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Ann Marie Damashek, GRI, CBR, SRES, Compass Greater NY, LLCPhone: (917) 623-0624
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Posted on 06/13/2021
Garden Clean-Up: How to Build a Hose Container
Image by Victoria Farr from Pixabay With a little thought, creativity and some inexpensive odds and ends you can add charming accents to your home. Weekend projects provide a fun way to spend a few hours and being able to look at your finished project with satisfaction is even better if it serves a useful purpose beautifying your...
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Posted on 06/11/2021
Another Property Sold - 160 Albemarle Road, White Plains, NY 10605
On a quiet, treelined street and level lawn, this cozy Colonial is the quintessential image of a warm and welcoming home. Hardwood floors greet the eye upon entry, and continue throughout, beginning in the living room where a brick fireplace warms the space and a picture window adds natural light. An intimate dining room opens to a kitchen that offers great potential and enjoys a sunny breakfast room with glass doors to a stone patio and large, flat yard. A powder room with vintage tile completes the main floor, and upstairs, a master bedroom is joined by two additional bedrooms and a tiled hall bath. The lower level features a wood-paneled...
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Posted on 06/10/2021
Another Property Sold - 215 Moore Street, Hartsdale, NY 10530
So many reasons to say YES to this home. Pride of ownership shows in this meticulously maintained Poets Corner ranch. Totally renovated in 2017 with many updates since. With its 1200 sf finished basement, it lives like a 4BR. Spacious living room with fireplace has picture window bringing in lots of natural light. Dining room has sliding glass doors to patio for easy indoor/outdoor entertaining. Renovated eat-in kitchen has quartz counters and stainless steel appliances. Primary bedroom has double exposures and updated en-suite bath. 2 bedrooms and updated hall bath complete the first floor. Refinished hardwood floors throughout. Basement...
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Posted on 06/09/2021
Another Property Sold - , New Rochelle, NY 10804
Well maintained ranch on .29 acre lot in desirable Daisy Farms neighborhood. Skylight brings in lots of natural light in the eat-in kitchen with newer stainless steel appliances. Remainder of living space is open concept with formal living room, dining area and family room, all freshly painted. Living room has large window overlooking deck and yard. Family room has sliding glass door to deck. Primary bedroom with en-suite bath has nice natural light with 2 exposures. 2 closets, one outfitted with closet system to keep you organized. 2 additional bedrooms and hall bath round out the main floor. Newly refinished hardwood floors. Finished...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
1031 Exchanges: What They Are and What You Should Know
Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko from Pexels “1031 exchange” or “like-kind exchange” are terms you may have encountered in the real estate world. While the name might make it sound like a tax form, it actually refers to an entire type of business transaction. If you are interested in buying or selling investment property, it’s important to understand what...
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Posted on 06/04/2021
82 Cedar Lane, Ossining, NY 10562 is now new to the market!
Perched on a hill with year-round view of the Hudson River is this 4 bedroom, 3 bath cape on a large half-acre lot with level fenced backyard. Catch the sunset from the front porch. Main level has a breezeway that is the perfect mudroom and has entrance to the backyard with patio. Spacious eat-in kitchen has plenty of counter space for meal prep. A large dining room, bedroom (currently used as playroom), hall bath and an oversized sun drenched living room with fireplace, complete the main level. Front to back, east/west exposures brings in lots of natural light. Amazing views of the river and Hudson Highlands from nearly every front facing...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
How Credit Scores Affect Your Monthly Payment
Photo by Lukas from Pexels Before you even start looking for a home, you should know what your credit score is. You can pull your own credit score from the three major bureaus without having points deducted from your credit score. You should know your score since it will affect how high your mortgage payments will be, and...
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Posted on 05/28/2021
24 Carhart Avenue 206B, White Plains, NY 10605 now has a new price of $425,000!
Freshly painted ground floor 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo on quiet street close to downtown. Front to back east/west exposures. Entryway leads to spacious living room with sliding glass doors to private patio. Separate dining area easily accommodates seating for 6. New flooring in most of the unit. Eat-in kitchen has many newer appliances and offers great flow for easy entertaining. Laundry is also conveniently located here. Oversized primary bedroom has updated en-suite bath and 2 closets, one is a walk-in. Spacious 2nd bedroom also with walk-in closet and hall bath round out the floor plan. Morning sun greets you in both bedrooms with...
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Posted on 05/28/2021
24 Carhart Avenue 206B, White Plains, NY 10605 is now new to the market!
Freshly painted ground floor 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo on quiet street close to downtown. Front to back east/west exposures. Entryway leads to spacious living room with sliding glass doors to private patio. Separate dining area easily accommodates seating for 6. New flooring in most of the unit. Eat-in kitchen has many newer appliances and offers great flow for easy entertaining. Laundry is also conveniently located here. Oversized primary bedroom has updated en-suite bath and 2 closets, one is a walk-in. Spacious 2nd bedroom also with walk-in closet and hall bath round out the floor plan. Morning sun greets you in both bedrooms with...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
What to Do When Submitting an Offer
Photo by RawPixel via Pixabay You and your agent invested hours, days, weeks and even months searching for the right house. Time spent visiting open houses. But now all your efforts pay off. You’ve found the one. It’s the right size, the right neighborhood and within the budget parameters. This is the home of your dreams. It’s time...
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Posted on 05/20/2021
Another Property Sold - 150 Stone Oaks Drive, Hartsdale, NY 10530
Meticulously maintained home in the sought-after Stone Oaks private gated community. Enter through the private courtyard to this well laid out unit with tons of natural light. The main floor finds the kitchen with breakfast nook, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and floor-to-ceiling windows. The open concept living/dining rooms have sliders to the private back deck, a beautiful fireplace and built-in bookshelves. A home office and powder room complete this level. Upstairs is the spacious master with dressing area, walk-in closet and ensuite featuring double sinks, jetted tub and walk-in shower. Second bedroom with adorable...
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Posted on 05/16/2021
4 Expenses New Homeowners Don't Think About Before Closing
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Purchasing a new home is an exciting and life-changing event. While you likely know that you'll need to be able to afford to pay your mortgage each month, there might be other expenses that you aren't as familiar with. 1. Maintenance Costs It makes sense that you'd need to include money to...
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