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Posted on 01/17/2021
USDA Loans FAQs
The US government has been helping Americans achieve their goal of homeownership for decades. Through programs offered by the Federal Housing Authority, the USDA, and the Department of Veterans Affairs, millions of Americans have been able to afford a home who would have otherwise struggled. The focus of today’s post is one such service: loans offered through the USDA...
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Posted on 01/16/2021
Another Property Sold - 53 Indian Pass, Stormville, NY 12582
A PICTURE OF PERFECTION! Welcome home to this spectacular 3-bedroom, 3-bath home on over 2 acres of manicured land conveniently located in Stormville, NY in the heart of the Hudson Valley. Just minutes from the Taconic Parkway and I84 you can escape from it all yet get back there the next day. Custom built in 2009, this home has all the amenities that you could ask for. Spacious rooms, clean flowing floorplan, custom kitchen with quartz counters and stainless appliances, outdoor Trex deck and expansive grounds. Built for both everyday living and entertaining. If peace is what you seek, get back to nature with an outdoor hike on the...
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Posted on 01/13/2021
Another Property Sold - 412 N Broadway #11, Yonkers, NY 10701
This multi-level Yonkers condo is perfectly situated for easy access to all highways, transportation and the newly revitalized downtown area. Light and bright end unit with assigned parking adjacent to the unit so you are just steps away when you park your car! With a little TLC and some paint this condo is a home run. Wood flooring, newer full bath, Andersen sliding door, and plenty of storage space. Large deck with stairs that lead to yard space. Walk to Palisade Ave shops and eateries, Lennon Park. Nearby St John's Hospital, the NEW Boyce Thompson Center, Untermyer Park, the Saw Mill River Pkwy and the Hudson River waterfront. This is...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
Repurpose your Moving Boxes
Image by khathar ranglak from Shutterstock Most times, after moving your property into your new home, you have stacks of empty cardboard boxes to put away. After taking out the contents, you might be wondering what to do with that pile of cardboard. Thankfully, cardboard moving boxes are easy to reuse and can serve other purposes. Break Down...
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Posted on 01/08/2021
Another Property Sold - 113 Heritage Hills #a, Somers, NY 10589
Seven steps & a winding path lead to this spacious 2 bedroom 2 bath end unit. This lovely Monroe model was just painted & features a wonderful country kitchen with lots of storage. The large dining room has sliding glass doors to the deck & is adjacent to the great room which has a wood burning fireplace. The master suite includes an oversized dressing room with custom designed closets & a vanity that can accommodate double sinks. The hall bedroom & bath complete the floor plan & will add to the comfort & value of this home. You will be part of the special Heritage Hills community & enjoy every season of the...
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Posted on 01/06/2021
15 Tina Drive, Mahopac, NY 10541 is now new to the market!
Perfectly situated on a cul-de-sac in a wooded private setting is a wonderfully maintained 4 bedroom colonial home just waiting for its new owners! Check your list because this one has so many sought-after features you will love! Picturesque, serene and peaceful views to enjoy from the oversized wraparound deck. Bright spacious rooms for comfortable living. Large windows for brilliant natural light. Updated kitchen with stainless appliances, granite counter and wood cabinetry. Wood and ceramic tile flooring. Recessed lights in most rooms. The master suite is complete with a renovated full bath and walk-in closet. Lower level adds an extra...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
Luxurious Design Options for Home Theaters
Photo by Alex Litvin on Unsplash You don’t have to worry about getting good seats at your local cinema when you have your very own theater at home. With some planning, you can design a luxurious theater that lets you enjoy movies on the big screen in the comfort of your home. When you’re designing a home theater,...
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Posted on 01/01/2021
Another Property Sold - 754 Beekman Road, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533
Home is where the heart is! This move in ready Colonial provides all the best of suburbia while offering the bonus of a commuter's dream location. Highlights include: Glistening hardwood floors throughout the home; Spacious Rachel Ray Kitchen; Master bedroom with private bath; Oversized Formal Dining room; Family room with fireplace; Porch for entertaining; Yard with In-ground Pool; 2 Car Garage; Den/Office can be used as fourth bedroom; Close to I-84, the Taconic State Parkway, Metro North trains, so much more. Step into the good life, it is all waiting for...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
Balancing Price, Curb Appeal, and Presentation
There is a science to selling your home at the best price and within the shortest period of time, but it's not always an exact science! Although you can't control market conditions, seasonal fluctuations, or the condition of your neighbors' property, you are still in the driver's seat when it comes to pricing, curb appeal, and the interior condition...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
Another Property Rented - 90 Gregory Avenue #7, Mount Kisco, NY 10549
Centrally located and well maintained building has easy access to transportation, shopping and highways. Second floor 1 bedroom apartment has wood flooring and 3 closets. Light and bright in neighborhood setting. Building amenities include on-site laundry, outdoor patio/BBQ area, assigned parking 1 spot. Heat and hot water are included in the rent, tenant pays for cable and electric. NO SMOKERS, NO PETS. The unit is for a maximum of 2 people. Walk to Metro North RR and Main Street with many fine shops and eateries. Nearby Northern Westchester Hospital and all the art, culture and community Mount Kisco has to offer! Welcome to "the big...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
Another Property Rented - 90 Gregory Avenue #7, Mount Kisco, NY 10549
Centrally located and well maintained building has easy access to transportation, shopping and highways. Second floor 1 bedroom apartment has wood flooring and 3 closets. Light and bright in neighborhood setting. Building amenities include on-site laundry, outdoor patio/BBQ area, assigned parking 1 spot. Heat and hot water are included in the rent, tenant pays for cable and electric. NO SMOKERS, NO PETS. The unit is for a maximum of 2 people. Walk to Metro North RR and Main Street with many fine shops and eateries. Nearby Northern Westchester Hospital and all the art, culture and community Mount Kisco has to offer! Welcome to "the big...
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Posted on 12/25/2020
Another Property Sold - 43 Forest Avenue, Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567
Don't miss this freshly painted 3 bedroom colonial split that has been completely renovated. Renovations includes BRAND NEW CENTRAL AIR, new roof, new driveway, new boiler, NEW kitchen with granite countertops and tiled back splash, ceramic tile, and stainless appliances, gleaming hardwood floors refinished, electric upgrade to 200 amps, new septic and fields. Relax and enjoy your level 1/2 acre of property from the screened in porch. Taxes reflect assessment of $601,000 will be reduced based on selling price of $465,000 to about $14,500 prior to the $1,968.00 Star deduction. Short trip to the Peekskill Metro North train station and...
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