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Posted on 09/05/2021
The 3 Best Plants to Grow in Front of Your House
The right plants can make a vast difference in your home’s curb appeal. While there are countless landscaping possibilities, one major aspect of the front yard and first impression of the home is what’s right outside. What are the best plants to have right in front of your house? Here we’ll go over some of the top options...
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Posted on 09/02/2021
Another Property Rented - 23 Knowles Street 1, Yonkers, NY 10705
This is a spacious 3 bedroom apartment. Unit is located on the 1st...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
New Construction: What Mistakes Not to Make
Photo by George Becker from Pexels While it’s common for mistakes to occur during any project, new construction mistakes can be costly. These are complex projects involving a lot of details that homeowners might not be aware of. Learning more about new construction mistakes to avoid can help lower your risk of ending up with costly errors. Being...
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Posted on 08/26/2021
Another Property Sold - 82 Cedar Lane, Ossining, NY 10562
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 08/22/2021
Room by Room Home Staging Tips
There is a lot that goes in to home staging beyond just tidying up. Interior designers and real estate experts have found specific ways to make the absolute best of any home by knowing how to make the best of every room. General staging tips like cleaning and going for neutral colors apply everywhere, but here are some...
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Posted on 08/15/2021
DIY Upgrades That Won't Tank Your Budget
Remodeling your home can give it a fresh look, but figuring out what changes to make can be difficult when you have a strict budget to stick to. Fortunately, you don’t have to spend a lot of time and money to upgrade your home. In fact, there are several easy and cost-effective ways to improve your home’s appearance....
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Posted on 08/11/2021
Another Property Sold - 24 Carhart Avenue 206B, White Plains, NY 10605
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 08/08/2021
6 Hidden Costs of Owning a Home
Photo by Gabby K from Pexels The cost of owning a home is much more than just your mortgage. There is a sizable list of additional costs prospective homeowners should plan for when thinking about buying a home. Here we will go over the primary additional costs of home ownership you might not have thought of. Property Taxes...
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Posted on 08/01/2021
4 Quick Fixes for Cabinet Doors that Won't Shut
Photo by Nick Magwood via Pixabay There's nothing more annoying than a cabinet door in the kitchen or bathroom that won't close properly. It squeaks. It catches. Plus it makes the space look less "put together" no matter how clean it otherwise is. Ignoring a door that won't close correctly, can do damage to the hinge or door....
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Posted on 07/25/2021
3 Ways to Reduce Your Reliance on Municipal Resources
According to data generated by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the average monthly electric bill increased from to $115 monthly even though usage has steadily declined during the last 10 years. The hard data compiled in 2019 shows that some states enjoy monthly utility bills as low as $76 while others suffer costs as high as $168....
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Posted on 07/24/2021
Another Property Sold - 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 07/23/2021
Another Property Sold - 1 John Alden Road, New Rochelle, NY 10801
This house checks so many boxes! Just completed remodel/expansion has a wonderful open concept kitchen, dining area and family room. Kitchen boasts custom cabinets, quartz counters, all new stainless steel appliances, glass tile backsplash and 9ft island and pantry. Inviting light filled family room has exposures on 3 sides. French doors lead to brand new 700sf patio, ideal for indoor/outdoor entertaining. Spacious living room with crown molding and fireplace. Powder room rounds out the main level. 2nd floor has newly remodeled primary bedroom with cathedral ceilings, ensuite bath and custom dressers and closets. 2 bedrooms and updated...
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