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By Jill Sackler, Long Island's South Shore Real Estate Agent
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. "Said and Done!")
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 Buyers tend to come to Merrick as young, married couples and stay a lifetime! They put down roots, start a family and become a vital part of the community. When their children grow up, they may leave temporarily to attend school and pursue job opportunities but, more often than not,  once they  ...
By Jill Sackler, Long Island's South Shore Real Estate Agent
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. "Said and Done!")
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As a real estate agent, I often anticipate a buyer's request to limit the home search to those properties found within the boundaries of the #1 school district. Naturally, as I'm lining up houses to show, I respect that wish.      Even with heresy at risk, I can't help but wonder why that obsessi...
By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Call 631-805-4400 (c), Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
(Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
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A referral from Dagny Eason of Wilton CT led to another Nassau County Home Sold by Lawrence & Sheila Agranoff.  The couple she referred to us wanted a nice area with easy access to The Long Island Railroad commute into New York City. Merrick Long Island was a great choice. The house we found for ...
By Jill Sackler, Long Island's South Shore Real Estate Agent
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. "Said and Done!")
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A home inspector is there to help to you learn about the property that is under consideration. The inspection may reveal flaws that weren't readily visible when you were first touring the home. After an inspection, a re-negotiation may be in order. However, the same carpet stain that was there on...
By Jill Sackler, Long Island's South Shore Real Estate Agent
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. "Said and Done!")
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In addition to the popular "Do Not Call" program, we can now add "Do Not Knock."   This recent Newsday article explains it fully.   My initial reaction is disappointment that it doesn't pertain to everyone.  If anti-disturbance rules are going to exist, they should exist across the board.Non-prof...
By Richard and Beth Witt, Broker/Owner RE/MAX Wittney Estates Long Island NY
(RE/MAX Wittney Estates 516-795-6900 www.longislandrealestatesearch.com)
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"Love It" Merrick New York - Newly Listed 4 Bedroom Cape Click Here To View This "Love It" Cape In Detail Click Here To View Homes Currently Available For Sale In Merrick Under $400,000.00       If you have any questions about this property you will want to contact Mark Cohen  the manager of RE/...
By Jill Sackler, Long Island's South Shore Real Estate Agent
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. "Said and Done!")
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Opportunity Knocks for Young Buyers   People in need of real estate information or contacts start their search with ActiveRain. I received notification of an email from Zillow's PR dept. They were filming a clip for ABC World News about young buyers and what the currently reduced mortgage rates w...
By Jill Sackler, Long Island's South Shore Real Estate Agent
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. "Said and Done!")
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The name of the real estate game is to Get In and Get Out of the market as quickly as you can. When a topic is summarized this well, there just isn't any need to rewrite it. Just in time for the upcoming Spring selling season, solid, relevant advice to all home sellers who would be wise to heed t...
By Jill Sackler, Long Island's South Shore Real Estate Agent
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. "Said and Done!")
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I've got 99 problems but the listing agent ain't one   Inspired by Jeff Dowler's CRS  Are You on the “List of Agents I Want to do Business With?” Fact of life:  Sometimes you cringe when you see the name of a listing agent by a property you think your clients will like.  Because you know, a trans...
By Jill Sackler, Long Island's South Shore Real Estate Agent
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. "Said and Done!")
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  At the Eleventh Hour   While revelers everywhere prepared to celebrate the New Year, I happily sat around a closing table with other key players, patiently awaiting wire confirmation that signaled the end of the transaction. A complicated short sale, many months in the making, and frequently th...
By Jill Sackler, Long Island's South Shore Real Estate Agent
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. "Said and Done!")
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Great Menorah Car Parade & Menorah Lighting of Merrick, NY   An annual tradition brought to you by the Chabad of Merrick-Bellmore-Wantagh - Together in the rain, over 40 cars spread the light of Chanukah through the streets of Merrick & Bellmore, and then joined together for a special celebration...
By Jill Sackler, Long Island's South Shore Real Estate Agent
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. "Said and Done!")
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Shine the Light   On days like this one, while NY is awaiting yet another Nor'easter to pass through our fine city, gray, blustery and wet is all you can expect to see outside.      Perhaps, you have an appointment to take home photos. If rescheduling is an option, that's definitely the way to go...
By Richard and Beth Witt, Broker/Owner RE/MAX Wittney Estates Long Island NY
(RE/MAX Wittney Estates 516-795-6900 www.longislandrealestatesearch.com)
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  Merrick Woods 5 Bedroom Ranger Ranch House Newly Price Adjusted   Open House October 19th - 1:00PM - 3:00PM   Click Here to view current inventory of similar homes for sale in Merrick   Listing Details Home For Sale In Merrick Woods 26 Helene., Merrick,  NY 11758 ML#2684599 Price Just Reduced ...
By Richard and Beth Witt, Broker/Owner RE/MAX Wittney Estates Long Island NY
(RE/MAX Wittney Estates 516-795-6900 www.longislandrealestatesearch.com)
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Totally Updated Colonial - Merrick, NY Goes Under Contract RE/MAX Wittney Estates  View Similar Homes Currently Available for Sale In Merrick    Listing Details 1310 Whittier Ave.,Merrick,  NY 11566 Built 1962 Price - $499,000 MLS number 2608301 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 1 Full 1 Half Garage - Yes Ba...
By Jill Sackler, Long Island's South Shore Real Estate Agent
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. "Said and Done!")
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The Key to Success - Does it Open the Right Door?   Of all the real estate agent stereotypes that run rampant, (the money is all we care about!) and other such unflattering generalizations, the one that has always agitated me the most is an image of the agent who comes "running with the key" and ...
By Richard and Beth Witt, Broker/Owner RE/MAX Wittney Estates Long Island NY
(RE/MAX Wittney Estates 516-795-6900 www.longislandrealestatesearch.com)
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Merrick Woods 5 Bedroom Ranch House Newly  Price Adjusted Open House August 14th - 1:00PM - 3:00PM  Click Here to view current inventory of similar homes for sale in Merrick   Listing Details Home For Sale In Merrick Woods 26 Helene., Merrick,  NY 11758 ML#2684599 Price Just Reduced From $649,99...
By Jill Sackler, Long Island's South Shore Real Estate Agent
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. "Said and Done!")
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Proofread and Publish   Call me old-fashioned but I'm a bit of a stickler for accuracy.   Before you go ahead and publish that post, take a few minutes to examine your text to detect and correct typos and mistakes in grammar, spelling, and style.   If you're lucky enough to merit a feature, all y...
By Richard and Beth Witt, Broker/Owner RE/MAX Wittney Estates Long Island NY
(RE/MAX Wittney Estates 516-795-6900 www.longislandrealestatesearch.com)
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5 Bedroom Ranger Ranch House In Merrick Woods In Contract   Click Here to view current inventory of similar homes for sale in Merrick       Listing Details     26 Helene Ave., Merrick,  NY 11566 ML#2684599  Price $624,990.00 Bedrooms 5  Bathrooms 3 School District 25   Impressive 5 Bedroom House ...
By Richard and Beth Witt, Broker/Owner RE/MAX Wittney Estates Long Island NY
(RE/MAX Wittney Estates 516-795-6900 www.longislandrealestatesearch.com)
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5 Bedroom Ranger Ranch House In Merrick Woods Click Here to view current inventory of similar homes for sale in Merrick       Listing Details  Home For Sale In Merrick Woods  26 Helene Ave., Merrick,  NY 11758  ML#2684599  Price  $624,990.00  Bedrooms 5  Bathrooms 3  School District 25         Am...
By Jill Sackler, Long Island's South Shore Real Estate Agent
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. "Said and Done!")
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Can I Use Hardwood for my Kitchen Floor?   I'm no flooring expert. So, if you're looking for expertise, please feel free to move on. However, if you're thinking of putting down a hardwood floor in your kitchen, and you're open to anecdotal advice, from one who's currently there, I'm your gal.  Th...

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