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How To Begin A Lifestyle With Less Waste
Posted on 03/23/2020
How To Begin A Lifestyle With Less Waste
When you own a home, you want to reduce your costs as much as possible. As a homeowner and environmentally conscious person, you may also want to reduce your carbon footprint and reduce the amount of waste that you and your family produce. Read on for some tips on how to reduce the amount of trash you produce on...
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Another Property Sold - 120 Avery Street, Manchester, CT 06042
Posted on 03/16/2020
Another Property Sold - 120 Avery Street, Manchester, CT 06042
Great commuter location and close to shopping centers. Remodeled and refreshed Ranch with multiple improvements that include: remodeled eat in kitchen including new tile backsplash, butcher block countertops, freshly pained cabinets, new gas stove new vinyl flooring, new kitchen light fixtures. Interior of the house has been repainted, hardwood floors have been refinished in living room, bedrooms and hallway. The Anderson windows have been refurbished, new driveway, new exterior concrete stairs and railings at front door and side door. The spacious living room has a fireplace and built ins. The unfinished basement has the laundry area...
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Craft a Home Selling Budget
Posted on 03/16/2020
Craft a Home Selling Budget
A home selling budget can make a world of difference, particularly for individuals who want to avoid potential problems during the property selling journey. Yet crafting a home selling budget may be difficult. Thankfully, there are lots of things you can do to simplify the process of creating a home selling budget that matches your finances. Now, let's take...
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West Hartford, CT Real Estate Market Update
Posted on 03/14/2020
West Hartford, CT Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view West Hartford, CT blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Another Property Sold - 66 Lockwood Street, Manchester, CT 06042
Posted on 03/12/2020
Another Property Sold - 66 Lockwood Street, Manchester, CT 06042
1st Time Home Buyers Take Notice! Great Condo alternative without the fees! Ready to move in! This adorable 3-bedroom, Cape Cod, half-duplex (attached single family) home located in lovely Manchester is nicely maintained and freshly painted. Basement offers playroom/office and additional large room, currently used as workshop and laundry room, with double sink and plenty of cabinet storage. Enclosed back porch w/cozy sitting area. New Furnace and Hot Water heater; newer Roof and driveway. Home is conveniently located minutes from schools, shops and restaurants. Schedule a showing...
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6 Tips to Appeal to Millennial Home Buyers
Posted on 03/08/2020
6 Tips to Appeal to Millennial Home Buyers
Image by fancycrave1 from Pixabay Those men and women from the millennial generation are now the largest segment of first-time home buyers. A full 66 percent of people who are purchasing their first home fall into this age group. Not only that, but millennials also comprise more than one-third -- 34 percent -- of the overall home buying...
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House Staging Secrets that Sell
Posted on 03/01/2020
House Staging Secrets that Sell
Photo by 영훈 박 via Pixabay The saying goes that you only get one chance to make a first impression and that applies not only to our personal and professional lives but also to real estate. Humans are sensory by nature, and those senses are linked to emotions that often determine our decisions. When you have the opportunity...
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Signs You Need a New Roof & How to Take Care of It
Posted on 02/23/2020
Signs You Need a New Roof & How to Take Care of It
Photo by David McBee from Pexels For most homeowners, the last thing they’re worried about is the physical roof over their heads. That is until their roof starts leaking after a storm. Once the water is pouring down and you’re forced to bring out buckets, you’re likely to curse yourself for not thinking about roof maintenance sooner. So,...
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DIY: Using Concrete Pavers in Your Yard
Posted on 02/16/2020
DIY: Using Concrete Pavers in Your Yard
Image by Bronisław Dróżka from Pixabay For anyone who is intimidated by the idea of working with garden pavers, for those who may think they are tools only for professionals experienced in masonry, be assured that you too can beautify your garden and yard with these smooth finishing touches. Perfect for taming and refining wild, overgrown areas, concrete...
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Video Tour  - 23 Mills Road, Windsor, CT 06095
Posted on 02/14/2020
Video Tour - 23 Mills Road, Windsor, CT 06095
Ideal home for a young family with children! Split-level home in a quiet residential setting. There are 3 spacious bedrooms, 1 ½ baths, front porch, 2-car garage, large eat-in kitchen, hardwood floors, big windows, wood-burning stove, living room opens to dining room with patio doors, leading to private deck overlooking a level backyard. Partially finished lower level with large family room and space to add a 4th bedroom. Brand new roof! Community park with pool located down the street. House is near schools, shopping centers, and highways. Seller ready to move and may assist with closing costs. Qualify for one loan to cover purchase...
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23 Mills Road, Windsor, CT 06095 is now new to the market!
Posted on 02/14/2020
23 Mills Road, Windsor, CT 06095 is now new to the market!
Ideal home for a young family with children! Split-level home in a quiet residential setting. There are 3 spacious bedrooms, 1 ½ baths, front porch, 2-car garage, large eat-in kitchen, hardwood floors, big windows, wood-burning stove, living room opens to dining room with patio doors, leading to private deck overlooking a level backyard. Partially finished lower level with large family room and space to add a 4th bedroom. Brand new roof! Community park with pool located down the street. House is near schools, shopping centers, and highways. Seller ready to move and may assist with closing costs. Qualify for one loan to cover purchase...
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Home Features Buyers Will be Looking for in 2020
Posted on 02/09/2020
Home Features Buyers Will be Looking for in 2020
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay Energy Efficiency As home buyers become younger and younger, energy-efficient structures become more popular. According to the National Association of Home Builders, the most sought-after green features in a home include: Energy-Star rated windows and appliances. Toilets that conserve water. Tankless water heaters. Solar panels. Extra insulation. Triple-paned glass in windows and...
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