Tagged : Staten Island

Found 49 blog entries tagged as "Staten Island".

Over the years, a lot has changed in Staten Island. Many historical properties have fallen into disrepair, struggled to maintain landmark status, or been sold off to developers for their valuable land.

Perhaps the most high profile and most controversial of these over the past few years was Mount Manresa, the Catholic retreat and natural gem filled with some of the oldest trees in New York City. Environmentalists and Catholics alike rallied to save this property and have it landmarked by the City of New York LPC.

When the almighty dollar won out and the property was sold to The Savo Brothers, many in the community were angered to lose this natural beauty. Borough president James Oddo was so peeved that he took revenge and named the streets in the

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Staten Island has around half a million residents. What is the island missing that would be a huge asset to those living here? Correspondent Hannah Jay and Co-Owner Anthony Licciardello discuss some ideas!

1. North Shore Railway, which once existed along the northern part of the island and could be revived from existing tracks. This would be a boon for North Shore commuters and for property values in the area.

2. Monorail to the city via Hylan Blvd that would sail above the Hudson River where the Staten Island Ferry and other boats travel. Alternatively, we could complete the ill-fated Brooklyn Subway Tunnel which began right before The Great Depression.   3. The Cheesecake Factory, a diverse and beloved restaurant across the…
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It is time to soak up the last full month of the summer! As we come home from our vacations and begin to mentally prepare for winter returning, we also have to get our home ready for the new month! Your house will need to undergo some chores, both the interior and exterior. These tasks are simple and short this month but are important to get done. With fall being just around the corner, these steps will get your home prepared and ready!

  • Use a vacuum with a narrow nozzle to clean condenser coils on the back or underneath your refrigerator.
  • Prevent yourself from having to deal with a flood! Check faucets for leaks. Replace washers or repair the faucet as necessary.
  • In your kitchen, clean underneath the range hood. It is best to remove and
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Is your home ready for the new month? Here is task to get done around your house for the month of April: 

  • Inspect garden hoses for leaks. If any, temporary repair them with electrical tape until you can replace the hose with a new one. Do the same for your washing machine; Shut off the water to the washing machine, remove any water supply in the hoses and examine them, as well as the machine. Replace if anything is worn or damaged. 
  • Inspect all screens: vents and windows - from the attic to crawl spaces. Clean the window screens: lay them flat on an outside table and scrub them with a soft bristle brush using a mild detergent. Rinse with a garden hose and allow to dry completely before putting them back in place. 
  • Inspect outdoor structure
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With only around 1,200 homes for sale today in Staten Island and the market flooded with buyers it is truly a seller's market. What is a seller's market you ask? How will this benefit you as the seller? Let me explain. A seller's market is when there are more buyers than sellers resulting in higher prices due to the  excess of demand over supply. Due to the shortage of inventory multiple buyers will bid on a property turning it into a bidding war (sold to the highest bidder). Of course there are many factors that play a role in this.

One factor is choosing the right agent. Choosing the right agent is crucial to the sale of your home. The right agent can help you buy or sell your home quickly. Interview a couple of agents and ask yourself these

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Stay busy this summer by visiting and exploring some of our amazing Greenbelt parks. There are many events happening all summer long that are free and active! 

Cleaning and Maintaining Westerleigh Park

Gather every Saturday morning from 9:00am to noon at Westerleigh Park to help in maintaining the beauty of the park with raking, planting, and gardening. There will even be coffee and donuts for the volunteers. 

Independence Day Celebration

Enjoy your Fourth of July for the annual viewing of fireworks displays at the Alice Austen Park. The event begins at 6pm.

Movies in the Park: Jurassic Park

Bring a blanket, or towel, and enjoy this thrilling movie outside under the night sky. This movie will be held at Willowbrook Park from 8:30pm

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RealEstateSINY.com will be hosting a public open house this weekend at the lovely 178 Freeborn Street 10306

This charming 2 bedroom, attached home is a must see! Why rent when you can own? New kitchen with stainless steel appliances and door to deck. Brand new boiler and baseboard heat, new tank less hot water heater.

Open house will be held on Saturday, November 8th from 12-3 pm

and Sunday, November 9th from 11-1 pm.

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Come join us this weekend  for an open at 630 Union St #5B, Brooklyn, NY .

Sunday November 9th from 12-3 pm

Directions: Union St and 4th Ave

Located in the trendy Park Slope part of Brooklyn, NY, this 2 bedroom condo with an open concept is a must see! Dont miss this modern and bright condo with an amzaing view of the Manhattan skyline.  Close to transportation, many parks, The Barclay Center and the Brooklyn Museum.

Please contact Maria Cappillo 646-645-2600 if you have any questions regarding this open house.

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Come join us this weekend for an open house at 133 Aviston Street Staten Island, NY 10306

Saturday and Sunday October 11th & 12th

 1:00-3:00 PM

Directions: Guyon Ave to Amhearst

Super wide! 20 foot wide semi-detached home. House is not in a current flood zone but is built to future standards! Brand new 3 bedroom, 4 bath home with custom stone & stucco front. Located on a quiet block! Two story entry, custom crown moldings, chair rail, oak floors throughout, cherry cabinets, granite counters and stainless steel appliances. Family room with fireplace and sliders to deep yard. Master bedroom with private bath and walk in closet. Cathedral ceilings on 2nd floor. Hot water baseboard heat. High efficiency hot water heater.


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Come join RealEstateSINY.com for an open house showing at:

262 Malvine Avenue Staten Island, NY 10309

Directions: Bloomingdale Rd to Malvine Ave

This is TRULY a dream home! Well appointed 3 bedroom, 3 bath spacious semi on a cul-de-sac. This home boasts hardwood floors, recessed lighting, formal living room and a formal dining room. The Eat In Kitchen has oak cabinets, granite countertops, sliders to a large yard with trex deck, a retractable awning and patio with paver blocks. Three spacious bedrooms, all raised panel doors, alarm, central air, sprinkler system, intercom, gas line to grill and so much more. Move in ready!

For more information contact Maryann DeMagistris (917) 538-2423

Licensed RE Salesperson RealEstateSINY.com


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