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New Construction Homes Newburgh NY ~ Do I Get a Warranty? - 05/31/12 06:22 PM
New Construction Homes Newburgh NY ~ Do I Get a Warranty? In the State of New York, All Builders Must Provide Buyers with a New Home Warranty When working with buyers for a new home in Newburgh NY I frequently get asked about a Home Warranty. Most question “if” the builder is giving a warranty, rather than “what does the builder cover”. The expectations are not always there that a warranty even exists. I have actually found that to be a bit surprising. New York State law has taken away a good deal of the concerns as it requires the builders (10 comments)
Just My Photos ~ Do You Hear the Beat of a Different Drum? - 05/30/12 03:08 PM
Do You Hear the Beat of a Different Drum? Wordless Wednesday I Do! Don't You? I believe that the ActiveRain Community Hears the Beat of a Different Drum too. Maybe that is why I feel so at home. It is apparent to me that we are a diverse collective from many different pasts going and growing forward on a path less followed. How exciting that I found this amazing group of people that feel the same!
Janis Borgueta is a real estate agent in Newburgh NY. Her blog is about living, working and Real Estate in The Hudson Valley. If (22 comments)
HMS Bounty Returns to Newburgh NY ~ Pirates On the Hudson River! - 05/30/12 02:27 PM
Swashbuckling in Pirate Bay ~ Newburgh NYAhoy There Matey! Arghhhh..... HMS Bounty at Newburgh Landing 70 Front Street Newburgh NYJune 1st to June 4th The well known Pirate Ship the HMS Bounty returns to Newburgh NY on the Hudson River. The original story took place in 1789 off the shores of Tahiti. Remember the stories of Captain Bligh? This replica ship built in 1960 by Disney, now travels world wide, providing history lessons and entertainment for all ages. Well known for the movie “Mutiny on the Bounty” with Marlon Brando, and more recently “Pirates of the Carribean” with Johnny Depp, the (9 comments)
Rental Homes in Newburgh NY - 05/30/12 12:43 PM
Rent this 4 Bedroom 2.5 Bath Colonial Home in Newburgh NY Available July 1st 7 Tollhouse Court Rental Homes in Newburgh NY (6 comments)
New Construction Homes in Newburgh NY ~ Can I Get a Mortgage? - 05/29/12 04:21 AM
I Want to Buy a New Construction Home in Newburgh NY! Can I Get A Mortgage? I sell a good deal of New Construction Homes in Newburgh NY. Frequently in the pursuit of purchasing a home many first time home buyers shy away from buying a new construction home. Although they may prefer shiny and new the thought turns to affordability and mortgage requirements. The mindset is that qualifying for a new construction loan is out of their reach. It is something that few actually ask their lenders about when getting pre-qualified for a mortgage. The expectation is that a larger (21 comments)
Is Now A Good Time to Buy a Home in Newburgh NY? - 05/28/12 07:06 AM
ANY Point of View Living in the Hudson Valley is a Great Location! The area has so much to offer. Prices are down and value is up. Even new homes in Newburgh NY are at an all time low. Interest rates are at an amazing level not seen in years! So, with that in mind, IS Now a good time to buy a home in Newburgh NY? When asked this question, which does happen often, my answer is....well, that depends. Any major decision in life should be carefully weighed and measured. Not everyone has the same agenda or set of circumstances. Timing is everything, (6 comments)
Looking Your Best on Google Plus - 05/28/12 07:04 AM
As always Craig makes things faster and easier for us on ActiveRain. Want to look pretty on Google? This tip helps to get more readers. One photo of me per blog is more than enough.. I love to be able to show off my photos from the blog posts with a fast and easy way to look better on Google Plus! Via Craig Daniels - Technology Instructor/Project Consultant (located NYC - remote assistance everywhere! :): Once you create a new blog post, what is the next thing you should do? Syndicate! Get the news out there to your feeds such as (4 comments)
Just My Photos~ Radishes Are Plentiful - 05/28/12 04:26 AM
Just My Photos ~ Springtime Brings Lots of RadishesSpeechless Sundays While in NYC this weekend I passed the Farmers Market... Warm weather has the markets with plentiful amounts of radishes a bit early I'm told. Fresh and a bit spicy. A Google search says the greens can be sauted with garlic, and so I included the tasty stems in some stir fry tonight. Enjoying the warm weather and great veggies.. My local CSA is opening this week. I’m excited as it is truly now the beginning of summer! (14 comments)
NFA Solar Car Students Win Competition ~ Newburgh NY - 05/24/12 06:02 PM
Newburgh Free Academy Students Win Solar Car Competition Global Championship Goes to Local High School Team In Newburgh NY This April students from NFA went to Houston Texas to compete in the 2012 Shell EcoMarathon Competition. The Students’ Cars out distanced and produced more Solar Energy Than Any Other Team. Competition was among some of the best Universities in the country including Purdue, Louisiana Tech and MIT, and also teams from South and Central America. Newburgh's team from NFA worked hard and long hours to make it happen, but they did it! Their advisor, Chris Eachus, the AP Physics teacher at NFA. (7 comments)
Do Realtors Work On Memorial Day in Newburgh NY? - 05/24/12 06:31 AM
~ It’s Memorial Day ~ "Can I See Homes for Sale in Newburgh NY This Weekend?"Why Not? Pick up the Phone and Call Me! Homes for Sale in Newburgh NY can be seen this weekend. On Memorial Day many people are having BBQ and backyard family gatherings. That does not mean that all Realtors are unavailable for the entire weekend. A good number of Realtors have been known to take a day off but many still work. The difficulty with a showing is getting into a home that is occupied as they may be having guests. Just give a call to (12 comments)
Orange County NY has some contrasting landscape, and scenery. One minute you are in the Historic District of Newburgh, and the next you are in the rural meadows and countryside. The Borden Farm that made the original Elsie the Cow famous began in Orange County NY. Driving just five to ten minutes out of town from most anywhere brings you out of the city and onto a farm. Who doesn't love a a cow? (15 comments)
4 Bedroom Colonial Home for Sale ~ Newburgh NY - 05/23/12 11:40 AM
Are You Thinking of Living in the Hudson Valley? ~ A Beautiful Home for Sale & A Close Commute to NYC … Just 60 Miles north of New York City makes this home an easy commute. The location is perfect for taking Metro North from Beacon, or getting on the thruway or I84. When making the move to the suburbs it is important to find that special home that is close to work, but still has all the features that you want. Newburgh NY is that location! 7 Tollhouse Court Newburgh NY This beautiful colonial home is a (6 comments)
New York was the First State to Offically Recognize the Holiday In 1873 Memorial Day Parade in Newburgh NY will be held 10am Monday, May 28th 2012 Memorial Day was first observed May 30th 1868. The observance began with flowers being placed on the graves of the soldiers of the Union and Confederate soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery. Over the years a Memorial Day Parade has become a tradition to honor those that have given their lives for their country. The Parade begins at 10am, starting at West Street and Broadway, marching East (10 comments)
Just My Photos ~ Quiet Prairie Dogs? No Way! - 05/20/12 04:33 AM
Speechless Sundays Quiet Little Prairie Dogs... NOT! I was visiting my daughter Allison in Boulder, Colorado about a week ago. She promised me that we could go look for the cute little praire dogs that live around the area, as I had never seen one before. We set out one morning hopeful for a prairie dog sighting!! I was not disappointed. These little furry things run quickly and are really quite small. QUIET?? No way! The make quite a bit of noise.... they certainly were not speechless! (18 comments)
Just Listed ~ Commercial Building in the Heart of Washingtonville NY - 05/18/12 09:25 PM
Commercial Building in Washingtonville NY 9 West Main Street Washingtonville NYGreat Investment Property in the Heart of Town. Three offices and one upstairs apartment. Commercial Building in the Heart of Washingtonville Janis Borgueta is a real estate agent in Newburgh NY. Her blog is about living, working and real estate in The Hudson Valley. If you would like more information about Real Estate in Orange County NY and Living in the Hudson Valley, please subscribe to this blog. Looking for Investment Properties? Look no further ~ Search the MLS for Properties Here. (9 comments)
Balmville Estates ~ A 7 lot subdivision located just 60 miles north of NYC is a close commute to just about everything. Imagine your dream home in an established community in the Hamlet of Balmville. The MODEL home to be viewed is already under contract. The builders are bragging a little as the finished home looks so pretty. We thought it would be okay to show it off before the new owners move in. View the Model This Sunday May 20th 1 (4 comments)
~ FACEBOOK IPO LIVE TODAY ~ A Whole New Meaning to Facebook Friday!! A major financial windfall for those directly involved with Facebook that could be quite spectacular. CaChing CaChing!!! Talk on the street is that this IPO (Initial Public Offering) is just the beginning. If it was the end game, Mark Zuckerberg, would most likely have sold his company, and just moved on. At twenty eight years old there could be so many things he could have done......especially with a few billion dollars in his back pocket. It has been said that Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg and his team (2 comments)
Congratulations Graduates of Pace University Class of 2012 - 05/18/12 05:52 AM
Pace University Graduation Ceremony Held at ~ Radio City Music Hall ~ New York City On May 16th the Class of 2012 of Pace University opened the doors from Radio City Music Hall and poured from the building with their diplomas in hand. I thought to myself, how thrilling to have the graduation ceremony at such a famous landmark. The festivities flowed into the streets of New York City. Anyone in the wake was caught up in the excitement. Just passing by I couldn’t help but notice the graduates all looking relieved and hopeful in their caps and gowns. On to new adventures (10 comments)
Colonial Home Montgomery NY ~ Major Price Reduction - 05/16/12 08:35 PM
Are YOU Looking for a Brand New Construction Home?We just lowered the price on this beautiful 3 Bedroom 2.5 Bath Colonial home at Riverview Estates in Montgomery NY. Nestled in these rolling meadows is a charming and quiet subdivision of homes. This charming cul de sac includes 16 lots when completed and is waiting for you to join the community. Energy Star rated to save you money, along with hardwood floors, stainless appliances, and granite counters to name a few features. An easy commute location is part of the value. Call for your own private tour. Current pricing is now (12 comments)
Balmville Estates Newburgh NY is a 7 lot subdivision located just 60 miles north of NYC is a close commute to just about everything. Imagine your dream home in an established community in the Town of Newburgh NY. This MODEL home available for showing is already under contract. We are starting more homes and just wanted to show off this beautiful home before the new owners move in.
Enjoy a spacious bilevel home like this, a ranch or colonial home. If these plans (12 comments)
Mount St Mary College ~ Artists on Campus ~ Newburgh NY - 05/14/12 03:26 AM
hosted by... Mount St Mary College Newburgh NY 37th Annual Artists on Campus: Fine Arts Show and SaleSunday, May 20th, 2012~ Artists On Campus ~Join in the fun and visit the beautiful Mount St Mary College Campus. Each year art is displayed for exhibit and sales by local artists living in the Hudson Valley from 1pm to 4pm.This event is also in conjunction with “ A Taste of Greater Newburgh” Mouthwatering Tastings featuring local restaurants plus Live Jazz Tickets Available for $30.00 per person 12:30 to 2:30pm Two events one location... See you this weekend! (14 comments)
Just My Photos ~ Happy Mother's Day - 05/13/12 04:27 AM
Just My Photos ~ Happy Mother's Day Speechless Sundays Last weekend I spent in Boulder, Colorado with my daughter Allie. It was an early "Mother’s Day's" weekend, doing all sorts of fun things together. The flowers were blooming and this rose was just beginning to open up. I guess if I was out there this weekend instead I would have missed the beautiful buds just starting to open. It is all in the timing when taking photos. Time with my daughter doesn't need a "holiday" to declare it special...as my Mother's Day came early this year. (14 comments)
Pinterest ~ Property Pinner & A Chance to Win a Kindle Fire - 05/12/12 04:56 AM
Are You Using Pinterest for Real Estate Listings? Maybe You Want to Win a Kindle Fire? Today I stumbled Upon a new Pinterest Marketing Tool It’s Called Property Pinner and it is super easy to use. In two minutes I had my property pinned to my board with links, a bit of info with added exposure for my listing, and not over the top. All good stuff! Check it out and see what you think.
Since this service is new, as a promotional endeavor, this weekend is a contest to win a KindleFire! So check it out on (13 comments)
Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile Page ~ Do You Know How? - 05/11/12 04:18 AM
How to Optimize your LinkedIn Profile Page Fix the Links to YOUR Websites Last month I asked the question.... “Do You Know How to Optimize Your URL on LinkedIn?" Easy, and many of us got it done! While I was cleaning up my own URL and working on my profile page, I found a few other tips I was missing on some simple details. I knew that if I was that many others would be too. I thought i would share in the potential Google Juice. Since Google, even with all of its constant changes, still likes LinkedIn, it is (73 comments)
but Cooking Dinner for MOm is Special!! especially if you clean up after!
Flowers can be just perfect… Who doesn’t love flowers? All Great Ideas... but.. Why not CELELBRATE Mom by finding her a Brand New HOME in Newburgh NY! What an amazing gift for Mom, and the entire family. A home is where families gather and spend precious time together creating memories. A Mom makes the magic of taking a house and turning it into a HOME! A Home can (10 comments)
Just My Photos ~ A Quick Question?? - 05/09/12 05:11 AM
Just My Photos ~ A Quick Question?? Wordless Wednesday On a recent trip to the Denver Zoo I found this beautiful creature looking right at me. Or at least it seemed that way. It was as if he wanted to ask me something. This giraffe, with his long neck and rather pensive eyes, seemed to be gazing my way. Our eyes met briefly and then in a flash he was back to nibbling on the leaves of the trees. No Questions today... (17 comments)
Tips to Sell Your Newburgh NY Home Fast! - 05/07/12 03:14 PM
Are You Getting Ready to Sell Your Newburgh NY Home? Tips to Sell Your Newburgh NY Home Fast! Begin Outside the Home and Think Curb Appeal How does your home compare to others in the area? Take a photo of the front of your home and then ask yourself if it compares to other homes on the market, and on your street. What do you see as you approach the front porch? Does the home look tired and in need of repairs? Chances are if you are questioning it, the buyers will too. Landscaping ~ Are the bushes and lawn neat (13 comments)
This Beautiful home in the Town of New Windsor NY with Cornwall Schools is officially under contract. Located in the prestigious Forest Glen Subdivision this 4 bedroom 2.5 bath home was sure to sell quickly. Priced just right, my buyers can see the value in this home with all the features that were on their wish list. Enter into this two story colonial and you immediately see just what they fell in love with. Cathedral ceilings for (6 comments)
Getting from one place to another can be an adventure. Living in the Hudson Valley I am only 60 miles north of New York City … the Big Apple! Nothing compares! Living close by, allows me free time to play. A warm day to just tour around and take some photos makes me smile. And when exhausted from the day, and my feet get tired ... TAXI!!! (11 comments)
Another New Home is SOLD in the Hudson Valley - 05/02/12 03:33 PM
Another New Home is SOLD in the Hudson Valley We Made it to The Finish Line! New Homes are Selling in the Hudson Valley. It was a long shot from the beginning of this deal with some very complicated issues. I was really not sure just how it would play out. Right up until the last minute, it could have gone either way. The closing was sweet and everyone involved is super happy about it. Today the celebration begins! Congratulations to the new home owners I wish you well in your brand new home!
All real estate transactions have their nuances in the (6 comments)
Osage Lane is a seven lot subdivision of new homes in Newburgh NY. Nestled in the Hamlet of Balmville, is a quiet cul de sac of homes. This well established neighborhood boasts town water and natural gas, and is close to just about everything. Approximately 2 miles to the Newburgh Beacon Bridge, makes this home an easy location for commuters living in the Hudson Valley. Location attracted many potential buyers to visit the Osage Lane construction site. One home is already under contract, (11 comments)
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