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Posted on 04/07/2021
Smart Irrigation: Keeping the Green in Your Lawn, Home and Wallet
Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels If you like to keep your lawn green and healthy year-round, then an irrigation system is key. But you don’t want any old irrigation setup, you need a smart system to enjoy green grass without a huge investment. Thankfully, many new home builders are putting weather smart irrigation systems in before they...
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Posted on 03/31/2021
Why Is a Property Inspection Important?
A home inspection may make or break the property buying journey. If you attend a home inspection and find no major issues with a residence, you may choose to move forward with your house purchase. However, if a home inspection reveals significant problems, you may decide to rework a home purchase agreement or walk away from this agreement altogether....
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Posted on 03/24/2021
Which Home Improvement Tasks Should You Tackle before Sale?
Photo by Rudy and Peter Skitterians via PixabayWhen you’re prepping your home to sell, your “to do” list can get quite long, quite quickly. Which projects do you really need to tackle before listing, and which are best left undone? Talking to your real estate agent is a good first step, but this guide will also give you...
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Posted on 03/23/2021
118 S Etna Avenue, Montauk, NY 11954 now has a new price of $4,650!
Charming Beach House Getaway, Surrounded By Nature Preserve, Minutes Away From Town And Beaches, Mbr W/Walk Out Deck Enjoy Beautiful Sunrises And Romantic Sunsets. Price for April 2021 is $580 per night. Price from May- December 2021 is $685 per night. There is a 3 night minimum. 7 days $4650.00. There is an additional cleaning fee of $225.00. Inc. All Except Security...
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Posted on 03/19/2021
34 Oregon Avenue, Medford NY 11763, Medford, NY 11763 is now new to the market!
Full renovated in the heart of Old Medford. Gleaming hardwood floors throughout, kitchen with granite island and countertops and vaulted ceilings. Family room with fireplace, dining room, master suite with master bathroom. Three bedrooms, 2 full baths, new roof, siding, windows and burner. Full basement and attached garage on 3/4...
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Posted on 03/17/2021
Vital Things to Remember When Selling Your Home
If you've decided to put your home on the market, one important thing to keep in mind is that perception is everything -- or close to it, anyway! The impression you make on prospective buyers can either help seal the deal or break it, depending on whether that impression is positive or negative. The visual aspects of your home...
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Posted on 03/10/2021
Real Estate Trends to Watch in 2020
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay So what will 2020 bring to the real estate market? While market trends can, and do, change on a whim, some activity seems to be easier to predict. If you’re entering the market this year as a buyer or seller, having a better understanding of these trends will help you make informed...
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Posted on 03/05/2021
Another Property Sold - 21 Lloyd Avenue, N. Babylon NY 11703, N. Babylon, NY 11703
Fully dormered cape featuring 5 bedrooms, 2 full baths, EIK, family room with skylights and glass sliding doors for backyard entertaining. Hardwood floors. Upstairs features 3 bedrooms and full bath. Possible accessory apartment with proper permits. In-ground sprinklers, alarm and newer roof and siding (2014). Near Deer Park Outlets, transportation and dining. taxes with basic star...
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Posted on 03/03/2021
Neighborhood Identity and Big Business
Image by F. Muhammad from Pixabay Several years ago in an upscale comedy club located in a relatively downscale Los Angeles neighborhood, the owner gave an impassioned speech about how gentrification was affecting the Hispanic culture that once thrived there. The overlying, tear-filled message was that nothing could be done to preserve the integrity of her home and...
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Posted on 02/25/2021
How Certain Home Improvements Increase the Value of Your Home
Image by edvaldocostacordeiro from Pixabay Once you have purchased your home, you have made a significant investment. There are some home improvements you can make which can increase the value of your home and make the space you have more livable for you and your family. While many are concerned about “curb appeal” for potential sale in the...
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Posted on 02/25/2021
Make your Property Attractive to Multiple Generations
Photo by Luis Quintero from Pexels While the millennial generation (people born between 1980 and 1989) accounts for the majority of homebuyers today, the other generations--both older and younger--cannot be discounted. Aging Baby Boomers (those born between 1946 and 1964) and up-and-coming Gen Yers (those born between 1990 and 1998) are still forces to be considered when marketing...
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Posted on 02/24/2021
Why Multigenerational Properties Are Seeing a Demand Spike
Image by giselaatje from Pixabay Multigenerational properties have seen a demand spike recently, giving sellers a reason to sit up and take notice. As family dynamics shift and the economy rises and falls, property owners need to pay attention to who's buying what. We'll look at what constitutes a multigenerational property and which ones are seeing the most...
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