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Treading Lightly in a Home Gym
Posted on 06/16/2019
Treading Lightly in a Home Gym
Just because your new house doesn’t have room for a gym doesn’t mean you can’t get a workout there. Items all over your home make perfect gym props, so all you need is a little floor space—no special rooms required. Built-in Workouts The most natural workout in your home is to use the stairs. If you have more...
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18-15 215 Street #12R, Call Listing Agent, NY 11360 now has a new price of $399,900!
Posted on 06/11/2019
18-15 215 Street #12R, Call Listing Agent, NY 11360 now has a new price of $399,900!
Priced To Sell This Summer! This is your opportunity to buy a large, Deluxe 1BR with unobstructed water views on a high floor at a low price in the Towers at Water's Edge – the full-service, waterfront co-op with 24/7 doorman; attended garage; 3 elevators to all floors; common laundry; resort-style pool; on-site gym, grocery/deli, dry cleaner, salon, tennis courts, and playground. The interior living space is ready for a little or a lot of renovation and the breezy balcony is double sized. Monthly Maintenance & Fees: Base = $1122.41; Utility (gas & electric) = $96.25; Energy Assessment = $42.72; Amenities Fee = $100; Capital Assessment...
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Checked Your Dryer Vent Lately?
Posted on 06/09/2019
Checked Your Dryer Vent Lately?
The average American washes 600 loads of laundry per year. That’s a lot of dirty clothes that are being washed and dried. While most people remember to empty their dryer’s lint filter, many neglect the task of checking their dryer ventilation. Keeping a clean dryer vent is a maintenance task that is sure to protect your family. Reduce...
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18-15 215 Street #12R, Call Listing Agent, NY 11360 has an Open House on  Sunday, June 9, 2019 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Posted on 06/07/2019
18-15 215 Street #12R, Call Listing Agent, NY 11360 has an Open House on Sunday, June 9, 2019 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
The sweeping water views and potential of this 850sf one-bedroom apartment are great! Nothing to do but enjoy the unobstructed views from every room and the large, exclusive balcony. The interior living space is ready for a little or a lot of renovation. The price is an opportunity to buy into this full-service, waterfront co-op on a high floor at a low price. Towers at Water's Edge offer a 24/7 doorman; attended garage parking; 3 elevators to all floors; common laundry; on-site gym, grocery/deli, dry cleaner, salon, playground, tennis courts, and resort-style pool. Monthly Maintenance & Fees: Base = $1122.41; Utility (gas & electric) =...
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Can the Property Buying Journey Be Quick and Easy?
Posted on 06/02/2019
Can the Property Buying Journey Be Quick and Easy?
There is no need to struggle as you pursue your dream home. In fact, there are many things you can do to ensure the homebuying journey is quick and easy. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you enjoy a seamless property buying experience. 1. Know Where You Want to Reside It often helps to narrow...
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Choosing the Colors for Your Home
Posted on 05/26/2019
Choosing the Colors for Your Home
Many people find choosing the right color scheme to be the most overwhelming part of their home decoration process. After all, you have to consider furniture, doors, drapes, and other items before you pick any color. But it doesn't have to be all that difficult, a few simple rules can see through it with ease. Start with a...
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Which Color Should You Paint Your Home's Exterior?
Posted on 05/19/2019
Which Color Should You Paint Your Home's Exterior?
Have you ever wondered what makes some house’s curbside appeal look so great and otherse2e more of a “what were they thinking”? No one plans to be the latter. This can make choosing a paint color for your home’s exterior quite the daunting task. Afterall, it’s not exactly a quick project you can repaint if the color isn’t quite...
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501 Riverdale Avenue #5H, Yonkers, NY 10705 now has a new price of $99,900!
Posted on 05/14/2019
501 Riverdale Avenue #5H, Yonkers, NY 10705 now has a new price of $99,900!
This updated one-bedroom co-op is a move-in ready home with hardwood floors throughout; a modern, eat-in kitchen and bath -- both with windows; and eastern exposure that brings in lots of light. The $831 m/m includes electric, gas, heat, h/w, & RE taxes. Add'l monthly fees: d/w ($7); per a/c unit ($20). Laundry & rentable storage in basement. Low cost outdoor & garage parking waitlisted, $50/$80. The elevator building is wired for Optimum & FiOS. The location puts Riverdale at your feet for a Yonkers price. Walk to Bee-Line buses at the corner; NYC Bronx local & Manhattan express buses, MetroNorth MetroLink to the Riverdale station two...
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A Guide to Fertilizing Your Lawn
Posted on 05/12/2019
A Guide to Fertilizing Your Lawn
The beauty of your home starts from your lawn. If you intend to keep a beautiful property, then you must take care of your yard. There are several means to care for your lawn, like regularly cutting it to keeping anyone from walking across it. However, this piece will focus on ensuring that you fertilize your lawn correctly....
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18-15 215th Street #12R, Call Listing Agent, NY 11360 is now new to the market!
Posted on 05/12/2019
18-15 215th Street #12R, Call Listing Agent, NY 11360 is now new to the market!
The sweeping water views and potential of this 850sf one-bedroom apartment are great! Nothing to do but enjoy the unobstructed views from every room and the large, exclusive balcony. The interior living space is ready for a little or a lot of renovation. The price is an opportunity to buy into this full-service, waterfront co-op on a high floor at a low price. Towers at Water's Edge offer a 24/7 doorman; attended garage parking; 3 elevators to all floors; common laundry; on-site gym, grocery/deli, dry cleaner, spa, playground, tennis courts, and resort-style pool. Monthly Maintenance & Fees: Base = $1122.41; Utility (gas & electric) =...
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Not Ready to Buy a Home?
Posted on 05/05/2019
Not Ready to Buy a Home?
Buying a home tops your long-range goals list, but are you ready? As a first-time buyer, you have loads of questions and concerns. After all, a home loan is an obligation for years into the future. You want to make savvy decisions and be comfortable that you’ve negotiated the best deal. On top of that, learning all about...
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The Need To Know Vocabulary Guide to Mortgages
Posted on 04/28/2019
The Need To Know Vocabulary Guide to Mortgages
Real estate terminology can be confusing for both new and experienced homeowners alike. Especially when it comes to the various types of loans. If the different types of loans have your head spinning, don’t worry. I hear you! Here’s what you need to know: Mortgage prequalification is an estimate a lender will give as to what you will qualify...
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