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Posted on 11/13/2022
Maintenance: Electrical Checklist Items to Keep Your Home Safe
Keeping your electrical system in good condition is a crucial part of lowering the risk of electric shocks, fires and other electrical hazards. Have professional electricians handle major electrical problems and installations, such as putting in new wiring or repairing faulty wires. Doing some regular maintenance on your own can help reduce the risk of electrical problems in...
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Posted on 10/23/2022
Using a gifted down payment for your mortgage
Potential homebuyers with generous connections may benefit from using gifted down payment funds. With a down payment gift letter, you can provide the money for a down payment to your mortgage lender even if it was obtained as a gift. Here are some of the common questions and answers about payment gift rules in real estate: What is...
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Posted on 10/16/2022
Home selling guide: How to price your home
The question of how to price your home is one of the most important aspects of the selling process. How do you know what your home is worth? How do you know what somebody would actually pay for it? Real estate professionals can guide you in this decision to help you get the offers your home deserves. Here...
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Posted on 10/16/2022
Kitchen Design Trends Perfect for Every Home
The kitchen is one of the most heavily used rooms in the home. While the functionality of the kitchen is crucial, the design and style elements are just as important. If you’re thinking of making some updates to your kitchen, here are some of the top trends to try: Mix & Match Metal Mixing up different colors and...
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Posted on 09/25/2022
How to Keep Your Kitchen From Looking Dated
Unfortunately, some trends do not keep their appeal long-term. If you’re designing your kitchen based on popular past trends, you might find yourself stuck with a dated aesthetic years later. Sometimes, dated kitchen features can even work against you when selling your home. If you’re putting your house on the market and considering some kitchen updates, here are...
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Posted on 09/25/2022
222 Martling Avenue 5F, Tarrytown, NY 10591 now has a new price of $268,000!
This approximate 900 Square Foot, one bedroom includes a Formal Dining Room which can be used as a Second Bedroom or Home Office. The grand sized Living Room provides a great area for entertaining and can accommodate your Dining Room table. There is a brand new Kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances, quartz counter tops and new cabinetry and flooring. The wood plank floors throughout the apartment have just been refinished and stained. The Bathroom is updated with a new sink and cabinet, new faucet, mirrored medicine cabinet and light fixture. Bring your King Size Bed as it will easily fit with tons of room for dressers and night tables....
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Posted on 09/14/2022
Another Property Sold - 709 Palmer Court 1D, Mamaroneck, NY 10543
Sunny corner unit that is centrally located. Washer/Dryer in unit. Maintenance is $1,108.34. Included in maintenance: heat, hot water, gas, 2 unassigned parking spaces, and taxes. Park-like community grounds include a playground, barbecue area, and a basketball court. The complex also includes: gym, storage unit (wait list) and garage parking (wait list) all for an extra monthly cost. Cats allowed, but no dogs. The coop requires a minimum 10% down payment. Ideally located near Metro North station, major highways, supermarkets, library, restaurants, shopping, and Harbor Island Park & beach to enjoy picnics, tennis, concerts and special...
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Posted on 09/11/2022
Understanding Who Is Eligible for a VA Loan
A loan from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs can be an excellent choice for financing a home purchase. While VA benefits are generally reserved for veterans, there are a few exceptions with mortgage programs. Here are some other ways you could be eligible for a VA loan: Active Duty Fortunately, you don't have to have served in...
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Posted on 09/08/2022
Video Tour - 251 Henry Street, Buchanan, NY 10511
Beautiful Buchanan Village home with updated kitchen and bath. This three bedroom home lives more like a four bedroom with a large bonus room on the first level. New windows on both levels and new hardwood floors both upstairs and down. Backyard is completely fenced in. The already low taxes are further reduced by the STAR Program. STAR is $1412. Move in Ready! Close to shops and...
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Posted on 09/08/2022
251 Henry Street, Buchanan, NY 10511 is now new to the market!
Beautiful Buchanan Village home with updated kitchen and bath. This three bedroom home lives more like a four bedroom with a large bonus room on the first level. New windows on both levels and new hardwood floors both upstairs and down. Backyard is completely fenced in. The already low taxes are further reduced by the STAR Program. STAR is $1412. Move in Ready! Close to shops and...
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Posted on 08/28/2022
5 Important building codes to know
Engineers and architects adhere to building codes when creating structures like your home and other buildings. A building code makes sure everything is constructed safely and correctly to protect a building’s occupants and the building itself. Even if you’re not an engineer yourself, it’s important to know about relevant building codes before any major construction project. Here are...
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Posted on 08/25/2022
Another Property Sold - 37 Hamilton Place 1C, Tarrytown, NY 10591
Charming 1920's Tudor Style Building located in the heart of Historic Tarrytown. This one bedroom co-op is close to shops, restaurants, Music Hall, Jazz Forum Club, Metro North, Neperan Park, the Croton Aqueduct and so much more. The Living Room and Bedroom offer high ceilings and hardwood floors. Enjoy the renovated kitchen with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. Bathroom has been updated also. Parking permit available to park on the...
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