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Another Property Sold - 6158 Liebig Avenue, Bronx, NY 10471
Posted on 12/11/2019
Another Property Sold - 6158 Liebig Avenue, Bronx, NY 10471
Look At This!!!! A nearly 2,500sf single-family home including 5BRs, 2.5 Baths, private driveway & garage parking in leafy North Riverdale/Bronx School District 10. The potential is as vast as the interior living space at a price that allows for configuring all that square footage to your needs while keeping as much of the 1920 architectural detail as you like. The location is equally convenient for commuting to Manhattan or Westchester by car, express bus, or MetroNorth and zoned for lauded District 10 public schools; also convenient to several renowned private schools in Riverdale. Walk or drive to shopping, dining, and multiple houses...
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How Will Applying for a Mortgage Affect My Credit?
Posted on 12/08/2019
How Will Applying for a Mortgage Affect My Credit?
Preparing to buy a home is a long and stressful process for many. You’ve spent months, or even years, saving for a down payment, planning your future, and building your credit to ensure you get the best possible interest rate on your loan. Then you find out, when getting preapproved for a mortgage, that your credit score dropped by...
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Hire a Roofing Contractor Before You List Your House
Posted on 12/01/2019
Hire a Roofing Contractor Before You List Your House
If you intend to list your house, it may be beneficial to perform home upgrades. That way, you can enhance your residence and increase the likelihood of generating plenty of interest in your house as soon as it becomes available. Oftentimes, a home's roof will deteriorate over time. And if a home seller is not careful, he or she...
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5 Ways to Incorporate Bright Colors into Your Home (without overwhelming a room)
Posted on 11/24/2019
5 Ways to Incorporate Bright Colors into Your Home (without overwhelming a room)
Photo by Ferenc Keresi via Pixabay Color can – and should – be used to decorate your home, but for most of us, too much bright color is more obnoxious than invigorating. Those screaming bright yellow walls may look amazing in the magazine spread, but you may not be prepared to live with that much color in your...
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Avoid Having Tunnel Vision When Buying a House
Posted on 11/17/2019
Avoid Having Tunnel Vision When Buying a House
No matter what your age, buying a new home symbolizes the beginning of a new chapter in your life. It's an exciting event, whether you're a first-time home buyer or a retiree looking to downsize. When you stumble upon a house in your price range that has the features and characteristics you've been searching for, it can be a...
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Building Credit As A Renter Can Help You Buy Your First Home
Posted on 11/10/2019
Building Credit As A Renter Can Help You Buy Your First Home
Having a high credit score is one of the most important and helpful things you can achieve before buying a home. A solid credit history will give you a better chance of being approved for the home loan you want and getting a lower interest rate so that you know you’re getting a good deal on your first home....
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Moderate Clutter Could Be Beneficial
Posted on 11/03/2019
Moderate Clutter Could Be Beneficial
Many of today's fashionable life coaches tell us that cluttered environments mess with our sense of peace and calm, our focus, and our productivity. Plenty of gurus and television hosts urge us to declutter our desks and homes. And overall, they're right. Research does support the concept that a having a tidy living space and workplace is beneficial....
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Here Are The Upscale Home Tech Upgrades You Need To Know About
Posted on 10/27/2019
Here Are The Upscale Home Tech Upgrades You Need To Know About
Ready to take your home to the next level? Here are upscale tech upgrades to make your home smarter than a Furby, cooler than drone and safer than Gringott’s. That last one might seem like a stretch but if three kids could break in how locked down was it really? Anyways, The Dyson 360 Eye is an upgraded Roomba....
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Disorganized Organization in the Kitchen
Posted on 10/20/2019
Disorganized Organization in the Kitchen
You’ve read all those articles on how to organize, how to arrange, how to store, and yet your home still looks a mess. Perhaps you’ve tried to follow too many ideas and consequently haven’t succeeded at any of them. Here are a few “organizational hints” that you can do without so that you truly succeed in your goals....
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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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