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Posted on 07/19/2021
Upgrade vs. Demolish: How to Make the Right Decision
Purchasing a property with a blighted house on it may present a cost-effective opportunity. The presence of a faltering structure typically drives down the price tag. Once you buy the parcel and building, you must carefully consider whether razing or restoration makes the most sense. Rather than move forward with a predetermined idea about the next step, conducting...
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Posted on 07/15/2021
Another Property Sold - 18 Hocks Lane, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533
Bring the Outside In! Nestled among the most spectacular rock formations and mature trees, this very private / ranch style home boasts many unique features. Among them are the long, tree lined driveway, with meandering stream, a beautifully designed guest house, 2 car garage, fully equipped wood working shop, artisan well, tool shed, and soothing fish pond. The back patio area is totally private, with hot tub, over looking a large pond with beach / gazebo area and aluminum boat. This sale includes all the wood working and mechanical tools, including lathe, welder, and various saws and drills. The roof is new as is the new glass atrium family...
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Posted on 07/14/2021
Another Property Sold - 140 Mountain View Drive, Holmes, NY 12531
Updated & stylish Raised Ranch on 2 acres with access to Whaley Lake. Located on a cul de sac, quiet & private. This home has a new eat in kitchen with granite counters, sliders to the back deck & a dining nook. The living room has a large bay window, a wood burning stove which heats the whole house in the winter. 3 additional bedrooms with a full bathroom. Downstairs, a family rm w/half bath, radiant heat flooring & a full size laundry. There is a 2 car attached garage. Close to the train in Patterson or Pawling. Enjoy swimming & fishing in the private community...
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Posted on 07/12/2021
Buyer Tips: Open House Etiquette
Image by Agover from Pixabay Where do you start when you first consider purchasing a home? Buyers who are new to the real estate market may not know exactly what they want in a house or where they want to live. While the dream homes found online, in magazines, and on your favorite television show are great resources...
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Posted on 07/05/2021
HOAs: Could They Truly Benefit a Neighborhood?
Photo by Andrey_Popov via Shutterstock An HOA — or Homeowners' Association — is an organization in your subdivision or community that creates and enforces regulations and rules for the properties and residents. If a property is part of an HOA's jurisdiction, buying it automatically makes you a member. Therefore, you are required to pay HOA dues that cover...
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Posted on 07/02/2021
Jefferson Valley, NY Real Estate Market Update 7/2/2021
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Posted on 06/28/2021
How to Create a Greener Home in 6 Easy Steps
Photo by Free-Photos via Pixabay Making your home a little more green won’t take much time or effort, but the results will pay off for years to come. You’ll consume fewer products, be exposed to fewer chemicals and even spend less money every month. Incorporate one or more of these easy green ideas into your home routine to...
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Posted on 06/21/2021
Improving Your Home’s Efficiency
Photo by SpeedKingz via Shutterstock Living green is the goal of many young homebuyers. Once in their new home, they want to take steps toward improving their home’s efficiency. The first step to improving your home’s energy efficiency is to choose the right house. Solar panels and LED light fixtures aside, the most efficient form of housing is...
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Posted on 06/19/2021
Another Property Sold - 20 Louis Drive, Katonah, NY 10536
This beautiful contemporary sun-drenched home in Somers is everything you need and more. This spacious 3000+ sq ft house is on a cul-de-sac and features 4 bedrooms and 3 baths. The large kitchen with granite countertops has top of the line appliances. The sunken family room is a generous size. The living room has vaulted ceilings and a large working stone fireplace. The finished basement offers many possibilities for creating additional living space. The home has a 2 car garage with ample additional storage. The professionally landscaped property sits on 1.9 acres with a level backyard, stone walls, mature trees and a koi pond with...
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Posted on 06/14/2021
Creating a Chic Storage Space for Your Home
Photo by ErikaWittlieb via Pixabay Storage is one of the biggest challenges when deciding how to decorate or plan a new home. It's tempting to throw everything into bins and stack them someplace in your garage, their contents forgotten ever after! If you do, though, there is a good chance you will waste money by purchasing things you...
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Posted on 06/07/2021
Tips for Buying a Ranch
Image by Steppinstars from Pixabay Before you plunk your hard-earned money down on a working luxury ranch, look at several factors, including location, features, your experience and business opportunities. The success of the ranch hinges on your experience or the people you hire to run the ranch. Even if it’s a private ranch where you might sell horses...
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Posted on 06/01/2021
Jefferson Valley, NY Real Estate Market Update 6/1/2021
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