Many would be surprised to know that stretching your budget ever so slightly when looking for a home could make a huge difference. Mirador agent Edward 'Ted' Henwood was featured in the New York Time's HUNT column telling of one of his many experiences with a potential buyer who did just that and wound up with a perfect home.
“With students and out-of-town parents, you have to quickly enlighten them about the challenges of the New York rental market,” Mr. Henwood said. “You can certainly find a place, but the places that are a good deal — meaning you want to live there and the price is right — disappear quickly.”
He continues that stretching your budget just a bit can be absolutely "worth the reach." Read the full article in the New York Times here.