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Posted on 04/11/2021
Negotiating a Land Contract Vs. a Mortgage
Image by Shutterbug75 from Pixabay With a mortgage, a buyer is applying for financing to purchase the property in its entirety. They're relying on their credit and assets for approval before assuming responsibility of the full property. In a land contract, you're cutting out the need for a formal lender and relying on the seller to approve or...
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Posted on 04/07/2021
Video Tour - 5 Fernwood Road, White Plains, NY 10605
Spacious expanded front to back split in desirable Rosedale neighborhood. With is southern exposure and soaring ceilings, the open concept living room and dining room is bright and airy with natural light. French doors to the patio make for easy indoor/outdoor entertaining. Updated kitchen has quartz counters, glass tile backsplash and stainless steel appliances. Mudroom and main floor laundry make for easy living. Spacious primary bedroom with double exposures boasts en-suite bath w jacuzzi tub. 3 additional bedrooms and hall bath complete the 2nd floor. Hardwood floors in most rooms. Lower level has 2 additional rooms that offer...
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Posted on 04/07/2021
5 Fernwood Road, White Plains, NY 10605 is now new to the market!
Spacious expanded front to back split in desirable Rosedale neighborhood. With is southern exposure and soaring ceilings, the open concept living room and dining room is bright and airy with natural light. French doors to the patio make for easy indoor/outdoor entertaining. Updated kitchen has quartz counters, glass tile backsplash and stainless steel appliances. Mudroom and main floor laundry make for easy living. Spacious primary bedroom with double exposures boasts en-suite bath w jacuzzi tub. 3 additional bedrooms and hall bath complete the 2nd floor. Hardwood floors in most rooms. Lower level has 2 additional rooms that offer...
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Posted on 04/04/2021
Open Floor Plans: Where Accessibility and Design Unite
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels It may come as something of a surprise to prospective home buyers and contractors, but the open floor plan was popularized as far back as the 1950s. The open floor plan boom took off during the 1990s, and that’s when it evolved into a new construction norm. By its very nature, the open...
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Posted on 03/28/2021
DIY: Fix Your Windows & Door Screens
Photo by Chris Thornton from Pexels Thanks to screens, we can enjoy being outdoors without all the dirt and insects. Open windows let the breeze in without letting in anything else, and we can picnic on our screened-in porches without the bug spray. Screens can generally take a lot of wear and tear, but when subjected to winds,...
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Posted on 03/21/2021
Modern Farmhouse Style 101
Image by Andrea Barstow from Pixabay The modern farmhouse trend continues to grow in popularity. For both interior and exterior home design, the name of this style is everywhere, from inspiration blogs to retailers. Real estate professionals have even begun featuring modern farmhouse properties in their respective markets because of the continued demand for the style. However, with...
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Posted on 03/21/2021
Video Tour - 215 Moore Street, Greenburgh NY 10530, 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 03/21/2021
215 Moore Street, Greenburgh NY 10530, Hartsdale, NY 10530 is now new to the market!
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 03/14/2021
Homeowners' Insurance: What Leads to Your Cost
Photo by Designer491 via Shutterstock If you’re new to homeownership, one of your first expenses is homeowner’s insurance. Not to be confused with mortgage insurance, your homeowner policy protects you in the event of a catastrophe. Factors that Impact the Cost of Home Insurance The cost of your home is only one factor in an extensive list of...
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Posted on 03/07/2021
5 Tips for Improving Curb Appeal
Image by Pexels from Pixabay You’re getting ready to put your house on the market and scurrying to make everything look perfect for potential buyers. While it’s important to focus on readying your home’s interior for viewing, remember not to neglect your exterior. According to some estimates, 81% of real estate agents believe curb appeal is one of...
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Posted on 03/05/2021
Video Tour - 5 Leeward Lane # 4, City Island NY 10464, City Island, NY 10464
City Island: a slice of New England in the Bronx! Luxury 2 bedroom,2 1/2 bath duplex condominium in gated community with 24/7 security. This chic townhouse was renovated in 2018 & offers an open floor plain on the main level with living room, dining area and kitchen and powder room. Cooking and entertaining is a pleasure in the kitchen w granite counters, marble backsplash and almost all new stainless steel appliances. Enjoy the sea breeze from your private terrace or an evening read or chat with friends by the wood burning fireplace. The second level boasts a spacious master bedroom w vaulted ceilings, walk-in closet & en-suite...
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Posted on 03/05/2021
5 Leeward Lane # 4, City Island NY 10464, City Island, NY 10464 is now new to the market!
City Island: a slice of New England in the Bronx! Luxury 2 bedroom,2 1/2 bath duplex condominium in gated community with 24/7 security. This chic townhouse was renovated in 2018 & offers an open floor plain on the main level with living room, dining area and kitchen and powder room. Cooking and entertaining is a pleasure in the kitchen w granite counters, marble backsplash and almost all new stainless steel appliances. Enjoy the sea breeze from your private terrace or an evening read or chat with friends by the wood burning fireplace. The second level boasts a spacious master bedroom w vaulted ceilings, walk-in closet & en-suite...
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