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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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 – […]

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 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 […]

Top Reasons why you should buy a home in Hudson Valley  – by Dino Alexander, CEO and Principal Broker, Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Agents in the Hudson Valley, New York

Top Reasons why you should buy a home in Hudson Valley – Dino Alexander

Hudson Valley is a gorgeous geographical region encompassing the valley formed by Hudson River and its surrounding communities. It is located in New York State and renowned for winemaking and grape growing regions. Hudson Valley is spread over an enormous acreage and it is blessed with outstanding natural beauty. If you are looking for a cool and relaxed lifestyle with diving food and drinks, there is no better place for you in the country than Hudson Valley. Top Reasons why you should buy a home in Hudson Valley  – by Dino Alexander, CEO and Principal Broker, Alexander Maxwell Realty – […]

Interest Rates Are Low, but Are You Ready to Buy a Home in Hudson Valley? – by Kei Kullberg, New York Mortgage Expert, Superior Mortgage Branch Manager / Loan Originator

Interest Rates Are Low, but Are You Ready to Buy a Home? – Kei Kullberg

When mortgage interest rates drop to historic or near-historic lows, a surge in mortgage refinancing usually follows. Existing homeowners scramble to save money on what is likely their biggest monthly expense. Interest Rates Are Low, but Are You Ready to Buy a Home in Hudson Valley? – by Kei Kullberg, New York Mortgage Expert, Superior Mortgage Branch Manager / Loan Originator – NMLS # 1740248 Home purchasing activity doesn’t always go hand-in-hand with rock-bottom rates, however. First-time homebuyers traditionally make up about one-third of all buyers, and low interest rates don’t usually boost that percentage. Low rates can make a […]

Find Your Perfect Address In New York City

Find Your Perfect Address In New York City

New York City is a great place to call home. It seems like the lights are always on in the Big Apple. Whether it’s fine dining after a night of clubbing or an evening at the theater, New Yorkers are rarely bored. With five boroughs to choose from, along with the unique areas that come with each one, finding your perfect address in the city can seem like a monumental task. However, with a little local information and the guidance of an experienced real estate broker, you’ll soon have the keys to your New York City home.  Experience Manhattan Manhattan […]

One Way to Shine in a Competitive Housing Market is to Create a Good First Impression by Realtor Naomi Harris (Alexander Maxwell Realty – The Best Real Estate Team in Hudson Valley)

One Way to Shine in the Competitive Hudson Valley Real Estate Market is to Create a Good First Impression

According to home-selling experts at the Alexander Maxwell Realty, some quick tips for speeding up this process include burning candles during open houses, filling the home with the aroma of fresh-baked cookies and hanging a wreath on the front door. One Way to Shine in the Competitive Hudson Valley Real Estate Market is to Create a Good First Impression by Realtor Naomi Harris (Alexander Maxwell Realty – The Best Real Estate Team in Hudson Valley), Photo by Maxwell Alexander (Duncan Avenue Studios) Home-improvement experts say that investing several thousand dollars in new kitchen countertops or a bathroom remodel will give […]

5 quick tips for improving the airflow in your home

(BPT) – With COVID-19 cases up in most parts of the country families are weighing the pros and cons of gathering. Experts encourage maintaining a steady flow of fresh, quality air within your home to help slow the transmission of coronavirus. Proper air circulation is crucial in any home, because airflow regulates temperature and creates a more pleasant and safe breathing environment. By contrast, poor air circulation can actually endanger your health. In fact, the levels of indoor air pollutants are often two to five times higher than outdoor levels, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Here’s how to improve […]

Newburgh Brewing Company Review with Kei Kullberg

Exploring Hudson Valley with Kei Kullberg – Newburgh Brewing Company Review

I miss the good old days when you could simply grab a friend or ten and go breweries hopping in the Hudson Valley! But even though having experiences outside of your home has become quite a logistical enterprise, they seem to be more special and meaningful. Newburgh Brewing Company – The Best Beer in Hudson Valley – Brewery Review by Kei Kullberg. Photography by Maxwell Alexander (Duncan Avenue Studios) Last Saturday I’ve got a chance to visit Newburgh Brewing Company’s Tap Room near Newburgh waterfront. Saturday night or not, the area looked a bit deserted, but it was great to […]

Selling Your Home in Hudson Valley? Be Ready to Answer These Questions – Real Estate 101 with Dino Alexander

Selling Your Home in Hudson Valley? Be Ready to Answer These Questions – Real Estate 101 with Dino Alexander

With any type of home sale, potential buyers will always have questions they want to ask. If you’re represented by one of the best real estate agents in Hudson Valley, he or she usually knows ahead of time the kinds of questions that’ll be asked because they’ve heard most of them in the course of their career. But there are many common questions asked and it will be helpful for you to know the answer to them. Potential buyers usually ask how much you pay for property taxes. While any home might have a great sale price, the amount of […]

Tips on Getting Real Estate License – Dino Alexander, CEO, Alexander Maxwell Realty

Too Much Time on Your Hands? Getting a Real Estate License Might be a Solution!

Working from home has become a norm after the COVID-19 pandemic forcefully introduced so many changes into our lives back in 2020. Being a real estate agent is one of the options that provides freedom and flexibility of an independent contractor yet with so many benefits that are provided by real estate brokerages. Real estate industry in the United States is known as a very lucrative business and a lot of people are working as real estate agents throughout the nation. Not only are they making good money, they are also contributing to the society in a way i.e. by […]

Hudson Valley Farmhouses for Sale – Farmhouse for Sale in Upstate, NY

Hudson Valley Farmhouses for Sale – Your Dream Escape to Upstate, NY

In just a few recent years Hudson Valley has become one of the top destinations for real estate investors from all around the World. People are flocking to enjoy the opulent lifestyle that Hudson Valley has to offer and the real estate investment opportunities that come with it, whether they’re attracted by its antique farmhouses and breathtaking views, or newer developments yet so close to the New York City. Hudson Valley’s luxury real estate really offers you the best of both worlds – acres of picturesque land coupled with the perks of rich culture and metropolitan living. Hudson Valley style […]