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Posted on 02/28/2021
House-Hunting for Extended-Family Households
Photo by cottonbro from Pexels Multi-generational homes have grown in popularity as the benefits of communal living become more recognized and celebrated. If you are searching for a home to share with both your children and parents, there are many options open to you. Single-family home with apartment: Some single-family homes have been built or renovated to include...
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Posted on 02/21/2021
Reasons to Negotiate with a Buyer
For home sellers who want to accomplish the optimal results, it is important to remain open to negotiations with buyers. There are many reasons why home sellers should negotiate with buyers, and these include: 1. You can accelerate the house selling journey. If your mission is to sell your house as quickly as possible, you should be open to...
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Posted on 02/14/2021
Walls: Preparing to Paint after Removing Wood Paneling
Photo by Gerd Altmann via PixabayForty years ago every house had some paneling. Some more than others. Paneling can bring the look of natural wood and the great outdoors into a home. But unless your home is a cabin in the woods, chances are that's not what you're going for. Just like many home trends, paneling has fallen...
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Posted on 02/07/2021
Is Your Offer to Purchase Competitive?
As a homebuyer, it is important to do everything you can to find your dream residence. Once you discover your ideal house, you should be ready to submit a competitive offer to purchase this home. Ultimately, there are several factors to consider as you try to put together a competitive offer to purchase your dream house. These factors include:...
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Posted on 02/06/2021
Another Property Sold - 643 Harold Street, Mamaroneck, NY 10543
Located on a quiet street steps from town, metro north train & within the Rye Neck school district, this charming home has great curb appeal. The main floor has excellent flow for entertaining with a spacious living room and a wood-burning fireplace leading to the dining room that opens to the kitchen. There is also a first-floor powder room and quaint sunroom. Upstairs you will find a generously sized master bedroom and three closets, two well-scaled bedrooms, and a hall bath. The refinished hardwood floors, ample storage, and a large walk-up attic are some of the wonderful homes' highlights. The deep yard allows for backyard play with...
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Posted on 02/04/2021
9 Bryant Crescent ##2e, White Plains, NY 10605 is now new to the market!
Welcome to Bryant Gardens. This beautiful 1 bedroom co-op is close to everything that White Plains has to offer including 2 shopping malls, transportation, restaurants & entertainment. The complex has several private vegetable gardens and playgrounds. There is plenty of free unassigned parking and guest parking and you can sign up for assigned garage parking as well. Bryant Gardens is ready for the future with several EV charging stations. This 800 sq. ft. unit has a large entry foyer, open galley kitchen, living/dining room, hall bathroom, hardwood floors under the carpets and 4 large closets. One of the most financially sound complexes...
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Posted on 02/04/2021
Another Property Sold - 808 Bronx River Road #2C, Bronxville, NY 10708
Commuter's Delight. Just 5 minute walk to the Metro North Fleetwood Station. Beautifully Renovated kitchen and bathroom. Four double closets, hardwood floors and a beautiful wood burning fireplace for those cozy winter evenings. Meticulous crown molding throughout. Laundry room in the basement as well as additional storage space. Walk to shops, CVS, Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts and Restaurants. Don't miss out. Make your appointment...
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Posted on 01/31/2021
3 Home Projects You Should Never DIY
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Tackling projects around the house allows you to boost your skills, saves you money and ensures your home stays in peak condition -- usually. While DIY projects can be safe, successful and rewarding, there are some instances where you're better off leaving the work to a pro. From jobs that are dangerous...
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Posted on 01/26/2021
485 Bronx River Road ##C10, Yonkers, NY 10704 now has a new price of $199,000!
Beautifully maintained co-op in move in condition in a well-maintained building in Yonkers. This spacious and bright 2 bedroom / 1 bath unit has a Large Living Room/Dining Room area. Excellent Parquet Floors throughout. Enjoy the eat-in kitchen with large pantry. The apartment has 5 additional spacious closets. Just minutes to the Mt. Vernon West Metro North train station and bus. Centrally located to ALL - Bronx River Parkway, Sprain and Cross County Parkway. Close to restaurants and shops. Laundry and gym in the building. Assigned parking is $70 for an outside spot and $85 for a garage based on availability. Both are currently waitlisted....
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Posted on 01/24/2021
Select the Perfect Closet Lights
Image by B. Forenius from Shutterstock There are some overlooked places in your home that need proper lighting. A good example is a closet. Whether a closet is small or large, proper lighting is essential for safety and good illumination. When building a new space or upgrading an existing one, these tips will help you choose the ideal...
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Posted on 01/17/2021
Affordable Ways to Boost Your Home's Security
Photo by PhotoMIX Ltd. via Pexels Worried about package theft, break-ins and other crime? Even if you have a home security system, there are still steps you can take to make your home less appealing to thieves and criminals. From installing some high tech (but surprisingly affordable) gadgets to caring for your home’s exterior, you can help make...
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Posted on 01/13/2021
281 Garth Road #a2k, Scarsdale, NY 10583 is now new to the market!
Location, Location, Location! Large one bedroom unit with eat-in kitchen and parquet floors. This lovely and spacious unit is move-in ready! Fabulous features include Laundry on every floor, 4 large closets, storage, bike room, Eligibility for Lake Isle Country Club Membership which includes golfing, pool and tennis, Free Parking with Garth Road permit and best of all a Doorman Building! Terrific location within walking distance to the Scarsdale Metro-North Train Station, Scarsdale village, restaurants and shopping. Close access to the Bronx River...
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