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By Linda Santos, Realtor - Ithaca Fingerlakes NY Real Estate
(Warren Real Estate)
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I recently had the joy of attending a special wine & food pairing night at Hazelnut Kitchen, 53 E. Main St. in Trumansburg, NY.  The proprietors, Justin Paterson & Lisa Jonckheere, had teamed up with Remembrance Farm to host a bang-up autumn meal that warmed the tummy, and the rest of me too, aga...

By Linda Santos, Realtor - Ithaca Fingerlakes NY Real Estate
(Warren Real Estate)
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It’s been a few years since we were lucky enough to have this wonderful tour of “green” homes made available to the public.  I’m excited to get out on the tour this Saturday to see what’s new and different with our line-up this year.The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County (CCETC) doe...

By Linda Santos, Realtor - Ithaca Fingerlakes NY Real Estate
(Warren Real Estate)
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Having been fortunate enough to roam and play a little on this property in recent years, I was thrilled to see that Jan and Sue Suwinski, owners of Sheffield Farm, have taken steps to protect and preserve their homestead and acreage for generations to come.  Some welcome good news for the days we...

By Linda Santos, Realtor - Ithaca Fingerlakes NY Real Estate
(Warren Real Estate)
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Winter update from Ithaca, NY - this is the only week so far that we've had "ICK" for weather.  But it's the real deal.  After work, I am hunkering down at home today.  No need to put anyone at risk.  I live on a nice big hill downtown.  So although it's very close to town, it's also quite treach...

By Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester
(Howard Hanna Real Estate Services)
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To showcase the beauty of Ithaca New York they will be having an inaugarul 13.1 mile half marathon. This race will start in downtown continuing through the Fall Creek Neighborhood, Stewart Park, Cayuga Lake waterfront, Cayuga Heights and the west campus of Cornell University.If running is not you...

By Linda Santos, Realtor - Ithaca Fingerlakes NY Real Estate
(Warren Real Estate)
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A closing is an interesting thing.  Usually someone is getting paid (besides us)!  Someone may be saying goodbye and moving on.  A new person is saying hello to a new home.  So there are many reasons to think there could be some happy vibes from a closing!  But sometimes, closings make me very sa...

By Linda Santos, Realtor - Ithaca Fingerlakes NY Real Estate
(Warren Real Estate)
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For the uninitiated, the major musical event of our calendar year is about to unfold here in Tompkins county.  No doubt, the area is known for high quality music year-round.  However this event really captures a lot of what the Fingerlakes, and Trumansburg & Ithaca specifically are about.   It's ...

By Linda Santos, Realtor - Ithaca Fingerlakes NY Real Estate
(Warren Real Estate)
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A great new income property is on the market in Trumansburg NY! This totally renovated farm style home has 2 highly rentable apartment units upstairs. A recent post in Craigslist "for rent" yielded about 24 calls to the owner of the house.  The lower level is a 3 bedroom, hardwood floor, owner-qu...

By Linda Santos, Realtor - Ithaca Fingerlakes NY Real Estate
(Warren Real Estate)
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Our local economist, Elya Kacapyr, has just released the latest economic report for Tompkins County. Home sales last April compared to this April showed no change in the number of homes sold, however the average price climbed a little over 1% this April from last.  The median dipped substantially...

By Linda Santos, Realtor - Ithaca Fingerlakes NY Real Estate
(Warren Real Estate)
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The First Ithaca Artist's Market was a grand success, based on my own observation and walk-about of the market last Saturday.  It was packed to the gills with all sorts of visitors looking for a unique holiday gift, or something for their own enjoyment.  There was a lot to choose from, and I had ...

By Linda Santos, Realtor - Ithaca Fingerlakes NY Real Estate
(Warren Real Estate)
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  Greetings and Happy Holidays to All!   This is Agent Santos with a holiday update for you…   First, I have MOVED!  I am now working with Warren Real Estate, at the office on Hanshaw Rd.  Please stop by and see me anytime, but call in advance if you REALLY want to see me and I will make it a poi...

By Linda Santos, Realtor - Ithaca Fingerlakes NY Real Estate
(Warren Real Estate)
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Christmas Trees  for (Almost) Free in Ithaca, NY - at Greensprings Natural Cemetery Please don't get the wrong idea here folks, cemeterys are not the usual real estate blog post topic; or when they are, they are the butt of bad jokes. But this is for real, you can find and cut for yourself, a lov...

By Linda Santos, Realtor - Ithaca Fingerlakes NY Real Estate
(Warren Real Estate)
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            WELCOME PIGGERY!!          Surreality in Ithaca, NY!  Drive-Through Deli Serves Coffee with an Oink in Ithaca, NY!!   The newest small business to hit our local scene is creating a "buzz", literally and figuratively, with their new concept for an old drive-through coffee shop.  Situat...

By Linda Santos, Realtor - Ithaca Fingerlakes NY Real Estate
(Warren Real Estate)
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TRUMANSBURG FAIR KEEPS TRADITIONS ALIVE IN TRUMANSBURG, NY   I took my first trip to the Trumansburg Fair this year - specifically to watch the Demolition Derby with my boyfriend Rob, who is a motorsports guy.  The fair is really reminiscent of my childhood in Guam, where we had our community fai...

By Linda Santos, Realtor - Ithaca Fingerlakes NY Real Estate
(Warren Real Estate)
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Trumansburg, NY has already surpassed total homes sales for 2009 as of late July 2010.  In 2009, 34 single family homes sold in the Trumansburg School District.  For 2010, the number of sold homes now stands at 41, and we have 10 homes currently under contract.  It's been anything but a typical y...

By Linda Santos, Realtor - Ithaca Fingerlakes NY Real Estate
(Warren Real Estate)
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I recently was introduced to a client who made a difference in my life as an agent.  She was referred by someone in another state, via ActiveRain, and had some particular needs to be addressed - she walks with crutches and uses a wheelchair, and the referring agent was concerned about placing the...

By Melissa Miller, RE/MAX In Motion
(RE/MAX In Motion)
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Reminder: Armed service members have extra year to claim homebuyer tax creditWhile the contract deadline for the homebuyer tax credit for most Americans has come and gone, please remember, that members of the armed services and certain other federal employees still have time to take advantage of ...

By Linda Santos, Realtor - Ithaca Fingerlakes NY Real Estate
(Warren Real Estate)
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Ithaca Real Estate - ICSD SFD Market Report for 2010, Year-to-Date: Our market as a whole has performed very well from 2009 into 2010.  To date, we are ahead in the ICSD niche market, by 20 sales, with 118 pending.  The average sold price in the area went from $163,760 in 2009 to $175,610 in 2010...

By Linda Santos, Realtor - Ithaca Fingerlakes NY Real Estate
(Warren Real Estate)
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The Belle Sherman walking neighborhood that borders Cornell on the south west, is feeling no pain this year.  Residents who own homes in this neighborhood have a distinct advantage when it comes to accessing Cornell - two direct routes to the campus run right to the campus from this neighborhood:...

By Linda Santos, Realtor - Ithaca Fingerlakes NY Real Estate
(Warren Real Estate)
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Tompkins County economy bodes well for 2010, with only air traffic showing a 3% dip from the same time a year ago.  Help wanted advertising is up over 7.5% from February 2009, which is a huge indicator of strength in the local job market.  Compared with the state overall, Ithaca's unemployment ra...

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