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

A Beautiful Country Home for Sale in Beacon, NY – Alexander Maxwell Realty

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 – […]

Beyond Aesthetics: Calming Wall Decor for Any Space

Beyond Aesthetics: Calming Wall Decor for Any Space

Photographer Maxwell Alexander has a keen eye when it comes to integrating powerful emotions and visual imagery—an eye that often transcends dimensions and different mediums, prominently displayed in his new series of fine art sculpture photo prints on simplida.com. A few years back, Maxwell Alexander created a series of sculptures inspired by the idea of mind travel through the Universe. He initially planned to produce a commercial run of these pieces to sell as home decor. However, as he was pulled in multiple directions by the rapidly growing collective of Duncan Avenue brands, Max put his passion project on hold […]

The real Dangers of Picaridin - Fire Salamander

The real dangers of Picaridin – yet again, Big Pharma tricks consumers into destroying ecosystems.

We’ve been there before: tobacco, lead, DEET and now Picaridin! Big Box stores along with Big Pharma are selling lethal poison to consumers wrapped in sweet and shiny marketing. In recent years awareness of the health and environmental dangers caused by chemical pesticide DEET has increased dramatically and it has led to a dramatic decline in sales of the insect repellents containing the poisonous pollutant. The chemical industry had to synthesize something fresh, new and cheap, so they did: marketed as a “safer alternative to DEET” pesticide Picaridin has become a staple in chemical insect repellents. Turned out, Picaridin not […]

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 […]

How to design your kitchen like a Millennial - 2019 Kitchen Design Trends - Hudson Valley Style Magazine by Designer Maxwell Alexander, Editor in Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine

How to design your kitchen like a Millennial – Kitchen Design Trends by Hudson Valley Style Magazine

How to design your kitchen like a Millennial – Kitchen Design Trends – Hudson Valley Style Magazine by Designer Maxwell Alexander, Editor in Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine Ah, Millennials, it warms my heart writing about Us – the most consciously awaken generation humans produced so far. We literally design the world around us in sync with Nature and the Universe. So what does it means to design a kitchen like a Millennial? Kitchen is the new Living Room As Millennials are awakening to the wisdom of the Cosmic Intelligence and taking into account the experience of the previous generations, we […]

Unpacking Earth Day and Environmental Justice – by Naomi Harris, Contributing Editor, Hudson Valley Style Magazine, Kingston, NY

Unpacking Earth Day and Environmental Justice – by Naomi Harris

Millennials, our grade school Earth Day memories are probably very similar: images of “Save The Earth!” posters & discussions centered around the the “3R’s” – reduce, reuse, recycle. Protecting the earth responsibilities meant that we were encouraged to simply take shorter showers, turn the lights off in every room, & snip plastic rings on packs of soda cans to save sea turtles. While taking actions of sustainable living to protect our environment is very important, here is the uncomfortable truth: most of what we learned about environmental justice growing up was flat-out greenwashing to shield government & major corporations from […]

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

Staging a House for Sale? Here are Top 10 Home Staging Tips by Naomi Harris

In a strictly rational world, buying a home would be largely an economic decision. Home buyers 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 […]

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 […]

The Hudson Villa - Hudson Valley's Luxury Hidden Gem

The Hudson Villa – Forever Home or Vacation Getaway in Hudson Valley – Luxury Villa for Sale

The Hudson Villa – Forever Home or Vacation Getaway in Hudson Valley – Luxury Villa for Sale – by Miranda Weinberger, Contributing Editor, Hudson Valley Style Magazine Welcome to the Hudson Valley, a place many have declared as the new Hamptons. Perhaps it offers even more. Dino Alexander, CEO and principal broker at Alexander Maxwell Realty in the Hudson Valley says smart New Yorkers are investing in this close-to-home paradise and are aware of its rising reputation. “We see luxury homebuyers are shifting their focus from the Hamptons and Long Island to the Hudson Valley and upstate markets to get a better […]

The How To's of Choosing the Right Perfume for Your Darling – by Designer Maxwell L. Alexander, EIC, Hudson valley Style Magazine – Product Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios

The How To’s of Choosing the Right Perfume for Your Darling

If finding the right perfume for your boyfriend, girlfriend, husband or wife is one hard feat to conquer, follow these tips and you’re sure to win their heart in a jiffy! The How To’s of Choosing the Right Perfume for Your Darling – by Designer/Photographer Maxwell L. Alexander, EIC, Hudson Valley Style Magazine – Product Photography – Duncan Avenue Studios – New York – Presented by Kelly and Jones Perfumes If you consider the wide array of choices that you can possibly give to your romantic partner, the possibilities are endless. Because of the availability of so many options, you […]

Antique Bedroom Furniture

Antique Bedroom Furniture – Hudson Valley Style

Antique Furniture not only makes a veritable feast for the eyes, but you can also watch the regal splendor of yore come alive with it. It is popularly said that “Old is gold,” and this line stands true when Antique Bedroom Furniture comes to mind. These days, Antique Bedroom Furniture is becoming popular with the majority of the people. The reason behind this is that this furniture is a great addition to the aesthetic appeal to your room. Bedroom Furnishing is not just to soothe your senses, but also to enamor you with its beauty. Nowadays, Antique Bedroom Furniture comes […]

There are so many things to look for when you are buying a home. You have to be prepared for all the things that you need to know when you are purchasing your next home. There are many things that you will want to know about any home that you live in. you need to be sure that you ask questions so that you getting the full picture. The first thing that you need to when you are looking for a home is check out the location. You have to make sure that you are getting a home in the right location. You want to be the right area that you feel most comfortable in. After the location part, you will want to make sure that you have the right number of bedrooms in the home that you purchase. Many people want to have enough space for their family to live in. This is something that is very important when buying a home. Getting the home that you want the most is going to take some work. You have to make sure that you are able to get the home of your dreams. Looking is the fun part about buying a home. You get to check out a lot of homes and with each one you will see something else that you really want in your next home. You can use all of the homes that you have looked at as a good reference and make your choice from everything they have all combined. You will be sure to find the home of your dreams when you do all that you can. You should look through all of the real estate ads and even online. There are many great homes that are advertised all the time in these places and you can get a great range of homes to check out from these places. This is something that will get you on the right track when purchasing a home. You should also make sure that you are inspecting any home that you are planning to buy. You need to make sure that the home that you are thinking about purchasing does not have anything major wrong with it. You need to have a certified home inspector check all the plumbing and electrical work in the home. These are two very important parts of a home and you have to be sure that you will not find a problem later on down the road with the home. You also should make sure that you pay attention to the roof and basement of any home that you may decide to buy. If you do find a problem with a home that you are thinking about purchasing, you have to see if the present owner will fix it. Sometimes you can make a deal with the present owner to have the problems fixed before you decide to buy it. This will help you out in the end and you may not have to give up on the home of your dreams if they are willing to do this. Inspecting the home that you are thinking of purchasing first is a very good idea and one that will probably save you money in the end. If you are looking to sell or buy a home in the Hudson Valley, you should work with the best real estate agents in the Hudson Valley! Alexander Maxwell Realty provides complimentary award-winning real state photography, video walkthroughs, aerial and drone photography, and a world-class global marketing package with every listing. We are not just the best at selling homes but we go beyond than most by bringing our expertise and experience in real estate investment, interior design, marketing, home staging, renovations, remodeling, and much more. If you are looking for a home for sale in Hudson Valley or homes for sale in Upstate, NY or even Hudson Valley Farmhouses for Sale – look no further! Our website gives you access to the best homes for sale in Hudson Valley/Upstate New York region.

What to look for when buying a home in the Hudson Valley

There are so many things to look for when you are buying a home. You have to be prepared for all the things that you need to know when you are purchasing your next home. There are many things that you will want to know about any home that you live in. you need to be sure that you ask questions so that you getting the full picture. The first thing that you need to when you are looking for a home is check out the location. You have to make sure that you are getting a home in the […]

4 Tips on Choosing the Right Spring Perfume for You

4 Tips on Choosing the Right Perfume for You this Spring

With the thousands of fragrances on the market, it can sometimes be tricky to choose the one that is perfect for your taste, personality, the occasion, and other factors. 4 Tips on Choosing the Right Spring Perfume for You – by Designer Maxwell Alexander, Editor-in-Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine – Kelly + Jones Perfumes for Ladies and Gents – Vineyards and Beyond – Product Photography by Maxwell Alexander – Duncan Avenue Studios – New York Spring is here, so check out the following basic tips that you may find useful when choosing and even wearing the perfect perfume for you. […]

Flea-ing back to your roots – a music festival in the Catskills celebrating local artists and businesses

Flea-ing back to your roots – a music festival in the Catskills celebrating local artists and businesses

The Flea Valley Festival is a one day event with live music, a variety of craft and food vendors taking place in the idyllic Catskill town of Roscoe, NY at the Roscoe-Rockland Fireman’s Field on August 14th, 2021. Tickets go on sale March 31st on eventbrite for $20. This music and arts festival is the ideal escape from the summer heat, flee the boroughs and spend the day listening to live music surrounded by the rolling Catskill mountains. Flea Valley Festival’s inaugural lineup will feature a mix of artists across multiple facets of indie rock and folk with sounds inspired […]

Do You Have Too Much Stuff? A Checklist for Your New Minimalist Lifestyle

Do You Have Too Much Stuff? A Checklist for Your New Minimalist Lifestyle

Having too much stuff might sound like an oxymoron to some people but the reality is that too much of anything can be a bad thing. In fact, this is pretty much the central maxim of minimalism! What you learn as a minimalist, is that the more you cut back on unnecessary ‘stuff’ and clutter, the less stress you have, the more free you become and the more you can appreciate the few items that really matter to you. But what is ‘too much’? Take a look at this checklist and let’s find out together if you fall into this […]

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Perfumes for Men: Know Your Own Scent

It may sound funny to you, but it is really essential to understand your own scent (or “smell”), it is really good to realize and recognize how your body smells as it will affect the type of perfume you choose and be prepared for ordering perfume samples online. Perfumes for Men: Know Your Own Scent – by Maxwell Alexander, Editor-in-chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine The body and skin of each person has a peculiar smell – similar to a fingerprint, voice check or a model of your chromosome. It is scientifically proven that our doubts, hopes, requirements, our nutritional preferences, […]

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

Working at Home? Time is of the Essence! New Book by Maxwell L. Alexander

I’ve heard people say that the main reason that they want to work at home is because they can work only when they want to work. It IS true that you can set your own work hours when you work at home but it does NOT mean that you don’t have to have set work hours. A ‘hit or miss’ work schedule…or rather, the lack of any work schedule at all, simply will not work. Time is of the Essence! YOUR time! Working at Home? Time is of the Essence! + New Book Announcement by Maxwell L. Alexander, CEO, Duncan […]

Create a Backyard Oasis to Enjoy Hudson Valley Staycation This Spring

Create a Backyard Oasis to Enjoy Hudson Valley Staycation This Spring

The Hudson Valley region is comprised of some of the state’s most scenic counties. Views from backyards are stunning year-round. Instead of only enjoying the natural beauty from your windows, turn your backyard into a comfortable oasis. Spending more time outdoors helps soothes the soul.  Plant Native Species Native plants are sustainable, benefit the local eco-system, and help bring the region’s natural beauty closer to home.  Perennials like Bee Balm and Cardinal Flower Lobelia grow back every year. The native plants also require less watering. Along with adding color to your backyard, the perennials also provide a habitat for bees, […]

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 […]

Hidden Meadow Sommers – Brand New Townhomes Community in Hudson Valley

Hidden Meadow Somers – Brand New Townhomes Community in Hudson Valley

The Hidden Meadow is a luxury residence set in natural surroundings blessed by Mother Nature. Step outside your front door and you can enjoy scenic walking trails, wide-open green spaces, rain gardens and ponds and pretty gardens. Hidden Meadow Somers – Brand New Townhomes Community in Hudson Valley – Sponsored Content by the Hidden Meadow Somers It is a wonderful place thoughtfully designed to please nature lovers, fitness enthusiasts, families with children and anyone who appreciates the great outdoors and modern living. This peaceful area with historic stone walls attracts an abundance of wildlife, including birds and squirrels. It’s no […]