Walgreens, Highland, New York – Commercial Real Estate, Aerial, and Twilight, Dusk Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios – Hudson Valley, Catskills, and Westchester, NY

Commercial Real Estate and Aerial Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios – Hudson Valley, Catskills, and Westchester, NY

Walgreens Pharmacy, Highland, NY – Commercial Real Estate and Aerial Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios – Hudson Valley, Catskills, and Westchester, NY Why hire a professional real estate photographer? Real estate deals are all about making money. Buyers and sellers each seek to maximize their profits, while agents are geared toward earning the biggest commission possible. Money makes money, as the saying goes. It may seem counter-intuitive, but investing in the sale of a home is one of the best ways for agents to earn the largest commission. What type of investment should we make? Get your real estate photography […]

Discover the newest flavor of Senegal brought to you by Café Touba Coffee Roasters – Interview with Khadija Beye by Dino Alexander – Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios

Discover the newest flavor of Senegal brought to you by Café Touba Coffee Roasters

Today I am enjoying some phenomenal coffee with Khadija Beye, the founder of the specialty coffee brand Café Touba, also known as the liquid magic! She has such an interesting story and I can’t wait to share it with you. Discover the newest flavor of Senegal brought to you by Café Touba Coffee Roasters – Interview with Khadija Beye by Dino Alexander – Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios Dino: What exactly is Café Touba? I am assuming it’s not just regular coffee. Khadija: Café Touba is Senegal’s best-kept secret. “It’s not just coffee” for sure. The coffee tells […]

Negotiating Tactics to Get the Best Price for Your Home - Real Estate 101 with Broker Dino Alexander – Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Agnets in Hudson Valley, Westchester and Catskills, NY

Negotiating Tactics to Get the Best Price for Your Home – Real Estate 101 with Broker Dino Alexander

The process of selling a home doesn’t have to be stressful. A good real estate agent will handle all the negotiating tactics and act as a buffer between the seller and the buyer. Negotiating Tactics to Get the Best Price for Your Home – Real Estate 101 with Broker Dino Alexander – Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Agents in Hudson Valley, Westchester, and Catskills, NY Together with your agent, you’ll be ready to handle anything or discuss anything that might arise during the negotiation process. You have to start by knowing what it is that you want out […]

Working at Home? Time is of the Essence! New Book and Tips by Maxwell Alexander

Millennials – The Balancing Act of Working from Home – New Book by Maxwell Alexander

I’ve heard people say that they want to work from home mainly for the following reason: they are able to work only when they want to. Even though you can set your own work hours when you work at home, that does not mean you don’t have to adhere to a schedule. Work schedules that are hit or miss…or worse, no schedule at all, simply will not work. Time is of the essence! It’s your time! Millennials – The Balancing Act of Working from Home – New Book by Maxwell Alexander Working from home can be a very, very good […]

Toni Ann Perry, Licensed RE Salesperson, Realtor, Alexander Maxwell Realty

Home Decorating Ideas – with Hudson Valley Real Estate Agent Toni Ann Perry

Everyone appreciates home decorating ideas when planning to make improvements to their home. You may have visions of your own about how your new home décor would look but it’s always nice to have an alternative plan. There are definitely home decorating ideas that you haven’t discovered. There are constantly changes being made regarding trends in home decorating. Checking out new home decorating ideas may give birth to a new home decorating plan for your space. Home Decorating Ideas – with Hudson Valley Real Estate Agent Toni Ann Perry Being able to find home decorating ideas is a treat but […]

Selling Your Hudson Valley Home? Here are Tips to Make a Great First Impression – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Naomi Harris

Selling Your Hudson Valley Home? Here are Tips to Make a Great First Impression – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Naomi Harris

–Presentation. Yes, that is the keyword you always need to keep in mind. “The first impression is the last impression” is a proverb that not many people are willing to buy into these days. But in the case of homes, especially an old home that you are showcasing to others, this may very well be the case. It is a time-tested way to make sure that your house gets liked by whoever comes to view it. Selling Your Hudson Valley Home? Here are Tips to Make a Great First Impression – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Realtor Naomi Harris To […]

Reimagining Farmhouse Living in the Hudson Valley with a Modern Luxury Twist – Interview with Liz and Matt Elkin by Dino Alexander – Real Estate and Lifestyle Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios, New York

Reimagining Farmhouse Living in the Hudson Valley with a Modern Luxury Twist

Today I am hanging out with Liz and Matt at their newest and absolutely spectacular farmhouse reno project in New Paltz, NY, right here in the center of Hudson Vally. Reimagining Farmhouse Living in the Hudson Valley with a Modern Luxury Twist – Interview with Liz and Matt Elkin by Dino Alexander – Real Estate and Lifestyle Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios, New York This contemporary twist of a classic farmhouse design is actually a combo of a renovation and a brand new construction but I will let them give the details and introduce the project. Liz: Hi! […]

Catskills Home for Sale in Phoenicia, NY – 1051 Veterans Way, Phoenicia, NY 12464 – Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Realtors in Hudson Valley

Summer Getaway in Catskill Mountains – Farmhouse for Sale in Phoenicia, NY

Welcome to a quaint property in Phoenicia, NY! Discover this covered-porch rambler home in one of the most sought-after areas of the Hudson Valley; take in beautiful Catskill mountain views as you turn into the driveway. Catskills Home for Sale in Phoenicia, NY – 1051 Veterans Way, Phoenicia, NY 12464 / List Price: $295,000 / Call or Text Listing Agent Naomi Harris at 845-705-0129 / Listing provided by: Alexander Maxwell Realty – 845-518-2750 Carefully maintained and features hardwood floors throughout (carpet is not wall to wall, nor anchored down). Open flow from the living room to the dining room and […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

A Cabin Theme for Your Home Decorating Ideas – Home Decor with Xiomara Marrero

Exploring Rustic Cabin Theme – Home Decor 101 with Realtor Xiomara Marrero

When it comes to home decorating there is one thing that must be said-people seem too long for the simple life and cabin living. Of all the styles of decorating and décor this is one that seems to be repeated most often but in different ways. Seriously there are a lot of resources on ‘cabin’ décor such as Pinterest boards, websites, magazines, brochures, books, and how-to videos all over the place than probably any other style of decorating. One reason for the phenomenal popularity of this particular type of home decorating style probably has a little bit to do with […]

Should You Accept an Offer or Should You Counteroffer? – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Dino Alexander – Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Agents in Hudson Valley

Should You Accept an Offer or Should You Counteroffer? – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Dino Alexander

Selling a house can be a tricky business, but one you can easily do when you have the right information. The amount of money that you can make or lose will depend on how you handle an offer. Should You Accept an Offer or Should You Counteroffer? – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Dino Alexander – Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Agents in Hudson Valley There are times when you should accept an offer – such as if your home is in an area where homes are harder to sell. Some places, like out of the way rural […]

Beautiful Country Home for Sale in Beacon, NY – Alexander Maxwell Realty – The Best Real Estate Firm in Hudson Valley, New York

Hudson Valley Home for Sale in Beacon, NY

Welcome to a beautiful property in the Town of Beacon, NY where you will find designer finishes, vaulted ceilings, and functional updates. The back yard offers incredible landscape opportunities and unique rock features. You can enjoy unforgettable moments on the deck and entertain family and friends in privacy and comfort. The finished lower level is ideal for hosting weekend visitors or remote-working, quiet office setup. This location is ideal for evening walks around the peaceful neighborhood streets or a quick ride to the MetroNorth Train station. Home for Sale: 114 South Ave, Beacon, NY 12508 – Alexander Maxwell Realty – […]

Why 2021 is a Great Year to Start Your Career in Real Estate with Almax Realty by Maxwell Alexander, Co-Founder & CMO, Almax Realty

Start Your Career in Real Estate with the Best Brokerage in Hudson Valley

The way people buy and sell things has inherently changed in the last decade. Why should real estate be any different? The industry as you know it is lagging dreadfully behind, but Almax Realty is disrupting the system with a bold, new outlook on what is necessary to become a successful real estate agent. Why 2021 is a Great Year to Start Your Career in Real Estate with Alexander Maxwell Realty by Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Co-Founder & CMO, Alexander Maxwell Realty Cutting-edge environment Contrary to the notion that we’re all lazy and entitled, Millennials are overtaking the workforce and the […]

Top 5 Factors That Impact How Quickly Your Home Will Sell – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Bruce Geiser, Realtor, Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Team in Hudson Valley, NY

Top 5 Factors That Impact How Quickly Your Home Will Sell – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Bruce Geiser

When you put your house on the market, it can be difficult to tell how long it will be on there before it is sold. This makes planning for other things, such as moving out and buying a new place, harder to do. Here are five factors that can impact how quickly your home will sell. Top 5 Factors That Impact How Quickly Your Home Will Sell – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Bruce Geiser, Realtor, Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Team in Hudson Valley, NY Neighborhood Appeal Consider your surrounding neighborhood. Is it close to restaurants or […]

Hudson Valley Farmhouse for Sale – Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Agents in Hudson Valley

A Beautiful Hudson Valley Country Home for Sale in Poughkeepsie, NY

You don’t want to miss this truly move-in ready gem in much desired Twins Hills section of Poughkeepsie within the highly rated Spackenkill School district. The first thing you will notice when you walk in, is the advantage of having a professional carpenter as an owner. The finishing work that has been lovingly done and the decorative moldings are just exquisite. The living room has a gorgeous fireplace that has been converted to clean-burning propane and is flanked by built-in shelving and light everywhere by the virtual floor to ceiling windows. The kitchen has been updated with a large island […]

Hudson Valley Real Estate with Dino Alexander – Including Your Home in MLS – Real Estate Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios – New York

Hudson Valley Real Estate with Dino Alexander – Including Your Home in MLS

It’s a tough job trying to sell a house. Realtors have access to certain tools that help homeowners to market the property to perspective buyers and MLS (Multiple Listings Service) is a great platform that allows real estate agents to share the information. MLS is a data base so below are all the things that will be considered when gathering information about listing. You have to know what to put into a listing or it’s not going to stand out. Your listing has to have all the features of the home, so here is what to mention to your real […]

Should You Sell Your Hudson Valley Rental Property in This Market? – Real Estate 101 with Dino Alexander

Should You Sell Your Hudson Valley Rental Property in This Market? – Real Estate 101 with Dino Alexander

If you have a rental property in the Hudson Valley, you may start to consider whether to continue renting it out or to sell it. Maybe you inherited the house from another family member or you decided to invest in several rental properties. Whatever the case may be, here are three items to consider when deciding if you should sell your rental property. 1. Cash Intake If your rental property is creating a profit, keeping it might make sense to you. Aside from irregular costs such as minor repairs and when the property sits vacant, your property should be bringing […]

Increasing Curb Appeal to Sell Your Home – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Naomi Harris, Realtor, Home Staging Expert, Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Team in Hudson Valley

Increasing Curb Appeal to Sell Your Home – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Naomi Harris

If you have a real estate agent, one of the first things he’ll check is to see how appealing your home looks as he’s driving up to it. An attractive home is one that can hook a potential buyer’s interest and make him want to know more. Increasing Curb Appeal to Sell Your Home – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Naomi Harris, Realtor, Home Staging Expert, Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Team in Hudson Valley You want to make sure that the outside of your home’s exterior is clean. It can be easy for a home that gets […]