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Ann Marie Damashek, GRI, CBR, SRES, Compass Greater NY, LLCPhone: (917) 623-0624
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Posted on 02/28/2021
Home Security Tips to Increase Your Peace of Mind
There are a lot of effective ways to keep your home safe, secure, and free from intrusion, but those techniques are of little use if you don't consistently use them. Technological solutions are well worth considering because they can be activated and monitored from almost any location. Whether you're at a restaurant across town or comfortably lying in bed...
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Posted on 02/21/2021
Benefits of Vinyl Siding
Image by Marina Pousheva from Shutterstock One of the clear benefits of siding is to protect both the exterior and interior of the home. This protection is mainly against harsh elements. There are many siding options from which to choose, but the standard siding choice is vinyl siding. Homeowners looking to add this feature to their home will...
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Posted on 02/14/2021
Private Mortgage Insurance and Why It Is Required
Image by StartupStockPhotos from Pixabay In general, if you have less than 20 percent of a down payment for the house you want, you will have to pay private mortgage insurance (PMI). This insurance is a cost to you to protect the lender if you default on the loan. In most cases, it’s better to save the 20...
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Posted on 02/13/2021
Another Property Sold - 405 Prospect Avenue, Mamaroneck NY 10543, Mamaroneck, NY 10543
Located in the sought after Village location known as Heathcote Hill, this meticulously maintained home is not to be missed with professionally designed updates and quality finishes - not your typical Raised Ranch. The abundance of picture windows offer a delightful view of mature trees and plantings from the living room and dining room. The kitchen was designed for a cook to enjoy, and the inviting MBR with en-suite bath, his/her closets & blt-ins is delightful. The walkout lower level offers endless possibilities and a multitude of uses. This versatile, suite-like space features a Den, Bedroom, fully equipped 2nd kitchen combined with...
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Posted on 02/07/2021
Image by Selling of my photos with StockAgencies is not permitted from Pixabay Cauliflower just keeps winning popularity contests, landing roles in everything from gnocchi to pizza crusts to rice replacements. Why have we fallen in love with cauliflower? Because it's a satisfying, delicious and healthy option! Cauliflower, like Brussels sprouts, kale and bok choy, is a member...
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Posted on 01/31/2021
Live-Work Properties: A Brief Guide
Photo by Archi_Viz via Shutterstock Many urban areas promote the concept of working where you live, or living where you work, to simplify your life. But what does that mean when you’re buying real estate? The main difference is in zoning requirements and building codes. Those that are primarily zoned as residential offer fewer options for commercial enterprises....
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Posted on 01/27/2021
Video Tour - 665 Pelham Road #a8, New Rochelle, NY 10805
Wonderful 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit in dog friendly Hilltop Terrace. This duplex unit feels more like a house than an apartment. Enter through your private entrance to the spacious south facing living room. Its large picture window brings in lots of natural light. Updated kitchen boasts granite counters, new stainless steel appliances, farmhouse sink, tile backsplash and opens to dining area. Primary bedroom on 2 second floor has ensuite bath. 2nd bedroom and hall bath complete the unit. Enjoy summer barbecues on your patio. Hardwood flooring throughout was refinished in 2020. Sellers have made many updates throughout the unit, including all...
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Posted on 01/27/2021
665 Pelham Road #a8, New Rochelle, NY 10805 is now new to the market!
Wonderful 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit in dog friendly Hilltop Terrace. This duplex unit feels more like a house than an apartment. Enter through your private entrance to the spacious south facing living room. Its large picture window brings in lots of natural light. Updated kitchen boasts granite counters, new stainless steel appliances, farmhouse sink, tile backsplash and opens to dining area. Primary bedroom on 2 second floor has ensuite bath. 2nd bedroom and hall bath complete the unit. Enjoy summer barbecues on your patio. Hardwood flooring throughout was refinished in 2020. Sellers have made many updates throughout the unit, including all...
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Posted on 01/26/2021
Video Tour - 77 Lawrence Park Crescent #77, Bronxville, NY 10708
Oversized one bedroom unit with generously proportioned rooms that has been professionally prepped and freshly painted throughout. Spacious living room has 2 exposures, including large picture window overlooking courtyard, bringing in lots of natural light. Living and dining room all boast crown molding. Spacious galley kitchen with new stainless steel GE stove and all new flooring is cheery and bright with plenty of work space. Bedroom also has double exposures, including south facing window. Good closet space, including double closets in bedroom. 1 assigned parking space included. All this plus low maintenance and close to Fleetwood Metro...
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Posted on 01/26/2021
77 Lawrence Park Crescent #77, Bronxville, NY 10708 is now new to the market!
Oversized one bedroom unit with generously proportioned rooms that has been professionally prepped and freshly painted throughout. Spacious living room has 2 exposures, including large picture window overlooking courtyard, bringing in lots of natural light. Living and dining room all boast crown molding. Spacious galley kitchen with new stainless steel GE stove and all new flooring is cheery and bright with plenty of work space. Bedroom also has double exposures, including south facing window. Good closet space, including double closets in bedroom. 1 assigned parking space included. All this plus low maintenance and close to Fleetwood Metro...
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Posted on 01/24/2021
Reverse Mortgages - Do I Need One?
Photo by 3D Animation Production Company via PixabayIf you’re retired, own your own home and have trouble making ends meet, a reverse mortgage may seem like the answer to prayers. You get to stay in your house and you’ll have some extra cash to see you through. Before you run to the nearest lender, however, consider the downside...
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Posted on 01/17/2021
Plants: What to Have Around Pets and What Not To
Photo by Free-Photos via Pixabay Plants can enhance the look and feel of your home, and some can even improve your indoor air quality. But if you have pets, you need to be selective about the plants you bring into your home. Choosing the right plants allows you to enjoy a lush indoor herb garden or a striking...
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