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The first recorded European contact with Staten Island was in 1524 by Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano, who in the employ of the French crown, sailed through The Narrows on the French ship La Dauphine and anchored for one night. In 1609, the English explorer Henry Hudson sailing for the D...
48 Goller Place Staten Island NY 10314 Bulls Head This beautifully updated 4 bedroom semi features 4 bathrooms, a granite kitchen w/maple cabinets.  The siding, roof, and windows all updated in 2008.  There is a new hot water heater and new heating system. The backyard features a pool & 2 tier tr...
In April of 1926 the mega-developer Commonwealth Associates, Inc. announced the latest of their Grand Plans for Staten Island. One can only wonder what the Island would look like today…           In the 1860's, John J. Crooke, businessman and naturalist bought the peninsula that now bears his na...
Most Expensive Staten Island Homes Sold in 2011   The most expensive Staten Island Homes sold in 2011 all sold in Todt Hill, one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in Staten Island.   Todt Hill is the most secluded, rural, and expensive residential neighborhoods in New York City.  Located just 7...
How would I spend $500 per month on marketing and tech? If you asked me this question just 5 years ago, I would have a completely different answer.  Today, $500 can go very far in a well thought out marketing campaign.  Here's how I'd spend $500 per month on marketing and tech... 1.  Showcase acc...
  Happy Birthday America!   Special thank you and a sincere prayer to all of our troops serving right now.  We are so grateful for you and for your service!     And thank you to my fellow veterans who fought and served our country proudly!     Have a happy and safe 4th of July everyone!
Homes in Rossville (Staten Island) NY Originally mostly farmland, Rossville has become largely suburban in nature — a fact lamented by its original residents, nearly all of whom have since moved away, in many cases after having been bought out under pressure from aggressive developers who have to...
Homes in Heartland Village (Staten Island) NY Heartland Village is a residential development located close to the geographic center of Staten Island, one of the five boroughs of New York City, USA. The name is also often used to denote the immediately surrounding area. Click here to begin searchi...
An informative post about the new HUD settlement disclosure form that will be replacing the current HUD-1 settlement statement from fellow active rain member Todd Ewing.  Thank you for the information Todd!The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), by mandate under Dodd-Frank, will soon cha...
Side Hall Colonials in Prince's Bay (Staten Island) NY There are several Side Hall Colonials for sale in Prince's Bay (Staten Island) NY.  The most common side hall colonial is approximately 2,200 sq ft and has 4 bedrooms, formal living room, formal dining room, family room, large eat in kitchen,...

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