Realtors See Sudden Boom In Housing Market

Amanda Miller sells and rents homes, especially Waterfront homes, in Cape Vincent. she said that at first the pandemic hurt the market, but now people are buying and renting again. LAUREN MILLER/NNY MAGAZINES

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A New Approach Amid A Changing Market

Jennifer Stevenson, President of New York State Association of Realtors and Owner at Blue Heron Realty, uses a compact stabilized handheld camera to record walk throughs to show properties to customers practicing social distancing. Christopher Lenney/NNY Magazines

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New Housing and Anti-Discrimination Form, Fair Housing Notice in Effect

Lance Evans, executive officer of the Jefferson-Lewis Board of Realtors and the St. Lawrence County Board of Realtors. Emil Lippe/NNY Living

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Lounging on the St. Lawrence: Waterfront home ready for a new family to enjoy

Weichert Realtors listing at 913 E. Broadway St., Cape Vincent. SYDNEY SCHAEFER/NNY MAGAZINES

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Buying and Selling Real Estate During a Pandemic

Tracy Bernard, Broker, Nikki Coates Associates has been working remotely from her back deck. Christopher Lenney/NNY Living

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A Contemporary Dream Home: Along the shores of Wellesley Island

AMANDA MORRISON / NNY PREMIER PROPERTIES
The waterfront side of the home.

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Home is Where you Anchor: Riding through life on a St. Lawrence Barge Yacht

JUSTIN SORENSEN / NNY LIVING

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Autumn 2016: Homes Feature Story

A Cape Vincent Treasure

AMANDA MORRISON / NNY Business CAPTION

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It’s a man’s world

Clayton resident Audie Cerow’s man cave. He built the personal space, outfitted with Toronto Maple Leaf’s regalia, about 10 years ago when he finished the top story of the garage on his secluded waterfront property in the Windward Cliffs neighborhood. Photo by Amanda Morrison/ NNY Business

Some go all out when creating personal retreats

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Hot — and cool — new design trends

Bold patterns, colors all the buzz for the new year

Peggy DeYoung stands outside her shop, Porch and Paddle, on James Street in Clayton. Photo by Justin Sorensen.

Every October, North Carolina is host to the largest furniture trade show in the country.

For one week, every building in the city of Highpoint’s downtown district is a showplace for the furniture and home interiors market. Here, manufacturers unveil their latest collections, new fabrics, and colors to the trade. Touring the showrooms, distinct themes emerge. This year my visit to the market found trends based on natural textiles, traditional patterns and recycled materials.

Linen is the upholstery fabric of choice on sofas and chairs. It is a natural fiber that is durable, comfortable, and easy to live with. Linen’s natural color varies in shades of beige, but it dyes well and is commonly shown in grays and blues. Linen also hangs well, making it a wonderful fabric for drapery, allowing just enough sunlight to pass through an open weave. The fabric softens and mellows with age and will always have a slightly wrinkled texture. [Read more…]