Understanding Escrow and Earnest Money – Real Estate 101 with Real Estate Broker Dino Alexander

Understanding Escrow and Earnest Money – Real Estate 101 with Real Estate Broker Dino Alexander

A good real estate agent knows the importance of escrows and earnest money and can always explain to you what these terms mean. Regardless of whether you choose to use an agent or do it on your own, you should be aware of what these are and how they influence you. Understanding Escrow and Earnest Money – Real Estate 101 with Real Estate Broker Dino Alexander This makes it easier for you to separate those who are not interested in buying from those who are. If both you and the potential buyer manage to iron out all issues during the […]

How I overcame the stigma, fear, and judgment around Botox, or better know around men as Brotox, and other facial injectables – Men's Beauty with Dino Alexander

How I overcame the Stigma, Fear, and Judgment around Botox – Men’s Beauty with Dino Alexander

I would like to take you on my journey of finding the best Medical Spa in the Hudson Valley. Some call them Med Spa or Medi Spa, but whichever you twist it – these are the amazing places where age-defying magic happens with the help of state-of-the-art medical-grade beauty tech that used to be reserved for Hollywood celebrities only… How I overcame the stigma, fear, and judgment around Botox, or better know around men as Brotox, and other facial injectables – Men’s Beauty with Dino Alexander The biggest challenge to overcome along the way was the fear of receiving a […]

The best coffee-flavored vodka created in Hudson Valley, NY - Exploring Hudson Valley with Dino Alexander (CEO and Principal Broker at AlmaxRealty) – Lifestyle/Brand Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios

The best coffee-flavored vodka created in Hudson Valley, NY – Exploring Hudson Valley with Dino Alexander

We had recently attended an amazing event where I had the pleasure of meeting Dakota Rudolf, the owner, and roastmaster of Valkyrie Coffee Roasters in Cheater, New York. The event was the launch of the incredible collaboration between Valkyrie Coffee Roasters and Orange County Distillery, which created the Valkyrie coffee-flavored vodka. Very impressed by the amazing taste and intrigued by the process, I wanted to learn more so I chatted with Dakota about the inspiration behind the brand and some interesting facts about coffee sourcing and roasting. The best coffee-flavored vodka created in Hudson Valley, NY – Exploring Hudson Valley […]

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 […]

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

Start Your Career in Real Estate with the Best Brokerage in Hudson Valley

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

Should You Sell Your Hudson Valley Rental Property in This Market? – Real Estate 101 with Dino Alexander

Should You Sell Your Hudson Valley Rental Property in This Market? – Real Estate 101 with Dino Alexander

If you have a rental property in the Hudson Valley, you may start to consider whether to continue renting it out or to sell it. Maybe you inherited the house from another family member or you decided to invest in several rental properties. Whatever the case may be, here are three items to consider when deciding if you should sell your rental property. 1. Cash Intake If your rental property is creating a profit, keeping it might make sense to you. Aside from irregular costs such as minor repairs and when the property sits vacant, your property should be bringing […]

The Hudson Villa - Hudson Valley's Luxury Hidden Gem

The Hudson Villa – Forever Home or Vacation Getaway in Hudson Valley – Luxury Villa for Sale

The Hudson Villa – Forever Home or Vacation Getaway in Hudson Valley – Luxury Villa for Sale – by Miranda Weinberger, Contributing Editor, Hudson Valley Style Magazine 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 […]

Top 4 Reasons Why You Should Never Try to Sell Your Home without a Real Estate Agent

Spring 2021: Why You Should Never Try to Sell Your Home without a Real Estate Agent

When trying to sell your home, it can be tempting to do it alone. However, when you take a look at some of the things that can go wrong during a real estate transaction, you will quickly realize why this is rarely a good idea. Indeed, there are a number of excellent reasons why you shouldn’t attempt to sell your house without the help of an experienced real estate agent, such as: 1.    They can devote time to the job and shield you fro the transaction-related stress Selling a house requires a dedicated amount of time, energy, stressful communication […]

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 – […]

Beautiful Hudson Valley Home for Sale in Beacon, NY – Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Agents in Hudson Valley

Beautiful Hudson Valley Home for Sale in Beacon, NY

Welcome to the beautiful home in Beacon, NY located just a mile away from Beacon’s famous Main Street with all the eclectic shops and restaurants. With an open floor plan living room, dining room and eat-in kitchen, with modern, high country fireplace, wood floors, views from picture windows, artist studio, yoga room, patio and deck in the backyard, for BBQ’s, wine tasting, relaxing and entertainment. Large oversized two car garage and a beautiful backyard. Enjoy farm to table 5 star restaurants, farmers markets, maker shops, fashion district, vineyards, breweries, distilleries, theater, galleries, artist studios, antiquing, downtown and local area events, […]

Top Factors That Impact How Quickly Your Home Will Sell – Real Estate 101 with Dino Alexander, CEO & Principal Broker, Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Team in Hudson Valley

Top Factors That Impact How Quickly Your Home Will Sell – Real Estate 101 with Dino Alexander

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 Factors That Impact How Quickly Your Home Will Sell – Real Estate 101 with Dino Alexander, CEO & Principal Broker, Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Team in Hudson Valley Neighborhood Appeal Consider your surrounding neighborhood. Is it close to restaurants or […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

Foster's Coach House Tavern - Hudson Valley Style Restaurant Review with Dino Alexander

Foster’s Coach House Tavern – Hudson Valley Style Restaurant Review with Dino Alexander

Foster’s Coach House Tavern – Hudson Valley Style Restaurant Review with Dino Alexander ★★★★★ – Location ★★★★★ – Brand ★★★★★ – Ambiance ★★★★★ – Food ★★★★★ – Service ★★★★★ 5-Star Rated Restaurant “The Most Deliciously Authentic Baked Potato in Hudson Valley” Photo Gallery: Foster’s Coach House Tavern Hudson Valley Style Restaurant Review with Realtor Dino Alexander / Photography by Maxwell Alexander – Duncan Avenue Photography Studio Simplida.com – World’s Finest Wall Art on Canvas

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 Tondo - Luxury Vacation Home in Hudson Valley's Town of Saugerties Community

Villa Tondo – Luxury Vacation Home in Hudson Valley’s Town of Saugerties Community

The Hudson Valley has long been one of the world’s top destinations. Many of those who know how amazing this region is come from New York City, escaping the hustle and bustle of that incredible metropolis to experience a breath of fresh air in the luxurious Hudson Valley lifestyle that’s available here. Countless writers, painters, and other artists have come to this region for inspiration. Hikers enjoy its picturesque trails. History buffs love learning about the moments that occurred here that changed the course of history. Wineries provide oenophiles with plenty of joy as well. The Hudson Valley style that’s […]

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 […]

5 Tasks to Do Before House Hunting in the Hudson Valley

House hunting can be exhilarating, exhausting, confusing, and frustrating all at once. Purchasing a home is a big decision, and big decisions sometimes come with mental and emotional challenges. So use the unexpected downtime this spring to do some homework online and get ready for the successful househunting season as soon as the coronavirus emergency passes by. 5 Tasks to Do Before House Hunting in Upstate New York by Dino Alexander, Licensed RE Broker, CEO Alexander Maxwell Realty One of the ways to lessen the blow of any challenge is to be prepared for it, and house hunting is no […]