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Real Estate- Remember when?
Nov 14, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
In 1987 mortgage rates were 10.55% for 30 years  Prices of homes were way lower than today. The point is nothing stays the same. Prices go up and rates go up. That’s for sure. But how much longer d...
Free Home Evaluation November and December 2021
Nov 12, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 281 281 recommendations | email to a friend
Thinking of Selling your Home?  Now is the time while  Buyers are buying and getting 3.125% Mortgage rates. Do not wait till Spring when  most owners list their  properties. Avoid the competition. ...
Italian Charities of America held its 85th Annual Dinner Dance.
Nov 02, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 632 632 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens, New York  –  On October 24, 2021, Italian Charities of America held their 85th Annual Dinner Dance at the Roma View in Howard Beach, Queens. Italian Charities of America is a nonprofit orga...
What to look for when buying a home. Key important items.
Oct 23, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 554 554 recommendations | email to a friend
There is a reason for everything. Low price is nice, but does the area have top rated schools? What about shopping, drive up and down the area for a mile. No supermarkets, a big inconvenience. No n...
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Oct 23, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 544 544 recommendations | email to a friend
Still to Receive American Horticultural Society's Honor June 10 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Steven Still was "green" before green was cool. Nearly four decades ago, Still earned his doctorate at the Universi...
The number 1 Real Estate Broker to go to , Sept.22,2021
Sep 22, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
A Middle Village resident since 1965. Celebrating this month, 42 years in the Real Estate Business. Residential Sales, Mixed Use sales, and Commercial Sales.  To date Jim has completed over 4,000 w...
Some Real Estate Agents do not know how to sell Commercial Properties
Sep 21, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
You can’t just take a Commercial Listing and jump around because you got an exclusive listing. If you just let the owner dictate a price to you and you yes him to death and say just sign here, your...
Important info on closing costs when selling a home. Jim Turano
Sep 20, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 1290 1290 recommendations | email to a friend
So besides hearing from a sales agent how much commission, or length of time for them to get the exclusive from you, do they explain your closing costs to you? From 42 years ago until today, I alwa...
Hire the most experienced hands on Broker- Jim Turano
Sep 16, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 1153 1153 recommendations | email to a friend
Now celebrating his 42 year in the Real Estate Business. Over 4,000 written appraisals to date completed. Appeared in New York State Supreme Court as an expert witness in appraising. During Pandemi...
From the earliest I can remember, I’ve always loved music. Exclusive interview with songwriter, singer and entertainer Paul Loren
Sep 08, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 1487 1487 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Paul Loren is a singer, songwriter, producer, and consummate entertainer. A native New Yorker, Paul was raised on the rich legacy of soul, classic pop, and the G...

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Long overdue honor for Vietnam vets
In honor of Memorial Day, we revisited some undated photos we found in our archives. When we first ran them, we heard from two people who actually took part in the event. From John Rowan, national ...
Jun 01, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 583 583 recommendations | email to a friend
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When an endorsement isn’t really one
A few weeks back, we wrote about how ranked-choice voting has made campaign-season endorsements a little more complicated. Or maybe it makes them less complicated, depending on which side of the en...
May 26, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 577 577 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYC Transit head gets into mayoral race
The interim president of NYC Transit waded deep into the mayor’s race last week. Sarah Feinberg slammed Mayor Bill de Blasio for the uptick in violent subway crime, saying the incidents could have ...
May 19, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 624 624 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lander attack on speaker may have backfired
Councilman Brad Lander’s bid for city comptroller is looking increasingly more like a long shot. His chances took a big hit when City Council Speaker Corey Johnson decided to exit the mayor’s race ...
May 13, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 610 610 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why endorse one when you can back two?
A few weeks back, we wrote that endorsements would be hot commodities this election cycle with so many candidates running in local and citywide races. After all, there would only be so many major e...
May 04, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 651 651 recommendations | email to a friend
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Foldenauer has the luck of the draw
Candidates have always been concerned with where their names appear on the ballot. It’s always preferable to be in the first spot, as well as to have your name on there as many time as possible, wh...
Apr 27, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 618 618 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ballot not big enough for two GOP’ers
The Queens County Republican Party once enjoyed a fair amount of influence in Queens politics. While they never enjoyed the same support as the borough’s Democratic Party, the Queens GOP was still ...
Apr 20, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 620 620 recommendations | email to a friend
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Always a bridesmaid, never a bride!
Last week, we discussed how candidates are scrambling to pick up whatever endorsements they can before the Democratic Primary in June. We noted that with so many candidates running – there are hund...
Apr 14, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 600 600 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elections 2021: People Backing People
With the June primaries fast approaching, the political scene in New York City is heating up. And candidates are scrambling to secure as many endorsements as they can to prove to voters they are th...
Apr 07, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 505 505 recommendations | email to a friend
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Still no 'special' winner
It’s now been over a week since polls closed on February 23 in the special election for the southeast Queens City Council seat that was vacated by Donovan Richards when he was sworn in as Queens bo...
Mar 03, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 728 728 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Dems avoid choice for mayor
The Queens County Democratic Party last week announced their endorsements for the June primary, but decided not to back one of the many candidates running for mayor. The only citywide race the part...
Feb 24, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 808 808 recommendations | email to a friend
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We can't rank ranked-choice voting yet!
So how did ranked-choice voting fare in the first election to use it since voters adopted a referendum making it standard practice in elections for posts in city government? We’ll have to wait unti...
Feb 10, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 852 852 recommendations | email to a friend
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Snow way! Bad timing for a monster storm
As if voter turnout for Tuesday’s special election in northeast Queens to replace Rory Lancman on the City Council wasn’t already going to be low, the foot-plus of snow that fell the day before the...
Feb 02, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 850 850 recommendations | email to a friend
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Leaving Albany for Hollywood
Why was he wasting his talents in Albany for the last 12 years?! Michael DenDekker, who just lost his Assembly seat to Jessica Gonzalez-Rojas this year, sent out a press release announcing that now...
Jan 26, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 843 843 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dollar for dollar, or rather eight dollars for dollar
Since the start of the pandemic, a major concern is the budget shortfalls facing New York after the city effectively shut down. The mayor asked city agencies to find ways to cut corners, a large ro...
Jan 19, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 874 874 recommendations | email to a friend
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