home buyer: Lovely Split Level Home For Sale in Woodhaven Neighborhood Glenville NY - 03/02/11 04:24 AM
Lovely Split Level Home For Sale in Woodhaven Neighborhood in Glenville NY
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MUST SEE split level home for sale in Woodhaven Neighborhood.  This spacious 4 bedroom 2.5 bathroom split level home for sale in Woodhaven is located in a quiet neighborhood just off of Glenridge Rd in Glenville NY.   

 
Split Level Home For Sale in Woodhaven Features:
 
4 Bedrooms 2.5 Bathrooms 2 Fireplaces 1790 Above Ground Square Feet 260 Below Ground Square Feet Finished Outdoor Screened in Porch .36 acres backing up to a creek Estimated Age 56 years … (1 comments)

home buyer: 10 Reasons To Buy A Home in Today's Market - 09/16/10 06:54 AM
10 Reasons To Buy A Home in Today's Market
REALTOR Magazine has outlined some key points on why to buy a home.
 

 
Why is now a great time to buy? Here are 10 reasons:1. You can get a good deal. Prices are down 30 percent on average. They're at a level that makes sense for people's income. 
2. Mortgages are cheap. At 4.3 percent on average for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, your costs to own are down by a fifth from two years ago. 
3. You can save on taxes. When you add up the deductions for mortgage interest … (5 comments)

home buyer: Family is What Makes a House a Home - 09/02/10 03:54 AM
Family is What Makes a House a Home
Survey shows a major trend in buyers buying a home near family.

 
Home buying is often timed around life's major milestones.  Everything changes when you get married and have children.  Buyers tend to look at things differently.  It is no longer the bachelor pad or roomate situation.  Buyers at this stage tend to look for a home to raise a family or just settle down.  
When having children, buyers are looking for a house in a good school district and sometimes to be close to their extended family, as they can … (2 comments)

home buyer: It's a Great Time To Get a Good Deal - 08/04/10 02:50 AM
It's A Great Time To Get a Good Deal
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Right now is a great time to buy a home.  Christopher Mayer, a Columbia Business School economist, claims "If you are trading up, what better time than when interest rates are at record lows and the cost of a trade up is much less than it used to be."  
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Mortgage Rates
Right now interest rates are still at all time lows.  On a 30 year fixed mortgage interest rates are at 4.56% this week.  On … (4 comments)

home buyer: Top 10 Tips to Settling Into Your New Home - 08/02/10 09:19 AM
Top 10 Tips to Settling Into Your New Home

Shortly after purchasing your new home you may feel overwhelmed to focus in on anything.  How do you go from point A to B without loosing focus?
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Besides having a smooth moving day, there are several other things to take care of when you move into your new home.  While you are unpacking be sure to handle the ten tips to settle into your new home.  
1.  Fill out a change of address form with the United States Post Office.  You can go online or visit … (2 comments)

home buyer: Top Reasons to Buy a Home in Saratoga Springs this Summer - 06/30/10 06:41 AM
Top Reasons to Buy a Home in Saratoga Springs this Summer!
Begin your search today and buy a home now.
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The 2010 Summer House Hunting Season is a perfect time to buy a home in Saratoga Springs.  Even if you missed out on the tax credit it is still a great time to buy a home in Saratoga Springs.
 
Top Reasons To Buy A Home This Summer in Saratoga Springs:
 

 
Take advantage of seeing the potential curb appeal your home has to offer.  If you have a green thumb you … (0 comments)

home buyer: How to Buy a Home in Today's Market in Burnt Hills NY - 05/25/10 02:13 PM
How To Buy A Home in Today's Market in Burnt Hills, NY
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Buy A Home Today in Burnt Hills NY
Today's Market
It is no question we are in a buyers market right now.  The average listing price for a home for sale is $309,000.  This is down 1% from last month.   However, 1,082 homes sold in the Capital District in April.  This is up 45.8% from last  year.  
Buyers are regaining their confidence in today's market.  Especially with the extremely low mortgage rates.  Mortgage rates are currently at 4.8% on … (0 comments)

home buyer: Feng Shui Staging Tips For Selling Your Home in Burnt Hills NY - 05/18/10 07:39 AM
Feng Shui Staging Tips for Selling Your Home in Burnt Hills NY
Sell Your Home in Burnt Hills NY
 

 
Feng Shui has thrived in China for decades, however the philosophy has only recently made its debut in the real estate field.   Feng Shui literally translates to "wind water."  This promotes wellbeing by rearranging how chi or energy flows through your home.  
The concept has flourished in the United States with frustrated sellers. Today there is no doubt that is is a sellers market.  Selling your home can be a challenge in this market.  However by using simple staging tips learn … (0 comments)

home buyer: Top 10 Things First Time Home Buyers Should Know Before Buying A Home In Burnt Hills NY - 05/17/10 05:24 AM
Top 10 Things First Time Home Buyers Should Know Before Buying A Home In Burnt Hills NY
Mistakes to Avoid to Make a Smart Purchase
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As a first time home buyer you may feel overwhelmed by the process.  Owning a home is a large investment that one can make throughout one's lifetime.  Make sure you are prepared before starting the process.  
 
Top Ten List of Things First Time Home Buyers Should Know Before Buying A Home
 
1.  Before fulfilling the dream of owning a home evaluate your life and … (0 comments)

home buyer: How NOT to preform a Radon Test - 05/16/10 01:53 PM
It's funny I just did a blog on the importance of having a radon test done and a few days later The Office has a clip on it.   So I thought I would share this.  
 
 
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home buyer: Mortgage Rates At All Time Low - Buy a Home Now in Burnt Hills NY - 05/16/10 03:50 AM
Mortgage Rates At All Time Low
Buy a Home Now in Burnt Hills NY
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Mortgage Rates have fallen to an all time low in 2010, this is a great incentive to buy a home now in Burnt Hills NY.  According to Bank Rate, national survey of lenders, the benchmark 30 year fixed-rate mortgage rate fell 5 basis points last week. This is an all time low for 2010. Now is the perfect time to buy a home.
 
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home buyer: Fruitwood Acres Homes For Sale - Family Friendly Subdivision in Burnt Hills NY - 05/11/10 06:45 AM
Fruitwood Acres Homes - Family Friendly Subdivision in Burnt Hills, NY

Fruitwood Acres Homes is a quiet and convenient family friendly subdivision in Burnt Hills, NY.  This family friendly subdivision is Located minutes to Route 50 and the Bus Line.  
 
Homes in Fruitwood Acres a Family Friendly Subdivision 
Fruitwood Acres homes have a mix of architecture styles which include raised ranches, colonials, and split level homes.  This family friendly subdivision was built in the 1960's.  The lots range from a 1/2 acre.  It is perfect for a first time home buyer.  
Because Fruitwood Acres is an older family friendly subdivision, it is a great place … (0 comments)

home buyer: Home Buyers Guide to Radon for Burnt Hills NY - 05/10/10 11:07 AM
Home Buyers Guide to Radon for Burnt Hills, NY
Home Buyers Radon Levels in NYS 
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Home Buyers Guide to Radon
 
One concern a home buyer may have, when buying a home is Radon.  Radon is a radio active gas, in which causes cancer.  You can not physically see it, smell, or taste it.  However as a home buyer you should be concerned.  Any home can have a problem.  This includes new and old homes, well sealed homes, and homes with or without a basement.  The greatest amount of exposure is found … (0 comments)

home buyer: Homes For Sale in Foreclosure for Burnt Hills NY - 05/06/10 12:41 PM
 Homes For Sale in Foreclosure in Burnt Hills NY

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Currently there is 1 home for sale in foreclosure in Burnt Hills NY.  This home for sale is a judgment of a foreclosure sale.  Built in 1925, this home features 3 bedrooms and 1 bathroom.  It is listed at $166,643.  It consists of 1206 square feet.  When the process of foreclosure is over the lender can re-sell the property.  
 
What is a Foreclosure?
A foreclosure is a legal proceeding in which a financial claim or … (0 comments)

home buyer: Homes For Sale in Burnt Hills - Living in a Water Front Home on Ballston Lake - 05/02/10 07:06 AM
Homes For Sale in Burnt Hills - Living in a Water Home on Ballston Lake 

 
What to Expect When Buying A Home On Ballston Lake
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Buying a home on or near Ballston Lake can bring on some challenges of its own.  When you think of buying a home on Ballston Lake many tend to think sand between your toes, water gently hitting your toes, and jumping off the dock from your own piece of paradise.  However it is important to know what you're getting into before buying a home on Ballston … (0 comments)

home buyer: Top 4 Reasons to Buy A Home Now in Saratoga Springs NY - 04/07/10 12:20 PM
Top 4 Reasons to Buy A Home Now in Saratoga Springs NY
 

 
Buying a home in Saratoga Springs NY is a major decision in ones life.  With financial commitment being a major concern it is important to secure the best possible deal when buying a home.
Similar to the stock market potential home buyers are waiting for the perfect time to maximize on their investment.  The perks of lower home prices, low interest rates, and federal subsides will not last much longer.
 
Lower Home Prices
While Saratoga Springs has not seen that big of a drop in sales prices they … (0 comments)

home buyer: Willow Brook Luxury Traditional Homes in Glenville NY - 03/27/10 12:53 PM
Willow Brook Luxury Traditional Homes in Glenville NY

Willow Brookis a new community of luxury traditional homes in Glenville, NY.  This is a quiet community just north of the Shopping Center in Glenville. 
Community of Willow Brook Traditional Homes
It is a smaller development just under 40 homes just over 20 ft in lot size.  It is pet friendly community with a dog walking club.  That's right a dog walking club.  It is a perfect place to raise a family and develop new friends.  You are within walking distance to the elementary school. 

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home buyer: Seelye Estates West Custom Built Luxury Homes in Burnt Hills NY - 03/27/10 09:57 AM
Seelye Estates West Custom Built Luxury Homes in Burnt Hills NY 

Seelye Estates West are luxury custom built homes just minutes from town.  It is the just the perfect place to raise a family.  It comprises of 48 custom built luxury homes on three quarter acre lots.  These luxury built custom homes were built just over 10 years ago and still remain the prime neighborhood to be in. 


Luxury Custom Built Homes
Built in the early 1990's these homes are the envy to the surrounding neighborhoods. 
Price Range is anywhere between $300,000 - $600,000
Total Annual taxes run around $7,000
The … (0 comments)

home buyer: Homes in Saratoga Springs Geyser Crest Neighborhood - Saratoga NY - 03/25/10 12:49 PM
Homes in Saratoga Springs Geyser Crest Neighborhood  -  Saratoga NY
Geyser Crest is not just a neighborhood homes  it is a community. 
View Larger Map "The Crest," as known by many locals is a residential neighborhood within the city of Saratoga Springs.  The homes have a suburban feel as they are seperated from the downtown area.  It has long winding roads with carbon copy houses. 
 
History of Homes in Geyser Crest
The Homes in the Geyser Crest were mostly built in the 1970's.  It was named after a brook which runs through Saratoga Springs State Park.  The Homes in the Geyser Crest were one of the … (0 comments)

home buyer: Malta Homes For Sale In Luther Forest - Malta, NY - 03/24/10 09:53 AM
Malta Homes For Sale in Luther Forest -  Malta NY

Malta has a great opportunity with Global Foundries coming into the neighborhood.  Global Foundries is a Fab 2 plant (semi-conductor manufacturer) bringing thousands of jobs to the Malta area.  The outlook for property is nothing but good.

 
Homes For Sale in Luther Forest 
Currently there are 72 active homes for sale in the Luther Forest area.  70 of which are single family and 8 are double occupancy.  Single Family Houses sell between $220,000 - $270,000 with annual taxes around $4800.  Condo's range between $140,000 to $175,000 with annual taxes … (0 comments)

 
Melissa Furman, Lic Real Estate Salesperson Luxury Homes (Keller Williams Capital District Real Estate)

Melissa Furman

Lic Real Estate Salesperson Luxury Homes

Saratoga Springs, NY

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Keller Williams Capital District Real Estate

Address: Saratoga Springs, Clifton Park, Burnt Hills, Malta, Ballston Lake, Glenville, and Scotia NY

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Homes for sale in Clifton Park, Malta, Burnt Hills, and Saratoga Springs. Choose a neighborhood that is right for you. Learn new tips on staging your home. How to price your home correctly to sell. How to get the best possible price for your home. Melissa Furman specializes in residential real estate. She works on the Schulyer Team and has the knowledge to provide you with the best service possible. Let the search for your home be stress free. Melissa will guide you through the process of owning your own home. She is up to date on the community and volunteers as much as she can. Find events going on in the area.


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