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2013 

  I just read two articles from the New York Association of Realtors and I'm excited about the market this year.  One said the New York State housing market recovered strongly in 2012.  The closed sales were 7% ahead of 2011 and there was a 1.2% growth in the median sales price and inventory fell...
01/29/2013
  Anyone in this industry knows how important a credit report is.  Hopefully most people of any intelligence know how important their credit report is. I tell people all the time that they should schedule a check of their credit like they schedule a visit to the doctor.  Even if you are not about...
01/29/2013
  A few tips for showing your home during the winter in the North East.   1.    Keep the heat up. 2.    Remember to air out the house in the morning 3.  Please keep the shades and blinds up. Let the sun shine in 4.   Remember to keep that front door clean 5.   The front walk and steps need to be ...
01/27/2013
  I have written before about Incredible Feets sneaker store on Long Beach Rd in Oceanside NY 11572.   Incredible Feets, Oceanside NY AN EXCURSION WITH THE HOOLIGANS AND PAYING IT FORWARD The store is a family owned business on the south shore of Long Island.  It is also a business that believes ...
01/23/2013
  In this area we have a lot of older homes.  By older it can be from the late 1800’s to around 1930 or 40.  Needless to say we don’t have the huge bathrooms that the newer homes have.  I have seen some older homes convert a bedroom into a master bath.   We also see a lot of homes with a half bat...
01/21/2013
  I have been talking to a lot of people who are contemplating selling their homes and more than one of them have said that they would like to put the house on the market in the Spring.   Well I am here to testify that January is the new Spring.  I do believe this is the Spring market.    There i...
01/19/2013
Today at work someone who belongs to the Rockville Centre Lions Club stopped in the office.  I was happy to see her and asked what brought her out on a gray January day. Well she had come to give me a certificate for fifteen years of service to the Lions Organization.  I had no idea it was that l...
01/16/2013
  Amazing 1900 Victorian Multi Family on 3/4 Acre in E.Rockaway.  This three story home has original molding, pocket doors, and a stunning foyer witn massive staircase.  On the property there is also a 4 car garage and a summer house.
01/15/2013
The third quarter market report for closed transactions for Rockville Centre NY is   FieldCountMean(Average)MedianModeLowHigh Listing Price 41 $663,934 $599,000 $599,000 $121,500 $1,595,000 Original Price 41 $704,924 $639,000 $649,000 $140,000 $1,595,000 Sold Price 41 $625,446 $575,000 $520,000 $...
01/14/2013
Open House Sunday 1/13/13 from 12 to 2 at 2675 Evans Road, Oceanside NY 11572. This Large Five Bedroom Home has an Eat in Kitchen, Formal Dining Room and Tremendous Family Room. This Open Floor Plan is Wonderful for Formal and Informal Entertaining. Also the Main Level Bedroom, Office and Full Ba...
01/12/2013
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LizWallace

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