5 Affordable Ways to Dress Up Your Home Office Space with Kei Kullberg

5 Affordable Ways to Dress Up Your Home Office Space by Kei Kullberg

Spending a lot of time working from home these days? I hear ya! As a mortgage broker here in the Hudson Valley, I see how the area basically turned into a “work-from-home capital” of North-East, just because seems like everyone moved out of New York City… 5 Affordable Ways to Dress Up Your Home Office Space Paid Content by Kei Kullberg, NYS Licensed Mortgage Loan Originator NMLS# 1740248 So the last thing you want is for your home office to look drab. You need a space where you can be excited about starting your workday. Design a home office that […]

Home Staging 101 with Realtor Jessica Hill

Home Staging 101 with Realtor Jessica Hill: Start with a Deep Decluttering Process

To get your home staged for a fast sale, you need to start by deeply decluttering the rooms. When you declutter a home, you make it look bigger like it has more living space, which is something that appeals to potential buyers. It also prepares you for letting go and moving on the process and lets you show off your home. Most people use some rooms in their homes for things they weren’t intended to use the room for – and that can make a house look cramped to a buyer. Home Staging 101 with Realtor Jessica Hill: Start with […]

Choosing Home Decorating Fabric - Home Decorating with Jessica Hill

Choosing Home Decorating Fabric – Home Decorating with Jessica Hill

If you are thinking about spicing up your Hudson Valley home with some fresh decor, choosing home decorating fabrics would be an important aspect of creating a particular theme. When picking a theme such as Victorian, Modern, or Oriental, the choice of fabric makes a difference to the overall theme. There are many kinds of home decorating fabric. If you are looking for fabric that compliments a particular theme, perhaps doing a little research regarding the theme would be helpful. If you decide to use a Victorian theme for your decorating project, whether you do one room or the entire […]

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 […]

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, […]

Airbnb Rental or a Dream Home? A Historic Hudson Valley Farmhouse for Sale

Country Kitchen Decorating Ideas for an Authentic Hudson Valley Style Cooking Experience

Country kitchen decorating ideas are for any person who gets pleasure from the warm, earthy feeling of the simplicity of nature. Decorating a country kitchen is among the most popular types of interior decorating. This is because of the overall feeling of being welcoming and friendly that country kitchen decorating has to offer those who own the kitchen, as well as any guests and visitors. If you are considering the country and kitchen and decorating ideas, then you will need to decide if you’re going to be limiting it to your kitchen, or if you’ll be spreading it throughout your […]

Miranda Weinberger, Realtor, NYS Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, AlmaxRealty

Home or Vacation Getaway in the Hudson Valley: Either Way The Hudson Villa is an Absolute Perfection – Home Tour with Realtor Miranda Weinberger

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 bang for their buck and to alleviate concerns over the rising sea levels and effects of climate change.” A mini breakaway to the valley has led many […]

A quick guide to bedroom decorating by Designer Maxwell Alexander

A quick guide to bedroom decorating by Designer Maxwell Alexander

When decorating a bedroom, keep in mind that the end result should produce a distinct and memorable impression. Colors, space, and decorations all set a bedroom’s relaxation mood, and when put together well, can create a definite, pleasurable look. When it comes to the arrangement of items in a bedroom, symmetry is the most important factor. The bedroom is your personal space and should not be cluttered with too many objects creating a claustrophobic effect. For a room to seem personal, special touches should be added that reflect your special loves and interests. This includes your favorite colors, books, photographs, […]

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

Make Hudson Valley Your Home – Home for Sale in Newburgh, NY

Welcome to the beautiful traditional cape-cod style Hudson Valley home for sale in the heart of the Town of Newburgh. This home has been recently renovated with a modern rustic interior design style in mind and features sustainable/eco-friendly cedarwood finishes. Oversized 2 car garage, storage and workshop area, carport, and more than a half-acre yard space will give you plenty of room for at-home entertainment and an authentic Hudson Valley Style staycation. Set up a tent on your own front yard or drink your morning coffee in your rocking chair on the covered front porch surrounded by beautiful trees and […]

Spring 2020 - Fashion Edition - Hudson Valley Style Magazine - Viktoria Viktorenkova - Helena Palazzi - Maxwell Alexander

The Spring 2020 Fashion Issue has arrived!

Welcome to our very first Fashion Edition! Enjoy the amazing photography work by Helena Palazzi, Alla Rodionova, and Maxwell Alexander. Plus, read the interview with Dr. Brooke Bair of Luna Dermatology to find out what’s trending in skincare this Spring… Get your copy of the 2020 Spring Fashion Issue here >>

Maitopia - Modern Rustic Energy Efficient Retreat in Red Hook, NY - Photo Story by Maxwell Alexander

Fresh air, inspiring design, warmth and comfort… Maitopia Photo Story by Maxwell Alexander

Escape the craziness for a few days and keep a healthy distance from the rest of the World in Maitopia, Hudson Valley’s hidden modern rustic gem in the middle of the woods in Red Hook, New York. This beautifully designed passive glass & wood modern cabin offers elegant details and the warmth that only an upstate energy-efficient retreat could. With a soaking egg tub, fires at every turn and a year-round hot pool you will fall in love with the place and the towns nearby. Not to mention Hudson Valley parks and hiking trails that are open for business and […]