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Important info on closing costs when selling a home. Jim Turano
Sep 20, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 193 193 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 | 322 322 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 | 649 649 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 | 905 905 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 | 1118 1118 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 | 1177 1177 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 | 319 319 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 | 1781 1781 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 | 1734 1734 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 | 2164 2164 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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The Summer of Blaz
Who had a better summer than Mayor Bill de Blasio? Ever since Governor Andrew Cuomo completed his stunning fall from grace, the mayor has had a whole new attitude. Maybe it's just us, but it seems ...
Sep 21, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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A political fashion statement
If you're anything like us, you were probably pretty shocked that you weren't at the very least invited to this year's Met Gala to rub elbows with the elite names in fashion, entertainment and poli...
Sep 21, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cuomo won't go gentle into that good night
Governor Andrew Cuomo exited the Governor's Office in disgrace, but watching his pre-taped farewell speech on Monday you would think he was departing as a beloved leader. Why Cuomo felt the need to...
Aug 25, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens GOP contributing to its own demise
Curtis Sliwa is going to have a hard time overcoming the name recognition, momentum and overwhelming voter registration disadvantage in his race against Eric Adams for mayor. You know what is going...
Aug 18, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Will Queens go all blue this November?
The general election later this year probably won’t excite many voters. The Republicans won't be fielding many competitive candidates in the numerous City Council seats that will be open this year ...
Jul 28, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 180 180 recommendations | email to a friend
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Who's mayor of NYC? Depends on who you ask
At this rate, why even waste the money holding a general election this November to decide who will be the next mayor of New York City? Eric Adams was finally declared the winner of the Democratic P...
Jul 20, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
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Richards leaves little doubt about his feelings
Donovan Richards bested Elizabeth Crowley in the primary for Queens borough president...again. He defeated her last year in a special election to fill the seat vacated by Melinda Katz and held down...
Jul 14, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 161 161 recommendations | email to a friend
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Long overdue honor for Vietnam vets
In honor of Memorial Day, we revisited some undated photos we found in our archives. When we first ran them, we heard from two people who actually took part in the event. From John Rowan, national ...
Jun 01, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 344 344 recommendations | email to a friend
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When an endorsement isn’t really one
A few weeks back, we wrote about how ranked-choice voting has made campaign-season endorsements a little more complicated. Or maybe it makes them less complicated, depending on which side of the en...
May 26, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 344 344 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYC Transit head gets into mayoral race
The interim president of NYC Transit waded deep into the mayor’s race last week. Sarah Feinberg slammed Mayor Bill de Blasio for the uptick in violent subway crime, saying the incidents could have ...
May 19, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 372 372 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lander attack on speaker may have backfired
Councilman Brad Lander’s bid for city comptroller is looking increasingly more like a long shot. His chances took a big hit when City Council Speaker Corey Johnson decided to exit the mayor’s race ...
May 13, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 405 405 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why endorse one when you can back two?
A few weeks back, we wrote that endorsements would be hot commodities this election cycle with so many candidates running in local and citywide races. After all, there would only be so many major e...
May 04, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 390 390 recommendations | email to a friend
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Foldenauer has the luck of the draw
Candidates have always been concerned with where their names appear on the ballot. It’s always preferable to be in the first spot, as well as to have your name on there as many time as possible, wh...
Apr 27, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 457 457 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ballot not big enough for two GOP’ers
The Queens County Republican Party once enjoyed a fair amount of influence in Queens politics. While they never enjoyed the same support as the borough’s Democratic Party, the Queens GOP was still ...
Apr 20, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 419 419 recommendations | email to a friend
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Always a bridesmaid, never a bride!
Last week, we discussed how candidates are scrambling to pick up whatever endorsements they can before the Democratic Primary in June. We noted that with so many candidates running – there are hund...
Apr 14, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 414 414 recommendations | email to a friend
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