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 […]

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 […]

How to Make Your Hudson Valley Rental Feel Like Home

According to Statista.com, “The share of Americans who rent their home is 27%, the share of non-homeowners who can’t afford to buy a home is 43%, the share of renters living in single-family homes in the US is 42%, and the share of renters under 30 years old in the US is 49%.” Maybe you are a new renter or someone who has been renting for a while and you want to make your rental feel more like home. Consider the following tips to transform your rental space into the comfortable space you love coming home to. Embellishing the Walls […]

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 […]

How to Improve Your Interior Design with Strategically Arranged Wall Art

How to Improve Your Interior Design with Strategically Arranged Wall Art

When artwork groupings are nicely arranged, they create a collage effect; when they are improperly hung, they become a mess. To maximize how well each piece reads as a group, decide if you need to rearrange the pieces, alter the spacing, or leave them as they are. How to Improve Your Interior Design with Strategically Arranged Wall Art Seeing your pieces too close to each other is like being in a crowded mall: overwhelming and uninspiring. Consider removing only the smallest pieces to give the arrangement some breathing room. Taking down every piece will make the collection look sparse. Put […]

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 […]

Finding Your Fashion Vibe with the Best Men's Accessories – Presented by HARD NEW YORK – Fashion Accessories for Men

Finding Your Summer Fashion Vibe with the Best Men’s Accessories

Getting a new haircut, updating your wardrobe, and hitting the gym to tone up your body are all great ways to head into summer looking on-trend. Don’t forget your accessories! Making sure you have stylish accessories will help you put together an effortlessly chic outfit every time. Finding Your Fashion Vibe with the Best Men’s Accessories – Presented by HARD NEW YORK – Fashion Accessories for Men There are many reasons why men like to wear fashionable accessories. For some, it is an expression of their fashion sense. A stylish bracelet can add some edge to an outfit, and a […]

Turn Your Living into a Relaxation Oasis with These Simple Home Decor Tips - Presented by Simplida Fine Art – World's Finest Wall Art

Turn Your Living into a Relaxation Oasis with These Simple Home Decor Tips

How do you relax after a long day? Relax a bit at home. However, what if the ambiance or vibe of your home isn’t as inviting as it should be? Sleeping in your bedroom or cooking in the kitchen are two common choices. How do you unwind and relax? Where is your favorite spot? It’s the living room. Whether you want to spend time with your family, play with your children or arrange a get-together, the family room is the place where you can do that. The living room should be a place that gives you that feeling of being […]

Hudson Valley Homes for Sale - Almax Realty - Best Hudson Valley Realtors

Hudson Valley Homes for Sale, Under 100K

Looking to buy, flip and Airbnb that picturesque fixer-upper in the beautiful Hudson Valley? We’ve got you covered! Here are the newest and freshest Hudson Valley Homes for Sale, under $100,000. Though be aware that most likely these homes are not in a livable condition and you’d have to buy them either cash or with a rehab loan. If you are still not sure what all of that means, call Alexander Maxwell Realty at 845-518-2750 or reach out to one of their best real estate agents who can get you up to speed with the terms. As always, shop Hudson […]

Choosing The Right Eye Makeup For Your Face – by Ashley McGillicuddy – Hebe Med Spa

Beauty is an interest of great application and skill. It is an interest with the goal of making oneself appear more attractive to themselves, others, or both. You may think that it’s easier said than done, correct? Don’t let that put you off! Read the tips below to see what you need to begin beautifying yourself like a pro. Choosing The Right Eye Makeup For Your Face – by Ashley McGillicuddy – Hebe Medical Spa – The Best Spa in Hudson Valley – Photography by Maxwell Alexander (Duncan Avenue Studios) If you have a pale complexion, opt for a brown […]

Brand Ambassador Opportunity with HARD NEW YORK

Brand Ambassador Opportunity with HARD NEW YORK

Are you a social media influencer and looking to monetize your fame? Here is an amazing brand ambassador opportunity just for you! Sign Up for HARD NEW YORK Men’s Fashion Accessories Brand Ambassador Program at hardnewyork.goaffpro.com and get your exclusive vanity discount code, referral URL and start earning up to 15% per successful referral sale.

How to Incorporate Therapeutic Artwork Into Your Home Décor by Designer Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Wellness Coach, Certified Fitness Trainer, Certified Sports Nutritionist, Certified Bodybuilding Coach

How to Incorporate Therapeutic Artwork Into Your Home Décor

When you think about decorating your home, you probably picture colorful throw pillows, an array of rugs and perhaps a bed cover or two. All those elements play a huge role in home décor, but there is another element that is just as important. How to Incorporate Therapeutic Artwork Into Your Home Décor by Designer Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Wellness Coach, Certified Fitness Trainer, Certified Sports Nutritionist, Certified Bodybuilding Coach Artwork can transform your bare walls into things of beauty, and all you need to make it happen is sometimes. You can order everything you need online, from the canvas […]

Get Ready To Hit The Town With This Beauty Advice – Presented by Hebe Med Spa – The Best Spa in the Hudson Valley, NY – Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios, New York

Get Ready To Hit The Town With These Beauty Tips from Hebe Med Spa

Almost every woman – and more than one man – has a well-established personal beauty regimen. There is so much helpful advice available in the field that the odds are excellent that a few quick tips can significantly improve the effectiveness of a beauty routine. Get Ready To Hit The Town With This Beauty Advice – Presented by Hebe Med Spa – The Best Spa in the Hudson Valley, NY Here are some tips: Use coffee ground to smooth your hands. Don’t throw out old coffee grounds. Save them in a bag in your fridge. Twice a week, before moisturizing […]

The Best Summer Accessories for Men

The Best Summer Accessories for Men

To get into summer looking on-trend, fix your haircut, update your wardrobe, and hit the gym. Make sure you have your accessories! You can create an effortlessly chic look by having stylish accessories with every outfit. Fashionable accessories are worn by men for a number of reasons. Fashion is a way for many people to express themselves. You can dress up an outfit with a fashionable bracelet, and a leather belt will add a touch of elegance. When you wear stylish accessories, you get noticed yet feel more confident at work or during social gatherings. You can also use fashion […]

MASC Hospitality Group, the creators of Bronx Night Market, are bringing  the party uptown on July 8th

The Best [Post] Covid Celebration is Happening in West Harlem

The Best [Post] Covid Celebration is Happening in West Harlem– MASC Hospitality Group, the creators of Bronx Night Market, are bringing  the party uptown on July 8th This season, MASC Hospitality Group, in partnership with the West Harlem Development Corporation, is kicking off summer with the city’s best food concepts in West Harlem, starting July 8th. The project, Uptown Night Market, is designed to highlight some of the best food concepts in the city. Established members of the community are in support of the BIGGEST party of the year, including Harlem Park to Park Organization, Harlem Late Night Jazz, and […]

Turn your basic backyard into an outdoor oasis - Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Turn Your Basic Backyard into an Outdoor Oasis

(BPT) – Summer’s in full swing, but are you truly making the most of it? Creating a vibrant outdoor space can expand the living area of your home, while providing a unique venue for entertaining or relaxation, allowing you to enjoy every free moment to the fullest. From the ultimate sports bar to a zen paradise, the outdoor design possibilities are endless and can be customized to meet your priorities, be it entertaining friends and family or creating the perfect tranquil retreat. As a leader in home comfort for nearly 40 years, Napoleon has extensive expertise in designing products and […]

Selling Your Hudson Valley Home? Here are Tips to Make a Great First Impression by Realtor Jessica Hill, Alexander Maxwell Realty - Th Best Real Estate Agents in Hudson Valley

Selling Your Hudson Valley Home? Here are Tips to Make a Great First Impression

Presentation. Yes, that is the keyword you always need to keep in mind. “First impression is the last impression” is a proverb that not many people are willing to buy into these days. But in 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 by Realtor Jessica Hill, Alexander Maxwell Realty To make sure that […]