Lori Auerbach's Blog

Posted on 11/22/2020
Quick Tips for Bathroom Organization
Photo by JamesDeMers via Pixabay Having a well-organized bathroom is a homeowner’s dream. To get your bathroom organized you just need a little time and effort, and the will to rid yourself of a few unnecessary items. Purge — Everyone has a tendency to over-purchase and overstock on bathroom products every once in a while. In order to...
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Posted on 11/18/2020
From Pre-Approvals to Appraisals: A Mortgage Broker's Advice for Today's Sellers Market
Julie and I recently sat down with David Garofalo of Guaranteed Rate Affinity to discuss how we can help buyers, sellers and real estate investors understand the nuances of today’s mortgage climate. JULIE: Now, more than ever, Fairfield County is attracting buyers from all over the country but particularly New York Metro area. In fact, in my 25...
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Posted on 11/15/2020
Remote Home Buying Tips
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Too busy to buy that second home in Myrtle Beach? No time to fly down and walk through multiple properties to find the one that's right for your family? No problem. You, too, can enjoy the dream of homeownership when you buy your next property remotely. What Is Remote Home Buying? When...
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Posted on 11/08/2020
Key Questions to Consider Before You Attend a Home Showing
A home showing represents a valuable opportunity for a property buyer. However, there may be instances in which a buyer is unsure about whether to attend a house showing. Lucky for you, we're here to help you weigh the pros and cons of scheduling a home showing. Now, let's take a look at three questions to consider before you...
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Posted on 11/04/2020
Another Property Sold - 842 Redding Road, Fairfield, CT 06824
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 11/01/2020
How to Ready Your Home for Seasonal Storms
Image by sandid from Pixabay Our homes are special from the first time we enter. That's why we spend our precious time and money caring for our dwellings when bad weather threatens damage. Spring Windstorms For homeowners, windstorms are often unassuming. We all know to watch for snow or rain, but high winds can cause significant home damage....
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Posted on 10/31/2020
25 Abbey Road, Easton, CT 06612 is now new to the market!
When reality exceeds design expectations, all paths lead to 25 Abbey Road in bucolic upper Easton. This extraordinary home is nestled into the picturesque cul de sac neighborhood of Abbey Road Estates. Custom built in 2002, this 6 bedroom, 5 full & 2 half bath colonial home offers 5848 sqft of luxurious living space, featuring exceptional attention to detail. Exquisite inlaid hardwood floors, 10' ceilings, intricate custom trim work, elaborate crown moldings & recessed lighting throughout are just a short list of what you will discover. Front to back entry foyer is flanked by the formal living room w/ fireplace & formal dining...
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Posted on 10/28/2020
261 Hemlock Hills Road South, Fairfield, CT 06824 now has a new price of $989,000!
Beautiful Greenfield Hill home tucked in a coveted cul de sac street offering privacy w/in a true neighborhood. Freshly painted & move in ready! Release your inner chef in the spacious eat-in kitchen w/direct access to rear deck. Sunny & spacious family rm features a wet bar, expansive window seat overlooking a bay window & french doors to rear deck. The beautiful stone fireplace steals the show in the family rm...bring on those chilly CT winter nights w/s'mores! Elegant living rm w/fireplace offers add'l space for entertaining or a quiet, private workspace. Main floor laundry rm is spacious & includes a half bath. Well sized...
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Posted on 10/25/2020
How to Maintain an Energy-Efficient Bathroom
Photo by 영훈 박 via Pixabay Your bathroom can be a considerable source of energy use in your home. The Department of Energy states that water heating accounts for up to 18 percent of energy bills, which is the second largest expense in your home after heating and cooling. Showers and baths aren’t the only reasons for high...
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Posted on 10/20/2020
1345 Fence Row Drive, Fairfield, CT 06824 is now new to the market!
Here's a rare opportunity to purchase a unique & well cared for contemporary home in The Ridge, Fairfield's only gated community. This 4 bedroom, 3.2 bath home is designed to celebrate the natural surroundings of the property. Soaring ceilings & expansive windows bring the outdoors in at every turn. The marble foyer welcomes you into the home & flows beautifully into the dramatic living room with a wall of windows & sliders to the expansive deck just outside. Adjacent to the living room is an intimate lounge that shares the double sided fireplace w/ the living room and sliders to the deck beyond. A few steps up from the...
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Posted on 10/18/2020
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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Posted on 10/11/2020
DIY: Rolling Plant Caddy
Photo by Huy Phan from Pexels Plants and flower pots can be heavy items to move around. The good news is you can eliminate the trouble with a rolling plant caddy. You can build one yourself using rustic wood or precut pieces from your local home store. Stability is the key here. Plan to build the caddy large...
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