Allison Jaffe

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169 Fenimore Street, Brooklyn, NY 11225 is now new to the market!
Posted on 10/18/2019
169 Fenimore Street, Brooklyn, NY 11225 is now new to the market!
Prospect-Lefferts Gardens Historic District Opportunity! Families seeking a house to make their home and investors looking for their next project will want to rejuvenate this worn 1915, Georgian-style townhouse to 21stC life. At 1800sf stretched over three stories with a full walk-out basement, there is lots to do, but also lots of upside potential -- all neighboring the southeast corner of Prospect Park. 1st Fl: foyer entry, large LR, FDR, a modern kitchen and traditional butler's pantry. 2nd Fl: two bedrooms, a sun room/third bedroom, and hall bath. 3rd Fl: two bedrooms and and hall bath. Architectural perks include parquet floors, an...
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Is Your Home's Network Secure?
Posted on 10/13/2019
Is Your Home's Network Secure?
Not long ago to protect our homes from intruders we would lock the doors, the windows, close the blinds, leave a light on and possibly set the alarm. Today houses are full of devices that make our lives convenient such as computers, laptops, printers, smart televisions, streaming media devices, gaming consoles, smart appliances, digital assistants, mobile phones, tablets,...
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1608 Amsterdam Avenue #1B, New York, NY 10031 is now new to the market!
Posted on 10/07/2019
1608 Amsterdam Avenue #1B, New York, NY 10031 is now new to the market!
Great opportunity for qualified families to purchase this renovated, two bedroom/one bath, HDFC co-op in Hamilton Heights across from CCNY at 140th Street. Compact in size but modern with an open kitchen/living room & a spare room for a third bedroom, home office/studio, or den; 9'+ ceilings; & oversized windows. Location, location, location: desirable Hamilton Heights where you can walk to the 1, A, B, C, & D Trains & the M100 & M101 stop at the door; convenient lobby-floor apartment; quiet rear corner with windows in every room. There's a modern laundromat next door, lots of local shopping & dining. Cats and dogs welcome. 1B is being...
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Balancing Your Debt to Credit Ratio
Posted on 10/06/2019
Balancing Your Debt to Credit Ratio
It's easy to get stuck without a mortgage approval or with a smaller home loan than you want, just because you don't understand how your credit score works. Most of the things you've done to prepare: budgeting your income, balancing your bank accounts and saving up for a down payment, aren't reflected in your FICO credit score. It...
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