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Rate jumps catching up Two months later, buyers feel the spike

Sharp rate jumps in late spring/early summer are now catching up to the housing market and its recovery.Why the delay? Because buyers typically lock in rates early, and sales closings can lag for weeks or even months. …

Dreaming about a vacation house?MarketWatch has the top 10 spots for buyers…and some may surprise you! There are classics like Florida and Hawaii, then a few local spots including the Poconos and Cape Cod. Check out the full list and analysis here.

Check Out…Ossining!

Ossining has a community feel, which draws many NYC families to its tree-lined streets. The downtown is walkable, and residents can indulge in waterfront amenities and activities all along the Hudson River. Ossining also offers many seasonal activities including carnivals, fireworks and live concerts and shows on the water.

SJ’s Home ofthe Week!

“Magnificent” is the only word to describe this estate, set on 3 acres. The house has 4 BRs and 3.1 BAs, library, chef’s kitchen, and two-story family room. What’s more, this incredible property is zoned for award-winning Yorktown schools. The home can be expanded to 5,500 square feet in the footprint.  Click here for more.

Greenwich, CT

Paddleboard Yoga:Strike a pose…on the water! This Saturday try “SUP” Yoga, AKA Standup Paddleboard Yoga. Attendees will paddle out, anchor and have class on boards (rentals available). This class is available to Greenwich residents only.  Click here for more.

Cedar Grove, NJ

Farm Stand: Cedar Grove’s last operating farm closed 30 years ago. But this year, the Historical Society is bringing back traditionally-grown veggies, harvested on the farm! Get local produce, take tours and enjoy the park, Saturdays through 9/9.  Click here for more.

Tarrytown, NY

Third Fridays! Third Fridays continue in Tarrytown…and the next one is this week! Explore Main Street and Broadway and celebrate summer with art openings, late night shopping, restaurant specials, free live music and more, for all ages. To see the complete schedule, .click here.

It’s Awesome!

It’s your LAST CHANCE to vote for Suburban Jungle as the “Most Awesome” Mom-Run Business in Red Tricycle’s Totally Awesome Awards! Your nominations got us on the ballot, now help the Suburban Jungle team be named the most awesome of them all—click here to vote now before it closes tomorrow. Thanks for your support!