As important as knowing what you want in your next house (see last month’s blog musings) is learning about what should be cause for concern. Every house has limitations - shag carpeting, dated paint colors, older roof, overgrown landscaping are just a few examples; and many of these negatives can be relatively easily remedied. Some may even be desirable to a buyer looking to give an older house some TLC or hoping to score a deal on a fixer upper. If you are up for it, buying a solid house that needs updating is a great opportunity. What we want to discuss are issues that don’t always have easy fixes. We strive to ensure that the buyers we work with are aware of the following before they decide whether to proceed with a purchase:read more
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Looking for a completely renovated home with large rooms and great flow? Set on a large treed lot, in a quiet, walkable neighborhood, you don’t want to miss this one! From top to bottom, virtually everything is brand new including - roof, kitchen, both bathrooms, flooring, boiler, water heater, Bilco door and more. Add to that finished space in the basement and an oversized two car garage with a very useable attic and you really have the perfect home.
Unique opportunity to have the farm of your dreams! With over 100 acres of pastures perfect for grazing livestock, the property features a comfortably appointed custom modular. Included are a 2007 Morton barn (36 x 60) with 4-6 stalls, 6 paddocks, storage & additional sheds; the original 1800s farmhouse with so much potential and more! Breathtaking views, outdoor recreation, many conveniences near by, only 30 minutes to Albany and various markets. Agricultural exemption keeps taxes low. Operating as a farm; appointment required, no drop-ins.
Looking for a great investment opportunity? Featuring three updated units that are always rented, this building generates over $26k in income. Separate utilities in two of the apartments, replacement windows, wood floors, good storage space, easy on-street parking.
Looking for a profitable bar/music venue in the heart of Albany? Hoping for a full kitchen, complete with new fire suppressor system, large ice cooler, professional grade stove and cooktop? A 27 ft long bar with a newer Glycol keg system? Seating at bar and built-in tables and an approved capacity of 75 people? With additional income (currently $1400 a month) from two apartments above bar?
Striking the perfect balance that many wish for - historic yet contemporary, grand yet comfortable, gracious yet homey, you will be proud to come home to 1749 New Scotland Road! With large living spaces, a chef’s kitchen, a master suite with bathroom, office and sleeping porch, a finished attic, multiple outdoor seating areas and a three car garage with loft - all updated and featuring high-end finishes and interesting architectural details, this home is unparalleled. Enjoy easy access down a quiet road to the recently paved Albany County Rail Trail, one of the community's best assets.
Enjoy a bit of luxury every day right in the heart of Downtown Albany! This pristine, sun-filled top-floor condo features wood floors throughout, large windows, LEED-certified construction, and a private covered balcony. Wash away cares in the master Kohler spa shower. Create gourmet meals in the well-appointed kitchen, with high-quality appliances and solid maple cabinetry. Enjoy an evening at home by the gas fireplace, or walk to dinner and a show. Entertain friends or just enjoy the views from the rooftop terrace. Work out anytime in the private fitness center. Come home to the good life.
Who We Are
McSharry and Associates Realty is a small company with big expectations for ourselves. Located on “Main Street,” we are both small town and broad-based. We work primarily by referral and strive to exceed customer expectations, because we understand loyalty is something that has to be earned. We are always client-centered, goal focused and relationship driven. Clients who are looking for top-shelf customer care value our highly personalized and flexible services and are impressed by our negotiating skills and our attention to detail throughout the transaction. We deeply value the community we live and work in and we are fully committed to returning the support we get via our Community Give Back Program. We don’t want to be the biggest real estate firm in the area, but we do want to be the best.
Since 1996, we’ve worked with hundreds of families throughout Albany New York’s Capital Region. After reading what our clients have to say and hearing about our sales statistics, we think you’ll agree that working with McSharry and Associates is the best way to achieve your real estate goals.