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Improve Curb Appeal with a DIY Walkway
Posted on 02/16/2020
Improve Curb Appeal with a DIY Walkway
Photo by Craig Tidball on Unsplash It's probably much easier and less expensive than you realize to improve your home's curb appeal. Simple fixes such as replacing rickety porch railings or giving trim a fresh, bright coat of paint go a long way toward making prospective home buyers smile. And when you create a welcoming pathway, that leads...
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Should You Request a House Showing?
Posted on 02/16/2020
Should You Request a House Showing?
Requesting a home showing usually is a great idea if you find a residence you may want to buy. In addition, there are many things you can do to get the most out of any house showing, at any time. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you attend a home showing and determine if a...
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How to Save On Moving Costs
Posted on 02/09/2020
How to Save On Moving Costs
Photo by Nina Garman via Pixabay Moving into a new home can be a very exciting experience. From getting to know new people to starting a new job, it can all be a very enjoyable transition. However, there are some aspects of moving that many people don’t really enjoy. And the biggest factor of all is the money...
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Home Building: Planning for Future Upgrades
Posted on 02/09/2020
Home Building: Planning for Future Upgrades
Image by Viktoriya from Shutterstock If you have the opportunity to design and build your own home, you have the freedom to compile the features you desire and join them together into the perfect house. As you work together with a builder or architect, you may find that some details need to be cut from your plan to...
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Decorating with Natural Elements
Posted on 02/02/2020
Decorating with Natural Elements
Photo by Jordan Whitt on Unsplash The outdoors has a unique and beautiful palette that can inspire and relax you. Whether you are a nature lover, or just enjoy its beauty from afar, you can bring that outdoor feeling into your home to brighten it up and give it a more earthy appeal. Looking for a few ways...
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Pay the Lowest-Possible Price for a Home
Posted on 02/02/2020
Pay the Lowest-Possible Price for a Home
Finding a deal on a new home sometimes can be difficult. Fortunately, we're here to help you shop for your dream residence so you can discover a house that matches your budget perfectly. Now, let's take a look at three tips to ensure you can pay the lowest-possible price for your dream residence. 1. Be Aggressive During Your Home...
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Reasons to Use a Buyer's Agent
Posted on 01/26/2020
Reasons to Use a Buyer's Agent
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay It may be tempting to purchase your first home without the help of a real estate agent. If you want to risk not having professional help to buy your first house, you can, but you’ll be leaving a lot of benefits on the table and assuming all the risks. The Benefits of...
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3 Reasons to Trust a Home Inspection Report
Posted on 01/26/2020
3 Reasons to Trust a Home Inspection Report
A home inspection report may prove to be a difference-maker for a property buyer, and for good reason. With an inspection report in hand, a property buyer will need to decide whether to proceed with a home purchase or rescind a homebuying proposal. Therefore, a property buyer must allocate time and resources to review a home inspection report so...
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Tips for Buyers: How to Handle High-Pressure Situations
Posted on 01/19/2020
Tips for Buyers: How to Handle High-Pressure Situations
Completing a successful homebuying journey may be difficult, especially for those who do not plan ahead. In fact, high-pressure situations may arise that lead you to make rash homebuying decisions. And if you make the wrong choices, you risk paying an exorbitant price to acquire your dream residence. There is no reason to let high-pressure situations cause you to...
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6 Low Cost Home Staging Tips
Posted on 01/19/2020
6 Low Cost Home Staging Tips
Home staging is one of the most tried-and-true methods of selling your home faster. It can also help you increase the purchase price of your home by between one and five percent. However, working with a professional home stager--while a good investment--is not always in everyone’s budget. The good news is, there are a lot of simple and inexpensive...
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Another Property Sold - 135 Labbance Lane, Fairfield, CT 06824
Posted on 01/17/2020
Another Property Sold - 135 Labbance Lane, Fairfield, CT 06824
Truly a Country Oasis with a splash of Napa Valley nestled at the end of a cul-de-sac. LOVE your staycation with family and friends while lounging in the heated, in ground pool (new liner 2019), light a crackling fire poolside in the large, stone fire pit. Have drinks under the pergola and then move to the expansive deck for a barbecue. Enjoy a game of horseshoes on the lawn (with stereo sound). Rinse off under the stars in the custom outdoor shower. The plantings on this property are just amazing, providing color and beauty all summer long. The little ones will love the playhouse (with power & AC). The interior is just as inviting. Eat in...
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Another Property Sold - 21 Chaucer Court, Milford, CT 06460
Posted on 01/13/2020
Another Property Sold - 21 Chaucer Court, Milford, CT 06460
Beautifully updated Cape, in a sought after community. This home is situated at the end of a cul-de-sac and is walking distance to Woodmont Beaches. Unpacking the moving van is the only task left on the To-Do list. On the main level you will find a open floor layout, a new kitchen, a 3 season porch, full bathroom and a large Master Bedroom with a Walk-in closet. On the second floor you will find two generously sized bedrooms. Interior features hardwood flooring throughout , new tile in kitchen and 3 season porch and new paint throughout. Additionally, this property has Vinyl siding, recent roof, vinyl windows, new tank-less hot water heater,...
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