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Why You Should Consider Professional Staging
Posted on 07/21/2019
Why You Should Consider Professional Staging
As recently as 20-25 years ago, most people thought “staging” was for the theater and model homes. The idea of professionally temporarily decorating a home to sell it was not on the average homeowner’s radar. All that changed with the advent of TLC, HGTV, and other networks dedicated to home buying/selling and renovating shows. If you’re selling a...
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Another Property Sold - 18 Pond Edge Drive, Waterford, CT 06385
Posted on 07/20/2019
Another Property Sold - 18 Pond Edge Drive, Waterford, CT 06385
Epitomizing contemporary design & capturing "modern" taste, this "one-owner" home lies within the beautiful Twin Lakes community, encompassing Waterford's Leary Park! 5BD | 4BA | 2 Car Garage with an abounding and spacious layout and plenty of natural lighting, updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, newly refinished hardwoods, newly carpeted bedrooms, an incredibly finished walkout basement with wet bar, recreational & finished storage space, full bathroom with shower and tub, and a SIXTH BEDROOM! A MUST SEE! If you aren't the entertaining type now, you may feel compelled to start hosting more gatherings, especially pool...
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Full-Service Moving Company Alternatives
Posted on 07/14/2019
Full-Service Moving Company Alternatives
If you plan to engage the services of a commercial moving company, you should consider the cost implications. You will spend a substantial amount if you are embarking on a long distance move, but the good news is that there are less expensive alternatives. You might not need to hire a full-service company and just go with rental...
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17 Willow Lane, East Lyme, CT 06333 now has a new price of $574,817!
Posted on 07/12/2019
17 Willow Lane, East Lyme, CT 06333 now has a new price of $574,817!
There is no place like home - make this stately, colonial in coveted Dean's Ridge yours today! 1st Floor hardwoods guide you through the bright 2 story foyer, to DR, LR, office and 1/2 bath. A captivating chef's kitchen, w Viking stove and refrigerator, dbl drawer dishwasher, huge granite center island and an addt'l Dacor oven, invoke family gatherings and gourmet meals! An impressive grand family room enchants w a soaring beamed ceiling enhanced by skylights, ceiling fans and centered by the wood burning fireplace. Steps away is THE outdoor entertaining destination! Gorgeous paver patio w built in gas BBQ, custom lighting and stone...
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Understanding BPOs in Real Estate
Posted on 07/07/2019
Understanding BPOs in Real Estate
BPO stands for ‘broker price opinion.' It is associated with short sales and foreclosures. BPO involves a process that is almost the same as real estate appraisal but not as complicated. Banks and companies usually hire the services of a real estate broker to prepare an opinion of value for a particular real estate. The representative of the...
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3 Factors to Consider Before You Buy a Smart Home Device
Posted on 06/30/2019
3 Factors to Consider Before You Buy a Smart Home Device
Smart home devices enable property owners to automate a wide range of everyday tasks – everything from cleaning each bedroom in a residence to securing a house against burglaries and other threats. Yet not all smart house gadgets are identical. And if a homeowner fails to plan ahead for smart home technology investments, they risk spending money on smart...
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Another Property Sold - 16 Goldfield Road, Killingworth, CT 06419
Posted on 06/28/2019
Another Property Sold - 16 Goldfield Road, Killingworth, CT 06419
Elegant and approachable, this 4 bedroom colonial home has a front to back living room with a fireplace and access to the large screened porch. The large formal dining room has a tray ceiling and picture frame molding. The kitchen with Granite counters and classic white cabinets has hardwood floor. A large family room with cathedral ceiling a large fireplace , built-in bookshelves and window seat and access to the large ground level deck. The bonus room/4th bedroom w/built-in shelves and seat make it a wonderful hangout space. The second floor has a true master bedroom suite with sitting room, huge walk in closet and master bath has a large...
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To Buy a Home or to Build a Home?
Posted on 06/23/2019
To Buy a Home or to Build a Home?
Build or buy is the age-old question humanity has asked ourselves since the dawn of time, or since real estate became a thing. So which should you choose, and why? Ask yourself the following questions to help simplify the decision for you and your family. How long do you want to wait? Buying a finished house has the...
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How to Survive With a New Puppy
Posted on 06/16/2019
How to Survive With a New Puppy
Adding a new furry friend into your life can be fun and exciting until you notice that your favorite shoes have bite marks in them. If you've recently added a new puppy into your life or getting ready to, it's essential to protect your belongings to enjoy this excellent adventure fully. Puppy-proof your home. Objects such as shoes,...
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Video Tour  - 74-76 Old Black Point Road, East Lyme, CT 06357
Posted on 06/15/2019
Video Tour - 74-76 Old Black Point Road, East Lyme, CT 06357
Summertime and the living is easy on Old Black Point Road! Enjoy this special seaside property as a family retreat or year round living with the added bonus of 4 cottages with rental income if you choose. Launch your kayaks and water toys right at your own dock with waterway leading out to the Long Island Sound. Idyllic afternoons and evenings will be spent on your screened in porch admiring the picturesque views and brilliant sunsets. The main home has a beautiful stone fireplace in the living room, a formal dining room with built ins and a bright year round sun room. The kitchen has sunlight streaming in from the skylights, gas stove,...
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Video Tour  - 9 Green Valley Lake Road, East Lyme, CT 06333
Posted on 06/15/2019
Video Tour - 9 Green Valley Lake Road, East Lyme, CT 06333
Your new home awaits in East Lyme! This lovingly maintained 3 bedroom raised ranch is nestled in a private, tranquil setting overlooking the lake. Relax in your sun room while gazing at Mother Nature's highlight reel just outside your windows! Your main level consists of LR, DR and bright kitchen with breakfast bar. Ample closet space is located throughout the home. Down the hall are two bedrooms with an updated full bath. Through a french door you enter into a truly immense master suite, with 3 closets, one is a large walk in, and a full bath with jetted tub. The lower level offers versatility and fabulous entertaining areas - a den...
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Video Tour  - 3 Fawn Run, Salem, CT 06420
Posted on 06/15/2019
Video Tour - 3 Fawn Run, Salem, CT 06420
Pride of ownership is evident in this classic and charming, center hall colonial in Salem! The tiled entryway, with ample closet space, directs you to a spacious family room and living room. Cozy evenings by the fire are easily achieved as both spaces boast wood burning fireplaces. French doors lead to your light filled dining room with sliders out to the backyard. The tiled kitchen has stainless refrigerator and dbl. oven stove, granite counter tops and a breakfast bar. The eat-in area has an accommodating desk space and sliding glass door leading to the deck. A half bath with laundry and a convenient breezeway entrance takes you to...
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