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What Westchester Homebuyers Are Looking For In 2015:
So Long Granite, Hello……… Options!
From composite countertops to outdoor entertainment spaces and faux-wood decks, Westchester homebuyers have some new preferences when it comes to what they want in a home. While stainless steel kitchen appliances and open floor plans continue to be in high demand, homebuyers' 2015 wish lists contain some surprises, according to Joe Houlihan, managing partner of Houlihan & O'Malley, Bronxville's leading boutique real estate agency.
In southern Westchester, proximity to schools and public transportation has also become an increasingly... Read more.
Q & A WITH JOE HOULIHAN
WHAT ARE THE PROS AND CONS OF BUYING A CONDO?
Q: What are the benefits of owning a condominium vs. a house? Drawbacks?
A: Probably the most popular benefit of owning a condominium is that you are not responsible for any outside maintenance. The condo association takes care of shoveling, snowplowing, landscaping, roofs, painting the exterior, paving, and more – all of those things that can drain your budget and your time when you own a house. Additionally, condos often come with a variety of amenities,... Read more.
Most people in Bronxville know Joe Houlihan as the managing partner of Houlihan & O’Malley, the Village’s boutique residential real estate agency. But on March 15, local residents will get to see Houlihan in a new role – Grand Marshal of the Eastchester St. Patrick’s Day Parade, an honor recently bestowed by the Eastchester Irish American Social Club (EIASC).
Houlihan proudly traces his Irish-American roots back to the late 1800s, when his great-grandparents, Daniel Houlihan and Margaret Lynch, emigrated from Couty Kerry, Ireland as teenagers. Their story is a classic ‘up... Read more.