The holiday are upon us – the running, rushing, cooking, preparing, all adding to the daily grind can stress out anyone – but fear not North Westchester! Armonk has many healthy resources to make sure your mind, body and soul can stay on track. Below are some of my favorite places in Armonk that … Continue reading Armonk – Healthy Happy Hamlet
Goldens Bridge is not your typical suburb. While it’s very close to Interstate 684, making it an easy commute to southern Westchester, Connecticut or the Metro-North, this 2.6 square mile hamlet of Lewisboro is packed with rolling hills and densely wooded areas. What started as a major dairy stop during the mid-19th century, Goldens Bridge … Continue reading Goldens Bridge: Suburb with Room and a View
Most people have heard of Chappaqua; between the Clintons relocating there, serving as a location for several high-profit movies such as “Falling in Love” and being the place that everyone wants to live in, one has to ask, “What IS this Chappaqua place all about?” The village with Native American Roots, meaning, “The Rustling Land”, was settled in … Continue reading Chappaqua: The Busy Village with a lot to offer
It’s a rare opportunnity to own a home with a pool and a tennis court on two flat acres within the Byram Hills School District in Armonk, NY. Located on the Greenwich, CT border in Armonk, your own private country club and retreat awaits. This residence is immersed in serene beauty on 2 park like acres. … Continue reading Tennis Anyone? Armonk Home with Pool & Tennis on the Greenwich border
Westchester Real Estate Buying Trends 2015
- Millenials (described as those born between early 1980’s & mid 1990’s) will be the largest component of homebuyers in 2015.
- Millenials are trending as more interested in convenience of living (distance to work/highway/train/restaurants/shops) than living space.
- Buyers in 2014 have shown that they are willing to pay top dollar for new construction and/or renovated move-in quality. I see this as a continuing trend in 2015. Sellers need to be strategic with their agents in how to market and properly represent those homes that have not been renovated.
- With the economy on the rise, we are happy to see that the return of the 2nd home market. Buyers are looking towards buying a weekend home in the Northern Westchester communities of Armonk, Chappaqua, Bedford, Katonah & Pound Ridge for weekend relaxation.
According to Houlihan Lawrence’s President/CEO and Managing Principal, Stephen & Chris Meyers, they see the following Westchester County real estate selling trends for 2015: Continue reading “Armonk, Bedford, Chappaqua, Real Estate & more … Westchester Real Estate Buying Trends 2015”