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Posted on 07/25/2021
Decorating with Memories - How to Create Beautiful Wall Art with Your Photos
Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay With so many pictures stored away on digital devices, we forget how enjoyable images of children, friends and memorable experiences in our living space can be. Selecting several of your more meaningful photos for a photo showcase adds character to your home and demonstrates that you value family, connection and staying active. On...
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Posted on 07/18/2021
New Small & Tiny House Plans Can Meet ADA Accessibility Standards
Image by Anna Armbrust from Pixabay The conventional thinking that accessible homes require significant square footage to accommodate wheelchairs and walkers runs contrary to small and tiny house floor plans. Many of these affordable new construction houses are ideally suited for people with physical limitations. Modestly-sized home plans reduce the amount of space people have to navigate. When...
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Posted on 07/11/2021
Short-Term Rentals: Things to Consider
Photo by Arek Socha via Pixabay In a bid to afford homes in high-value areas, many homeowners turn to income from short-term rentals to cover a high mortgage payment. You can benefit from this option with some caveats: Location really matters. A lot. You might advertise your home as near the coast when it’s really 20 miles inland...
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Posted on 07/04/2021
Pre- Approval is a More Involved Process Than Pre-Qualification
Photo by Tayeb Mezahdia via Pixabay When you start looking for your dream home, you need to know how much mortgage you will qualify for. Your real estate agent might ask you to get a pre-qualification letter. However, just because you are pre-qualified doesn’t mean that you will get the loan. You need a pre-approval for that, and...
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Posted on 06/27/2021
5 Tips for Designing a Dining Room
Image by ErikaWittlieb from Pixabay Your dining room might serve as your main eating area, or you might just use it on special occasions, such as holiday gatherings. Whether you get a lot or just a little use out of your dining room, it’s important to make sure this space looks its best. If you’re thinking of ways...
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Posted on 06/20/2021
Foolproof Steps to Creating an Outdoor Kitchen
Photo by Allison Gillett via Pixabay You can create a stunning outdoor kitchen using basic components and pulling things together over time. Entertaining outdoors has become so popular that supplies and materials for cooking are easy to come by in a variety of price points. Follow the steps below to make the most of the process. Foolproof Steps...
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Posted on 06/17/2021
Another Property Sold - 20 Garden Road, Harrison, NY 10528
Bring your creative vision to 20 Garden Road in desirable Sunnyridge! This home offers a great sense of community while being minutes to train, town, & schools. A thoughtful layout, hardwood floors throughout, new roof, large windows, well proportioned living spaces, and a .70 acre manicured lot set the tone. The heart of the home is the fabulous great room w/ open concept dining and wall to wall windows/sliders to the upper deck for alfresco dining/entertaining. The eat in kitchen can be opened to the dining area for today's open concept lifestlye. Cozy up in the quiet family room/den, which can alternatively be used as a home office or...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
What to do with Moving Boxes
Image by khathar ranglak from Shutterstock Most times, after moving your property into your new home, you have stacks of empty cardboard boxes to put away. After taking out the contents, you might be wondering what to do with that pile of cardboard. Thankfully, cardboard moving boxes are easy to reuse and can serve other purposes. Break Down...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
How to Jazz Up Your Backyard
Image by Andy Giraud from Pixabay Your backyard is just as much a part of your property as your kitchen, bedrooms and bathrooms. And yet, you may not spend very much time enjoying the space when all is said and done. If you want to give yourself a reason to get out in the fresh air, you may...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
Tips for Buying Raw Land
Image by Pexels from Pixabay Some of the best real estate investments are raw land purchases. The idea is to buy raw land in an up-and-coming neighborhood, sit on it, and then sell it to a developer who will do anything to get their hands on it. But while this sounds great, there are a few caveats that...
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Posted on 05/26/2021
Another Property Rented - 58 Gard Avenue, Bronxville, NY 10708
Privacy, comfort and convenience are the hallmarks of this charming 3 bedroom 2 1/2 bath Dutch Colonial, which is an easy walk to Bronxville Village and the Metro North station. Renovated granite and stainless kitchen, renovated baths including first floor powder room, Central A/C, enclosed den/porch/sunroom which would be a perfect home office, lovely deck off dining room/kitchen. Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms including the Master with 2 walk-in closets and the Master Bath. The laundry room is smartly located on the second floor. Roof, gutters, gas furnace, hot water heater and many windows are recent. Easy on-street parking is ...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
Make Your Own Home Brew Houseplant Fertilizer
We often use dried eggshells as fertilizer in outdoor gardens. Their extremely high calcium content makes them an excellent way to add extra nutrients to the soil. When properly prepared, eggshells can make for great indoor plant fertilizer as well. Here we’ll go over how to use this common food waste to nourish your houseplants in 5 steps....
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