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Steps to Take Immediately Following a Flood
Posted on 03/01/2020
Steps to Take Immediately Following a Flood
Photo by Pete Linforth via Pixabay Floods can be devastating. Not only do they damage many of your personal belongings, but they can also lead to devastating problems with your home. The good news is, you can make the process easier by following a few steps in the immediate aftermath of a home flood. Contact Your Insurance Company...
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What's It Like to Buy a Residence?
Posted on 02/23/2020
What's It Like to Buy a Residence?
There is no feeling like the one associated with buying a house. If you know how to navigate the homebuying journey, you can boost the likelihood of enjoying an unforgettable property buying experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you seamlessly navigate the homebuying journey. 1. Create Homebuying Criteria For those who want to enter...
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Upgrade Your Residence's Curb Appeal Without Breaking Your Budget
Posted on 02/23/2020
Upgrade Your Residence'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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180 South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759 is now new to the market!
Posted on 02/21/2020
180 South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759 is now new to the market!
This architecturally significant home is located in Litchfield's historic district on South Street. Originally built as a boys boarding school for Oliver Wolcott's son, this residence is one of the fine examples of the mid-late 19th century homes that graced Litchfield's center. Situated on 2.6 acres, the property has sweeping, level lawns, a south side pergola and terrace and a heated in-ground lap pool. Step inside the foyer to grandness that includes a formal Living Room and Library with 9' ceilings, five fireplaces, a formal Dining Room with custom built-ins, complete Chef's Kitchen, butler's pantry, a seating area with fireplace and...
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How to Allergy-Proof Your HVAC System
Posted on 02/16/2020
How to Allergy-Proof Your HVAC System
Image by Steve Heap from Shutterstock According to a report by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, more than 25 million people in the US live with asthma. The most common type is allergic asthma. With that in mind, improving the quality of air in your home is an important consideration. When the air quality in your...
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Choosing the Right Community
Posted on 02/16/2020
Choosing the Right Community
Photo by Solis Images via Shutterstock While "the perfect neighborhood" means different things to different people, everyone can use the same process for narrowing down their options. Choosing the right neighborhood is an integral aspect of the buying process. You want an area that matches your needs for community, lifestyle, price range and more. If you're planning to...
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Is Real Estate Investing Right for You ?
Posted on 02/09/2020
Is Real Estate Investing Right for You ?
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay While real estate has ups and downs, it has generally been a good long-term investment. Owning a home is one way of investing, but to really take advantage, you can buy property that you won’t necessarily occupy but will make you some money. How Real Estate Makes Money There are two basic...
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Remodeling with a Larger Budget: Enlarging Your Kitchen
Posted on 02/09/2020
Remodeling with a Larger Budget: Enlarging Your Kitchen
Image by ElasticComputeFarm from Pixabay Your house is perfect except for one thing: The kitchen is not even close to being large enough. Those who love to entertain and cook will probably agree that even a 15-foot wide by 20-foot long kitchen isn’t large enough, especially if you don’t have an open floor plan. Once you decide how...
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Another Property Sold - 4 Millay Court #4, Litchfield, CT 06759
Posted on 02/06/2020
Another Property Sold - 4 Millay Court #4, Litchfield, CT 06759
Presenting, 4 Millay Court, a Deming model in one of Westleigh's finest locations. This light-filled end unit has over 3000sf of heated living space. The Main floor is 1697sf and lower level gross square footage is 1652sf. Main floor living consists of a Study/Den with full bath, large eat-in Kitchen, Living Room with fireplace and Dining Room with sliders to a deck.The Master Suite completes the main floor with full bath, walk-in closet and additional 2 closets. The lower level consists of a large Family Room with fireplace, two bedrooms with shared full bath,a small entertainment wet bar and walkout to a patio. Lots of storage space on...
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Another Property Rented - 193 Cathole Road, Litchfield, CT 06750
Posted on 02/02/2020
Another Property Rented - 193 Cathole Road, Litchfield, CT 06750
Located on a peaceful,country road,sits this well-appointed colonial.This 2 level home has 3BR & 2BA. Much of it was renovated in 1998 and boasts an open, light-filled floor plan. The first floor has an updated kitchen with gas range and an island for dining and entertaining. The dining area is spacious with a bay window overlooking the side yard. The large living room includes a wood-burning fireplace and built-in. Two bedrooms with shared bath, complete the first floor. The second level has an open loft space, perfect for a master retreat! This floor includes a full bath with linen closet. Included:washer & dryer on the lower level. Full...
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What You’ll Wish You Knew
Posted on 02/02/2020
What You’ll Wish You Knew
Photo by GaudiLab via Shutterstock In the rush and excitement to find the perfect home and make it yours, there are some things best learned beforehand rather than through hindsight. Here are some suggestions from first-time homebuyers that would have made the entire process less challenging. Know where you stand. If you plan to buy a home, even...
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Did You Price Your House Appropriately?
Posted on 02/02/2020
Did You Price Your House Appropriately?
If you add your house to the real estate market but fail to garner buyers' attention, now may be a good time to revamp your home pricing strategy. Otherwise, your home may remain on the housing market for many weeks or months before it finally sells. Generally, there are several factors you need to consider to determine if you...
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