These features could boost your home’s sale price by over 30%

If the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, then the way to a home buyer’s wallet may be through the kitchen. A new report from real-estate firm Zillow  found that home listings touting premium kitchen features sold for 30% or more above the expected price. To complete the analysis, Zillow examined the […]

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Summer in the City

When summer finally breaks through to warm the winter-weary of New York, the beaches of Queens should be at the top of your seasonal to-do list. The Rockaways are making their comeback as urbanites look for a beach oasis within city boundaries. Sandy spots are welcoming beach bags under umbrellas, in quiet spots that feel […]

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Craving a Natural Lawn? Consider Organic Fertilizers

At the recent Northeast Organic Farming Association OrganiConn conference, great information was abundant in regards to helping home and property owners reap the benefits of lush lawns, marvelous mulch, bountiful blooms and generous gardens. Switching to organic fertilizers, it appears, is becoming quite a thing. And luckily, there are loads of qualified resources and advice […]

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Cold Spring Harbor- From Whaling Hub to Science Legend

Named for the natural cold-water springs running through the area, the quaint hamlet of Cold Spring Harbor in the Town of Huntington has a long aquatic past that reached an apex in the mid-19th century, when the local whaling business reached its zenith. As the number of whaleboats declined in the ensuing decades, the area […]

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Your Fabulous New Dream Home Is Now Available

Over the last several years, many “baby boomers” have undergone a metamorphosis. Their children have finally moved out and they can now dream about their own future. For many, a change in lifestyle might necessitate a change in the type of home they live in. That two-story, four-bedroom colonial with three bathrooms no longer fits […]

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OUTDOOR ENTERTAINING TRENDS 2019

As warmer weather approaches, party planners start buzzing about outdoor entertaining. For many people, nothing can beat a springtime garden party, mid-summer poolside gathering, or early fall bonfire. With good planning and vision, your outdoor gathering can boast just as much luxury and style as any indoor soiree. In general, the trend for outdoor entertaining […]

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Spring Sips: Set Up a Sparkling Wine Cocktail Bar

Raise a glass to winter’s end with one of these sparkling wine cocktails that pair your favorite bubbly — Champagne, Cava or Prosecco — with sweet, fruity flavors for an irresistible spring sip your guests can mix up themselves. Toast to Spring Seriously, what’s not to like about pairing your favorite sparkling winewith fresh fruit […]

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