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Posted on 12/01/2021
Your Guide to Basic Tornado Safety
A tornado can be a catastrophic weather event, no matter the size and severity of the storm. If you live in a region where tornadoes are common, you can keep yourself safe by following specific guidelines. Here are the basics for staying safe during a tornado: Take Time to Prepare Preparing an emergency kit with essential items will...
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Posted on 11/24/2021
Ideas for Living Room Layouts
Your living room serves as one of the key areas where family and friends gather in your home. When you’re planning your custom home, you’ll be able to decide how you want your living room to look in terms of layout. Choosing a layout that works best involves taking certain factors into consideration, so that you’ll have a...
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Posted on 11/17/2021
Top Trends for Sustainable Luxury Homes
Photo by Lukas Hartmann from Pexels Luxury real estate is often defined by elaborate interior design elements and state-of-the-art technology blended seamlessly into the home. These properties are designed to wow and amaze the average home buyer while enticing luxury buyers to invest in the ever-growing real estate market. In addition to lavish extras, the luxury homes of...
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Posted on 11/11/2021
Another Property Sold - 420 1st Avenue, Bayport, NY 11705
Tremendous potential for multi-generational living at this substantially expanded cape, set just north of Montauk Hwy in Bayport. Separate electric meters for both floors. Rear vaulted great room with fireplace. Natural gas cooking & hot water heater. Possible to convert to natural gas heating. Laundry on both levels. Brand new main roof. Two separate basements, with outside entrances. Property is being sold "as is". Excellent opportunity in a beautiful south shore community. See floor...
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Posted on 11/10/2021
Quick Tips for Perfect Built-In Shelving
When you need more storage space, built-in shelves are an ideal choice. These shelves can add visual appeal to any room while also providing storage space that takes up minimal floor space. You don’t have to hire professionals to get built-in shelves in your home. With a bit of time and the right materials, you can easily make...
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Posted on 11/03/2021
How to Use Coastal Interior Design Style
If you’re looking for a comfortable, casual way to bring the beach home with you any time of year, coastal design style might be for you. This airy and approachable interior design style celebrates all the best the coast offers: sun, surf, sand and a relaxing yet invigorating atmosphere. While coastal design varies depending on region and preference,...
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Posted on 10/27/2021
Green Building Materials for New Construction
Photo by Kelly Lacy from Pexels Eco-friendly homes are becoming much more common due to the benefits they provide, including significant energy savings and less of an impact on the environment. New construction homes can be green right from the start with the materials used to build them. These green building materials are often natural materials or renewable...
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Posted on 10/26/2021
Another Property Sold - 3 Hillcrest Avenue, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
Investor delight!! Bring your vision to view this Three bedroom Ranch in Port Jefferson Village, enjoy Village amenities. The roof was replaced in 2019, New Burnham Oil Burner, wood floors, and a wood-burning fireplace. Full basement on a 1/2 acre of property! Lowest price in Port...
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Posted on 10/20/2021
Discover the Home Improvement Projects that Add Value
;Photo by La Miko from Pexels When you decide to take on a home improvement project you are likely doing it to increase your own personal enjoyment of your home. Designing a luxury bath that allows you to have a spa-like experience in your own home is well worth the time and energy. However, you also may want...
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Posted on 10/13/2021
Selling With a Land Contract? Here's How to Reduce Your Risk
Land contracts can be an excellent alternative to a traditional mortgage, both for the buyer and seller. The seller assumes the role of the lender and gets regular payments from the buyer while still holding the property title. There are many advantages both for buyer and seller; but from the seller's perspective, land contracts also come with some...
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Posted on 10/06/2021
Kitchen Cabinets: New Face or Completely Replace?
Photo by Jafar Mansuri on Unsplash To resurface or replace? That's the question. Consider replacing if: They have significant water or humidity damage. They're poorly constructed and/or falling apart. The design frustrates. You could do better starting over. The style can't be easily updated, for example, floral moldings. The cost to refinish is more than new cabinets. It...
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Posted on 10/02/2021
55 New Lane, Selden, NY 11784 is now new to the market!
Lovely Ranch offering 4 bedrooms, 1.5 bath, Living Room, Dining Room, Den, SunPorch full finished...
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