RESIDENTIAL - SINGLE FAMILY - DETACHED FOR SALE IN ANNADALE:

14 DOWNES AVENUE

THIS HOUSE FOR SALE CAN BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE TOMCRIMMINSREALTY.COM AS WELL AS NYC.FLEXMLS.COM (MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE)

Welcome home to this beautiful 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath center hall colonial. This Annadale home has been fully renovated from top to bottom. The gorgeous brand-new hardwood floors, the white solid oak cabinets in the kitchen, oversized bedrooms along with the renovated bathrooms are just a small part of what makes this the perfect home. The 900 sq foot brand new finished basement with dual stairway access from the main hallway and from the 2-car garage (perfect mudroom) has turned this into a dream home. If that wasn't enough, the home sits on an 80x100 corner lot…

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RESIDENTIAL - APARTMENT FOR SALE IN GRYMES HILL:

20 STRATFORD AVENUE A

THIS HOUSE FOR SALE CAN BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE TOMCRIMMINSREALTY.COM AS WELL AS NYC.FLEXMLS.COM (MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE)

Beautiful and spacious 1 Bedroom 1st floor Co-op, in Grymes Hill. Well maintained and conveniently located in close proximity to public transportation, great shopping and restaurants.HOA fees includes gas, hot water, taxes, outside maintenance, sewer, snow removal.

Tom Crimmins Realty! It’s more than just buying and selling houses. It’s about turning houses into homes and giving those homes a community worth living in. A place we can all call HOME!

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RESIDENTIAL - TWO FAMILY - DETACHED FOR SALE IN SILVER LAKE:

84 RIDGEWOOD PLACE

THIS HOUSE FOR SALE CAN BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE TOMCRIMMINSREALTY.COM AS WELL AS NYC.FLEXMLS.COM (MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE)

Beautiful two family completely renovated, down to the studs in Silver Lake. Home features include: open floor plan, 4 spacious bedrooms, large studio apartment, huge walk up attic perfect for playroom, loft or extra bedroom for extended family, and beautiful private backyard. 4th bedroom can be used as home office and has private access to deck, making it perfect for anyone working from home. Home is conveniently located with in a close distance to great Forest Ave bars, restaurants, public transportation including NYC express buses, and Silver Lake Golf…

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What to look for during a Walkthrough:

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The walkthrough of the home is the last opportunity for the buyers to inspect and observe the home before the closing. During the final walkthrough, the buyers and the agent travel through the house room by room to ensure that the quality of the home is still maintained. The walkthrough gives the new buyer the opportunity to make sure that the seller’s belongings are moved out and the items are not going to be there when they move in.

The final walkthrough is often attended by the buyer and their real estate agent only. They might get assistance from the real estate agent as they go through. What the purchasers should look for during the walkthrough may be better known to an agent. If there is a problem…

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All about Forest Avenue:

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Forest Avenue located in Staten Island is one of the most popular avenues located across the whole Island. It was State Route 439 in New York. In 1968, this numbered road completely vanished. Even though the number was dropped in New York, it crossed the Goethals Bridge into New Jersey and is still in use as Route 439 in Elizabeth, New Jersey. In order to facilitate transit from the Staten Island Ferry to New Jersey through the Elizabeth Ferry, Forest Avenue, a major east-west thoroughfare on Staten Island, was built.

Today's journey starts in Silver Lake and travels east through crowded sections of northern Staten Island, including a variety of commercial centers, a complex of movie theaters, residential neighborhoods,…

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Ways to Keep Your Home Safe:

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When you are a homeowner or renting out, making sure that your home is protected can be very important and the first step to feeling safe. You may avoid common mishaps like falls and be safeguarded against emergencies like fires by keeping your house secure and free of hazards. To keep you and those you love safe, adopt some healthy behaviors around your house.

One safety tip that can protect your home is getting certificates for your home. These certificates protect the home and confirm that the environment is safe to live in. In some countries it is mandatory but it is just a good precaution to get an inspection done to ensure that the electric fittings, appliances, and gas appliances are safe to use, even if you…

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What You Should Know About Eminent Domain:

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The eminent domain is the right that the government possesses to acquire private property for the use of the public. Since the government takes the private property for public use, a payment of compensation is given to the owners of the property. The eminent domain is involved within the fifth amendment which states that the U.S government is able to use private property or assets that benefit the public domain.

The benefits of eminent domain was making sure that landowners receive appropriate compensation for their property as per their constitutionally protected right is the most crucial aspect of any eminent domain operation. No matter what public advantage results from the condemnation, the…

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Back on Market and Price Reductions on Office Listings:

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As we have stated previously on past blogs if the home you are trying to sell has been on the market for a longer period of time than other properties in the region, the realtor may recommend a price reduction. In certain cases, homes have been taken off the market for various reasons, for a number of reasons, a listing may be temporarily removed from the market. The seller could be on a trip and unable to accept any offers while away, for instance. Alternatively, the seller could be remodeling or fixing the house. Listed below are some of our latest office listing price reductions over the past month or listings that were put back on the market.

Back On Market Listing:

215 Hart Avenue…

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Then and Now Theaters of Staten Island:

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Richmond County once had many beautiful old movie theaters that added to the rich culture and environment of Staten Island. By now, almost all of these theatres are closed but we continue to appreciate the film industry by the opening of many new theaters on Staten Island today.

The Palace Theater: This theater was located on 300 Broadway, in the West New Brighton section of Staten Island. I believe the theater opened in 1924. It is said that first run movies were featured there. It closed when television became popular and more people were staying home to watch television. Money was a consideration at the time this theater was open.

The Empire Theater: This theater was located on 3094 Richmond Terrace,…

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The History of St. George Theatre:

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One of the main attractions on the North Shore of Staten Island is the St. George Theatre. The St. George Theatre is a major performing arts venue. This staple venue was built in the year of 1929 on December 4th. It is an arts venue, picture palace and office complex located at 35 Hyatt Street. This 2 million dollar theater can hold up to 2,800 people and is a must see place while in Staten Island.

In 1928, construction first began. Following the construction this theatre had its fair share of owners and shows that were shown during their time. Solomon Brill, who operated six other theatres on the Island and in the wider New York region, had the theater constructed for him. He pledged to bring world-class…

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