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How to Pack for the Quick Move
Posted on 03/29/2020
How to Pack for the Quick Move
Photo by DenisProduction.com via Shutterstock Ever had to move in a hurry? The job offer is great, but the training starts in a week … three states away. Time to pack up the house—quick! Here are some tips to make the process of relocating all your possessions easier and faster. Buy Your Boxes If possible, buy your moving...
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Adding to Resale Value to Your Home
Posted on 03/29/2020
Adding to Resale Value to Your Home
Image by Breadmaker from Shutterstock When you're motivated to get the most from your sale, it pays to add property value through preparation. Get started today with some of these tips: Have your local real estate agent evaluate your home. As a professional, they know what sells and what doesn't in your area. They will assist you in...
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520 Litchfield Road, Harwinton, CT 06791 is now new to the market!
Posted on 03/25/2020
520 Litchfield Road, Harwinton, CT 06791 is now new to the market!
The Anthony Hoskins House a spacious, furnished Cape, is available for short term rental.Conveniently located on Litchfield Road in Harwinton (Route 118), just 1/2 mile east from Route 8 & Two hours to NYC. Main floor includes: country eat-in kitchen, dining room, living room with fireplace and powder room with laundry.The Master has its own private wing on the first floor complete with recently remodeled full bath and dressing area. The second floor has 3 bedrooms and a remodeled full bath. Enjoy over 6 acres of this beautiful, private property. The charming terrace off the kitchen has a gas grill, perfect for outdoor entertaining. Come...
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4 Millay Court #4, Litchfield, CT 06759 is now new to the market!
Posted on 03/22/2020
4 Millay Court #4, Litchfield, CT 06759 is now new to the market!
Stunning, Furnished, Light-filled end unit at Westleigh Condominium for Annual Lease. Two levels of comfortable living with over 2700sf of heated space. Main floor Master Suite and Library/Study with full bath that can easily accommodate guests.. Beautiful deck off of the Dining Room with a western view for evening cocktails. Kitchen is perfect for entertaining with two(2) separate sinks, built-in hutch, dining area, pantry & storage. Lower level has two(2) bedrooms, one with a cedar closet and one with a large walk-in closet and a full bath and large family area with fireplace and wet bar. Lots of storage throughout this unit. Attached...
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How to Decide between Carpeting, Hardwood or Tile?
Posted on 03/22/2020
How to Decide between Carpeting, Hardwood or Tile?
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels The short answer to our question of the day is... We all know what we like when we see it. New flooring can greatly increase your home's beauty in the eye of the beholder, yet it's impossible to know what kind of flooring will attract your home's next buyer. That said, here are...
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Manage Your Time, Schedule, and Family Priorities
Posted on 03/22/2020
Manage Your Time, Schedule, and Family Priorities
When you stop and think about all the details you have to take care of as a homeowner, it sometimes feels like you're running a business! That's especially true if have to coordinate everything from family doctor appointments to home remodeling projects. Many people get so caught up in their daily routines and responsibilities that they lose sight of...
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Heating Options for Outdoor Spaces
Posted on 03/15/2020
Heating Options for Outdoor Spaces
Image by Alessandro Lonati from Shutterstock The benefits of having an outdoor heater cannot be over-emphasized as it significantly impacts the amount of time you spend enjoying your outdoor space during colder weather. There are critical factors to consider when choosing the right outdoor heater. The Location of The Outdoor Heater To determine which type of outdoor heating...
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Reasons to Use a Buyer's Agent
Posted on 03/15/2020
Reasons to Use a Buyer's Agent
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay It may be tempting to purchase your first home without the help of a real estate agent. If you want to risk not having professional help to buy your first house, you can, but you’ll be leaving a lot of benefits on the table and assuming all the risks. The Benefits of...
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66 Tallmadge Lane, Litchfield, CT 06759 now has a new price of $995,000!
Posted on 03/09/2020
66 Tallmadge Lane, Litchfield, CT 06759 now has a new price of $995,000!
Welcome to Greycote,a delightful home constructed in 1899. Greycote is situated on 1.93 private acres on a quiet village lane. This gracious two-story Victorian Colonial has all the character and charm of a bygone era.Extensively renovated and updated within the last six years, Greycote boasts all the conveniences for modern living.Step onto the veranda and into the Entry Parlor with its sweeping side staircase and wood burning fireplace.The guest wing is just off the Parlor, has a custom-paneled Library with fireplace,Bedroom and Full Bath. Evident throughout the first floor are high ceilings, elaborate crown moldings and generous sized...
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What are the Basics of Real Estate Investing?
Posted on 03/08/2020
What are the Basics of Real Estate Investing?
Image by 3D Animation Production Company from Pixabay You may hear someone say that you should get into real estate, but truthfully, it isn’t for everyone. While real estate investing can be a lucrative opportunity, if you don’t know what you’re facing, things can quickly get out of hand. Why Real Estate Investing? Ultimately, the goal is to...
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Is Your Residence's Initial Asking Price Realistic?
Posted on 03/08/2020
Is Your Residence's Initial Asking Price Realistic?
A home seller must consider the initial asking price of his or her residence closely. Because if a home seller sets an unrealistic initial asking price, he or she risks alienating potential buyers. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you set a realistic initial asking price for your house. 1. Review the Local Housing Market...
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Enhance Your House Listing
Posted on 03/01/2020
Enhance Your House Listing
Believe it or not, a home listing may make or break your ability to sell your residence. If your initial home listing fails to stir up interest from property buyers, there is no need to stress. In fact, there are many quick, easy ways to bolster a house listing. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help...
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