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By Christopher Pagli, "I Stay Open Until You Close"
(William Raveis Legends Realty Group)
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Single Family Homes Sales There were 20 unit sales in June. This is down 9.1% from 22 in June of 2013. This is the highest unit sales have been since 26 in December, 2013. Sales/list price ratio in June moved up to 98.6% from 97.2% in May.   Prices Median price in June was $673,250. This is up 16...

By Ruthmarie Hicks
(Keller Williams NY Realty - 120 Bloomingdale Road #101, White Plains NY 10605)
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Clock Tower – downtown White Plains NY One of a series of photos I took in downtown White Plains at dusk.  Some things just have a different look at twilight.  The clock tower looks quite dramatic all lit up with the vibrant sunset in the background.  Wish I could say it was more inspiring by th...

By Women of Westchester Working Together, Women helping Women get ahead
(Women of Westchester Working Together)
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I'd like to share a tale, as it were, of two different salesmen I recently met in Westchester County, and of which won the dinner event business we were bringing to the table.  I was shocked at the differences. Our client was looking for a great venue in the White Plains, NY area to book an eveni...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
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Westchester County New York has some great entrepreneurs.  Eight of these entrepreneurs have just completed 12 weeks of the Academy for Entrepreneurial Excellence.  They are ready to take their businesses to the next level. The Academy is a joint program of The Business Council of Westchester and...

By Women of Westchester Working Together, Women helping Women get ahead
(Women of Westchester Working Together)
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Pets are such an important part of the family, and we recognize it.  We have many customers that ask us about what types of floors work best for dogs, cats, and pets in general.  Below is a collection of several articles that should come in handy for pet owners so that you can optimize your choic...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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Feng Shui WestChester NY Feng Shui Consultations with Laura Cerrano Is the energy in your home, apartment or buisness feeling stagnant or stuck?  Or perhaps you are simply looking to renovate or redesign your space utilizing the principles of Feng Shui.  This beautiful ancient practice can help ...

By Ruthmarie Hicks
(Keller Williams NY Realty - 120 Bloomingdale Road #101, White Plains NY 10605)
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This is my latest installment of “Sights Of The Season” – even if it is a bit of a cheat….It was just the other day that I got a call  from a client requesting twilight photographs of a listed home.  This is the first time I’ve worked with twilight photography on a home that was decorated for the...

By Ruthmarie Hicks
(Keller Williams NY Realty - 120 Bloomingdale Road #101, White Plains NY 10605)
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My latest and greats on my “Sights Of The Season” series – Previous installments can be accessed through my Holiday Season Archive of this blog which includes photos from Halloween onward. Some photos are just plain FUN to take.  Santa is visiting White Plains on his vintage tractor!  After all, ...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
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    Would you like to grow your business and take it to the next level?  How have your employees performed under your leadership.  Are you a member of a great business organization that can help you grow your business? These topics will be discussed today when I sit down with Dr. Marsha Gordon, C...

By Ruthmarie Hicks
(Keller Williams NY Realty - 120 Bloomingdale Road #101, White Plains NY 10605)
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This is the 3rd installment of my “Sights Of The Season” series.  You can see the first two installments by clicking the links:  A cozy corner by the fire  and Holiday lights. This was taken at H Carlson’s Florist a couple of weeks ago.  They decorate their trees like nobody’s business and its tr...

By Ruthmarie Hicks
(Keller Williams NY Realty - 120 Bloomingdale Road #101, White Plains NY 10605)
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I went to a wonderful party on Sunday afternoon.  The home had a large number of happy people celebrating the holiday season.  As the party wound down, I became aware of the cutest cat that I’ve seen in a long time.  Apparently, she had been keeping a low profile while so many people had invaded ...

By Ruthmarie Hicks
(Keller Williams NY Realty - 120 Bloomingdale Road #101, White Plains NY 10605)
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Happy Holidays Everyone! For the next couple of weeks,  I will be trying to post a photo every day from that depicts the sites of the season.  They won’t necessarily be all about Christmas or any of the other holidays.  They will just be symbolic of this special time of year.   This first photo w...

By Hillary Sheperd, Co-Owner ~ Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon, NY
(Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon)
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MEETUP - Westchester County with Debbie Gartner's great group!   I had missed a few in the past year, for conventions, one mini vacay and a minor surgery.  It seems that Debbie Gartner's great invites to our Westchester Rainmaker meetups just could not jive with my startups schedule and personal ...

By Ruthmarie Hicks
(Keller Williams NY Realty - 120 Bloomingdale Road #101, White Plains NY 10605)
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If you need special arrangements for the holiday season – H. Carlson’s Florist’s is a great place to visit for both inspiration and to order any special arrangements for your holiday decor.  Nancy Schellhas has been creating numerous arrangements like this every year and he customers have come t...

By Ruthmarie Hicks
(Keller Williams NY Realty - 120 Bloomingdale Road #101, White Plains NY 10605)
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These days, with so much on the internet, local businesses benefit from the use of professional photography.  As much as local businesses have relied on word of mouth over the years, many shoppers go to the internet first.  If they like what they see, they may actually put the business on their l...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
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  How are you managing all of the people processes in running your business?  There is much going on from motivating staff, hiring people, providing benefits and complying with the law.  You should consider attending the Human Resource Leadership conference in White Plains on November 12, 2013.  ...

By Ruthmarie Hicks
(Keller Williams NY Realty - 120 Bloomingdale Road #101, White Plains NY 10605)
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Porches can help sell homes.  This year I had several homes with impressive porches to photograph.  I see a lot of agents attempting to photograph porches and they almost always try to capture the porch from the street level as part of the money shot of the house, with perhaps a close-up closer t...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
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Today, September 29, 2013 is the last day this year for Bicycle Sundays on the Bronx River Parkway in Westchester County.   On Sundays from 10-2, the Parkway is open for bicyclists, joggers, roller bladers and even walkers (and strollers).  Cars are not allowed.  Generally, the Bicycle Sundays ar...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
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Networking events for Women business owners in Westchester.   Professional Women of Westchester is a group of talented and motivated women business owners looking to help each other. The events are a great way to meet other like minded women looking to grow their business, and a great way to lear...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
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This is just a quick reminder that we will be having our Summer Westchester Meetup tomorrow, Tues August 20th at 6pm.  It will be in White Plains at Uno's, 14 Martine Ave.  There is free parking in the building at the Seasons.    If you live in the area, or if you happen to be here, we'd love to ...

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