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Posted on 02/21/2021
Why Is a Home Inspection Important?
A home inspection may make or break the property buying journey. If you attend a home inspection and find no major issues with a residence, you may choose to move forward with your house purchase. However, if a home inspection reveals significant problems, you may decide to rework a home purchase agreement or walk away from this agreement altogether....
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Posted on 02/14/2021
Property Investing: How to Find Capital in Your First Property
Photo by Jonathan Rolande via Pixabay Dipping your toes in the real estate investing waters can feel intimidating--especially when it comes to making a large up-front investment. Although there are ways to get started in real estate with lower up-front costs (low- or no-down payment VA and FHA loans, for instance), it's smart to have some savings to...
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Posted on 02/12/2021
108 Partrick Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851 is now new to the market!
This is a home you've never seen before! Is it the one you've been looking for? Located just over the Westport/Norwalk line in the desirable Cranbury section of Norwalk, is this four bedroom, two and a half bath colonial on just over a half acre. Abutting several acres of non developable land; this home offers the rare combination of a flat usable yard and extreme privacy. Come inside and see the fabulous open floor plan on the first floor. The combination of dining room, family room and high end gourmet kitchen into one space creates the modern layout everyone wants. Three finished levels, a two car garage and an oversized deck...
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Posted on 02/07/2021
Think Outside the Box When Building a Potting Bench
Photo by Andy via Pixabay A potting bench can provide you with a place to work on your garden, from starting seeds to grafting and transplanting. Ideally, your bench should be at a comfortable height for you to work at, be sturdy enough to support plants and tools and enhance the look of your yard. You have several...
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Posted on 02/04/2021
Another Property Sold - 8 Sandpiper Road, Westport, CT 06880
Welcome to “Sandtucket”, a true beach gem with sweeping water views on the Long Island Sound. Located on coveted Saugatuck Island, Westport’s private beach community, this exquisite home is AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY. The idyllic neighborhood offers a friendly vibe, exceptional natural beauty, peace, and tranquility. Situated on a quiet cul-de-sac, "Sandtucket” boasts Nantucket beach-chic sophistication, breathtaking views, and stunning seaside gardens. The bright open spaces with vaulted ceilings, light-filled cupolas, and multiple fireplaces are perfect for entertaining. The main living area shows off a dazzling gourmet kitchen and sitting...
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Posted on 02/03/2021
Another Property Sold - 29 Grassy Plains Road, Westport, CT 06880
The perfect combination of home and surroundings you've been looking for! The Reserve at Poplar Plains is a PUD community of 13 free standing homes surrounded by 33 acres of woodland, babbling brooks and ponds - all the benefits of the privacy of a single family home without the aggravation of being responsible for outdoor maintenance. This is a pristine, custom home, with multiple upgrades such as a full house generator, Viking and Wolf appliances, even a blue tooth controlled steam shower and heated floors in the master bathroom! Of course there's a mud room, and of course there's a walk in pantry. And yes, the first floor ceilings are...
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Posted on 01/31/2021
Accent Your Luxury Home with Landscape Lighting
Photo by Muffin from Pexels When you have a luxury home with impressive architectural features and landscaping, don’t let nighttime prevent you from showing it off. Landscape lighting provides a convenient way to draw attention to certain features of your home and yard when it’s dark out. This type of lighting can improve your home’s curb appeal while...
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Posted on 01/24/2021
New Home, New Neighbors: How to Get to Know Them
Photo by PixaBay via Pexels Even if you find the perfect home on the ideal property, if you do not jibe with your neighbors, your homeownership experience could be in jeopardy. Thankfully, there are ways to make sure that your neighbors and you will get along well before committing to buy. All you have to do is follow...
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Posted on 01/17/2021
Looking For More Potential Buyers? Then Make Sure Your Listing Appeals to Pet Owners
Image by Pexels from Pixabay Does it seem like the world has really gone to the dogs lately? If you've answered yes, you're right. It has gone to the dogs -- and to the cats. According to a survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association, approximately 68 percent of American households have a pet. Millennials are especially...
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Posted on 01/16/2021
Another Property Sold - 10 Eaton Court #10, Fairfield, CT 06824
Greenfield Hunt! The best of both worlds! This is a freestanding colonial home in a condominium association with 100 homes. An instant neighborhood for you without the hassle of exterior maintenance and with the bonus of a pool and poolhouse. But because all of the homes are free standing, there are no shared walls, no lack of privacy. Eaton Court is a small cul de sac complete with visitor parking, in addition to the two car garage with two more spots in front, and with plenty of space between neighbors. Sit out on your back deck and enjoy the privacy! Inside you have four generous bedrooms and two full baths upstairs and an open...
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Posted on 01/16/2021
Another Property Sold - 10 Eaton Court #10, Fairfield, CT 06824
Greenfield Hunt! The best of both worlds! This is a freestanding colonial home in a condominium association with 100 homes. An instant neighborhood for you without the hassle of exterior maintenance and with the bonus of a pool and poolhouse. But because all of the homes are free standing, there are no shared walls, no lack of privacy. Eaton Court is a small cul de sac complete with visitor parking, in addition to the two car garage with two more spots in front, and with plenty of space between neighbors. Sit out on your back deck and enjoy the privacy! Inside you have four generous bedrooms and two full baths upstairs and an open...
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Posted on 01/16/2021
Another Property Sold - 6 Buena Vista Drive, Westport, CT 06880
Gorgeous water views!! Wake up to Long Island Sound views from this charming three level beach home, complete with a full basement, garage, and a private back yard big enough for a pool. This is a traditional Westport beach home, updated with modern amenities and lovely designer taste. Close enough for an easy walk to Old Mill and Compo Beaches - just up the hill, so you don't need to pay flood insurance. Private enough so you don't have traffic noise. A perfect location for all...
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