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Found 19 blog entries for November 2016.

Come join us this weekend  for an Open House at 628 Leverett Ave, Staten Island, NY 10312

Saturday November 19th from 1pm -3pm

Directions: Between Richmond Ave and Sweet Brook Road

Don't miss the opportunity to see this beautiful 4 bedroom semi attached house in a very quiet area of Eltingville on an oversized lot. Total land square footage is 5696! Newly upgraded bathrooms and granite kitchen. Too much more to mention, come and take a look for yourself!!

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


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The city developed a new garbage can for drivers who litter and can currently be found on Staten Island streets. This new garbage was made in hopes of stopping litter on the street from drivers and passengers who throw their remains out the car window, enforcing the anti-litter campaign that was started years ago. 

Councilman Steven Matteo had announced that the city will test this new garbage can that is designed to be able to catch drivers trash without them getting out of their cars. The garbage bin will have a wide net and reflectors installed on the top to catch the trash that has been thrown. The device also has a large mesh backboard for the trash to bounce off of and land in the can.

The garbage bin was designed by a non-profit…

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Whether this is your first time hosting Thanksgiving dinner, or you have been doing it for years but are looking for new tricks, here are the TOP TEN tips to help you make sure your Turkey celebration is a success! 

  1. Be Prepared for Early Guest! Make sure you have something out for the guest to nibble on when they arrive. For simple appetizers, shoot for make ahead or frozen items that you can pop into the oven right before people arrive. A Cheese and Cracker platter is the next easy option. *ADDITIONAL TIP* Let the cheeses "breathe" for 30 minutes to 1 hour before serving; this enhances the flavors. 
  2. Balance the Sweet and Savory! If you do plan on doing a cheese dish, savory additions will keep the dish balanced. Add olives, roasted nuts, and…
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Staten Island has been busy building various structures in many different neighborhood locations. As most know by now, in the area of St. George, there will be the world's largest observation wheel. Last month, the legs for the wheel arrived, moving construction forward. 

The New York Observation Wheel was set to open in late 2015, has been pushed back several times since early 2012. Now that construction has undergone, some of the newest delays are due to many of the pieces for the observation wheel are being shipped from far away places. 

One of the places that parts are coming from is the Italian Firm, Walter Tosto Space in Italy. They have specialized in making these types of massive structures. The legs for the Wheel arrived in Brooklyn…

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The Featured Sold Home for this week is a hi-ranch detached home. 111 Gary Place is located in the Staten Island neighborhood of New Springville. It was listed by Stephanie Orefice for $649,000 and sold by the buyer team agent, Elizabeth Del Priore for $685,000!

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PRICE REDUCTION! 628 Leverett Avenue is a One-Family Semi-Attached for sale in Eltingville. This home has 4 bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms with granite kitchen counter tops, updated bathrooms, hardwood floors, sunken living room and new carpets! Learn more about this listing by clicking the link below! If you are interested in this home, give our office a call today! (718) 966-9669

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Join this keynote event to discover how to navigate technology for the future of real estate, exploring the opportunities that are open to expanding your career. invested over 1.6 million dollars in digital infrastructure. Find out how our agency is creating future and the stats that back it up. is welcoming all real estate professionals and those interested in becoming a realtor to join us on Thursday, November 10th for a presentation highlighting the NEW ERA in real estate showing SI-DEX system, video technology, advanced media and the use of drone technology, to sell homes and commercial real estate.

Doors open at 5 PM and there is limited seating! Reserve your spot today! There will be a mixer and Q&A…

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On October 29th, 2012, Hurricane Sandy hit New York City and the tri-state area. The flooding that had occurred caused a lot of damage to many homes and businesses. Some of these establishments being completely destroyed. Staten Island was a borough that took a large hit that stormy night. Now, four years later, new houses are being rebuilt and businesses are reopening, but is this process taking too long? While many will say it has, no neighborhood in New York City has seen a rapid change like Oakwood Beach in Staten Island has. 

In Oakwood Beach, many houses that were destroyed, having to be demolished due to all the damages that happened. What was once rows of houses and apartments that lined the street in the quiet oceanfront neighborhood, are…

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Days are getting shorter and nights are now longer, while a chill has been hitting the air. We now wrap up Halloween and welcome in that November is here! As you prepare for the holiday season, do not forget to do these monthly home tasks as well!

  • Not only will you set all your clocks back one hour for Daylight Savings, you should also change batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
  • Inspect automatic garage door opener and lubricate according to the manufacturer's directions. Make sure all bolts and screws are properly tightened and secured.
  • The change in weather can cause leaks! Make sure to check for leaks around your washing machine. A prime suspect for leaks are the water supply hose washers. Inspect hoses and replace if…
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