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Posted on 10/18/2020
Home Maintenance for New Homeowners
Photo by LesPalenik via Shutterstock Many first time home buyers simply don’t think too much about home maintenance during the purchasing process. The challenge is that once you’re in the home, regardless of whether you’ve thought about it or not, your home’s maintenance needs only increase. And if there’s a hidden problem lurking somewhere, the result of ignoring...
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Posted on 10/18/2020
74 Old Black Point Road, East Lyme, CT 06357 is now new to the market!
Great opportunity!! 4 year round cottages on beautiful Old Black Point Road. Keep your family and friends close or collect income! Garage and sheds on property for storage. Floating dock perfect for kayaks and paddle boards - waterway leads out to Long Island...
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Posted on 10/11/2020
Pay the Lowest-Possible Price for a Home
Finding a deal on a new home sometimes can be difficult. Fortunately, we're here to help you shop for your dream residence so you can discover a house that matches your budget perfectly. Now, let's take a look at three tips to ensure you can pay the lowest-possible price for your dream residence. 1. Be Aggressive During Your Home...
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Posted on 10/04/2020
Should You Forgo a Home Inspection?
If a seller approves your offer to purchase his or her house, conducting a home inspection likely will be the next step of the property buying cycle. Although you may have the option to forgo a house inspection, you should not avoid this evaluation. Because if you forgo a home inspection, you may wind up purchasing a house that...
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Posted on 09/30/2020
74-76 Old Black Point Road, East Lyme, CT 06357 now has a new price of $849,000!
74 and 76 Old Black Point Road being sold together. Escape to this seaside retreat! Classic 4 BR main house plus 4 additional year round cottages. This unique property is perfect for the extended family. Consider converting a cottage to your private office, yoga or art studio. There are endless possibilities! Rent the cottages out and you can own a residential investment property assisting with your mortgage. Be prepared to embrace easy living on Old Black Point Road! Launch your kayaks and water toys right at your own floating dock with waterway leading out to the Long Island Sound. Idyllic afternoons and evenings will be spent on your...
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Posted on 09/30/2020
74-76 Old Black Point Road, East Lyme, CT 06357 now has a new price of $849,000!
74 and 76 Old Black Point Road being sold together. Escape to this seaside retreat! Classic 4 BR main house plus 4 additional year round cottages. This unique property is perfect for the extended family. Consider converting a cottage to your private office, yoga or art studio. There are endless possibilities! Rent the cottages out and you can own a residential investment property assisting with your mortgage. Be prepared to embrace easy living on Old Black Point Road! Launch your kayaks and water toys right at your own floating dock with waterway leading out to the Long Island Sound. Idyllic afternoons and evenings will be spent on your...
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Posted on 09/27/2020
What is an Open Concept?
Image by Solomon Rodgers from Pixabay The real estate industry is ever-changing and with it, many trends come and go. One popular trend is the open concept layout, a style that was very popular in homes during the 19th century. The idea of open concept living fell out of favor during the early 20th century when homeowners were...
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Posted on 09/20/2020
Should You Join Your HOA?
Photo by RawPixel.com via Shutterstock When it comes to homeowner’s associations, you need to know what type yours is before you determine whether to “join” it. There are two types of associations, covenant-based and voluntary. When homeowners ask about requirements to join a homeowner’s association, they may believe it is optional, but if our association is covenant-based, you...
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Posted on 09/13/2020
Is Home Repair Insurance Necessary?
Photo by: Caleb Woods via Unsplash Home repair insurance is an optional service agreement also known as a home warranty. It is put in place to save costs when there may be a need for repairs or replacement of any major system or household appliances. Often added as an incentive to sweeten a sale, a great home warranty...
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Posted on 09/06/2020
Simple Ways to Enhance Your Home's Marketability
Making a good first impression on prospective home buyers is the key to getting your house sold within a relatively short period of time. Once your house is on the market, you'll want to make sure any major flaws, aesthetic issues, and potential buyer turnoffs have been fully addressed before the first prospects walk through your front door. Although...
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Posted on 09/01/2020
Another Property Sold - 36 Caribou Drive, Norwich, CT 06360
Immediate occupancy and ready to move in. Take a look at the virtual tour! A bright, open and sunny 3 bedroom, 2 bath ranch with attached 2 car garage. Hardwood floors throughout the home with newer stainless steel appliances. Both full baths in this home have upgrades, including new tub and tile in the main bath. Newer sink in the master bath. Newer Hunter ceiling fans in most rooms with spacious closet space throughout the home. Newer gas furnace with on-demand water to help keep costs down. The basement can easily be re-finished to add additional space for a recreation room or other use. Easy to show with immediate...
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Posted on 08/31/2020
Another Property Sold - 195 Malabar Drive, Westbrook, CT 06498
Charming 3 bedroom ranch home, move in ready! The home well maintained and has many windows offering an abundance of light throughout. Updated kitchen w/ granite counters. Partially finished lower level offers a great amount of storage and cozy family room. Enjoy the town beach, restaurants and shopping centers. Quick access to I95. Great opportunity to live in...
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