Larry Leonzi's Blog

Posted on 07/21/2021
Financing with a Credit Union
Image by Pete Linforth from Pixabay Property buyers today may think of a credit union as an alternative form of lending and ultimately meant for people who don't fit the stereotypical borrower. But this assumption may a little unfair once you learn the facts. Credit unions present several unique opportunities that you simply won't find anywhere else. We'll...
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Posted on 07/14/2021
All About Home Automation Hubs
Home automation can be a combination of different devices, or you can turn it into a central system that controls everything from your security to your lights. The question is, what's the best way to keep all of your technology organized so it can all work together? Minimizing hiccups in your experience starts with having an idea of...
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Posted on 07/11/2021
46 Algonquin Trail, Newtown, CT 06482 is now new to the market!
Well maintained and updated Colonial located in a private lake community at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac with lake front views that border State Forest on the side. Private beach with boat docks, boat ramp and canoe/kayak racks, along with plenty of hiking trails. New Kitchen with large granite counter tops and plenty of cabinetry. updated bathrooms. New top of the line vinyl "cedar impressions" siding, and new Azek trim. New well pump, new gutters with leaf guard. Feel like you are on vacation all year...
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Posted on 07/07/2021
What You Need to Know About Shipping Container Homes
For several years now, tiny homes have been popping up on Pinterest and across social media as unique and inviting living spaces. However, most recently, the tiny home trend has evolved into an even more eco-friendly option - shipping container homes. Shipping container homes are residential dwellings that are created out of empty shipping containers that are no...
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Posted on 07/02/2021
54 Elm Street, Fairfield, CT 06824 is now new to the market!
Fairfield University Area Ranch. Quiet serene street close to everything. Walk to Train Station. Spacious with all good size rooms. The den off of the dining room has a closet and recessed slider doors and can be a fourth bedroom. The .62 acre property is very private with a stone patio. There is another structure on the property which can be a second garage, storage for a boat or anything else you may need to store. Interior was just freshly painted. Call agent for...
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Posted on 06/30/2021
Is a Balloon Mortgage Right for You?
Image by Jojje from Shutterstock Many people own homes through a mortgage agreement. Traditional mortgages are primarily fully amortized or gradually paid off with regular payments over the lifetime of the loan. Each payment contributes to both the principal and the interest. A balloon mortgage is a short-term home loan with fixed-rate monthly payments that only take care...
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Posted on 06/23/2021
Maximize the Potential of a Small Space With These Tips
From cozy nooks inside your home to bedrooms that are quaint and quiet, small spaces may feel difficult to decorate — but they don't have to be. In fact, there are endless possibilities for adding decor to these tiny spots in your home. Here are a few tips to help you get started decorating those smaller areas: Use...
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Posted on 06/22/2021
Another Property Sold - 50 Craig Lane, Trumbull, CT 06611
Great chance to get into Trumbull! Perfect for first time homebuyer or for someone looking to downsize. Remodeled bathroom. Partially finished basement. New oil tank in basement, new chimney liner, newer furnace and hot water heater. Two driveways, rear one leads to garage, one in front for extra off street parking. Located on a quiet, desirable street in a great neighborhood and convenient to all amenities including shopping, restaurants, recreation, parks, and all commuter routes. Large .40 acre lot. There are recording devices in the...
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Posted on 06/16/2021
Ways to be Prepared to Move When You Have Pets
Photo by Ulrike Mai via Pixabay Moving from one state to another is stressful enough for adults and children. Often pets are doubly confused. Your home may be the only world they've known. They don't understand why you're leaving or if you're coming back. Boxes are piling up and moving people, family and friends are everywhere. This may...
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Posted on 06/09/2021
How to Avoid Common New Home Construction Mistakes
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels New construction mistakes can be difficult for homeowners to avoid. After all, just what exactly do you know about fiberglass batts or blower tests? These are common industry terms, but not exactly everyday topics of conversation. Without overwhelming you with jargon or asking you to study up, we'll look at our top five...
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Posted on 06/02/2021
Kitchen Cabinet Update: All New or Refreshed?
Photo by Jafar Mansuri on Unsplash To resurface or replace? That's the question. Consider replacing if: They have significant water or humidity damage. They're poorly constructed and/or falling apart. The design frustrates. You could do better starting over. The style can't be easily updated, for example, floral moldings. The cost to refinish is more than new cabinets. It...
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Posted on 05/26/2021
New Community: Learn Your Neighbors
Photo by PixaBay via Pexels Even if you find the perfect home on the ideal property, if you do not jibe with your neighbors, your homeownership experience could be in jeopardy. Thankfully, there are ways to make sure that your neighbors and you will get along well before committing to buy. All you have to do is follow...
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