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May 28, 2011
Larchmont Village Home - Larchmont NY

Making an offer to purchase a home…working with the market…

The "market" has its own siren song...it's own mind and it calls out to both buyers and sellers alike. It can not be escaped by either and generally speaking - it pleases no one completely. I suppose you can think of the "market" as some sort of collective - for Star Trek fans - this is something akin to the Borg..."Resistance if futile...."
May 26, 2011
Staging Decorating

Living The Dream: Planning Your Perfect Outdoor Space

Outdoor space planning utilizes many of the same principles as interiors, but there are a few unique elements that need to be considered. Ceiling-less spaces with low or non-existent walls can really throw your spatial perception off, so above all, resist the temptation to “wing it”.
May 26, 2011
Gambling on Lower Prices is like playing the lottery

Watch those rents – another reason why Westchester home ownership is making more sense..

There is yet another reason for first-time home buyers in Westchester NY to get off the fence. Rising rental rates. There has always been a yin/yang between buying vs renting a home. Now the pendulum is starting to swing in favor of buying.
May 23, 2011
Slicing the real estate pie

Third Party Websites and the Wedge Effect….

(I got a phone call from a) representative from what we refer to as a "third-party-site." Such a site is basically a web site with a fairly good "mousetrap" that somehow convinces the unsuspecting public to logon and give up their name, email address and perhaps even their phone number.
May 22, 2011
Community Events

Coffee Labs and the Lagond Music School – Great coffee and entertainment…

I spent some time at Coffee Labs on Saturday night to catch the music. The band was from the Lagond Music School located in Elmsford NY. The performers were all very young to my middle-aged eyes and the quality of the music was excellent.
May 19, 2011
Larchmont NY 10538 - Single Family Homes

Larchmont NY Housing Statistics – Q1 2011

If we weren't having our weekly Noreaster - we were digging out of one. So Larchmont homes for sale tended to stay on the market longer than they did last year.