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Important info on closing costs when selling a home. Jim Turano
Sep 20, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 198 198 recommendations | email to a friend
So besides hearing from a sales agent how much commission, or length of time for them to get the exclusive from you, do they explain your closing costs to you? From 42 years ago until today, I alwa...
Hire the most experienced hands on Broker- Jim Turano
Sep 16, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 335 335 recommendations | email to a friend
Now celebrating his 42 year in the Real Estate Business. Over 4,000 written appraisals to date completed. Appeared in New York State Supreme Court as an expert witness in appraising. During Pandemi...
From the earliest I can remember, I’ve always loved music. Exclusive interview with songwriter, singer and entertainer Paul Loren
Sep 08, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 581 581 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Paul Loren is a singer, songwriter, producer, and consummate entertainer. A native New Yorker, Paul was raised on the rich legacy of soul, classic pop, and the G...
The Origins Of Marriage
Aug 29, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
legal marriage contract they may use, such because the community of property or an ante-nuptial contract. Some different essential agreements would come with whether or to not have children togethe...
Blood Memory, prose Poems: Reading these poems is an adventure of sorts in the emotional world
Aug 22, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 187 187 recommendations | email to a friend
R eview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena In this outstanding collection of poems in prose, or prose poems as they may be defined,  Michelle Reale  evaluates and presents the doubts, soul’s contortions, an...
42 Years in Business this September
Aug 21, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 203 203 recommendations | email to a friend
Jim Turano celebrates his 42 year in business this September. Broker of Diverse Real Estate of Middle Village. Residential, Mixed Use and Commercial Sales. Completed over 4,000 written appraisals t...
“I’ve wondered if even my most pessimistic books aren’t pessimistic enough…” Exclusive interview with award-winning author Paolo Bacigalupi.
Aug 02, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 325 325 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Paolo Bacigalupi  is a successful science fiction and fantasy writer. He has won the  Hugo ,  Nebula ,  John. W. Campbell ,  Compton Crook ,  Theodore Sturgeon ,...
Record breaking sales listings for July 2021
Jul 31, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 380 380 recommendations | email to a friend
Good News! This has been a record breaking Month for Diverse Real Estate. Over $11,000,000 dollars in new listings this Month. One families, Mixed use buildings, Taxpayer building and Commercial bu...
Congrats to my sales agent. Well done.
Jul 31, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 326 326 recommendations | email to a friend
Congrats to my sales Agents for breaking a record for July 2021. servicing Middle Village, Glendale, Maspeth, Forest Hills, Ridgewood and Astoria.  Jim Turano/ Broker Diverse Real Estate 347-837-9206 
COMING OUT OF THE TUNNEL: TOWARD A CLEAR VIEW OF OPERA IN OUR TIME
Jul 19, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 2169 2169 recommendations | email to a friend
BY MICHAEL RECCHIUTI The worldwide pandemic of 2020-2021 succeeded in accomplishing what years of shrinking, progressively less sophisticated audiences, graft laden internal politics, destructive n...

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Kelsey Brow, King Manor Museum
As executive director of the King Manor Museum in Jamaica, Kelsey Brow is tasked with preserving the house and former estate of Rufus King, an original signer of the U.S. Constitution. With public ...
Sep 21, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Finnegan Shepard, Both& Apparel
Finnegan Shepard is the brand founder of Both& Apparel, which is devoted to transmasculine fashion. Shepard created this line of t-shirts to help people feel comfortable in their own skin, no matte...
Sep 16, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Danielle Douglas, Inspire Enterprise
Danielle Douglas is the CEO of Inspire Enterprise, helping business owners adapt to new obstacles they may face. Inspire Enterprise is a boutique business advisory firm that focuses on building the...
Sep 08, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charles Melone, Variety Boys & Girls Club
Charles Melone, better known as “Coach CP,” describes basketball as his one true love. He takes his passion for the sport with him to work every day as the athletics director at the Variety Boys an...
Sep 01, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tom Sebazco, KINKA
Astoria-based artist Tom Sebazco helps promote the work of fellow artists at his gift shop, KINKA. “KINKA comes from a Japanese tea ceremony,” said Sebazco. “At the tea ceremony, there is a flower ...
Aug 25, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tom Zmich, BP Candidate
Tom Zmich, who previously ran for Congress against Congresswoman Grace Meng, is now looking to unseat Borough President Donovan Richards. One of Zmich’s priorities is bring rail service back to a 3...
Aug 18, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dawn Kelly of The Nourish Spot in Jamaica
Dawn Kelly has been the owner of The Nourish Spot located in Jamaica since 2017 and has been promoting healthy living through her small business ever since. Kelly was inspired to open The Nourish S...
Aug 05, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dr. Navarra Rodriguez, Advantage Care Physicians
Dr. Navarra Rodriguez is president and chief medical officer of Advantage Care Physicians New York (ACPNY). She oversees 40 offices that care for a half-million patients in the New York metro area....
Jul 20, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
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Steven Raga, City Council Candidate
Steven Raga, former chief of staff to Assemblyman Brian Barnwell, is running for City Council in District 26, which includes Long Island City, parts of Astoria, Dutch Kills, Sunnyside, and Woodside...
Jun 01, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 318 318 recommendations | email to a friend
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Denise Keehan-Smith, City Council Candidate
With 16 candidates currently running, it is an understatement to call the field of Democratic nominees for the District 26 City Council seat crowded. However, district native Denise Keehan-Smith is...
May 26, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 303 303 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marilyn Ramdeen, Regional Clinical Director
National Nurses Week from May 6-12 celebrates the contributions and sacrifices of nurses across the globe. One of those is Marilyn Ramdeen, who is regional clinical director for AdvantageCare Physi...
May 13, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 299 299 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rob MacKay, Author
“Historic Houses of Queens” by Rob MacKay is an in-depth history of notable Queens homes that examines their architecture, interior design, surrounding neighborhoods, peculiarities, and personaliti...
May 04, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 431 431 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lynn Schulman, City Council Candidate
Lynn Schulman, a lifelong progressive and public servant, is running for City Council in District 29, which include the neighborhoods of Forest Hills, Rego Park, and Kew Gardens. “I’m running becau...
Apr 27, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 468 468 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stephanie, Greenpoint Mother
This past Monday, the child care and education company Lightbridge Academy broke ground on a new franchise location at 23 India Street in Greenpoint. Stephanie, a Greenpoint resident and mother of ...
Apr 20, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 483 483 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry Wong, Executive Chef
Tucked away on 40th Road in Flushing is a small store called Legendary Chicken, where Henry Wong is frying up delicious meals and helping out his community throughout the pandemic. He is the manage...
Mar 09, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 621 621 recommendations | email to a friend
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