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A Great Time to Refinance May Soon Fade

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Mortgage rates are still at historic lows, but they have started to creep up in the last few months. With most industry observers predicting higher rates in the next year, this might be one of your last chances to refinance your high interest rate loan and save thousands every year. Rand Mortage is also offering a special refinance offer. Call or email dean.curtis@randmortgage.com for more information and to save $1,000 in costs associated with a refinance. The offer code is QMR4-12. The offer expires 4/30/12 at 5 PM. https://secure.web-loans.com/loancenter-apply-default.aspx?bem=&t=2%2f17%2f2012+12%3a12%3a34+PM

81 Homes For Sale In Irvington NY

Irvington Real EstateThere are currently a total of 81 residential properties for sale in the MLS in Irvington. They range from Nuits, an estate property, built in 1853 and widely regarded in the architectural community today as the finest example of Italianate residential architecture in the United States, currently on the market for $11,750,000 http://goo.gl/kzOcx to the other end of the price point, the least expensive co-op in Irvington, a 2 bedroom unit for sale at $135,000 http://goo.gl/yZXqE And everything in between. Interest rates are probably as low as they are ever going to get and are certainly the lowest they have been in the past 50 years. While some pundits would have you believe prices might go down further, just as many believe we have reached the bottom of the market and prices are going up. Irregardless, on every front, this is probably the best time to buy real estate anyone has seen in the past 25 years.
If you would like to see any of these properties or any other properties in the Rivertowns area please call me at 914-960-3837 or email me.
See all 81 properties online at: http://www.randrealty.com/agent/652/Scott-Rosasco/Search/1685434/Irvington/

Rivertowns Resident NYC Commuter Parking Fees

Dobbs Ferry Train Parking
Village Links Updated June 2018

Dobbs Ferry’s decision to raise train station commuter parking fees this year by $35.00, to $375.00 for residents, invites the question of what other river village residents currently pay and what potential new residents of these villages can expect to pay in 2012.
It should be noted that interested residents of the village of Ardsley, which is bereft of its own train station, pay $1,015.00 for a non-resident parking permit to the village of Dobbs Ferry.

Ardsley-on-Hudson: $531.00 thru 2015.
http://www.irvingtonny.gov/DocumentView.aspx?DID=13

Dobbs Ferry: $375.00 2012 Commuter Parking Permits for Residents go on sale Saturday, February 11th 9:00 a.m. at Village Hall, 112 Main Street.
Please bring your License & Registration and a Check or Money Order (No Cash) made payable to “Village of Dobbs Ferry”. www.dobbsferry.com

Hastings-on-Hudson: $440.00 There are quite a few parking options available for residents who wish to park at or nearby the Hastings-on-Hudson train station:
1. Zinsser Resident Parking Lot across the street from the train station cost is $440.00 per year. Currently, there is a waiting list for permits in the lot for 2012.
2. A Resident Parking Sticker (available through the Police Department) for $10.00 which allows parking at metered spaces in the Zinsser Lot and/or the small parking lot located next to Maud’s Tavern. When parking in a metered space with a resident parking sticker it is still necessary to pay the meter. The meters in both of those lots are 12-hour meters and cost $1.50 for those 12 hours.
3. $4.00 per day parking spaces located in the last 25 spaces on the right side of River Street closest to Harvest-on-Hudson Restaurant.
4. Annual Parking Permit in the River Street non-resident parking lot, which has direct access to southbound train platform. The cost is $440.00 per year. Currently, there is a waiting list for permits in the River Street parking lot for 2012.
https://www.hastingsgov.org/village-clerk/pages/parking-faq

Irvington: $548.89 Run by the Metropolitan Transit Authority.
http://www.rrparking.com/parking_lots/12

Sleepy Hollow: $300.00 per year.
http://www.sleepyhollowny.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=68&Itemid=193

Tarrytown: $275.00 per full year. Prorated by month.
http://www.tarrytowngov.com/village-parking/urgent-alerts/2018-2019-commuter-parking-permit-applications

A Beautiful New Paneled Entryway

Entryway RenovationThe entryway is a great candidate for a new year spruce up. As the first space to be seen when walking into a house, the entryway sets a tone for the rest of the house. Unfortunately, it’s a place where shoes, clothes, packages, and mail tend to build up. However, according to Jami Nato, some planning, a weekend’s worth of time and about $85 can fix all of that.
This recently plain entryway was revamped into something quite spectacular. Using a bunch of 1×6 and 1×3 boards and some well-placed hooks, this built-in panel effect was created. Backpacks, hats, scarves and jackets now all will have a home. One great element is the picture ledge on top. It’s a great place to place children’s artwork.
Read the Full Article With Complete Photo Instructions At: http://thenatos.blogspot.com/2012/01/entry-way-re-do-yes.html

1st Irvington NY Penguin Plunge Set For March 3, 2012 (Updated with Video)

A hardy group of Irvington NY souls plan to tempt fate and plunge into the Hudson River on March 3, 2012 at 11:30 AM to raise money for a variety of Irvington programs recently cut from the village austerity budget. After having the entire winter to get good and cold you can expect that to be one brave plunge. According to the National Weather Service, the March mean water temperature in that section of the Hudson over the past 10 years was 2.3 degrees Celsius or 36 F. The event is not limited to Irvington residents. You can sponsor your friends or volunteer to jump in yourself. The festivities will take place at the Matthiessen Park Beach in Irvington. A bonfire on the beach, heating tents and food and drink are expected. As of this writing there are 36 participants including the Mayor, village justice and at least three village police officers. For complete details on this great fundraising event go to: http://www.irvingtonplunge.com/

For Information On The Upcoming 2013 Plunge:
https://dobbsferry-rivertowns.com/2013/02/12/irvington-penguin-plunge-returns-for-2013/

Two Downtown Dobbs Ferry Buildings Sold in 2011


When Mary Fagan left the building, housing her longstanding upholstery business, W.T. Barnes Upholstery, at 32 Cedar Street in Dobbs Ferry on Tuesday, it was for the last time in, unbelievably enough, 61 years. In what is probably one of the oldest, individually run businesses in Dobbs Ferry, W.T. Barnes was shut down and the building’s longtime owner, who gave her age as 80, is finally retiring.
Originally built in 1915, 32 Cedar Street first served as Dobbs Ferry’s telephone operating station and the original plans show an Operating Room, an Apparatus Room and a Locker Room for employees. When the Dobbs Ferry telephone system was modernized, the building was converted to a commercial use; the present upholstery business, originally called Wilmer T. Barnes Upholstery.
Mary began working at that business as a teenager in 1950 and enjoyed it so much that later, she and her husband Donald aquired both the building and the business. They have run it ever since. After coming to work 5 – 6 days a week, thru rain, sleet and snow for over 60 years, it appears that it is now finally time for a rest.
The new owner, an architect, expects to create a live/work/retail space on the 3 full floors, in the loft-like building with 10′ ceilings thru-out, which has property stretching all the way back to Wickers Creek.
It is truly the end of an era on Cedar Street in Dobbs Ferry.
Also see: http://www.randrealty.com/agent/652/Scott-Rosasco/NY/Property/979787/32-Cedar-St-Dobbs-Ferry-NY-10522/

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