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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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A mysterious package arrived at my office the other day. Who sent it? What could it be? Turns out it was from our very own Long Island North Shore Agent Ellen Caruso setting the stage for an upcoming ActiveRain Book Club. On June 15th, we will be discussing her latest pick - Defending Jacob by Wi...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
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Jill Sackler, LI South Shore RE Agent, SRES, Newsday Press Release The Wikipedia definition:  In slang, old school can refer to anything that is from an earlier era, anything that may be considered "old-fashioned". Old school refers to something that is fairly old and not very recent. Depending o...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
Comments 15
COMPARATIVE MARKET ANALYSIS (CMA) - The Definition  Generally speaking, a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) report will contain the following data:   Active listings Under Contracts Sold listings Expired/Withdrawn/Canceled    Active Listings:  True to their name, these are the listings that are c...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
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Smile! You're on Candid Camera - Video Blogs - Jill Sackler L.I. Agent Connecting with people, reaching a large audience and learning from each other through posts and webinars - these are definitely some of the advantages of social media. My favorite by far? The Video Blog. Relatively new to the...

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 - APRIL 2012 RESIDENTIAL As you can see from this chart depicting residential sales for the month of April in 2010, 2011 and 2012, prices for Merrick homes have continued to bounce around wildly.  The current available inventory is 231 and the median list price i...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
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and the winner is...Long Island's South Shore Real Estate Agent - Jill Sackler of Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. À BIENTÔT CBRB Turbo charge your workplace enthusiasm! If the same old $$, different day, has placed you in a rut, go ahead and make that change! Shaking things up, just a little bit, d...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
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à bientôt Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Long Island's South Shore Real Estate Agent - Jill Sackler Two weeks ago, I made the difficult business decision to leave my real estate company of a little more than two years.   During said time, I was privileged to work with a superb group of i...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
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ROXEY - MERRICK, NEW YORK'S MOST FAMOUS RAILROAD DOG WHILE I was researching Merrick's history,  I came across a most enjoyable true story of a yellow mongrel who went on to become the official mascot for the Long Island Railroad.  He lived about 100 years ago and is buried at the Merrick train s...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
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COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT ON YOUTUBE I'm always so fanatical about adhering to copyright infringement laws that I was really upset to see the following message, copied directly from Youtube, twice this month on videos I posted:    Your video may include the following copyrighted content: Acknowledg...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
Comments 15
MERRICK MANOR TOWNHOUSES & THE SURROUNDING NEIGHBORHOOD - 11566   This is a detached co-op development located in the heart of Merrick, which is primarily made up of private houses. I'm advertising the lifestyle rather than the actual couple of units that are currently for sale. If someone is thi...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
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JILL SACKLER - LONG ISLAND'S SOUTH SHORE REAL ESTATE AGENT - SIGNATURE VIDEO To be on the cutting edge of sales and marketing, these days, you need to appear on video.If you're reluctant to try, believe me, I hear you.I was on Take 47 before I finally started remembering my lines. Channeling the ...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
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OIL TANK ABANDONMENT ON LONG ISLAND I don't know if this applies to other states but, here on Long Island, when you convert to gas heat from oil, the oil tank must be abandoned properly. Years ago, it didn't matter but, with the new concern for environmental protection, soil and water contaminati...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
Comments 9
SUPER BOWL XLVI - ZACHARY BORST OF MERRICK, NY MERRICK has been in the news a lot lately. We must be on a winning streak! Merrick resident, Zachary Borst, 26, was picked as the winner of the Chevrolet Route 66 video submission contest which will air during the 46th Super Bowl.  He wins the much s...

By Kenneth M Rossman, FL Certified General Real Estate Appraiser #RZ3504
(Appraiser, Ken Rossman)
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Real Estate Appraiser Appraisals Merrick NY We are a quality orientated  real estate appraisal firm serving Merrick, Nassau County, Long Island, New York; extremely experienced in appraising one and two family homes in Merrick and throughout Southern Nassau County. I grew up in  Wantagh NY very c...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
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NATIONAL INTEL SCIENCE COMPETITION AS IF THE BELLMORE-MERRICK SCHOOL DISTRICT didn't already have enough to be proud of, yesterday they captured 5 of the 300 semifinalist slots in this prestigious, pre-college science contest that began in 1942. They are in alphabetical order: Asia Brown Brett Go...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
Comments 12
Two limousines and a Humvee from the 1st 69th Infantry Division 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, Chanukah treats and Dignitar...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
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SANFORD H. CALHOUN HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC DEPARTMENT Winter Concert  2011 Calhoun H.S., one of Merrick's three, is famous for its award-winning music department. Several times a year, the students get to showcase their talent at various music festivals and other local neighborhood concerts. This year'...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
Comments 15
SENIORS REAL ESTATE SPECIALIST  If you're thinking of making the Mature Market your real estate niche, there are some important personality traits you may want to make sure you possess for a completely successful business relationship: Ability to explain the process completely Ability to demonstr...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
Comments 9
REVERSE MORTGAGES AND CIRCUMSTANCES THAT MAKE IT A GOOD FIT Through a 3rd party, I learned that a homeowner was trying to sell but was unable, at this time, to sell it for the amount she needed to make in order to move on. She is presently considering a reverse mortgage. The first question I woul...

By Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500)
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AUTUMN ARRIVES ON LONG ISLAND   Normally, around this time right before Thanksgiving, the trees are mostly bare. This season, it seems like it took just a little longer than usual to see our Fall colors. I'm quite sure it was the crazy weather patterns we had earlier this year that caused the del...

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