Maryann Ross Levanti's Blog

Posted on 03/18/2022
40 Richmondville Avenue, Westport, CT 06880 is now new to the market!
Walk to downtown from the latest offering from multiple HOBI award winning builder; CCO Habitats! Located directly across from The Mill; Westport's newest luxury complex that is drawing on the industrial history of the area to create a unique condominium residence. We've done the same, with a nod to Westport's past, and created a Brooklyn-esque townhouse colonial; a cityburb home. All the luxury features you want are here, including a few special surprises you haven't seen before. A large back patio acts as additional living space, while the backyard gives enough room for anyone looking for a place to put a swing set, have a game of...
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Posted on 03/13/2022
How to Find & Prepare Your Own Reclaimed Wood
Crafty homeowners may enjoy a rare opportunity to transform seemingly old and useless lumber into inspiring rustic interior designs. In recent years, the trend to repurpose home furnishings and products spilled into the construction materials realm. With the aid of a few basic tools and a DIY attitude, you can reclaim wood and enhance the quality of their...
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Posted on 03/08/2022
Another Property Sold - 2 Timber Lane, Westport, CT 06880
For the buyer looking for something different! Be one with nature in this treetop escape, centrally located on a cul de sac in the middle of Westport. With towering trees, rock outcroppings and the proverbial babbling brook - you can enjoy the views but never have to worry about mowing a lawn!! It's different. It's fun. It's cool. This is the latest CCO Habitats home to date, and it's not like than anything we've built before. Smaller - a total of 3370 square feet with three ensuite bedrooms. No, you can not expand. All three levels are finished and both the first floor and the lower level are at ground level, as the home is built...
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Posted on 03/06/2022
Should You Rent or Buy a Home?
How do you know if it’s better to buy or rent a home? With so much to consider, this big life decision may seem overwhelming. However, as long as you focus on some key questions, you can make the best choice. Here are the questions to ask yourself if you’re trying to decide between renting and buying: What’s...
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Posted on 02/27/2022
Placing furniture in your home: Best practices
The choices you make in placing furniture in your home are key to the overall success of your design. Sometimes, arranging furniture can be an intimidating task, especially when working with a large, empty space. However, by following a few simple strategies, you can create aesthetically pleasing and comfortable designs in any room. Find your focal point A...
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Posted on 02/25/2022
Another Property Sold - 10 Cranbury Road, Westport, CT 06880
Prime opportunity to build your dream home on this picturesque 1.42 acre wooded retreat lot in the heart of Old Hill. Perfect for those who appreciate privacy yet require a location offering the conveniences that Westport is known to provide-- A+ schools, shopping, restaurants, Metro North, and amenities including Compo Beach, Levitt Pavilion, Playhouse, and Longshore Golf Course, Club Park, Pool and Marina. All just minutes away. Buildable land in this highly sought after area is a rarity. No wetlands. Confirmed appointments are easy and required to walk the property. Come and see how fantastic living in Westport truly...
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Posted on 02/20/2022
How to Add Cottagecore Style to Your Home
If you’re a fan of the cottagecore home-style trend and want to try it yourself, there are many ways you can begin. While it might seem complicated, there are some simple decor changes you can make to your space to bring out the cottagecore aesthetic. Here are some ideas for how to use cottagecore style in your own...
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Posted on 02/13/2022
Your Guide to Building Your Own Garden Trellis
If you’re looking for a way to grow plants and flowers in limited outdoor space, vertical gardens are the way to go. While many vertical garden solutions are complex and expensive, there are many you can set up yourself for a lower price point. One excellent option is to create your own trellis and hang potted plants in...
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Posted on 02/06/2022
Invest in These Exterior Renovation Projects to Add Home Value
Before beginning any renovation project, it’s important to think about your return on investment. Changing your home can be costly, especially when those changes affect the exterior. Some projects are definitely more worth your time and money than others. Here we will go over some of the best exterior renovation tasks and projects to increase your home value....
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Posted on 01/30/2022
How Homeowners Can Reduce the Risk of a Chimney Fire
Homeowners sometimes visualize a chimney fire as an event that involves flames shooting out of the top like a flare. While that type certainly happens too often, slow-burning chimney fires tend to go undetected and place unsuspecting household members in harm's way. The good news for homeowners with fireplaces is reducing the risk of a chimney fire ranks...
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Posted on 01/23/2022
The Major Variables Affecting the Price of Homes
Housing prices are constantly changing, which can make both buying and selling a home more complicated. While it’s difficult to predict future changes, it’s important to understand the key factors that affect the housing market and home prices. Here are the five major things that affect housing prices: Economic Change The overall health of the economy is a...
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Posted on 01/16/2022
How to Deep Clean Your Living Room
If your living room is a mess, you might feel overwhelmed at the prospect of “deep cleaning.” The term might hold more weight than normal everyday cleaning, but it’s not as difficult as it sounds. With the right tools and a plan, you can refresh your entire living room without calling in a professional. Living Room Cleaning Tools...
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