Naomi Harris, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Home Staging Expert – Almax Realty – The Best Real Estate Agents in Hudson Valley

Home Staging 101 with Hudson Valley Realtor Naomi Harris

In a strictly rational world, buying a home would be largely an economic decision. Home buyers would weigh the properties carefully, comparing factors like appreciation potential, relative value and quality of life. But in the real world, the home buying experience is quite different. Staging a House for Sale? Here are Top 10 Home Staging Tips by Naomi Harris, Realtor, Home Staging Expert, NYS Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Agents in Hudson Valley In the real world, home buyers shop with […]

Xiomara Marrero, Realtor, Home Decor and Staging Expert, Residential and Commercial Real Estate – Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Agents in Hudson Valley

Welcome to the Team, Xiomara Marrero! Alexander Maxwell Realty – The Best Real Estate Agents in Hudson Valley

Hello Everyone! Feel free to call me Mara 🙂 Xiomara Marrero, Realtor, Home Decor and Staging Expert, Residential and Commercial Real Estate – Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Agents in Hudson Valley I am thrilled to join the Alexander Maxwell Realty team and looking forward to an amazing collaboration with everyone here. I am bringing a wealth of experience in property management, vacation rentals and commercial real estate with me and looking forward to share my expertise with my clients while helping them […]

Home For Sale: 6 Arbor Ct, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

Home for Sale in Poughkeepsie NY – Hudson Valley Home for Sale

Meticulously appointed and maintained are words that accurately describe the care that has gone into the development and execution of creating this fabulous property.  The living area has plenty of room, and rooms, to enjoy family and friends or solitude even with a full house.  The rooms that aren’t “lived in” show the care given to space, plenty of it; in the closets, storage areas, laundry room, and garage.  The 384sq.ft. the deck faces the serene sight and sounds of a stone waterfall and the […]

Hudson Valley Style Living with Realtor Naomi Harris – 5 Things to Do Before Starting A Kitchen Design Project – Photography by Maxwell Alexander – Farmhouse Kitchen Design Project by Duncan Avenue Studios

Hudson Valley Style Living with Naomi Harris – 5 Things to Do Before Starting A Kitchen Design Project

In deciding on what to do in hiring a kitchen designer a well thought out plan is necessary for any kitchen design project to be successful. A good kitchen designer should be able to work with you to create the design that will both fit your desires and needs and that squares with your budget. 5 Things to Do Before Starting A Kitchen Design Project – by Naomi Harris, Contributing Editor, Hudson Valley Style Magazine 1. How Much Are You Willing To Spend? Level with […]

Naomi Harris – Welcome to the Almax Realty – The Best Real Estate Team in the Hudson Valley

Naomi Harris – Welcome to Alexander Maxwell Realty – The Best Real Estate Team in the Hudson Valley

A life-long Kingston native, Naomi has witnessed the tremendous growth that has transformed the area into becoming one of Upstate NY’s most sought after destinations. Prior to getting into real estate, Naomi enjoyed 8+ years in the fitness industry after earning a degree in Sports Medicine (ACSM), including owning her own Studio in Kingston, NY. She also later attended Gemological Institute of America in New York City and worked in Fine Jewelry for several years. Today Naomi is Lifestyle & Fitness Editor at the Hudson […]

Farmhouse Style – Interior Design and Home Decorating Tips – by Designer Maxwell Alexander

Farmhouse Style – Interior Design and Home Decorating Tips – by Designer Maxwell Alexander

When choosing a theme or style for decorating your home, there are many to choose from. One of the most popular decorating themes today is farmhouse style home decorating. Perhaps it is the most popular because it provides an inviting atmosphere and overall friendly feeling. Farmhouse style home decorating, because of its warm environment, is enjoyed by the people who live there as well as all those who visit. Farmhouse Style – Interior Design and Home Decorating Tips – by Designer Maxwell Alexander As with […]

Reimagine Your Workspace – 5 Secrets of Productivity and Feng Shui – with Designer Maxwell Alexander

Reimagine Your Workspace – 5 Secrets of Productivity and Feng Shui – with Designer Maxwell Alexander

Just a few months ago we featured Villa 9W – one of the Duncan Avenue Design Studio projects and analyzed it from the Feng Shui perspective. I like using Feng Shui concepts to make overly complicated scientific ideas more relatable and down-to-earth. It is fascinating how our knowledge of home design circled back thousands of years just to see that we’ve had it all figured out! Well, another thing just happened: the new generation of the workforce (Millennials) is in! They are very serious about health & wellness and […]

5 Essential Steps to Choosing Wall Art – with Designer Maxwell L. Alexander

5 Essential Steps to Choosing Wall Art – Interior Design Tips by Maxwell Alexander

A blank wall can be dead space, especially if you’re not going for a minimalist style. You might want your home to look homey and vibrant, and you might have already decided that the blank wall needs to be filled with some kind of art. But how do you choose the piece? Here are five steps that should be in your decision-making process. 5 Essential Steps to Choosing Wall Art – with Designer Maxwell L. Alexander Measure the Space One of the most essential parts of […]

Choosing Home Decor for Your Hudson Valley Lodge or Cabin With a Rustic Theme

Choosing Home Decor for Your Hudson Valley Lodge or Cabin With a Rustic Theme

If you own a hunting lodge in the Hudson Valley, or just a country lodge or cabin retreat to get away from the daily stress of New York City life, then you have an opportunity to create an ambience totally different from your main city or town home. You can use a variety of appropriately designed and themed décor to create an atmosphere that is not only in keeping with your rustic home from home, but quite in contrast to that which you might normally […]

Five Elements of Interior Design – by Maxwell Alexander

Five Elements of Interior Design – by Maxwell Alexander

Whether you are working with existing furnishings and fabrics or “starting from scratch” with an empty room, you should always use the elements and principles of design as a guide in choosing everything. The elements are your tools or raw materials, much like paints are the basics to a painter. The elements of design include space, line, form, color, and texture. The principles of design relate to how you use these elements and are balance, emphasis, rhythm, proportion and scale, and harmony and unity. Element […]

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How to Take Pictures of Your Freshly Staged Home – Real Estate Photography Tips by Photographer Maxwell Alexander

Once you have your home staged, you’re going to want to have professional photos taken. This will range in price and some can be expensive – but what you pay out in good quality photos, you will reap by having your home sell quickly. If you don’t want to hire a professional photographer or working with the best real estate photographer in Hudson Valley is just not in the budget, then you can do it yourself with a little bit of creativity and research. You […]

Decorating the Interior of your Home - Tips and Ideas by Realtor Jessica Hill

Decorating the Interior of your Home – Tips and Ideas by Realtor Jessica Hill

Is it time again to consider decorating the interior of your home? Are you enthused about this possibility or are you frustrated? Does the thought decorating the interior or your home make you want to skip town or does it make you anxious and excited? There are certainly mixed feelings when it comes to decorating the interior of homes. Not everyone is creative or skilled. They might assume they are incapable of interior decorating. Some people simply do not like this sort of project. Then […]

The Valley of Gold – Explore New Wall Art Collection by Maxwell L. Alexander

The Valley of Gold – Explore New Wall Art Collection by Maxwell L. Alexander

Winter Holidays is the most Magical Season of the Year. In The Valley of Gold Holiday Fine Art Canvas Prints Collection, Photographer Maxwell Alexander catches the beauty of holiday lights reflecting in vibrant holiday decor around the Hudson Valley. Wether it’s ornaments on the Christmas Tree or sparkling bokeh lights on the golden jewelry – authentic Holiday Magic is in the every piece of this collection. The Valley of Gold – Explore New Wall Art Collection by Photographer Maxwell L. Alexander And while you are doing your […]

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5 Essential Steps to Choosing Wall Art – Interior Design Tips by Maxwell Alexander

A blank wall can be dead space, especially if you’re not going for a minimalist style. You might want your home to look homey and vibrant, and you might have already decided that the blank wall needs to be filled with some kind of art. But how do you choose the piece? Here are five steps that should be in your decision-making process. Measure the Space One of the most essential parts of choosing the wall art that will look great is finding pieces that […]

How to Make Your Hudson Valley Rental Feel Like Home by Jessica Hill Photography by Maxwell Alexander

How to Make Your Hudson Valley Rental Feel Like Home by Jessica Hill

According to Statista.com, “The share of Americans who rent their home is 27%, the share of non-homeowners who can’t afford to buy a home is 43%, the share of renters living in single-family homes in the US is 42%, and the share of renters under 30 years old in the US is 49%.” How to Make Your Hudson Valley Rental Feel Like Home by Jessica Hill Photography by Maxwell Alexander Maybe you are a new renter or someone who has been renting for a while […]

5 Reasons Why It's Time to Sell Your Hudson Valley Rental Property

5 Reasons Why It’s Time to Sell Your Hudson Valley Rental Property

Owning rental property offers a wide range of benefits and is an excellent source of steady cash flow for many people. However, you may want to consider selling your rental property due to a variety of reasons. Discussing all of your options with a financial advisor can help you make the best decision for your situation.  5 Reasons Why It’s Time to Sell Your Hudson Valley Rental Property by Licensed Real Estate Broker Dino Alexander, CEO, Alexander Maxwell Realty Here are five of the most […]

How to Ensure Your Home’s Showing Is a Success

How to Ensure Your Home’s Showing Is a Success

The purpose of showing your home is to hook a buyer. You want the buyers to come through your house and be impressed – so impressed in fact, that they’re ready to make an offer. How to Ensure Your Home’s Showing Is a Success by Dino Alexander, CEO & Principal Broker, Alexander Maxwell Realty You’ll have one chance to make a first impression on the potential buyers and you want to make it count. Focusing on the outside is the first tip. Make sure that […]

Jessica Hill, Realtor, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Almax Realty, Hudson Valley

Home Staging 101 with Realtor Jessica Hill

Some Hudson Valley homes sit on the market for days, some for weeks, and some for a few months or even years in a not-so-good scenario. If you’re like most homeowners, you’re hoping that you’ll land a contract quickly because holding costs, maintenance, and taxes are adding up, especially in New York state. How Home Staging Can Improve Your Home Selling Process – Home Staging 101 with Realtor Jessica Hill There is a way that you can make that happen so that your home moves […]

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5 Tips to Ensure Your Home’s Showing Is a Success

The purpose of showing your home is to hook a buyer. You want the buyers to come through your house and be impressed – so impressed in fact, that they’re ready to make an offer. You’ll have one chance to make a first impression on the potential buyers and you want to make it count. Focusing on the outside is the first tip. Make sure that you don’t neglect the outside of your home. 5 Tips to Ensure Your Home’s Showing Is a Success by […]

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4 Home-Selling Ideas That You May Be Overlooking

Selling your home can take a fair deal of work. Some of the things that you need to do tend to be clear enough — you need to find a real estate agent, for instance, and tell everyone you know that your home is for sale. Other parts of the home selling process may be less obvious, however. It’s important to make sure that you don’t overlook them. What follows are five ideas for things that you should do to attract the attention of buyers […]

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Common Mistakes People Make When Trying to Sell Their Home in the Hudson Valley

Selling a home in the Hudson Valley can be exciting and frustrating all at the same time. Of course, you’ll increase your excitement and lessen your frustration if you sell your house quickly and efficiently. But to sell your house fast, you’re going to need to make sure you’re not making any mistakes that could lead to buyers passing over your home. If it is your first time selling a house, consider these common mistakes that sellers make prior to putting their home on the […]