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By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
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MARKET REPORT MERRICK, NY 11566 NOVEMBER, 2012 RESIDENTIAL/CO-OP This chart depicts residential and condo/co-op sales for the month of November in years 2010, 2011 and 2012. There were almost the same number of homes sold in November, 2012 as in November, 2010. There was one co-op sold in Novembe...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
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Annual Car Parade & Menorah Lighting in Merrick, NY 11566 Fire trucks and a limousine led the procession as we traveled from the Merrick Golf Course at 2550 Clubhouse Road to the gazebo at the Merrick LIRR to kindle a grand 12 foot menorah. Hot latkes, Coffee, Music, Dancing, Jelly Donuts, Chanuk...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
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This is Merrick, New York - a vibrant community found in Nassau County on Long Island's South Shore. Manhattan is an easy 45 minute commute on the L.I.R.R. Nearby, we have water, greenery, bike trails, dog parks, shopping, houses of worship and award-winning schools. If you're interested in lear...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
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MARKET REPORT  MERRICK, NY 11566 OCTOBER 2012 RESIDENTIAL This chart depicts residential and condo/co-op sales for the month of October in years 2010, 2011 and 2012. There were almost the same number of homes sold in October, 2012 as in October, 2010.  There was one co-op sold in October, 2012. T...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
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  Helpful Winterization Tips Have underground sprinklers blown out - one zone at a time to clear of moisture that can split/crack hoses and sprinkler heads Have fireplace flue cleaned Get annual furnace inspection Inspect roof for missing/broken shingles where water can enter Clean out leaves and...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
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Election Day Polling Place Mishap 2012   Today, I cast my vote for President in the time-honored tradition of voting in the dark. Elections are routinely conducted this way, in Merrick, so we don't actually have to know who we've voted for. Seriously - while I was waiting on line, my polling plac...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
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MOTIVATING THE UNMOTIVATED - IS IT POSSIBLE? A gentleman called into Charles Rutenberg Realty and asked for the help of a sales agent to find a rental property. As I was next on the referral list, I was given the information. I promptly called the gentleman and we spoke about his search criteria....

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
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MARKET REPORT  MERRICK, NY 11566 SEPTEMBER 2012 RESIDENTIAL This chart depicts residential and condo/co-op sales for the months of September in 2010, 2011 and 2012, There were more than twice as many homes sold in September, 2012 than in September, 2010.  There were no condo/co-ops sold in Septem...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
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MUSIC MONDAYS -  Edith Piaf - Non, je ne regrette rien (lyrics) Edith Piaf, 1915 - 1963 was a French icon and international superstar. Her difficult early years were lived on the streets and she later wrote ballads that reflected this period. At first, she was not welcomed in the U.S. but, later ...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
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MARKET REPORT  MERRICK, NY 11566  AUGUST 2012 RESIDENTIAL CONDO/CO-OP   This chart depicts residential & condo/co-op sales for the months of August in 2010, 2011 and 2012, There were  twice as many homes sold in August, 2012 than in August, 2010.  There was one co-op sold in August 2012. The curr...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
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Merrick, NY 11566 Norman J Levy Preserve - Same Time Next Year? About a year ago, I went out on a tour of the Norman J Levy Preserve with my newfound friends from the Atria Senior Living Community. Yesterday, we were out and about once more, enjoying a really beautiful, and not overly hot or humi...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
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"READING IN THE RAIN" - ACTIVERAIN BOOK CLUB - August 15, 2012 Where is it written that Brunch is best reserved for Sundays? How about a cup of Mocha (a cross between chocolate and coffee) to begin your day?   I'll have that refreshing glass of fresh squeezed orange juice, please.   Bagel with a ...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
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MARKET REPORT - MERRICK, NY 11566 - JULY 2012 RESIDENTIAL CONDO/CO-OP This chart depicts residential & condo/co-op sales for the months of July in 2010, 2011 and 2012, There were almost twice as many homes sold in July, 2012 than in July, 2010.  There were no condos/co-ops sold in July 2012. The ...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
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JUST LISTED: 2728 BEACH DRIVE, MERRICK, NY 11566 2728 Beach Drive Merrick, NY 11566 Affordable Split in Desirable South Merrick Home   Photo Gallery   Virtual Tour   Property Map   Payment Info   Request Showing     Jill Sackler   Office: 516-224-4696 Mobile: 516-395-8376 Price : $399,000 Bedroom...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
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ADORABLE CAT BEHAVIOR - video   If you follow my blog, you know that I'm really more of a dog than cat lover. I, never before, had the opportunity to bond with these quirky little felines. But for the next 10 days, my daughter and son-in-law are off on vacation, and guess who's minding the kittie...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
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MARKET REPORT - MERRICK, NY 11566 - JUNE 2012 RESIDENTIAL CONDO/CO-OP This chart depicts residential & condo/co-op sales for the months of June in 2010, 2011 and 2012,   There were 20 less properties sold in June, 2012 than in June, 2010. However, only 2 homes less in June, 2012 than June, 2011. ...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
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CAN THE USE OF POETIC LICENSE HELP SELL REAL ESTATE? Wikipedia states:  Artistic license (also known as dramatic license, historical license, poetic license, narrative license, licentia poetica, or simply license) is a colloquial term, sometimes euphemism, used to denote the distortion of fact, a...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
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Does ActiveRain Have a Shelf Life? We come to ActiveRain to build relationships, to learn from the best real estate professionals nationwide (and in Canada) and to get referrals. More and more, I've been reading that one or another of our dear friends has already left this platform or is consider...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
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MARKET REPORT - MERRICK, NY 11566 - MAY 2012 RESIDENTIAL As you can see from this chart depicting residential sales for the month of May in 2010, 2011 and 2012, prices for Merrick homes have continued to bounce around.  There were twice as many houses sold in May 2012 than in May of 2010. The cur...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
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Multi-Generational Living's Comeback Cottages, capes, colonials and contemporaries - there are many different styles of homes and everyone has their favorite. When making a choice for our family, we may be attracted to a particular facade or interior feature and we're likely to spend a considerab...

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