Main Content


Converted Barns: Our Agricultural Cathedrals

by Vanessa Saunders It's not hard to understand why old barns inspire the dreamer in all of us to convert them into homes. Their soaring lofts, rustic rough wood interiors and the massive posts and beams which span huge expanses have a simil...

Read more

Spring and Summer Tips from Sav-A-Tree/Lawn

We all look forward to the time of year when our lawns green up and our thoughts turn to outdoor activities and barbeques. Over the years our friends at SavATree have developed a full line of services to meet the needs of our residential cl...

Read more

Time to Grieve Those Taxes!

by Vanessa Saunders It's that time of year to get your tax grievances in! Click on the picture to discover your town and county tax grievance date. You only have one chance each year to challenge your property tax assessment. As prope...

Read more

Life After Foreclosure – The Boomerang Effect

by Vanessa Saunders After the collapse of the housing market and the economic downturn of 2008, many homeowners in the lower Hudson Valley were unable to keep up with mortgage payments. Some never recovered and lost their homes to lender...

Read more

Do You Qualify For a Mortgage?

by Vanessa Saunders Home buying in New York has always been a complicated matter where finding mortgages is involved. The troubled housing market we've seen over the last few years has made buying a home even more difficult, with recalci...

Read more

More jobs coming to Rockland County!

by Vanessa Saunders Jobs and industrial development have always been high on county politicians' bucket lists. Thanks to the Rockland County Economic Development Council, the county is ramping the competition over industry and jobs up anoth...

Read more

June To-Do’s from our friends at Houzz

by Vanessa Saunders June is a month to get a lot of outdoor jobs around the house completed. Our friends over at have some great ideas, tips and advice as to how best to organize your time to maximize your enjoyment of the sunny mo...

Read more

Smart Homes: From Affordable to Outrageous.

by Vanessa Saunders I recently wrote a blog which mentioned that many luxury home buyers want smart home technology in the high end properties they are viewing. It's a growing trend, and I can see why. These days, homeowners can have remot...

Read more


Translate »