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Historic Ethol House For Sale - Poughkeepsie, NY - 02/27/09 05:26 PM
CIRCA 1903 CRAFTSMAN STYLE COLONIAL DESIGNED BY FAMED ARCHITECT ANDRE REID. KNOWN AS THE ETHOL HOUSE ON THE NATIONAL HISTORIC REGISTRY AND HAS BEEN DESCRIBED AS THE MOST SIGNIFICANT & SOPHISTICATED RESIDENCES OF IT'S PERIOD. MADE OF HUDSON VALLEY STONE. BOASTS HARDWOOD & SLATE TILE FLOORING. NEW KITCHEN FEATURES MAPLE CABINETS, NATURAL SLATE FLOORING, GRANITE COUNTERS & STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES. CONVENIENT 2ND FLOOR LAUNDRY. ATTACHED GUEST QUARTERS OR POSSIBLE IN-LAW APARTMENT. TWO CAR GARAGE W/CIRCULAR DRIVE & A GENEROUS .67 ACRE CITY LOT. ENJOY COUNTRY ESTATE LIVING ON THE CITY'S CONVENIENT SOUTHSIDE. WALKING DISTANCE TO VASSAR COLLEGE, PARKS. FIVE/TEN MINUTE DRIVE TO AMTRAK & METRO NORTH COMMUTER (7 comments)
Walkway Over The Hudson - 02/26/09 08:56 AM
It was the longest bridge in the world when it opened in 1888, and it will be the longest pedestrian bridge in the world when it reopens in October 2009. A fire destroyed the railroad portion of the bridge in 1974. After 34 years of dormancy, the Poughkeepsie-Highland Railroad bridge is undergoing a makeover. Local officials and business owners hope it will bring millions of tourist dollars to Dutchess and Ulster counties each year. Click on the links below for more information. http://www.walkway.org/index.ph http://www.amazon.com/Bridging-Hudson-Poughkeepsie-Railroad-Connecting/dp/1930098251
What IF??? ....Will This House Fit Your Future Needs? - 02/24/09 10:20 AM
I am not a clairvoyant, but I tend to look into the future when I am working for home buyers, especially first time buyers. People tend to get so caught up in the excitement of buying a home that they sometimes forget about practicality. I hate to be a killjoy. But, I have a tendency of reeling buyers back to reality. My job is to help my buyer clients make smart investments and I take this part of my job very seriously. Being that many of my clients have become repeat customers, I find that it's better to point out the good and bad of each (32 comments)
Dutchess County's St Patrick's Day Parade 2009 - 02/21/09 12:15 AM
Irish eyes are smiling on the Hudson Valley. On Saturday, March 7th at 1 p.m. the county's 14th annual St. Patrick's Day parade will wind its way through Wappingers Falls, starting on Route 9D at St. Mary's Church and ending in the Town Square. This parade is for all of Dutchess County to enjoy. The parade will be held regardless of weather. There will be bagpipe bands, floats, fire trucks, and classic cars. Area restaurants offer traditional Irish food with more music and fun for everyone. St. Patrick's Day Parade, Wappingers Falls. 845-297-0800, www.DCSPPC.org
He's Just Not That Into You ....And, I'm Just Not That Into Blogging Lately - 02/12/09 12:02 PM
"I had this guy leave me a voice mail at work, and so I called him at home, and he emailed me to my BlackBerry, and so I texted to his cell, ...and now you just have to go around checking all these different portals just to get rejected by seven different technologies. It's exhausting." This is a line from the new movie He's Just Not That Into You. I haven't seen the movie yet, but as I watched the trailer with Drew Barrymore's character making the above statement, I just had to chuckle. I couldn't help comparing the online dating game to online lead generation (17 comments)
If You Price It Right They Will Come - 02/06/09 09:40 PM
I recently listed a home which had been on the market last year. The previous listing expired about 6 months ago with another agent The house had been over priced and I made this clear to the sellers. Based on a recent appraisal which the sellers paid for prior to consulting with me, they already knew the house had not been priced right the last time. My market analysis was right on the money - and in-line with the appraiser. I found this out after I did my work. There was no second guessing. And, thank goodness for that appraisal. It made my (75 comments)
Realtors Can Lead The Way For Buyers In More Ways Than One - 02/04/09 07:34 AM
It's becoming all to common. I pulled up at a listing this weekend to find the driveway had a layer of snow and ice. It's that time of year - winter in NY. And, there are more vacant homes sitting on the market this year than ever before. Perhaps I should keep a shovel in my car for these unexpected moments. So, what's an agent without a shovel to do? I trudged through the snow first, leaving footprints for them to step in and I was not wearing boots because the rest of the world was plowed and shoveled when I left home that morning. I had (9 comments)
New Listing - Pleasant Valley, NY - 02/02/09 01:12 AM
ENJOY COUNTRY LIVING IN A NEIGHBORHOOD SETTING. THIS COLONIAL HOME IS SITUATED ON A 1.43 ACRE CUL-DE-SAC LOT. FEATURES 4 BEDROOMS, 2 1/2 BATHS. VERY FUNCTIONAL FLOOR-PLAN. NO COSTLY UPDATES NEEDED. BEAUTIFULLY LANDSCAPED. WALK-OUT BASEMENT READY TO BE FINISHED. DECK W/HOT TUB OVERLOOKS LARGE LEVEL BACKYARD. GREAT NEIGHBORHOOD OF CONFORMING HOMES. READY FOR IMMEDIATE OCCUPANCY - CLOSE BY 3/31 & TAKE ADVANTAGE OF $7500 1ST TIME BUYER TAX CREDIT. . Carol Culkin Cell (845) 430-6543 (3 comments)
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