Patrick DeVaney's Blog

Posted on 06/25/2022
Exploring the benefits of simple houses
Whether you’re building or buying, there are many benefits that come with simple houses. Conveniently, simplicity of style and layout has become a major trend in modern real estate, with trends like open floor plans and multipurpose rooms to make homes functional and practical without sacrificing style. Maximize your space Simple house plans prioritize the main living space...
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Posted on 06/18/2022
3 Tips for a low maintenance garden
Whether you’re a gardening beginner or just want more weekends free from plant chores, there are plenty of ways to create a low maintenance garden. By choosing the right plants and using the right tools, you can have a lush and beautiful garden with less effort. Try these tips for creating a low maintenance garden of your own:...
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Posted on 06/17/2022
67 Rockrose Drive, East Greenbush, NY 12061 is now new to the market!
Looking for one level living or hoping to downsize? 67 Rockrose at Forrest Pointe just may be your next home. Conveniently located off Columbia Turnpike and close to stores, restaurants, Amtrak, and shopping. This beautiful townhome offers nine-foot ceilings, gleaming hardwood floors, a generous size master suite with two sinks, a jet tub, & newer carpeting. You'll love the layout including an eat-in kitchen along with a formal dining room for entertaining, a large living room open to the dining room, a first-floor laundry, and a large deck with elec. awning off the living room. Move into this home and you'll have no more stairs to deal...
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Posted on 06/17/2022
6 Kristole Court, Colonie, NY 12205 is now new to the market!
Welcome to 6 Kristole Ct in the Village of Colonie. Location -location! Walk to Cook Park ball fields, playgrounds, free concerts, and pavilions. This one owner home has so much to offer starting with a beautiful Concord resin pool which will make your new home the go-to place for summer gatherings (check out the sandy beach!). You'll love the floorplan, enter the foyer leading directly to the kitchen. The family room, formal dining room, and living room are convenient to host many guests during the holidays. 4 spacious bedrooms & 2 baths on the 2nd. floor. Updates inc. a new roof, newer wood floors, newer carpeting, new microwave, newer...
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Posted on 06/17/2022
59 Shepard Avenue, Schenectady, NY 12304 is now new to the market!
Welcome to 59 Shepard Ave in Colonie. If you've been looking for that updated home without new construction prices, look no further. You'll love the new kitchen cabinets, new stainless-steel appliances, the updated bathroom fixtures, all new floors, and fresh paint. The water heater is brand new; the furnace and electric panel are newer which means you don't have to move in and do major renovations. Just start packing! You can find the room sizes when you are viewing the pictures. Immediate occupancy...
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Posted on 06/14/2022
Another Property Sold - 68 Hunting Road, Colonie, NY 12205
Gorgeous, updated 3 bed, 1 bath ranch conveniently located in the Village of Colonie. In the past 5 years, the following updates have been completed, ROOF - WINDOWS - KITCHEN - BATH - DRIVEWAY - FURNACE - A/C - HOT WATER TANK - 20 X 12 COMPOSITE DECK & RING doorbell. Gleaming hardwood floors inside, and a basement waiting for your finishes with two separate entrances. If you have PETS, you will love the large FENCED IN YARD. Nothing to do but move in. Showings start Saturday...
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Posted on 06/11/2022
The 3 Things You Need to Know About Selling to a First-Time Homebuyer
First-time homebuyers are an important subset of potential customer every agent and seller should know. As younger generations reach the age and stage of wanting to purchase a home, they’ll be entering the market with specific needs. If you’re selling your home—either through an agent or by owner—here are some of the most important things to do to...
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Posted on 06/10/2022
10 Barber Drive, East Greenbush, NY 12144 is now new to the market!
Check out this charming East Greenbush raised ranch. Location is everything and your new home will be minutes from downtown Albany, Amtrak, and Regeneron. If you are into HOBBIES, or need a HOME WORKSHOP, check out the heated detached two car garage with electric, and imagine the possibilities! A nice mix of flooring including ceramic tile, gleaming hardwoods, and carpet downstairs. S/S appliances in kitchen, trex deck off the dining room, and roof is only 5 years old. Lots of parking. Showings starting on Saturday...
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Posted on 06/04/2022
Add Curb Appeal with These Home Improvement Projects
Sometimes it feels like all the top home improvement projects are focused on the inside of the home — but there are a lot of ways that you can improve your curb appeal as well. Whether you are looking to make a good first impression when your guests arrive at your home or you want to generate buzz...
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Posted on 05/31/2022
Another Property Sold - 32 Cartwheel Drive, Schenectady, NY 12302
Don't miss this awesome 4 bed, 2 bath Colonial in the village of Scotia. It will surely check many boxes on your Wish list. First floor offers an open floorplan between the living room, and dining room. Kitchen opens to the family room and gas fireplace where you can access the deck to grill your favorite foods. Another desired feature is the first-floor bedroom, first-floor laundry, & spacious 2-car garage. The second floor offers three large bedrooms and a full bathroom. If you have fur babies, the fenced in yard is another box to check. This home is in one of the friendliest neighborhoods in the Scotia-Glenville school...
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Posted on 05/28/2022
DIY Furniture guide: How to make your own coffee table
To stretch your crafting skills while saving money on home decor, consider DIY furniture for your living room. From benches to shelving to accent tables, there are many projects for DIY enthusiasts of all experience levels. Here’s a guide for a new DIY hairpin leg coffee table to get you started: DIY Furniture materials you’ll need Scrap wood...
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Posted on 05/21/2022
Siding Materials: Which Is Best for Your Tiny House?
When designing a custom tiny home, you will need to select your building materials. One key decision is what to use for siding. There are different options for siding and cladding suitable for tiny homes. Here are some of the best options when choosing materials for the exterior of your tiny home: Real Wood Siding Wood siding made...
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