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Posted on 06/20/2021
Try These Boho Chic Living Room Ideas
If you’re looking for inspiration for a living room style makeover, consider boho chic as an option. The boho chic style is fun, cozy and inviting—perfect for a room where you’ll spend time with family or housemates. If you’re not sure where to start with the style, it’s easy to take the basic elements and apply your own...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
Here Are Some Eco-Friendly Pest Control Methods to Protect Your Home & the Environment
Image by kimgreenhalgh90 from Pixabay For a long time, pesticides have been the preferred option among homeowners who want to keep their lawns and gardens pest-free. However, now that it's clear that these pesticides are actually more harmful to your lawn, the environment, the wildlife who call your area home and even you it's important to consider green...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
Home Buying: How to Control the Stress and Get the House
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels Home buying can feel like a daunting task and usually encompasses more than just the financial and logical aspects. There are stressors surrounding the processes, possible rejections, the waiting game and a host of other personal factors that can influence your sentiments toward the whole ordeal. Fret not. Here are a few...
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Posted on 06/03/2021
2355 E 72 Street, Brooklyn, NY 11234 is now new to the market!
Beautifully renovated home on a tree lined block in Bergen Beach. Ground level garage, laundry area, utilities, 3/4 bath and family room with sliding glass doors to back yard. First floor features open concept living room, dining room, renovated kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertop with sliding glass doors to large deck. Stairs lead to upper level with three bedrooms and full bath. There are pull down stairs to a full attic for plenty of...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
Save Resources With an Environmental Printer
Image by tookapic from Pixabay We might trend closer to paper-free on a daily basis, but it would be difficult to rid your home entirely of it. From tax documents to scanned duplicates, there always seems to be something popping up that requires your signature or needs to be shown in-person. In this case, you might be looking...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
Non-Negotiables and Homebuying Deal-Breakers
Photo by Edar via Pixabay Before you sign on the bottom line, know which items are negotiable and which negate the deal entirely. Clearly defining these in advance can save you significant headaches when the buying bug takes over. Your agent will remind you of your non-negotiables and keep you on the right track. Here are some big-ticket...
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Posted on 05/21/2021
100 Hatfield Place, Staten Island, NY 10302 is now new to the market!
One family detached three bedroom colonial with beautifully maintained original wood work and hard wood floors throughout. Large airy rooms with 9 foot...
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Posted on 05/19/2021
Another Property Sold - 29 Gadsen Place #2a, Staten Island, NY 10314
MOVE RIGHT IN TO THIS BEAUTIFULLY RENOVATED SECOND FLOOR 2 BEDROOM CONDO IN DESIRABLE HEARTLAND VILLAGE. THIS UNIT FEATURES A LARGE GALLEY KTCHEN WITH STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES, GRANITE COUNTERTOPS, NEW LAMINATE FLOORING, LARGE CLOSETS INCLUDING A WALK-IN CLOSET, L-SHAPED LIVING/DINING ROOM AND TWO LARGE BEDROOMS. THE HOA FEE INCLUDES GAS, HEAT, HOT WATER, WATER AND SEWER, POOL, OUTSIDE MAINTENANCE, SNOW REMOVAL AND ASSIGNED OFF STREET PARKING. OWNER IS ONLY RESPONSIBLE FOR ELECTRIC AND TAXES. THIS COMMUNITY IS CONVENIENTLY LOCATED NEAR SHOPPING, SCHOOLS, HIGHWAYS AND PUBLIC...
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Posted on 05/16/2021
Banish Clutter to Sell Your Home Faster!
Two of the most important ingredients in a successful house-marketing campaign are competitive pricing and making a great first impression on prospective buyers. Although your real estate agent can assist in achieving both of those goals, keeping your home in "show ready" condition will be up to you and your family. When your home is actively being shown,...
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Posted on 05/11/2021
Another Property Sold - 161 Harbor Road, Staten Island, NY 10303
This custom newly renovated home has been uniquely designed with amazing upgrades, This home features a custom modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances, tile backsplash with granite counter tops and a beautiful marble floor. a large living room / dining room area with stunning hardwood floors throughout and ample space with plenty of natural lighting and a 3/4 beautifully designed bathroom with many custom pieces. .On the second level of this home you have 3 bedrooms with a full bathroom and hardwood floors. Additionally there is a built one garage, a side yard and a large backyard perfect for...
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Posted on 05/09/2021
New Features: What to Include in Your New Construction
Photo by Joanna Bogacz from Pexels When you are building a new construction home, you have so many opportunities to personalize your property. For some, it can actually be overwhelming to sort through the various features that are available and decide which ones are best for their home. If you are feeling as if you are being inundated...
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Posted on 05/02/2021
12 Franklin Lane #G, Staten Island, NY 10306 is now new to the market!
Beautiful 1 family townhouse in private community. Updated 3 bedroom, end unit townhouse, with plenty of room including closets, storage, attic and attached shed. Conveniently located minutes from shopping, transportation, and Brookfield Park. Home features many upgrades including sliding doors from eat in kitchen to private deck in serene setting overlooking the park. Assigned parking, never have an issue with your car, truly park like setting in desirable colonial square in historic Richmond Town. Asking price is 499,999 and won't last! Viewing by appointment...
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