Speech therapist opts for Mount Vernon North abode

Medium d71446850081f908983e34795dc424c0 Peter and Rachel B. Rahanis bought a home at 30 Alameda Place in Mount Vernon from Frank and Elizabeth Costa for $635,000 on Oct. 1.

The house is in the neighborhood of Mount Vernon North.

Mr. Rahanis, a speech therapist, works at the Simply Speaking Speech & Language Center in Brooklyn. He has been with Simply Speaking since 2007.

He finished his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York-New Paltz and his master's degree from Worcester State College.

According to BlockShopper.com, there were 253 home sales in Mount Vernon during the past 12 months, with a median sales price of $390,000.

Address: 30 Alameda Place
Buyer(s): Peter Rahanis and Rachel B Rahanis
Seller(s): Frank Costa, Elizabeth Costa and Elizabeth Villon
Sale date: Oct. 1, 2009