Home Staging 101 with Miranda Weinberger: Focus on Rooms Where Staging Makes the Biggest Difference

Home Staging 101 with Realtor Miranda Weinberger: Focus on Rooms Where Staging Makes the Biggest Difference

Not every single room in your home needs to be staged. They need to be clean and well-presented, but there are some rooms in the home that don’t make or break a sale. For example, while you want a nice looking laundry room, that one doesn’t carry the same selling power that other rooms do. You want to start with the entrance to your house. Home Staging 101 with Realtor Miranda Weinberger: Focus on Rooms Where Staging Makes the Biggest Difference Your foyer area is a buyer’s first introduction to the inside of your home. Unfortunately, it’s also space where […]

Cover Story - Special Real Estate Edition with Toni Ann Perry - Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Hudson Valley Real Estate with Toni Ann Perry – Get Your Copy of the Special Real Estate Edition

On the New York real estate map of the best places to reside, Hudson Valley is the rising star. Residents love the region for its historical charm, natural surroundings, and luxurious yet organic lifestyle so close to the World’s Capital – New York City. Get Your Special Real Estate Edition Here >> This Special Real Estate Issue with Hudson Valley’s own Realtor Toni Ann Perry is brought to you by Alexander Maxwell Realty – The Best Real Estate Team in the Hudson Valley. Maxwell Alexander, Editor-in-chief Hudson Valley Style Magazine™ is a flagship publication of the Duncan Avenue Group™ and Hudson Valley’s Premiere […]

Staging Your Hudson Valley Home to sell fast - Home Staging 101 with Realtor Jessica Hill

How to stage my Hudson Valley home to sell it fast? Home Staging 101 with Realtor Jessica Hill

Not every single room in your home needs to be staged. They need to be clean and well-presented, but there are some rooms in the home that don’t make or break a sale. For example, while you want a nice looking laundry room, that one doesn’t carry the same selling power that other rooms do. You want to start with the entrance to your house. How to stage my Hudson Valley home to sell it fast? Home Staging 101 with Realtor Jessica Hill Your foyer area is a buyer’s first introduction to the inside of your home. Unfortunately, it’s also […]

How Home Staging Can Improve Your Home Selling Process – Home Staging 101 with Realtor Jessica Hill

How Home Staging Can Improve Your Home Selling Process – Home Staging 101 with Realtor Jessica Hill

Some Hudson Valley homes sit on the market for days, some for weeks, and some for a few months or even years in a not-so-good scenario. If you’re like most homeowners, you’re hoping that you’ll land a contract quickly because holding costs, maintenance, and taxes are adding up, especially in New York state. How Home Staging Can Improve Your Home Selling Process – Home Staging 101 with Realtor Jessica Hill Portrait Photography by Maxwell Alexander – Duncan Avenue Pohotgraphy Studio There is a way that you can make that happen so that your home moves off the market fast. It […]

5 Tips for Making Your Bathroom an Ultimate Relaxation Experience

5 Tips for Making Your Bathroom an Ultimate Relaxation Experience

(BPT) – As Hudson Valley, New York residents are spending more time at home in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many are looking for ways to turn their living spaces into retreats of calm, comfort, and well-being. For some people, that’s meant major renovations. For others, it’s meant making select improvements designed to add more tranquility and/or enjoyment to their lives in what has become a somewhat uncertain world. It’s not so surprising then that home-improvement contractors listing their services on Houzz saw a 58% boost in homeowner requests in June 2020, relative to June 2019. “In terms of design, […]

Real Estate 101 with Jessica Hill: Understanding Escrow and Earnest Money

Real Estate 101 with Realtor Jessica Hill: Understanding Escrow and Earnest Money

The best real estate agents understand the importance of escrow and earnest money and can always get you up to speed with the definition of the terms. However, whether you are selling your home with an agent or on your own, you need to know what these are and how they apply to you. Real Estate 101 with Realtor Jessica Hill: Understanding Escrow and Earnest Money Jessica Hill, Realtor, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Earnest money is just like it sounds. It means that the potential buyer is earnest in his desire to buy your home. While you don’t necessarily have […]

3 DIY Projects that will instantly improve Your Home's Value

3 DIY Projects that will instantly improve Your Home’s Value

(BPT) – Buying a home is exciting. Once you purchase a property, you want to make it your own. Whether it’s a 100-year-old beauty or a fresh new build, there are improvements you can make that not only personalize the space but add instant value to your real estate investment. 3 Home Value-Boosting Improvements New Homeowners Make to Enhance Spaces Project 1: Update the garage door Garage doors take up a lot of visual real estate on the exterior of a home, meaning they dramatically boost curb appeal. Because you never get a second chance to make a first impression, […]

Hudson Valley Home for Sale in the resort-like Greenwood Lake Community

Hudson Valley Home for Sale in the resort-like Greenwood Lake Community

Welcome to a beautiful home in the heart of the legendary Greenwood Lake. Enjoy peaceful mornings and mesmerizing sunset views while emerging in authentic dining experiences. This highly desirable community offers the warmth and hospitality of a small neighborhood along with commuting conveniences to NYC and of course the Greenwood Lake access. This property is one of the best examples of what Hudson Valley real estate has to offer – get the best of both worlds: live in the suburban natural setting and work in the metropolitan New York City area with all of the employment opportunities. Home for Sale: […]

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

Contemporary Colonial Luxury Home in Poughkeepsie, New York – Photography by Maxwell Alexander

On the New York real estate map of the best places to reside, Hudson Valley is the rising star. Residents love the region for its historical charm, natural surroundings, and luxurious yet organic lifestyle so close to the World’s Capital – New York City. The Hudson Valley is a world-class destination with everything you could want and more. It is home to a vibrant and sophisticated community of people who appreciate finer things in life and authentic quality experiences. Expect fine dining, art galleries, wineries, hiking trails, and fascinating historical sites all set amongst lush countryside and of course the […]

Villa Ashokan - Catskills - Take Me There! Story and Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Editor-in-Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Villa Ashokan in Catskills – Take Me There!

It’s no surprise the Hudson Valley area is a favorite place for many people who appreciate a lifestyle including the peaceful beauty of nature as well as the luxury of modern urban life. The Hudson Valley truly is a place you can have it all. Villa Ashokan – Catskills – Take Me There!Story and Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Editor-in-Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine Imagine getting your morning fitness fix hiking through scenic nature trails, finding an afternoon of culture at a National Historic site, and enjoying a stunning sunset while sampling cheese and wine at your local winery. On the edge […]

The Hudson Villa - Hudson Valley's Hidden Luxury Gem

The Hudson Villa – Hudson Valley’s Hidden Luxury Gem

The Hudson Villa – Hudson Valley’s Hidden Luxury Gem by Maxwell Alexander, Editor-in-chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine In New York City, everything you see is dynamic, even the luxury market. The old industrial areas here are transforming into high-end bohemian neighborhoods such as Tribeca, a vacation destination frequented by VIPs and has many trendy restaurants, boutiques, and luxury apartments. There’re stylish lofts in SoHo, an old commercial place where warehouses are converted into residential studios for artists. Attracting a trendy crowd looking for spacious luxury houses are the neighborhoods of West Village, Greenwich Village, and small Italy, all of which […]

Finding Space Behind Closed Doors by Realtor Toni Perry

Finding Space Behind Closed Doors by Certified Professional Organizer/Realtor Toni Ann Perry

Finding Space Behind Closed Doors by Toni Ann Perry, Certified Professional Organizer & NYS Licensed Real Estate Salesperson For those of us who find we are out of space in our homes/apartments to put things, here is a solution that is accessible and easy.  Over-the-Door Shoe Organizers are ingenious for most everything other than shoes and they come in different options. I was tired of looking for gloves, mittens, hats, and scarves that I put in bins inside my coat closet.  I hung one of the shoe organizers on the inside of the closet door and filled the 24 compartments […]