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Posted on 08/09/2020
Selling Your Vacation Home?
Image by Rudy and Peter Skitterians from Pixabay Selling a vacation home is a lot like selling any other property, but for a few key differences. One, most vacation homes are far from the people who want to purchase them. Two, most vacation homes are far away from their owners, as well. This distance between owners, sellers, and...
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Posted on 08/02/2020
Choosing the Right Finishes for Your Home
Image by Mike Gattorna from Pixabay The benefits of buying a luxury home that's under new construction include customizing it to fit your life and your family, and choosing your own finishes is a perfect way to achieve this goal. But which finishes will still maintain their beauty under the stress of busy families on the go? Which...
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Posted on 07/26/2020
Garden DIY: Creating a Beautiful Potting Bench
Photo by Andy via Pixabay A potting bench can provide you with a place to work on your garden, from starting seeds to grafting and transplanting. Ideally, your bench should be at a comfortable height for you to work at, be sturdy enough to support plants and tools and enhance the look of your yard. You have several...
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Posted on 07/22/2020
How Staying Home Has Changed Home Buying Trends
Over the past few years home buyers have consistently had their eyes on move-in-ready homes with an open floor plan that incorporates the kitchen, dining and family room. And while that appears to be an ongoing trend, the Covid 19 stay home, stay safe orders have many reevaluating the home features they need, potentially for the next few...
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Posted on 07/19/2020
If You're Not Using Augmented Reality in Your Home Showings, Why Not?
Photo by Mateusz Dach from Pexels Augmented reality, or AR, is available to anyone with a smartphone, which makes it an ideal tool for realtors showing unstaged homes. Why would someone show a home that hasn't yet been staged, you might ask? Depending upon where the home is located, staging can cost thousands of dollars, while an AR...
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Posted on 07/12/2020
842 Redding Road, Fairfield, CT 06824 is now new to the market!
BEST VALUE IN GREENFIELD HILL! Bring your architect and ideas! Looking for loads of privacy or would you prefer to subdivide? There's just not a sweeter spot than Honey Hill Farm and at this INCREDIBLE PRICE, you can make it everything you want it to be! An original parcel from Greenfield Hill's historic Milbank Farm, this 4.5-acre property is subdividable and comes with a FREE SPLIT offering 2 beautiful lots in LOWER Greenfield Hill. Take the apple tree-lined driveway to a charming expanded Colonial that has been occupied by 3 generations. 5-6 bedrooms with options for a first-floor in-law suite (with no steps!). The refreshing POOL is...
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Posted on 07/12/2020
Recipe: Pecan, Coconut & Date Bars
Photo by Polina Tankilevitch from Pexels Looking for a healthful treat? One that will keep you energized when you need a boost? Or a treat for the kids to replace sweets or cookies? These scrumptious Pecan, Coconut & Date Bars might be just what you're looking for. Great for travel, camping or giving to friends and co-workers, they...
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Posted on 07/07/2020
New Community: Learn Your Neighbors
Photo by PixaBay via Pexels Even if you find the perfect home on the ideal property, if you do not jibe with your neighbors, your homeownership experience could be in jeopardy. Thankfully, there are ways to make sure that your neighbors and you will get along well before committing to buy. All you have to do is follow...
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Posted on 07/01/2020
How We're Keeping Real Estate Essential
Anyone who has sold or purchased a home knows that from start to close this is a very socially interactive business. When real estate transactions and related services were deemed essential during the early stages of Covid-19 pandemic, there were many components to doing a transaction that had to quickly change to comply with federal, state and local...
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Posted on 06/28/2020
Home Features - What Buyers Want
Photo by alvinmatt via Pixabay What homeowner doesn’t want to maximize overall home value when the time comes to sell? In order to sell your house faster and for more money, it's important to have a firm understanding of the specific housing features that matter the most to prospective buyers. Well-Established Property Value Boosters If you’ve ever considered...
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Posted on 06/21/2020
Is Buying a Home Worth It?
Photo by Monkey Business Images via Shutterstock While homeownership often gets referred to as the American Dream, when you purchase before you are prepared, the consequences can be dire. Here are a few reasons you should buy a home. You feel certain. Buying a house is a huge step. It’s sensible to be cautious when making such a...
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Posted on 06/14/2020
Is Remote Home Buying the Best Option for You?
Image by congerdesign from Pixabay If you're looking to buy a new home, there's no reason you should be limited by your geographic area. In today's digital world, buying a home in another city, another state or even in another country has never been easier or more convenient. Additionally, when you buy a home remotely, you're not limited...
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