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Posted on 07/28/2021
How to Prepare Your Credit Before Your Home Search
Shopping for a new home should be an exciting experience, but if you are unsure of where you stand with your credit, it can be a little nerve-wracking. Having good credit will not only help you secure more favorable interest rates for your mortgage, but it can also help you avoid less favorable loan structures, higher down payments...
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Posted on 07/21/2021
How to Vacation the Safe & Healthy Way
Photo by Djordje Petrovic from Pexels With summer upon us, many are feeling the heat of pandemic life. Working from home, social distancing and other health precautions have meant canceled plans for millions of families and individuals. Even for those without trips planned, staying at home might get old. Luckily, you have options for getting away. Local travel...
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Posted on 07/14/2021
All About Garden Edging
Photo by Matt Chen on Unsplash Garden edging is an aspect of landscaping design that serves both practical and aesthetic purposes. You can use edging as a decorative border around plant and flower beds, pathways and lawns using a variety of materials. Here we will go over some of the key benefits of garden edging as well as...
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Posted on 07/07/2021
Leave the Dirty Work to Your Robotic Mop
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Mopping the floors is a thankless job that seems to get undone a second after you finish up – and it doesn’t take much. A small spill while cooking dinner. Kids and dogs running in from outside. You name it. And with that, you’re back to square one, pulling out the mop and...
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Posted on 06/30/2021
Upcycle Your Plastic Bottles Into DIY Plant Containers
People who want to live a sustainable lifestyle at home often begin by minimizing the amount of plastic that they purchase and use. For the plastic products in the home, there are many ways to recycle or even upcycle it to prevent it from going into a landfill. One creative way to reuse old plastic materials is to...
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Posted on 06/23/2021
How to Repurpose Your Closet Space
Image by JUNO KWON from Pixabay For years people have mistakenly believed that their coat closets have one purpose and one purpose only: to store coats that were not being used. However, thanks to the ingenuity and creativity of modern homeowners people today are finding that these small spaces have much more practical uses. If you no longer...
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Posted on 06/17/2021
437 2nd Avenue, Bayport, NY 11705 is now new to the market!
Lovely cape in beautiful Bayport features 4 bdrm,1 bath, full basement and garage- custom molding throughout, new roof, new gutters, taxes with star...
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Posted on 06/16/2021
Another Property Sold - 260 Carman Street, Patchogue, NY 11772
Don't miss this opportunity to own a pristine sprawling ranch on a quiet dead end street w/ no thru traffic, overlooking Swan River w/75' bulkhead 2 docks & 4 boat slips, 1/4 mile to the bay & 20 minutes to Fire Island. Enjoy the beautifully unobstructed water views and sunsets on you 60' deck w/hot tub or from inside Spectacular Waterview from Kitchen, DR & family rm. You will like your living in your own serene resort from sunrises to sunsets. Very spacious rooms, open layout for entertaining, family rm w/fplc, sliding glass doors off kitchen & DR 2 BR each having its own bath. Plenty of closets, alarm system, CAC, .5 bath...
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Posted on 06/16/2021
Questions to Ask When Buying New Construction
Image by Роман Распутин from Pixabay When you’re going to be purchasing new construction, it’s important to understand as much as possible about this process. Being unfamiliar with certain aspects of new construction could lead to you spending more money than you planned or not getting the exact house you want. When you’re going to be meeting with...
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Posted on 06/09/2021
Helping Our Loved One Enjoy Their Golden Years by Downsizing
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay There comes a time when family members must confront the realities of aging. It’s not uncommon for our parents and grandparents to still be living in properties that once housed multiple family members. The upkeep required for such residencies can place an undue burden on our elders, and downsizing remains a logical...
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Posted on 06/07/2021
118 S Etna Avenue, Montauk, NY 11954 is now new to the market!
Montauk Getaway, surrounded by nature preserves minutes away from town and beaches. Master bedroom with walkout desk. Enjoy beautiful sunrises and romantic sunsets. Price from May to Dec 2021 $685 per night, 3 night minimum. 7 days $4650- additional cleaning fee $225 plus security deposit...
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Posted on 06/03/2021
1882 Railroad Avenue, Holbrook, NY 11741 is now new to the market!
Sprawling Ranch on a dead end street. Offers 3 Bedrooms, 2 Full-Baths, Dining Room, Living Room w/ Fireplace, Den, and 2 Car Garage. 6 horse stable and 2 huge sheds; 2 lots approx:1.4 acre. New CAC, heating system, as well as a new efficiency tankless...
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