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The Real Deal-Real Estate Update by godfather
Mar 08, 2016 | 4 4 comments | 372 372 recommendations | email to a friend
Since 1979 when Jim Turano then sales agent, first started, he was the first in the community to offer Senior Citizen Discounts. In addition he offered Police officers and fireman discounts when they were looking for apartments. First to advertise on Television in the 1980's, and served as presid...
House Listings for Sale by godfather
Mar 04, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
A professional who has lived in the Community since 1965 Has an advantage. A Real Estate Broker with 37 years of experience has the advantage. A Real Estate Broker who has served the Community as President of several organizations has the advantage.  A Real Estate Broker who has raised money for ...
Queens Real Estate Market Report: February 2016 by queenshometeamkw
Mar 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 390 390 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . Queens Real Estate Market Update: February 2016 Home sales dropped in January which is somewhat typical considering the fact that there’s usually a big rush to close by end of year. Sales in January were ...
University Policies to Deal with Sexual Harassment Issues by cjleclaire
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 383 383 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently, a sexual harassment case involving a Chicago professor became high profile in the news. While you can view the case from the perspective of the victim and the alleged abuser, there is also the viewpoint of educational institutions to consider. What preventative actions can they take to ...
5 Ways to Sell your Home for Top Dollar in Queens NY by queenshometeamkw
Feb 22, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 404 404 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . If you own or live in Queens, then you already know that we do things differently here. Not only are we the most diverse county in the world, but we also are part of New York City which means that we have...
What Else You, as an Employer, Should Know About Telephone Calls by cjleclaire
Feb 16, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 388 388 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans & Associates Many employees today wear headsets for phone conversations because it frees their hands to type and check facts on the computer. While their headsets are still on, employees often speak with each other as well. The question arises, can employers monitor their ...
What About Your Rights as an Employer to Monitor an Employee’s Social Media Accounts? by cjleclaire
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 412 412 recommendations | email to a friend
While in some states employers are able to establish company policies that limit what employees can post about employers, New York’s laws protect the employee’s privacy rights. First of all, New York State law prohibits you from asking employees for the username or password to their social media ...
Is It Legal to Monitor Your Employees’ Phone Calls? by cjleclaire
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 318 318 recommendations | email to a friend
As an employer, you may wonder where to draw the lines as far as monitoring employees’ phone calls at work. Certainly for quality control purposes, it makes sense to monitor calls with customers or clients. But how do laws limit what you can do? If the call is made while in California and all par...
What to Do When You Have Been Hurt at Work by cjleclaire
Feb 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 283 283 recommendations | email to a friend
Under the laws of New York, if you have been hurt on the job, you have a right to seek benefits under the state’s workers’ compensation system. The program is what has been commonly referred to as the “grand bargain.” Essentially, this means that workers and employers should both benefit from the...
Minor Repairs and Improvements that Make all the Difference in Queens by queenshometeamkw
Feb 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 289 289 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty .   Whenever we meet with Homeowners who are thinking of selling, we usually give them some homework before putting their property on the market. Reason why is because there are always little things that c...