The Center Hall Colonial has become synonymous with the development of new homes both in Staten Island and across the country. 
However, the stately nature of the Center Hall Colonial home draws its roots from over two centuries ago. Today, the home has become a fan favorite of today's home buyer, especially when it comes to the high end and luxury home segment.

The Center Hall Colonial is a home that basically, likes the name suggests, has is the main access corridor through the middle of the home. The home is generally symmetrical in nature its and the floor plan is basically allocated into four rooms on the first floor, family room, formal living room, dining room, and kitchen, with the homes main corridor equally dividing each room.

The Center…

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Its common in real estate to hear acronyms used, but not have a complete understanding of what it means. So, what does it mean when some says "I am looking am looking for a 6 over 6 home"?



6 over 6 in Great Kills, Staten IslandIn the late 1950's with the advent of the hi-ranch style home saw its mark being made on Staten Island. It was a time that tract building took over the new construction scene here. It was also a time that saw the first 6 over 6 hi-ranch homes. However, they were never built mass and while many hi-ranch homes exist on Staten Island finding these types of two family homes. (Pictured left)

As a matter of fact, we're seeing quite a bit of new construction 6 over 6 homes in the last couple of years. Demand for these two family homes seems to be peaking, surprisingly…

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On 1/5/2009 the New York City Department of Finance reported the sale of 80 Mc Clean Ave. located in South Beach, Staten Island 10305. The tax record indicates this is a Three family home with an interior square footage of 2,080 on a 4,720 Square foot lot. The public recorded build date for this home is 1931. The home sold without any recorded money consideration.

*Recorded by the NYC Department of Finance.

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If your in the Market for an investment property we have just announced a price reduction to 469,000 on 115 St. Marys Avenue in Rosebank section of Staten Island. This is a three family home on a large lot with another home located in rear of the home making a total of four units. So, if you in the market for a multi-family investment propertywith a postive rent roll. This property is one property not to be missed. Contact either Elizabeth Del Priore or Cynthia Dgheim Licenced real estate agents at RealEstateSINY.com.

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Recently we reduced the price of 60 Ocean Road, a great single family home in the Dent Road section of Great Kills to $399,000. The home is in a great location, which is uniquely tranquil as it sits in one of Staten Island's older more established communities. The home offers a oversized master bedroom, formal dining room and finished basement. The location gives you easy walking access to express bus service on Hylan Boulevard and local parks including the new Seaside Nature Park. For more information on this Great Kills home for sale, call Annemarie Triolo at RealEstateSINY.com

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On 1/5/2009 the New York City Department of Finance reported the sale of 304 Caswell Ave. located in Westerleigh, Staten Island 10314. The tax record indicates this is a Two family home with an interior square footage of 2,612 on a 6,992 Square foot lot. The public recorded build date for this home is 1970. The home sold for $650,000.

*Recorded by the NYC Department of Finance.

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On 1/3/2009 the New York City Department of Finance reported the sale of 24 Savo Loop located in Pleasant Plains, Staten Island, 10309. The tax record indicates this is a two family home with an interior square footage of 3700 square feet on a 4155 Square foot lot. The public recorded build date for this home is 1996. The home sold without any recorded money consideration.

*Recorded by the NYC Department of Finance

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On 1/2/2009 the New York City Department of Finance reported the sale of 38 Crowell Aveune located in Castleton Corners, Staten Island 10314. The tax record indicates this is a one family home with an interior square footage of 1,160 square feet on a 4,500 Square foot lot. The public recorded build date for this home is 1945. The home sold without any recorded money consideration.

*Recorded by the NYC Department of Finance

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On 1/2/2009 the New York City Department of Finance reported the sale of 441 Ridgewood Ave located in the Great Kills, Staten Island 10308. The tax record indicates this is a single family home with and interior square footage is 2,162 square feet on a 2,290 Square foot lot. The public recorded build date for this home is 1975. The home sold without any recorded money consideration.

*Recorded by the NYC Department of Finance

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On 1/2/2009 the New York City Department of Finance reported the sale of 168 Marisa Circle located in Woodrow, Staten Island, 10309. The tax record indicates this is a two family home with and interior square footage of 2,484 square feet on a 3,330 lot. The public recorded build date for this home is 1984. The home sold without any recorded money consideration.

*Recorded by the NYC Department

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