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How to Gift Happiness in 2021 – Flower of the Year

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | January 24, 2021

There are no two ways about it: 2020 was a lot to take in. We forged ahead and made amazing things happen in the face of enormous uncertainty, but it wasn’t an easy task. In 2021, everyone’s looking to grow their happiness and share it with others. It’s only natural, and fortunately research has given us some solid ideas of where to start. A 2008 study out of the Harvard Business School and the University of British Columbia has shown that the act of giving gifts makes people happy. Even happier than if we spent the money on ourselves. So, […]

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Why It Might Be a Good Time to Sell Your Hudson Valley Home – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Dino Alexander

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | January 23, 2021

The decision to buy a new home and move can be a difficult one. Your current dwelling is “home” to you, the place where you’ve put down roots and made lasting memories. You’re probably very attached to it. So, you’re not going to move on a whim. You’re not going to move just for the sake of moving or because you’re tired of waking up in the same bedroom every day. Why It Might Be a Good Time to Sell Your Hudson Valley Home – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Dino Alexander That said, not every house is a “forever” […]

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4 questions to ask before getting a new pet

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | January 23, 2021

One good thing about last year? More people are fostering and adopting pets who need homes. And during the pandemic, pet adoption increases even more because families have more time away from work and school. Before you foster or adopt — and especially when considering a pet as a gift — it’s best to make sure you’re ready not just for the fun and companionship pets can bring, but also for the responsibilities. Preparing thoughtfully in advance will ensure you and your new pet are happy and comfortable at home. “This year has been so unexpected, but one constant is […]

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Hudson Valley Style Living with Naomi Harris – 5 Things to Do Before Starting A Kitchen Design Project

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | January 23, 2021

In deciding on what to do in hiring a kitchen designer a well thought out plan is necessary for any kitchen design project to be successful. A good kitchen designer should be able to work with you to create the design that will both fit your desires and needs and that squares with your budget. 5 Things to Do Before Starting A Kitchen Design Project – by Naomi Harris, Contributing Editor, Hudson Valley Style Magazine 1. How Much Are You Willing To Spend? Level with the designer just how much you will be willing to spend on your kitchen design […]

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Finding fulfillment: Is this the right time to switch careers?

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | January 23, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted people in countless ways. From quarantine and social distancing to remote working, furlough and job loss, many people are reassessing how they spend their time and make money. Turning proverbial lemons into lemonade, people of all ages and backgrounds have decided to pivot their careers to do something that they truly enjoy. Time provides the gift of insight With extra time at home, people are taking stock of their jobs and paths for the future. They are exploring hobbies and passions that may have been put on hold. Finding enjoyment in these activities and realizing […]

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8 Tips for Decorating Your NYC Apartment, or Your New Hudson Valley Home

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | January 17, 2021

Here are some easy tips to decorate your NYC rental apartment or your new home in the Hudson Valley. After answering these questions for yourself, you might also see the benefits of the spacious Hudson Valley living and the highly dynamic, but sometimes spatially confined New York City lifestyle. Taking a few moments to think about your home will help you fully enjoy it. 8 Tips for Decorating Your NYC Apartment, or Hudson Valley Home – By Designer Maxwell Alexander, Editor-in-Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine Think about your home, and answer these questions: 1. What do you want it to […]

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Age Gracefully Without The Fountain Of Youth – with Rebecca Yodice of Hebe Med Spa

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | January 17, 2021

When we are young, we think it’s forever, though the search for the fountain of youth has been a quest as long as the history of human civilization. Consumers pay millions of dollars every year in hopes of finding the magic solution or remedy to aging. Some people resort to surgery to remain having a youthful appearance. Instead of spending money on the painful and expensive surgery, you can age gracefully with some attention to the needs of your body so you can age naturally and beautifully. Age Gracefully Without The Fountain Of Youth – with Rebecca Yodice, Aesthetician, Hebe […]

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Digital Photography Tips for Your Hudson Valley Staycation

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | January 17, 2021

Few families would consider leaving home for a vacation these days without reliable, high-quality digital imaging equipment-whether it’s a camera or a camcorder. At the same time the COVID-19 Pandemic turned our vacations into staycations, however all the same photography tips apply. Here are some tips from Photographer Maxwell Alexander to help you make the most of memorable staycation moments: Always be prepared: Don’t forget to bring backup camera batteries or memory cards so you’ll never miss a shot. Creativity is key: Sunsets and mountain ranges are always great backdrops for family pictures. By using your surroundings in interesting ways, […]

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Farmhouse Style – Interior Design and Home Decorating Tips – by Designer Maxwell Alexander

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | January 14, 2021

When choosing a theme or style for decorating your home, there are many to choose from. One of the most popular decorating themes today is farmhouse style home decorating. Perhaps it is the most popular because it provides an inviting atmosphere and overall friendly feeling. Farmhouse style home decorating, because of its warm environment, is enjoyed by the people who live there as well as all those who visit. Farmhouse Style – Interior Design and Home Decorating Tips – by Designer Maxwell Alexander As with any home decorating project, a homeowner must first decide where they want to use the […]

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

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | January 14, 2021

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 […]

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Starting Out in the Home Buying Process – Real Estate 101 with Dino Alexander

Starting Out in the Home Buying Process – Real Estate 101 with Dino Alexander

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | January 7, 2021

Many people dream of owning their own home. However, it can easily turn into a nightmare if a first-time buyer/couple is not prepared. There’s a steep learning curve in terms of everything that needs to be done and what paperwork will be required. Getting the right mortgage will also be one of the most important financial decisions you will ever make in your life. Starting Out in the Home Buying Process – Real Estate 101 with Dino Alexander, CEO & Principal Broker, Alexander Maxwell Realty Start from Where You Are Unless you have enough cash in hand to pay for […]

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Bodybuilding Secrets Revealed – Fitness Motivation Book by Maxwell Alexander

Bodybuilding Secrets Revealed – Fitness Motivation Book by Maxwell Alexander

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | January 7, 2021

Dear Friend, are you looking for a way to build muscle? Would you like the body of Arnold Schwarzenegger without buying all kinds of expensive equipment and paying thousands for bodybuilding programs and apps? Are you going to the gym every day, but there are no noticeable results? You are not alone! The art, science and goals of Bodybuilding are very different from General Fitness, so keep on reading! There’s finally a new eBook created just for people like You! And, if you really want to know the facts about bodybuilding, this ebook is definitely for YOU! This eBook covers […]

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6 refrigeration trends that will make your life easier

Top 6 Refrigeration Trends that Will Make Your Life Easier

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | January 6, 2021

(BPT) – The kitchen is one of the most important rooms in the house — especially now, when we’re all at home more than ever. And while we’re cooking more meals in and stocking up on necessities, having the right features and appliances can help make our lives in the kitchen easier when we all need it most. Whether you’re looking to improve capacity for storing essentials, or you simply want the most useful kitchen innovations, these are the top refrigeration trends to keep an eye on as we head into the holiday season and beyond: 1. Fast, freshly filtered […]

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Thinking About Buying a Home? Here is a Quick Explanation of the Real Estate Loan (Mortgage) Concept by Dino Alexander, CEO and Principal Broker, Alexander Maxwell Realty – Homes for Sale in Hudson Valley, NY

Thinking About Buying a Home in Hudson Valley? Here is a Quick Explanation of the Mortgage Concept

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | January 6, 2021

Real estate loan is what a lot of people use to buy their home. Real estate loans have been instrumental in bringing joy to people by making that unaffordable house affordable. Some real estate investors too make use of real estate loans for buying properties. However, real estate loan is not free money and anyone who buys real estate or plans to buy real estate using real estate loan must understand the concept of real estate loan very clearly. Thinking About Buying a Home? Here is a Quick Explanation of the Real Estate Loan (Mortgage) Concept by Dino Alexander, CEO […]

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How to Help Teachers in Hudson Valley Area During the Pandemic

How to Help Teachers in Hudson Valley Area During the Pandemic

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | January 6, 2021

Our nation’s teachers are facing unprecedented challenges this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Some teachers are implementing new rules, procedures and classroom configurations to limit the spread of the illness. Others are creating entirely new online curricula for students who are learning from home. Many teachers are tasked with doing both at the same time, often without additional financial resources to make it all happen. A recent survey of 1,000 U.S. teachers by the education nonprofit DonorsChoose found that 42% of teachers were planning to teach in a hybrid format this fall, with students undergoing a combination of online […]

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Begin Caring For Your Skin Early To Stay Beautiful As You Age

Begin Caring For Your Skin Early To Stay Beautiful As You Age

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | January 5, 2021

Being beautiful can mean so many different things to so many different people. Regardless of what it means to you, this article has a lot of wonderful tips on how you can be more beautiful and keep yourself looking that way for a long, long time. Begin Caring For Your Skin Early To Stay Beautiful As You Age Beauty Tips by Mary Ayres, Aesthetician, Hebe Medical Spa If your lips begin to appear thinner with age, you can use this makeup trick to make them appear fuller and more plump: opt for a lighter, creamy lipstick in a neutral shade. […]

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Renovations Worth Making Before You Sell Your Home in Hudson Valley by Dino Alexander, CEO & Principal Broker, Alexander Maxwell Realty

Renovations Worth Making Before You Sell Your Home in Hudson Valley

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | January 5, 2021

When it’s time to sell a house, many homeowners start thinking about sprucing up the place or doing some renovations to get the most out of the sale. While renovations are a good idea, some are more important than others. Kitchen and bathroom renovations help a homeowner recoup the investment more than something like putting in new sod or replacing the home’s siding. Some renovations are fairly simple, inexpensive, and are worth doing. Real Estate Tips on the Go: Renovations Worth Making Before You Sell Your Home in Hudson Valley by Dino Alexander, CEO & Principal Broker, Alexander Maxwell Realty […]

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

Why 2021 is a Great Year to Start Your Career in Real Estate with Almax Realty

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | January 5, 2021

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 Almax Realty by Maxwell Alexander, Co-Founder & CMO, Almax Realty Cutting-edge environment Contrary to the notion that we’re all lazy and entitled, Millennials are overtaking the workforce and the real estate market. Almax […]

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

Hudson Valley Homes for Sale, Under $100000

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | January 5, 2021

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 […]

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Five Smart Social Media Marketing Tips for Real Estate Agents by Dino Alexander, CEO and Principal Broker at AlmaxRealty

Five Smart Social Media Tips for Real Estate Agents by Dino Alexander

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | January 2, 2021

The world of real estate has changed enormously in just a short period of time. From the challenges of the housing bubble and subsequent bust to changes in the way people buy houses and qualify for mortgages, real estate agents have faced endless challenges. The new technology-powered social media is moving forward with lightning speed (literally!), and it has become an essential part of almost every industry including the real estate business. COVID-19 pandemic has supercharged the process of going 100% virtual because let’s face it – no one wants to touch those business cards and flyers anymore! Five Smart […]

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