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By Select A Home | Broker in Merrick, NY
  • Homes for Sale Merrick NY 11566

    Posted Under: Market Conditions in Merrick, Home Buying in Merrick, In My Neighborhood in Merrick  |  October 24, 2012 11:44 AM  |  1,049 views  |  No comments

    Merrick NY Homes for Sale can range from $340,000 dollars to well over $1,500,000 million dollars.  No bull they really can.  In this area with one zip code 11566 the styles of homes to be found are very diverse.  Merrick New York Homes for Sale might be considered a Mc Mansion selling for close to or over &900,000 dollars and the bottom line price is going to be dictated by the location of the home.  Years ago a home with a price tag of more than $750,000 dollars in Merrick NY would have been found on one of the canals or on the open bay.  Today that is not the case as there are many homes found north of Sunrise Highway that are selling over $800,000 dollars. 

    For those of you seeking a more modest home you can find expanded Capes and Ranches at prices that range from $390,000 to $490,000 dollars.  Some of these Merrick New York Homes for sale in this price range are in move in condition.  Others with a little TLC will be worth even more once given the care they need and desire. 

    Something to keep in mind while searching  Merrick New York Homes for sale there are  4 different  school districts for the elementary grades and one central High School District .  What this means is you could by a home in a section of Merrick but find that you belong to the Bellmore school district or not one of the 2 Merrick Schools districts.   Also depending on the population of school children these boundaries for schools can shift it is rare but they have.  The good news about all this is that all the school systems in this area are excellent and the students excel and the curriculums of all the schools have to be the same assuring consistency.  

    So when you start your search for Merrick New York Homes for Sale I would also suggest that you employ a Realtor that knows the area.  That can provide you with all the details about schools and true market values of your potential purchase.  I know my market regardless of price be it a Merrick NY Home for sale for $340,000 dollars or over $1,500,000 I can help you get the best deal and make you feel comfortable knowing you're just where you want to be.

     Depending on your exact location will determine which of these schools your child will attended.

  • Buying A Home In Merrick NY

    Posted Under: Home Buying in Merrick  |  April 24, 2012 2:21 PM  |  1,106 views  |  No comments

    Merrick NY Homes for Sale vary in style and price range. You can find Merrick NY Homes for sale with price tags ranging from several million dollars to several hundred thousand dollars. There many homes with water views and others in areas with old oak trees. You can even find a few Town Houses in Merrick. In Line RanchThe style of Merrick NY Homes for sale are Ranches, Capes, Colonials and Splits. Here is a point to consider you can't say that you've seen one Ranch / Split or Cape and say you've seen them all. In the case of Ranches there are Hi-Ranches, In-Line Ranches, even Ranches that have second floors, now how is that a Ranch? Well in Merrick it is called a Masciola ranch so named after the developer who built them. These ranches can be found in an area that is known as "Merrick Woods". When homes become available in "The Woods" they tend to fly off the market as many Merrick residents trade up for so the competition can be fierce.

    Also found in the woods are Farm and Ranger Ranches these have a second floor but no basement. You can also find many older Colonials and one or two Capes and there is even some new construction as builders have purchased older homes and razed them. There is also a few Tudors in the area built in the 1920's. Tudor

    Throughout the rest of the area you can Merrick NY Homes for Sale that are Colonials, Splits, Capes and Ranches too. Although most Capes and Colonials are found in Merrick and North Merrick and more of the Splits can be found in South Merrick but there are a several pockets around town that have them too. When considering Merrick NY Homes for Sale keep in mind that no organization sells more homes in the Merrick and North Merrick area then Select-A-Home /Island South Reality Corp.

    I think it is very important for any one seeking Merrick NY Homes for Sale to understand how Merrick is structured because it can be confusing to someone Merrick NY Homes for Salethat has not been raised in the area. There is only one zip code for the town of Merrick 11566 but there are two school districts in Merrick, District 29, North Merrick Union Free School District and District 25 Merrick Union Free School District. Also you could have a Merrick address and you children could go to a Bellmore School. This is why working with an agent that knows the town can be very beneficial.

    If you would like to know more about the history of Merrick you may want to visit the Chamber of Commerice

  • MERRICK NY HOMES FOR SALE HOT MARKET

    Posted Under: Home Buying in Merrick  |  May 19, 2010 11:51 AM  |  1,400 views  |  No comments

    Merrick NY Homes for Sale vary in style and price range.  You can find Merrick NY Homes for sale with price tags ranging from several million dollars to several hundred thousand dollars.  There many homes with water views and others in areas with old oak trees.  You can even find a few Town Houses in Merrick. In Line RanchThe style of Merrick NY Homes for sale are Ranches, Capes, Colonials and Splits.  Here is a point to consider you can't say that you've seen one Ranch / Split or Cape and say you've seen them all.  In the case of Ranches there are Hi-Ranches, In-Line Ranches, even Ranches that have second floors, now how is that a Ranch?  Well in Merrick it is called a Masciola ranch so named after the developer who built them.  These ranches can be found in an area that is known as "Merrick Woods".  When homes become available in "The Woods" they tend to fly off the market as many Merrick residents trade up for so the competition can be fierce. 

    Also found in the woods are Farm and Ranger Ranches these have a second floor but no basement. You can also find many older Colonials and one or two Capes and there is even some new construction as builders have purchased older homes and razed them.  There is also a few Tudors in the area built in the 1920's.  Tudor

    Throughout the rest of the area you can Merrick NY Homes for Sale that are Colonials, Splits, Capes and Ranches too.   Although most Capes and Colonials are found in Merrick and North Merrick and more of the Splits can be found in South Merrick but there are a several pockets around town that have them too.   When considering Merrick NY Homes for Sale keep in mind that no organization sells more homes in the Merrick and North Merrick area then Select-A-Home /Island South Reality Corp. 

    I think it is very important for any one seeking Merrick NY Homes for Sale to understand how Merrick is structured because it can be confusing to someone Merrick NY Homes for Salethat has not been raised in the area.   There is only one zip code for the town of Merrick 11566 but there are two school districts in Merrick, District 29, North Merrick Union Free School District and District 25 Merrick Union Free School District.  Also you could have a Merrick address and you children could go to a Bellmore School.  This is why working with an agent that knows the town can be very beneficial. 

    If you would like to know more about the history of Merrick you may want to visit the Chamber of Commerice

 
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