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You Should Know These Fire Pit Safety Tips
Posted on 07/21/2019
You Should Know These Fire Pit Safety Tips
Fire pits are not only attractive but are also a fantastic addition to any rural backyard or homestead. They are inexpensive to use; they help to elongate the use of your yard through the fall and winter. However, you must be very cautious when you use a fire pit. You could set the house on fire if you...
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5 Edelweiss Lane, Congers, NY 10920 now has a new price of $599,000!
Posted on 07/16/2019
5 Edelweiss Lane, Congers, NY 10920 now has a new price of $599,000!
Pride of ownership abounds in this almost 2800 sq ft 4 bedroom, 3 full bathroom Colonial w/3 fireplaces. Inviting rocking chair front porch opens to large entry with light, bright, airy open floor plan. Beautiful living room with stone woodburning fireplace, recessed lighting & stone floor. Formal dining room leads to large eat in kitchen with loads of cabinets and counterspace. Huge, Dramatic great room with cathedral ceilings, exposed beams, brick fireplace, loads of windows, hardwood floor. Good size bedroom, updated bathroom, and laundry room complete main floor. Upper level boasts master suite with stone fireplace , 2 good size closets...
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Barbecuing in the Summer and Winter
Posted on 07/14/2019
Barbecuing in the Summer and Winter
Everyone loves barbecue, whether you are from the South (famous for barbecue) or New York City. There is nothing like a grilled steak. As city and state laws have changed, though, how you can barbecue has changed too. Years ago, an everyday barbecue cooked on charcoal briquettes was the norm. Today, although you can still buy charcoal and...
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125 Orange Turnpike, Sloatsburg, NY 10974 now has a new price of $374,900!
Posted on 07/09/2019
125 Orange Turnpike, Sloatsburg, NY 10974 now has a new price of $374,900!
Meticulously maintained & loaded w/charm & character, this 4 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath center hall colonial is located in the heart of the Village of Sloatsburg. Inviting rocking chair front porch. Light, bright & airy entry leads to oversized living room w/wood-burning fireplace (w/ insert), large formal dining room & eat-in-kitchen w/oak cabinets, great counter-space & ceramic tile floor. 1/2 bath. Additional rm perfect for office or library. French door from living room leads to beautiful glass enclosed sun room. Upper level features large master bedroom with walk-in closet. 3 additional good size bedrooms & updated full bath w/custom tile &...
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Where Do I Use a Sconce?
Posted on 07/07/2019
Where Do I Use a Sconce?
First things first: what is a sconce? Also known as wall sconces, these light fixtures hang on the wall rather than on the ceiling. Unlike ceiling lights, pendants, and chandeliers, scones have more versatile uses, and you can place them in almost any room in the house. The idea of a sconce came from old-fashioned torches that rested...
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Another Property Sold - 16 Poplar Street, Nanuet, NY 10954
Posted on 07/03/2019
Another Property Sold - 16 Poplar Street, Nanuet, NY 10954
Pride of ownership abounds in this 5 bedroom, 3 full bath expanded split level on almost 1/2 acre. Main floor features living room w/ bay window & formal dining room, both w/gleaming brazilian cherry hardwood floors. Beautifully updated kitchen w/granite countertops & backsplash & young stainless steel appliances. Second floor boasts 3 good size bedrooms & updated full bath w/granite vanity & custom tile. Upper level boasts master bedroom suite w/updated full bathroom w/granite vanity, Jacuzzi & custom tile as well as good size 5th bedroom. New carpet on upper levels. Lower level perfect for den/office/playroom PLUS 3rd full bathroom....
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Video Tour  - 125 Orange Turnpike, Sloatsburg, NY 10974
Posted on 07/02/2019
Video Tour - 125 Orange Turnpike, Sloatsburg, NY 10974
Meticulously maintained & loaded w/charm & character, this 4 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath center hall colonial is located in the heart of the Village of Sloatsburg. Inviting rocking chair front porch. Light, bright & airy entry leads to oversized living room w/wood-burning fireplace (w/ insert), large formal dining room & eat-in-kitchen w/oak cabinets, great counter-space & ceramic tile floor. 1/2 bath. Additional rm perfect for office or library. French door from living room leads to beautiful glass enclosed sun room. Upper level features large master bedroom with walk-in closet. 3 additional good size bedrooms & updated full bath w/custom tile &...
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125 Orange Turnpike, Sloatsburg, NY 10974 is now new to the market!
Posted on 07/02/2019
125 Orange Turnpike, Sloatsburg, NY 10974 is now new to the market!
Meticulously maintained & loaded w/charm & character, this 4 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath center hall colonial is located in the heart of the Village of Sloatsburg. Inviting rocking chair front porch. Light, bright & airy entry leads to oversized living room w/wood-burning fireplace (w/ insert), large formal dining room & eat-in-kitchen w/oak cabinets, great counter-space & ceramic tile floor. 1/2 bath. Additional rm perfect for office or library. French door from living room leads to beautiful glass enclosed sun room. Upper level features large master bedroom with walk-in closet. 3 additional good size bedrooms & updated full bath w/custom tile &...
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Tips for a Healthy Heart
Posted on 06/30/2019
Tips for a Healthy Heart
Are you aware of the fact that hearts disease is one of the health conditions that kill people most? It is our responsibility to keep our heart in good shape through what we eat and our lifestyle. Here are five tips that will enable you to maintain a properly functioning heart: Consume a heart-healthy diet To keep your...
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Another Property Rented - 2 Duryea Place #3B, Nyack, NY 10960
Posted on 06/26/2019
Another Property Rented - 2 Duryea Place #3B, Nyack, NY 10960
Great opportunity to live in the sought after Village of Nyack. Oversized upper level one bedroom apartment with large living room, separate dining area, good size bedroom, full kitchen and bathroom. Beautiful hardwood floors throughout. Updated windows. Plenty of closets. Opening for wall air conditioning units, to be provided by tenant. Great views Rent includes heat, water, free laundry (in basement). Assigned parking space. Walk to town for shopping and dining. Great commuter location. Cats ok. No...
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Problems that Can Frustrate Your Home Sale Efforts
Posted on 06/23/2019
Problems that Can Frustrate Your Home Sale Efforts
Selling a home comes with some challenges that can frustrate a homeowner's sales effort without care. It is possible to think that your home will sell as soon as you put it up for sale. Sometimes it does not work that way, and a house may be on the market for several months or even years. Faults or...
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32 Cranford Drive, New City, NY 10956 now has a new price of $642,500!
Posted on 06/19/2019
32 Cranford Drive, New City, NY 10956 now has a new price of $642,500!
Meticulously maintained almost 3000 sq ft 5 bedrm,3 full bathrm center hall colonial located on one of the prettiest streets in North New City. Light,bright, open floor plan boasts lg entry leading to formal living rm & dining rm.Gorgeous updated eat in kitchen w/granite counter & backsplash,breakfast bar,stainless appliances,loads of cabinets, pantry. Family rm w/brick wood-burning firepl & built-in cabinetry.Beautifully finished bamboo flrs in living, dining kitchen & family rm.5th bedrm, updated full bath w/granite vanity,& laundry complete main level.Upper level features lg master suite w/beautifully renovated master bath w/custom...
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