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Posted on 01/14/2021
The Perks of Buying a Large Home
Image by ErikaWittlieb from Pixabay For most people, buying a house is the biggest investment they will make. Unless you are paying cash, the transaction could become complicated. Not that many people can pay cash for a house – and for those that can, it often makes more sense to borrow than to use up cash reserves, especially...
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Posted on 01/11/2021
Another Property Sold - 344 Wilson Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10312
WATCH NEW VIDEO TOUR - STUNNING 2 FAMILY 4 BEDROOM SIDE HALL COLONIAL W/CUSTOM 1 BEDROOM APT ON 2ND FL. THIS IMMACULATE HOME OFFERS 9FT CEILINGS THAT CONSIST OF THE HIGHEST CRAFTSMANSHIP YOU'VE EVER SEEN. COFFERRED, TRAY & CUSTOM CEILINGS THRU-OUT HOME W/MAHOGANY MOLDINGS. SOLID WOOD ORIGINAL DOORS & OAK FLOORS THRU-OUT. GRAND FORMAL DR & LR. HUGE 500 SQFT EIK HAS 8FT ISLAND, ENDLESS GRANITE COUNTER TOPS, TILE BACKSPLASH, SS APPLIANCES, & DINETTE AREA THAT OPENS TO HUGE FAMILY RM W/ FP & DOUBLE ANDERSON SGD LEADING TO BI-LEVEL MAINTENANCE FREE DECK & FOOTBALL FIELD BACKYARD ON A 1/4 ACRE LOT. OVER 5400 SQFT HOME...
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Posted on 01/07/2021
27 Pembrook Loop, Staten Island, NY 10309 is now new to the market!
BEAUTIFUL & LARGE 6 ROOM, 2 BEDROOM, 2 BATHROOM TOWNHOME W/ GARAGE & PRIVATE BACKYARD! 1ST FL - LONG ENTRANCE FOYER LEADS TO GARAGE, LAUNDRY, UTILITY ROOM & INVITING FAMILY ROOM. THAT OFFERS A PRISTINE 3/4 BATHROOM & PELLA SLIDING GLASS DOORS TO A PRIVATE & ENTERTAINING BACKYARD. 2ND FL - BRINGS YOU TO A SEPARATE DINING ROOM, EAT-IN KITCHEN & LARGE LIVING ROOM W/ FUNCTIONAL SKYLIGHTS & PELLA SLIDING GLASS DOOR TO A BALCONY FOR TEA & COFFEE. 3RD FL - BOASTS A KING SIZE PRIMARY BEDROOM W/ VAULTED CEILINGS & WALK-IN CLOSET, LARGE 2ND BEDROOM W/ VAULTED CEILINGS, FULL BATHROOM W/ FUNCTIONAL SKYLIGHT AND PULL...
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Posted on 01/07/2021
28 Anaconda Street, Staten Island, NY 10312 now has a new price of $669,900!
LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION! BEAUTIFUL 2 FAMILY COLONIAL ON A QUIET CUL DE SAC. ENTERANCE OPENS TO 9FT CEILINGS & OAK FLOORS THROUGHOUT YOUR 7 ROOM 4 BEDROOM 3 BATHROOM HOME. LARGE LIVING ROOM & DINING ROOM. SPACIOUS EAT-IN KITCHEN OFFERS RAISED PANEL WOOD CABINETRY, GRANITE COUNTER-TOPS, TILE BACKSPLASH, PANTRY AND DOOR TO SERENE COVERED DECK & PAVERED BACKYARD. FAMILY ROOM W/ VAULTED CEILING OVER GARAGE. 2ND FLOOR HAS KING SIZE PRIMARY BEDROOM W/ VAULTED CEILING, RENOVATED FULL BATHROOM & 2 MORE BRIGHT BEDROOMS W/ VAULTED CEILINGS & SKYLIGHTS. FINISHED BASEMENT, GARAGE W/ 2 CAR DRIVEWAY & LEGAL APARTMENT W/ BRAND...
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Posted on 01/07/2021
Steps to Take Immediately Following a Flood
Photo by Pete Linforth via Pixabay Floods can be devastating. Not only do they damage many of your personal belongings, but they can also lead to devastating problems with your home. The good news is, you can make the process easier by following a few steps in the immediate aftermath of a home flood. Contact Your Insurance Company...
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Posted on 01/05/2021
Another Property Sold - 7 Revere Lane #D, Staten Island, NY 10306
Move right into this immaculate 2 bedroomunit every attention detail has gone into this colonial style unit. New appliances are in the upgraded kitchen. Front door and storm door are new. Large living rm and half bath on first floor.as well as the washer & dryer, All new carpeting, custom blinds, panel colonial doors. New thermostat and doorbell. 2nd floor features 2 large bedrooms, and upgraded bath. Master bedroom has walk in closet, large 2nd...
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Posted on 01/05/2021
244 Bayview Avenue Staten Island, NY 10309 is now new to the market!
LOOKING FOR A COUNTRY ESTATE SURROUNDED BY NATURE? I PRESENT YOU THIS ALL BRICK 3 BEDROOM CUSTOM BROADSIDE CENTER HALL CAPE SITTING ON AN 11,800+ SQFT LOT. ENTIRE PROPERTY IS MANICURED AND OFFERS 1O+ CAR DRIVEWAY & 2 CAR GARAGE. THE GORGEOUS EXTERIOR FEATURES 1.5 STORIES OF CLASSIC & TIMELESS ARCHITECTUAL DETAILING. BEGINNING WITH THE FRONT COVERED PORCH, IDEAL...
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Posted on 12/31/2020
Best Indoor Plants for Air Quality
Photo by Karolina Grabowska via PixabayHouse plants can add color and texture to your home and allow you to bring a touch of nature indoors, but some can also help improve the air quality in your home. According to a study from NASA, choosing one of these plants allows you to enjoy the added beauty and breathe easier...
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Posted on 12/24/2020
Why You Should Get a Home Inspection
Image by Shahid Abdullah from Pixabay A home inspection is a service that’s usually paid for by the buyer in a real estate transaction, and you have the option to forgo this when you’re purchasing a house. In almost every situation, however, real estate agents recommend getting a home inspection. Here’s why an inspection is so important. What...
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Posted on 12/17/2020
What You Should Know About "Subject-to" Real Estate
Image by Ricarda Mölck from Pixabay If you've heard people talk about "subject-to" real estate, you might be curious what that means and if it would be a good investment for you. Briefly, "subject-to" real estate means you're buying the property but the loan on that property stays in the name of the existing seller. You're making your...
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Posted on 12/10/2020
28 Anaconda Street, Staten Island, NY 10312 now has a new price of $685,888!
LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION! BEAUTIFUL 2 FAMILY COLONIAL ON A QUIET CUL DE SAC. ENTERANCE OPENS TO 9FT CEILINGS & OAK FLOORS THROUGHOUT YOUR 7 ROOM 4 BEDROOM 3 BATHROOM HOME. LARGE LIVING ROOM & DINING ROOM. SPACIOUS EAT-IN KITCHEN OFFERS RAISED PANEL WOOD CABINETRY, GRANITE COUNTER-TOPS, TILE BACKSPLASH, PANTRY AND DOOR TO SERENE COVERED DECK & PAVERED BACKYARD. FAMILY ROOM W/ VAULTED CEILING OVER GARAGE. 2ND FLOOR HAS KING SIZE PRIMARY BEDROOM W/ VAULTED CEILING, RENOVATED FULL BATHROOM & 2 MORE BRIGHT BEDROOMS W/ VAULTED CEILINGS & SKYLIGHTS. FINISHED BASEMENT, GARAGE W/ 2 CAR DRIVEWAY & LEGAL APARTMENT W/ BRAND...
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Posted on 12/10/2020
How Big Business Impacts Rural America
Photo by Vit Ducken via Pixabay There has been a lot of concern about the state of rural America and how it's being affected by large businesses. Big box stores like are said to destroy local businesses, causing an economic drought in small towns. But despite the statistics, there's a bigger picture to consider. We'll look at how...
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