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Posted on 04/18/2021
Key Things You Need to Consider Before You Attend an Open House
An open house enables a buyer to check out a residence in-person and determine if this home matches or exceeds his or her expectations. However, a buyer who fails to plan ahead for an open house may struggle to make the most of this opportunity. Ultimately, there are several things you need to consider before you attend an open...
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Posted on 04/11/2021
Execute a House Selling Plan
If you intend to sell your home, you should develop a plan. That way, you can identify any potential home selling hurdles and take steps to address such issues before they escalate. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you execute a house selling plan to perfection. 1. Establish a Timeline You know you want to...
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Posted on 04/10/2021
360 Westchester Avenue 615, Port Chester, NY 10573 is now new to the market!
THIS IS A SPONSOR UNIT AND DOES NOT REQUIRE BOARD APPROVAL. Welcome to The Summit, one of the best managed co-ops in Port Chester. When you enter your top floor studio apartment you will be impressed by the large living room overlooking your swimming pool, BBQ area, and large outdoor parking lot. This studio has been totally renovated with a brand-new kitchen including new oven/range, microwave, and refrigerator. Plus large quartz countertops and loads of cabinetry. You will be impressed by the three large closets and totally renovated hall bathroom. Refinished hardwood floors throughout. A laundry room on each floor. Just a short walk to...
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Posted on 04/10/2021
555 Bronx River Road 6a, Yonkers, NY 10704 is now new to the market!
THIS IS A SPONSOR UNIT - IT DOES NOT REQUIRE BOARD APPROVAL. Welcome to this beautiful totally renovated one bedroom co-op in mint condition. Enjoy cooking in a completely updated open kitchen with brand-new appliances including dishwasher (just think, no more washing dishes by hand). Entertain your guests in the spacious living room with separate dining area and then relax in the oversized bedroom with large closet. This unit features a totally renovated bathroom, nice closet space and refinished hardwood floors throughout. This impeccably maintained complex has an on site laundry, on-site super, security and a beautiful updated community...
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Posted on 04/04/2021
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 03/28/2021
How Small & Tiny Homes Can Meet Accessibility Standards
Image by Anna Armbrust from Pixabay The conventional thinking that accessible homes require significant square footage to accommodate wheelchairs and walkers runs contrary to small and tiny house floor plans. Many of these affordable new construction houses are ideally suited for people with physical limitations. Modestly-sized home plans reduce the amount of space people have to navigate. When...
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Posted on 03/21/2021
How Long Does It Take to Prepare an Offer to Purchase a Residence?
If you find your dream house, you likely want to submit an offer to purchase this residence as soon as possible. That way, you can avoid the danger of losing your ideal residence to a rival homebuyer. Although you may strive to quickly submit an offer to purchase your dream residence, it is important to allocate sufficient time to...
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Posted on 03/14/2021
Creative Storage Ideas for Homes with Cozy Floorplans
Image by Karolina Grabowska from Pixabay To keep clutter at bay, it is important to make sure everything has its own place and returns there after every use. In small homes, this could prove quite challenging, however, as there are only so many places to put things. Unless, that is, you alter your house to include additional storage...
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Posted on 03/07/2021
4 Ways to Get Started with Real Estate Investment
Photo by mentatdgt from Pexels The methods for getting started in real estate investing range from strategies that are active to others that are more passive. Many methods fall in between those extremes but all have their own level of associated risk. Here we'll touch on some of the lower risk ways to get started with property investment....
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Posted on 03/04/2021
Another Property Sold - 70 Sherman Avenue # 1F, Yonkers NY 10705, Yonkers, NY 10705
Welcome home to this pet-friendly one bedroom SPONSOR UNIT NO BOARD APPROVAL REQUIRED co-op. Enjoy cooking in your kitchen with great cabinet storage and counter space, adjacent to a sun lit breakfast nook that can alternatively serve as a home office with two large windows. At the end of the day prior to dinner you may want to sneak a quick nap in your large bedroom that can accommodate a king-size bed. After dinner you may want to steal an hour or two watching TV in your living room or zooming with friends in your home office. This immaculately clean, environmentally sensitive building offers a laundry room for your convenience and a part...
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Posted on 02/28/2021
Common Reasons Your Home Hasn't Sold
Photo by Designecologist from Pexels It would not be realistic to expect your home to sell immediately (though some do), but a home that has been on the market for longer than average may have some underlying issues that are preventing the sale. Learning the most common reasons that a home fails to sell, even when others are...
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Posted on 02/21/2021
How to Pay Off a Mortgage Early
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay One of the critical steps involved in looking for a home is the process of negotiating for a mortgage. Many people dread this process because they find out exactly how much money they are going to have to pay each month. At the same time, this is also an opportunity for people...
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