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Posted on 12/03/2022
Stay Healthy & Productive With These Home Office Design Tips
If you're working from home, it's important to establish a suitable workspace. Many homeowners are now in charge of their own workspaces and all of the things that come with it: layout, furniture and other features. While it's important to be productive working at home, it's just as important to be healthy and comfortable at work. Here are...
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Posted on 12/01/2022
Another Property Sold - 16 Ridge Terrace, Colonie, NY 12205
You'd better run to this one. One of the finest lots in So. Colonie w/just under a 1/2 acre and a fenced in backyard. You'll love the interior layout with a large kitchen-d.r. leading out to a two tiered deck with a pergola, a spacious living room and 3 beds and 1 bath on the top floor. Downstairs has a huge family room, 1/2 bath & laundry. F.R. leads out to a patio with a hot tub (inc.) and the massive, groomed lawn with an irrigation system and firepit. Plenty of storage for your toys in the 12x20 shed. Updates listed in...
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Posted on 12/01/2022
Another Property Sold - 32B Idared Lane, Clifton Park, NY 12065
Spacious First Floor Master Suite floorplan. Great Room has soaring vaulted ceiling, gas FP, floor to ceiling windows w/transoms. Built Green for low utility bills. Handy Mudroom with wainscotting and hooks, separate Laundry Room. Kitchen with island, Quartz countertops, SS appliances. Huge Guest Room and bath upstairs means privacy for everyone.Full basement with egress window. 2-car garage, finish taped and painted. Carriage style overhead garage door with opener. In-ground sprinkler system.Conveniently located in the Town of Halfmoon, these gorgeous townhomes have been featured in Modern Home Builder Magazine. Don't wait--this is the...
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Posted on 11/26/2022
A beginners guide to home inspection questions
Purchasing a home is a big investment. Before finalizing...
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Posted on 11/19/2022
How to Pick Your Next Home Improvement Project
While avid travelers often have a bucket list of all the places they want to visit throughout their lifetime, devoted homeowners often have a continuous list of projects that they want to complete. When it comes time to tackle a new project, it's often difficult to decide which one comes next. Here are a few pointers that can...
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Posted on 11/19/2022
Another Property Sold - 6 Stella Terrace, Colonie, NY 12205
$10,000 price drop. The home you have been waiting for-totally restored custom home in the sought-after village of Colonie checks everything on your wish list!3 bedroom 2 1/2 bath with office & 1 car garage backing up to a quiet street & private wooded backyard.First floor master bedroom featuring custom tiled walk-in shower, new galley kitchen w/ level 3 granite, upgraded soft close Schrock cabinets-upgraded s/s Frigidaire gallery appliance suite-new LVT flooring, c. Tile in baths & w/w carpeting in bedrooms -new electrical & plumbing inc. On demand hot water system-new heating system, including central air-freshly painted -...
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Posted on 11/19/2022
Another Property Sold - 82 Meadowlark Drive, Cohoes, NY 12047
Welcome home to your fully updated Glen Meadows townhouse! This home screams high-efficiency with its Sunrun solar system powering the home. Updates, you name it and it's been done for you, too many to list but here are some. In 2016, new kitchen with s/s appl, quartz countertops, new soft-close cabinets, paint & porcelain backsplash. Both bathrooms updated, all new lighting, new porcelain tile floors on 1st floor, & refinished HW on 2nd floor. In 2018, the driveway & garage door were replaced, and windows & roof in 2012 and a recent water heater replacement. Enjoy the beautiful pool & meet new friends in the summer...
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Posted on 11/12/2022
How to choose recording studio desks
When choosing the best furnishings for a home studio...
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Posted on 11/11/2022
Another Property Sold - 602 Herrick Road, Duanesburg, NY 12053
You'll fall in love with this adorable log cabin. If you've been looking for that turn-key home, with nothing to do, look no further. Enter the home on the new 25 x 25 trex deck, beautiful new kitchen in 2020 with new s/s appliance package, & quartz countertops. New ceramic tile bath with walk in shower, recently buffed Ash hardwood floors, and oak hardwood in the bedroom. No worries if power goes out with the newer Generac house generator. Stay nice & cool in the summer with the mini-split cold weather heat pump system. Updates continue with a newer well, water softener, wood fireplace, and the cabin has been stained recently. If...
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Posted on 11/08/2022
Another Property Sold - 6 Kristole Court, Colonie, NY 12205
Welcome to 6 Kristole Ct in the Village of Colonie. 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 fridge & gas...
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Posted on 11/05/2022
FF&E Interior Design Projects
Furniture, fixtures and equipment (FF&E) interior design projects might seem as though they only involve choosing new items based on their style, color and other aesthetic elements. However, FF&E projects go beyond aesthetics in scope. In fact, interior designers working on FF&E projects should do significant research on textiles, materials and other components to ensure safety standards. Items...
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Posted on 10/29/2022
Expected cost of purchasing homeowners insurance
With the numerous options available, you may be...
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