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    (845) 485 2700
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CENTURY 21 Alliance Realty Group's Blog

Scratched Wood Floor? There's a Simple Fix

No matter how careful you are with your hardwood floors, eventually life will find a way to scratch them. In an instant, that beautiful surface can be marred from something as simple as moving furniture, knocking something off a table, or a rock stuck in the bottom of your shoe. Luckily, there are a number of surprisingly easy methods for removing or repairing even deep scratches from hardwood floors! Keep reading to find the one that will work for your scratches.

Be In The Know About Buying A New Construction Home

Whether you're buying a new spec home, a semi-custom new home in a housing development, or designing and building a custom home, there are some things you need to know about buying a newly-constructed home in order to avoid mishaps and disappointments.

To begin with, remember that preparation is key; you need to determine your budget and secure financing before you even begin house hunting. Get pre-approved by a bank or mortgage lender and decide how much money you want to invest in a new home. When deciding on a budget, be sure to not overlook the extra costs like property taxes, insurance, furniture, window treatments, landscaping, and maintenance. With a new home, there are often more costs after you purchase than when you buy an existing home that may have mature landscaping, window coverings, and other items in the home that you will need.

If you're considering buying a newly-constructed home, this post is filled with great advice that can help guide you through the process!

Find Handmade Gifts for the Holidays This Weekend

Holiday shopping can be a stressful affair; after all, it can be almost impossible to find the right gift for some people! Luckily, anyone can appreciate the quality of something produced by hand by a local artisan. This weekend, both Poughkeepsie and Beacon are hosting great events for you to find the perfect holiday gifts. Keep reading to learn about the Self Made Holiday Bash and the Fair Trade & Handmade Bazaar!