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Exercise at Home
Posted on 06/09/2019
Exercise at Home
You want to work out, but gym memberships and at home exercise equipment can weigh down on your bank account. Home gyms are costly and take up a lot of space so if you live in a smaller home or in an apartment you might simply not be able to find room. It takes time to travel to...
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22 Clunie Avenue, Hastings-On-Hudson, NY 10706 now has a new price of $999,999!
Posted on 06/07/2019
22 Clunie Avenue, Hastings-On-Hudson, NY 10706 now has a new price of $999,999!
Better than new, this gut renovation has rebuilt this 2-family from the ground up w/ every possible amenity creating an energy-efficient property w/ 2 open-concept units. The duplex unit lives like a colonial with an ample foyer, gorgeous railing on staircase, 3 to 4 bedrooms & 3 full bathrooms, 2 with marble mosaic tile floors. All bedrooms are nicely-sized w/ lots of closets. The 1-bedroom apartment, in the walk-out lower level can be rented out, used as an au-pair, in-law, or guest suite or as an extension of the house. Everything is new: the floors, roof, drywall, bathrooms, kitchens, decks, railings, water pipe and sewer pipe. Upgrades...
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Another Property Sold - 6 Belle Avenue, Ossining, NY 10562
Posted on 06/04/2019
Another Property Sold - 6 Belle Avenue, Ossining, NY 10562
TWO FAMILY NESTLED ON MANICURED 1/3 ACRE - BEAUTIFULLY MAINTAINED!/MAIN FLOOR APT: OFFERS EIK W/GRANITE COUNTERS, OAK CABINETS, TILED FLOORING W/DRIVEWAY SIDE DOOR ENTRY/OAK HW FLOORS, LIV RM W/WOOD BURNING FPL, LARGE MBR W/DBL CLOSETS & LARGE FORMAL DINING RM ARE APPRECIATED AMENITIES!/2ND FLOOR APT: OFFERS EIK, MBR W/DRESSING RM & CLOSET, LIV RM & BATH/BSMT: CLEAN, DRY LAUNDRY & STORAGE AREA!/DET 2C GARAGE (29'X26') HEATED W/FIN STORAGE AREA & EXTENDED MACADAM DRIVEWAY FOR EXTRA OFF-STREET PARKING!/CHAIN-LINK FENCED BACKYARD W/MATURE LAWN & PERENNIAL SPECIMEN SHRUBS & PLANTS!/MIN'S TO RT. 9A, TSP & SHOPPING CENTERS/TAXES DON'T REFLECT ANY...
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Key Issues to Address Before You Purchase a Home
Posted on 06/02/2019
Key Issues to Address Before You Purchase a Home
If you intend to purchase a house soon, it helps to prepare for the home buying journey. In fact, if you identify potential issues before you start your quest to find your dream home, you could avoid them during your property search. Now, let's take a look at three common issues that plague homebuyers, along with tips to address...
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Another Property Sold - 406 Twin Brook Court, Carmel, NY 10512
Posted on 05/31/2019
Another Property Sold - 406 Twin Brook Court, Carmel, NY 10512
Welcome home to this private, bright and spacious beautiful end unit located in a cozy corner of picturesque Twin Brook Manor. This well-maintained three-level townhome features an EIK, a huge open-concept living room/dining room area with fireplace and slider to deck on main level. Upper level features two roomy bedrooms, each with its own bathroom, including an updated master bath. A full, semi-finished 650 sq. ft. basement that is ready to be converted into additional living space. An updated master bath, updated appliances, new sliding patio door, and a high-efficiency Trane AC/heat pump system add to the home’s charm and comfort. Taxes...
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Your Pet Deserves a Treat
Posted on 05/26/2019
Your Pet Deserves a Treat
Moving to a new home or modeling the one you’re in means finding room for the entire family. When your family includes the furry variety, think about more than just a corner to toss that doggy bed. Make your home truly welcoming for all members of the household by installing a doggy spa or pet room. We know...
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Finish a Successful Homebuying Journey
Posted on 05/19/2019
Finish a Successful Homebuying Journey
The homebuying journey may require many weeks or months to complete. As you approach the finish line of this journey, there are lots of things you can do to ensure a seamless conclusion. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you quickly finalize a home purchase. 1. Conduct a Home Inspection A home inspection generally is...
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Tips for Choosing Furniture for Your Living Room
Posted on 05/12/2019
Tips for Choosing Furniture for Your Living Room
Your living room is an essential space in your home. It is where your friends and family spend more time having fun and enjoying entertainment. When you have guests, they probably spend the whole of their time with you in your living room. All these factors point out the necessity for having a pleasant living room with the...
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14 Rock Hill Lane, Scarsdale, NY 10583 now has a new price of $2,699,000!
Posted on 05/06/2019
14 Rock Hill Lane, Scarsdale, NY 10583 now has a new price of $2,699,000!
Gorgeous move-in ready 5-bedroom custom contemporary smart home designed by award-winning architect Eran Chen. At a cul-de-sac's end overlooking 1 acre of park-like property, the home has a loft-like open flow. The soaring spaces are sun-filled w/ floor-to-ceiling windows. Extensive gallery-like walls are set off by black oak floors. Recently updated w/ state-of-the art LED lighting & electronic blinds and 3 renovated bathrooms, including the master bathroom. The chefs kitchen, designed by Vicente Wolf, has Calcutta gold countertops, 4 ovens, built-in espresso machine, Sub Zero fridge & Viking range. A guest suite w/ full bath connects to...
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The Heart of the Home
Posted on 05/05/2019
The Heart of the Home
It has been written; the kitchen is the heart of the home. So, when walking through a model or open house, the kitchen is a significant appeal or detractor. Where the kitchen is relative to the rest of the living space is essential. The layout of the workflow can make or break the impression of the house as...
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Are Buyers Reluctant to View Your House?
Posted on 04/28/2019
Are Buyers Reluctant to View Your House?
If you list your home and fail to stir up interest in it, there is no reason to panic. In fact, there are many quick, easy ways to ensure your house consistently garners homebuyers' attention. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you showcase your home to dozens of prospective buyers. 1. Bolster Your House's Curb...
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Another Property Sold - 222 Martling Avenue #5B, Tarrytown, NY 10591
Posted on 04/27/2019
Another Property Sold - 222 Martling Avenue #5B, Tarrytown, NY 10591
Beautiful 950 square foot one bedroom co-op unit with Hudson River view from balcony. A peaceful setting. Balcony has a sunny southwest exposure for great natural light. Enjoy grilling and entertaining. Plenty of room at end of entryway for desk and computer. Spacious rooms with many extra closets for coats and linens. Enjoy the pool and tennis court all summer. Playground is great for little ones. Plenty of parking available. Close to highways. Very short drive to center of village and train station. Express train is 37 minutes to Grand Central...
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