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 […]

Homes for Sale in Newburgh NY – Homes for Sale in Hudson Valley NY

Homes for Sale in Newburgh NY – Homes for Sale in Hudson Valley NY

Just a quick Metro North ride from Grand Central Station in New York City to Beacon, NY and then a ferry or Uber ride across the river, and you are in Newburgh, NY! Some call it the new Hudson, and we call it the fresh, trendy and authentic Capital of the Hudson Valley Region. After a glorious and sometimes turbulent past, Newburgh has settled in hearts in minds of the diverse and entrepreneurial Millennial Generation with city’s historic charm, inspiring architecture and the whole River […]

How to Get the Best Price for Your Hudson Valley Home – Real Estate 101 with Dino Alexander

How to Get the Best Price for Your Hudson Valley Home – Real Estate 101 with Dino Alexander

If you want to get the best price for your house, you need to have a strategy in place. There are things that you should know – such as not listing the price too high or too low. How to Get the Best Price for Your Hudson Valley Home – Real Estate 101 with Dino Alexander If you are already working with one of the best real estate agents in the Hudson Valley, then they will already know the strategy to use for selling your […]

Homes for Sale in Kingston, NY – Upstate New York Homes for Sale

Homes for Sale in Kingston, NY – Upstate New York Homes for Sale

Ah, Kingston, a charming historic city, right between NYC – the capital of the World, and Albany – the new Capital of New York State. Former glory of New York’s First Capital City is seen on almost every corner of Kingston’s Stockade District with inspiring architecture, historic churches and many small restaurants and shops entertaining residents and visitors all-year-round. If you are on a mission and looking for homes for sale in Kingston, make sure to come visit and explore the area first. Stop by […]

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 […]

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Homes for Sale in Beacon NY – Hudson Valley Homes for Sale

Beacon, NY or beacon of hope? It certainly is a beacon of hope if you are thinking about leaving the big city (NYC for example) and allowing yourself to start enjoying the real life away from the hustle and bustle and all the stress and crowds that come with the big city living. Beacon, NY has it all – a quick commute (by New York City standards) to Grand Central Station via Metro North, and the authentic Hudson Valley Lifestyle with all the organic and […]

Selling Your Home in Hudson Valley? Be Ready to Answer These Questions – Real Estate 101 with Dino Alexander

Selling Your Home in Hudson Valley? Be Ready to Answer These Questions – Real Estate 101 with Dino Alexander

With any type of home sale, potential buyers will always have questions they want to ask. If you’re represented by one of the best real estate agents in Hudson Valley, he or she usually knows ahead of time the kinds of questions that’ll be asked because they’ve heard most of them in the course of their career. But there are many common questions asked and it will be helpful for you to know the answer to them. Potential buyers usually ask how much you pay for […]

Homes for Sale in Marlboro, NY – Homes for Sale in Upstate, NY

Homes for Sale in Marlboro, NY – Homes for Sale in Upstate, NY

Marlboro is the cute little town on the west banks of the Hudson River about an hour drive north from New York City. The historic Marlboro Village welcomes guests and residents with a number authentic food and entertainment establishments including world-famous Falcon Music Venue, Bar and Restaurant, and Raccoon Saloon overlooking picturesque Marlboro Falls waterfalls on the Lattintown creek. Other notable things to do and explore in Marlboro, NY include 15 wineries on the Shawangunk Wine Trail (Benmarl Winery and Vineyard is one of our […]

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 […]

Homes for Sale in Washingtonville, NY (Orange County) – Homes for Sale in Hudson Valley

Homes for Sale in Washingtonville, NY (Orange County) – Homes for Sale in Hudson Valley

Washingtonville is beautiful little village in the Town of Blooming Grove, Orange County, New York. Some call it one of the best places to live in New York, and surely there is a reason why! The village is surrounded by picturesque Hudson Valley farms, wineries and orchards and there is absolutely no shortage of things to explore and enjoy all-year-round. Washingtonville is home of the World-Famous Brotherhood Winery – America’s Oldest Winery, and a village where a slice of pizza from F&J Pizzeria (owned and […]

Homes for Sale in Saugerties, NY – Upstate Homes for Sale

Homes for Sale in Saugerties, NY – Upstate Homes for Sale

Saugerties is a charming small town in Ulster County, New York, just minutes away from Kingston – New York’s first capital. Things to do in Saugerties, NY include limitless opportunities for hiking and exploring surrounding nature (make sure to visit Saugerties Lighthouse for a quick instagram pic), and a huge variety of delicious options of local food scene like farm-to-table Miss Lucy’s Kitchen on Partition Street. Homes for Sale in Saugerties, NY – Upstate Homes for Sale

Homes for Sale in Poughkeepsie – Homes for Sale in Hudson Valley, NY – Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Agents in Hudson Valley

Homes for Sale in Poughkeepsie NY – Upstate Homes for Sale

Both the Town and City of Poughkeepsie have a lot to offer to its residents and guests all-year-round. It is home to renown Walkway over the Hudson where you can literally casually stroll over the Hudson River as the name states, and a whole array of trendy yet authentic Hudson Valley Style enterprises like Zeus Brewing where you can try delicious crafts beers, and next-door FitSocial Studio where you can burn those beer calories right away, all conveniently located on Main Street. New Listings – […]

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 […]

Hudson Valley Farm and Estates for Sale – Farmhouse for Sale in Hudson Valley, NY

Hudson Valley Farmhouses for Sale – Upstate, NY Farmhouse for Sale

In just a few recent years Hudson Valley has become one of the top destinations for real estate investors from all around the World. People are flocking to enjoy the opulent lifestyle that Hudson Valley has to offer and the real estate investment opportunities that come with it, whether they’re attracted by its antique farmhouses and breathtaking views, or newer developments yet so close to the New York City. Hudson Valley’s luxury real estate really offers you the best of both worlds – acres of […]

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 […]

Starting Out in the Home Buying Process – Real Estate 101 with Dino Alexander

Starting Out in the Home Buying Process – Real Estate 101 with Dino Alexander

Many people dream of owning their own home. However, it can easily turn into a nightmare if a first-time buyer/couple is not prepared. There’s a steep learning curve in terms of everything that needs to be done and what paperwork will be required. Getting the right mortgage will also be one of the most important financial decisions you will ever make in your life. Starting Out in the Home Buying Process – Real Estate 101 with Dino Alexander, CEO & Principal Broker, Alexander Maxwell Realty Start from […]

What You Should Know About the Real Estate Appraisal Process by Dino Alexander, CEO and Principal Broker, Alexander Maxwell Realty

What You Should Know About the Real Estate Appraisal Process

A good real estate agent can help walk you through the appraisal process, but you can also go through it on your own if you plan to sell your home yourself. The cost of a typical home appraisal will depend on the state that you live in. In some areas, an appraisal is more expensive than in other areas. An appraisal is done by a licensed professional. While some homeowners do hire an appraiser at times other than when buying or selling a home, it’s […]

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Hudson Valley Homes for Sale, Under $100000

Looking to buy, flip and Airbnb that picturesque fixer-upper in the beautiful Hudson Valley? We’ve got you covered! Here are the newest and freshest Hudson Valley Homes for Sale, under $100,000. Though be aware that most likely these homes are not in a livable condition and you’d have to buy them either cash or with a rehab loan. If you are still not sure what all of that means, call Alexander Maxwell Realty at 845-518-2750 or reach out to one of our best real estate […]

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2021 Listings – Fresh New Homes for Sale in Hudson Valley, NY

Spring is just around the corner, if you put an offer on a home today. Check out all the fresh new listings in Hudson Valley’s Dutchess, Orange and Ulster Counties. There has never been a better time to make Hudson valley Your home, so don’t hesitate to reach out to us at 845-518-2750 or start working with one of our amazing agents: https://almaxrealty.com/about/

Millennials: The Balancing Act of Working from Home - New Book Announcement by Maxwell L. Alexander, CMO Almax Realty

Millennials: The Balancing Act of Working from Home – New Book Announcement

I’ve heard people say that the main reason that they want to work at home is because they can work only when they want to work. It IS true that you can set your own work hours when you work at home but it does NOT mean that you don’t have to have set work hours. A ‘hit or miss’ work schedule…or rather, the lack of any work schedule at all, simply will not work. Time is of the Essence! YOUR time! Working at Home? […]

Thinking About Buying a Home in Hudson Valley? Here is a Quick Explanation of the Mortgage Concept by Dino Alexander

Thinking About Buying a Home in Hudson Valley? Here is a Quick Explanation of the Mortgage Concept

Real estate loan is what a lot of people use to buy their home. Real estate loans have been instrumental in bringing joy to people by making that unaffordable house affordable. Some real estate investors too make use of real estate loans for buying properties. However, real estate loan is not free money and anyone who buys real estate or plans to buy real estate using real estate loan must understand the concept of real estate loan very clearly. Thinking About Buying a Home? Here […]