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Having Your Home Professionally Photographed? What to Do Before the Photographer Arrives

by Maxwell Alexander, Marketing and Creative Director, Alexander Maxwell Realty The real estate market in the Hudson Valley and around the Globe has been changing rapidly, and that has created some challenges for home sellers. It was not that long ago that searching for a home meant driving from New York City all the way to beautiful Hudson Valley neighborhoods, picking up flyers and sales packets and maybe stumbling upon an open house or two. In the 21st century, home searches are more likely to start […]

Hudson Valley Aerial Photography

Hudson Valley Aerial Photography by Duncan Avenue Photography Studio

Hudson Valley Homes and Estates really do have a lot of character, not to mention that the architecture, landscaping and nature setting is truly stunning. With the backdrop of the Hudson Valley, it is a prime location for aerial drone photography. With years of experience, it is safe to say that we work diligently to make sure that our clients get the result they want out of their aerial photography and this is especially the case if they are trying to sell or market their […]

Kitchen Renovation - Industrial Style Kitchen - Duncan Avenue Design Studio - Hudson Valley - New York

Sold: Chic and Modern Hudson Valley Style Farmhouse

Walnut Street (New Windsor, NY) Design & Renovation Project by Duncan Avenue Design Studio By Maxwell Alexander, Director of Marketing, Alexander Maxwell Realty This Kitchen really worth its own cooking TV Show! The kitchen is the heart of any home and this particular kitchen is 16 ft. long and is a perfect playground for a seasoned cook or aspiring cooking TV show host. It’s not just the size of the kitchen, but also the amazing contemporary features that are also spectacular. Hudson Valley Style Farmhouse […]

It's time to Reimagine Your Workspace – 5 Secrets of Productivity and Feng Shui from the Hudson Valley Style Magazine

It’s time to Reimagine Your Workspace – 5 Secrets of Productivity and Feng Shui from the Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Reimagine Your Workspace – 5 Secrets of Productivity and Feng Shui by Hudson Valley Style Magazine Editor, Designer Maxwell Alexander Designer Maxwell Alexander / Editor in Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine 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 […]

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Selling Your Home? Why Hiring a Realtor Should Be Your First Move

Selling Your Home? Why Hiring a Realtor Should Be Your First Move by Dino Alexander, NYS Licensed Real Estate Broker, Principal Broker — Alexander Maxwell Realty Dino Alexander, NYS Licensed Real Estate Broker Today’s online world means it’s easier than ever to list your home yourself. At first, this may seem like a great idea. You’ll save on real estate agent commissions, and you’ll have complete control over the whole selling process. However, this isn’t the whole story. Going it alone means you’ll miss out on the invaluable knowledge and […]

Alexander Maxwell Realty - Luxury Real Estate in Hudson Valley

SOLD: VILLA 9W – Luxury Hudson Valley Style Villa in Balmville

Welcome to the magnificent Hudson Valley Villa located just minutes away from World-Class Travel Destinations such as Dia: Beacon, West Point, Storm King Art Museum, Newburgh Riverfront Fine Dining, Shawangunk Wine Trail, Farm Trail and much more. This designer home is an ideal commuter location with close proximity to I-87, I-84, Route 9W, Newburgh-Beacon Bridge and Metro-North train station and just 50 minutes away from NYC. Unique architecture, award-nominated interior design and unprecedented functionality & comfort make this luxury villa a true gem in the […]

Real estate insight: Green home improvements boost value, shorten sale time

Going green a smart real estate strategy that adds value

Real estate insight: Green home improvements boost value, shorten sale time (BPT) – Are you thinking of selling your house and want to know some of the best ways to boost your home’s value, demand top dollar and potentially inspire a bidding war? Whether you’re selling in a few months or a few years, there is one strategy that gets noticed in real estate markets across the United States: green home improvements. Green homes can sell faster and for more money than comparable houses without […]

Tips for embracing the benefits of natural light

Tips for embracing the benefits of natural light

(BPT) – With daylight saving time in full effect, sunlight can be harder to come by. According to a recent study by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), humans spend an average of 90 percent of their days indoors, so savoring every opportunity for natural sunlight is more important than ever, especially during winter months. However, more time spent indoors and longer nighttime hours can mean fewer opportunities to soak up the benefits of natural light. But did you know that you can enjoy all the […]

Duncan Avenue Design Studio - Real Estate Design & Construction Services in Hudson Valley

Duncan Avenue Design Studio – Real Estate Design & Construction Services in Hudson Valley

Real Estate Design & Construction Services in Hudson Valley When looking to sell your home, you want to make sure that it is as well-designed and well-decorated as it can be. A home, after all, is mainly just space; it’s often the furnishings and the décor that really “sell it” to potential buyers. Professional real estate renovations and design services can leave you with a  property which is chic, modern, and competitive on the real estate market in Hudson Valley. When you’re looking for real […]

Duncan Avenue Home Staging Infographic

Why it is a great idea to stage your Hudson Valley house before selling it

Want to sell your home quickly and for top dollar?  Staging can help.  Staging is presenting your home in its best and most appealing light to the majority of home-buyers. In theory, staging isn’t hard or costly, but in reality, many homeowners find it difficult because it’s often hard to see something objectively when we love it. An easy way to see effectively staged homes is to visit decorated models.  Decorating a model is expensive, but builders are willing to invest the cost because they […]

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Having Your Home Professionally Photographed? What to Do Before the Photographer Arrives

Having Your Home Professionally Photographed? What to Do Before the Photographer Arrives. by Maxwell Alexander, President, Chief Design Officer, Duncan Avenue Group The real estate market in the Hudson Valley and around the Globe has been changing rapidly, and that has created some challenges for home sellers. It was not that long ago that searching for a home meant driving from New York City all the way to beautiful Hudson Valley neighborhoods, picking up flyers and sales packets and maybe stumbling upon an open house […]

Alexander Maxwell Realty: 5 top trends for your kitchen in 2018

Alexander Maxwell Realty: 5 top trends for your kitchen in 2018

(BPT) – It’s your home’s focal point. The site of some of your best moments and the base of operations for entertaining — it’s your kitchen, and no room in your home is more valuable. A magnificent kitchen defines a home, and bringing your kitchen to this level means capitalizing on today’s top trends. Many of the trends that will define kitchens for the year appear first at KBIS, the kitchen and bath industry convention held every year in January. More than 600 brands attended […]

Hudson Valley Aerial Photography by DA SKY

Alexander Maxwell Realty: Rent vs. own: Which is right for you?

(BPT) – If you’re thinking of buying your first home, you’ve probably wrestled with the decision to rent or own your home — and for good reason. Owning a home is a big commitment. With it comes a lot of responsibility and a long-term financial relationship. But which is right for you? To answer that, let’s lean into the facts. The improving housing market Good news! Since the depths of the recession, the housing market has made a heroic comeback. That can be attributed to […]

Hudson Valley Aerial Photography by DA SKY

Alexander Maxwell Realty: How you can improve your FICO Score.

(BPT) – Anyone who has tried to borrow money to purchase a car, buy a home or open a revolving line of credit may be familiar with the term FICO Score. Most lenders use this scoring model, which essentially determines a person’s creditworthiness. “The FICO Score may seem like a big, daunting mystery, especially since your score can have a huge impact on your ability to borrow money at a competitive rate,” said Jim Johnston, of Colorado-based Bellco Credit Union. “The truth is, however, you […]

Alexander Maxwell Realty / Hudson Valley Luxury Real Estate

Welcome to Alexander Maxwell Realty

[ EXCLUSIVITY ] Your Property is one-of-a-kind and it will join a highly curated club for those who enjoy finer things in life. Ascend above the crowd. [ PRESTIGE ] Style, Design, and Intelligence speak volumes for those who understand. We fly with eagles, so should your Marketing Strategy. [ STRATEGY ] Our Strategic Marketing Approach based on detailed analysis of market trends, target audience, and property-specific features. Dino Alexander, Principal Broker, Alexander Maxwell Realty When you choose Alexander Maxwell Realty you choose a company which helps […]