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By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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New York Real Estate Agency Disclosure I Ain't Signing No Stinkin' Form!! As a Realtor, I do open houses for clients and also other agents as a favor when they are stuck. New York State requires us Realtors to give buyers the Agency Disclosure form to let them know that Realtors work for the sel...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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Finding A Realtor To Help Sell Your Home In Babylon, West Babylon & Lindenhurst Long Island, Isn't Rocket Science... A Realtor works for you, the seller, plain and simple. Here are some things that are crucial in getting your home sold: My job is to make sure you get 12 pictures of your home into...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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Easter Egg Hunts On Long Island - Breakfast With The Easter Bunny - And Activities Across Long Island Spring is just about here and that means Easter is soon upon us! Below are links to great Easter Egg Hunts and Spring Festivals across Long Island: White Post Farms - 250 Old Country Road, Melvi...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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Short Sale Federal Program To Start April 5th, 2010 For those of you that do not know, the Obama administration is trying to encourage home owners to take the short sale route to avoid foreclosure. In short, (no pun intended :)) a short sale is when you have to sell your home for less than what ...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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Babylon Home Buying Seminar - Babylon Public Library On 3/11/2010 This home buying seminar is not just for first time home buyers. If you haven't bought a home in years, things have changed dramatically! Learn about the home buying process, including how to apply for government grants and tax inc...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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A Realtor That Will Work Hard For You From Beginning To End And Beyond....Call Jackie Connelly-Fornuff Today! No matter what, I'll be with you from beginning to end and beyond. Whether you are buying or selling, deal with a Realtor that knows your needs come first always!

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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Daylight Savings Time Spring Ahead On 3/14/10 I long for this time of year! Spring ahead means, springtime! Ah, warmer weather, planting pretty flowers, the sounds of lawnmowers (ok, I don't mow but stay with me here), the sounds of children having fun, being able to stay outdoors longer, bbq's....

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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Down Payment Housing Assistance On Long Island There are some organizations that assist with down payments, and give mortgage assistance on Long Island. Below are links to these organizations: Long Island Housing Partnership New York Down Payment Assistance Nassau County Down Payment Assistance ...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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Whalers Cove Condos Babylon Village Real Estate Market Report For February 2010 Newly Listed Condos 2 Average Listing Price $336,950 Average Taxes $3,718 There were no condos under contract and no condos closed during February 2010. Interesting stuff huh? This was the shortest market report ever...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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Whalers Cove Condos Babylon Village Real Estate Market Report For January 2010 There were no newly listed condos and no conds under contract for January 2010. Only 1 unit sold in January:   Condos That Sold 1 Listing Price $325,000 Contract Price $290,000 Sold Price $290,000 Bedrooms 2 Kitchen E...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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Babylon Village Real Estate Market Report For February 2010   Newly Listed Homes 8 Average Listing Price $555,973 Average Taxes $11,971 Under Contract 2 Average Listing Price $364,495 Original Price $384,745 Taxes $7,447 Days On The Market 136     Homes That Sold 2 Average Listing Price $424,945...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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Top 10 Cities with Climbing Home Prices Home prices aren’t tanking everywhere. In some cities they have bounced pretty high off the bottom, according to a report in Forbes magazine. Altos Research examined data for every U.S. city with at least 100 homes on the market – about 8,000 cities. It id...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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Tax Credit Due To Expire June 30th - Home Buyers and Sellers, What Are You Waiting For? The tax credit will be expiring on June 30, 2010. Everyone has to be in contract by April 30, 2010. What are you waiting for? If buyers cannot afford to buy, then of course you can't buy. But the buyers that ...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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Five Guys Burgers And Fries - Fast Food That Is Real Food My husband had been wanting to go to Five Guys Burgers go since it opened in Amityville, New York a few months ago. Me? Well, I always have my doubts about new fast food places because I have images of frozen beef stored for too long and ...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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South Bay Elementary School In West Babylon Needs Your Help! My husband received this email from someone in his running group that is coordinating donations:Hi All Many of you have heard about the West Babylon school fire. The k-5 South Bay Elementary School was destroyed. It appears that books f...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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 Avi Korine Home Inspector Dix Hills Long Island This past Saturday, my buyers had an inspection scheduled for their co-op purchase. They decided to use Avi Korine because I told them he's very thorough to say the least. He's fair and doesn't overprice repairs that are needed. Avi was there for j...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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Short Sale Homes Suffolk County Real Estate Market Report For January 2010 Newly Listed Short Sale Homes: 195Average Listing Price: $315,947Average Taxes: $7,696Low-End Listing Price: $80,000Taxes: $2,308 High-End Listing Price: $3,000,000Taxes: $21,650   Short Sales Homes Under Contract: 97Aver...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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West Babylon Sunrise...... Both photos were taken outside my front door. Sometimes, the tree looks like it's on fire but today it wasn't as dramatic and the clouds quickly covered the sun soon after these photos were taken.

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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Real Estate News & Trends Here are links to important information on real estate housing trends, pending home sales, mortgages and other articles to help you. I will post articles like this each week. Real Estate Outlook Loans For Green Homes Real Estate Outlook: Positive Moment The Kitchen Is S...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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South Bay Elementary School In West Babylon Ravaged by Fire Last night a fire destroyed 2 of 3 wings of this beloved elementary school that educates 400 children, Kindergarten through 5th grade. It continued to rage for 6 hours into the wee hours of the morning today. A gas line exploded in the c...

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