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LOCATION-LOCATION-CHOOSING THE RIGHT AREA TO LIVE IN. by jimmyturano
Feb 25, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
REAL ESTATE FEB.25TH, 2015-by Jim Turano/Broker of Diverse Real Estate For an example, lets select the area of 'Middle Village,N.Y. 11379. Convenience, schools, pre-schools, transportation should be one of the biggest decision makers before paying a huge amount of money for a Home. Compare to oth...
One important question to ask at an Open House* by godfather
Feb 23, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
  Interview with 36 year Real Estate Broker of Middle Village, Jim Turano. Some buyers make it a career going to Open Houses. After six months time, the same home has gone up by $10,000 to $50,000 in a hot area. The one important question to ask when at an Open House is, Show me the comps, sold h...
XV0_HANS_LOGO.png Are Your Dress Code and Grooming Policies Violating Discrimination Laws? by cjleclaire
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 222 222 recommendations | email to a friend
      Author: Stephen Hans Companies have the right to expect employees to be neat in appearance and follow a company dress code. Some companies require short hair for men and no one gives it a second thought. Cut your hair or lose your job. In most cases, such policies do not violate discriminat...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: FEB 2015 by queenshometeam
Feb 16, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 256 256 recommendations | email to a friend
February 2015 Queens NY Market Update  Home sales continued to decrease in January, significantly below last year, however, inventory ticked up slightly. In response to the low inventory levels and low interest rates, prices increased on a monthly basis; however, the yearly increase remained in t...
Ruby Tuesday Is Accused of Gender Discrimination Involving Men by cjleclaire
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 263 263 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans It is common for the media to report on cases of gender discrimination where females did not receive equal pay or the same promotional opportunities as men. In contrast to the norm, the EEOC is now pursuing a class action lawsuit involving gender discrimination against mal...
The Best Time to Buy a Home is Now! by godfather
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview with Real Estate Broker of Middle Village, Jim Turano. With 36 years of experience, it pays to listen to his advice.  While it's freezing out, maybe a dusting of snow, or even if it snowed 6 inches or so, you as a buyer have a better chance to find a home now and at a better price to.  ...
Stronger Mind, Happier You by MartialArtsNYC
Feb 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 268 268 recommendations | email to a friend
by Mary Murphy A lot of emphasis is put on the body when talking about working out—those washboard abs, defined calves, slimmed thighs--but sometimes we forget that the mind is part of the body, too.  Call me a sucker for brain power, but there’s definitely something to a healthier mind, a happie...
Know and Follow the Regulations for Tip Pools by cjleclaire
Feb 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 275 275 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans In the restaurant business and hospitality industry in general, employees who provide services, such as servers, hosting staff, bartenders and bus persons typically receive tips from customers. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA) ,  which is a federal law, tipped emp...
9F6W_Queens_Home_Team_Top_Real_Estate_Team_Keller_Williams_Realty_Landmark_II_Sold_Units_2014.jpg Queens Home Team Awarded Top Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II for Most Units Sold in 2014! by queenshometeam
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 352 352 recommendations | email to a friend
The Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty, led by George & Abigail Herrera, were recently honored at the Keller Williams Realty Landmark II awards ceremony in Astoria, NY. Out of 160 Agents, Queens Home Team was awarded top team for units sold. 2014 was a great year for the Queens Home Team ...
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (also known as ObamaCare) by cjleclaire
Jan 29, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 343 343 recommendations | email to a friend
Author; Donna Stefans Re:Obamacare The Health insurance reporting requirements on the 2014 tax return are a bit complicated. If you and your family were covered by an employer health care plan for all 12 months in 2014, there is no need for further clarification. Your return will be processed by ...