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By Jennifer Fivelsdal, Mid Hudson Valley real estate connection
( JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571)
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 One necessary ingredient for a community to achieve economic success is affordable housing.  This has been a concern for leaders in both the public and private sector in the Hudson Valley area. One such organization who has been in the forefront of exploring ideas as to how progress can be made ...

By Carol Culkin, ReeceNichols, Overland Park Residential Real Estate
(ReeceNichols Real Estate)
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The area's largest home show showcases products and services for homeowners. The Home Show is an event designed for homeowners in all stages of remodeling, landscaping and decorating their homes. This event includes exhibits with merchandise, sample interior and exterior vignettes, and product de...

By Carol Culkin, ReeceNichols, Overland Park Residential Real Estate
(ReeceNichols Real Estate)
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B.B. King is the legendary 'King of the Blues', with 50 albums, an astonishing 18 Grammy Awards, and an induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of fame, B.B. King is a legend and one of the greatest performers of our time. The King of the Blues and special guest Murali Coryell in an unforgettable eve...

By Carol Culkin, ReeceNichols, Overland Park Residential Real Estate
(ReeceNichols Real Estate)
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Living in Dutchess County provides a wonderful balance of lifestyles. You will enjoy two distinct worlds. The closeness to New York City will fulfill the fast paced metropolitan desires while you live in the relaxing bucolic country setting you will come to know as home. Mid-Hudson Multiple Listi...

By Robert Honders
(Appraisal Solutions)
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By Carol Culkin, ReeceNichols, Overland Park Residential Real Estate
(ReeceNichols Real Estate)
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While we were parishioners of a neighboring parish, I happened upon this beautifully restored chapel. while in the process of planning our only daughter's wedding.  Not any church would do. Some were too cold and sterile, others were worn and dated. Sad to say, some priests did not have much time...

By Carol Culkin, ReeceNichols, Overland Park Residential Real Estate
(ReeceNichols Real Estate)
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Sesame Street Live - February, 29 - March, 2 Great family fun awaits, When Super Grover loses his superness, Sesame Street needs a hero! Never fear, Elmo, Zoe, Big Bird and friends are here. Get set to join The Fabulous Five, a new team of Sesame heroes, as they work to put the "super" back in Su...

By Carol Culkin, ReeceNichols, Overland Park Residential Real Estate
(ReeceNichols Real Estate)
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On April 5-6 there will be a two-day event located in downtown Poughkeepsie, NY in the heart of the Hudson Valley which attracts approximately 25,000 people each year. This event is designed for children and their families to come together and enjoy interactive, hands-on learning experiences in a...

By Carol Culkin, ReeceNichols, Overland Park Residential Real Estate
(ReeceNichols Real Estate)
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I have myself to blame for being a risk taker. I didn't get a flu shot this year. I've never had one - I am a baby when it comes to needles. Luckily, I rarely get the flu. So, I am making up for it this year. I am just getting over a second bout with the flu - the first time was at the end of Nov...

By Jeffrey Dolfinger, NRBA Member
(24/7 Realty Inc.)
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Announced just today NY has about 80 million dollars of NEW federal money to assist homeowners with their heating bills for the balance of the season.  The program is called HEAP and is administered through New Yorks Social Services Departments.  Call your local county office to see if you quailf...

By Jeffrey Dolfinger, NRBA Member
(24/7 Realty Inc.)
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So many brokers including myself have gotten away from taking earnest money deposits from buyers.  At least where I reside brokers do not prepare contracts and every binder stated that the binder was only in place until the contract was superceded by a formaly lawyers contract.  I know this is no...

By Carol Culkin, ReeceNichols, Overland Park Residential Real Estate
(ReeceNichols Real Estate)
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In putting together MLS statistics for a client presentation, I aim for a clear snapshot of what has happened in the Dutchess County real estate market over the last few years. I went as far back as 2003 - the last healthy year for sales. When analyzing the changes from year to year, the figures ...

By Carol Culkin, ReeceNichols, Overland Park Residential Real Estate
(ReeceNichols Real Estate)
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The current average selling price in Dutchess County is just over $375,000. So, I am wondering just what this would buy in other areas of the country. I am creating this post to encourage other Realtors to share and compare. Here is what $375,000 looks like in my community - I am hoping to get a ...

By Jeffrey Dolfinger, NRBA Member
(24/7 Realty Inc.)
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This is Part 2 to my follow up of the blog posted above about 1 week ago.  Part 2 will detail some common mistakes made by lenders in the foreclosure process. I make these statements not to give legal advice should be viewed as opinion based on employment experience, and a lawyer should be consul...

By Jeffrey Dolfinger, NRBA Member
(24/7 Realty Inc.)
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So this blog places me at #1 in my area if I did the math correctly.  1)A month ago I asked does it matter whether or not you blog for points.  Answer- it does not matter as long as your subject matter is timely and relevant to your area or area of expertise.2) Does blogging work?  Absolutley thi...

By Jeffrey Dolfinger, NRBA Member
(24/7 Realty Inc.)
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Okay, i'm done, the mall was jammed this morning.  I really need to change the way I do things.  I am such the last minute man.  No parking, people fighting over parking, you could barely walk inside and now everyone is in a rush to get to their families etc for tonight.This shopping season is cr...

By Jeffrey Dolfinger, NRBA Member
(24/7 Realty Inc.)
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Today while going to pick up rent from a tenant that has been calling as ready since the 5th I arrived to find out that her apartment had been broken into the night before.  After verifing the story with the local PD my wife and I decidied to do something we normally do through our church.  This ...

By Jeffrey Dolfinger, NRBA Member
(24/7 Realty Inc.)
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Just returned from the mall day 2 of shopping just before Christmas.  Upon arrival at 11 am the mall was busy but not that bad.  Boy by noon it was jammed packed.  Thank god I'm a fast shopper as I was able to do my price comparisons, pick up my items and be out of there by 1:30p.  The mall was v...

By Jeffrey Dolfinger, NRBA Member
(24/7 Realty Inc.)
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I'm a last minute shopper so I figured i would do a mall report almost daily up until Christmas.  12/22/2007 was my second day of shopping.  I arrived at the mall at 5pm and stayed until 9pm.  The mall was not bad at all.  It actually seemed to be a little slow for this time of year and slower th...

By Jeffrey Dolfinger, NRBA Member
(24/7 Realty Inc.)
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What am I talking about?  Its called the Home Equity Theft Prevention Act. This act requires buyers of pre-foreclosures to register with the state and pay a fee for registration if they plan on buying a property that has been declared in default by the lender.  The law is very specific about the ...

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