Sindy Butkus' Blog

Posted on 08/02/2020
How to Start Investing
Photo by 3D Animation Production Company via PixabayHave you received your 401K packet? It probably had some selections to make, such as a list of investment options to choose from. A small choice like this makes a big difference down the road. Whether you own a 401K, need to fund your own retirement, are putting a down payment...
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Posted on 07/30/2020
112 Main Street South, Woodbury, CT 06798 now has a new price of $369,900!
Live on the main level and rent the upstairs! This 1778 home is divided into three apartments. One on the first floor with one or two bedrooms and two, one bedroom units with washer and dryers,on the second level. Or convert it back to the one family when it all...
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Posted on 07/30/2020
112 Main Street South, Woodbury, CT 06798 now has a new price of $369,900!
Wonderful Main St home with income apartments or in-law. Layout is for a multifamily but can be easily converted back to a single family. Current owner has been meticulously restoring all the charm of yesteryear, inside and out! Many vintage details! 5 Fireplaces (one in sunroom) Beautiful restored sidewalks and patios. Detached garage with storage above. New septic in 2012, town water. Come live on Main...
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Posted on 07/26/2020
Should You Invest in a Smart Home Device?
There is no shortage of smart home devices available to property owners nationwide. From light bulbs to thermostats, there are lots of devices that you can pick up to transform an ordinary residence into a smart house. Ultimately, there are plenty of reasons to invest in smart home devices. These reasons include: 1. Smart home devices offer unmatched convenience....
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Posted on 07/22/2020
32 Highland Road, Bethlehem, CT 06751 now has a new price of $35,000!
Nice location in Kasson Grove. Place need total rehab. Use your imagination! Offers subject to probate approval. May take up to 6 weeksproperty being sold "As Is" what you see is what you get. Items left on premise remain with...
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Posted on 07/19/2020
Selling Your Home Within The Shortest Time
There is a science to selling your home at the best price and within the shortest period of time, but it's not always an exact science! Although you can't control market conditions, seasonal fluctuations, or the condition of your neighbors' property, you are still in the driver's seat when it comes to pricing, curb appeal, and the interior condition...
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Posted on 07/12/2020
3 Ways Home Buyers Can Position Themselves for the Best Mortgage Terms
Image by StockSnap from Pixabay The perfect home is not the only thing you'll need to shop for when you want to become a homeowner. In order to get the best terms, the lowest monthly payment and a reasonable interest rate, start doing some homework now -- before you even attend your first open house. 1. Check Your...
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Posted on 07/10/2020
119 Old Town Farm Road, Woodbury, CT 06798 is now new to the market!
Cedar, Mahogany and Glass! This contemporary deck house features vaulted ceilings, two fireplaces, wood floors on main level, two decks and a balcony, stainless steel kitchen cabinetry and rails, fire pit and lush landscaping! Architectural plans by deckhouse.com Great year round home or weekender, it's move in...
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Posted on 07/07/2020
Staging Tips for a Successful Open House
Photo by David Gonzales via Pexels When it comes to selling a home, presentation is key. A well-staged home highlights the best features while leaving plenty of room for imagination in the minds of home buyers. Here are a few tried and true home staging tips to help your home steal the show and bring in the best...
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Posted on 06/28/2020
Should I Buy a Home With an HOA ?
Photo by Bryan Clayton via Pixabay If you buy a townhouse or condo, you’ll find that you’re more than likely a member of a Homeowners Association, or HOA. What that means, in a nutshell, is that you, along with everyone else in your community, own the exterior of the buildings and the common areas. If your roof fails,...
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Posted on 06/26/2020
153 Hinman Lane, Southbury, CT 06488 now has a new price of $488,900!
Located in a quiet Cul-de-Sac in an established and desirable Southbury Subdivision. This well cared for home is bright & airy with a two-story foyer, vaulted ceiling in living room, first floor office and formal dining room with Butler's pantry, french doors from the living room lead into the office which steps down to family room with gas fireplace and sliders onto the spacious deck overlooking the private grounds bordered by woods. The spacious eat-in kitchen with island and pantry, is open to the family room. On the other side of the kitchen is the laundry room with sink and separate entry off deck. The powder room completes the main...
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