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3 Tips for Selling a Home During the Coronavirus Crisis – Vern Harris

May 11, 2020

Author: Vern Harris of GrandAvenueVentures.com Selling a home is always stressful, even more so with everything else going on in the world today. Many are choosing to wait until things return to normal to sell their homes, but other people don’t have a choice. If you need to access your home’s equity to get you […]


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Focus Friday: Inspiration and Action Series

May 8, 2020

As another week passes in quarantine,  we are grappling with how to best handle a global pandemic from our living rooms or out in the field on smaller and more restricted jobs sites. Your goals may seem impossible given current circumstances. In times like these we like to focus on the controllables. We aren’t looking […]


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Supreme Court rules that building codes cannot be copyrighted – What this means for design services.

May 6, 2020

By Antonio Pacheco Archinect News  The decision could help make these codes more widely available for users, including architects, and might help advance the proliferation of design assistance services that use automated processes to plug building codes into Building Information Models and other design review software. In the decision, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., writing for […]


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The Hidden Opportunities of a Challenging Market

May 4, 2020

The Hidden Opportunities of a Challenging Market When the unexpected happens, luxury agents are primed to adapt BY NIKKI FIELD | TODAY 12:01 A.M.Click here to see this article by Nikki Field From Inman.com Economic downturns are difficult. But for agents in the luxury real estate space, a slow business cycle is an ideal time for […]


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Demolition complete! Kitchen design selected!

April 8, 2020

1500 Melville Avenue is under construction!  Demolition completed this week.  The kitchen and flooring were designed by ProSource in Stamford. Check back next week to see Altered Properties updated photos.  We plan to list this home in May. Kitchen design by ProSource in Stamford. https://www.prosourcewholesale.com  


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New Team Member for Altered Properties!

August 26, 2019

Meet our newest team member, Sadie!  Sadie was born on June 22 and she is a beautiful Bernese Mountain dog from Rochester, New York. Sadie will help us warm up to our new clients and sniff out the best deals!


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Real Estate Lead Generation 101

February 17, 2016

What are the best real estate lead generation options today? Where and how can real estate agents, investors and other related industry professionals generate more leads for buying, selling and renting properties? What are some of the little known benefits, and pitfalls of common real estate lead generation channels today? Here are 12 ways for real estate […]


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Technology vs. People Skills: Which Real Estate Strategies Will Win?

February 10, 2016

The real estate industry caters to independent strategies. For every investor, there is another way to go about conducting business. Some may prefer to utilize the convenience of technology while others want to maintain personal relationships. However, for one reason or another, there remains a void between these two independent strategies. Smart investors will figure […]


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Real Estate Investing As A Business

February 3, 2016

“Investment is most intelligent when most business like” – Warren Buffett If investing is better when conducted most business like, does it mean that more real estate investors ought to be investing in a more businesslike fashion? Should every real estate investor be investing as a business? What does that really mean? What does it look […]


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Housing Still The Best Investment Tool Of A Lifetime

January 27, 2016

Many people are still wondering whether or not real estate is one of the best investment strategies for long-term wealth building. Is investing in homes still a smart investment for the average individual? Is a home still the best investment of a lifetime for most Americans? If so, why are some pessimists still questioning the rebound […]


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