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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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Posted on 05/02/2021
The Most Common Symptoms of Pollen Allergies & How to Treat Them
Photo by Gustavo Fring from Pexels For plants, pollen is absolutely essential. This yellow powder can easily be carried by the wind or transported from plant to plant by an animal or insect and it works to fertilize the plants and help them grow. While plants may love a fresh coating of pollen, humans often feel otherwise. Millions...
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Posted on 04/25/2021
Organization for Your Garden Shed
Image by Rudy and Peter Skitterians from Pixabay If you're like many busy gardeners, your garden shed isn't as organized as it could be. Perhaps you've been telling yourself for quite some time that you're going to get around to giving it an organizational makeover but run short on inspiration whenever you try to brainstorm a game plan....
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Posted on 04/18/2021
What is Modern Rustic Interior Design?
Image by StockSnap from Pixabay Modern rustic interior design has taken over social media and captivated the attention of designers and homeowners alike. With such enduring popularity you might wonder: what exactly is modern rustic? Here we’ll go over the basic elements of the style for interior design in order to help you recognize it and use it...
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Posted on 04/11/2021
Planting Near a Basement or Crawlspace: How to Avoid Damage
Image by Jean-Pierre Pellissier from Pixabay It's tempting to plant shrubs and other plants against your house to hide the basement or crawlspace area. However, you could be asking for trouble. Before you buy or plant anything new for spring, find out why it's not such a good idea to have plants too close to your basement or...
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Posted on 04/04/2021
It Pays to Pay Your Mortgage Twice a Month
Photo by cottonbro from Pexels We all know how hard the beginning of the month can be; it seems like there are a million bills due all at the same time, and one of those bills is usually the most expensive among them all—your mortgage. After you budget for all of your expenses, that gigantic payment can really...
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Posted on 03/30/2021
Another Property Sold - 105 Martin Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10314
Detached one-family home located on a beautiful tree-lined block. Enter the enclosed porch which leads to a formal living room, formal dining room, and eat-in kitchen. Off the kitchen is a side door and stairway to the finished basement. The first floor also features a 3/4 bath and additional room which can be used as an office. Second floor is comprised of 3 bedrooms and a full bath. It also features access to the attic for additional storage.The basement is fully finished with a 3/4 bath, laundry area and utilities.The long driveway provides off street parking and leads to a detached two-car garage. This home is conveniently located near...
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Posted on 03/28/2021
How to Fund a Successful House Flipping Business
Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko from Pexels Having the cash-on-hand to buy a dilapidated house and renovate it into a profit-generating dream home takes much of the financial strain off a house flipper's shoulders. But what about that hard-working person who possesses the skills and expertise but lacks money? Does the mere fact someone doesn't have the cushion of...
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Posted on 03/24/2021
Another Property Sold - 59 Stonegate Drive #241, Staten Island, NY 10304
This beautifully maintained 2 bedroom townhouse is located in one of Staten Island's most desirable communities. The first floor features a coat closet at the entrance, an eat-in-kitchen with new appliances, updated half bath and large dining/living room combination with a wood burning fireplace and sliding glass doors to a fenced-in backyard with a large deck. On the second floor is the Master Bedroom with walk-in closet and new wood flooring, second bedroom and full bath. Windows are also new. There are pull down stairs to access the huge attic which is perfect for storage. The community features a beautiful pool, tennis courts and...
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Posted on 03/21/2021
How Can You Tackle Home Selling Challenges?
Home sellers may encounter problems as they try to get the best prices for their residences. Fortunately, there are lots of things that sellers can do to reduce or eliminate hurdles that otherwise may slow down the house selling journey. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you tackle various home selling hurdles. 1. Analyze the...
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