Karen J. Donovan's Blog

Real Estate Broker/Owner - Donovan Brothers Realty Inc - 31DO0824745
Like everyone - we are low on inventory.  The good ones are flying off the shelf!! Here is our latest Market snapshot of available listings in Hicksville for this week: 88 Available listings.  Here are the stats: Average price: $396,827 Low Price: $249,000 High Price: $719,000 Average Taxes: $79...
Lessons I learned about New Year's Resolutions from Sugar, Jelly Beans & Marshmellows!  
FOR SOME GREAT FAMILY FUN THIS WEEKEND - DO NOT MISS THIS!! Hicksville Annual Greek Festival  Presented by Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church Date: September 9 - 11, 2011 Greek Festival 2011 - Celebrating 35 Years At Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 20 Field Ave., Hicksville. Authentic Greek F...
I like the Sicilian Pizza at Mama Venezia's on Newbridge Rd.  Joe likes the thin cheese w/ pepperoni!   What PIZZA Hicksville do you like??!!!
Hillside Terrace - Grace & Charm in a quiet, well kept subdivision! The lovely triangular shaped subdivision known as Hillside Terrace in Hicksville is bounded by Woodbury Road to the north, Plainview Road to the South and South Oyster Bay Road to the East.   The homes in this neighborhood are c...
There are currently 148 homes available for sale this week from $275,000 - to $749,999 - below are the stats.  For a detailed list with ADDRESSES of ALL homes curently available in Hicksville - please email me at: donovan_realty@yahoo.com  & I will forward the link to you!  Karen Donovan - Donova...
Hey Gang, If you missed this Tech Fair - here are some highlights! The trade show was excellent - lots of interesting products and ideas - filled my goodie bag with tons of stuff I still have to look over!! Of course ACTIVERAIN was there - hope more Long Island Agents join in (I will do my part t...
I have had a lot of questions lately about the Hicksville Schools. So, based on my own knowledge as a realtor, plus a bit of research, I will begin to post some info on our school system that might be helpful to folks thinking of moving into the community and possibly buying real estate in Hicksv...
We have been seeing an increased demand for housing in the Hicksville market. Demand by prospective purchasers moving out from Queens & surrounding areas has been strong, since Hicksville is only 20 miles outside of New York City with excellent transit and easy commute distance.  The shopping is ...
I have two real estate companies. One in New York & one in Florida. It is interesting to see the similarities and differences in the markets.  New York agents say how difficult the market is lately.  How prices have dropped. I tell them "Just spend a couple of weeks in Florida"!!  But wherever yo...

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