westchester real estate market: New homeowners uncover an unexpected surprise. - 09/03/17 11:13 AM
I've been in real estate for almost 30 years and I've seen a lot, but I've never seen anything like this before. 
I recently sold a lovely young couple their "forever" family home. He's a local fireman and she's a teacher. The house dates back to the 1920's, and my buyers knew that it needed quite a bit of updating. Money was tight and they were about to have their first baby, so the buyers wanted to get the place livable but they had to keep expenses within their budget.
The home inspector had pointed out a number of issues common … (1 comments)

westchester real estate market: Gary Leogrande Named Realtor of the Year! - 12/04/16 07:36 AM
by Peggy Shea
After many years of working with the Board of Realtors, serving on countless committees and teaching continuing education, Gary was chosen as the Number One agent out of over 10,000 in the Westchester/Rockland/Putnam/Orange Counties. The cool thing is that 2016 is the 100th anniversary of our Board of Realtors. The award is given at the Annual meeting where over 1,000 agents attend.
Gary had no idea that he was even nominated as a contender. But he accepted the award graciously and said "I want to thank the HGAR Board and my fellow members for this tremendous honor," Gary said. "I also want … (3 comments)

westchester real estate market: Open House - Sunday 09/27/15 bet. 1-3pm - 09/23/15 04:55 AM
17 Lawrence Ave, White Plains, NY 10603
For Sale – $364,000 – 4 Beds – 2 Baths Great house on quiet street with large rear yard. Very spacious with 4BR/2Bths, a screened-in porch and finished basement with family room.
Give the Leogrande Team a call at 914-761-7878 to obtain more details or to schedule a showing. You may also visit www.leogrande.com for other real estate opportunities.
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westchester real estate market: Well Maintained Single Family Hawthorne Property Just Reduced - 04/03/15 01:53 AM
238 Linda Ave, Hawthorne, NY 10532 238 Linda Ave   
For Sale – $449,000 – 2 Beds – 1 Bath This well maintained two bedroom, 1 bath Ranch sits on a large level lot. Recently renovated with new sparkling hardwood floors, new Pella windows and new doors and door frames. The updated modern kitchen has all new appliances and granite countertops. The hall bathroom was also updated with a granite top vanity. The new windows offer plenty of sunlight and a view to the beautiful shrubbery throughout the property. The large rear yard has a patio area and there is a … (2 comments)

westchester real estate market: New Elmsford Property -Single Family Colonial at a great price - 02/22/15 07:17 AM

$231,000 3 Beds, 1.5 Baths 27 S Lawn Ave, Elmsford, NY Single Family Colonial at a great price.  Makes a great starter home with 3 bedrooms and 1.5 baths. Does have a family room, full unfinished basement and laundry area. The attic is also full and unfinished. Its a corner lot with a nice sized backyard and 1 car attached garage. Low Taxes. Does need significant updating and is being sold "As Is". 
Should you wish to learn more or would like a private showing, please give the Leogrande Team a call today at 914-761-7878 or visit www.Leogrande.com
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westchester real estate market: Singer, guitarist and composer Ernest Troost - Ridgefield, CT - 05/01/14 09:51 AM
My friend Lisa is a music promoter and she specializes in marketing her client’s music to radio stations around the country.
 
On a recent Sunday afternoon, Lisa invited me to one of her client’s shows in nearby Ridgefield, CT. The artist was Ernest Troost (ErnestTroost.com) and his performance was sponsored by The Acoustic Celebration (acousticcelebraton.org). The Acoustic Celebration is a series of periodic Sunday afternoon concerts that run from September through May. These performances feature contemporary acoustic singer/songwriters. Most of the Acoustic Celebration’s non-profit concerts take place at Temple Shearith Israel, 46 Peaceable St., Ridgefield, CT 06877, and they also … (0 comments)

westchester real estate market: Quiet Scarsdale NY neighborhood - spacious two beds/two baths unit - 03/27/14 03:23 PM
103 Wiltshire Rd #D6 Scarsdale, NY Great Unit at a Great Price
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Nestled in a quiet neighborhood, this spacious two bedroom/two bathroom unit has hardwood floors and new bathrooms. The large living room has a door to a deck. The kitchen has new stainless steel appliances. Both bedrooms have double California closets. Just a short walk to stores. There is additional storage space available in the basement. The monthly maintenance does not reflect the STAR reduction of $1627. The assessment of $44.98 began 3/1/14 and ends 2/29/16. Street parking for the second car.
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westchester real estate market: Open House Sunday 2/2- 12-3pm - 16 Wheeler Dr., CORTLANDT MANOR, NY - 02/01/14 01:20 AM
OPEN HOUSE (Recently Reduced) Sunday 02/02/14 bet. 12-3pm. Please call Stephen Zondorak @ 914-267-6171 w/any questions.

 
This Contemporary Ranch was updated with high quality materials. The new kitchen has granite counters, LG and Bosch appliances and tile flooring. The new bathrooms have Kohler and Toto plumbing and Travertine tiling. The new interior doors are solid wood with stainless steel accents. There are new Brazilian wood floors in the hall and oak hardwood floors throughout. The house is situated on a large level lot with plenty of room for expansion.  Click here for more info
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westchester real estate market: Dancing Room Only at the Capitol Theatre in Westchester - 01/22/14 09:39 AM
As promised in an earlier blog, I want to tell you about a great show I saw on Saturday, December 14th at the Capitol Theatre in Westchester.A massive snowstorm couldn’t stop me from seeing Tegan & Sara, two Canadian sisters who have already released seven albums in their 14-year career.
Like bookends, these dark-haired guitarists took the stage dressed all in black, backed by a full band – and the audience went crazy for them.  Everyone enjoyed their powerful adult, romantic, emotional rock.
The sisters are getting very popular now.  Recently, Taylor Swift had them come on one of her shows … (0 comments)

westchester real estate market: Don't lose your valuable STAR school tax reduction, It could cost you! - 10/08/13 10:40 AM
Are you a homeowner who receives a Basic NYS STAR program school tax reduction? Are you a senior citizen who receives the Enhanced NYS STAR school tax reduction?  
If so, to continue to receive these valuable tax savings, you will need to re-register with the NYS Department of Taxation and Finance by December 31, 2013.
 
You should receive information in the mail between September 14 and October 4 that will provide instructions for online re-registration, including a code needed to register - and you must register by December 31st.
 
This is just a one-time re-registration process for homeowners … (1 comments)

 
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