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Ready Move to a Larger Home?
Posted on 01/19/2020
Ready Move to a Larger Home?
Image by Konstantin L from Shutterstock After living in a small apartment or crowded house, you might be dreaming of having more space, a bigger closet, or just one more bathroom to ease the clutter and closeness. When is a larger home the answer? Before making the leap to more square footage, consider all the factors that fill...
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Add a Windbreak to Your Terrace
Posted on 01/12/2020
Add a Windbreak to Your Terrace
Image by AlexandreZveiger from Shutterstock If you like the outdoors, spending time on the terrace or balcony at your home is a great way to enjoy the fresh air and spend time with family and friends. But sometimes windy weather or lack of privacy can create a challenge. Consider installing a windbreak to make your outdoor space more...
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Another Property Sold - 5 Dowie Dale Beach, Mexico, NY 13114
Posted on 01/11/2020
Another Property Sold - 5 Dowie Dale Beach, Mexico, NY 13114
Cute and Unique Waterfront Seasonal Home. What you get is not just 1 but 2 lots and homes. The home on the waterfront has 2 bedrooms 1 bath and has wood burning heat. Beautiful view of Lake Ontario and has had NO water damage to home from Lake. Almost all furnishing stay with home. 2nd lot has a home on it 3 Dowie Dale, 1 bedroom and 1 bath, 600 sq feet. It has been used as storage only for 9 years. It can be updated as 2nd camp, made into a garage, kept the way it is or torn down, its up to you. Deeded rights to right away that is right next to you. Also 1000 feet away is boat...
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Location over Size when Searching for a Home?
Posted on 01/05/2020
Location over Size when Searching for a Home?
Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay When it comes to selecting a home, every situation is a little different. Do you purchase a house because of its size or is the location more important? Both factors play a crucial role in determining your choice, but the unique details in your life can help you decide which is more...
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Begin a Successful Home Selling Journey
Posted on 12/29/2019
Begin a Successful Home Selling Journey
Ready to start a successful home selling journey? To achieve your house selling goals, you'll want to prepare as much as possible. Lucky for you, we're here to teach you about the home selling journey so you can enjoy an unforgettable property selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you kick off a successful...
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Execute a House Selling Plan
Posted on 12/22/2019
Execute a House Selling Plan
If you intend to sell your home, you should develop a plan. That way, you can identify any potential home selling hurdles and take steps to address such issues before they escalate. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you execute a house selling plan to perfection. 1. Establish a Timeline You know you want to...
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Mortgages for the Self-Employed
Posted on 12/15/2019
Mortgages for the Self-Employed
Photo by Free-Photos via Pixabay When you’re self-employed, it’s difficult to decide whether you are ready to buy a house. After all, your income might come in spurts instead of having a regular check every week or two. Being prepared for the mortgage process increases the chance that your application will be approved. Self-employed people have more hurdles...
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Considerations for Moving to an HOA Community
Posted on 12/08/2019
Considerations for Moving to an HOA Community
Image by rawmn from Shutterstock People have different notions about living in an HOA community. As much as there is a bright side to living in such an environment, you also need to consider the potential disadvantages. Some HOAs have an organized and well-maintained neighborhood, while others may have lackluster management and community issues. Before you make your...
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Another Property Sold - 4156 Tommys Trail, Clay, NY 13090
Posted on 12/06/2019
Another Property Sold - 4156 Tommys Trail, Clay, NY 13090
LOOK NO FURTHER! THIS TOWNHOME IS JUST PERFECT, 3 BEDROOM 2 FULL BATH WITH ALL APPLIANCE STAYING. TASTEFULLY PAINTED AND DECORATED. LARGE OPEN LIVING ROOM AND BEDROOM AMBLE IN SIZE. BEAUITFUL PEACEFUL BACKYARD THAT BOASTS DECK, PATIO & FIREPIT. LOCATED MINUTES FROM MAJOR SHOPPING, HIGHWAYS, DOWNTOWN SYRACUSE AND ONONDAGA PARKWAY. GET READY TO FALL IN...
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Another Property Sold - 8333 White Cedar Circle, Clay, NY 13090
Posted on 12/05/2019
Another Property Sold - 8333 White Cedar Circle, Clay, NY 13090
New Comfort Windows 2015, Carpet Second Floor 2015, New LVT Flooring First Floor 2018, Deck 2018, Kitchen Cabinets 2017, Quartz Countertops Kitchen 2017, Central Air, 2015, Freshly Painted Inside.... Nothing to Do In This 4 Bedroom 2 1/2 Bath Colonial But Move In And...
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Another Property Sold - 7727 Lemontree Lane, Clay, NY 13090
Posted on 12/01/2019
Another Property Sold - 7727 Lemontree Lane, Clay, NY 13090
MOTIVATED SELLERS! LOVED, WELL KEPT SPACIOUS FAMILY HOME, QUIET STREET. 4 BEDROOMS, 2.5 BATHS! SUNROOM WITH BRAND NEW UPDATED FLOORS! LARGE 2 CAR GARAGE, MASTER BEDROOM W/ BATH ATTACHED! A MUST...
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Selling? Reason to Get a Pre-Inspection
Posted on 12/01/2019
Selling? Reason to Get a Pre-Inspection
Most buyers understand the importance of getting a home inspection before purchasing a property. But did you know that some sellers are also opting to invest in a pre-inspection? These savvy homeowners realize that a pre-inspection can be a very helpful tool when it comes time to market their houses. If you're thinking about putting your property on...
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