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Rivertowns Real Estate Markets Clouded by Tax Uncertainties

by Barrett Seaman –   Francis and Erika O’Shea moved to Irvington four years ago, buying their house on Home Place off Main Street for its charm, its proximity to Metro North and for Irvington’s schools, where they planned to send their two children. Their rea... More »

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Pocantico Hills Residents Try to Save an Historic Home

by Elaine Marranzano –  Just a few weeks ago, Scott Graves and his family of five downsized from a big, five-bedroom apartment in Brooklyn to a historic house in Pocantico Hills that’s half the size. Homes in the hamlet rarely come on the market, so in becomin... More »

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Greystone on Hudson: An Exception to the Rule?

by Barrett Seaman – Andy Todd walks briskly up the unfinished front steps, made of Belgian Bluestone that costs $40-per-square-foot, through a foyer that could easily accommodate a medium-sized diplomatic reception and past a not-quite-finished kitchen destine... More »

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Ellman-Raiselis Passive House Residence in Tarrytown

Several years ago, when her sons went off to college, Tarrytown Planning Board member, architect, and passionate environmentalist, Joan Raiselis, decided that reducing the family’s environmental footprint was her paramount ambition. She and her husband, Fred E... More »

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Third Public Workshop Set for Tarrytown’s Comprehensive Plan

by Robert Kimmel –  With the completion of Tarrytown’s new Comprehensive Plan expected by May, the village is providing another opportunity for residents to offer their input toward its advancement. The Plan’s consulting team has scheduled its third Public Wor... More »

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Edge-On-Hudson Progresses Toward Phase-One Construction

by Robert Kimmel – Naming a road “Legend Drive” is surely an appropriate action for the Village of Sleepy Hollow. As the major mixed-use development Edge-on-Hudson progresses, that is the name given recently to the first street completed on the 67-acre complex... More »

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Tax Reprieve Insignificant for Westchester Homeowners

by Barrett Seaman – However else they might feel about the recently enacted federal tax package, homeowners in Westchester County, where property taxes are the highest in the nation, are decidedly unhappy about the law’s sharp curtailment of the deduction for ... More »

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Greenburgh Assessor Tells Realtors Property Taxes Are Still Going Up

by Barrett Seaman –  Whenever Greenburgh Town Assessor Edye McCarthy calls a meeting for area realtors, they come—but not without a good deal of trepidation. The 2015-16 town-wide reassessment of property values sent a shock wave through the system that is sti... More »