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 […]

Hudson Valley Real Estate with Dino Alexander – Including Your Home in MLS – Real Estate Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios – New York

Hudson Valley Real Estate with Dino Alexander – Including Your Home in MLS

It’s a tough job trying to sell a house. Realtors have access to certain tools that help homeowners to market the property to perspective buyers and MLS (Multiple Listings Service) is a great platform that allows real estate agents to share the information. MLS is a data base so below are all the things that will be considered when gathering information about listing. You have to know what to put into a listing or it’s not going to stand out. Your listing has to have all the features of the home, so here is what to mention to your real […]

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 […]

Increasing Curb Appeal to Sell Your Home – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Naomi Harris, Realtor, Home Staging Expert, Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Team in Hudson Valley

Increasing Curb Appeal to Sell Your Home – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Naomi Harris

If you have a real estate agent, one of the first things he’ll check is to see how appealing your home looks as he’s driving up to it. An attractive home is one that can hook a potential buyer’s interest and make him want to know more. Increasing Curb Appeal to Sell Your Home – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Naomi Harris, Realtor, Home Staging Expert, Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Team in Hudson Valley You want to make sure that the outside of your home’s exterior is clean. It can be easy for a home that gets […]

There are so many things to look for when you are buying a home. You have to be prepared for all the things that you need to know when you are purchasing your next home. There are many things that you will want to know about any home that you live in. you need to be sure that you ask questions so that you getting the full picture. The first thing that you need to when you are looking for a home is check out the location. You have to make sure that you are getting a home in the right location. You want to be the right area that you feel most comfortable in. After the location part, you will want to make sure that you have the right number of bedrooms in the home that you purchase. Many people want to have enough space for their family to live in. This is something that is very important when buying a home. Getting the home that you want the most is going to take some work. You have to make sure that you are able to get the home of your dreams. Looking is the fun part about buying a home. You get to check out a lot of homes and with each one you will see something else that you really want in your next home. You can use all of the homes that you have looked at as a good reference and make your choice from everything they have all combined. You will be sure to find the home of your dreams when you do all that you can. You should look through all of the real estate ads and even online. There are many great homes that are advertised all the time in these places and you can get a great range of homes to check out from these places. This is something that will get you on the right track when purchasing a home. You should also make sure that you are inspecting any home that you are planning to buy. You need to make sure that the home that you are thinking about purchasing does not have anything major wrong with it. You need to have a certified home inspector check all the plumbing and electrical work in the home. These are two very important parts of a home and you have to be sure that you will not find a problem later on down the road with the home. You also should make sure that you pay attention to the roof and basement of any home that you may decide to buy. If you do find a problem with a home that you are thinking about purchasing, you have to see if the present owner will fix it. Sometimes you can make a deal with the present owner to have the problems fixed before you decide to buy it. This will help you out in the end and you may not have to give up on the home of your dreams if they are willing to do this. Inspecting the home that you are thinking of purchasing first is a very good idea and one that will probably save you money in the end. If you are looking to sell or buy a home in the Hudson Valley, you should work with the best real estate agents in the Hudson Valley! Alexander Maxwell Realty provides complimentary award-winning real state photography, video walkthroughs, aerial and drone photography, and a world-class global marketing package with every listing. We are not just the best at selling homes but we go beyond than most by bringing our expertise and experience in real estate investment, interior design, marketing, home staging, renovations, remodeling, and much more. If you are looking for a home for sale in Hudson Valley or homes for sale in Upstate, NY or even Hudson Valley Farmhouses for Sale – look no further! Our website gives you access to the best homes for sale in Hudson Valley/Upstate New York region.

What to look for when buying a home in the Hudson Valley

There are so many things to look for when you are buying a home. You have to be prepared for all the things that you need to know when you are purchasing your next home. There are many things that you will want to know about any home that you live in. you need to be sure that you ask questions so that you getting the full picture. The first thing that you need to when you are looking for a home is check out the location. You have to make sure that you are getting a home in the […]

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 […]

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 – […]

Your Tasks to Do Before Spring 2021 House Hunting in the Hudson Valley by Dino Alexander, CEO & Principal Broker, Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Realtors in Hudson Valley

Your Tasks to Do Before Spring 2021 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. Not to mention COVID-19 pandemic and all the challenges associated with it. Your Tasks to Do Before Spring 2021 House Hunting in the Hudson Valley by Dino Alexander, CEO & Principal Broker, Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Realtors in Hudson Valley One of the ways to lessen the blow of any challenge is to be prepared for it, and house hunting is no different. Of course, you’re not going to wake […]

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 […]

3 Common Buyer Turn-Offs (And Their Simple Solutions)

3 Common Home Buyer Turn-Offs (And Their Simple Solutions)

Understanding what home buyers in your area are looking for can help you sell your home faster. Just as important, though, is knowing what they’re trying to avoid.  With that in mind, here are three common issues that will often keep buyers from placing an offer on a home. The good news is, they can all be solved pretty easily with some smart re-decorating—no construction expertise required.  Problem #1: It feels too small. Square footage isn’t everything when it comes to home size. How that space is laid out makes a big impact in how the home feels to potential […]

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

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

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” […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

Home for Sale: 186 Bowne St, Port Ewen, NY 12466 // 3 Bed, 2 Bath, 1400 sq.ft. //$239,000

Cozy Up in This Hudson Valley Home for Sale in Port Ewen, NY

This charming home is located in the desirable Town of Esopus, conveniently nestled between Kingston and Poughkeepsie. Featuring all the original woodwork, well-maintained hardwood floors throughout, a newly renovated eat-in kitchen, a deck with an above ground pool, a fenced-in yard, and a barn structure with plenty of untapped potential. Just minutes to the Downtown Kingston Waterfront. Hudson Valley Home for Sale: 186 Bowne St, Port Ewen, NY 12466 // 3 Bed, 2 Bath, 1400 sq.ft. //$239,000 Listing information provided by: Alexander Maxwell Realty – Hudson Valley’s Best Realtors / almaxrealty.com / 845-518-2750 / 3109 Laurant Dr, Wappingers Falls, NY […]

Hudson Valley Home for Sale - Alexander Maxwell Realty - Best Hudson Valley Real Estate

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: […]