Market Report: June 11, 2013​

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Sellers getting in while it’s hot Rising prices, faster sales drive sellers

As home prices rise and sales happen faster and faster,more prospective sellers are jumping in to the market.In April, listing numbers topped the number of homes under contract, indicating significant buyer momentum.For  potential sellers, this signals a swifter turnover and easier transactions than in years past. …Read more

Check Out…Dobbs Ferry!

Dobbs Ferry has a unique charm that draws many NYC transplants. The area offers a strong sense of community, top schools, broad vistas and safe neighborhoods. And what Dobbs Ferry lacks in nightlife it makes up for in large properties, waterfront activities and easy access to Manhattan as well as neighboring White Plains, both of which offer countless amenities to residents.

SJ’s Home of the Week!

In an instant you’ll understand why people love to call Dobbs Ferry home: the sweeping vistas, calm neighborhood and charming suburban feel, all of which you’ll glimpse at from your porch! This 4 BR, 3.1 BA Colonial has an open floor plan ideal for entertaining, formal dining room, EIK and hardwood floors throughout, all on a beautiful cul-de-sac – and all for under $1MM. See more here.

Katonah, NY

Art for All: Celebrate the first of three Summer Saturdays at the Katonah Museum of Art, this Saturday, June 15. The evening will be filled with art, music and dancing, all under the stars in the museum’s lush sculpture garden. Events are hosted by residents and, by popular demand, the June 15 event will feature local band Blonde Ambition! Click here for more.

Greenwich, CT

Yoga with Lulu: Every Sunday the ever-popular Lululemon on Greenwich Avenue offers free yoga! Whether you’re a first-timer or near yogi status, grab your mat (or borrow one of theirs!), slip on your favorite Wunder Under or Presence Pants, and get to the store by 9:30! Click here for more on the class as well as other upcoming in-store events.

Maplewood, NJ

Painting Happy Hour! Even if you’ve never picked up a brush, this fun night out is for you. Erin Rogers Pickering from Geralyn’s Art Studio is hosting a Painting Happy Hour on Friday. She’ll walk you through putting together a work of art, all while you sip on drinks (BYOB) and chat with other soon-to-be-artists. Cheers! For more information, For more information, click here.

Think About It

Buying a home is filled with careful consideration, leg work and patience! But what should you really be considering before hitting that first open house? has assembled the 14 things to consider before taking the plunge. This easy-to-follow list is great as you amp up your search, and helps keep emotions in check every step of the way. Read the full list.

An A+ in NY!

Thinking about relocating to Westchester County, Rockland County or Long Island? U.S. News & World Report has a comprehensive list of New York’s top high schools, so you can get a sneak peek at where your teens will be hitting the books. Some of the best schools in the state—and the country—hail from the Empire State. See the full list .