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Posted on 10/18/2020
Tips for Adding Insulation to Your Home
Image by Lutz Peter from Pixabay Insulation keeps you warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer by reducing either heat coming in or escaping from your home. You might think that adequately insulating a home would be part of the home-building process. But since many new homebuyers don't consider insulation when buying, many home builders only...
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Posted on 10/12/2020
Another Property Sold - 20 Longwood Drive, Naugatuck, CT 06770
Ranch on cul de sac with hardwood floors throughout. Living room has bay window and gas line for a fireplace. The eat in kitchen has slider to deck and patio in the backyard. The three bedrooms have hardwood floors. Inside is being painted. Basement is unfinished and is a walk out. Pictures are older, new pictures will be posted when painting is finished. Listing agent related to...
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Posted on 10/11/2020
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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Posted on 10/11/2020
242 Madison Street, Waterbury, CT 06706 now has a new price of $214,000!
Reduced and ready for a new owner. You can live in the main apartment and let the other units pay your mortgage!! This rooming house with 5 units, first floor unit has kitchen, bedroom and bathroom of its own with slider to deck, 2nd floor has 4 units that share a bathroom, and enclosed back porch. New roof installed in 2014, approximately $3,200 income monthly. Driveway for off street parking for two cars, level...
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Posted on 10/04/2020
Tips on Why Recording Fees are Included in a Real Estate Sale
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay There are a variety of different terms that you must become familiar with as you purchase a new home. You have to pay an application fee, underwriting fees, titles fees and more. But one that seems to leave many buyers scratching their heads is the recording fee. A recording fee is a...
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Posted on 09/27/2020
Should You Craft a Home Selling Budget?
A home selling budget may prove to be exceedingly valuable. With this budget in hand, an individual will know approximately how much money that he or she will need to complete the home selling journey. Now, let's take a look at three expenses to include in a home selling budget. 1. Home Cleaning If you want to impress buyers,...
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Posted on 09/26/2020
39 Deer Hill Avenue, Danbury, CT 06810 is now new to the market!
Welcome home to this charming Colonial with hardwood floors and beautiful mouldings. The open front porch leads you into the home through the foyer and into the living room. This space boast an an open fireplace, hardwood floor and built in book shelves. The extra large windows let in the beautiful sunlight. The formal dining room is large enough to fit the family and friends for a sit down meal. The large work in kitchen kitchen has pocket doors that lead to the den which then leads to the three season porch. From the foyer the stairs leads to the second floor with a mastersuite and two other bedrooms. From the hallway you can...
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Posted on 09/20/2020
Kitchen Trends for Outdoor Spaces
Image by toddpharistx from Pixabay If you’ve been thinking about adding an outdoor kitchen to your luxury home, it is a good time to start planning. Outdoor kitchens offer a great place to prepare and enjoy meals outdoors when the weather is pleasant. You’ll find that there are many options and features available to build out the perfect...
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Posted on 09/20/2020
Another Property Sold - 15 Ajellos Farm Road, Seymour, CT 06483
Welcome home to this beautiful Colonial that shows like new. The spacious foyer welcomes you into this seven room one owner home that has been meticulously maintained and upgraded. Entertain in this eat in kitchen while you cook at the island with using the new kitchen vent, updated quartz and granite countertops, and enjoy the convenience of a double oven. The family room has plenty of space for fun with the pool table that stays, cathedral ceiling and wood fireplace with an insert. From the family room you can walk out the new French doors-2020 to the newly painted deck and the patio to sit by the fire pit. In addition to the first...
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Posted on 09/13/2020
Should You Avoid an HOA Neighborhood?
Photo by Romakoma via Shutterstock Many modern housing developments share areas such as parks, pools and playgrounds. When this is the case, they need a homeowner’s association to tend to the needs of the common areas. The same is true for condominium complexes and townhome communities. Since hallways, elevators and the outsides of buildings require shared maintenance, the...
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Posted on 09/13/2020
242 Madison Street, Waterbury, CT 06706 now has a new price of $239,000!
Reduced and ready for a new owner. You can live in the main apartment and let the other units pay your mortgage!! This rooming house with 5 units, first floor unit has kitchen, bedroom and bathroom of its own with slider to deck, 2nd floor has 4 units that share a bathroom, and enclosed back porch. New roof installed in 2014, approximately $3,200 income monthly. Driveway for off street parking for two cars, level...
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Posted on 09/06/2020
Recipes: 3 Simple & Quick Pasta Dishes
Image by Дарья Яковлева from Pixabay Being short on time is no reason to not enjoy a healthy meal at home. These three quick and easy pasta dishes whip up in a mere 30 minutes or less, giving you plenty of time to even to the dishes before you could be in and out of a drive thru...
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