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Real Estate Agent - Douglas Elliman Real Estate 516-457-7103
Long Island Real Estate and Relocation. Selling properties all over Long Island's Nassau County, Suffolk County and Queens.

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2009 

A smattering of new homes dot the landscape in Merrick, offering the buyer with a preference for new construction options in this centrally located town in Nassau County. With easy access to Manhattan (a 41 minute train ride to Penn Station), the Hamptons, Jones Beach, fishing, golf, parks and sh...
05/24/2009
Though staging is no longer an alien term on Long Island, it is far from de rigueur in this part of the world when placing a home on the market.  Well I'm here to say it should be.  Just like placing a sign on the lawn or writing a description that is geared to entice buyers to at least take a lo...
05/24/2009
It started much as any other listing I've taken in the past 22 years, with a great deal of enthusiasm and a marketing plan to get the word out about this lovely home in one of the area's most sought after sections.  The only problem, and it was a significant one, was that the seller had purchased...
05/23/2009
Just yesterday I was told by a buyer that prices were going to come down an additional 20% in the area.  Since he was looking in the $900,000 range, in his mind that translated into a $180,000 reduction in price on any home he was interested in.  He had read it in the newspaper, so it had to be s...
05/06/2009
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