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Posted on 05/31/2020
7737 State Route 3, Richland, NY 13142 now has a new price of $159,000!
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...
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Posted on 05/31/2020
Garden Allergies and How to Manage Them
If you have asthma or any allergies, the kind of flowers, plants, or trees that you plant in your garden must be considered seriously. You need to find out a plant that is allergy friendly, that doesn't allow broad exposure of pollen. Plants release pollen into the air during different seasons, which can trigger your allergies. The best...
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Posted on 05/24/2020
Jumbo Loans: How Conforming Loan Limit Increase Affects the Jumbo Market
Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay If you bought a house that was over $484,350 prior to 2020, you had to get a jumbo loan, which is a non-conforming loan. The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) increased the limit on conforming loans to $510,400 in most areas. The FHFA also increased the loan limit to $765,600 in some...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
Safeguard Valuables While Showing your Home
Image by Pexels from Pixabay When you list your home for sale, you will have people you don't know exploring the property -- and while real estate agents will supervise them, you will still have extra foot traffic in your home. You can work with your listing agent to ensure that visiting buyers are properly vetted (new listings...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
Tips for Improving Indoor Air Quality
Image by Projekt_Kaffeebart from Pixabay Your indoor air quality can have a significant impact on your health and well-being. Allergens, air pollutants, and other particles can accumulate in your home and lead to certain health issues, such as respiratory symptoms. Maintaining good indoor air quality is an important part of making sure that your luxury home provides you...
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Posted on 05/07/2020
Video Tour - 609 Plymouth Avenue, Salina, NY 13211
Charming Cape Cod with Large Back yard. Beautiful Kitchen, Dining & Family Room with all appliances staying. Many recent updates include new hardwood floors, kitchen appliances, electrical box, driveway, roof and so much more!! This home is well kept and just waiting for you to make it you home. Backyard is large and spacious and nice patio and have those great BBQ parties. Located close to Major shopping areas and...
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Posted on 05/07/2020
609 Plymouth Avenue, Salina, NY 13211 is now new to the market!
Charming Cape Cod with Large Back yard. Beautiful Kitchen, Dining & Family Room with all appliances staying. Many recent updates include new hardwood floors, kitchen appliances, electrical box, driveway, roof and so much more!! This home is well kept and just waiting for you to make it you home. Backyard is large and spacious and nice patio and have those great BBQ parties. Located close to Major shopping areas and...
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Posted on 05/06/2020
Video Tour - 2 Glenburn Road, Clay, NY 13090
Great home with 5 Bedroom 2.5 Bath in a Neighborhood that is located close to major Shopping areas and Highways. Roof is 8-10 years old, Furnace & Air Conditioning 3 years old. Come and make this home the place of your dreams. Give it your personal touch with some sweat and tears and have a beautiful home for a great...
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Posted on 05/06/2020
2 Glenburn Road, Clay, NY 13090 is now new to the market!
Great home with 5 Bedroom 2.5 Bath in a Neighborhood that is located close to major Shopping areas and Highways. Roof is 8-10 years old, Furnace & Air Conditioning 3 years old. Come and make this home the place of your dreams. Give it your personal touch with some sweat and tears and have a beautiful home for a great...
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Posted on 05/04/2020
7737 State Route 3, Richland, NY 13142 now has a new price of $164,500!
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...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
How to Forever Change Your Home's Lighting for the Better
Photo by James DeMers via Pixabay In most homes, the base lighting is drab and dull, often doing little to light up your life. Thankfully, it is quite easy to transform the lighting in your home and create the perfect atmosphere for your everyday activities. All you have to do is follow these four tips and watch as...
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Posted on 04/26/2020
Prepare to Sell: Landscaping Tips
Post Image by Jo Ann Snover from Shutterstock There are many ways you can make your house attractive to prospective buyers. Curb appeal goes a long way when it comes to first impressions. Your yard is one indication of the amount of time you’ve spent caring for your property in general. Buyers are undoubtedly attracted to homes that have...
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