Jefferson Valley Realty Blog

Posted on 12/25/2022
The most common residential projects requiring a build permit
Before you make any major changes to your property, investigate what type of build permit you need. Even if you’re just remodeling your home, construction permits are required for most projects. Here is a basic guide to the types of major home remodeling projects requiring a permit: Demolition If you’re demolishing any outdoor or indoor structure, you’ll need...
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Posted on 12/23/2022
25 Elm Road, Lake Peekskill, NY 10537 now has a new price of $624,900!
BE IN YOUR BRAND NEW HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS...JUST REDUCED !!! DESIRABLE UPPER WESTCHESTER .Still time to add your personal touches. This Spectacular 4 Bedroom, 3 Bath Contemporary Raised Ranch offers a desirable open floor plan with a vaulted ceiling and recessed lights. Sliding doors in the dining area open to an upper deck that brings in natural light and beautiful views. The kitchen features quartz countertops and s/s appliances. There are Oak hardwood floors, a generous Master en-suite, Central Air, Living Room with Gas Fireplace, Family room, mud/laundry room and more! Conveniently Located for Commuters close to Rte.6, the Taconic...
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Posted on 12/18/2022
3 Ways to Protect Your Property from Landslides
Landslides are caused by soil erosion and heavy rainfall. If your property has any slopes, it's important to check for signs of erosion so you can avoid the risk of causing a landslide. Here are three ways you can prevent erosion damage and landslides in your own yard: Plant Densely An abundance of deep-rooted vegetation is the best...
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Posted on 12/11/2022
Saws 101: Quick basics for the most prominent types of power saws
When it comes to cutting, saws are among the first tools...
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Posted on 12/09/2022
Another Property Sold - 16 Eagle Hill Road, Mahopac, NY 10541
Spectacular New Construction ... Presenting Eagle Hill - gorgeous private community of NEW homes. Mahopac School District. This home, on Lot #2, is 80% complete, has a Total 3 Bedrooms (lives like a 4 BR) and 3 Full Baths. Homes Features dynamic open floor plan, 14 ft. ceilings, huge center island Eat-In Kitchen, Living/Family Room w/Fireplace, Large Primary Bedroom w/Full Bath & huge Walk-In Closet. Oversized Trex Deck. Stunning 4" Oak Hardwood Floors. Laundry on Main Level. Central A/C. Dual Heat Pump - you'll save a fortune! Super High Efficiency Spray Foam Insulation. 2-Car Garage and large separate Workshop! All Anderson Windows....
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Posted on 12/04/2022
Here's what homeowners should know about rates for second mortgages
For homeowners who want financing in addition to an...
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Posted on 11/27/2022
A Beginner's Guide to Fix-and-Flip Homes
Is it possible to flip houses for profit with no experience? Luckily, this is one area of real estate investment that is viable even for beginners. Here is a simple beginner's guide to house flipping to get you started: Step 1: Find a Cash Source Flipping a house requires more cash up front than with a traditional home...
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Posted on 11/20/2022
A quick guide to outlet safety covers
Whether you're childproofing your home or interested in...
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Posted on 11/17/2022
25 Elm Road, Lake Peekskill, NY 10537 now has a new price of $639,000!
BE IN YOUR BRAND NEW HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS...JUST REDUCED !!! DESIRABLE UPPER WESTCHESTER .Still time to add your personal touches. This Spectacular 4 Bedroom, 3 Bath Contemporary Raised Ranch offers a desirable open floor plan with a vaulted ceiling and recessed lights. Sliding doors in the dining area open to an upper deck that brings in natural light and beautiful views. The kitchen features quartz countertops and s/s appliances. There are Oak hardwood floors, a generous Master en-suite, Central Air, Living Room with Gas Fireplace, Family room, mud/laundry room and more! Conveniently Located for Commuters close to Rte.6, the Taconic...
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Posted on 11/13/2022
Another Property Sold - 348 Van Wagner Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Peace & tranquility awaits you in this newly renovated and redesigned home! This home offers so much; with an expansive driveway and detached 2 car garage, entertaining is a breeze! Walk in and you are greeted with a easy flowing open concept. Never feel like you are missing out on what is going on in the other room, you can cook and entertain at the same time. The kitchen will make you want to bring out your inner chef. After a long day, step into the sunroom where you can relax and gaze into your yard. With over an acre of land, you will feel like you are in your very own paradise. Decompress in one of the luxury bathrooms, with...
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Posted on 11/13/2022
Mortgage basics: A brief 30-year mortgage guide
Most homebuyers, even those just starting their first-time homeowner journey, have learned a thing or two about 30-year mortgages. For example, some 30-year mortgages will let you pay the mortgage down earlier than 30-years, while others may fix a prepayment penalty to that plan to make up the loss in revenue from the interest rate. But what about...
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Posted on 11/11/2022
Another Property Sold - 107 Campfire Road, Chappaqua, NY 10514
This charming Chappaqua Ranch lives like a 3 bedroom and offers one level living at its best. Classic spacious living room with fireplace, Formal dining room and tastefully renovated kitchen open into the newly remodeled expansive , bright family room with wood beams and recessed lighting. The french doors lead out to a blue stone patio, almost one acre of completely level, private, fenced in back yard. Around the corner or through the unique arched doorway is a huge two car garage and additional access to the house through the mud room. The primary bedroom wing has a walk in closet, full bath and cathedral ceilings. Second bedroom offers...
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