Checklist Form you need As you Shop for Home : #61

New home or not so new, it pays to know what to look for regarding its structure, equipment and surroundings. Though a final assessment can be made by an inspection service company, this checklist can serve as a reminder of what you should look for – in order to make a wise buying decision.

Foundation. Check floors and walls for evidence of water seepage or moisture problems. Minor settling cracks not structurally significant.
Drainage. Sump pump for foundation draining. Crawl space dry.
Termite and wood rot. May require inspection from qualified exterminator for existing and potential problems.
Floors. Condition of flooring, whether plank or plywood. Solid construction of bridging and joists.
Walls. Condition of walls, whether drywall or plaster. Absence of water marks.
Attic. Sufficiently insulated and ventilated.
Fireplace. Damper in working order, flues to chimney clear.
Heating. Type of plant…minor periodic maintenance required – oil fan motor, lubricate bearings, clean humidifier, replace filters, etc.
Hot water system. Type and gallon capacity. How long present unit in service (if older home).
Electrical. Standard house current, number of circuits, outlets and circuit breakers sufficient for everyday needs. Condition of wiring.
Plumbing. Good water pressure throughout house. Tie-in to local water supply and sewage disposal system. Pipe joints clean and rust-free.
Appliances and fixtures. Range, refrigerator, dishwasher/disposal, laundry facilities, etc. all in working order. Accommodation for gas grill hook-up. Bathroom and kitchen fixtures in good shape.
Lot and landscaping. Grading level or properly contoured. Trees and shrubs sufficient for needs. Fences, walks, patio and driveway in good condition.
Exterior walls. Type suitable to weather conditions, need for any periodic maintenance (painting).
Doors and windows. Easy to open and close (or replace) for storm/screen removal or installation.
Roof. Gutters and downspouts in good condition. If older home, how long have shingles been in use? (Normal 20-25 year life-span.) Chimney flashing tightly caulked.
Garage. Doors or opener in good working order. Sufficient electrical and heating access.
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Why Open House Still important to Selling Your House # 60

So The Debate Is the Open House Really a Good way to Sell Your House ? Many Real Estate agent and even Real Estate Companies have Stop Believing in Open House to be used to Sell a House . With Technology with 3 D Scan Walk through, Videos and better professional photos .

This Real Estate agent disagreement with open House is that real buyers are only coming with Real Estate agent on Private appointments . The open House is really not getting Serious Buyers , They say your open house only getting Nosy neighborhood and buyers who can’t purchase your home .

I am here to disagree with this two points . I will agree that open House isn’t not get offers at the open House like it did back in the days of 2006 when I first started my Real Estate Career .

The open House is now used to draw the Eye to the House to make into an Event . On your House First week of Market You will See a extremely Busy open House if you Price and Market the House correctly. This Will Drive the Market to make offer quickly over time what drive Buyers back to your House . A Price Drop , Market Strategy and open House is were Buyer get notice of your House after sometime on the market .

Open House Does Drive nosy Neighbor but do you know that Average American lives only 18 Mile from Mother and They most case live blocks away . So sometime your neighbor maybe have family member on the market for new House . They also add to other guest to your House in Open House event every Guest make other Buyer see them as competition .

Buyer who are not Serious Buyer this statement is False . Buyer always Serious if they planed to Stop at your open House or even if the Sign got them to go look at your House . They maybe at the beginning stage but if the House is for them . They quickly get everything together to make an offer .

Now let me tell you two little Secret . You Go to Walmart or Target How would you Fell if every time You like go to see it the only way was by appointment and the Store need you make sure you purchase something . Now I know your House isn’t the same but just like you like keep your privacy a Buyer may want keep privacy from Real Estate agent question until he finds the right House . open House allow Them to see the house first before answering the question Real Estate agent have .

The Second Secret is the Debate of open House has start because Most Real Estate agent have been doing Open House to get new Buyers not just for your House but for Future House . They want Buyers for Business but Technology has Buyer getting Hiring Real Estate agent earlier . Most Buyers are coming to open House with already hired a Real Estate agent . This frustrates Real Estate agent who are in need of New Buyers for their business .

So at the end Ask your Real Estate agent Why they believe in Open House and Why they Don’t . You want See if they have any out of the Box thinking . You Need to know what strategy They will Be using to Sell your House be it Open House is apart of it or Not .

Your Listing Agreement Expired with your Realtor :What Now # 59

So Your Home didn’t Sell . Your must be full of questions . Then the phone calls Start the day your listing agreement expires . “Hello I am Real Estate Agent I see your House Has gone off the Market . I was just worrying Are you thinking about Relisting your House ? What is it that you think why your house didn’t sell . This were apart of my script I was taught in the starting Career as Real Estate Agent . Script Have improved from when I start back in 2005 .

I know this was not a great way for me to get business . Some Real Estate Agents into day Real Estate Market still Call Sellers . I know I need to Find other way to reach out to Sellers . I was more writing hand letter with simple Website Address in the Letter. The Website Had information for Sellers that would Help them Hire better real Estate agent sometimes me sometimes someone else . I know by Giving information I would win of many Sellers .

Here is the Over all of information I Shared with Sellers .

1) How Much Commission did you agree with your Past Real Estate Agent to Pay out to the Buyer Agent of the Total . This important because want offer more then Competitive Neighbor House . the average is 2.5% pay out 3% or 3.5%

2) Do You know How was your House advertising? What are in Marketing Details in the Flyers, Website Headlines . Are they using Social Media ( Facebook,Instagram,google ,ad-words How ? Why not if they say No

3) How is Your House Price Compared to Your Competitive Houses ? Be Honest with yourself . If you need to get a price then really think out of the Box way you can Sell Your House ? Let Rent to Buy Lease options

4) How is Your Agent Advertising Him or Herself ?

5) How many Deals Did Your Agent Close in the past Year ? What is Average in your office ?

6) What ideas is your Do your agent has to Sell your House ? What make it different from anyone who you interview ?

7) How is your House Staged , picture Professional .

So Reflect on this 7 questions . Before you call any agent back or have come to your Home . Start Also really think out side of the Box what can you or Real Estate Do different .

What you need in your Meeting with Mortgage Lender. #58

So This is the Year you Purchasing your First Home ? You Should meet with your Lender at least in the First meeting . It great to sit down with lender ask the some questions . When your meeting with your Lender If you already have hired your Real Estate agent . Ask them if they have any question they would want you to ask . Real Estate Agent May have some questions that are important to your area .

The list of questions That will make your Purchasing process Smoother and less confusing .

  1. What are their work hours ? What best way to reach them if you have question Email,Text or Call . You want make sure Lender works the way that suits your need
  2. How Fast can I get a update Pre-approval and Quote Payment if I find a Home . You want make offer on .
  3. Will you be my point of contract through out the process or do you have Team ? Which time will we be introduced
  4. Have we gone over all the Loan products that are out their in our area?
  5. What average process Time line from Submitting application to Close?
  6. How many Years Have they been Lender and How many Years have they been with current Bank ?
  7. What got them into being mortgage Lending ? What do they like about it and what they don’t like about it ?
  8. How much is Your Credit Score affect Your Interest Rate?
  9. In the Past what have seen in changes of interest rate in 3-6 month time frame ? What their opinion. You want understand hoe interest rate change being , Price, interest rate and property Taxes will be most factor to change your payments.
  10. What Lender see in your finance and asset. How easy to get the loan closed ?

Here are some of the things you will need for the Lender need to get your process started .

  1. pay slip or proof of income.
  2. current bank statements.
  3. your passport or driver’s licence (ID) or birth certificate.
  4. tax returns or tax assessment notice.Of the last 2 years
  5. copies of recent statements for other credit facilities such as credit cards or other loans.

It is important to get the lender started on working on your file extremely early in the process Do not want until you find your house ? I have see Buyer get extremely frustrate because they running around at offer stage to get everything over to Lender to see if they even qualify for the loan amount .

Filming In Westchester County: Little Fun Facts for Movie Trivia Nights #57

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As Many of Westchester County Have notice over the Years . Alot of Filming has been done through out Westchester county . I must say I always remember in 1995 my Senior Year . I was living Nod Hill Section of Yonkers . When I got my first experience of see a movie being film right in front of me as I watch Denzel Washington a Mt Vernon native . Slip on the ice out side the Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church on Wulnut Street in Yonkers . In the making of The Preacher Wife . This first time I realized Actors were people too . Weird , I know until I saw them in action I always through they bigger then Life. I saw them no Human .

We also went on the List appointment to the House in MAD MAN . I don’t get the listing Sellers didn’t agree with our price and better real estate agent win the listing at the time . Little side note they end up selling for the price we estimate 999,999 so they get highest and best which end sell for 1020,000 and 107 Days on the market . This made our team fill better being we would have been right at the time . We didn’t build the trust to get done at the time so we didn’t get signed . Congrats the the Real Estate Agent who can say they sold the house .

We love to hear your stories about what films have you come across Living in Westchester . Below I have shared a list thought out the Years films made in Westchester . Have fun looking through the list and find the locations in Westchester .

Here is the full list:

2018

  • Escape at Danemora
  • Christie Love
  • The Americans
  • Ben is Back
  • Billions
  • Quantico
  • Law & Order: SVU
  • Unforgettable Kimmy Schmidt

2017

  • Nor’ Easter
  • 40 North
  • The Post
  • Marvel
  • Violet
  • Madam Secretary
  • Strava
  • You
  • Orange is the New Black
  • CNBC Magazine
  • Sneaky Pete
  • The Path
  • Gypsy
  • The Rise
  • Worldstar
  • Seven Seconds
  • Pose
  • Ronald / Maniac
  • Lore TV
  • Search Party
  • The Americans
  • Law & Order: SVU
  • The Sinner
  • The Irishman
  • Blindspot
  • Blacklist

2016

  • American Dream
  • Bull
  • ESPN Magazine
  • Madam Secretary
  • Elementary
  • Divorce
  • Camp Morty
  • I Witness
  • Sneaky Pete
  • The Get Down
  • Mr. Robot
  • My Affair
  • Homeland
  • Wonderstruck
  • Billions
  • The Affair
  • Saturday Night Live
  • Power
  • Gotham
  • The Americans
  • The Tap
  • Blindspot
  • Blacklist
  • WASP 

2015

  • Billions
  • A Person of Interest
  • 48 Hours
  • Girls
  • The Book of Henry
  • Wheels Up
  • Orange is the New Black
  • Dazed & Confused
  • The Get Down
  • Talk Stoop
  • Royal Pains
  • The Affair
  • The Following
  • The Path
  • Blindspot
  • Blacklist
  • Unforgettable

  2014

  • A Birder’s Guide to Everything: Starring Ben Kingsley
  • Person of Interest:  Starring Jim Caviezel and Michael Emerson
  • Orange is the New Black:  Starring Taylor Schilling and Laura Prepon
  • The Intern:  Starring Nat Wolff and Anne Hathaway
  • The Following:  Starring Kevin Bacon
  • The Americans: Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Holly Taylor
  • Elementary: Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Aidan Quinn
  • The BlackList: James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff
  • The Great Gilly Hopkins: Julia Stiles, Sophie Nélisse, Kathy Bates
  • Boardwalk Empire: Steve Buscemi
  • Criminal Justice:  Ben Whishaw, Maxine Peake
  • The Leftovers: Justin Theroux, Amy Brenneman, Christopher Eccleston, Liv Tyler

2013

  • Inside Llewyn Davis
  • The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
  • Winter’s Tale:  Starring Colin Farrell, Russell Crowe, and Will Smith
  • Boardwalk Empire: Starring Steve Buscemi
  • Wolf of Wall Street: Starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Johan Hill.  Directed by Marin Scorsese
  • The Following: Starring Kevin Bacon
  • The Goodwife: Starring Julianna Margulies
  • Royal pains: Starring Mark Feuerstein and Jill Flint
  • True Crime:  Aphrodite Jones, Randy Thomas
  • Criminal Justice: Ben Whishaw, Maxine Peake
  • Person of Interest: Jim Caviezel, Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Chapman
  • Girls: Lena Dunham Allison Williams Jemima Kirke Executive Producer: Judd Apatow
  • Made in Jersey: Janet Montgomery, Felix Solis
  • The Other Woman: Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, Kate Upton  Director: Nick Cassavetes
  • Still Alice:  Kristen Stewart, Julianne Moore, Kate Bosworth
  • God’s Pocket: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Christina Hendricks, Richard Jenkins Director: John Slattery

2012

  • Bird People:  Heinken USA’s White Plains office.  Starring Josh Charles and Radha Mitchell
  • Bitter Pill: Tarrytown.  Starring Jude Law and Catherine Zeta-Jones


2011

  • Royal Pains: Starring Mark Feuerstein and Jill Flint
  • Robot & Frank: Bedford.  Starring Frank Langella
  • Arthur: Yonkers Stage. Starring Russell Brand, Helen Mirren and Jennifer Garner
  • This Must be the Place: Private home. Starring Sean Penn, Eve Hewson and Frances McDormand

2010

  • Boardwalk Empire: Yonkers Stage. Starring Steve Buscemi
  • The Goodwife: Starring Julianna Margulies
  • Fair Game: Various locations in White Plains, Harrison. Starring Sean Penn, Naomi Watts
  • 13: Lenoir Preserve. Starring Mickey Rourke, Jason Statham
  • Salt: Westchester County Courthouse, county parking facility, Court St. and Quarrapos Street. Starring Angelina Jolie
  • Morning Glory: Muscoot Farm. Starring Harrison Ford, Rachel McAdams
  • Boy Wonder: Westchester County Correctional Facilities. Starring Caleb Steinmeyer
  • The Bounty Hunter: Croton Point Park. Starring Gerald Butler, Jennifer Aniston
  • Cargo: Westchester County Airport Terminal. Starring Sayed Badreya
  • The Beaver: Playland Beach and Dragon Coaster. Starring Jodie Foster, Mel Gibson
  • Wall Street 2: Wastewater Treatment Facility, Ossining Westerly Road. Starring Michael Douglas, Shia LaBeouf
  • The Adjustment Bureau: Hilltop Hanover Farm. Starring Matt Damon
  • Hanna: Ward Pound Ridge
  • Henry’s Crime: Yonkers Stage. Starring Keanu Reeves, Vera Farmiga and James Caan
  • Cop Out: Yonkers Stage. Starring Bruce Willis and Tracey Morgan
  • Going the Distance: Starring Drew Barrymore, Justin Long and Ron Livingston
  • Rabbit Hole: Starring Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart and Dianne Wiest
  • Just Wright: Starring Queen Latifah, Common and Paula Patton
  • Sex and the City 2: Starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall and Kristin Davis

2009

  • It’s Complicated: Hastings on Hudson. Starring Meryl Streep, Steve Martin, Alec Baldwin
  • Taking Woodstock: Yonkers Stage. Starring Demetri Martin and Henry Goodman
  • Notorious: Yonkers Stage. Produced by Sean Combs
  • Tenderness: Yonkers Stage. Starring Russell Crowe
  • A Dog Year: Starring Jeff Bridges, Lauren Ambrose and Lois Smith
  • My Fathers Will: Starring Victor Alfieri

2008

  • Doubt: Yonkers Stage. Starring Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Amy Adams
  • Baby Mama: Starring Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and Sigourney Weaver
  • Diminished Capacity: Starring Matthew Broderick, Virginia Madsen and Alan Alda
  • The Caller: Starring Axel Feldmann, Grégory Ravary Ellis and Jean Brassard

2007

  • I am Legend: Yonkers Stage. Starring Will Smith
  • American Gangster: Yonkers Stage. Starring Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe directed by Ridley Scott
  • First Born: Briarcliff Manor. Starring Elisabeth Shue
  • Across the Universe: Muscoot Farm, New Rochelle. Starring Evan Rachel Wood, Jim Sturgess
  • Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead: St. Agnes Hospital. Starring Phillip Seymour Hoffman
  • August Rush: Muscoot Farm. Starring Robin Williams
  • New York City Serenade: Starring Freddie Prinze Jr., Chris Klein and Jamie-Lynn Sigler

2006

  • Friends with Money: Pleasantville. Starring Jennifer Aniston, Frances McDormand, Joan Cusack
  • The Departed: County Court House, White Plains. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg, directed by Martin Scorsese
  • The Hoax: 148 Martine Ave & The Oaks, New Rochelle, staring Richard Gere
  • The Good Shepherd: Tarrytown, New Rochelle. Starring Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie
  • My Super Ex Girlfriend: Yonkers Stage.  Starring Uma Thurman, Luke Wilson and Anna Faris
  • Little Children: Starring Kate Winslet, Jennifer Connelly and Patrick Wilson
  • Fur: Starring Nicole Kidman, Robert Downey Jr. and Ty Burrell

2005

  • Broken Flowers: White Plains. Starring Bill Murray, Julie Delpy
  • Dark Water: Pocantico Hills. Starring Jennifer Connelly, John C. Reilly, Tim Roth
  • Freedomland: New Rochelle, Yonkers. Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Julianne Moore
  • War of the Worlds: Croton Point Park. Starring Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, directed by Steven Spielberg
  • Hide and Seek: Ossining residence and streets. Starring Robert De Niro, Dakota Fanning
  • Hitch: Yonkers Stage. Starring Will Smith, Eva Mendes and Kevin James
  • Mrs. Harris: Starring Annette Bening, Ben Kingsley and Cloris Leachman

2004

  • Spiderman 2: Yonkers Stage. Starring Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst and Alfred Molina
  • Lord of War: Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow Roads. Starring Nicholas Cage
  • The Forgotten: Westchester County Airport. Starring Julianne Moore
  • The Warrior Class: Westchester County Airport and Yorktown. Starring Anson Mount, Erica Leerhsen
  • Alfie: Peekskill Streets. Starring Jude Law, Marisa Tomei
  • True Blue: Rye residence
  • The Manchurian Candidate: Yonkers Stage. Starring Denzel Washington & Meryl Streep
  • The Stepford Wives: Estherwood Mansion (Dobbs Ferry), Valhalla & Yonkers, Starring Nicole Kidman & Matthew Broderick
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind: Cross County Parkway (Yonkers & Mt. Vernon). Starring Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet

2003

  • Mona Lisa Smiles: Tarrytown. Starring Julia Roberts & Kirsten Dunst
  • Lover Boy: Westchester County Airport
  • It Was Raining That Night: Westchester County Airport

2002

  • Catch Me If You Can: Yonkers streets. Starring Tom Hanks, Leonardo DiCaprio, directed by Steven Spielberg
  • Hollywood Ending: TAG Aviation, Westchester County Airport.  A film by Woody Allen
  • Two Weeks Notice: 7 springs (Donald Trump Mansion, Town of New Castle). Starring Sandra Bullock, Hugh Grant
  • Maid in Manhattan: Hamlet of Valhalla (Columbus Avenue School) Starring Jennifer Lopez
  • In God’s Hands: Playland
  • The Secret Lives of Dentists: Village of Pelham. Starring Campbell Scott, Denis Leary
  • Analyze That: Sing Sing Prison; Ossining; Route 9A, Briarcliff Manor; Route 448, Pocantico Hills. Starring Robert De Niro & Billy Crystal
  • Unfaithful: Horowitz House on Rosedale Avenue, White Plains; Peekskill Metro-North Station; Dobbs Ferry Railroad Station. Starring Diane Lane & Richard Gere
  • The Irreversible Year: Starring Monica Bellucci & Vincent Cassel
  • Monday Night Mayhem: New Rochelle Armory. Starring John Turturro & John Heard
  • Just a Kiss: Westchester County Airport. Starring Rod Eldard
  • Rollerball: Yonkers Stage. Starring Chris Klein, Jean Reno and LL Cool J
  • Bad Company: Mt. Calvary Babtist Church 38S. 2nd Street, Mount Vernon. Starring Anthony Hopkins & Chris Rock

2001

  • Kate and Leopold
  • A Beautiful Mind: Lenoir Preserve, Yonkers. Starring Russell Crowe
  • Meet the Parents: Westchester County Airport. Starring Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro
  • Pollock: Ward Pound Ridge, Cross River. Starring Ed Harris
  • The Family Man: Village of Sleepy Hollow; Intersection Route 9A & 448 (old car dealership “Tappan Motors”).  Starring Nicholas Cage, Tea Leoni
  • Shaft Returns: Westchester County Airport. Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Vanessa Williams and Christian Bale
  • Riding in Cars With Boys: Village of Tuckahoe. Starring Drew Barrymore
  • Zoolander: City of Yonkers (BICC Building, temporary sound stage). Starring Ben Stiller & Owen Wilson
  • 28 Days: Bedford Village Green. Starring Sandra Bullock & Viggo Mortensen
  • Brown Sugar: Westchester County Center, White Plains. Starring Queen Latifa & Taye Diggs
  • Still A Kiss: Westchester County Airport
  • Last Ball: Hastings-on-Hudson
  • 30 Years to Life: Starring Tracey Morgan & Erika Alexander
  • True Blue: Rye residence. Starring Tom Berenger

2000

  • Company Man: Village of Dobbs Ferry; Cities of Mt. Vernon, New Rochelle, staring Douglas McGrath, Sigourney Weaver and Paul Guilfoyle
  • Joe Gould’s Secret: Burke Rehabilitation Hospital Starring Ian Holm, Stanley Tucci
  • Disappearing Acts: Starring Wesley Snipes & Sanna Lathan
  • The Opponent: Don Bosco Center, Port Chester
  • X-Men: Shot in Toronto, replicated locations in North and South Salem. Starring Hugh Jackson, Patrick Stewart
  • Lost Souls: Taconic State Parkway, Mt. Kisco
  • The Family Man: Sleepy Hollow. Starring Nicholas Cage
  • Finding Forrester: Yonkers Stage.  Starring Sean Connery, Rob Brown and F. Murray Abraham

1999

  • Little Pieces: Downtown White Plains
  • Ghost Dog: Towns of Yorktown Heights and New Castle Roads, primarily Route 134. Starring Forest Whitaker
  • Sweet and Lowdown: Rye Playland Amusement Park; Village of Ossining (Eagles Club). Starring Sean Penn and Samantha Morton by Woody Allen
  • Thomas Crown Affair: Yonkers Stage, Westchester County Airport, Westchester County Jail, Willson’s Woods Park, Mt. Vernon; Rockefeller State Park, Tarrytown
  • Fields: Starring: Pierce Brosnan and Rene Russo
  • Random Hearts: Westchester County Airport, Bronxville, SUNY Purchase, Royal Regency Hotel; IGA Store & Home Field Bowl in Yonkers. Starring Harrison Ford
  • The Best Man: Westchester County Airport. Starring Taye Diggs and Nia Long
  • Analyze This: Village of Katonah, Ward Pound Ridge Reservation; John Jay Homestead, staring Robert De Niro and Billy Crystal
  • Earthly Possessions: Main Street, Hastings-on-Hudson; North Avenue, New Rochelle. Starring Susan Sarandon
  • Big Daddy: Yonkers City Hall, Ceremonial Court Room. Starring Adam Sandler
  • Gloria: Village of Tarrytown, Sleepy Hollow. Starring Sharon Stone
  • Sleepy Hollow: Insert shots of cornfields produced at BICC temporary sound stage in Yonkers. Starring Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci

1998

  • Stepmom: Village of Bronxville & Rye Middle School. Starring: Julia Roberts & Susan Sarandon
  • Cradle Will Rock: Capital Theatre, Port Chester
  • Sweet and Lowdown: Playland & Village of Ossining (Eagles Club)
  • Rear Window: Port Authority Industrial Park Yonkers; Burke Rehab Hospital; Bronx River Parkway; Route I-287, Harrison. Starring Christopher Reeve and Daryl Hannah
  • Uninvited: Villages of Port Chester, Harrison; Westchester County Jail; Manhattanville College; Larchmont Yacht Club
  • Lost Souls: Mt. Kisco
  • Company Man: Dobbs Ferry, Mt. Vernon, New Rochelle
  • Sleepy Hollow:  Insert shots of corn fields produced at BICC temporary sound stage in Yonkers
  • In God’s Hands: Rye Playland Amusement Park

1997

  • In and Out: Sabina’s Bridal Shop, Kisco Avenue, Mt. Kisco. Starring Kevin Kline & Joan Cusack
  • Disturbia:  Port Authority Industrial Park Yonkers; Burke Rehabilitation Hospital; Bronx River Parkway; Route I-287, Harrison. Starring Shia LaBeouf, David Morse and Carrie-Anne Moss

1996

  • The Preacher’s Wife: City of Yonkers and Main Street, Village of Tarrytown. Starring Denzel Washington and Whitney Houston
  • The Juror: Town of South Salem; Rye Middle School; Croton Gorge Park, Croton-on-Hudson. Starring Demi Moore and Alec Baldwin
  • Faithful: 1 Skymeadow Drive, Harrison. Starring Cher
  • Eraser: Road shots, Northern Westchester and City Hall Rye.  Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger and Vanessa Williams
  • City Hall: City of Rye. Starring Al Pacino and John Cusack

1995

  • Die Hard III: Taconic State Parkway, Town of Yorktown. Starring Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson
  • Smoke: Garage on Route 9D in Harrison. Starring Harvey Keitel, William Hurt and Giancarlo Esposito
  • Search and Destroy: Starring Griffin Dunne, Dennis Hopper and Jason Ferraro
  • Dead Presidents: South 2nd Street Mount Vernon. Starring Larenz Tate, Keith David and Chris Tucker

1994

  • To Wong Fu, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar: City of Peekskill streets. Starring Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze
  • It Could Happen to You: City of Yonkers; Village of Dobbs Ferry. Starring Nicholas Cage
  • Quiz Show: Somerstown Road, Ossining. Starring John Turturro, Ralph Fiennes

1993

  • It Could Happen To You: City of Yonkers; Village of Dobbs Ferry
  • The Age of Innocence: Village of Bedford and Village of Irvington. Starring Daniel Day Lewis, Michelle Pfeiffer. Directed by Martin Scorsese

1991

  • Billy Bathgate: Village of Irvington. Starring Dustin Hoffman and Nicole Kidman

1990

  • Presumed Innocent: Village of Bedford, City of Yonkers, City of White Plains. Starring Harrison Ford

1988

  • Working Girl: Playland. Starring: Melanie Griffith & Harrison Ford
  • Big: Playland. Starring Tom Hanks and Elizabeth Perkins

1987

  • Fatal Attraction: Village of Bedford; Rye Playland Amusement Park. Starring Michael Douglas and Glenn Close
  • The Secret of My Success: Lasdon Mansion, Somers. Starring Michael J. Fox
  • Radio Days: Rye Playland Amusement Park; Rye Beach. A film by Woody Allen

1986

  • Wall Street: Metro-North Harlem Division, Scarsdale Station. Starring Charlie Sheen, Michael Douglas and Tamara Tunie

1981

  • Ragtime:  Main Street, Mt. Kisco.  Starring James Cagney and Elizabeth McGovern

1978

  • Interior: Pelham Bay Manor at Pelham Bay Park; house in Larchmont off Route 1
  • Oliver’s Story: Starring Ryan O’Neal, Candice Bergen and Nicola Pagett

1976

  • Marathon Man: Ward Pound Ridge Reservation. Starring Dustin Hoffman

1969

  • Goodbye, Columbus:  Ridgeway Country Club, White Plains. Starring Richard Benjamin, Ali MacGraw and Jack Klugman

1966

  • Cul de Sac: Silver Lake Park and Croton Dam Road, Croton-on-Hudson; Town of Cortlandt.  Starring Donald Pleasence, Françoise Dorléac and Lionel Stander

1965

  • Ship of Fools: Village of Tarrytown.  Starring Vivien Leigh and Simone Signoret

Other Notable Works

  • Sebastian’s Love: Tuckahoe Road temporary sound stage at Mark Buick Building
  • Tarzan: (silent film) Croton River, Silver Lake, Croton-on-Hudson
  • Hell Can Wait: Croton Dam at Croton Gorge Park
  • The Warrior Class: Yorktown, Airport
  • HBO
  • Mildred Pierce
  • Boardwalk Empire
  • Kevorkian

FHA Loan approved Condo's in Westchester and Putnam County : #56

Some Buyers Don’t always Have 20% to put Down Payment or 700 plus Credit. You Can Still purchase a House there is alot of Different Loan programs . FHA Loan Allow a Down payment as low as 3.5% and 580 Credit Score . Most Fist Home Buyer also look into Condos as their first purchase bellow ,I share with approved FHA Loan Condominiums List .

Westchester County Condominiums as of 12/19/2019
(72 records were selected, records 1 through 50 displayed)

Condo
Name
Condo ID /
Submission
AddressCountyApproval
Method
Composition
of Project
CommentsDocument
Status
Manufactured
Housing
FHA
Concentration
StatusStatus
Date
Expiration
Date
1270 NORTH CONDOMINIUMP018541 0011270 NORTH AVE
NEW ROCHELLE, NY 10804
WESTCHESTERHRAP87 unitsNoneRecorded/
Not Uploaded
No1.14%Approved01/31/201901/31/2021
BRONXVILLE GLENP003642 001BRONXVILLE, NY 10708WESTCHESTERHRAPNoneRecorded/
Not Uploaded
Non/aApproved
(expired)
03/15/198512/31/2010
(expired)
BRONXVILLE GLEN NORTH CONDO**P014734 0011374 MIDVALE AVE
BRONXVILLE, NY 10708
WESTCHESTERHRAP1 BUILDING – 96 Residential Units
**LEGAL NAME: BRONXVILLE GLEN NORTH CONDOMINIUM**
NoneRecorded/
Uploaded
No1.04%Approved06/27/201906/27/2021
BRONXVILLE GLEN SOUTH CONDO*P018823 0011376 MIDLAND AVENUE
BRONXVILLE, NY 10708
WESTCHESTERHRAP1 BUILDING – 95 UNITS
*LEGAL NAME: BRONXVILLE GLEN SOUTH CONDOMINIUM*
NoneRecorded/
Uploaded
No1.05%Approved
(expired)
08/24/201708/24/2019
(expired)
BROOKCHESTER COURT CONDOMINIUMP015956 001342 WESTCHESTER AVENUE
PORT CHESTER, NY 10573
WESTCHESTERHRAP39 residential units
**see comments**
NoneRecorded/
Not Uploaded
No17.94%Approved
(expired)
07/25/201607/25/2018
(expired)
CARROLLWOOD CONDOMINIUM IIP010883 001CARROLLWOOD DRIVE
TARRYTOWN, NY 10591
WESTCHESTERHRAP69 – Residential Units (Phase II)NoneRecorded/
Not Uploaded
No2.89%Approved
(expired)
06/16/201006/16/2012
(expired)
CARROLLWOOD CONDOMINIUM IVP012824 001435 CARROLLWOOD DR
TARRYTOWN, NY 10591
WESTCHESTERDELRAP7 Buildings, 26 units, Bld 44 units 440, 441, 442, 443, Bld 45 units 450, 451, 452, 453, Bld 49 units 490, 491, 492, 493, Bld 50 units 500, 501, 502, 503, Bld 51 units 510, 511, 512, 513, Bld 52 units 520, 521, 522, Bld units 530, 531, 532NoneRecorded/
Uploaded
No7.69%Approved
(expired)
11/19/201011/19/2012
(expired)
COACH LIGHT SQUAREP003644 001MONTROSE, NY 10548WESTCHESTERHRAPWITHDRAWN 5.21.12: DUPLICATE OF #P003643.ExistsRecorded/
Not Uploaded
Non/aWithdrawn

Other (specify in comments)
05/21/201212/31/2010
(expired)
COACHLIGHT SQUARE ON TH HUDSONP003643 001KING’S FERRY AVE, COACHLIGHT SQUARE
MONTROSE, NY 10548
WESTCHESTERHRAP210 UNITS.ExistsRecorded/
Not Uploaded
No5.23%Approved
(expired)
07/16/201207/16/2014
(expired)
CONTINENTAL VIEW CONDOMINIUMP003685 0011035 EAST BOSTON POST ROAD
MAMARONECK, NY 10543
WESTCHESTERHRAP39 unitsExistsRecorded/
Not Uploaded
No2.56%Rejected

Other (specify in comments)
05/03/2012n/a
DOWNINGWOOD AT IRVINGTON CONDOP016450 001ROUTE 9 AND E CLINTON AVE
IRVINGTON, NY 10533
WESTCHESTERHRAP115 unit project. Full name Downingwood at Irvington condominiumExistsRecorded/
Uploaded
No0.00%Rejected

Other (specify in comments)
01/18/2013n/a
FOXWOOD CONDOMINIUMP003646 001FOXWOOD DR
PLEASANTVILLE, NY 10570
WESTCHESTERHRAP254 unitsExistsRecorded/
Not Uploaded
No3.14%Rejected

Other (specify in comments)
01/04/2013n/a
FULTON TERRACE CONDOMINIUMSP003672 00198 S FULTON AVE
MOUNT VERNON, NY 10550
WESTCHESTERHRAP16 UNIT DWELLING.ExistsRecorded/
Not Uploaded
No6.25%Rejected

Other (specify in comments)
12/19/2017n/a
GLENVIEW TERRACE CONDOMINIUMP009956 0012 TERRACE PARK LANE
NEW ROCHELLE, NY 10805
WESTCHESTERHRAP2 BUILDINGS – 12 RESIDENTIAL UNITSNoneRecorded/
Not Uploaded
No0.00%Approved
(expired)
03/01/201203/01/2014
(expired)
GRANADA CONOMINIUMP003647 001WHITE PLAINS, NY 10603WESTCHESTERHRAPProject = 296 units, 3 phases, 18 builings. CERTIFY: OWNER-OCCUPANCYNoneRecorded/
Not Uploaded
No3.37%Approved
(expired)
03/15/198512/31/2010
(expired)
GREENCROFT CONDOMINIUM IIP014473 001703 PELHAM RD
NEW ROCHELLE, NY 10805
WESTCHESTERDELRAPTotal of 93 units in one building.NoneRecorded/
Uploaded
No0.00%Rejected

Significant pending litigation
06/28/2011n/a
HERITAGE HILLS O WESTCHESTER 3P009701 00198 HERITAGE HLS
SOMERS, NY 10589
WESTCHESTERHRAP106 RESIDENTIAL UNITS – LEGAL NAME: HERITAGE HILLS OF WESTCHESTER CONDOMINIUM 3 – RECORDED DOCS ON FILE IN HOC.NoneRecorded/
Uploaded
No9.43%Approved
(expired)
01/06/201001/06/2012
(expired)
HERITAGE HILLS OF WESTCHESTER*P017492 001WARREN STREET
SOMERS, NY 10589
WESTCHESTERHRAP54 Residential Units. *Full Project Name: Heritage Hills of Westchester Condominium 10ExistsRecorded/
Not Uploaded
No0.00%Rejected

Missing documents or incomplete package submission
11/03/2014n/a
HERITAGE HILLS OF WINCHESTER21P015797 001HERITAGE HILLS DRIVE
SOMERS, NY 10589
WESTCHESTERHRAP52 Units
*Condo legal name: Heritage Hills of Westchester Condominium 21
ExistsRecorded/
Not Uploaded
No0.00%Withdrawn

Other (specify in comments)
06/28/201206/28/2014
(expired)
HERITAGE HILLS WESTCHESTER 16*P014081 001WEST HILL DR SOUTH
SOMERS, NY 10589
WESTCHESTERHRAP101 UNITS. *FULL NAME: HERITAGE HILLS OF WESTCHESTER CONDOMINIUM #16.ExistsRecorded/
Not Uploaded
No5.94%Rejected

Missing documents or incomplete package submission
10/31/2017n/a
HIGH MEADOW, A CONDOMINIUMP019206 001HILL BLVD
YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, NY 10598
WESTCHESTERHRAP44 RESIDENTIAL UNITSExistsRecorded/
Not Uploaded
No0.00%Rejected

Other (specify in comments)
09/05/2018n/a
HIGH POINT OF HARTSDALEP003692 001HARTSDALE, NY 10530WESTCHESTERHRAPBLDG 100 & BLDG 200 (196 UNITS) PLEASE CONTACT THE PHILA HOC (215-656-0578 X3185) WITH AN UPDATE TO THE TELEPHONE NUMBER AND ADDRESS OF THE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATIONNoneRecorded/
Not Uploaded
No5.61%Approved
(expired)
07/02/199608/31/2011
(expired)
HIGHLAND MANOR CONDOMINIUMSP003735 001MOUNT VERNON, NY 10553WESTCHESTERHRAP15 UNITS CERTIFICATION FROM HOA 51% OWNER OCCUPANCY REQUIREMENT MET.NoneRecorded/
Not Uploaded
No6.66%Approved
(expired)
02/04/200912/07/2011
(expired)
HIGHLANDS AT GREENRIDGEP012452 00115 GREENRIDGE AVE.
WHITE PLAINS, NY 10605
WESTCHESTERDELRAPGARDEN STLE AND DUPLEX UNITS MAKE UP THIE PROJECT.NoneRecorded/
Uploaded
No3.84%Approved
(expired)
10/04/201010/04/2012
(expired)
HILLCREST PARKP003649 001PEEKSKILL, NY 10566WESTCHESTERHRAPDUPLICATION PROJECT ID NUMBER: PLEASE SEE PROJECT ID: P003648ExistsRecorded/
Not Uploaded
Non/aWithdrawn

Other (specify in comments)
08/15/201112/31/2010
(expired)
HILLCREST PARK CONDOMINIUMP003648 001608 KISSAM ROAD
PEEKSKILL, NY 10566
WESTCHESTERHRAP4 PHASES; 15 BUILDINGS; 109 UNITS
**see comments**
ExistsRecorded/
Uploaded
No7.33%Approved
(expired)
01/29/201501/29/2017
(expired)
HILLCROFT TOWN HOUSESP003650 001YONKERS, NY 10703WESTCHESTERHRAPNoneRecorded/
Not Uploaded
Non/aApproved
(expired)
03/15/198512/31/2010
(expired)
HOMESTEAD HILLSP009669 001PORT CHESTER, NY 10573WESTCHESTERHRAP2 BUILDINGS – 11 UNITSNoneRecorded/
Not Uploaded
No9.09%Approved
(expired)
12/23/200912/23/2011
(expired)
KNICKERBOCKER LOFTS CONDOSP003753 00152 WEBSTER AVENUE
NEW ROCHELLE, NY 10801
WESTCHESTERDELRAP45 Residential units plus 1 commercial unit (less than 20%) / 1 BUILDINGExistsRecorded/
Uploaded
No6.66%Approved
(expired)
09/24/201209/24/2014
(expired)
LAKESIDE COLONY CONDOMINIUM IIP003688 001OLD FARM LANE & COUNTRY PLACE
MOHEGAN LAKE, NY 10547
WESTCHESTERHRAP12 BUILDINGS – 88 UNITSNoneRecorded/
Uploaded
No4.54%Approved03/14/201903/14/2021
LAKESIDE COLONY PHASE 1P019698 001682 PANORAMA DRIVE
MOHEGAN LAKE, NY 10547
WESTCHESTERHRAP70 UNITS – REGISTERED SINGLE UNIT APPROVAL – FHA CONCENTRATION RESTRICTED TO 10%.NoneRecorded/
Uploaded
No1.42%Rejected

Register Single-Unit
11/21/2019n/a
LINCOLN HANCOCK CONDOMINIUMP009746 00170-76 AVENUE
WEST HARRISON, NY 10604
WESTCHESTERHRAP(2 BLDGS/4 UNITS)NoneRecorded/
Uploaded
No25.00%Approved
(expired)
01/20/201001/20/2012
(expired)
LORRAINE TERRACEP003651 001MOUNT VERNON, NY 10550WESTCHESTERHRAPNoneRecorded/
Not Uploaded
Non/aApproved
(expired)
03/15/198512/31/2010
(expired)
LORRAINE TERRACE CONDOP015606 00117 LORRAINE TER
MOUNT VERNON, NY 10553
WESTCHESTERDELRAP78 UNIT ESTABLISHED PROJECTNoneRecorded/
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No3.84%Approved
(expired)
03/26/201203/26/2014
(expired)
MINERVA PLACE CONDOMINIUMP000148 001WHITE PLAINS, NY 10601WESTCHESTERHRAP14 UnitsNoneRecorded/
Not Uploaded
No14.28%Approved
(expired)
11/16/200911/16/2011
(expired)
MONARCH AT RIDGE HILL CONDO 1P010044 001RIDGE HILL BLVD
YONKERS, NY 10710
WESTCHESTERHRAP13 story building;162 units
The following 16 units not eligibe for fha financing 1a,1b,2a,2c,2j,3a,4a,4j,5I,6e,6j,7c,7e,7I,8e and 8I.
ExistsRecorded/
Uploaded
No10.95%Rejected

Other (specify in comments)
03/28/2014n/a
MONTERREY CONDOMINIUMP003652 001YONKERS, NY 10701WESTCHESTERHRAP42 UNITS CERTIFY 51% OWNER OCCUPANCY REQUIREMENT AT TIME OF ENDORSEMENTNoneRecorded/
Not Uploaded
Non/aApproved
(expired)
03/15/198512/31/2010
(expired)
MYSTIC POINTE CONDOMINIUM I&2P015774 00115 HIGH RIDGE RD
OSSINING, NY 10562
WESTCHESTERDELRAP2 Phases, 2 Building, 168 unitsNoneRecorded/
Uploaded
No0.59%Approved
(expired)
05/08/201205/08/2014
(expired)
PARKVIEW STATION CONDO IIP009727 001101 SHELDRAKE PLACE
MAMARONECK, NY 10543
WESTCHESTERHRAP27 residential units

(Flood insurance required)
NoneRecorded/
Uploaded
No11.11%Approved
(expired)
01/14/201001/14/2012
(expired)
PIERPOINTE ON THE HUDSON CONDOP014656 00123 WATER GRANT ST
YONKERS, NY 10701
WESTCHESTERDELRAP1 12 story building with a total of 138 unitsNoneRecorded/
Uploaded
No1.44%Approved
(expired)
08/02/201108/02/2013
(expired)
PRINCE STREET CONDOMINIUMP010762 0017 PRINCE STREET
NEW ROCHELLE, NY 10801
WESTCHESTERDELRAPnew project comprised of 1 phase, 1 building, 6 units 100% completed, 66% sold, 3 units for sale, delinquency 0%. Project completed 2007 turned over 6/2010. No commercial occupancy, affordable housing, pending litigation or deed restrictions.NoneRecorded/
Uploaded
No0.00%Approved
(expired)
05/11/201005/11/2012
(expired)
REMINGTON CONDOMINIUMP010797 00160 REMINGTON PLACE
NEW ROCHELLE, NY 10801
WESTCHESTERHRAP1 BUILDING – 4 UNITSNoneRecorded/
Uploaded
No0.00%Approved
(expired)
09/23/201609/23/2018
(expired)
RIVERVIEW CLUB CONDOMINIUMP000166 0011155 WARBURTON AVE
YONKERS, NY 10701
WESTCHESTERHRAPCondo Conversion – One 12-story Building, 262 Units approvedNoneRecorded/
Not Uploaded
No5.34%Approved
(expired)
12/16/201412/16/2016
(expired)
SOUTH 11TH CONDOMINIUMP009656 001510-514 SOUTH 11TH STREET
MOUNT VERNON, NY 10550
WESTCHESTERHRAP3 RESIDENTIAL UNITS.NoneRecorded/
Not Uploaded
No33.33%Approved
(expired)
10/24/201610/24/2018
(expired)
SOUTH 11TH STREET CONDOMINIUMP009654 001514 S 11TH AVE
MOUNT VERNON, NY 10550
WESTCHESTERHRAPCONDO PROJECT ENTERED TWICE. FOR APPROVAL SEE ID: P009656NoneNot on fileNo0.00%Withdrawn

Other (specify in comments)
12/21/200912/18/2011
(expired)
SWEETWATER CONDOMINIUMP009808 001225 STANLEY AVE
MAMARONECK, NY 10543
WESTCHESTERDELRAP1 BUILDING – 90 RESIDENTIAL UNITSExistsRecorded/
Uploaded
No6.66%Approved
(expired)
08/08/201208/08/2014
(expired)
THE CLAREWOOD VILLAGEP012750 00111 OAKCREST LA
HASTINGS ON HUDSO, NY 10706
WESTCHESTERHRAP85 UNITS/19 BUILDINGSNoneRecorded/
Not Uploaded
No0.00%Withdrawn

Insufficient reserve funds
12/29/201011/12/2012
(expired)
THE CLASSICP009962 00150 E HARTSDALE AVE
HARTSDALE, NY 10530
WESTCHESTERHRAP168 unitsExistsRecorded/
Uploaded
No0.59%Rejected

Missing documents or incomplete package submission
08/09/2016n/a
THE ESPLANADEP015231 0011200-1208 WABURTON AVE
YONKERS, NY 10701
WESTCHESTERHRAP57 unitsExistsRecorded/
Not Uploaded
No3.50%Approved
(expired)
01/09/201201/09/2014
(expired)
THE GABLES AT RYEP013100 001599 MIDLAND AVE
RYE, NY 10580
WESTCHESTERDELRAP30 units.NoneRecorded/
Uploaded
No3.33%Approved
(expired)
12/2
Condominiums in Putnam County (HRAP/DELRAP Approval Method) as of 12/19/2019

Condominiums as of 12/19/2019
(10 records were selected, 10 records displayed.)

Condo
Name
Condo ID /
Submission
AddressCountyApproval
Method
Composition
of Project
CommentsDocument
Status
Manufactured
Housing
FHA
Concentration
StatusStatus
Date
Expiration
Date
COUNTRY VILLAS CONDOMINIUMP012560 001102 STONELEIGH AVENUE
CARMEL, NY 10512
PUTNAMDELRAPNew Construction 14 unit Row or Townhouse, Unit #’s 101-104, 201-205, 301-302, 401-403ExistsRecorded/
Uploaded
No0.00%Withdrawn

Results of project review
10/20/201010/19/2012
(expired)
FIELDSTONE POND CONDO IIIP018783 001304 BENTLEY CT
BREWSTER, NY 10509
PUTNAMHRAP42 unit projectNoneRecorded/
Uploaded
No4.76%Approved
(expired)
08/03/201708/03/2019
(expired)
GLENMAR GARDENSP003608 001PATTERSON, NY 12563PUTNAMHRAPNoneRecorded/
Not Uploaded
Non/aApproved
(expired)
03/15/198512/31/2010
(expired)
HOLLY STREAM CONDOMINIUMP011555 001ALL ADDRESSES WITHIN PROJECT
BREWSTER, NY 10509
PUTNAMHRAP84 Residential Units. The date of completion is an approximation.ExistsUnrecorded/
Not Uploaded
No0.00%Rejected

Significant pending special assessment
06/29/2010n/a
KINGS GRANTP003609 001CARMEL, NY 10512PUTNAMHRAPCERTIFY 51% OWNER/OCCUPANCYNoneRecorded/
Not Uploaded
Non/aApproved
(expired)
01/15/199005/31/2011
(expired)
MISTY HILLS CONDOMINIUMP017002 001101 MISTY HILLS LAND
CARMEL, NY 10512
PUTNAMHRAP49 UNITSExistsRecorded/
Not Uploaded
No0.00%Rejected

Other (specify in comments)
01/20/2016n/a
PATTERSON VILLAGEP003610 001PATTERSON, NY 12563PUTNAMHRAPNoneRecorded/
Not Uploaded
Non/aApproved
(expired)
03/15/198512/31/2010
(expired)
VISTA ON THE LAKEP003611 001CARMEL, NY 10512PUTNAMHRAPNoneRecorded/
Not Uploaded
Non/aApproved
(expired)
03/15/198512/31/2010
(expired)
WILLIAMSBURG RIDGEP003686 001MAHOPAC, NY 10541PUTNAMHRAP51% OWNER/OCCUPANCY/PRESALENoneRecorded/
Not Uploaded
Non/aApproved
(expired)
11/08/199507/31/2011
(expired)
WOODLAND TRAIL CONDOP003612 0019 WOODLAND TRAIL
CARMEL, NY 10512
PUTNAMHRAP85 RESIDENTIAL UNITS.ExistsRecorded/
Not Uploaded
No12.94%Approved02/16/201802/16/2020

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55 plus communities : in Westchester / Putnam County |:#55

Are you looking for Community that fits your life style . Are you looking for the communities set up for 55 plus active adults . Here is a list of some of them in Westchester / Putnam . Are you looking for amenities plus

  • The Retreat At Carmel – Carmel NY
  • Villas at Seminary Hill – Carmel NY
  • Stoneleigh Woods at Carmel – Carmel NY
  • Trump Park Residences – Shrub Oak/Yorktown NY
  • Woodcrest At Jacobs Hill – Cortlandt Manor NY
  • Jefferson Village Condos – Jefferson Vally NY/Yorktown
  • Sutton Manor Condos – Mt. Kisco NY
  • Glassbury Court at Hunterbrook – Cortlandt Manor NY
  • Christie Place – Scarsdale NY
  • Heritage Hills Somers NY – Mixed community, previously 55
  • High Point Hartsdale NY – Mixed Community but there is alot amenities that you can find in other 55 plus Communities

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First Time Home Buyers Visiting Open House :Questions to ask #54

As a first time Home Buyer , Most of Buyer start by going to open House . As you going to Open House . Start you really want to get a knowledge easily so you can make the process easily ? You want to ask Real Estate agents questions

You always want to ask the Real Estate agent what do they think of the price of the House ? There is no wrong answer you just want see how they handle the question.

You want to ask what is the average utility cost of the House ? This the real estate agent may not have it on hand but you want see if they follow up . Amazing Real Estate agents will get the answer for you before you even get out of the open house .

Were is the local Schools ? Real estate agent should know this . You want see if they are prepared .

What to know the age of the Systems ,roof and windows ? This always help you understand if the Real Estate agent is prepared . You always want to see if the agent understand Houses this why they can possible become your Buyer agent . So Real estate Sell House but don’t understand Houses . This can Cost you money later

Would you purchase this House ? There no wrong answer for this . You just want see what the Real Estate agent says .

What are cons of this House if there is any ? This other question you like to see how they handle .

Are the property Taxes for this House on the High side ,low side and normal side of the area ? This important because if the Real Estate agent is experience they would have the answer

If you feel like this Real Estate agent someone you like to work with ? Last question What is the Value you provide your Clients . This important question for you because value should be something you looking for in Real Estate .

What are some of loan Programs they hear of that work for First time Home Buyers? You want see if the knowledge of market will be helpful .

This the Last an Final Question : Can you tell me your most exciting Transaction or Client experience? You want to see what kind of Story they tell you if they tell you a story about helping a Seller and your Buyer . You may really want find out if they like working with Buyers . There is real estate agent out there that don’t want to work with buyers .

Can't Get your House Sold : Look at the Remarks/Description. This Bad Description can be making your House like day old bread Stall :#53

I going to start by saying I am the worst writer of all times . When it comes to writing remarks it takes me 3-4 days to write 500 words Write up . I understand my weakness this truly way I write my blog to work through my weakness . I know I will become the unbelievable writer I feel like I am with practice and study better writers .

I know you don’t need to aim to be perfect . I have seen people work so hard to be perfect that never even start doing it wrong . You know this people they the first to point out all your mistakes and errors . They don’t even try to even put themselves out there . So let look at one power Tool as a Remark/Description writer I came when I got my Real Estate License.

The one Toll you must use in Your Remarks is build Emotion and Feeling . You must make the Buyer feel what like to live in the Home . You don’t just state the details 3 bedroom 2 bath . Bellow is simple of one of my Write ups . As you can see it not wow but it The emotion and Feeling all over it . What is your thoughts ? Read your Remarks How can you make them Emotional and Build Feeling . Your Singing a Song with Words . I never saw people move from Statements

Mint charming, sun-filled, beautifully landscaped colonial with great flow, ideal for entertaining on quiet one-way street in highly sought after Hickory Hill neighborhood. Main level has an open floor plan with living-dining and sun room, a wood burning fireplace, powder room, and updated kitchen with new appliances. Dining room with sliding glass doors to deck and private backyard. Upper level has a large master retreat with sitting area and master bath. Two additional bedrooms, hall bath and a spacious bonus room (office/playroom/guest bed) with cathedral ceiling and lots of natural light complete this level. Gleaming hardwood floors throughout. Partially finished basement with wonderful play space/family room with walkout to private patio and backyard, abundant storage, laundry & utility room. Additional attic storage with pull-down stairs. Walking distance to Crestwood Station (32 Minutes into Grand Central Terminal) and centrally located between the Bronx River and Hutchinson parkways make this home an easy commute. Enjoy close proximity to parks, walking/biking trails, shopping, restaurants, and schools. Spend your weekends running or biking Bronx River Parkway Sunday closures, at Lake Isle Country Club (membership eligible) and shopping at the Tuckahoe Station farmers market. Walking Distance to neighboring Ann Hutchinson elementary school, as well as middle and high schools. Make this picture perfect house and neighborhood yours, and let the memories begin!

Start Reading Writing Books . If your looking for recommends let us know . If your Real Estate agent doesn’t understand the important of Remarks/Description rethink . Have I always written the best Remarks no I don’t see the importance until 2012. I was late to the copywriter skill . As agent we need to be the best story tellers . We are in story telling so that Buyers can feel what buying . Clients can feel why they should work with you .

How Are you Searching For Your House in Westchester country ? #52

So Your House Hunting ? The Best Question to ask yourself are slso Learning about the market as you Search . Most of you are using Zillow , Redfin, Trulia , Realtor.com but I really think you should be asking your agent if they have MLS Search feed that you can get in an App . This apps can help you talk to your Agent of choice on each property get your answer on each property . Also set up an appointment with your real estate agent instantly ? Are you getting get feedback on the house you have interest in ?

So I watch alot a buyer in today Day do all their research alone . Even when I was working for Redfin they had a Note Section for Buyers to share information with Agent . They were not doing it . Your not alone in your Research your Real estate is there . A really good real estate agent is still active with your research . This why working with Real estate agent reach our using a App or desk top which you can easy connected with each our easy .

When your interview your Real Estate ask them what Tools they have to make your search easy . You will be surprised they have better tools then their is out there give to the public .

You also want Set up Save search for

Sold- You want the sold so you see what happening in the market . You should see what Price/Listing Ratio did the house sell for How much of asking price did seller get .

Pending/In contract – Want this data to see how fast Houses are going into contract in the Market ( DOM) Days on Market . This way you know how fast do you need make decision and get into contract

Actives – This of Course so you can see what out there .

I hope some this tips have help . Let us know if you like to set up a search with our MLS search . For Faster updates and also tools to communicate with live Real Estate Agent : Just Fill out the Form Bellow what your looking for we can set up a phone consultation/set up your Search program to give fast updates you desire and Live Real Estate agent Response .