Mahopac Real Estate Blog

Random Ridge located in Mahopac NY is a new construction development with construction beginning in January 2017. The development is located on North Ridge Road off of Kennicut Hill Road in Mahopac. Random Ridge is quaint development of 29 homes features 3 and 4 bedroom new construction single family homes situated within a picturesque setting surrounded by nature and stunning ridges. The 3 and 4 bedroom colonials will be situation on almost 1/4 acre lots and feature natural gas heat, municipal water, 2 car garage and more. The community is within a short drive to town, shops, restaurants, Lakeview Elementary School, Mahopac library and Lake Mahopac. If you would like a brochure with floor plans of available models and options, as well as survey and other

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Brand New construction in Mahopac with lake and beach access. Features include 3 bed, 2 bath, 1 car garage, master bedroom with bath and walk-in-closet, hardwood floors in living room, dining area and kitchen. Fireplace in living room. Still time to choose any interior upgrades, colors, features. Set on a flat corner lot. Town water and sewer, 1 mile to Taconic Parkway. Only $359,000!

To view more info and photos visit: 77 Entrance Way

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lake mahopac Lake Mahopac Beach


Stunning colonial in sought after Lake Mahopac community with private beach and boat slip available. Builders own completely redone in 2007 with all high end work and upgrades. Features include walnut hardwood flooring throughout, huge gorgeous kitchen with custom cabinetry, granite counters, center island, stainless steel appliances, 6 burner gas range. Family room w/fireplace, large den/study, guest bedroom and bath. Beautiful formal dining room with coffered ceiling and fireplace, french doors out to private porches with mahogany and cedar wood, ceiling fans and speakers. Other features: Security camera system throughout inside and outside of home, 4 zone heating, 4 zone central a/c, Andersen and Marvin windows, surround sound system throughout

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Come check out this fixer upper, handyman special 4 bed, 2 bedroom cape cod home for sale in Mahopac with tons of potential located close to all.  Nice sized 4 bedroom cape in great location. Private patio and backyard above ground oil tank, new septic fields. Needs lots of work but lots of potential. Home is within walking distance to Mahopac High School and Mahopac Middle School, Lake Mahopac, close to shopping and town. Taxes are only $8,048 after STAR. Located at 406 Baldwin Place Road. Asking $150,000.

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Well maintained raised ranch located within minutes of the Taconic Parkway and Westchester County border. Features included 3 bed, 2 full bath, hardwood floors, updated kitchen, recessed lighting. Finished lower level with family room, summer kitchen, full bath, wood burning stove and walkout to yard, 2 car garage. Taxes are only $9,031 after the STAR deduction. Sought after Mahopac School District with full day kindergarten!

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Lake Ossi Sport Club Mahopac

Well mantained home for sale in sought after Lake Ossi Sport Club community in Mahopac. Featured include 3 bed plus den/office, 1.5 bath, walkout basement, lovely landscaped property, new siding, windows, recently painted rooms, new oil burner, central a/c. Community features a 12 acre lake with swimming, fishing, boating, ice skating in winter, clubhouse that can be used for parties, playground, ball field & more! Low taxes of only $6,547 after STAR deduction.

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Lovely one of a kind custom log home with gorgeous private property and very private cul-de-sac within walking distance to Mahopac High School. Relax on the front porch with your morning coffee and enjoy outdoor entertaining on the rear deck and large property. Features include 3 bed, 3 bath, 28x20 dramatic living room with soaring 18 foot ceilings and gorgeous stone fireplace, charming country kitchen and stainless steel appliances and breakfast area, large sun room/dining area. Huge walk up loft with plenty of storage and recreation room. Large deck and above ground pool, flat backyard with lots of property, storage barn/workshop/garage. Walking distance to school, minutes to town and shopping, 1/2 mile to Lake Mahopac.  Taxes are $12,094 after STAR

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Getting your home ready for sale

Knowing what to do and what not to do when getting a house ready for sale is extremely important especially in this volatile real estate market. Spend too much and you may not see any return, spend too little and either no one buys your house or the offers are way too low for you to consider. When getting a house ready for sale it is all about presentation.

I meet many prospective sellers who have a whole punch list of items to do to get their home ready for sale. Some are even prepared to renovate the bathrooms and possibly the kitchen. While this will undoubtedly add to the value of the home, expecting 100% return (or more) on your investment is not possible in this market. Doing major renovations like this will for

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Buyer and Seller Myths about real estate

Throughout the years I have come across a lot of misinformation about the home buying and selling process. Much of this information has been spread around by friends and family not involved in real estate to other people who are in the process of buying or selling a home. Unfortunately these friends aren't full time real estate professionals who have been involved in 100's of real estate transactions who have the knowledge and experience to properly guide a buyer and seller with questions or concerns they have. Here are the most common myths and misconceptions I come across in my business.

Buyer Myth - You can't buy anything with less than 20% down.

Not true. FHA loans require only 3.5 percent down and even…
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In this high paced real estate market many homeowners who are trying to sell their home are also buying a home during the same time. The most important thing to do in this sort of situation is put your home up for sale far in advance of buying a new one. You may want to consider selling first especially in a buyers market. This way you will know exactly how much money you will have when buying a new home. Too many potential sellers start looking at homes before they put theirs on the market and often fall in love with something and then have to rush to get their home on the market. They price it low in order for a quick sale to find a buyer right away to avoid losing the home they like to another buyer who has nothing to sell and is ready to move forward.

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