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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself by CDCcontracting
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 453 453 recommendations | email to a friend
A good roof is perhaps one of the most important investments a homeowner can make. Any good investment requires good maintenance. One of the most crucial factors in upholding a roofing system is the quality of the gutter maintenance. Neglecting your gutters can cause storm damage that will cost t...
Landlords collecting higher rents now! by jimmyturano
Jun 23, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Yes higher rents are the norm these days. And here is an example of what I experience when renting an apartment. I advertise, and have them fill out an application, get copies of W2's, copy of drivers license, letters of reference, and attain a credit score before setting up any appointment with ...
How to Throw a Block Party in Queens by queenshometeamkw
Jun 16, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
By George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . A Block Party is defined as a community sponsored, public event where there are no sales of goods or services. Block parties are limited to one block and one day. If you have always wanted to throw a block ...
Camping Safety Guidelines by cjleclaire
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
Schools are letting out and summer vacations begin. Many children will be heading off to summer camps as part of their vacation recreation and many families plan their own camping trips, some for family reunions. In the spirit of having fun, a few safety precautions can prevent injuries and ensur...
Is My Job Protected While I Pursue a Workers’ Compensation Claim? by cjleclaire
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
Workers Compensation Attorneys Queens & New York If you have been injured on the job and need to seek compensation under New York’s workers’ compensation laws, you may have some concerns about whether or not your job will still be there for you, especially if it will take some time for you to hea...
Dominoes Pizza Sued for Wage and Hour Violations by cjleclaire
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit against Domino’s Pizza for underpaying staff. According to Legal Reader , last year the Attorney General’s Office settled for $1.5 million with 12 Domino’s franchisees found to be underpaying workers. This is the second lawsuit ...
Real Estate-Remember When? by godfather
Jun 07, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
1971 five(5)rooms-2 bedrooms rented for $200 dollars per month. 1981 five (5) rooms-2bedrooms rented for $1300 1981 a 1 Family brick ranch bungalow by Juniper park, with 2 car garage sold for $69,000 dollars. A 2 family on 79 street, 6 over 5rms. sold for $85,000 dollars.  The one thing that cust...
MASPETH PARADE PAST SUNDAY by godfather
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
For decades one of the nicest parades around.  But the past three years the numbers watching the parade are almost less than half of what the crowds used to be. Why? Many old timers past away, some on in age and do not bather to go anymore.  New owners who have moved in may not be aware, since th...
How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification by queenshometeamkw
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 211 211 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . One issue that we see a lot here in Queens is a property tax assessment that doesn’t match the legal use of the building, or, an assessed value that is actually higher than the market value of the home. For...
Can't find an apartment? by godfather
May 25, 2016 | 4 4 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Rumor has it local realtors have deceided not to do apartments any longer. Why? Rents have sky rocketed. Landlords requiring high credit scores. The big change these past 6 months has made it virtually impossible to rent an apartment any longer. Many Landlords advertising themselves on craigslist...