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Posted on 05/31/2020
Decorate with Antique Doorknobs
Image by savannaholson0 from Pixabay There are many people who are looking for new and inventive ways to decorate their home. In order to get the most out of this process, it is important to pay attention to detail. The doorknobs are a commonly overlooked source of decoration. One of the ways to add a little bit of...
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Posted on 05/24/2020
Why a Home Inspection is a Good Idea
Image by Shahid Abdullah from Pixabay A home inspection is a service that’s usually paid for by the buyer in a real estate transaction, and you have the option to forgo this when you’re purchasing a house. In almost every situation, however, real estate agents recommend getting a home inspection. Here’s why an inspection is so important. What...
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Posted on 05/23/2020
7 Pioneer Road, Westport, CT 06880 is now new to the market!
This is an active construction site. Please do not walk site. Taxes will be changed after new home is built and...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
How to Preparing Your Home for Sale
Photo by Im3rd Media on Unsplash Selling your home can be a very exciting experience. From house-hunting to packing up your stuff, it can all be a very fun and rewarding process. However, there are some steps that must be taken to ensure you sell your house for the right price. You must understand what your house is...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
Finding the Right Agent for Your Needs and Goals
If you've set a goal of buying your first home within the next year, there are several things you can begin doing now to set the stage for a positive experience. While it pays to familiarize yourself with everything from your credit score to mortgage options, choosing a good real estate agent will prove to be an invaluable advantage...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
Investments: Where to Start?
Photo by 3D Animation Production Company via PixabayHave you received your 401K packet? It probably had some selections to make, such as a list of investment options to choose from. A small choice like this makes a big difference down the road. Whether you own a 401K, need to fund your own retirement, are putting a down payment...
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Posted on 04/26/2020
Know When to Be Flexible as a House Hunter
When buying a house, especially your first home, it's all too easy to make impulsive decisions and fail to "see the forest for the trees." Although it's impossible to ignore your emotional reactions to a house for sale, it's vital to look at the big picture and make sure there are no red flags being ignored or glossed over....
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Posted on 04/19/2020
Incorporating Nature into Your Decor
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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Posted on 04/12/2020
Tips for Paying Your Mortgage Off Early
Image by Nattanan Kanchanaprat from Pixabay Owning a home can be an amazing experience. But interest from your mortgage accumulates over time, leaving you to seemingly pay an arm and a leg to finance your home. But while you may think that paying off your mortgage early is a great idea, that isn’t always the case. You May...
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Posted on 04/05/2020
DIY Attractive and Functional Basement Flooring Options
Picture by PIRO4D via Pixabay Flooring can add to the function of your newly finished basement, or it can take it away. Installing the wrong type of flooring material in a below-grade space could leave you open to costly water damage or even the growth of mold and bacteria. Even the best-built basements are sometimes prone to invasion...
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Posted on 04/01/2020
16 Buena Vista Drive, Westport, CT 06880 is now new to the market!
Summer at the beach! Imagine living within sight and easy walking distance to Long Island Sound, falling asleep to the sounds of the gulls and the water, and still being able to easily work from your home office or commute to NYC. The best of both worlds! This home was rebuilt in 2003/2005 and then renovated in 2017 by multiple HOBI award winning CCO Habitats, and is now available for summer or year round rental as well as for sale. Walk to Old Mill and Compo beaches - close enough that you have water views from bedroom windows. And the best part - there is now an inground pool!! Plus, the privacy .32 of an acre affords means that you...
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Posted on 04/01/2020
16 Buena Vista Drive, Westport, CT 06880 is now new to the market!
Yearly rental at the beach! Imagine living within sight and easy walking distance to Long Island Sound, falling asleep to the sounds of the gulls and the water, and still being able to easily work from your home office or commute to NYC. The best of both worlds! This home was rebuilt in 2003/2005 and then renovated in 2017 by multiple HOBI award winning CCO Habitats, and is now available for yearly or summer rental, as well as for sale. Walk to Old Mill and Compo beaches - close enough that you have water views from bedroom windows. And the best part - there is now an inground pool!! Plus, the privacy .32 of an acre affords means that...
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