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Finding a Workout Buddy in a New City
Posted on 07/14/2019
Finding a Workout Buddy in a New City
A workout buddy is someone with which you train, exercise, and get fit. A workout partner is also someone to set plans with and have the same ideas to achieve your goals. Everyone needs a workout a partner to motivate and support them. Having a work out partner can make your routine fun and help you follow your...
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6158 Liebig Avenue, Bronx, NY 10471 is now new to the market!
Posted on 07/10/2019
6158 Liebig Avenue, Bronx, NY 10471 is now new to the market!
Look At This!!!! A nearly 2,500sf single-family home including 5BRs, 2.5 Baths, private driveway & garage parking in leafy North Riverdale/Bronx School District 10. The potential is as vast as the interior living space at a price that allows for configuring all that square footage to your needs while keeping as much of the 1920 architectural detail as you like. The location is equally convenient for commuting to Manhattan or Westchester by car, express bus, or MetroNorth and zoned for lauded District 10 public schools; also convenient to several renowned private schools in Riverdale. Walk or drive to shopping, dining, and multiple houses...
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Breathe New Life Into Your Kitchen
Posted on 07/07/2019
Breathe New Life Into Your Kitchen
Among the upgrades most sought in a kitchen are new cabinets and appliances, granite, marble, or even concrete countertops, and the ubiquitous farmhouse-style sink top the list. If the expense of these renovations is out of reach, however, there are some simple changes that can give your kitchen a new look. Open shelving, for example, can breathe new...
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Getting Your Home Ready for Sale
Posted on 06/30/2019
Getting Your Home Ready for Sale
Getting your home ready to sell involves more than just packing all of your property in boxes and leaving. It begins right from the time you move in. Often it even starts before you buy another home. Many people rely on money from the sale of their home to buy their next home. If you are in this...
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Another Property Sold - 83-85 Woodhaven Boulevard #6B, Call Listing Agent, NY 11421
Posted on 06/28/2019
Another Property Sold - 83-85 Woodhaven Boulevard #6B, Call Listing Agent, NY 11421
Make this compact, top-floor unit your own with a little or a lot of updating. An affordable 1BR in the well-maintained Forest Park Co-Op, nestled in a corner of expansive Forest Park. Low M/M of $471.35 includes electric, gas, heat, water, RE taxes; additional fees for a/c units & d/w. Max 80% financing. Application fees total $650. Flip tax $300/share w/39 shares. Two cats are allowed; dogs are not. Subletting not allowed. Building amenities: laundry room, bike room; garage & storage bins waitlisted. Enjoy many Forest Park amenities such as: golf course, ball fields, handball, playground, carousel, skate park, sitting areas, walking...
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Must-Have Kitchen Appliances
Posted on 06/23/2019
Must-Have Kitchen Appliances
The kitchen truly is the heart of most homes, and when it comes to choosing the best appliances to have in your kitchen, you must consider every item within the broader context of your eating lifestyle. But all things being equal, the following is a list of must-have kitchen appliances that every kitchen should have. High-Speed Blender. Blenders...
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Treading Lightly in a Home Gym
Posted on 06/16/2019
Treading Lightly in a Home Gym
Just because your new house doesn’t have room for a gym doesn’t mean you can’t get a workout there. Items all over your home make perfect gym props, so all you need is a little floor space—no special rooms required. Built-in Workouts The most natural workout in your home is to use the stairs. If you have more...
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18-15 215 Street #12R, Call Listing Agent, NY 11360 now has a new price of $399,900!
Posted on 06/11/2019
18-15 215 Street #12R, Call Listing Agent, NY 11360 now has a new price of $399,900!
Priced To Sell This Summer! This is your opportunity to buy a large, Deluxe 1BR with unobstructed water views on a high floor at a low price in the Towers at Water's Edge – the full-service, waterfront co-op with 24/7 doorman; attended garage; 3 elevators to all floors; common laundry; resort-style pool; on-site gym, grocery/deli, dry cleaner, salon, tennis courts, and playground. The interior living space is ready for a little or a lot of renovation and the breezy balcony is double sized. Monthly Maintenance & Fees: Base = $1122.41; Utility (gas & electric) = $96.25; Energy Assessment = $42.72; Amenities Fee = $100; Capital Assessment...
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Checked Your Dryer Vent Lately?
Posted on 06/09/2019
Checked Your Dryer Vent Lately?
The average American washes 600 loads of laundry per year. That’s a lot of dirty clothes that are being washed and dried. While most people remember to empty their dryer’s lint filter, many neglect the task of checking their dryer ventilation. Keeping a clean dryer vent is a maintenance task that is sure to protect your family. Reduce...
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18-15 215 Street #12R, Call Listing Agent, NY 11360 has an Open House on  Sunday, June 9, 2019 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Posted on 06/07/2019
18-15 215 Street #12R, Call Listing Agent, NY 11360 has an Open House on Sunday, June 9, 2019 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
The sweeping water views and potential of this 850sf one-bedroom apartment are great! Nothing to do but enjoy the unobstructed views from every room and the large, exclusive balcony. The interior living space is ready for a little or a lot of renovation. The price is an opportunity to buy into this full-service, waterfront co-op on a high floor at a low price. Towers at Water's Edge offer a 24/7 doorman; attended garage parking; 3 elevators to all floors; common laundry; on-site gym, grocery/deli, dry cleaner, salon, playground, tennis courts, and resort-style pool. Monthly Maintenance & Fees: Base = $1122.41; Utility (gas & electric) =...
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Can the Property Buying Journey Be Quick and Easy?
Posted on 06/02/2019
Can the Property Buying Journey Be Quick and Easy?
There is no need to struggle as you pursue your dream home. In fact, there are many things you can do to ensure the homebuying journey is quick and easy. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you enjoy a seamless property buying experience. 1. Know Where You Want to Reside It often helps to narrow...
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Choosing the Colors for Your Home
Posted on 05/26/2019
Choosing the Colors for Your Home
Many people find choosing the right color scheme to be the most overwhelming part of their home decoration process. After all, you have to consider furniture, doors, drapes, and other items before you pick any color. But it doesn't have to be all that difficult, a few simple rules can see through it with ease. Start with a...
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