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Archive for December, 2017

New Year’s Eve is only three days away. If you are still looking for some fun ways to celebrate locally check out these two articles:

Have a safe and happy New Year!

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2018 Listing Preview

COMING SOON!
Exceptional Colonial in Rye…January 2018.

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Book Club Pick

TO THE BRIGHT EDGE OF THE WORLD by Eowyn Ivey
To the Bright Edge of the World takes us to Alaska in the late 1800’s. The novel is loosely based on an actual expedition by a Lieutenant in the US Army up the Wolverine River. We learn the story through correspondence mostly between Lieutenant Forrester and his wife Sophie.  It is beautifully written and captures both the hardships and the beauty of Alaska.

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Weekly Real Estate Update (12/22/17 – 12/28/17)

RYE CITY SCHOOLS (10580)

  • Active Single Family Homes – 48
  • SF Homes in Contract – 26
  • Average Price – $3,897,062
  • Average Price Per SF – $693.15
  • Average DOM – 184 Days
  • Median Price – $3,140,000
  • Sales YTD: 2017 – 171 | 2016 – 149

0 New Single Family Listings in Rye:

0 Price Reductions in Rye

0 Public Open Houses in Rye This Weekend

 

RYE NECK SCHOOLS (10580)

  • Active Single Family Homes – 11
  • SF Homes in Contract – 2
  • Average Price – $3,470,818
  • Average Price per SF – $610.03
  • Average DOM – 172 Days
  • Median Price – $2,995,000
  • Sales YTD: 2017 – 21 | 2016 – 17

0 New Single Family Listings in Rye Neck 10580

0 Price Reductions in Rye Neck 10580

0 Public Open Houses in Rye Neck (10580) This Weekend

 

HARRISON SCHOOLS (10577, 10580, 10528)

  • Active Single Family Homes – 118
  • SF Homes in Contract – 28
  • Average Price – $2,888,270
  • Average Price per SF – $439.43
  • Average DOM – 205 Days
  • Median Price – $2,649,000
  • Sales YTD: 2017 – 121 | 2016 – 122

2 New Single Family Listings in Harrison:

  • 18 Dorann Road (10577) – $2,300,000
  • 595 North Street (10580) – $2,495,000

0 Price Reductions in Harrison

2 Public Open Houses in Harrison (10580,10528,10577) This Weekend

For more information on any of the above properties or the current real estate market please contact me at jomeara@houlihanlawrence.com.

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The Banh Mi Shop
If you want to take a break from cooking over the holidays stop by The Bahn Mi Shop. This a a great new place in White Plains serving traditional Vietnamese sandwiches and Pho – their version of soup with noodles.
Address: 148 Mamaroneck Avenue in White Plains
Phone: 914.686.6888

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No school? Cold weather? No problem! Thanks to RYE RECREATION there are a plethora of activities to keep our children busy during the upcoming winter break.

SHOCK IT TO ME – Mad Science Workshop
Description
: It will be “electrifying” as we learn about conductors, insulators and the world of circuit electricity. You may even have a “hair-raising” experience!
Grades: K – 4
Date: Wednesday, 12/27
Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm
Program Site: Damiano Recreation Center
Fee: $55 resident; $65 non-resident (On-Line Registration Required)

THE WINTER WONDERLAND – Mad Science Workshop
Description: It’s the most wonderful time of the year and we’ll use our “Mad” mixtures to create a special snowball that will never melt! Then we’ll warm up, but not with hot cocoa. We’ll explore and harness the form of energy called heat and use it to create chemical changes in sugar crystals to make our holiday cotton candy treats.
Grades: K – 4
Date: Thursday, 12/28
Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm

Program Site: Damiano Recreation Center
Fee: $55 resident; $65 non-resident (On-Line Registration Required)

WINTER WONDERLAND CARTOONS CAMP
Description: 
Rejuvenate your child’s spark and creativity this winter with a Young Rembrandts cartoon class. Your child will be on the quick road to cartoon mastery as he or she tackles our fun drawing lessons. In keeping with the season, our students will also have the opportunity to show off their humor as they draw our reindeer imposters, the fun and chaos of shopping and a gift giving sequence.
Ages: 6 – 12
Date: Wednesday – Friday, 12/27-12/29
Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Program Site: Damiano Recreation Center.
Fee: $110 resident; $135 non-resident (On-Line Registration Required)

VIDEO GAMES AND FAVORITE APPS ART CAMP
Description
: Art is all around us, including on phones and online! Join Young Rembrandts for a workshop mimicking the amazing imagery of our Favorite Apps and Video Games! Every day students will learn new illustration and coloring techniques inspired by popular video games. Artwork is inspired by a pixel block characters, plants, zombies and many more classic apps and games. If your child loves to game or draw, they’ll have a blast putting their own personal touches on some of these favorites!
Ages: 6 – 12
Date: Wednesday – Friday, 12/27-12/29
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Program Site: Damiano Recreation Center
Fee: $110 resident; $135 non-resident (On-Line Registration Required)

STAR WARS LIVE ACTION FLIX CAMP
Description: Use the Force to write, direct, film, and star in your very own Star Wars Live Action Movie! You can be a Jedi Knight, a Sith Lord, an X-Wing Tie Fighter pilot, or even a cool droid like R2-D2 or C3PO in an original Star Wars movie you create! Kids will work together on the movie going through the Hollywood process from “Action” to “Cut” and “That’s a Wrap!” Come join the fun, and “May the Force be with you!” *Flix downloadable within a month after camp ends.
Grades: 2 – 5
Dates: Tuesday – Friday, 12/26-12/29
Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Program Site: Damiano Recreation Center
Fee: $155 resident; $180 non-resident (On-Line Registration Required)

ANIMATION FLIX CAMP
Description
: Learn how to bring everyday objects to life using the magic of stop-motion! Create multiple stop motion movies using everything from toy cars to white boards. It’s the ultimate arts and crafts camp where you create, direct, and film your movies in age-appropriate groups. *Fix downloadable within a month after camp ends.
Grades: 2 – 5
Dates: Tuesday – Friday, 12/26-12/29
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Program Site: Damiano Recreation Center
Fee: $155 resident; $180 non-resident (On-Line Registration Required)

COME OUT & PLAY W/ RYE REC
Description
: Get your play on with Rye Recreation and get a head start to a healthy and Happy New Year!
Ages: All
Fee: FREE
Family Open Skate & Gym
12/27-12/29 @ 2:15pm – 4:30pm at Rye Country Day School (You must provide your own skates and helmets)
Dribble, Dish & Swish Contest
12/27 @3:00pm at Rye Country Day School
Mad Science Show- The Big Top
12/28 @ 1:30pm at Rye Recreation
Ice Cream Social
12/28 @ 2:15pm at Rye Recreation

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Weekly Real Estate Update (12/8/17 – 12/14/17)

RYE CITY SCHOOLS (10580)

  • Active Single Family Homes – 56
  • SF Homes in Contract – 31
  • Average Price – $3,727,911
  • Average Price Per SF – $697.96
  • Average DOM – 161 Days
  • Median Price – $2,997,000
  • Sales YTD: 2017 – 163 | 2016 – 140

0 New Single Family Listings in Rye:

1 Price Reduction in Rye

  • 423 Boston Post Road – $2,675,000 to $2,650,000

0 Public Open Houses in Rye This Weekend

 

RYE NECK SCHOOLS (10580)

  • Active Single Family Homes – 10
  • SF Homes in Contract – 4
  • Average Price – $3,722,900
  • Average Price per SF – $644.92
  • Average DOM – 171 Days
  • Median Price – $3,095,000
  • Sales YTD: 2017 – 19 | 2016 – 17

0 New Single Family Listings in Rye Neck 10580

0 Price Reductions in Rye Neck 10580

0 Public Open Houses in Rye Neck (10580) This Weekend

 

HARRISON SCHOOLS (10577, 10580, 10528)

  • Active Single Family Homes – 126
  • SF Homes in Contract – 23
  • Average Price – $2,796,245
  • Average Price per SF – $435.75
  • Average DOM – 197 Days
  • Median Price – $2,525,000
  • Sales YTD: 2017 – 120 | 2016 – 114

1 New Single Family Listing in Harrison:

  • 20 Lincoln Lane (10577) – $2,500,000

3 Price Reductions in Harrison:

  • 308 Harrison Avenue (10528) – $715,000 to $695,000
  • 79 Pleasant Ridge Road (10528) – $3,425,000 to $3,350,000
  • 109 Lincoln Avenue (10577) – $7,600,000 to $5,500,000

3 Public Open Houses in Harrison (10580,10528,10577) This Weekend

For more information on any of the above properties or the current real estate market please contact me at jomeara@houlihanlawrence.com.

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