Stephanie L. Solano's Westchester Real Estate Blog

By
Real Estate Agent - J. Philip Real Estate LLC Westchester County NY
Specializing in residential real estate sales in Westchester County, New York.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Mt. Vernon, NY Co-op Market First Quarter 2011 This is the market report for co-op apartments sold in Mt. Vernon for the first quarter of 2011. All information is sourced from the Empire Access Multiple Listing Service.  In the first quarter of 2011, there were 12 closings with a median sale pric...
06/03/2011
If you are thinking of selling your house, make sure you have all permits and certificates of occupancy (c/o) in place BEFORE listing your house for sale. You might have held off on getting that permit or c/o for fear that your real estate taxes will rise. Pay the fee now because you will be payi...
06/02/2011
Did you hear of the Utah man who found $45,000 in the attic of the home he just purchased? The previous owner, Arnold Bangerter, passed away and left the house to his children. Josh Ferrin, the new homeowner, found the money in a crawl space in the attic over the garage. He decided to give the mo...
05/22/2011
2 Comments
I was lucky enough for my husband to surprise me with a great meal at The Bedford Post Inn for our anniversary. They have 2 restaurants (The Farmhouse and The Barn) and an Inn with 8 rooms and a yoga studio. The grounds are beautiful and rustic with a gravel driveway, arbors, stonework and nice p...
05/20/2011
Farmers' Markets in Westchester County are getting ready to open for the season. If you like fresh veggies, fruit, poultry, baked goods, cheeses, fish and eggs see below for a farmer's market near you. Croton-on-Hudson Farmers' Market Municipal Lot on Municipal Pl. and Riverside Ave. ...
05/20/2011
We got married!!! I can't believe how fast these 4 years have flown by and how much fun we've had together. The ceremony was at Holy Family Church in New Rochelle. This is the same church where my parents got married back in 1971. The reception took place at Glen Island Harbour Club, also...
05/19/2011
It won't come as a surprise to you that one of the most important factors when looking for a home is the distance to and from work. Many Westchester residents work in New York City and take the Metro-North Railroad to New York City each day. The Metro-North Railroad is a subsidiary of the New...
05/07/2011
Port Chester, NY has Great New Restaurants Port Chester is really being put on the map as far as restaurants goes. You may have heard of celebrity chef Mario Batali and Joseph Bastianich opening up Tarry Lodge in the Fall of 2008. If you have not been there yet, I suggest going. I love a good thi...
05/06/2011
The other day I happened to find a neat little park. Scarborough Park in Briarcliff Manor sits nestled between the Scarborough Train Station and the Hudson River. Although this park has been around for 97 years it seems to be a little hidden treasure. With views of the Tappan Zee Bridge in the di...
05/04/2011
A very common question from home buyers is: "How good are the schools?" I can't tell you. Not because I don't know, but because it is against Fair Housing Laws for me to give my opinion. I can, however, give you resources for you to draw your own conclusions about the area or th...
05/03/2011
Rainer
59,906

Stephanie L. Solano

Licensed Real Estate Agent
Ask me a question
*
*
*
Spam prevention

Accessibility option: listen to a question and answer it!

To submit the form,
drag the cloud to the circle on the side.

Type below the answer to what you hear. Numbers or words, lowercase:

Additional Information