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Visit Staten Island | Useful Links

From the website about neighborhoods “Across the harbor from the Big Apple is an island of adventure. The third largest borough in New York City, Staten Island is home to diverse neighborhoods, parks, natural areas, and cultural attractions” http://www.visitstatenisland.com/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Staten_Island Wikipedia about Todd Hill Todt Hill (/ˈtoʊt/ TOTE[1]) is a 401-foot-tall (122 m) hill formed of …

How To Choose The Best Neighborhood

The place where we live and the people with whom we share our life are the beginning and the core of our humanity. It’s how we learn to trust and value others, cherishing the spaces and values we share. A great part of successful move is finding a good neighborhood. Choosing the right neighborhood for …

What Buyers Should Know About Real Estate Open Houses

For the beginning, let’s ask ourselves – should we go to an open house or not? Like many buyers, you might have heard that attending open houses is a must when buying a house. Actually, there are some good benefits and reasons to do so. Firstly, open houses will tell you how strong the interest …

Closing Costs: Everything You Need To Know

As a rule buyers and sellers know what to expect and what they will get in the home buying/selling process. Before going too deep into the process a buyer should consult his mortgage specialist or real estate agent about what the closing costs may be. This also refers to the seller. There are some closing …

Overpriced Homes – How To Identify Them

Overpriced homes are common in real estate transactions. The reason is – our homes are not only a physical structure for us and we love them so much, that we think they are worth more than other homes in the area. However, this mustn’t be like this – we should understand the real value of …

First-time Home Buyer Tips

The process of buying a home becomes much less scary when you take the leap informed and knowledgeable. We’ve put together some handy tips for first-time home buyers to make life easier and the home buying process-enjoyable itself. Before you start this journey, ask yourself a few questions: are you going to have kids? Do …

Tips for Millennial Home Buyers

What is a Millennial? Millennials, also known as Generation Y or the Net Generation are the demographic cohort following Generation X. Millennials are the generation born between 1982 and sometime in the early 2000’s. Some other definitions have the Millennial Generation starting as early as 1978 and as late as 1985. The generation is usually …