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Posted on 05/23/2021
Lot 28 Peter Road, Woodbury, CT 06798 now has a new price of $159,900!
Interior 11 acre lot with right of way to building site. Lot being sold as is. Buyer to obtain all necessary town approvals to...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
Top Smart Home Technology We're Seeing In New Homes 2021
Photo by picjumbo.com from Pexels Are you thinking of investing in a new construction home? This is a great time to think about building it smarter. Unlike retrofitting an existing home with smart add-ons, new construction gives you the opportunity to integrate smart technology directly into the home's function and feel. Here are some top smart home technologies...
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Posted on 05/20/2021
Video Tour - 189 Hunters Ridge Road, Southbury, CT 06488
Hunter's Ridge, a desirable neighborhood in the Region 15 School District. Custom built for the current owners this home has the best location at the end of the cul-de-sac. A traditional floor plan offers a formal living room and dining room, kitchen with island and breakfast nook, family room, den and first floor master suite. A full bath, laundry room and access to the attached garage complete the main level. The upper level features three bedrooms, full bath and office/bonus room with access to the walk up attic. A full unfinished basement has potential for more living space with access to the back patio. An oversized deck overlooks the...
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Posted on 05/20/2021
189 Hunters Ridge Road, Southbury, CT 06488 is now new to the market!
Hunter's Ridge, a desirable neighborhood in the Region 15 School District. Custom built for the current owners this home has the best location at the end of the cul-de-sac. A traditional floor plan offers a formal living room and dining room, kitchen with island and breakfast nook, family room, den and first floor master suite. A full bath, laundry room and access to the attached garage complete the main level. The upper level features three bedrooms, full bath and office/bonus room with access to the walk up attic. A full unfinished basement has potential for more living space with access to the back patio. An oversized deck overlooks the...
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Posted on 05/16/2021
The Upside of Clutter
Photo by Zhanzat Mamytova via Pexels Many of today's fashionable life coaches tell us that cluttered environments mess with our sense of peace and calm, our focus, and our productivity. Plenty of gurus and television hosts urge us to declutter our desks and homes. And overall, they're right. Research does support the concept that a having a tidy...
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Posted on 05/12/2021
124 High Street, Plymouth, CT 06786 is now new to the market!
Charming 3 bedroom Cape with expansion possibilities. Unfinished space above garage connects to the second floor through the closet (needs a door). Needs your TLC and some elbow grease but what an opportunity to live in this 1700 sq ft home. Distant views from the upper level. Great backyard with an outbuilding that could be used for a studio, workshop or a one room schoolhouse! Nice neighborhood...
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Posted on 05/09/2021
Brick or Stone: Which Is Best For Your Home Exterior?
Image by F. Muhammad from Pixabay Both brick and natural stone have been popular building materials throughout history and are still popular today. Both have a classic, traditional look and offer many benefits compared to other home siding materials. If you’re considering going with brick or stone for your home exterior there are several things to consider. Brick...
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Posted on 05/09/2021
Another Property Rented - 47B Roosevelt Avenue, Litchfield, CT 06750
Meticulously renovated duplex in the heart of Bantam. Four bedrooms and two full baths. Tenant pays all utilities, lawn care and snow removal. Close to shopping, restaurants and Arethusa ice cream. Quiet street. Beach rights to Sandy Beach with purchased pass. References and lease...
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Posted on 05/02/2021
Commuting and Homeownership: Is It Worth It?
Photo by Monkey Business Images via Shutterstock Homeownership is a marvelous thing. Many folks go to extraordinary lengths to make it happen for their household. One thing that makes ownership difficult is affordability in the same locale as your employment. When that's the case, many potential buyers begin searching outside their comfortable commuting radius to find an affordable...
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Posted on 04/28/2021
Another Property Rented - 241 Main Street South #C, Woodbury, CT 06798
Charming Main Street rental. Second floor unit was completely renovated 7 years ago. One bedroom apartment comes with office, washer and dryer, Storage space on same level attic, large deck and one gar garage. Tenant pays all...
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Posted on 04/25/2021
Enjoy a Seamless House Selling Journey
Selling a house may prove to be a long, complex and stressful process. Fortunately, there are lots of things you can do to increase your chances of enjoying a seamless house selling experience, such as: 1. Craft an Engaging Home Listing A home listing allows you to make a positive first impression on prospective buyers. Thus, you should spend...
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Posted on 04/18/2021
How to Evaluate Multiple Offers for Your Home
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay Whether it is a seller's market or you just have an appealing home, you could end up with multiple offers -- how can you decide which offer is best? Your agent is an excellent source of information and can help widdle through unqualified buyers, but if you still have to choose between multiple...
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