White Plains, NY Real Estate News

By Ruthmarie Hicks
(Keller Williams NY Realty - 120 Bloomingdale Road #101, White Plains NY 10605)
The Residences of Jefferson Place is a condominium complex with a split personality. The complex spans on square block between Livingston Ave. and Rutherford Ave. in White Plains, NY with units on 300 Mamaroneck Ave. and 31 Greenridge Ave. Jefferson Place is located just 0.5 miles from Trump Tower, the Ritz Carlton and the White Plains City Center. The side facing Mamaroneck Ave. is an eight-story urban mid-rise with a sophisticated brick façade. The façade reflects the growing urbanization of the city and is just steps away from all the shopping and dining that downtown White Plains has to offer. The other side of the complex on Greenridge Ave. gives a bow to the suburban community of the Highlands where it resides. The units on Greenridge are three story walkup condos that have an out...
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By Ruthmarie Hicks
(Keller Williams NY Realty - 120 Bloomingdale Road #101, White Plains NY 10605)
White Plains, NY is in transition.  And there as many opinions about the state of this transition as there are citizens.   We are a city of two distinct populations. The citizen population which is growing rapidly as a result of the new residential developments mushrooming all over the city.   If our live-in population has not reached the 60,000 mark, it will soon.  Meanwhile there is the White Plains, NY commuter population that works here but lives elsewhere. This population is well over 300,000 and also increasing rapidly. I won’t even discuss the throngs that come to shop here. White Plains is a holiday shoppers dream and the  “Holiday shopping population” is a population unto itself.Nowhere were our growing pains more apparent than at the candidate debate that I attended on Wednesd...
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By Westchester Real Estate #1 Listing Sales Agent Mike Luchen
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Search 100's of Condos for Sale in White Plains New York at www.WestchesterApartments.netAre you looking to buy a condo or coop apartment in White Plains New York?Why not deal with a White Plains NY Condo and Coop Apartment Expert?To sell or buy a condo or coop apartment in White Plains,Call Mike Luchen of REMAX Power Realtors at 914-316-9486 or you can visit his White Plains NY Condo Website at www.WhitePlainsNYCondo.com
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By Ruthmarie Hicks
(Keller Williams NY Realty - 120 Bloomingdale Road #101, White Plains NY 10605)
You don’t have to own a pet to fall in love with this complex. The *** For a new listing  – 2BR/1BA at the Broadlawn  – 20 N Broadway #C313 – White Plains NY  – Click Here!*** Broadlawn is a high-end cooperative in the heart of White Plains.  It is literally a stone’s throw from the White Plains City Center, Trump Tower and the Ritz Carlton. Shopping, entertainment and dining are just a short stroll away, yet once you enter the complex you are a world away from the hustle and bustle of the city.  The gardens English gardens surrounding the tudor-style garden complex gives the entire complex the look of an enchanted English garden.  This complex gives puts the best of the downtown out our fingertips without the noise and congestion. The pergola provides a wonderful place to sit and loung...
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By Ruthmarie Hicks
(Keller Williams NY Realty - 120 Bloomingdale Road #101, White Plains NY 10605)
On Sunday September 30, Adopt-A-Dog held the 20th annual “Puttin’ On the Dog” show and festival in Greenwich, CT. For those who don’t know lower Westchester, NY, Greenwich, CT is just about 15 minutes Northeast of White Plains, NY. Adopt-A-Dog has been around for 26 years. It is located in New York, but it was incorporated in Connecticut. They have a full-service kennel in Armonk, NY which allows for temporary shelter for homeless dogs and cats. Adopt-A-Dog has evolved into not-for-profit rescue/adoption service. The festival is a fund-raiser as well as an event that helps to raise awareness and “exposure” for the animals awaiting adoption. Due to working commitments, I arrived rather late in the day with Jade and Tundra in tow – Buddy declined to attend as he is not friendly with dogs ...
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By Ruthmarie Hicks
(Keller Williams NY Realty - 120 Bloomingdale Road #101, White Plains NY 10605)
The cooperative at 14 Soundview Ave. is located towards the Western end of the city in zip code 10606.  It abuts two distinct residential neighborhoods, Fisher Hill and Prospect Park.  Both Fisher Hill and Prospect Park sit right on the Scarsdale border and both neighborhoods are blessed with rambling old homes, quite a few of them Victorian. This complex is perhaps one of the most suburban in nature because apart from the proximity to Post Rd (which runs from downtown White Plains into Scarsdale and beyond), the area is purely residential.   The complex boasts 1 BR, 2 BR, and a couple of 3 BR units.  Some of the 2 BR units are duplexes with private  entrances  creating the illusion of a private single family house. These are unusually spacious - and I saw one a year ago where the owner...
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By Ruthmarie Hicks
(Keller Williams NY Realty - 120 Bloomingdale Road #101, White Plains NY 10605)
The Longacre Gardens coop is located slightly north of the downtown area of White Plains.  It is a garden-style complex built in 1953.  The second floor units are walk-ups. The units have excellent layouts and several listings show extensive renovations for a fully updated look. The layouts lend themselves to updating.  Unlike many complexes of this era, parquet floors (not carpet) are standard.   A short half-mile walk places and you are at the City Center with its shopping, theaters and restaurants.  It is within easy walking distance of the North White Plains train station - where an express train takes you to Grand Central Station in 35 minutes. Pace Law school is also a short walk away. This complex is ideal for those who like to be near the center of things but also enjoy peace an...
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By Ruthmarie Hicks
(Keller Williams NY Realty - 120 Bloomingdale Road #101, White Plains NY 10605)
                                                                                                      Continuing with my tour of pet-friendly cooperatives in White Plains, I am moving about on block away from Bristol House to the Surrey Strathmore on Bryant Ave.  The Surrey Strathmore  is a complex of six mid-rise buildings which surround a courtyard.  This is perhaps one of the more upscale  cooperatives in White Plains.  Built in 1939, the complex boasts some of the graces of a by-gone era.  The ceilings are 9 ft high, and graceful archways separate living room, dining room and kitchen areas.  Each unit has at least one of the Surrey Starthmore's signature curio nooks. The floor plan is excellent.   Located at the Southern end of White Plains, the Surrey Strathmore is located on Bryan...
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By Ruthmarie Hicks
(Keller Williams NY Realty - 120 Bloomingdale Road #101, White Plains NY 10605)
Many potential buyers who have pets often feel as if they are "trapped" by their four-footed family members into living situations that don't allow them to build equity.  That great big "sucking sound" you hear is the rent money being siphoned off -often with an extra $100 a month attached because of Fido.  I am going to discuss several local complexes, both cooperatives and condos in Westchester, NY that allow pets.  At first I will concentrate my efforts in the city of White Plains. From there, I will cover an increasing radius over lower Westchester.  My goal is to show potential buyers and agents that there ARE alternatives, you just have to look for them.  I decided to start with one of the most pet-friendly and moderately priced cooperatives in White Plains - Bristol House - locat...
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By Westchester Real Estate #1 Listing Sales Agent Mike Luchen
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Was reading an article in the NY Times that Avalon Rental Apartments are Coming into White Plains which will add about 930 more rental apartments. They expect many more on the horizon. White Plains seems to be really turning out to be the next little Manhattan.  I would buy as much as possible in White Plains before it becomes way to unaffordable.  I think White Plains is a Jackpot Buy. Here is the Article:http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/01/realestate/01wczo.html?_r=1&n=Top%2fClassifieds%2fReal%20Estate%2fLocations%2fNew%20York%2fWestchester&oref=slogin Mike Luchen RE/MAX Power Realtors www.WestchesterApartments.net www.WhitePlainsNYCondos.com 914-316-9486
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By Westchester Real Estate #1 Listing Sales Agent Mike Luchen
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Are you interested in buying or renting a condo in Westchester County NY? White plains NY Condos are on the move, the Move in an upwards direction. Right now White Plains is going through a revitalization of the whole area, no wonder why real estate value it moving up, and quickly. If you are looking to purchase or rent a condo, coop or home, this is probably one of the best times to do it. Whether it is for a purchase to live in or just as an investment , how could you go wrong? With Interest rates till at 30 year lows, and property values going up everyday, don't wait! For more detailed info on the best Condos, Coop Apartments for sale in White Plains, Contact Mike Luchen of RE/MAX Power Realtors Today at 914-316-9486 or visit my website to search the Westchester Real Estate Market us...
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By Westchester Real Estate #1 Listing Sales Agent Mike Luchen
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Also referred to as a "Mini Manhattan, NYC" How far White Plains has come. Tons of new retail shopping, restaurants, even a New movie theatre that feels like an airport lobby. Some brand new housing developments "Condos" include Trumps building Trump Plaza and City Center. Also Louis Capelli  has the Ritz Carlton, selling quick. You have Jefferson place and other future plans for even more redevelopment I am sure. My prediction on new, but older building like Cottage Place, The Hill, Stewart Place, Lake Street and Rockledge towers, is that these housing prices will skyrocket due to the high cost of living at these new developments. Supply and demand, Just as housing prices started to skyrocket in early 2000's than people started to move north. I believe the same will hold true in White ...
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