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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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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...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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...They are. I held a Broker's Open House in Lindenhurst, Long Island today from 1:30 to 3:30. It wasn't too cold out and the sun was out and felt warm. This short sale home is winterized and has no heat, and no electric. After about a half hour of being in the house with only 1 agent showing up...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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Suffolk County Short Sale Market Report4th Quarter (Oct, Nov, Dec) 2009 230 Short Sale homes were placed on the market in Suffolk County, NY during this period. Average Listing Price: $269,684Taxes: $6,862 Low Listing Price: $45,000Taxes: $280.34 High Listing Price: $1,900,000Taxes: $26,727.25 S...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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Mystic Elements Florist & Gifts West Babylon New York My husband surprised me last night with this beautiful floral arrangement of roses! Thank you honey :) He purchased them at Mystic Elements Florist & Gifts in West Babylon. They are located at 419C Great East Neck Road. I've always been impres...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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I just want to share the snow. We got about 10" here in West Babylon Long Island New York:       I had nothing else better to do yesterday..................

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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Snow Storm On Long Island - It's Time To Have Fun! Forget the shoveling for now. You are home from work, the kids are home from school. Do something fun for a change! ...Make a snowman ...Go sledding ...Have a good 'ol fashioned snowball fight with the neighbors ...Play with your dog in the snow ...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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First Time Home Buyers - What Do You Mean My Job Is Done? I am currently working with a wonderful couple who are first time home buyers. They were approved for an FHA mortgage and wanted to purchase a condo in the Ronkonkoma area of Long Island where they are more affordable. But, a 40 minute co...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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To Maintain A Healthy Level Of Insanity 1. At Lunch Time, Sit In Your Parked Car With Sunglasses on and point a Hair Dryer At Passing Cars. See if they  Slow Down. 2. Page Yourself Over The Intercom.. Don't Disguise Your Voice! 3. Every Time Someone Asks You To Do Something, ask If They Want Frie...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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You Are Never Too Old To Start A New Career I just had a conversation with a long time friend of over 30 years and she wants to start a new career as an Esthetician. She has been wanting to do this for so long and when you work 40+ hours a week it's difficult to be able to go to school. She is u...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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Long Island, Manhattan and New York State Job Resources I complied a short list of job resources to assist you in your job search. I hope you find it helpful! Companies on Long Island, Manhattan and New York State New York Job Source Long Island's Fastest Growing Careers Long Island Jobs New York...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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Babylon Real Estate Market Report Sold Homes For January 2010 This real estate market report for Babylon, New York is being compared to 2008 & 2009: There were 2 homes that sold in January of 2008 There were 4 homes that sold in January of 2009 This month, there are 8 homes that sold in Babylon, ...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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Babylon Real Estate Market Report New Homes Listed For January 2010 This real estate market report for Babylon, New York is being compared to 2008 & 2009: There were no homes listed in January of 2008 and 2009. That is not uncommon for Babylon, New York. Babylon does not have a high turnover of h...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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What Are You Grateful For Today? As I'm getting ready to start my day, I realize that not everyone feels grateful for what they have. Maybe it's because they lost their job, are having financial difficulties because of that, and maybe they are facing the possibility of losing their home. I'm not...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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Saturday Night Funny At All American Hamburger In Massapequa Little kids are too cute. They always ask why even when they are past the ''why" stage which normally starts at around 2 or 3. I decided I wanted All American located in Massapequa, New York. My Grandmother used to take me there on week...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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Selling Your Home on Long Island - Why Didn't The Internet Marketing Plan Work? I see so many expired and withdrawn listings on the Multiple Listing Service Long Island and it's almost always the same reason: lack of Internet marketing. How do I know? I can tell by the agency that listed the hom...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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Feng Shui Workshop On Long Island With Carol Provenzale and Laura Cerrano Carole Provenzale and Laura Cerrano did an excellent job tonight with their Feng Shui workshop in Farmingdale Long Island! We learned about Feng Shui principles including the history of Feng Shui, the different Methods of ...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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Luxury Homes on Long Island Market Report 4th Quarter of 2009 & 2008 For Suffolk County Luxury Homes That Closed in October, November & December of 2009 59 Luxury Homes Sold In 2009Average Listing Price: $2,037,703Average Sold Price:    $1,816,735Average Property Taxes: $17,865Average Days on th...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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Toyota Screwed Up - But Who's Going To Pay For It? A few million Toyota cars were recalled due to the gas pedal sticking. Those 8 models represent 57% of Toyota's 2009 U.S. sales. Toyota dealerships across Long Island and the rest of the the country have to halt sales. They spend hundreds of tho...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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Selling Your Home On Long Island and Market Value Market value is market value plain and simple. I've had listing appointments knowing a home cannot be put on the market due to the mortgages being higher than market value. Do I cancel that appointment? No. I made a commitment to meet with you an...

By Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!"
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
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How To Interview A Real Estate Agent When Selling Your Home - What You Didn't Think To Ask! As a Realtor®, I meet a lot of homeowners during the course of my day. I am always amazed at how they do not know to ask certain questions or have knowledge about marketing, market value, commission, and e...

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