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Posted on 10/27/2020
Is Selling a Home Easy?
Selling your house should be a quick, seamless task. Yet the home selling journey varies based on a number of factors, including the condition of a seller's residence and the current state of the housing market. And if you fail to plan ahead for the home selling journey, you may struggle to achieve your desired results. There are several...
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Posted on 10/20/2020
How to Know When It's Time to Sell Your Home as an Investment Property
Photo by fran hogan on Unsplash If you’re a homeowner considering selling your home as an investment property, timing is important. From a financial perspective, just as you probably bought strategically, you want to sell strategically too. The trick is knowing when the right time arrives. Here are four common metrics people use to determine when it's time...
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Posted on 10/13/2020
Streamline Your House Search
If you want to streamline your home search, there is no need to worry. In fact, there are several things you can do to quickly and effortlessly discover a great house at a budget-friendly price. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you streamline your search for your ideal house. 1. Create Homebuying Criteria Homebuying criteria...
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Posted on 10/06/2020
Simplify Your Meal Prep with Kitchen Tools
Photo by Creatv Eight on Unsplash Time spent in the kitchen is almost always well worth the results at mealtime. But why spend more time in the apron than necessary when you could be spending time with the family or just relaxing. These five culinary accessories are designed to streamline the chef’s experience and help minimize food preparation...
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Posted on 09/29/2020
Buying a Penthouse Property
Photo by Mostafa Safadel on Unsplash The penthouse is the pinnacle of real estate in many markets -- and places like New York and Miami -- have plenty of options to choose from. It's easy to get caught up in great decor or fall in love with a view, but there are other considerations as well. Here's what...
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Posted on 09/22/2020
Upgrade Your House's Curb Appeal Without Breaking Your Budget
Believe it or not, upgrading your residence's curb appeal won't necessarily force you to break your budget. Now, let's take a look at three cost-effective ways to improve your house's curb appeal. 1. Mow the Lawn Tall grass and weeds are unlikely to do you any favors, particularly if you want to reap the benefits of a fast, profitable...
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Posted on 09/15/2020
How To Improve Your Home Security
Photo by PhotoMIX Ltd. via Pexels Worried about package theft, break-ins and other crime? Even if you have a home security system, there are still steps you can take to make your home less appealing to thieves and criminals. From installing some high tech (but surprisingly affordable) gadgets to caring for your home’s exterior, you can help make...
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Posted on 09/12/2020
Another Property Rented - 1191 North Colony Road, Wallingford, CT 06492
This Commercial 4000 sq ft Building, built in 1978 by Owner, has been UTILIZED PRIMARILY FOR AUTOMOTIVE USE. HOWEVER TENANT MAY CONVERT THIS PRIME LOCATION TO SUIT YOU BUSINESS NEEDS. Ideal Location, at the top of the Hill, between Route 5 and Route 150 in Wallingford with High Traffic Count just past Home Depot, Lowes, Chick-fil-A, Staples and many other restaurants and franchises. The Building measures 50' X 80' and is a clear span for most of the interior. There is also a waiting room and managers office with storage above which was originally a second level in 1978. There are parking spaces for approximately 20-25 vehicles. The property...
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Posted on 09/08/2020
How Much Does it Cost to Own a Home?
Image by Have a Nice Day Photo from Shutterstock The home you've been searching for is on the market, and now you’re ready to buy it. But can you afford it? How do you know? The internet is filled with mortgage calculators to help you determine what your mortgage payment will be. You simply plug in the numbers...
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Posted on 09/01/2020
The Importance of Knowing Your Home's Market Value
There is a science to selling your home at the best price and within the shortest period of time, but it's not always an exact science! Although you can't control market conditions, seasonal fluctuations, or the condition of your neighbors' property, you are still in the driver's seat when it comes to pricing, curb appeal, and the interior condition...
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Posted on 08/30/2020
269 Browning Road, Bozrah, CT 06334 is now new to the market!
Ranch style Country Home set in rural surroundings on a half acre of lightly wooded property with stone wall in front and side. 1241 square feet includes a finished bonus room in the basement. Full basement includes storage and work area. Open eat-in-kitchen and Living room area. A large Master Suite, 18X12, with Bay window with beautiful backyard view and 1/2 bath. Extra appliances include washer, dryer and freezer. Easy access to i 395 and Route 32. Move right in! Great...
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Posted on 08/25/2020
Rev Up Your Yard: Tables that Pop
Image by StockSnap from Pixabay Every yard needs a fun and functional picnic table. Your outdoor table may be used to hold food, plants, craft projects, beverages and more. But, regardless of its function, it needs to look nice, and it needs to fit into your outdoor decorating theme. We have tons of ideas on turning your plain-Jane...
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