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Long Island Celebrates July 4
Fireworks, food, family fun, and a celebration of all that makes the country special... it's almost time once again to celebrate July 4 on Long Island. This year, you'll have the opportunity to visit fireworks shows across Long Island, take in concerts, visit local festivals, and spend some quality time in the communities that you call home. Whether you're looking for a family outing, a date night, or anything in between, Long Island has something for you on July 4 this year. Our real estate agents are here to help you prepare for summer fun, with our guide to celebrating July 4 on Long Island for 2019.

  1. Oyster Bay Salute to America Concert – July 9 – 4990 Merrick Rd., Massapequa Park 11762
    Oyster Bay homes for sale put you in a community that loves to celebrate local heroes, and the Salute to America Concert is a fun, patriotic event around July 4 each year. Enjoy an evening of music, food, and outdoor fun at John J. Burns Park. Organizers of the Oyster Bay Salute to America Concert set aside plenty of time to honor local veterans and those who serve the community. It's a great opportunity to support those who support the community and enjoy a night of family fun on July 4th weekend.

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Long Island Home Buying for Newlyweds

At Laffey Real Estate, our real estate agents know our #1 job is to make your home-buying transaction faster and easier – we get you to your goals the right way. When you're buying a home as a couple, though, it takes a little more legwork to define what those goals are.

Disagreements come up in any relationship, but the decision to buy a house takes a lot of care and consideration. Moving too fast could mean picking a property with which neither of you is satisfied. On the other hand, choosing the right home will only deepen your bond.

Here's how to make it work:

  1. Start With Clear Objectives
    At the start of your house hunt, each of you should come up with a list of ten "must have" features for the house. It doesn't mean you'll get all 20 – every home has its foibles – but it will help you focus on the features both of you see as worthwhile to pursue.

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Long Island Martini

How Do You Like Your Martini?  Shaken or Stirred?

It's never a bad time for a Martini on Long Island, but did you know there is a day dedicated specifically to enjoy this drink? National Martini Day is June 19 and serves as a perfect opportunity to savor your favorite drink.

Whether you're looking to celebrate National Martini Day or your own personal martini day, there are few better places to enjoy a martini than Long Island. The bars, restaurants, and lounges of Long Island serve some of the best martinis around whether you're looking for a traditional martini or a new twist on an old favorite. Wondering where to start your search for the perfect mixed drink? Our real estate agents offer our guide to the best spots for a martini on Long Island.

  1. Post Office Cafe – 130 W Main St., Babylon 11702
    Babylon homes for sale make it easy to reach the Post Office Cafe, regularly voted as one of Long Island's favorite spots for a martini. This unique dining and drinks spot, a local favorite for more than 40 years, serves up classic martinis in an excellent atmosphere. The restaurant is located within an old post office and offers delicious meals in addition to an extensive, diverse cocktail menu.

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Long Island Vinyl Record Stores

Did you know that vinyl records are back and growing more popular by the year? Whether you're new to the world of vinyl, have been collecting for years, or recently rekindled your love for the format, you're certainly not alone.

Vinyl record shops are popular hangouts, where you can search for obscure records, add old favorites to your collection or discover new music recorded on vinyl. Long Island is home to some of the best vinyl shops in the region. Our real estate agents have the details on the best places to shop for vinyl in Long Island communities.

  1. Mr. Cheapo CD and Record Exchange – 2020 Jericho Tpke., Commack 11725
    Looking for a soundtrack while you shop for Commack homes for sale? Stop by Mr. Cheapo CD and Record Exchange, where you can find great deals on records from across a wide range of genres. This is one of the most well-known music shops on Long Island and has been serving the area with affordable music for more than three decades.

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