Secret luxury real estate cash buyers…no more!

Cash for home

No more secret luxury real estate cash buyers, says federal government

Buyers of real estate who transact in cash will need to fully disclose identities

New York and Miami first under the microscope

Agents may have a bit of explaining to do this week after the federal government has announced that it will be requiring the identities of cash buyers for luxury properties in Miami and New York City.

The Treasury Department, concerned about money-laundering in luxury real estate, has put a call out for title companies to identify the people behind cash-paying companies that buy high-end residential real estate, as reported in the New York Times today.

“We are  seeking to understand the risk that corrupt foreign officials, or transnational criminals, may be using premium U.S. real estate to secretly invest millions in dirty money,” said the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network Jennifer Shasky Calvery in a press release. The order covers 180 days, beginning March 1, 2016, and valid through August 27, 2016.

The response from agents in Miami and New York City is that it might give buyers slight pause, but they will find a way around things.

Speed and estate planning two reasons why cash is popular

Read full article at Inman.com

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Lakeside Luxury Living! OPEN HOUSE TODAY 2-4!

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Looking for “Lakeside Luxury Living”? Come stop by today and view this gorgeous modern property on the lake with a pool at Lake Isle Estates, one of Westchester’s most sought out country club communities!  Although you’ll feel like like you’re always away on a retreat, this home sits comfortably and conveniently in a gorgeous community near highways, shopping and more!
Don’t miss this opportunity…open house at 2-4pm, Sunday 11/22/15
Lake Isle Estates, 108 Lake Shore Drive, Eastchester, NY 10709
E Patrice Hayes, B. Arch, CRS®, SRS®
The Designer Realtor®
Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker in NY, CT & GA
Member of The Institute For Luxury Home Marketing
Member of The Council of Residential Specialists
Keller Williams Realty Group
760 White Plains Road
Scarsdale, NY 10583
914-902-3220

PRICE ADJUSTED!!! OPEN HOUSE IN DOBBS FERRY, SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 12th, 2-5 PM

PRICE ADJUSTED!!!

Come join me for this Open House on Saturday September 12th from 2-5pm

at 20 Southfield Avenue, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522

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Purchase these side by side townhouses as your primary residence with a rental unit or as an amazing investment property with potential of $7400 monthly income!  Magnificent 2 Family townhouse style homes for sale in Dobbs Ferry w/Ardsley schools.  Built in 2013 w/hardwood floors thru-out, beautiful paver driveway leading to 1 car garage, stone facade on outside of main level w/vinyl siding above. Each unit has 3 bedrooms and 2/5 bathrooms with approx. 1400 sqft in each, total 2800 sq ft per property.

First level has door to garage and unfinished basement w/utilities and full size room great for storage or can be easily finished as bonus rm or office. Main level features Open Concept living; large kitchen w/tiled floors, cherry finish cabinets, SS appliances (all are GE w/approx 3 yrs of support remaining from PC Richards), new tile backsplash and Corian counter tops opened to Dining Rm and sliding glass doors to tiered backyard. Large LR, great for entertaining and 1/2 bath. Top floor features W/D 3 bdrms, one of which is the master bdrm w/private bth. Pictures shown are from #20 and all units are mirror images of each other.  Unfinished stand up attic, great for storage or can be finished.

A Must See to really appreciate the full experience. Great Investment Opportunity to buy as package (can be purchased w/14-16 Southfield Ave).  Click here for more info on these units.  Info and photos taken from HGMLS, verify all info.

View more luxury townhomes for sale at www.WestchesterLuxuryTownhouses.com.

E Patrice Hayes, B. Arch, CRS®, SRS®
The Designer Realtor® Townhouse Specialist
Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker in NY, CT & GA
Member of The Institute For Luxury Home Marketing
Member of The Council of Residential Specialists
Keller Williams Realty Group
760 White Plains Road
Scarsdale, NY 10583
914-902-3220

Two Bedroom With Too Much Space Is Waiting For You In Yonkers Waterfront Area!

Two Bedroom With Too Much Space Is Waiting For You In Yonkers Waterfront Area!

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Tastefully renovated 1000 square foot 2 bedroom unit with hardwood floors and tons of space & 6 closets throughout! Located in Yonkers’ highly sought after waterfront area, near buses, Metro North Glenwood train station, highways, retail, parks and more! Entrance Foyer has 2 wide coat/storage closets, plus another hallway has 2 additional closets. Large Kitchen has two entrances, tile floors, black appliances, back splash, window, multiple counters for prep & storage space, plus tons of cabinets including floor to ceiling custom pantry sections. Also includes a Separate Dining Room and Oversized Formal Living Room overlooking backyard garden and private serene wooded area.

Unbelievably spacious Master Bedroom can fit a king size bed, dressers, plus have a sitting area that can fit a love seat and more! Second bedroom can nicely fit 2 twin beds plus dresser, computer desk and more! Renovated bath has a window, Jacuzzi tub, tile floors & tub/shower surround plus glass shower door. Fantastic buy!

View more photos and info here!

E Patrice Hayes, B. Arch, CRS®, SRS®
The Designer Realtor®
Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker in NY, CT & GA
Member of The Institute For Luxury Home Marketing
Member of The Council of Residential Specialists
Keller Williams Realty Group
760 White Plains Road
Scarsdale, NY 10583
914-902-3220

White Plains Luxury Condo For Rent – Walk To Everything!

White Plains Luxury Condos For Rent – Walk To Everything, No Car Needed!

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This luxury condo is an original model for The Residences At Jefferson Place one of Westchester County’s premier buildings. Your new home is pure perfection located in a highly desired convenient location where you can walk to transportation, retail, restaurants & more!  Enjoy amenities like garage parking, 24hr concierge, gym, business/conference center, wi-fi, kids playroom, library, media rm, lounge, billiards, TV, kitchen/bar, fireplace & more included! With 300 Mamaroneck Ave being one of the best addresses in downtown White Plains, 35 min from NYC, you’ll love living & entertaining here! Pets considered on case by case.  Click here for more photos, pricing and info.

Click here for other units available at 300 Mamaroneck Ave.

For other luxury rentals and sales visit www.epatricehayes.com!

E Patrice Hayes, B. Arch, CRS®, SRS® The Designer Realtor®
Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker in NY, CT & GA
Member of The Institute For Luxury Home Marketing
Member of The Council of Residential Specialists
Keller Williams Realty Group
760 White Plains Road
Scarsdale, NY 10583
914-902-3220

OPEN HOUSE IN DOBBS FERRY, SUNDAY AUGUST 23rd 2-5 PM

Come join me for this Open House on Sunday August 23rd from 2-5pm

at 20 Southfield Avenue, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522

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Magnificent 2 Family townhouse style home for sale in Dobbs Ferry w/Ardsley schools. Built in 2013 w/hrdwd flrs thru-out, beautiful paver driveway leading to 1 car garage, stone facade on outside of main level w/vinyl siding above. Each unit has 3 bedrooms and 2/5 bathrooms with approx. 2800 sqft. First floor has door to garage and unfinished basement w/utilities and full size window great for storage or can be easily finished as bonus rm or office. Main level features Open Concept living; large kitchen w/tiled floors, cherry finish cabinets, SS appliances (all are GE w/approx 3 yrs of support remaining from PC Richards) and corian counter tops opened to Dining Rm and sliding glass doors to tiered backyard. Large LR, great for entertaining and 1/2 bath. Top floor features W/D 3 bdrms, one of which is the master bdrm w/private bth. Pictures shown are from #20 and all units are mirror images of each other. Unfinished stand up attic, great for storage or can be finished. A Must See to really appreciate the full experience. Great Investment Opportunity to buy as package (can be purchased w/14-16 Southfield Ave).  Click here for more info on these units.  Info and photos taken from HGMLS, verify all info.

View more luxury townhouses for sale at www.WestchesterLuxuryTownhouses.com.

E Patrice Hayes, B. Arch, CRS®, SRS®
The Designer Realtor® Townhouse Specialist
Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker in NY, CT & GA
Member of The Institute For Luxury Home Marketing
Member of The Council of Residential Specialists
Keller Williams Realty Group
760 White Plains Road
Scarsdale, NY 10583
914-902-3220

Scarsdale High School Teachers Among Best in NY

Scarsdale High School Teachers Among Best in NY

The national list ranks 5,886 public high schools based on teaching statistics and about 920,000 ratings from 240,000 students and parents.Scarsdale High School Teachers Among Best in NY

Do you think your high school’s teachers are the best?

Niche.com recently released its 2015 list of high schools with the best teachers throughout the nation, as well as the state of New York, and many schools you’ll recognize received high ranks.

Dozens of schools with teachers on the top-100 list in New York are located in the Hudson Valley and Long Island.

In addition, Niche ranked schools with the best extracurriculars, facilities,food,outcomes, sports and more.

Niche ranked more than 100,000 public and private schools and districts based on dozens of statistics and 27 million opinions from 300,000 students and parents.

Here is a look at the state’s high schools with the best teachers as ranked by Niche.com:

  1. Great Neck South High School, Great Neck
  2. Jericho Senior High School, Jericho
  3. Scarsdale Senior High School, Scarsdale
  4. Syosset Senior High School, Syosset
  5. Byram Hills High School, Armonk
  6. Roslyn High School, Roslyn Heights
  7. Horace Greeley High School, Chappaqua
  8. Half Hollow Hills High School East, Dix Hills
  9. Herricks High School, New Hyde Park
  10. Dobbs Ferry High School, Dobbs Ferry
  11. Brighton High School, Rochester
  12. Pelham Memorial High School, Pelham
  13. Wheatley School, Old Westbury
  14. Commack High School, Commack
  15. Westhampton Beach Senior High School, Westhampton Beach
  16. Harrison High School, Harrison
  17. Ardsley High School, Ardsley
  18. Floral Park Memorial High School, Floral Park
  19. Pittsford Sutherland High School, Pittsford
  20. Oceanside High School, Oceanside
  21. Elmont Memorial High School, Elmont
  22. Harborfields High School, Greenlawn
  23. South Side High School, Rockville Centre
  24. Bethpage Senior High School, Bethpage
  25. Suffern Senior High School, Suffern
  26. Clarkstown North Senior High School, New City
  27. Clarkstown South Senior High School, West Nyack
  28. North Salem Middle/High School, North Salem
  29. Garden City High School, Garden City
  30. North Shore Senior High School, Glen Head
  31. Pittsford-Mendon High School, Pittsford
  32. Locust Valley High School, Locust Valley
  33. John Jay High School, Cross River
  34. Half Hollow Hills High School West, Dix Hills
  35. Mount Sinai High School, Mount Sinai
  36. Mamaroneck High School, Mamaroneck
  37. Skaneateles Senior High School, Skaneateles
  38. Smithtown High School – Western Campus, Smithtown
  39. Sanford H. Calhoun High School, Merrick
  40. Baldwin Senior High School, Baldwin
  41. Fayetteville-Manlius Senior High School, Manlius
  42. Tappan Zee High School, Orangeburg
  43. George W. Hewlett High School, Hewlett
  44. White Plains Senior High School, White Plains
  45. Lynbrook Senior High School, Lynbrook
  46. Southampton High School, Southampton
  47. Smithtown High School East, Saint James
  48. John H. Glenn High School, Elwood
  49. Hastings High School, Hastings On Hudson
  50. Spackenkill High School, Poughkeepsie
  51. Northport Senior High School, Northport
  52. Sleepy Hollow High School, Sleepy Hollow
  53. Earl L. Vandermeulen High School, Port Jefferson
  54. Fox Lane High School, Bedford
  55. Bay Shore Senior High School, Bay Shore
  56. Walt Whitman High School, Huntington Station
  57. Paul D. Schreiber Senior High School, Port Washington
  58. John F. Kennedy High School, Bellmore
  59. Mattituck Junior/Senior High School, Mattituck
  60. Williamsville East High School, East Amherst
  61. H. Frank Carey High School, Franklin Square
  62. Niskayuna High School, Schenectady
  63. Croton-Harmon High School, Croton On Hudson
  64. Victor Senior High School, Victor
  65. Arlington High School, Lagrangeville
  66. Penfield Senior High School, Penfield
  67. Ossining High School, Ossining
  68. Ballston Spa Senior High School, Ballston Spa
  69. Bethlehem Central Senior High School, Delmar
  70. Wellington C. Mepham High School, Bellmore
  71. Sewanhaka High School, Floral Park
  72. Massapequa High School, Massapequa
  73. East Meadow High School, East Meadow
  74. Ward Melville Senior High School, East Setauket
  75. Red Hook Senior High School, Red Hook
  76. Lawrence Senior High School, Cedarhurst
  77. Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School, Copiague
  78. Jamesville-Dewitt High School, Dewitt
  79. Island Trees High School, Levittown
  80. Yorktown High School, Yorktown Heights
  81. Gen. Douglas MacArthur Senior High School, Levittown
  82. New Hyde Park Memorial High School, New Hyde Park
  83. Somers Senior High School, Lincolndale
  84. Carmel High School, Carmel
  85. Valley Stream Central High School, Valley Stream
  86. Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School, Plainview
  87. Woodlands Senior High School, Hartsdale
  88. Irondequoit High School, Rochester
  89. New Paltz Senior High School, New Paltz
  90. Nyack Senior High School, Upper Nyack
  91. Shoreham-Wading River High School, Shoreham
  92. Valley Stream South High School, Valley Stream
  93. Malverne Senior High School, Malverne
  94. Valley Stream North High School, Franklin Square
  95. P.S. 195 – City Honors School, Buffalo
  96. Orchard Park High School, Orchard Park
  97. Islip High School, Islip
  98. Hendrick Hudson High School, Montrose
  99. Yonkers High School, Yonkers
  100. New Rochelle High School, New Rochelle

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E Patrice Hayes, The Designer Realtor®CRS®SRS®
Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker in NY, CT and GA

Keller Williams Realty Group
760 White Plains Rd
Scarsdale, NY 10583
Phone: 914.902.3220