Westchester County, NY Real Estate News

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Are you a leader who gets things done? Or are you talking the talk but not walking the walk? You may be practicing all the right management and leadership styles, but real beef is in the RESULTS.If you start by defining the results needed or the goals you wish to accomplish you can then grow the people and processes to ensure those results! This commonsense leadership style is called the Result-Based Model of Leadership.Here is an example of how you can align your entire team to your goals.It begins with setting goals through your organization's strategic plan that is focused on your vision. Here is where you can define the desired results from your team members.It continues by aligning the people and the processes to ensure its realization. The goal is to have all your operations linke...
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By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Many of us here on Active Rain are proud of our grandchildren.  It is such a delight to see them as they grow up.The feature picture is our daughter Ashley proudly posing with her boys--our grandsons.  Max is a firefighter for Halloween and Teddy is a dalmatian.  Ashley and Tom celebrated their 6th wedding anniversary on November 4th.  As Ashley wrote on her Facebook page, what we wished and prayed for has come true.  As parents and grandparents that message was very touching.Max was born during the pandemic but soon got acquainted with his cousins and made an number of friends in Ashley's mom's club.  He got plenty of attention and we read him many books.  Max can't sit still and loves to work with his dad and his grandfathers.  They just had a sprinkler system installed at their house...
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By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
I knew that it was going to be a big year when I saw signs by the Armonk police that said roads closed from 4pm to 7pm on Halloween.We go to a house of our friends on Glendale Ave.  That meant we had to drive from our house to their house before 4pm.  It did not take long for the street to begin to fill up with people. You can see our friend giving out treats.  We ran out of treats before the night ended.We went inside the house and had some warm food until the street reopened.If you are looking to make your Westchester NY or Fairfield CT business thrive please contact me.  914-953-4458ORIf you are looking to make your South Florida business thrive please contact me.  772-342-1066
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By Phyllis Lerner call 914.438.7556, Corcoran Legends Realty
(Corcoran Legends Realty)
The 20th annual Village of Tarrytown Halloween Parade steps off from Patriot’s Park at 5:30pm on Saturday, October 29. The parade route runs south along Broadway to Tarrytown’s Main Street. Block party to follow on Main Street with a DJ and live music, outdoor dining, performers, and much more!The Halloween parade is festive and fun for the whole family. Viewing along the the parade route is free and you can also participate by marching with a theme as a group or float for a chance to win prizes! Registration is required to be eligible for prizes.Fun fact: the starting point of the Tarrytown Halloween Parade is Patriots Park, which was the historic location of Wiley’s Swamp in “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” where Ichabod Crane first spots the Headless Horseman.In the dark shadow of the g...
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By Phyllis Lerner call 914.438.7556, Corcoran Legends Realty
(Corcoran Legends Realty)
Looking for the best things to do in Westchester and the Hudson Valley on Halloween weekend? Here are some family-friendly events and activities to add to your list for Halloween weekend.Halloween 2022 is packed with family-friendly things to do in Westchester and the Hudson Valley. From costume parties with ponies and zoo animals to trick-or-treating with firetrucks and celebrating the Mexican Day of the Dead, kids can wear their costumes all weekend long. Beyond our top picks below, we've profiled tons more things to do this holiday weekend in our Halloween Fun Guide for Westchester Kids, including our top picks for FREE Halloween events, not-so-scary Halloween activities for little ones, and even teen-friendly spooky haunted houses. Come Monday, October 31, you'll want to keep this l...
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By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Halloween is the time for the Legend of Sleepy Hollow.  Washington Irving the first significant American Author lived in Westchester County along the Hudson River valley.  Through Irving's legend we learn of Ichabod Crane and the tale of the Headless Horsemen.You can't help feeling like you are part of the Halloween haunting when you visit Sleepy Hollow and the old Dutch Church with its graveyard.Thanks to Arts Westchester you can watch the story of the Misadventures of Ichabod Crane.Watch it hereIf you are looking to make your Westchester NY or Fairfield CT business thrive please contact me.  914-953-4458ORIf you are looking to make your South Florida business thrive please contact me.  772-342-1066 Grant SchneiderPerformance Development StrategiesArmonk NY and Port St. Lucie FL
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By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Our grandson Maxwell had the time of his life with his parents when they visited the Great Jack O'Lantern BlazeThe Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze is a production of Historic Hudson Valley, a not for-profit educational organization supported by generous contributions from individuals, foundations, corporations, and government agencies.Their entrance ticket, membership, and merchandise purchases goes toward the charitable mission.It is a wonderland for a little boy.Max is overwhelmed with all of the lights, colors, and Jack O'Lanterns.Next day, "come on mom and dad.  This is the one I want for our house."If you are looking to make your Westchester NY or Fairfield CT business thrive please contact me.  914-953-4458ORIf you are looking to make your South Florida business thrive please contact m...
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By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
The keynote annual event of the Business Council of Westchester will take place tomorrow night.  The gala event will be held at the VIP Country Club in New Rochelle NY.This year's headline speaker will be Robert Halmi, Founder and CEO of Great Point Studios, owner of Lionsgate.  Halmi will discuss the opening of Lionsgate in Yonkers, the largest modern-built film and television production facility in the Northeast. It has changed the trajectory of economic development in Westchester’s largest city and the economic landscape of the county.This is an event for all serious Westchester County Business owners.  There are more opportunities to network will movers and shakers at the cocktail party alone.  Since Covid we have changed the venue for a packed hotel ballroom to a more open arrangem...
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By Phyllis Lerner call 914.438.7556, Corcoran Legends Realty
(Corcoran Legends Realty)
JUST CANCELLED - PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE - Sunday Oct 15th, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM - 11 Park Avenue Tarrytown NY 10591 - NOW CANCELLED!!$849,900 - Charming, well maintained, turn-of-the-century Tarrytown Village Colonial.. Close to all - near village center, train, school, shops, restaurants, parks and much more. Move right in to this 4 bedroom 1.5 bath colonial. Entry foyer leads to a large living room with beautiful hardwood floors, recessed lighting and wood burning fireplace. Living room opens up to a great sunroom with a wall of glass letting lots of natural light in. Gleaming hardwood floors throughout this pretty home as seen. Across the entry hall to a nice size dining room which has an opening to the updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, Granite counters and lots of...
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By Phyllis Lerner call 914.438.7556, Corcoran Legends Realty
(Corcoran Legends Realty)
PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE - Sunday Oct 9th, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM - 11 Park Avenue Tarrytown NY 10591 - a must see home!$849,900 - Charming, well maintained, turn-of-the-century Tarrytown Village Colonial.. Close to all - near village center, train, school, shops, restaurants, parks and much more. Move right in to this 4 bedroom 1.5 bath colonial. Entry foyer leads to a large living room with beautiful hardwood floors, recessed lighting and wood burning fireplace. Living room opens up to a great sunroom with a wall of glass letting lots of natural light in. Gleaming hardwood floors throughout this pretty home as seen. Across the entry hall to a nice size dining room which has an opening to the updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, Granite counters and lots of Shaker style cab...
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By Phyllis Lerner call 914.438.7556, Corcoran Legends Realty
(Corcoran Legends Realty)
$849,900 - Charming, well maintained, turn-of-the-century Tarrytown Village Colonial.. Close to all - near village center, train, school, shops, restaurants, parks and much more. Move right in to this 4 bedroom 1.5 bath colonial. Entry foyer leads to a large living room with beautiful hardwood floors, recessed lighting and wood burning fireplace. Living room opens up to a great sunroom with a wall of glass letting lots of natural light in. Gleaming hardwood floors throughout this pretty home as seen. Across the entry hall to a nice size dining room which has an opening to the updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, Granite counters and lots of Shaker style cabinetry. Door from dining room to raised deck and fenced in backyard. Beautiful, flat and private backyard with play set,...
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By Phyllis Lerner call 914.438.7556, Corcoran Legends Realty
(Corcoran Legends Realty)
"Anyone who has sold a house or has purchased a home knows how time consuming and frustrating it can be. My situation was one where both needed to be done at the same time. Phyllis made the procedure pleasant and as stress free as possible. She not only talked me through every stage of the process but she also went above and beyond in helping complete each task. Phyllis took the time to get to know what I was looking for in my new home. She researched many places and sought out the kind she knew I would like. She was more than patient and understood how hard this process is on a personal level. On the selling side, she was right on target on what was needed to be done as far as updates to the home and other details for reselling a home. Phyllis was always reliable and was always availab...
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By Phyllis Lerner call 914.438.7556, Corcoran Legends Realty
(Corcoran Legends Realty)
"I, and my family members, have bought and sold a number of residential and commercial properties throughout the years with the expert help of Phyllis Lerner, and will continue to do so in the future. All of us work only with her if it comes to real estate related matters because she is not only extremely knowledgeable, thorough, motivated and a top negotiator but also a very caring human being; in short an individual who represents the very best of her profession. She is one of the most respected and well known Realtors in Westchester County with impeccable and varied connections throughout and beyong her coverage areas. We can, without any reservations, recommend her services to anyone seeking to buy, sell, lease or rent in Westchester County. You will not be disapointed while working...
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By Phyllis Lerner call 914.438.7556, Corcoran Legends Realty
(Corcoran Legends Realty)
"Phyllis, thank you for all your help and walking us through both the sale of our old home and the purchase of our newly built home.  For us, it was an overwhelming process and your expertise and patience helped us every step of the way.  You explained everything completely and your constant communication kept us updated.  You gave us all the information we needed and we could see you were serious about craft. Your knowledge of the Westchester area and real estate, in general, was a Godsend.  We were ready to give up and accept quite a bit less than we asked for our old home, but you advised us to hold firm and we benefited.  You were also there every step of the way for the purchase of our new home, which was no easy feat.  We were purchasing a new build which took much longer than exp...
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By Phyllis Lerner call 914.438.7556, Corcoran Legends Realty
(Corcoran Legends Realty)
Modular homes are prefabricated, which means they’re built in a factory. After the home is built, it’s delivered to your building site, and then it’s assembled and put on the foundation you had installed prior. Some people decide to buy modular homes because they are always of better and stronger built quality than site built homes, they can be less expensive than a traditionally built home, usually because the process of building modular homes is more efficient and the construction time is up to 50% less. Saved time, less waste = money saved. The following are five things to know before you invest in a modular home. 1. The Basics Modular homes are built in sections in factories. These factories are giant facilities that assemble homes based on the International Residential Code or IRC...
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By Phyllis Lerner call 914.438.7556, Corcoran Legends Realty
(Corcoran Legends Realty)
YOU ARE INVITED - LIVE GUIDED INTERACTIVE VIRTUAL TOURSRegister for the Live Virtual Factory, Design Center & Models Tour:Wednesday, October 5th, 2022 @ 5:30 PM ESTExperience a live virtual tour of our actual Westchester Modular Homes factory & models located at the factory, as well as custom homes that our customers have allowed us to shoot in 3D and share with you. If you are interested sign up at www.vt-sign-up.comWhat will you learn by attending the Live Virtual Factory Tour?The Benefits & Advantages of Modular ConstructionThe Design Software & how you can take a 3D walkthrough of your home before its built3D Tour of our Factory & Sample HomesQ & A Session after Presentation
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By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
This evening I had the privilege of seeing the induction of this years 40 under 40 for 2022. I was special to me because a person i nominated, Jack Martinelli, got chosen.Jack is with Westchester Magazine.  I also know his family.  My father in law worked for his grandfather.  Jack has just completed being president of his Rotary and he is just finishing a year as president of our BNI.  He is an active go getter.Another new inductee, Melissa Strauss, is aboard member along with me on the Westerchester Human Resource Management Association.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ...
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By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
The Armonk Art Show will be back this year for October 1st and 2nd.  I have lived in Armonk for 34 years and the Art Show has always been amazing.  What is now truly amazing is the depth and breadth of art from all categories.  Categories include fine art, mixed media, painting, photography/digital art, print making/drawing/pastels, sculpture, and wearable art.  That really covers so much.In addition, the artists are from all over not just Armonk or New York.  It is all outdoors and tickets are $15, $13 for seniors, and under 18 free.  You can  buy tickets hereIf you are looking to make your Westchester NY or Fairfield CT business thrive please contact me.  914-953-4458ORIf you are looking to make your South Florida business thrive please contact me.  772-342-1066 Grant SchneiderPerform...
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By Phyllis Lerner call 914.438.7556, Corcoran Legends Realty
(Corcoran Legends Realty)
JUST RENTED for $5,250 per month...  Knollwood Country Club setting: Fabulous turn-of-the-century Carriage style Colonial Home set on 1.3 level acres with a four car detached garage and an attached heated glass greenhouse by Lord & Burnham. Large level grass areas and woods surround this pretty home. A circular driveway framed by flowering shrubs and specimen trees brings you to the large stone patio and main entry door. There is also a raised deck with a fire pit in-between the garage and the home's stone patio. Enter through the formal foyer with coat closet or the door near the kitchen. Enormous great room with large living and dining areas, gas fireplace, built in bar & TV. Large eat in kitchen with generous serving counter/opening to breakfast room. Newer appliances, lots of cabine...
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By Phyllis Lerner call 914.438.7556, Corcoran Legends Realty
(Corcoran Legends Realty)
Pocantico Hills School & Recreation. New roof - just finished. Only $650,000 - Come make this home your own. Large 3/4 bedroom 2 bath home with level yard & 1 car garage. Entry hall opens up to family room/den/bedroom, full bath, door to garage & basement. Up a few steps to large living room with high ceiling, dining area & kitchen with door to large raised deck. Upstairs are 3 good size bedrooms & a hall bath. Basement is a walk out with great space & utility room. New oil tank, hot water heater 5 years old & new electric 200amp service installed in 2018. Pocantico Hills School District: Pre-k (for 3 and 4 year olds) to 8th grade with choice of high school - Briarcliff Manor, Pleasantville or Sleepy Hollow. Summer camp at school. Olympic size swimming pool, baby pool, tennis & pickle b...
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