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When You Need to Sell Before You Can Buy
Posted on 11/10/2019
When You Need to Sell Before You Can Buy
Photo by Paul Brennan via Pixabay If you’ve been renting and preparing to buy a new home, you’ve probably saved up your down payment and are in the process of getting pre-approved for your mortgage loan. If, on the other hand, you’ve been living in a home you own and paying on your mortgage, you may be ready...
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6 Buena Vista Drive, Westport, CT 06880 has an Open House on  Sunday, October 27, 2019 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Posted on 11/06/2019
6 Buena Vista Drive, Westport, CT 06880 has an Open House on Sunday, October 27, 2019 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Imagine waking up and seeing the sun sparkling off the waters of Long Island sound - from not one, not two, but three of the bedrooms in this home. Or sitting on the upper level porch and enjoying the same view? Yes, the trees are a bit too lush right now to see the water from the first floor, but you certainly do have views when the leaves are gone - imagine sitting by a cozy fire in the den, or relaxing in the family room and seeing Long Island Sound in the winter. The grandfathered third floor height provides one of the highest - ie - best- views in town. You can’t build a full third floor like this anymore. And you get all of this...
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How Much Time Should You Spend Searching for a House?
Posted on 11/03/2019
How Much Time Should You Spend Searching for a House?
Generally, the length of the homebuying journey depends on the individual. In some instances, a buyer will purchase the first house that he or she views in-person. Or, in other cases, it may take a buyer several weeks or months to find a house that matches his or her expectations. There is no need to rush the homebuying journey....
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Why You Need To Think Of Home Size Before You Buy
Posted on 10/27/2019
Why You Need To Think Of Home Size Before You Buy
While buying a home is an exciting time, many buyers actually regret their home purchase. One of the biggest regrets that people have is the size of the house they purchased. People either pick a home that’s too large or too small. It may be hard to imagine that you can make a mistake on the size of the...
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Another Property Rented - 40 Drumlin Road, Westport, CT 06880
Posted on 10/22/2019
Another Property Rented - 40 Drumlin Road, Westport, CT 06880
Charming, Sunny, Sparkling Clean Ranch in Compo Beach neighborhood. Walk to Compo Beach and Saugatuck/Westport train. Commuter shuttle stop nearby, all conveniences are just minutes away! 3 Bedrooms - 1 Bath with open floorplan, hardwood floors, fireplace, decks front and back, attached 2 car garage under house, tons of storage in basement, blinds on all windows. Tenant to use/pay for landscaper approved by landlord for lawn mowing, weeding, leaf pickup etc. Landlord maintains separate locked storage in the shop area with separate exterior...
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6 Buena Vista Drive, Westport, CT 06880 has an Open House on  Sunday, September 29, 2019 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Posted on 10/21/2019
6 Buena Vista Drive, Westport, CT 06880 has an Open House on Sunday, September 29, 2019 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Imagine waking up and seeing the sun sparkling off the waters of Long Island sound - from not one, not two, but three of the bedrooms in this home. Or sitting on the upper level porch and enjoying the same view? Yes, the trees are a bit too lush right now to see the water from the first floor, but you certainly do have views when the leaves are gone - imagine sitting by a cozy fire in the den, or relaxing in the family room and seeing Long Island Sound in the winter. The grandfathered third floor height provides one of the highest - ie - best- views in town. You can’t build a full third floor like this anymore. And you get all of this...
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Was Your Open House Successful?
Posted on 10/20/2019
Was Your Open House Successful?
An open house may be considered a success if it leads to an offer to purchase or a home sale. For a seller to achieve the best-possible results from an open house, it is important for this individual to plan ahead. That way, a seller can ensure that his or her residence makes a great impression on buyers. Now,...
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Side Chores to Pick Up
Posted on 10/13/2019
Side Chores to Pick Up
The side hustle chores, you know the ones that you do while you are doing something else. For example, you are vacuuming and picking the kids room at the same time. While the gas pump is filling your tank, you are cleaning out the car. Multi-tasking is a necessity with the way our lives run these days. You...
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How to Save for a New Home
Posted on 10/06/2019
How to Save for a New Home
The idea of homeownership can seem daunting if you doubt you can save up a down payment. After all, even a modest house on a conventional mortgage requires twenty percent plus the closing costs. When saving up seems out of reach, try these creative tips to grow your nest egg: Delay gratification A lofty word for a simple...
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Another Property Sold - 125 Katona Drive #4a6, Fairfield, CT 06824
Posted on 10/03/2019
Another Property Sold - 125 Katona Drive #4a6, Fairfield, CT 06824
Just steps from the conveniences of Black Rock Turnpike you’ll find Belvoir, a peaceful condo community and a perfect place to call home. Unit 4A6 is perhaps the best located unit within the complex, tucked away quietly in the corner of the tree lined courtyard. This open, airy, first floor, 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom, corner unit boasts many notable upgrades. A light gray kitchen with quartz countertops, marble look backsplash tile, glass cabinetry with in cabinet lighting, under-cabinet lighting, and stainless steel appliances is both attractive and functional. The bathroom was updated just a few short months ago and matches the style and...
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Decorate Your House from Scratch
Posted on 09/29/2019
Decorate Your House from Scratch
Whether you are just setting up your new house or want a renovation, a great home decorating plan is a must. And getting the right one that fits your style perfectly could be a hurdle too high to jump over. However, it doesn't really have to be that difficult. You will be surprised that you can decorate your...
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6 Buena Vista Drive, Westport, CT 06880 has an Open House on  Sunday, September 29, 2019 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Posted on 09/23/2019
6 Buena Vista Drive, Westport, CT 06880 has an Open House on Sunday, September 29, 2019 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Imagine waking up and seeing the sun sparkling off the waters of Long Island sound - from not one, not two, but three of the bedrooms in this home. Or sitting on the upper level porch and enjoying the same view? Yes, the trees are a bit too lush right now to see the water from the first floor, but you certainly do have views when the leaves are gone - imagine sitting by a cozy fire in the den, or relaxing in the family room and seeing Long Island Sound in the winter. The grandfathered third floor height provides one of the highest - ie - best- views in town. You can’t build a full third floor like this anymore. And you get all of this...
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