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My Favorite Dog – Friendly Parks in Staten Island

When you're looking for the perfect home, it's not impossible to find everything you want in one place. If furry four-legged friends are part of your family, Staten Island is a great place to be because most of the homes have a front or backyard. For everyone else,...

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Will Your House Haunt You?

There's a lot more to buying a home than falling in love with how a home looks. It takes a lot of legal research to make sure you're making a purchase that won’t come back and bite you. That legal research is generally in the form of a title search, researching the...

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New York Real Estate Forecast for 2020

The New York real estate market is dynamic, expensive, and will give any investor a pause.  The market as a whole has seen impressive year-over-year growth in the past years. But then, will the New York real estate market continue on this path into the New Year? Does...

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Pizza, Halal and Real Estate in Brooklyn

Real estate markets across the country are experiencing a downturn, but the impressive rate of appreciation in Brooklyn remains strong and, therefore, a safe bet for investors. In New York City, for instance, the market in 2019 is at its lowest price point since 2014, and inventory in NYC has increased by 11.8% within the past year.

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Travis Neighborhood in Staten Island

My wife and I were recently shopping for our first home on Staten Island. I have my roots in South Beach while Rebecca has hers in Annadale. Aside from those areas, I’ve always liked Westerleigh and Rebecca has always liked Travis.

The idea of Travis sounded great and I began to think, “Wouldn’t it be nice to cut down the time to commute to work in half?”

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The Best Apps to Help Streamline Your Home Renovations

Home renovations can be exhausting, expensive and stressful. In this article, I’ll walk you through some tips that will help streamline your plans and give you a sense of direction.

Don’t know where to start? Need a fresh coat of paint without running out to gather samples? These apps will get you started.

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Summer Real Estate Trends in Staten Island

The real estate market in Staten Island to date has been an interesting one, with record low-interest rates meaning that closings are occurring when the right mix of motivated sellers along with buyers—with realistic price expectations—meet, but not at the same pace as this time period in 2018. As a side note, most deals that go into contract eventually close. More on that here.

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