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Long Island Real Estate and Relocation. Selling properties all over Long Island's Nassau County, Suffolk County and Queens.

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2011 

"Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow" Create a free slideshow with Picnik! Maybe it's me.  Call me a delicate flower, but I am so tired of snow.  It sits everywhere in mountainous piles, obliterating street corners, turning two way streets into one way, almost impassable roads in some spots.  ...
01/30/2011
There appears to be a wide chasm in the Long Island housing market.  Based upon statistics reported in Newsday, home prices for the North Fork/Hamptons market on Long Island's east end rose during the final quarter of 2010, while the rest of the Long Island housing market declined. With a median ...
01/29/2011
On the south shore of Long Island, there sits a Land's End Splanch, on a beautiful piece of waterfront property with a western exposure.  Enjoy magnificent sunsets as you watch boats glide by on their way to the open bay, visible from your backyard. Come join us at our Open House on Sunday, Janua...
01/28/2011
If you're considering buying a condo or co-op anytime in the near future, I think you'll find the condo/co-op sold statistics for Long Island's north shore of Nassau County helpful in both your search for that condo, or your decision making about how to price your unit to insure a sale. Condo liv...
01/27/2011
The following charts give us a snapshot of where the residential real estate market was in Bellmore in 2010.  If you're considering buying a home in Bellmore or selling the one you currently own, knowing where the market is, will help you and your real estate agent know where you fit in.  Underst...
01/26/2011
If you're considering buying a home in Merrick or selling your current Merrick property, knowing what the market conditions are, will be helpful in determining just where you fit in.  The sold homes data below is historic, representing the 244 homes that closed through the Multiple Listing Servic...
01/25/2011
I read a post recently saying that staged homes shouldn't look staged and my reaction was "why not?"  There is nothing wrong with redesigning a home in preparation for a sale.  If done right, it makes a huge difference in the way it's perceived by consumers.  It gives rooms definition and purpos...
01/24/2011
This had me screaming, laughing when I watched it.  I hope it tickles your funny bone too.  Pretty smart dog if you ask me.  Now if we could only figure out such straightforward ways to take care of the people who irritate us, wouldn't we be doing well.  Get some popcorn and enjoy!
01/23/2011
Selling homes on Long Island is not as easy as putting a sign on the lawn and waiting for buyers to appear.  Finding the right buyer in a challenging market is hard enough, but if you're doing any of the following, you might just be shooting yourself in the foot, and guaranteeing that your home ...
01/22/2011
Whether you're considering buying a home in Bellmore or selling your current Bellmore real estate, knowing what the statistics are telling us about market conditions can be helpful in making your decision.  For the month of December, 2010, 18 homes sold in Bellmore, 6 of them in North Bellmore, ...
01/21/2011
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