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We Love to Renovate Old Houses
Posted on 09/08/2019
We Love to Renovate Old Houses
In addition to helping out those needing to sell or buy a home, we love to rehabilitate old houses. As with most with this 'problem,' we got the bug when renovating an old home in which we were living - one weekend at a time. It gets a little old living in sawdust for that many years but...
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Common Tax Breaks for Homeowners
Posted on 09/08/2019
Common Tax Breaks for Homeowners
Do you ever wonder why so many Americans dream of owning a home? From complete privacy to a nest egg in the future, one lesser-known but vital reason why homeownership is something everyone is longing to achieve is the tax breaks it provides. No one enjoys paying taxes so owning a home set you aside for tax breaks...
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Video Tour  - 1806 Upper Burma Road, Spafford, NY 13152
Posted on 09/08/2019
Video Tour - 1806 Upper Burma Road, Spafford, NY 13152
This is a unique living situation for someone seeking isolation and adventure this fall/winter/spring. The hand built house is unique with rustic elegance and perfect for someone seeking to get away from it all. Located on Otisco Lake at the end of a private road that is not plowed in the winter. Guest would need to walk in or snowmobile when there is snow. House features radiant heat, restaurant grade stove, large kitchen, great views, a library, has cable WiFi and is fully furnished. Rent plus utilities and partial work trade. Enjoy an off-season lakefront home with the opportunity to reduce the rent significantly if you have some time...
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1806 Upper Burma Road, Spafford, NY 13152 is now new to the market!
Posted on 09/08/2019
1806 Upper Burma Road, Spafford, NY 13152 is now new to the market!
This is a unique living situation for someone seeking isolation and adventure this fall/winter/spring. The hand built house is unique with rustic elegance and perfect for someone seeking to get away from it all. Located on Otisco Lake at the end of a private road that is not plowed in the winter. Guest would need to walk in or snowmobile when there is snow. House features radiant heat, restaurant grade stove, large kitchen, great views, a library, has cable WiFi and is fully furnished. Rent plus utilities and partial work trade. Enjoy an off-season lakefront home with the opportunity to reduce the rent significantly if you have some time...
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4 Effective Tips for Using Natural Lighting
Posted on 09/01/2019
4 Effective Tips for Using Natural Lighting
Many studies show that incorporating natural light into your architecture has a lot of benefits. Apart from the beauty of an airy and a well-illuminated space, it boosts productivity and comfort. Incorporating natural light in the house is a smart way of saving a substantial amount of energy. According to research, 15 percent of energy usage in the...
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A bit of Wonderful Americana and Small Town Life
Posted on 08/31/2019
A bit of Wonderful Americana and Small Town Life
There are lots of struggling small towns and cities in America and in other western countries as well. It's good to see the revival of our big cities and the economic dynamism they possess. I lived in a big city for quite awhile and came to appreciate its benefits but I also kept a foot in small town...
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The Roles Your Real Estate Agent Plays in Selling Your Home
Posted on 08/30/2019
The Roles Your Real Estate Agent Plays in Selling Your Home
A real estate agent for a seller, often referred to as a seller's agent, performs many functions, including helping you organize your house for sale, set the right price, determine a selling strategy, and negotiate with buyers. This article covers the roles and responsibilities of a seller's agent and what qualities to look for, so you will know...
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Nearly a half-mile of Nine Mile Creek to fish - 3661 South St Road, Marcellus NY
Posted on 08/27/2019
Nearly a half-mile of Nine Mile Creek to fish - 3661 South St Road, Marcellus NY
Fly-over this gorgeous property close to Marcellus and Skaneateles Villages but only 20 minutes to Syracuse. It seems hundreds of miles away from anything as you walk along Ninemile Creek that flows through the middle of the gorgeous landscapte. The barns were made for keeping horses but this recent sheep and cattle farm shows what high quality pasturage...
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Practical Ways of Cleaning Different Cabinets
Posted on 08/25/2019
Practical Ways of Cleaning Different Cabinets
To clean a kitchen cabinet, the type of cabinet you have in your kitchen matters. For general kitchen cabinet cleaning, the following cleaning materials are essential: Water and detergent All-purpose cleaner Vinegar and water Non-abrasive All-Purpose Cleaner Baking soda and water Painted Cabinets Oil-based painted cabinets are durable and easy to clean. You can use any of the...
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Homebuying Tips: Monitor the Housing Market
Posted on 08/23/2019
Homebuying Tips: Monitor the Housing Market
If you want to purchase your dream house at a great price, you should monitor the real estate sector closely. That way, you can identify housing market patterns and trends and map out your homebuying journey accordingly. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you track the housing market so you can speed up your home...
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3661 South Street Road, Marcellus, NY 13108 now has a new price of $775,000!
Posted on 08/20/2019
3661 South Street Road, Marcellus, NY 13108 now has a new price of $775,000!
Extraordinary opportunity to own nearly 100 acres on Ninemile Creek in a tastefully updated/modernized home with high-end finishes, heated floors & a/c. Home includes master suite, large eat-in kitchen, office, great room, finished lower level with bar, entertainment area and wood stove. Separate dog kennel/house attached to fenced yard with recently upgraded in-ground pool. Views up the valley for miles and miles! This spotless home is move-in ready. Recently a working farm with 7 pastures in excellent condition w/ high-tensile fencing. One barn with 6 stalls+hay loft, other barn can be riding ring + office/workshop. 2800+/- ft of...
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