Joan E.T. Rivers Bardwell's Blog

Posted on 04/13/2021
Reasons to Negotiate with a Homebuyer
For home sellers who want to accomplish the optimal results, it is important to remain open to negotiations with buyers. There are many reasons why home sellers should negotiate with buyers, and these include: 1. You can accelerate the house selling journey. If your mission is to sell your house as quickly as possible, you should be open to...
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Posted on 04/06/2021
Big Projects: How to Find Funding
Photo by Analogicus via Pixabay After settling into your home, you start to notice a few things either need to be retouched or completely overhauled. The biggest issue that a lot of homeowners run into is the money for the project. Even after assessing whether the project is a DIY or you’ll need a professional, funding still comes...
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Posted on 03/30/2021
Luxurious Design Options for Home Theaters
Photo by Alex Litvin on Unsplash You don’t have to worry about getting good seats at your local cinema when you have your very own theater at home. With some planning, you can design a luxurious theater that lets you enjoy movies on the big screen in the comfort of your home. When you’re designing a home theater,...
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Posted on 03/23/2021
How to Stay Aggressive During the Homebuying Journey
Buying a home may prove to be challenging, regardless of where you decide to search for a house. However, if you are aggressive in your pursuit of your dream residence, you could speed up your home search. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you stay aggressive during your quest to find your dream house. 1....
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Posted on 03/16/2021
Dress Up Your Pedestal Sink
Photo by Hédi Benyounes on Unsplash Dressing up your bathroom can not only make your house have more sales appeal but also can make your morning routine a little more cheerful. One way to dress up a pedestal sink and even add a pop of color to your bathroom pallet is by adding a colorful skirt. 1. Take...
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Posted on 03/09/2021
Energy Saving Landscaping Tips
Image by Tom from Shutterstock Energy efficiency isn’t just for the inside of your home. What you plant outside can affect the bottom line inside. Choosing the right trees, grasses, and shrubs can help. Location, location, location Well placed trees can help to reduce your heating and cooling bills. Trees can keep your home cooler in the summer...
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Posted on 03/02/2021
Use Common Sense During the Home Selling Journey
Common sense is powerful, particularly for those who plan to sell a house in the near future. If you use common sense as you consider myriad home selling decisions, you may be better equipped than ever before to make the best-possible choices. Now, let's look at three tips to help you take a common sense-oriented approach to selling your...
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Posted on 02/23/2021
How to Handle Moving into the Neighborhood
Photo by Ricarda Mölck via Pixabay Moving to a new neighborhood brings with it, well, the new neighbors. Although you may be an exceptionally private person — others, by nature, are naturally curious. They want to know who’s moved in next door. This is particularly true when your house is just a few feet or a few inches...
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Posted on 02/16/2021
What is a Reverse Mortgage?
Photo by Alexander Mils from Pexels If your wealth is tied up in your home, how can you free up some cash? A reverse mortgage is available to homeowners with mostly or fully paid-off mortgages. The monthly payments, which come from the lender to you, are not counted as taxable income. But there are mortgage taxes, and interest...
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Posted on 02/13/2021
206 Parsonage Hill Road, North Branford, CT 06472 now has a new price of $349,000!
Potential for this UNIQUE PROPERTY is endless! 3.43 Acres of private land for agriculture or animals. The Ranch Style Cabin is impressive with ALL WOOD interior walls, floors & ceilings. Open floor plan with large Living room 22.5 X 23.5 and Dining area 14.5 X 12. Several large windows light up the alluring fieldstone fireplace with built in wood stove and Book Shelves. There is a 14 X 12 Eat-in-Kitchen and the Three bedrooms all have Cedar closets. As you enter take-in the highlights of a Spring fed pond & granite stone wall along the paved driveway entrance. Property includes a garage, enormous barn, chicken coop, wood shed - all...
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Posted on 02/10/2021
214 Parsonage Hill Road, North Branford, CT 06472 is now new to the market!
19.41 Acres that has been a family owned and treasured property for FOUR Generations. This land offers a rare opportunity to explore endless possibilities of creating a subdivision, Private estate, farm or Equestrian facility. This is a Contractors opportunity to create a subdivision of dream homes in this Prime Location. Parsonage Hill Road is close to the center of the Town of Northford between Route 17 and Route 22. Buyer is responsible for their own due diligence in Land Developing and Planning. Make 2021 the year of new...
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Posted on 02/09/2021
Tailor Your Home Search to Your Budget
For those who want to simplify the homebuying process, crafting a budget is ideal. Because if you tailor your house search to your finances, you can eliminate the risk of spending beyond your means to acquire your dream residence. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you budget for the homebuying journey. 1. Analyze Your Financial...
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