Sizing Up Foreclosures

In recent years, particularly after the subprime mortgage crisis, foreclosures have been on every buyer’s mind. Investors Cherry-Pick In fact, a foreclosed house in good condition can be an excellent value. But in most markets — including Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess and Fairfield counties — foreclosures in mint or near mint condition are quickly snapped up … Read more

For Your Protection: Home Inspection

At Balch Buyer’s Realty, we’re not afraid to “blow a sale.”  If we spot a problem or defect in a house we’re showing you, we’ll tell you — before it costs you any money or robs you of sleep. But you shouldn’t rely on us to determine if a house is sound, has structural defects, … Read more