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Found 8 blog entries for November 2015.

If it was up to us, we would have flower arrangements around the home all year long. Thanksgiving is a week away and we have already discussed the tabletop decor you should incorporate next Thursday. Mentioned in that Top Ten was centerpieces and flower arrangements. Here are tips on creating a floral arrangement for this upcoming holiday!  

It all begins by selecting the type of flowers you desire to use. Shop at your local flower shop to purchase the in-season bloom. You will want various sizes, including filler flowers and mass blooms like roses, as well as a few details blooms in different shapes and contrast.

What you will need:

  • Vase
  • Scissors
  • Clear Floral Tape
  • Flowers of your choice 
  • Variety of Foliage and/or Greenery
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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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Come join us this weekend  for an Open House at 117 Hampton Place , Staten Island, NY 10309

Sunday  November 15th from  3pm - 5pm

Directions: Rossville Ave to Balsam Ave to Hampton Place

Come and see this beautiful Condo in Staten Island's quiet  Princes Bay.  This home features an open layout with so many upgrades! All new bathrooms, huge bedrooms, street to street property. Country club setting,  pool, tennis, playground, perfect for raising a family. Great schools!.

For more information on this open house or this home please contact Jeanine LaRosa at 347-466-3660

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“Good windows that provide plenty of natural sunlight” is always on top of the checklist for clients in search of a new living space. Nice lighting is hard to come by, especially if you want it for every room within the home. The bright news is that we have tips on how to add affordable lights to illuminate even your darkest rooms and match the style you desire!

  1. If you are just seeking a reading light, the sconce lamp is the way to go. You may notice these types of light in hotel rooms, installed on the wall next to the bed. Depending on the style inside your room, you can opt in for a wide rim wall sconce lamp, or one with a swivel option to move around.

  2. Are you seeking for a more modern look? The pendant light is a popular one seen…

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Come join us this weekend  for an Open House at 90 Grandview Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10308

Saturday November 7th from  2pm - 4pm

Directions: Nelson Ave to Grandview Terrace

Come and see this lovely center hall colonial located in the very prestigious Dent Road area in Great Kills. This home boasts 4 large bedrooms, hardwood floors, 2 wood burning fireplaces, large oversized property almost 8000 sq feet and a 2 car detached garage.

For more information on this open house or this home please contact Audrey Casso 646-645-3576


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By Enza Drago

A common location for the laundry room use to be in the basement. I am now noticing a different trend when speaking to my clients. Many prefer to have the laundry room next to their master bedroom, close to the children’s bedroom, and near the common bathroom. What I discovered is that many of my clients prefer to have the laundry room next to these areas in their home because it is a more convenient location and prevents clutter. It is important to my clients that their guest do not see the laundry room when they visit.

To design an efficient laundry room, you must think about the tasks involved; in a laundry room, you sort clothes, washing, drying, and folding clothes. Therefore, you must arrange the work surfaces and…

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