July 2015

There are 5 blog entries for July 2015.

Greenwich Village sits from 14th to Houston Street between the Hudson River and Broadway. It's been the "in" spot for artists and intellectuals for generations and that tradition remains today, as they are joined by young families, Wall Streeters and couples setting down roots. Adding to the appeal of this beautiful tree-lined neighborhood is the strong sense of community identity - people live here because they love it. 

Some of the best shopping, dining and entertainment in New York City exist here, amongst high-rises, loft buildings and classic brick townhouse apartments. Homes for sale in Greenwich Village range from new construction to renovations, from studios to residences which take up entire buildings. Residential pockets on narrow streets run

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The East Village is demarcated as being North of Houston Street and South of 14th Street. Despite a great deal of "updating," this NYC neighborhood has kept close to its bohemian roots.  Many of the buildings here are typically older generation tenement-style apartments, filled with longtime residents, musicians, writers and artists, bohemians, students and young professionals. The influx of money and people putting down roots means updates to these sturdy homes for sale, as well as renovations to appeal to those seeking something a bit more modern. Great restaurants, bars, music venues (which have a long and storied history in this area), quirky boutiques and markets are plentiful.


















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Welcome Home. This beautiful Custom Brick Colonial with Four / Five Bedrooms and four and one half baths is a Must See.  Backing up to the Pebble Creek Golf Course, this home boasts a Lake View!! This home has been upgraded throughout with hardwood and marble floors.  The Gourmet Kitchen features top of the line appliances a large island and tons of storage.  There also is a library and conservatory.  The Master bedroom features a huge sitting area and the Master Bath is spacious and warm.

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The full finished walkout basement with exercise room / office , game room, bar and Wine Cellar leads to a resort like paradise with a heated in-ground pool with spa two tier deck and spacious conservatory room.

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Pebble Creek Golf Club is a public golf…
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You’d be surprised how much nature you can find in a place referred to as the concrete jungle.  We’ve explored the five boroughs of New York City, and we can tell you that the best is yet to be discovered. A top secret is waiting to be found at Cameron Club of Staten Island. Local guests have enjoyed this club for more than 80 years! Here, wildlife in its natural habitat includes mallards, geese, turtles, herons, catfish, and more. The view of the surroundings might leave you thinking you’re in the Adirondacks or Vermont. When you remember that you’re in your own backyard of Staten Island, you can relax on the white sand beaches with lifeguard patrol.

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Also at Cameron Club, you’ll find a pristine wetlands treasure: Brady’s Pond. Unlike a closed off…
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So you just made settlement on that house you’ve been eyeing for months. Kudos! But now that you’re settling in actually living in it, you’ll start thinking about what can be added or removated This is very typical of home ownership, as nobody wants to be stuck with the same patterns and style of the prior owner. But before you start making daily trips to the home improvement store and spending every waking hour watching HGTV, you might want to consider some of these common construction mistakes. Untitled

1. Unclear about your budget

According to HowStuffWorks, “unless you can afford to pay for your renovation out of pocket, chances are you're going to need financing, and it's a good idea to see what you can afford to borrow before you meet with an architect…
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