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Homebuying Tips: How to Monitor the Housing Market
Posted on 11/10/2019
Homebuying Tips: How to Monitor the Housing Market
If you want to purchase your dream house at a great price, you should monitor the real estate sector closely. That way, you can identify housing market patterns and trends and map out your homebuying journey accordingly. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you track the housing market so you can speed up your home...
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Video Tour  - 278 Rolling Hill Green, Staten Island, NY 10312
Posted on 11/07/2019
Video Tour - 278 Rolling Hill Green, Staten Island, NY 10312
SPACIOUS TWO BEDROOM CONDO WITH FINISHED LOFT THAT CAN BE USED AS A THIRD BEDROOM. FIRST LEVEL FEATURES A NICE SIZED ENTRY FOYER WITH A COAT CLOSET, KITCHEN WITH BREAKFAST COUNTER, DINING ROOM, 1/2 BATH, VERY LARGE LIVING ROOM WITH SLIDING DOOR TO THE YARD. THE SECOND LEVEL FEATURES A VERY LARGE MASTER BEDROOM, LARGE SECOND BEDROOM, WASHER/DRYER AND HEATING SYSTEM. THE 3RD LEVEL FEATURES A FINISHED LOFT WHICH CAN BE USED AS A THIRD BEDROOM. THERE ARE 2 LARGE WINDOWS AND A SKYLIGHT IN THE LOFT. THIS HOME IS CONVENIENTLY LOCATED NEAR STORES, PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION AND THE...
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278 Rolling Hill Green, Staten Island, NY 10312 is now new to the market!
Posted on 11/07/2019
278 Rolling Hill Green, Staten Island, NY 10312 is now new to the market!
SPACIOUS TWO BEDROOM CONDO WITH FINISHED LOFT THAT CAN BE USED AS A THIRD BEDROOM. FIRST LEVEL FEATURES A NICE SIZED ENTRY FOYER WITH A COAT CLOSET, KITCHEN WITH BREAKFAST COUNTER, DINING ROOM, 1/2 BATH, VERY LARGE LIVING ROOM WITH SLIDING DOOR TO THE YARD. THE SECOND LEVEL FEATURES A VERY LARGE MASTER BEDROOM, LARGE SECOND BEDROOM, WASHER/DRYER AND HEATING SYSTEM. THE 3RD LEVEL FEATURES A FINISHED LOFT WHICH CAN BE USED AS A THIRD BEDROOM. THERE ARE 2 LARGE WINDOWS AND A SKYLIGHT IN THE LOFT. THIS HOME IS CONVENIENTLY LOCATED NEAR STORES, PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION AND THE...
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Key Questions to Ask After a Home Showing
Posted on 11/03/2019
Key Questions to Ask After a Home Showing
A home showing will help you gain the insights you need to make an informed decision about a house purchase. At the same time, you may have many concerns about whether a residence is right for you, even after you complete a home showing. Ultimately, there are many questions to consider after you finish a house showing to ensure...
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Setting up a Personal Mortgage Calculator
Posted on 10/27/2019
Setting up a Personal Mortgage Calculator
If the nerd in you comes out as soon as someone starts talking numbers, you might find yourself wondering how hard it is to create a mortgage calculator. Technically called an amortization calculator, the numbers you put into the calculation tell you what your payment each month breaks down to in terms of what goes to the principal...
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Tips to Keep Your Home Secure During an Open House
Posted on 10/20/2019
Tips to Keep Your Home Secure During an Open House
Photo by Gino Crescoli via PixabayIf a stranger were to knock on your door and ask to come in, you’d likely say no. Yet when you’re showing your house, this is exactly what you’re doing. You’ll let stranger after stranger come in to tour the home and see if it’s a good fit for their needs. So how...
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Apps That Make Your Moving Easier
Posted on 10/13/2019
Apps That Make Your Moving Easier
Everyone dreads moving day (if you don't, you are a rare breed). Remember how tired you got just thinking about it - The hassles of house hunting, the sorting, the packing, the heavy lifting, the question of which is worse, the "moving out" or the "moving in"? Thankfully, there are now numerous apps that help when it comes...
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Minimizing Waste From Your Home
Posted on 10/06/2019
Minimizing Waste From Your Home
Going zero waste doesn’t have to seem like a daunting task. There are several ways you can bring down your waste production at home. Try out these few tips and see how much progress you make. Stop Using Plastic Straws. Many homes churn out a lot of plastic straws that quickly end up in the ocean and destroy...
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What Is the Optimal Listing Price for Your Home?
Posted on 09/29/2019
What Is the Optimal Listing Price for Your Home?
As a home seller, it is important to establish a competitive initial asking price for your residence. Yet determining the right price for a house sometimes is difficult. If the price of your home is too high, for example, your residence may linger on the real estate market for an extended period of time. On the other hand, if...
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Video Tour  - 16 A Melissa Street, Staten Island, NY 10314
Posted on 09/28/2019
Video Tour - 16 A Melissa Street, Staten Island, NY 10314
SPACIOUS END UNIT TOWNHOUSE FEATURING LARGE FENCED-IN FRONT AND SIDE YARDS. CONVENIENT LOCATION NEAR THE EXPRESSWAY, SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS, LOCAL AND EXPRESS BUSES.LEVEL 1: ENCLOSED FRONT PORCH WITH STORAGE SHED AND CUSTOM CLOSET, EAT IN KITCHEN WITH EXTRA CABINETS AND BREAKFAST BAR, DINING ROOM, LARGE LIVING ROOM, HALF-BATH, LAUNDRY AND UTITILITES. LEVEL 2: LARGE MASTER BEDROOM WITH VAULTED CEILING AND TWO ADDITIONAL BEDROOMS, FULL BATH WITH ROMAN TUB, PULLDOWN STAIRS TO...
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16 A Melissa Street, Staten Island, NY 10314 is now new to the market!
Posted on 09/28/2019
16 A Melissa Street, Staten Island, NY 10314 is now new to the market!
SPACIOUS END UNIT TOWNHOUSE FEATURING LARGE FENCED-IN FRONT AND SIDE YARDS. CONVENIENT LOCATION NEAR THE EXPRESSWAY, SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS, LOCAL AND EXPRESS BUSES.LEVEL 1: ENCLOSED FRONT PORCH WITH STORAGE SHED AND CUSTOM CLOSET, EAT IN KITCHEN WITH EXTRA CABINETS AND BREAKFAST BAR, DINING ROOM, LARGE LIVING ROOM, HALF-BATH, LAUNDRY AND UTITILITES. LEVEL 2: LARGE MASTER BEDROOM WITH VAULTED CEILING AND TWO ADDITIONAL BEDROOMS, FULL BATH WITH ROMAN TUB, PULLDOWN STAIRS TO...
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Building or Buying a Home: Which is Right for You?
Posted on 09/22/2019
Building or Buying a Home: Which is Right for You?
When it comes to getting what you want in your home, the question comes down to whether you build it or look for the perfect house to buy. For those who prefer new construction, the option of starting from scratch is very viable. Here are some vital factors to consider before getting started: 1. Cost Building a new...
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