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By Rose Marinaccio
(Coldwell Banker Residential Properties)
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It feels like July has barely started, and yet the month is halfway over. Despite the fact that summer is here, and it’s usually a slow time of year, the real estate market continues to impress many. Already, 5 homes have gone into Conditional Contract since July 1st, while 5 properties are Pendi...

By Rose Marinaccio
(Coldwell Banker Residential Properties)
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SCARSDALE The number of homes sold in Scarsdale in 2010 has increased dramatically versus the same period in 2009. There were 76 homes which had Title pass to new owners in the first six months of this year. That number is up from the 52 homes which sold in 2009, for an increase of over 46%. The ...

By Rose Marinaccio
(Coldwell Banker Residential Properties)
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Celebrating their 41st anniversary playing in Scarsdale, The Westchester Band performed their second concert last evening in Chase Park in the downtown village. The Westchester Band is conducted by Alan Hollander, a professional musician since the age of eighteen. He has also conducted the Americ...

By Rose Marinaccio
(Coldwell Banker Residential Properties)
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The Hartsdale Farmers Market is back! Founded in 1993, and sponsored by the Town of Greenburgh, June 19th is the official start to their season. Every Saturday, you can expect to see stands loaded with fresh fruits, vegetables, breads and pastries. The market will run every Saturday through Nove...

By Rose Marinaccio
(Coldwell Banker Residential Properties)
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Chase Road and Spencer Place were closed down early Saturday morning, June 19th for the arrival of no less than 95 artisans from around the world who were showcasing and selling their creations. Publicized for weeks, and with the help of sunny blue skies, the event was packed. Artists were able ...

By Rose Marinaccio
(Coldwell Banker Residential Properties)
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What is the effect on Real Estate when you have high property taxes? There are lots of buyers looking to break into the Scarsdale and Edgemont markets. They've heard of the great school systems and family friendly communities. But the taxes are high…really high. Even for Westchester County, which...

By Rose Marinaccio
(Coldwell Banker Residential Properties)
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  It’s almost June, a time when High School Seniors are getting ready to graduate. The caps and gowns are being sized, and excitement is in the air! High School is almost over for them, and college is on its way. So why are parents so worried? It’s been said time and time again, people move here ...

By Rose Marinaccio
(Coldwell Banker Residential Properties)
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  It's almost that time of year again, the day all Scarsdale and Edgemont homeowners have been waiting for...GRIEVANCE DAY at the Tax Assessor's office! June 1st is officially the first day in the tax grievance process.  In Scarsdale, this process lasts until the third Tuesday of the month, which...

By Rose Marinaccio
(Coldwell Banker Residential Properties)
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Springtime in Scarsdale, yeah it's finally here! The beautiful weather is out which means that it's time to think about Landscaping. Homes that are coming onto the market are especially concerned with making sure they have great curb appeal. Nothing can dazzle and attract a buyer like colorful f...

By Rose Marinaccio
(Coldwell Banker Residential Properties)
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Most people are aware that solar panels can produce electricity for homes, but there is still a great deal of confusion about how it works. There is also a lack of education regarding the tremendous government incentives which are now available to homeowners. When solar panels are installed on a ...

By Rose Marinaccio
(Coldwell Banker Residential Properties)
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In the real estate market, most people thinking of selling are asking, "What is my property worth?" Putting a value on a piece of real estate can be both a science and an art. The value of a property is in the eye of the beholder. Real Estate prices can come from your tax assessor, a recent appra...

By Rose Marinaccio
(Coldwell Banker Residential Properties)
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The annual Scarsdale High School carnival included fun, rides and lots of great food! There were great adventures for the whole family. And it was certainly one of the best ways to donate to charity. Mr. Neil Ginsberg, a teacher at Scarsdale High School, has ten years of overseeing the carnival....

By Rose Marinaccio
(Coldwell Banker Residential Properties)
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Bidding wars -two words that are music to a seller's ears. Once thought to be a relic of the real estate boom, "bidding wars" have started reappearing, especially in the Scarsdale area. In the past, these bidding battles were knock-em-dead-punches made by buyers who had barely made it into the d...

By Rose Marinaccio
(Coldwell Banker Residential Properties)
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Sales doubled in the 1st quarter of 2010 in Scarsdale versus the same period in 2009, confirming what many real estate agents already know in the area, the number of home sales in the area are rising. According to data retrieved from the Westchester-Putnam Multiple Listing Service, the number of ...

By Ruthmarie Hicks
(Keller Williams NY Realty - 120 Bloomingdale Road #101, White Plains NY 10605)
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The landlocked Village of Scarsdale NY is something of a symbol for the affluence of Westchester County.  The town was founded officially in 1788.  It remained a small town of mostly farmers and farm-workers until the Harlem Line railway was established, connecting Scarsdale to Manhattan.  At th...

By Ruthmarie Hicks
(Keller Williams NY Realty - 120 Bloomingdale Road #101, White Plains NY 10605)
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Real estate in Scarsdale NY has a remarkably sparse number of cooperatives located within  the Scarsdale municipality.  The famous Garth Road cooperatives – though conveniently located with resepect to Metro-North and village shopping, are not truly in the Village of Scarsdale. If you are lookin...

By Rose Marinaccio
(Coldwell Banker Residential Properties)
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I recently read this, and decided to post it here. I hope everyone will enjoy it as much as I did.   I've been on a big kick lately about people bringing passion to their jobs. I don't care if they are an artist, a banker, a teacher, a waiter or whatever. We need to realize that everyone benefits...

By Rose Marinaccio
(Coldwell Banker Residential Properties)
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Tips for the First-Time Home Buyer Buying your first home is one of the most exciting things you will ever do. If you have spent years living in apartments, there is nothing more satisfying than owning your own property. The process can be a little lengthy, and you might hit a few bumps in the ro...

By Rose Marinaccio
(Coldwell Banker Residential Properties)
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Every day, the news media reports some sort of bleak commentary regarding the economy, government, healthcare, etc. Sometimes it's a wonder that any of us is able to continue going on with our lives. Another month has passed with an outrageous number of job losses, you almost you wonder how anyon...

By Rose Marinaccio
(Coldwell Banker Residential Properties)
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With Scarsdale and Edgemont having received yet another snow storm, most people are counting the days till spring and summer arrives. And what is one of the best features to have in the summer? Why, a pool, of course. Like Clark Griswold in National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, who fantasizes ab...

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