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Incorporating White into your Home Decor
Posted on 09/15/2019
Incorporating White into your Home Decor
No matter what color the rest of your house, utilizing a crisp white paint to trim, augment, or refresh areas of your home can add that shabby chic or authentic standout farmhouse vibe. White comes in dozens of shades with various reflective properties. Here are a few areas to use white and the correct white to get your...
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Another Property Sold - 147 Morani Street, Staten Island, NY 10314
Posted on 09/11/2019
Another Property Sold - 147 Morani Street, Staten Island, NY 10314
Beautiful 2 bedrooms and 1 1/2 bath condo located in the heart of Bulls Head in Staten Island. It is in move in condition. Ceramic tiles in Eat-in-kitchen & dining room. The first floor consists of a spacious Living room, formal dining room and large Eat-in-kitchen. The second-floor floor has 2 oversized bedrooms with a total of 4 walk-in closets with a full bath. Level three is an attic with storage. The Maint fee is $196/month and an annual Tax is...
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How to Negotiate the Deal When Buying a House
Posted on 09/08/2019
How to Negotiate the Deal When Buying a House
Buying or selling a house is one of the most significant financial transactions because in most cases, it involves spending a considerable amount of money. Getting the best possible deal is important to make sure that you are getting value for your money and not overspending unnecessarily. To negotiate a better arrangement when purchasing a house, you need...
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32 Calvanico Lane, Staten Island, NY 10314 now has a new price of $520,000!
Posted on 09/06/2019
32 Calvanico Lane, Staten Island, NY 10314 now has a new price of $520,000!
First time offered by original owners. Lovely townhouse in a very convenient location near West Shore Expressway and local and express buses.First floor features porcelain tile flooring and an open concept living room/dining room combo and eat-in-kitchen with stainless steel appliances and sliding glass doors to TREX deck and backyard. Second floor features master bedroom and second bedroom with vaulted ceilings, third bedroom with skylight and full bath with skylight and hardwood flooring throughout.Finished basement has tile flooring throughout and large family room with closet, second room with additional closets and three-quarter...
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The New Purchasing Power House
Posted on 09/01/2019
The New Purchasing Power House
The Internet has changed the way you shop, but it has also changed the way retailers market their goods. No longer do families travel downtown on a Saturday afternoon to do their summer or back-to-school shopping. Nor is the mall the ultimate location to find all the current fashion and hang out at the food court. What was...
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Is Fall Maybe The Best Time To Buy A Home?
Posted on 08/25/2019
Is Fall Maybe The Best Time To Buy A Home?
A home is one of the most important things for a lot of us, and everyone loves the fresh smell of a new home. People often wonder what the best season to buy a new home is. And even though a lot of people like to think of spring or summer as favorable seasons to purchase new property,...
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Countertops Options for Your Kitchen
Posted on 08/18/2019
Countertops Options for Your Kitchen
Making a kitchen look beautiful is easy enough to do with several options in appliances, sinks, and countertops. Out of these three options, the countertop is the biggest player because it poses a significant role in determining your kitchen designs in terms of weight, balance, proportion, and scale. The kitchen countertop options nowadays are made of materials that...
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Are You Buying a House? Take a Class!
Posted on 08/11/2019
Are You Buying a House? Take a Class!
If you’re new to home ownership, the idea of taking care of a home might seem daunting. After all, you’ve always called the landlord to fix the plumbing, broken garage door, or pest issue. Now, you are the landlord. That means you’re in charge of maintenance and repairs on your new home. You can find a handyman to...
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 Tips for Packing Your Dining Room When Moving
Posted on 08/04/2019
Tips for Packing Your Dining Room When Moving
In today's ever-busy world, many homeowners don't make use of their formal dining room except for special occasions, like Easter holiday. The fall of the dining room can be attributed to the kitchen. Often regarded as the heart of the home, the kitchen is now used as the dining area in most homes. Although the dining room table...
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Did You Price Your Home Appropriately?
Posted on 07/28/2019
Did You Price Your Home Appropriately?
If you add your house to the real estate market but fail to garner buyers' attention, now may be a good time to revamp your home pricing strategy. Otherwise, your home may remain on the housing market for many weeks or months before it finally sells. Generally, there are several factors you need to consider to determine if you...
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