Ephraim Vashovsky’s Blog

How Colors Affect Real Estate

While the associations we ascribe to different colors are often culturally conditioned, many recent studies have found that the majority of people subconsciously respond to colors in remarkably similar ways. Expert realtors know this fact and exploit it to the best of...

Top 5 Trendiest NYC Neighborhoods To Live In

With a plethora of options, choosing a neighborhood to call your own in New York City can be as overwhelming as navigating the city’s transit system. Each distinct neighborhoods offers something different to its residents, so the challenge is finding the place...

Location Matters In Real Estate

When it comes to real estate, there are many cliché statements that still ring true to this day. “Location, location, location,” is one of these phrases, and it comes from a place of truth. Where your homes is located determines just about every aspect of your life....

The Best Places to List Your Rental

It’s very rare in this day and age that anyone is going to pick up the newspaper to flip through the classified ads looking for rental properties. The internet has completely taken over sales. When looking for rental properties, people want the details and...

Potential Tenant Questions

Most rental advertisements include basic information, such as the rental price and lease terms. They also include the sales pitch, which is everything the landlord wants potential tenants to know. In order to verify that a landlord and property are up to standards,...

Mortgage Financing Problems

Most homebuyers feel a sense of relief and accomplishment when they receive their home mortgage approval. They know how much home they can afford, the interest rate, and the approximate monthly payment. Armed with this approval, they head forth into the home buying...

Common Commercial Tenant Problems

Leasing commercial real estate is a tricky prospect for landlords. In a traditional landlord-tenant relationship, it’s more straightforward: If the rent isn’t paid, the tenant is evicted, and it’s often not difficult to find someone else to rent the...

The Most Beautiful Architecture In NYC

Visiting New York City soon? Everyone knows that to get a taste of New York architecture, a visit to the Chrysler Building and the Empire State Building are on the must-see list of the most beautiful architecture in NYC. However, there are a few other buildings that...

How To Build Your Own House

Buying a home is a difficult process that many people dread. It can be exciting to find the home of your dreams, but what if your area’s homes do not meet your expectations? Although it can be time-consuming, some people entertain the idea of building their own home....

How to Become a Successful Real Estate Developer

Most successful real estate developers will tell you that money is only one small ingredient to creating a profitable investment business. Aside from just financing real estate deals, successful developers understand the importance of building relationships and risk...