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The Highs and Lows of Real Estate as best described by Gnarls Barkley (aka Cee lo Green)  Crazy  "And I hope that you're having the time of your lifethink twicethat's my only adviceCome on now,Who do you, who do you, who do youWho do you think you are?Ha, ha, ha!Bless your soulYou really think yo...
No Big Deal Any neighborhood known for its NYC hipsters - Astoria, Long Island City or Williamsburg, just to name a few, and the loft would have been gone in the snap of a finger. I didn't scrutinize the details like I should have when another agent from my firm offered me a referral. His 6-month...
MLS Photo Flop No need to adjust your eyes. This single, unrotated picture of the house is, indeed, the only one that appears for this particular listing. For the life of me, I can't figure out how agents, clients or customers can think this is a suitable representation of the property.  With all...
Authority - Gets You Where You Need To Go A wise man once said that when we first begin blogging, we believe we're great, but we actually stink. After a while, and with loads of practice, we really do become great. In blogging, we seek to replicate the look and feel of a community which allows ou...
MARKET REPORT   MERRICK, NY 11566   NOVEMBER, 2013   RESIDENTIAL/CO-OP   HOW'S MERRICK DOING? Check out the # of sales and median price in November, 2013.     This chart depicts residential and condo/co-op sales for the month of November in years 2011, 2012 and 2013.    Great News! Year over year...
Setbacks in attempt to elevate storm-damaged home A human interest story, printed in the November 29th edition of Newsday, caught my eye because certain government regulations have made life very difficult for a Long Island family. Having lived happily in their Oakdale home for the past 23 years,...
SELLING WITH SENIORS   "This amount represents a lifetime's worth of savings," is a sentiment you may often hear expressed by a senior interested in purchasing his final home and, it really is his biggest financial investment at that stage of life. No doubt about it, it's a long, slow process. Un...
The New Black Friday Starts on Thursday   In years past, Black Friday meant middle of the night wakes-ups, long johns to survive those freezing temps and travel mugs of coffee or hot cocoa for the younger set. Was it pleasant? No, not really but, you have to admit it was exciting.  Black Friday w...
Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter - Home for the Holidays Program   Just about 3 years ago, right in time for Thanksgiving, my family adopted a new dog from the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter in Wantagh. The story became one of my earliest ActiveRain posts and can be found here at Home For The H...
INSIDE MERRICK, DEC 2013 ISSUE, YOU'RE NOT JUST GIVING IT AWAY Inside Merrick is a community magazine that welcomes contributions from local residents. It's terrific hometown exposure, with a circulation of 5000, distributed the old-fashioned way - by U.S. Postal Service! Look for me in Inside Me...

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