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Ask A Broker: What Does Days on Market Mean?

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I religiously analyze market statistics to understand the residential real estate business . By thoroughly understanding the stats and how they affect my buyers and sellers, I can effectively explain their options and empower them to comfortably make smart, informed decisions. Simple, right? Hardly…. This month, the most glaring statistic is average days-on-market. Shorter days-on-market [&hellip
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Keep Your Pet Smiling Bright

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Regular dental care is a crucial component to your animal’s health Tell the truth: When was the last time you gave any thought to your pet’s dental health? If it’s been a while—or maybe never—you’re not alone. Studies reveal that about two-thirds of pet owners do not provide the dental care recommended by their veterinarians. [&hellip
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OP-ED: Playground of The One Percent

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It’s a tragedy that Manhattan, with its long, rich history of cultural diversity, of open arms to the downtrodden of the world, has reached a point in its development whereby the inclusion of all the many classes who originally came here early on — and still try — is now gone but limited only to [&hellip
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OP-ED: A Third Way On Traffic

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I have been writing letters to city mayors going back to Giuliani saying the same exact thing — that there should be a third cycle in the traffic lights in which all traffic cars etc. are at a standstill and pedestrians can cross the street safely. The city traffic lights were, in fact, installed incorrectly [&hellip
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A Club-like Neighborhood Theater On The East Side

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59E59 Theaters offer an alternative to broadway By Valerie Gladstone Upper East Side Almost hidden on 59th Street between Park and Madison avenues, 59E59 Theaters might be overlooked but for the fact that since their founding in 2002 they have presented some of New York’s most engrossing new plays. The brainchild of their artistic director, [&hellip
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Helping Loved Ones with Dementia

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Tips for people caring for those with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia According to the Alzheimer’s Association, an estimated 5.4 million American’s suffer from Alzheimer’s or other dementias, which includes one in eight Americans over the age of 65 and nearly half of Americans over the age of 85. Home health aides can be [&hellip
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