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Vintage Details for Modern Homes
Posted on 02/16/2020
Vintage Details for Modern Homes
Photo by Alex Qian from Pexels Whether you’re remodeling your home or building one from scratch there are a few vintage features you may want to incorporate. No matter the style of your home—modern, traditional, country chic—these additions can fit seamlessly in your house. Work with your architect to see how you can add these details to your...
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Create a New Focal Point in Your Yard by Adding a Fire Pit
Posted on 02/09/2020
Create a New Focal Point in Your Yard by Adding a Fire Pit
Photo by jamie410 via Pixabay A fire pit can elevate your yard into a truly enchanting entertainment area, liven up your space and even help enhance your curb appeal. While some home projects are not ideal for the DIY approach, you can make a striking firepit on your own in about a weekend. You'll need to gather some...
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Beyond Scented Candles and Cookies — Home Staging Strategies That Work
Posted on 02/02/2020
Beyond Scented Candles and Cookies — Home Staging Strategies That Work
Photo by Milly Eaton via Pexels If you're like most people who are beginning the process of putting their homes up for sale, you're probably aware of the concept of home staging. Home staging is a strategy used to present your home in a good light to prospective buyers by creating a warm, welcoming environment. Typical home staging...
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3 Tips for Buying Rental Property
Posted on 01/26/2020
3 Tips for Buying Rental Property
Photo by Moose Photos from Pexels Rental properties are becoming extremely common in the world we live in today. Many people are realizing the huge profits they can make from rental properties, and the need for these rentals isn’t going away any time soon. If you’ve ever wanted to be a landlord and rake in some cash on...
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Residential Crime Prevention Begins With Awareness
Posted on 01/19/2020
Residential Crime Prevention Begins With Awareness
While there's a lot to be said for the value of high-tech home security systems, there are many basic, inexpensive things you can do to safeguard your home from intruders. Keeping your home secure begins with awareness, good communication, and positive habits. Where does good communication come into play? One example is the need to have a trusted neighbor...
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Pros and cons of HOAs
Posted on 01/12/2020
Pros and cons of HOAs
Photo by Bryan Clayton via Pixabay If you buy a townhouse or condo, you’ll find that you’re more than likely a member of a Homeowners Association, or HOA. What that means, in a nutshell, is that you, along with everyone else in your community, own the exterior of the buildings and the common areas. If your roof fails,...
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2 Bryant Crescent #2J, White Plains, NY 10605 now has a new price of $129,900!
Posted on 01/11/2020
2 Bryant Crescent #2J, White Plains, NY 10605 now has a new price of $129,900!
Located in one of the most beautiful developments in White Plains within walking distance to Mamaroneck Avenue. The beautifully maintained grounds of Bryant Gardens offers, a community garden, Tot lot, and out door BBQ area as well as laundry in each building. With a little updating you can bring this home back to its original...
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Another Property Sold - 4 Cross Drive, Mahopac, NY 10541
Posted on 01/07/2020
Another Property Sold - 4 Cross Drive, Mahopac, NY 10541
Welcome home to this renovated 4 bed/2 bath colonial located in Mahopac NY. This tastefully renovated home features over 2700 square feet of living space and is situated on over one-half acre of land. Upon entering through the front door, you are greeted by the warm and welcoming living room featuring hardwood floors and wood burning fireplace. The open concept floor plan allows for plenty of natural light and makes entertaining a pleasure. Quartz, stainless steel appliances and shaker style cabinetry are just a few of the key features that make up the stunning new kitchen. Let's not forget the spacious family room measuring over 28' long...
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3 Things You Need to Consider Before You Host a Home Showing
Posted on 01/05/2020
3 Things You Need to Consider Before You Host a Home Showing
A home showing often plays a key role in the property selling journey. In fact, if your house dazzles a buyer during a showing, you may receive an offer to purchase your residence shortly after this individual views your home. Of course, there is no guarantee that a house showing will lead to a fast, profitable home selling experience....
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Common House Selling Concerns, and How to Address Them
Posted on 12/29/2019
Common House Selling Concerns, and How to Address Them
If you want to list your home, it generally is a good idea to address any house selling concerns right away. That way, you can alleviate these concerns before they slow down the home selling process or prevent you from accomplishing your desired home selling results. Now, let's take a look at three common home selling concerns, as well...
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Another Property Sold - 2 Windsor Terrace #4C, White Plains, NY 10601
Posted on 12/24/2019
Another Property Sold - 2 Windsor Terrace #4C, White Plains, NY 10601
Spacious one bedroom one bath Co-op located in the Heart of White Plains. Walk to the train, shops, nightlife and so much more. This sunlit beauty offers hardwood floors, Large EIK with window, spacious Living room and dining area. This amazing home has an updated kitchen and renovated bath. In addition to the units bedroom closets, it offers 2 walk in closets upon entry. Don't miss out see it today. Credit scores must be 700 or above..Star...
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Master the Homebuying Journey
Posted on 12/22/2019
Master the Homebuying Journey
Believe it or not, even a first-time homebuyer can become a property buying expert. If you plan ahead for the homebuying journey, you can quickly and easily navigate the path from homebuyer to homeowner. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you master the homebuying journey. 1. Create Homebuying Criteria If you know you want to...
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