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2013 

Have You Re-registered Yet For Your 2014 NYS STAR Exemption? For all homeowners in NYS that are presently receiving a basic STAR exemption for their homes, in order to continue to receive this exemption in the 2014 calendar year and onward, you will be required to re-register.  Re-registration is...
08/31/2013
5 Pine Rd Suffern, NY 10901  Just Listed Extra Large bi-level, freshly painted with 5 full bedrooms, an expansive kitchen, large living/dining room, huge family room with brick fireplace and built-in bookcases, 3 full bathrooms, gleaming hardwood floors and central air. Bonus unfinished room/work...
08/31/2013
  Open House this Sunday September 1, 2013 from 12:00-3:00PM 5 Pine Road, Suffern NY 10901   Map: 5 Pine Road, Suffern NY 10901    Details: Extra large, freshly painted bi-level with gleaming hardwood floors With 5 bedrooms and 3 full baths Huge family room with fireplace and built-ins. Bonus roo...
08/28/2013
Ever wonder how to insert a photo into a photo?  Here's a great easy to follow post via Sivia Dukes with a tutorial using iPiccy that tells just how to do it.  Silvia uses this methos to stamp her photos with her picture and logo.  What a great idea and novel way to copyright them.How to Insert a...
08/27/2013
Things To Do Around Suffern NY Labor Day Weekend 2013 I can't believe that the summer is almost over.  Where oh where has the summer gone?  Labor Day is just around the corner.  Here's your opportunity to get in your last licks enjoying the final days of summer before the onset of FALL and the en...
08/26/2013
With the ever-changing real estate markets, today's home buyers have a whole new set of concerns.  In the years from 2007 to 2012 buyers were concerned most about their plummeting home values.  Today's buyers biggest concerns are the rising mortgage rates and qualifying for a mortgage due to the ...
08/21/2013
If you're thinking of buying or selling a home and are relying on zillow zestimates to help determine a price, you might want to rethink your strategy.  Zillow zestimates do not take into account the condition of the home, the school district of the comparables nor the neighborhood conditions.  Y...
08/17/2013
Open House this SundayAugust 18, 2013 from 12:00-3:00PM 14 Hillside Ave, Suffern NY 10901 Map: 14 Hillside Ave, Suffern NY 10901  Details:   Totally renovated 3 bedroom home Located in the desirable Suffern school district. New kitchen, new appliances, new countertops, new floors. French doors l...
08/16/2013
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Many of todays sellers, with the media shouting about a  strong sellers market, have the perception that their house will sell automatically, quickly and at a higher price.  Priced right, marketed properly and presented well a home may sell quickly, but it takes more than just popping a sign in t...
08/15/2013
It's A Car, It's A Plane, It's A Flying Car!!   I've often thought the best way to beat the continual traffic buildup on the roads would be to rise above it and fly.  I don't know about you, but sitting in traffic sorely tries my patience.  I find myself thinking of all the other things I could b...
08/08/2013
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