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Summer Issue of the Hudson Valley Style Magazine: Ascending above the Valley – Aerial Photo Essay by Maxwell Alexander

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Hudson Valley Style Magazine Issue No.8 – Summer 2018

Every season is beautiful in the Hudson Valley. Summer is a perfect time to build, create and execute visions that were born earlier this year. In this issue, we are ascending above the Valley and introducing our globally-oriented Landida™ and ToughConstruct™ enterprises, as well as other new projects from the Duncan Avenue Group.

Maxwell Alexander & Dino Alexander

Hudson Valley Style Magazine Issue No.8 – Summer 2018
Hudson Valley Style Magazine Issue No.8 – Summer 2018
Hudson Valley Style Magazine Issue No.8 – Summer 2018
Hudson Valley Style Magazine Issue No.8 – Summer 2018
Hudson Valley Style Magazine Issue No.8 – Summer 2018
Hudson Valley Style Magazine Issue No.8 – Summer 2018
Hudson Valley Style Magazine Issue No.8 – Summer 2018
Hudson Valley Style Magazine Issue No.8 – Summer 2018
Hudson Valley Style Magazine Issue No.8 – Summer 2018
Hudson Valley Style Magazine Issue No.8 – Summer 2018

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Villa 9W – Luxury Hudson Valley Vacation Home by Duncan Avenue

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Villa 9W- Authentic Hudson Valley

Just like a good bottle of wine, Villa 9W is set to inspire, relax and entertain guests from all around the World this Summer. All with authentic Hudson Valley Style, high-end design, and unprecedented comfort.

Experience the Magic of Hudson Valley for Yourself!

Stay in Duncan Avenue Homes Properties and experience the real magic of the authentic Hudson Valley Style Design™, home decor, luxurious bathroom amenities by DA Aromatherapy Collection™ and beautiful and inspiring Hudson Valley Nature!

Explore little towns, shop at small family owned boutique stores, organic farmers markets, visit world-class fine arts museums and galleries. Ski Hudson Valley Slopes, hike Hudson Valley Trails, climb Hudson Valley Mountains! There is so much to explore in the area and so close to New York City!

All of Duncan Avenue Homes™ Properties are equipped for vacation and business travel and conveniently located minutes to Dia Beacon, Stormking Art Center, West Point Military Academy, and Shawangunk Wine Trail. Our vacation homes are so much better than a hotel or a bed and breakfast: You get complete privacy and entire property for yourself, there are no other guests to bump into, there are no noisy neighbors behind the wall to deal with. In fact, your family can feel like home, a beautiful & comfortable home, right here in the Hudson Valley.

Villa 9W - Luxury Hudson Valley Vacation PropertyWelcome to Duncan Avenue Homes’ Villa 9W!

Hudson Valley Style Magazine Spring 2018 Feature – Duncan Avenue’s Villa 9W - Duncan Avenue Design Studio
Hudson Valley Style Magazine Spring 2018 Feature – Duncan Avenue’s Villa 9W – Duncan Avenue Design Studio

This is one of a kind home designed by Duncan Avenue Design Studio – Hudson Valley’s premier Real Estate Developer and Award Winning Team of Designers featured New York State of Design Competition.

Villa 9W- Authentic Hudson Valley
Villa 9W- Authentic Hudson Valley

Located in the beautiful Hudson Valley (Newburgh Town, NY) Community, minutes to World-class travel destinations such as Dia: Beacon, West Point, Storm King Art Museum, Newburgh Riverfront Fine Dining and Golf Courses.

Private Beach at the Villa 9W - Hudson Valley Luxury Bed & Breakfast
Private Beach at the Villa 9W – Hudson Valley Luxury Bed & Breakfast

Sustainability, sophisticated style, smart LED lighting and custom designer furnishings and light fixtures are only part of the beautiful features incorporating reclaimed wood and handcrafted forged steel elements.

Villa 9W - Hudson Valley Luxury Vacation Home/Hotel
Villa 9W – Hudson Valley Luxury Vacation Home/Hotel

The center of the home is a 2-story-high steel fireplace in the middle of an A-frame atrium/living room. The spacious loft area with vaulted ceiling offers access to an indoor balcony and is the perfect setting for a private yoga session. On the main floor, you will find the fully equipped laundry room. Eco-friendly concrete flooring throughout with eco-friendly rugs in all bedrooms complete the overwhelming sense of comfort.

Villa 9W- Authentic Hudson Valley
Villa 9W- Authentic Hudson Valley

Smart indoor climate control system, rustic yet sophisticated decor, and high-end designer elements make this home a true gem in the beautiful Hudson Valley.

– Hold Your private Event at the Villa 9W! –

Beautiful and stylish indoor/outdoor space is ready to host your next private event, photo shoot or create an amazing cinematic backdrop for a movie scene. Catering, event furniture, light and sound equipment provided. Contact Us to get a custom quote.


– Please send an inquiry for a custom event/photo/video shoot quote. We provide local catering and event equipment rental. Event insurance required! We will send a recommended list of insurance companies and policy requirements. No parties/events allowed without prior authorization and purchase of additional insurance, cleaning and security services.

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or contact Duncan Avenue Homes directly to learn more or make a reservation.

DA SKY - Aerial Real Estate Photography in Hudson Valley, New York
DA SKY – Aerial Real Estate Photography in Hudson Valley, New York

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Buying a Home?  Price is Just the First of Six Negotiations

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Alexander Maxwell Realty - Luxury Hudson Valley Real Estate - List with the Best

Buying a Home?  Price is Just the First of Six Negotiations

by Dino Alexander, NYS Licensed Real Estate Broker [ Alexander Maxwell Realty ]

Dino Alexander, NYS Licensed Real Estate Broker, Alexander Maxwell Realty
Dino Alexander, NYS Licensed Real Estate Broker, Alexander Maxwell Realty

If you haven’t purchased a home before, or if you have and didn’t bump into all six of these negotiations, you may have left money on the table. Too many homebuyers are fixated on the offer price for the home, but there are a number of opportunities to negotiate that can save you a ton of money. And, it’s not just money on the deal. It can be money every month for years.

#1: The Offer Price

Everybody knows this one, and it gets the ball rolling. If you’re working with a real estate agent, they will likely offer advice. They may tell you not to go too low, as you may be told to take a hike. But, you are the boss in this transaction. The best way to give yourself some leverage is to have a backup house that you’re fine with buying if you blow the first deal.

#2: Counter Offers

If the seller takes your first offer, you’ll be wondering why, or if you offered too much. There are some negotiations that go through multiple counter offers. Some deals walk up by small jumps, with the buyer and the seller thinking they’re tough negotiators and it’s not a good deal unless they bounce numbers back and forth for a while.

#3: Contingencies

It’s not all about money when you’re buying a home. When you’re checking out the listing, there may be notes like “hot tub not included,” or “storage building not included.” There can be any number of possessions that the seller may not want to leave. Counter offers can be a little bit of money and some item(s). Asking for that hot tub can be a legitimate counteroffer, and the seller may come back with a yes, but at a higher selling price.

Sometimes the contingency isn’t an item. Instead, it may be the closing date. A seller may want to stay in the home a little longer than the closing date you want for move-in. Negotiations can bounce back and forth with the price moving up and down based on other contingencies.

#4: Repairs

When the home inspection is finished, you receive the inspection report. There may be repairs that you want the seller to do before closing. Or, you may ask for money to do the repairs after closing. This is often better, as the seller will want to get them done as cheaply as possible. You will be more concerned with having them done right.

Here’s a warning about repair negotiations: if you are congratulating yourself on beating the seller with a lowball selling price, don’t expect to get much or any consideration if you want repairs. At that point, the seller has already been locked into the selling price, and they may not have any more room to bargain. Even if they do, they may be a little upset about that low purchase price after thinking about it for a while.

#5: Mortgage Terms

The mortgage terms are the negotiation that will be with you for a long time. Often it’s more shopping than negotiating, but you never know until you ask. Sure, the bank, lender, or mortgage broker will give you a rate quote, points, costs, etc. Usually, you are working with a mortgage broker, so whatever they show you, ask for something better.

They are getting a fee from the lender they are taking you to, and they may be able to cut that fee to keep from losing your business. At the very least, negotiating with them can get them to shop your loan to other lenders, as they work with more than one.

#6: Insurance

Get quotes from different insurance companies or, if you’re working with a broker, get them to shop your policy for the best deal. Be careful, though, as you don’t want a better price if they’ve knocked out some of the coverage you really need.

There you have the six points in a home purchase where negotiating can save you money. Working at each of them can save you thousands upfront and tens of thousands over the years you own the home.

Alexander Maxwell Realty - Luxury Hudson Valley Real Estate - List with the Best
Alexander Maxwell Realty – Luxury Hudson Valley Real Estate – List with the Best
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Duncan Avenue Design Studio – Real Estate Design & Construction Services in Hudson Valley

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Hudson Valley, Newburgh, New York - 9W // Interior Design, Lighting Design and Property Renovation Project by Duncan Avenue Group

Real Estate Design & Construction Services in Hudson Valley

When looking to sell your home, you want to make sure that it is as well-designed and well-decorated as it can be. A home, after all, is mainly just space; it’s often the furnishings and the décor that really “sell it” to potential buyers. Professional real estate renovations and design services can leave you with a  property which is chic, modern, and competitive on the real estate market in Hudson Valley. When you’re looking for real estate design, construction or renovation services in Hudson Valley, you want to be sure that you’re choosing a company you can trust.

New Windsor, NY Interior Design and Renovation Project by Duncan Avenue Group
Kitchen Renovation // Concrete Counter Tops // Reclaimed Wood and Reclaimed Forged Steel Custom Shelving // New Windsor, NY Interior Design and Renovation Project by Duncan Avenue Group



Duncan Avenue Design Studio is a Hudson Valley-based real estate developer and marketing company which has some of the best real estate design and renovations services in Hudson Valley. Duncan Avenue Design Studio are experts in the Hudson Valley Style, creating homes and facades that elegantly match the standards of opulence expected in the Hudson Valley area. All of Duncan Avenue’s renovation projects have been featured in the Hudson Valley Style Magazine, which showcases Hudson Valley homes to potential buyers.

Lake House Renovation Project by Duncan Avenue Group
Custom Deck Furniture // Deck and Patio // Lake House Renovation Project by Duncan Avenue Group



A considerably green and eco-conscious company, Duncan Avenue makes efforts to ensure that its renovations and construction projects use locally sourced materials whenever possible. Taking energy efficiency very seriously, they also aim to design houses which remain comfortable, luxurious, and highly energy efficient. This is much easier to do with new houses, as they can be constructed with energy efficiency in mind.

What Duncan Avenue’s Design and Construction Services can offer you

In today’s real estate market, you need to ensure that your property competes with the competition and effortlessly displays its potential to potential buyers. Duncan Avenue’s design and construction services aim to boost the aesthetics, comfort, and practicality of homes in the Hudson Valley area, giving homes a more “homely” feel which enables potential buyers to more easily envision themselves living in them. The homes are renovated with design and functionality in mind, creating the perfect showstopper.

Hudson Valley, Newburgh, New York - 9W // Interior Design, Lighting Design and Property Renovation Project by Duncan Avenue Group
Hudson Valley, Newburgh, New York – 9W // Interior Design, Lighting Design and Property Renovation Project by Duncan Avenue Group

Among other things, Duncan Avenue can offer you:

– Bonus Rooms Decoration
Spare rooms can be decorated so that they may serve a multitude of purposes. For example, they could serve as a walk-in closet or a simple spare bedroom. Alternatively, they could be constructed as an office space or a children’s playroom.

– High-end finishes
High-end finishes and opulent décor allows Hudson Valley homes to fit in with their competition. For example, they can be installed with modern hardwood floors, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and designer light fixtures.

–  Personality
Each home is given its own unique style and personality, allowing it to stand out from the competition and remain memorable for potential buyers.

New Windsor, NY Interior Design and Renovation Project by Duncan Avenue Group
Master Bathroom Renovation // New Windsor, NY Interior Design and Renovation Project by Duncan Avenue Group



The artwork, furniture, and decorative pieces gracing Duncan Avenue’s renovated real estate properties can also be purchased as an add-on to the home’s purchase price if buyers like the way the home is decorated. Individual pieces can also be purchased separately if there are any pieces that a buyer takes a particular shine to.

Duncan Avenue provides real estate design, construction, and renovation services to plenty of homeowners in the Hudson Valley area, so why not get in touch and see what we can do to show off your property?

House Staging Tips - Infographic by Duncan Avenue Group (Hudson Valley, New York)
House Staging Tips – Infographic by Duncan Avenue Group (Hudson Valley, New York)
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Unique Home Accents – Maxwell Alexander | HOME™ Collection in the Duncan Avenue Shop

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Maxwell Alexander | HOME™ Collection in the Duncan Avenue Shop

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Maxwell Alexander | HOME™ Collection in the Duncan Avenue Shop
Maxwell Alexander | HOME™ Collection in the Duncan Avenue Shop
Maxwell Alexander | HOME™ Collection in the Duncan Avenue Shop
Maxwell Alexander | HOME™ Collection in the Duncan Avenue Shop
Maxwell Alexander | HOME™ Collection in the Duncan Avenue Shop
Maxwell Alexander | HOME™ Collection in the Duncan Avenue Shop
Maxwell Alexander | HOME™ Collection in the Duncan Avenue Shop
Maxwell Alexander | HOME™ Collection in the Duncan Avenue Shop
Maxwell Alexander | HOME™ Collection in the Duncan Avenue Shop
Maxwell Alexander | HOME™ Collection in the Duncan Avenue Shop
Maxwell Alexander | HOME™ Collection in the Duncan Avenue Shop
Maxwell Alexander | HOME™ Collection in the Duncan Avenue Shop
Maxwell Alexander | HOME™ Collection in the Duncan Avenue Shop
Maxwell Alexander | HOME™ Collection in the Duncan Avenue Shop
Maxwell Alexander | HOME™ Collection in the Duncan Avenue Shop
Maxwell Alexander | HOME™ Collection in the Duncan Avenue Shop
Maxwell Alexander | HOME™ Collection in the Duncan Avenue Shop
Maxwell Alexander | HOME™ Collection in the Duncan Avenue Shop

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