Sneak Peak of the September Issue ft. Dr. Z of the Hebe Med Spa

Sneak Peak of the September Issue ft. Hudson Valley’s own Dr. Z of the Hebe Medical Spa

We are thrilled about our biggest September Fashion Issue yet! This is just a glimpse of meaningful fashion trends this fall presented by Hudson Valley’s own Dr. Z of the Hebe Med Spa and featuring Fabled Scrubs and “just a few” other designer brands. Social responsibility goes a long way when it’s paired with style, comfort, and functionality, so we are excited to elaborate more on the topic this September. September 2021 Fashion Issue ft. Hudson Valley’s own Dr. Z of the Hebe Medical Spa – Model: Dr. Zainab Mogul Ashraf IG: @drzmogul, Makeup/hair: Tonya Carter Ayer IG: @tonyacarterayer , […]

Contemporary Colonial Luxury Home in Poughkeepsie, New York by Toni Anne Perry, Licensed RE Salesperson, Alexander Maxwell Realty Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Group

Forbearance, Foreclosure and Home Selling in 2021 – Real Estate 101 with Toni Ann Perry

First and foremost, before forbearance or foreclosure – talk to your lending institution!  An open dialog with your lender may quell many problems before they happen; they are not there to scold or judge, just to help. What is mortgage forbearance?  The simplified answer, according to consumerfinance.gov: forbearance is when your mortgage servicer or lender allows you to temporarily pay your mortgage at a lower payment or pause paying your mortgage. You will have to pay the payment reduction or the paused payments back later. Forbearance is an option if you have a temporary situation that will be resolved over […]

Professional Real Estate Photography for Home Sellers and Realtors in Hudson Valley – by Photographer Maxwell Alexander, CEO, Duncan Avenue Studios – Best Real Estate Photography in Hudson Valley, NY

World-Class Real Estate Photography for Home Sellers and Realtors in Hudson Valley

If you are selling your home on your own, or if you are a realtor who has been in real estate for a long time you already know that having professional real estate photographs for your listings is what will give you a competitive advantage on today’s saturated market. Just a few years ago, it was a luxury and I’ve seen hundreds of listing on MLS with blurry, musky, and unappealing phone photos. Professional Real Estate Photography for Home Sellers and Realtors in Hudson Valley – by Photographer Maxwell Alexander, CEO, Duncan Avenue Studios – Best Real Estate Photography in […]

Real Estate 101 with Naomi Harris, Realtor, Home Selling Expert, Alexander Maxwell Realty – How to Ensure You Get the Best Price When Selling Your Home in the Hudson Valley

Real Estate 101 with Naomi Harris: How to Ensure You Get the Best Price When Selling Your Home in the Hudson Valley

Whether you are selling your home to move to a new city or just to relocate to the other side of town, you will no doubt want to receive as much money for the property as you can. Real Estate 101 with Naomi Harris, Realtor, Home Selling Expert, Alexander Maxwell Realty – How to Ensure You Get the Best Price When Selling Your Home in the Hudson Valley Luckily, there are a few tips you can follow to ensure your final selling price is as high as possible, such as: •    Stage Your Hudson Valley Home When a prospective […]

How to Design a Modern Farmhouse – Interior Design Tips by Designer Maxwell Alexander – Photography and Featured Farmhouse Interior Design Project by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York

How to Design a Modern Farmhouse – Interior Design Tips by Designer Maxwell Alexander

It’s been around for a while, and a hit GHTV show made it even more popular. But it doesn’t seem like it will go away anytime soon, and we couldn’t be happier! We’ve got all the stuff you need if you’re planning a remodel! Let’s get started with our inexpensive interior design tips, then read on for our farmhouse interior design tips with a modern twist! How to Design a Modern Farmhouse – Interior Design Tips by Designer Maxwell Alexander – Photography and Featured Farmhouse Interior Design Project by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York Every farmhouse-style home has a different […]

Travel North America (And Avoid Being a Tourist) by Jeralyn Gerba and Pavia Rosati – Hudson Valley Style Book Club

Travel North America (And Avoid Being a Tourist) by Jeralyn Gerba and Pavia Rosati – Hudson Valley Style Book Club

As many Americans are beginning to consider travel again, Travel North America (And Avoid Being a Tourist), a new Hardie Grant title releasing May 11th, by the authors of Travel Anywhere, is the most timely travel guide! While the book highlights the best experiences and stays throughout North America, it most importantly guides readers on how to be travelers, not tourists. Authors and founders of travel website Fathom, Pavia Rosati and Jeralyn Gerba are the ultimate insiders and travel experts. In the book, they share their tips on urban adventures, spiritual escapes, and national park exploration, and also how to […]

Anyone Can Take Outdoor Adventure Travel to The Next Level

Anyone Can Take Outdoor Adventure Travel to The Next Level – Natural Bodybuilding Tips with Coach Maxwell Alexander

It is getting more and more popular for outdoor adventure travel to take place all over and there are plenty of good reasons why. Traveling on an adventure tour can be one of the most rewarding trips you can take, especially if you’re having fun doing it, moreover, adventure travel should be a part of your natural bodybuilding lifestyle for mental and physical health reasons. As you start to venture into the world of adventure travel, you will find yourself with a multitude of choices to choose from, and each one is just as wonderful as the next. Anyone Can […]

How Long Will It Take to Sell Your Home? – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Xiomara Marrero, Realtor, Home Staging Expert, Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Hudson Valley Realtors

How Long Will It Take to Sell Your Home? – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Xiomara Marrero

When a home is ready to go on the market, homeowners always want to know how long it’s going to take to sell it. If you have a real estate agent, they’ll give you an estimated time because he knows all that’s involved in it. They know the average amount of days it takes to sell a place. How Long Will It Take to Sell Your Home? – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Xiomara Marrero, Realtor, Home Staging Expert, Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Hudson Valley Realtors While you might think that selling a home quickly means you have to […]

Woodstock, NY Airbnb Listing Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios – Hudson Valley Real Estate Photography

Thinking about professional photography for your Hudson Valley Airbnb? Here are some tips.

Thinking about professional photography for your Hudson Valley Airbnb? Here are some tips from Pro Photographer Maxwell Alexander. – Presented by Duncan Avenue Studios – Real Estate Photography in Hudson Valley and Beyond. The value of great Airbnb Listing Photography of your Hudson Valley rental home cannot be overstated. The first thing prospective guests look at when deciding whether or not to book your space on Airbnb is your photos. Take some time to make your listings shine, since listings with good photos receive more interest, more bookings, and more eyes. Set the right expectations by attracting potential guests, highlighting your […]

How to Choose the Best Real Estate Photographer for Your House Listing in the Hudson Valley – Presented by Duncan Avenue Studios

How to Choose the Best Real Estate Photographer for Your House Listing in the Hudson Valley

If you are looking to photograph your own house or if you are a Realtor and looking to get photos to promote your listing, it is essential to work with the best real estate photographer in the area and get the top quality photos. Here are top points to consider before choosing the best real estate photographer: Find photographers who specialize in real estate to narrow down your choices. If they aren’t experienced in dealing with real estate listings, even the best photographers might not deliver the results you want. Carefully review their portfolio and see if you can find […]

Interview with the eyebrow sculpting master and beauty expert Chelsea Weyant – Hudson Valley beauty with Dino Alexander

Interview with the eyebrow sculpting master and beauty expert Chelsea Weyant

Today I am enjoying the company of the amazing Chelsea Weyant, the owner and beauty expert of Cherie Beauty Lunge. She is an eyebrow sculpting master certified in Microblading and Nano Shading and she shared some great insight and advice when it comes to permanent makeup, how to prepare and what to expect from the services. Interview with the eyebrow sculpting master and beauty expert Chelsea Weyant (Cherie Beauty Lounge) – Hudson Valley beauty with Dino Alexander – Photography by Maxwell Alexander – Duncan Avenue Studios Dino: We know the meaning of the words permanent and makeup separately but what […]

Building Your Body Naturally – Natural Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander

Building Your Body Naturally – Natural Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander

A bodybuilder can use a variety of supplements to grow muscles quickly, but many of these substances are synthetic, like steroids. With natural bodybuilding, artificial substances are not used to gain quick muscles. Bodybuilding supplements can still be used since many are natural. Essentially, it means not using man-made chemicals or steroids to build body mass. A very strong stance has been taken by the bodybuilding industry against the use of artificial and illegal substances – especially during competitions. In fact, natural bodybuilders can even compete in their own contests to keep the game fair. Before participants are allowed to […]

Staging a House for Sale? Here are Top 10 Home Staging Tips by Naomi Harris, Realtor, Home Staging Expert, NYS Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Agents in Hudson Valley

Top Ten Home Staging Tips by Realtor Naomi Harris

In a strictly rational world, buying a home would be largely an economic decision. Homebuyers would weigh the properties carefully, comparing factors like appreciation potential, relative value, and quality of life. But in the real world, the home buying experience is quite different. Staging a House for Sale? Here are Top 10 Home Staging Tips by Naomi Harris, Realtor, Home Staging Expert, NYS Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Agents in Hudson Valley In the real world, home buyers shop with their eyes, and with their hearts, and that makes home staging an essential part […]

Kitchen Design Tips: Add a Dash of Spice and Style to Your Kitchen

Kitchen Design Tips: Add a Dash of Spice and Style to Your Kitchen

(BPT) – In today’s homes, kitchens serve a multitude of purposes beyond being a space to whip up a meal. They’re the heart of your home; the command center; the family gathering spot. So it’s no wonder why kitchens are where homeowners invest their renovation budget and why homebuyers pay a premium for an updated look. And savvy design professionals agree, spicing up your kitchen with stylish, timeless and natural materials — like cypress — is a recipe for success. Laying it out Planning a new or remodeled kitchen can be an exciting, yet overwhelming time. Designer Erika Powell from […]

Residential Real Estate Photography Project in Poughkeepsie, NY for the Alexander Maxwell Realty – Dutchess County – Hudson Valley – Duncan Avenue Studios

Real Estate Photography Project in Poughkeepsie, NY – Duncan Avenue Studios

Duncan Avenue Studios – Real Estate Photography Project in Poughkeepsie, NY (Dutchess County, Hudson Valley, New York) Home sellers have been facing some challenges because the real estate market has changed so rapidly in the Hudson Valley and around the globe. It wasn’t that long ago that looking for a home meant driving from New York City to the Hudson Valley, picking up flyers and sales packets, and maybe even stumbling upon an open house. Home searches in the 21st century usually start while you’re eating lunch at the office, not while you’re driving. The ease of browsing real estate […]

How to Choose the Right Bracelet for Men – Presented by HARD NEW YORK

How to Choose the Right Bracelets for Men – Presented by HARD NEW YORK

An elegant bracelet is a great accessory that can be worn with just about anything. In our busy world, we often find that a few extra pieces of leather or beads can give an outfit that extra bit of panache, and they can also instantly reveal a little bit of who we really are even without saying a word. Bracelets could definitely be a symbol of freedom, creativity, and confidence. How to Choose the Right Bracelets for Men – Presented by HARD NEW YORK When it comes to wearing a bracelet, effortlessness is the key. When you grasp this concept, […]

Hudson Valley Home for Sale in Newburgh, NY - Alexander Maxwell Realty - Dino Alexander

Infographic – Hudson Valley, New York Real Estate Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios

Every home has a story and a unique charm. Our goal at the Duncan Avenue Real Estate Photography Studio is to tell that story through creative and professional commercial photography throughout Hudson Valley counties including Orange, Rockland, Dutchess, Ulster, Putnam, Westchester, Greene, Rensselaer, Columbia, Saratoga, and Albany. Maxwell Alexander, a world-class commercial and residential real estate photographer, and art director holds a Master of Arts degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology as well as a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts in New York. Having worked for Fortune 500 Companies and Global Non-Profit Organizations for […]

Using Aerial Drone Photography to Market Your Real Estate Property – Real Estate Marketing Tips for Home Sellers and Realtors by Maxwell Alexander, CEO, Duncan Avenue Group – Hudson Valley Real Estate Photography Services

Using Aerial Drone Photography to Market Your Real Estate Property

When it comes to closing real estate deals, photos are your most effective marketing asset. The power of photos to capture the viewer’s attention is unmatched by the power of words. Moreover, quality photographs are the most effective differentiator when it comes to search engines optimization and appearing on top of search results (on Google or Zillow). Using Aerial Drone Photography to Market Your Real Estate Property in the Hudson Valley – Real Estate Marketing Tips for Home Sellers and Realtors by Maxwell Alexander, CEO, Duncan Avenue Group – Hudson Valley Real Estate Photography Services According to the National Association […]

Are You Considering Professional Real Estate Photography for Your Hudson Valley Home?

Here’s what you should do before your photographer arrives. Hudson Valley home sellers are facing challenges due to the rapid change in the real estate market. Searching for a home not that long ago meant driving to beautiful Hudson Valley neighborhoods, picking up sales packets and flyers, and visiting several open houses. Are You Considering Professional Real Estate Photography for Your Hudson Valley Home? – Presented by Duncan Avenue Studios – Hudson Valley Real Estate Photography A home search in our post-pandemic world is more likely to begin online during a lunch break at the (home) office than while driving. […]

How to Make Your Hudson Valley Rental Feel Like Home

According to Statista.com, “The share of Americans who rent their home is 27%, the share of non-homeowners who can’t afford to buy a home is 43%, the share of renters living in single-family homes in the US is 42%, and the share of renters under 30 years old in the US is 49%.” Maybe you are a new renter or someone who has been renting for a while and you want to make your rental feel more like home. Consider the following tips to transform your rental space into the comfortable space you love coming home to. Embellishing the Walls […]

The Best Balloon Stylist in the Hudson Valley and Beyond – Interview with Latwan Banks of Madeline's Room – Exploring Hudson Valley with Dino Alexander

Latwan Banks of Madeline’s Room – Interview with the Best Balloon Stylist in the Hudson Valley

Just a few days ago, I joined Latwan Banks, the owner and balloon stylist of the Hudson Valley balloon decoration salon Madeline’s Room, at one of her latest balloon styling sessions at Cream Boutique in Newburgh New York and we had an amazing time chatting about balloons and styling, and art. Her work is so fascinating and I had tons of questions about it. The Best Balloon Stylist in the Hudson Valley and Beyond – Interview with Latwan Banks of Madeline’s Room – Exploring Hudson Valley with Dino Alexander Here is how it went: Dino: Why ballon decorations? How did […]