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Another Property Sold - 217 Donlin Drive, Salina, NY 13088
Posted on 03/28/2020
Another Property Sold - 217 Donlin Drive, Salina, NY 13088
If you're looking for a home that's all buttoned up and ready to go, you’ve found it! This home is perfectly arranged and no comfortable detail has been overlooked. Equipped w/2 gas FP w/remote temp control & timer and enjoy electric FP in master bedroom! Great for entertaining w/wetbars inside & out and features a filtered cold water pot filler faucet! Nestled in a quiet neighborhood, conveniently located to schools, shopping and major highways! There are 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, sliders to deck & patio areas, newer roof, open floor plan, hardwoods, heated radiant floor on 1st level, upgraded electrical, cascading water wall, the...
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Video Tour  - 7737 State Route 3, Richland, NY 13142
Posted on 03/23/2020
Video Tour - 7737 State Route 3, Richland, NY 13142
Wonderful 4 Bedroom 2 Full Bath Located on 2.6 Acre Lot. Open Lot that can be used as office or 5th bedroom area. Large Bright Kitchen has Abundant storage and Counter Space that overlooks Spacious Fenced in Yard and Koi Pond. Walk from Kitchen out the side door into a Large screened in Porch. Out the Backdoor lead to Detached 2 Car Garage with Workshop that has heat and Electricity. The 2 Acre lot attached can used for your wildest Dreams. Pole Barn, Another Home, Sell it, Keep it, Its up to you! Just minutes from Lake Ontario and Sandy Pond. 45 minutes from Syracuse. This home is a MUST SEE! MORE PICTURE TO COME AFTER HOME...
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7737 State Route 3, Richland, NY 13142 is now new to the market!
Posted on 03/23/2020
7737 State Route 3, Richland, NY 13142 is now new to the market!
Wonderful 4 Bedroom 2 Full Bath Located on 2.6 Acre Lot. Open Lot that can be used as office or 5th bedroom area. Large Bright Kitchen has Abundant storage and Counter Space that overlooks Spacious Fenced in Yard and Koi Pond. Walk from Kitchen out the side door into a Large screened in Porch. Out the Backdoor lead to Detached 2 Car Garage with Workshop that has heat and Electricity. The 2 Acre lot attached can used for your wildest Dreams. Pole Barn, Another Home, Sell it, Keep it, Its up to you! Just minutes from Lake Ontario and Sandy Pond. 45 minutes from Syracuse. This home is a MUST SEE! MORE PICTURE TO COME AFTER HOME...
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Selling This Home, Buying That One: Tips for Handling Financial Overlaps
Posted on 03/22/2020
Selling This Home, Buying That One: Tips for Handling Financial Overlaps
Post Image by StartupStockPhotos from Pixabay Unless you're a first-time home shopper, you'll need to acquire your next home while selling your current home. How do buyers finesse this? When buyers are competing with each other for a tight inventory of available homes, the ones who are ready to come to the table fastest, not the ones with contingencies,...
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Review Your Homebuying Options
Posted on 03/15/2020
Review Your Homebuying Options
For those who want to buy a house, it helps to consider your options closely. That way, you can make an informed home purchase. Now, let's take a look at three factors to consider as you prepare to conduct a home search: 1. The Local Housing Market Assess the local housing market before you dive headfirst into a home...
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Neighbors: How to be Neighborly When Selling Your Home
Posted on 03/08/2020
Neighbors: How to be Neighborly When Selling Your Home
Photo by Bilanol via Shutterstock You’ve heard all the sayings: “Location, location, location,” and the line in Robert Frost’s poem, “Good fences make good neighbors.” You’ve even made Abraham Lincoln’s saying your motto, “Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can.” Yet here you are, trying to sell our home, and the neighbors simply are not...
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Simple Ways to Update a Countertop
Posted on 03/01/2020
Simple Ways to Update a Countertop
Photo by Zachary Nelson on Unsplash When a style is hot, it's hot. You'll start seeing a particular medium, color or pattern everywhere. But once that hype fizzles, you're often faced with a countertop that seems dated and even loud. Unfortunately, replacing a counter isn't as affordable as getting a new hairstyle. You're stuck with it for a...
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Common House Selling Questions and How to Address Them
Posted on 02/23/2020
Common House Selling Questions and How to Address Them
For those who want to sell a house, it helps to plan ahead as much as possible. By doing so, you can identify potential home selling hurdles and address such problems. To better understand how to prepare for the house selling journey, let's take a look at three questions that every home seller needs to consider before listing a...
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What Details Should be Part of a Real Estate Contract?
Posted on 02/16/2020
What Details Should be Part of a Real Estate Contract?
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay When you make an offer on a home, your real estate agent will create a real estate contract, also known as a purchase agreement. Before you sign this, you should make sure you understand it. This is a legally binding agreement, and you need to be certain you’ve made the right choice....
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Slaying the Home Improvement Myths
Posted on 02/09/2020
Slaying the Home Improvement Myths
Photo by Rades via Shutterstock Not everything you’ve heard over the years about home improvements actually “improves” your return on investment. In fact, there are some myths that continue to crop up that surprise homeowners when they price their homes to sell them on the market. Learning the difference between a change you make for your family to...
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5 Ways to Improve Your Home's Curb Appeal
Posted on 02/02/2020
5 Ways to Improve Your Home's Curb Appeal
Image by Pexels from Pixabay You’re getting ready to put your house on the market and scurrying to make everything look perfect for potential buyers. While it’s important to focus on readying your home’s interior for viewing, remember not to neglect your exterior. According to some estimates, 81% of real estate agents believe curb appeal is one of...
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What is an REIT?
Posted on 01/26/2020
What is an REIT?
Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay A Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) is a specialty corporate entity that owns and operates real estate to generate a profit. Several types exist. An Equity REIT typically generates income by leasing and managing income-producing property. The type of property makes no difference -- commercial, multi-family residential, retail, office, industrial, or a mix...
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