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 […]

Five Smart Social Media Marketing Tips for Real Estate Agents by Realtor Maxwell Alexander

Five Smart Social Media Marketing Tips for Real Estate Agents

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 […]

Real Estate 101 with Jessica Hill: Understanding Escrow and Earnest Money

Real Estate 101 with Realtor Jessica Hill: Understanding Escrow and Earnest Money

The best real estate agents understand the importance of escrow and earnest money and can always get you up to speed with the definition of the terms. However, whether you are selling your home with an agent or on your own, you need to know what these are and how they apply to you. Real Estate 101 with Realtor Jessica Hill: Understanding Escrow and Earnest Money Jessica Hill, Realtor, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Earnest money is just like it sounds. It means that the potential buyer is earnest in his desire to buy your home. While you don’t necessarily have […]

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 […]

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

Contemporary Colonial Luxury Home in Poughkeepsie, New York – Photography by Maxwell Alexander

On the New York real estate map of the best places to reside, Hudson Valley is the rising star. Residents love the region for its historical charm, natural surroundings, and luxurious yet organic lifestyle so close to the World’s Capital – New York City. The Hudson Valley is a world-class destination with everything you could want and more. It is home to a vibrant and sophisticated community of people who appreciate finer things in life and authentic quality experiences. Expect fine dining, art galleries, wineries, hiking trails, and fascinating historical sites all set amongst lush countryside and of course the […]

Villa Ashokan - Catskills - Take Me There! Story and Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Editor-in-Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Villa Ashokan in Catskills – Take Me There!

It’s no surprise the Hudson Valley area is a favorite place for many people who appreciate a lifestyle including the peaceful beauty of nature as well as the luxury of modern urban life. The Hudson Valley truly is a place you can have it all. Villa Ashokan – Catskills – Take Me There!Story and Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Editor-in-Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine Imagine getting your morning fitness fix hiking through scenic nature trails, finding an afternoon of culture at a National Historic site, and enjoying a stunning sunset while sampling cheese and wine at your local winery. On the edge […]

Increasing Curb Appeal to Sell Your Home Faster - Real Estate 101 with Miranda Weinberger

Increasing Curb Appeal to Sell Your Home Faster – Real Estate 101 with Miranda Weinberger

If you have a real estate agent, one of the first things he or she will check is to see how appealing your home looks as they are driving up to it. An attractive home is one that can hook a potential buyer’s interest and make them want to know more.  Increasing Curb Appeal to Sell Your Home Faster – Real Estate 101 with Miranda Weinberger You want to make sure that the outside of your home’s exterior is clean. It can be easy for a home that gets shade to have areas where algae can grow. Get your home […]

Modern Rustic Luxury in Cornwall on Hudson, NY - Interior Design project by Duncan Avenue Design Studio

Historic (Circa 1870) Hudson Valley Home Reimagined by Duncan Avenue Design Studio

Welcome to the historic (circa 1870) home in the heart of the quaint Village of Cornwall on Hudson, NY. Completely reimagined by the award-winning Duncan Avenue Design Studio the home was transformed into architecturally inspiring yet energy efficient masterpiece. It was fully renovated with design, sustainability, functionality and comfort in mind. Contemporary open concept floorplan and two-story-high foyer bring an abundance of light in the space. Wake up to the sunrise shining through double glass doors on the east side of the house and watch the warm sunset rays shining through plenty of energy-efficient windows on the west. High-end finishes such as […]