with solid household incomes, higher down payments and lower Loan to Value, LTV mortgages.  We’ve built a strong foundation for property values; no more homeowners who a...
Comments 0
By William Bodouva, Jr REALTOR®, 2020 Top Producer, Long Island & Queens, NY.
(Homes for Sale / Port Washington / Manhasset)
Homes for Sale:  Home Buyers & First Time Home Buyers are starting to understand the importance of working with a Buyer’s Agent, preferably a Broker and Owner, who is qualified and experienced to represent their best interest.  Enlightening Buyers to the benefits that Buyer Brokerage offers has been challenging and some have learned the hard way.  Many Home Buyers contact agents through Zillow, Trulia, Realtor.com, or the recommendation of a friend.  Before they know it, they’re being shown properties by this Agent.  Who does this Agent represent?  The Agent you’re working with must specifically state that they are:  A. representing you as the Buyer; and B. Enter into a Buyer Broker’s Agreement and C. sign a New York State Disclosure Form for Buyer and Seller, reflecting they are acting...
Comments 0
By William Bodouva, Jr REALTOR®, 2020 Top Producer, Long Island & Queens, NY.
(Homes for Sale / Port Washington / Manhasset)
Searching the internet real estate sites like, Trulia, Zillow, Homes, and Yahoo?  Notice incomplete or inaccurate information?  Frustrated having to wait for agents to respond to your inquiries with partial or inaccurate information or not responding at all?  Do you want every agent you deal with to represent the Sellers? Home Buyers who retain The National Association of REALTORS*, Accredited Buyer Representatives, are dealing with the best of the best.  These home buyers have a distinct advantage in dealing with an experienced expert with the proven ability to negotiate and act in their best interest.  In this “split-second” market, you can’t waste time surfing for inaccurate information, you need One Trusted Source that can offer you Accurate, Verified Information within minutes.  I’...
Comments 0
By William Bodouva, Jr REALTOR®, 2020 Top Producer, Long Island & Queens, NY.
(Homes for Sale / Port Washington / Manhasset)
Many of my client's have asked me about when the Expansion Project for the Port Washington Line of the LIRR will be completed; yet another ammenity that Port Washington has to offer.  Will it add to property values? Of course!  Port Washington Yard Track Extension Project Overview Better Service for Port Washington CustomersPort Washington Track Extension Project will Allow for More AM/PM Trains, including to Grand Central Terminal MTA Long Island Rail Road is proposing to add space in the existing Port Washington LIRR station rail yard area to store two additional trains in order to provide our Port Washington Branch customers with service benefits today and in the future when the East Side Access Project is completed. The LIRR is scheduled to service Grand Central Terminal beginning i...
Comments 0
By William Bodouva, Jr REALTOR®, 2020 Top Producer, Long Island & Queens, NY.
(Homes for Sale / Port Washington / Manhasset)
Real Estate Market Update, Homes for Sale in Port Washington, Sands Point, Manhasset, Great Neck and Glen Cove, NY  Market Update Report for the Month of JUNE 2013 Town                     Zip Code:  Transactions: Increase from 6/2012: Property Value:  Increase from 6/2012 Port Washington:   11050             291                          14.6%                      $735,000                       3.5% Manhasset:            11030              221                           13.9%                   $1,145,000                     -1.7% Great Neck:            11023               59                            17.6%                       $999,999                      3.5% Glen Cove               11542              176                           10.7%                       $436,250                 ...
Comments 0
By William Bodouva, Jr REALTOR®, 2020 Top Producer, Long Island & Queens, NY.
(Homes for Sale / Port Washington / Manhasset)
I’m William Bodouva, the National Association of Realtors Accredited Buyer’s Representative, ABR*, for the Port Washington, Sands Point, Manhasset, Great Neck and Glen Cove, NY areas.  ABR*s are the national and local benchmark in professional service and proven buyer representation experience.  ABR*s are your strongest & only allies when searching for, negotiating and acquiring your new home.  Here are some of the facts that you need to know:  The real estate internet websites that list properties, Trulia, Zillow, Homes, Yahoo, etc., don’t require verified information when listing properties, which is why you’ll see so much contradictory information for the same properties.  You need to be dealing with one consolidated source who can provide accurate, verified information for all prope...
Comments 0
By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Explore the Woodstock Revival with Miss Feng Shui of Long Island NY Welcome of Sands Point Preserve, home to the Woodstock Revival music festival 2013.  For all those 4,000 people who attended, it was truly a wonderful experience with great memories and a walk into history that brought us together with the power of music, art and, nature. If you wised to take a break from the music, many, including myself would stroll around the Sands Point Garden or take a walk along the beach's shoreline. Feel free to check out Sands Point Preserve on your own someday when traveling throughout Long island.  View Larger Map Feng Shui LI *Carole Provenzale was a Certified Feng Shui Consultant who graduated from the Country's very first School for Feng Shui Studies that was licensed and accredited in 199...
Comments 0
By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Woodstock Revival at Sands Point Preserve A Day of Woodstock Tribute Bands and Live Painting Overlooking the Long Island Sound Featuring Live Music by: Wonderous Stories Half Step Milagro Dragonfly Jellyband Elana Rivkin Covering the music of: The Who, Santana, Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix, CSN, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Sly and the Family Stone, Joe Cocker, and The Band Along with more than 75 Artists painting to the inspiration of the live music, scenic vistas, and audience interaction Sunday, June 9, 2013 Noon til 7:30 pm (Rain Date: June 16th) at The Sands Point Preserve 127 Middle Neck Road, Port Washington NY Historic Mansions, Sandy Beach, Nature Trails, Pond, 216-Acre Waterfront Park, Gourmet BBQ, All ages Band Lineup: 12:00 - 12:20 – Elana Rivkin 12:30 - 1:30 – Jellyband 2:0...
Comments 3
By William Bodouva, Jr REALTOR®, 2020 Top Producer, Long Island & Queens, NY.
(Homes for Sale / Port Washington / Manhasset)
Market Update Report for MAY 2013   Town                     Zip Code:  Transactions: Increase from 5/2012: Property Value:  Increase from 5/2012 Port Washington:  11050             290                          15.1%                      $735,000                      6.4% Manhasset:             11030             234                          25.8%                      $1,179,000                   2.3% Great Neck:             11023             109                          21.1%                      $800,000                      9.6% Glen Cove                11542             172                            7.5%                      $432,500                      6.1% May 1, 2013 through May 31, 2013 monthly consolidated Market Update Report.  It takes some doing, but I’ve found that by putt...
Comments 0
By William Bodouva, Jr REALTOR®, 2020 Top Producer, Long Island & Queens, NY.
(Homes for Sale / Port Washington / Manhasset)
Recently, a young Real Estate agent asked me about Buyer Representation, Investing in Real Estate and Higher Education; i.e.; Credentials, Accreditations, Designations and College.  I’m a strong proponent of higher education, matriculated or otherwise.  To make yourself more valuable and diverse as a real estate professional, you should schedule a portion of each day to making yourself an expert in the field of real estate, from historical information to current and future information.  Buyer Representation is my niche; it’s still ahead of the curve thinking.  You’re a true professional when you can take in all of today’s relevant data and apply it towards forecasting.  I’ve been a Buyer’s Rep, Real Estate Investor, Developer and licensed Broker since 1985.  I conservatively observed th...
Comments 17
By William Bodouva, Jr REALTOR®, 2020 Top Producer, Long Island & Queens, NY.
(Homes for Sale / Port Washington / Manhasset)
Top Reasons to retain a Buyer’s Representative: When you contact a Real Estate Agent or Broker, unless you sign a “Right to Represent,” or a “Buyer’s Brokerage Agreement,” the agent you’ve contacted, their broker, the listing agent and the listing broker are all working solely in the “best interest of the seller.”  This is and has been the conventional way of doing business on Long Island, New York, but is slowly changing as public awareness increases. Buyer Brokerage or Buyer Representation is a standard practice in most other states; New York just hasn’t caught up yet.  The concept is so simple, that when I explain it in detail to clients, they ask, “What’s the catch?” There is none.  The New York Department of State has leveled the playing field.  There are no surprises; there is the...
Comments 0
By William Bodouva, Jr REALTOR®, 2020 Top Producer, Long Island & Queens, NY.
(Homes for Sale / Port Washington / Manhasset)
Homes for Sale, Real Estate.  A Market Update from the National Association of REALTORS* Accredited Buyer's Representative, ABR* William N. Bodouva, Jr. The Sands Point and Port Washington area housing market transactions have been steadily increasing since May, 2012 from prior years, per the Multiple Listing Service of Long Island.  In February, 2013 for the first time in years, the number of real estate transactions by percent entered the "double digits," (11.2%), as it also did in March 2013, (14.6%), and continued to rise even higher through April 2013, (18.7). Most of my business is in representing Buyer Clients, so as a National Association of Realtors, Accredited Buyer's Representative, ABR*, it was very rewarding to have successfully guided so many of my clients into contracts a...
Comments 2
By William Bodouva, Jr REALTOR®, 2020 Top Producer, Long Island & Queens, NY.
(Homes for Sale / Port Washington / Manhasset)
Homes for sale, buyer's looking for homes in Port Washington, Sands Point, Plandome, Manhasset and Glen Cove, contact me about your property needs.  While I'm searching for your new home I can refer you to one of the mortgage lenders in my professional network to get you prequalified in 24 hours and preapproved in 72 hours.  It's imperative that buyer's are preapproved before submitting their offers in this competitive market. Today's Citibank Rates, see Zero points products... From: Consumer Pricing Sent: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 1:20 PM To: *CBNA US Mortgage Daily Blackberry Rates Subject: ***CBNA Blackberry Rates*** - 5656 "CBNA Rates" 08:30 | 3.875% | -0.125 Pts | CF-30 12:00 | 3.875% | 0.125 Pts | CF-30 08:30 | 3.625% | 0.250 Pts | CF-20 12:00 | 3.625% | 0.375 Pts | CF-20 08:30 | 3.00...
Comments 0
By William Bodouva, Jr REALTOR®, 2020 Top Producer, Long Island & Queens, NY.
(Homes for Sale / Port Washington / Manhasset)
Market Update Summary for April 2013: Town                           Sold Property Transactions                        Median Price Port Washington:        286 sales, an increase of 18.7%                  +.5% increase in Property Values Manhasset:                 228 sales, an increase of 16.9%                  +1.1% increase in Property Values Glen Cove:                  180 sales, an increase of 18.4%                  +6.1% increase in Property Values This is the first month where, 11050, 11030 and 11542, (includes Sands Point, Plandome, and Manhasset Hills), all increased in “Property Values” and “Number of Transactions” compared to last year’s data, per the Multiple Listing Service of Long Island, MLSLI. This market direction has been projected by The National Association of Realto...
Comments 0
By William Bodouva, Jr REALTOR®, 2020 Top Producer, Long Island & Queens, NY.
(Homes for Sale / Port Washington / Manhasset)
I've lived in the Port Washington, Sands Point and Manhasset area most of my life, since 1977 and no matter where in the world I’ve travelled; “home” always offered the highest quality of life.  I started my real estate career in 1985 as a licensed salesperson.  I had been and still am a real estate investor, renovating houses and selling them for a profit.  It didn't take long before I realized that I was my own best client and had access to properties before they were listed on the real estate market. This enabled me to acquire more properties than I would have been able to as a buyer client or investor.  Between 1983 and 1987, I'd acquired and sold or retained about a dozen properties, which left me with a lot of real estate knowledge and time, to start working as an agent with clien...
Comments 0
By William Bodouva, Jr REALTOR®, 2020 Top Producer, Long Island & Queens, NY.
(Homes for Sale / Port Washington / Manhasset)
Local Market: The Sands Point and Port Washington area housing market has been steadily increasing since May, 2012 from prior years, per the Multiple Listing Service of Long Island.  In February, 2013 for the first time in years, the number of real estate transactions by percent has entered the "double digits," (11.2%), as it also did in March 2013, (14.6%), and continued to rise even higher through April 2013; (April numbers will be in next week’s report).  Most of my business is in representing Buyer Clients, so as a National Association of Realtors, Accredited Buyer's Representative, ABR, it was very rewarding having successfully guided many of my clients into contracts and closings for their new homes.  The most important fact that I've continually relayed to my clients has been, th...
Comments 3
By Annie Holdreith
(Daniel Gale Sotheby's International/Manhasset, New York)
Hello Here's the latest on what's happeing in the Port Washingon Real Estate Market.  17 new properties were listed, are under contract and 2 closed.  If you want more information about something in this report or information about buying and selling in Port Washington, please contact me.  Stay warm out there!!
Comments 0
By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo and Home Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Port Harbor in Port Washington New York is a 62 and over condominium building in Nassau County and Long Island’s famed North Shore. .    You can reach Port Harbor by the Long Island Expressway Exit 36N Searingtown Road, which becomes Port Washington Blvd To Main Street On Right Side, Opposite The Port Washington Town Dock.   The address at Port Harbor is 372 Main Street, Port Washington NY 11050. This is an established building that was opened in 1981. Port Harbor senior 55+ building has no amenities, however it is a neatly maintained 3 story elevator building with parking underneath and a party/meeting room. Each unit has 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, central air conditioning and electric heat and most have washer/dryers. There are also some with views of Manhasset Bay. No dogs are permitted, ...
Comments 14