D Gloria Hernandez's Blog Posts

D Gloria Hernandez's Blog Posts

BETTER THAN GRANITE COUNTERTOPS
The plethora of home improvement and home buying shows have convinced most sellers (and many real estate agents) that an updated kitchen, and specifically granite countertops, is...

Another Buyer Mistake
Buyer Mistake #4:  Waiting to save for a 20% down payment before speaking to a mortgage lender.  Yes, this sage advice has been given for years.   It can help y...

What Does 582000 Buy In Tarrytown NY
This 2-bedroom, 2.5 bath town home at The Quay in Tarrytown, NY recently sold for $582,000.  The home offers 2,039 sf, eat-in kitchen, dining area with doors to patio, living ...

OPEN HOUSE Sunday October 15
Join us for our Open House Sunday, October 15 1-3PM at 255 Palmer Lane, Pleasantville, NY .  This home is in the Byram Hills School District and offers 3 beds, ...

361 E Grand St Mt Vernon
 Come tour this spacious Colonial in Mount Vernon, NY (Westchester County).  On more than a half acre, it is an urban oasis close to everything to meet your lifestyl...

More Mistakes For Buyers To Avoid
MISTAKE #3 - WAIVING THE INSPECTIONI understand that when you commit to making a purchase of hundreds of thousands of dollars, every additional expenditure seems to be just too muc...

Low Ball Offers
Common Mistakes Buyers Need to AvoidMISTAKE #2 - LOW BALL OFFERSThere are variations to this mistake.The first is offering what you want to pay versus what the home is worth.  ...

Common Mistakes Buyers Need To Avoid
MISTAKE #1 - DRAGGING YOUR FEETYou should begin your search armed with your pre-approval or proof that all the funds you will use for a cash offer are in your name.  Then...

SHOPPING SOOTHES OUR SOUL
WHEN MOST PEOPLE ARE SAD, LONELY, ETC...WE TEND TO SOOTH OUR SOUL BY GOING SHOPPING, EATING OR FOR DESSERTS. IT'S MIND OVER MATTER, LOL, WE SEEM TO FEEL MUCH BETTER AFTER THE ...

TOP 10 TAX DEDUCTIONS FOR REAL ESTATE AGENTS
Now that we’ve entered the tax season, it is time to think about tax deductions. Almost everything you buy for your real estate business is tax deductible as long as it is ordina...

Dec 5 2015 15665 2
$330,000 in Westchester County is GREAT!!Its cold outside and this home is looking for a Homeowner for the New Year! Commute is about 1 hours from NYChttp://brenda.jphilip.com/prop...

Dec 5 2015 15665 1
Walk downstairs to the Beauty of Yonkers Waterfront, have Dinner/Lunch at X20 Xaviars on The Hudson, (www.xaviars.com) which sits in the water on the turn of th...

Nov 17 2015 15665 2
Considering moving to Peekskill with your parents? Want a mixture of the City and the Country Life? Mom & Pop would love this! http://www.cityofpeekskill.com/nutrition-se...

Nov 17 2015 15665 1
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Nov 11 2015 15665 1
HAPPY VETERANS DAY!! TODAY....FREE OIL CHANGE FOR VETERANS http://www.meineke.com/veterans2015/...

Fall Apple Picking Is Here
It's September and Fall is on our minds, especially apple picking, hayrides, and cider.  We are fortunate in New York State to have so many varieties of apples and here in the...

Fly On A Trapeze In Sleepy Hollow
Yes!  You can live out your fantasy to be a circus trapeze artist this summer right here in Westchester County.  From August 1 to August 16, Westchester Circus Arts (WCA)...

Village Of Tarrytown In The News
The Village of Tarrytown was featured in the New York Times Real Estate section on July 19.  Read all about it here!...

Real Estate Agents As Hollywood Sees Us
There is a new film called "5 Flights Up" starring Morgan Freeman and Diane Keaton.  They play a married couple that are selling their 5th floor walk-up apartment in...

YOUR NEW YEAR RESOLUTION
It’s that time again – what’s your resolution going to be for the new year?  Here are some suggestions that are very do-able and have a high probability of success.Man...

Should You List Your House During The Holidays
It was Thanksgiving week and I was busier with buyers than a month before.The week before I showed a home that was taken off the market for a day and then listed again.  ...

PLAN FOR YOUR HOME OFFICE DEDUCTION BEFORE TAX TIME
If you are setting up an office in your home this year and plan to use it to get that lovely tax deduction, check with your tax professional NOW so you do everything correctly to...

Flip The Switch On Your Ceiling Fan
I am embarrassed to say that after years of living in a home with a ceiling fan in each bedroom, it was only recently that I learned about the little switch on the side of the fan ...

Tarrytown Farmers Market Is In Full Swing
One of the many farmers' markets in Westchester County can be found in Tarrytown at Patriot's Park on Broadway (Route 9).  The market operates every Saturday from now into the...

Beware Of Summer Scams
“5 Tips to Keep you Scam-Free this Summer” is a recent post on the USA.gov blog.  One tip for homeowners:  Beware of home repair or landscaping contractors who may...

Westchester Women and War Portraits
On June 13th, I had the honor of being in attendance for the opening event of Westchester Women and War: Portraits at the Hudson River Museum in Yonkers, NY. The exhibit, which is ...

Barber Shop in Pleasantville New York
Need a haircut for that springtime wedding? Want to have the best style at the prom? Looking for a new summertime haircut?  Then you should head over to Pleasantville Barber S...


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