How Home Staging Can Improve Your Home Selling Process – Home Staging 101 with Realtor Jessica Hill

How Home Staging Can Improve Your Home Selling Process – Home Staging 101 with Realtor Jessica Hill

Some Hudson Valley homes sit on the market for days, some for weeks, and some for a few months or even years in a not-so-good scenario. If you’re like most homeowners, you’re hoping that you’ll land a contract quickly because holding costs, maintenance, and taxes are adding up, especially in New York state. How Home Staging Can Improve Your Home Selling Process – Home Staging 101 with Realtor Jessica Hill Portrait Photography by Maxwell Alexander – Duncan Avenue Pohotgraphy Studio There is a way that you can make that happen so that your home moves off the market fast. It […]

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Cozy split-level home with a stately colonial curb appeal in Poughquag, NY

Surrounded by beautiful nature on a quiet street, this home encompasses the serene and organic lifestyle that Hudson Valley has to offer. It’s the first time on the market for this great Hudson Valley home. https://hudsonvalleystylemagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Zoom-In-1.mp4 It’s the first time on the market for this great Hudson Valley home. It was built in 1981, was wonderfully cared for and now the owners want to retire to be near their grandchildren. The Kitchen was expertly updated with custom wood cabinets, granite countertops, and stainless-steel appliances. The sink is a feature I just love! When the kitchen got its upgrade, a wall […]

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 […]

Hudson Valley Home for Sale in the resort-like Greenwood Lake Community

Hudson Valley Home for Sale in the resort-like Greenwood Lake Community

Welcome to a beautiful home in the heart of the legendary Greenwood Lake. Enjoy peaceful mornings and mesmerizing sunset views while emerging in authentic dining experiences. This highly desirable community offers the warmth and hospitality of a small neighborhood along with commuting conveniences to NYC and of course the Greenwood Lake access. This property is one of the best examples of what Hudson Valley real estate has to offer – get the best of both worlds: live in the suburban natural setting and work in the metropolitan New York City area with all of the employment opportunities. Home for Sale: […]

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 […]

Luxury Hudson Valley Villa for Sale: 19 Greentree Lane, Chester, NY 10918, Orange County

Luxury Hudson Valley Villa for Sale in Chester, NY

Welcome to The Hudson Villa where you can experience the true magic of the Hudson Valley! Inspired by the majestic Aspen Summits, The Hudson Villa is a sophisticated and luxurious retreat that merges absolute privacy, inspiring architecture, and a dreamy summer paradise. The moment you see the distinguished waterfalls, exceptional masonry, and the warm cedar finishes throughout, you will know you are home. The Hudson Villa is named after its historic origin. Created by the renowned architect Paul Rudolf, the estate is a masterpiece of design and craftsmanship featuring a private white-sand beach and a resort-like setting less than an […]

The Hudson Villa - Hudson Valley's Hidden Luxury Gem

The Hudson Villa – Hudson Valley’s Hidden Luxury Gem

The Hudson Villa – Hudson Valley’s Hidden Luxury Gem by Maxwell Alexander, Editor-in-chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine In New York City, everything you see is dynamic, even the luxury market. The old industrial areas here are transforming into high-end bohemian neighborhoods such as Tribeca, a vacation destination frequented by VIPs and has many trendy restaurants, boutiques, and luxury apartments. There’re stylish lofts in SoHo, an old commercial place where warehouses are converted into residential studios for artists. Attracting a trendy crowd looking for spacious luxury houses are the neighborhoods of West Village, Greenwich Village, and small Italy, all of which […]

Photo Story by the Best Hudson Valley Photographer Maxwell Alexander - Luxury Summer Paradise in Rock Tavern, New York

Photo Story by Photographer Maxwell Alexander: Luxury Summer Paradise in the Heart of the Hudson Valley

This photoshoot literally took more than 6 months to accomplish, just because summer is not a permanent thing for Hudson Valley. In fact, I know a lot of people who weather the winter months in warmer climates such as Florida in the US or Caribbean Islands for those who are even luckier. Well, for those who can still bear the snow and frigid temperatures here in the Modern Rustic Capital of the World, please enjoy this warm and fuzzy photostory from Rock Tavern, New York! Photo Story by Hudson Valley Photographer Maxwell Alexander – Luxury Summer Paradise in Rock Tavern, […]

Avoid these first-time home seller mistakes if you are trying to sell your Hudson Valley home

Selling a home in the Hudson Valley can be exciting and frustrating all at the same time. Of course, you’ll increase your excitement and lessen your frustration if you sell your house quickly and efficiently. But to sell your house fast, you’re going to need to make sure you’re not making any mistakes that could lead to buyers passing over your home. If it is your first time selling a house, consider these common mistakes that sellers make prior to putting their home on the market. Common Mistakes People Make When Trying to Sell Their Home in the Hudson Valley […]

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Top 5 Reasons Why It’s Time to Sell Your Rental Property in the Hudson Valley

Owning rental property offers a wide range of benefits and is an excellent source of steady cash flow for many people. However, you may want to consider selling your rental property due to a variety of reasons. Discussing all of your options with a financial advisor can help you make the best decision for your situation.  5 Reasons Why It’s Time to Sell Your Hudson Valley Rental Property by Licensed Real Estate Broker Dino Alexander, CEO, Alexander Maxwell Realty Here are five of the most common reasons why now is the best time for you to sell your rental property. […]

Staging a House for Sale: 10 Steps to Home Staging Success by Designer/Realtor Maxwell Alexander

Staging a House for Sale: 10 Steps to Home Staging Success by Designer/Realtor Maxwell Alexander

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. In the real world, home buyers shop with their eyes, and with their hearts, and that makes home staging an essential part of the sales process. And since so many home searches now start online, staging a house for sale is as much about websites as open houses. If you want to stage your home for a […]