How to Make Your House a Smart Home: A Beginner’s Guide

The introduction of smart phones & the rise of high speed wi-fi has made creating a “smart home” a cost-effective reality for many homeowners. In fact, purchasing a series of “smart” products can help you to save money on your monthly energy bills while allowing you to control your home - all from your wireless device.

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5 Ingredients to Help You Stay Healthy

As we move into the middle of February - anxiously waiting for the first days of Spring - we all know that drastic changes in weather can lead to days stuck in bed. This is the time of year when so many of us wind up stuck in bed fighting the inevitable cold or flu.

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Waterzooi – A Long Island Staple – Opens in Port Washington

Mention Waterzooi to a Long Islander, and people immediately comment about the amazing mussels at this Garden City Belgian Bistro & Oyster Bar. Some mention the Mussels Calabrian, some mention the Mussels Oreganato, & some simply rave about the eclectic variety served by this Long Island staple.

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5 Reasons Why January is a Great Time to Buy a Home

5 Reasons Why January is a Great Time to Buy a Home
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The start of a new year is not always associated with real estate. However, with the holiday season over and everybody re-establishing their regular routines, January is a great month to buy a house. Continue reading to see why January is a logical time to buy the home of your dreams!

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An Outdoor Shower: Heavenly!

One of my earliest memories of visiting my grandparents on Cape Cod is using an outdoor shower at a neighbor’s house before and after we went in the pool. To my 8-year-old self, Yarmouth Port, MA was heaven.My grandparents let me eat sugary cereal for breakfast, our days were filled with endless recreational activities, and I could take showers outside!

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5 Tips To Make Your BBQ A Hit!

With the 4th of July in the rear-view-mirror and the summer in full swing, we are now in prime BBQ season! There’s nothing better than inviting your close friends & family over for an outdoor meal and some drinks.

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How to Custom Build Your Dream Home: Know the Process!

I’ve been selling real estate on the North Shore of Long Island for nearly 50 years, and I’ve experienced it all! I’ve seen changes in interior-design trends, and communities have grown as developers bought land to accommodate growth & demand. And prices! Prices have certainly grown over this time. One constant, however, that I’ve seen in the real estate business is homebuyers always start their search with a list of “must-haves.”

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The Poll Brothers: Restauranteurs Serving the North Shore of Long Island

Living on the North Shore of Long Island provides easy access to a tremendous variety of highly rated and wildly popular restaurants. As a realtor with Richard B. Arnold Real Estate in Sea Cliff, I always reference the great restaurants we enjoy on the North Shore.

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