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How Many Property Showings Should You Host?
Posted on 04/01/2020
How Many Property Showings Should You Host?
The number of showings a seller needs to host varies. In some instances, a buyer may submit an offer to purchase a house following an initial showing. Or, in other cases, a seller may host dozens of showings without receiving any offers to purchase his or her house. Ultimately, there are lots of things that a seller can do...
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How Can You Get the Best Price for Your Home?
Posted on 03/25/2020
How Can You Get the Best Price for Your Home?
Selling a home can be challenging, even for an individual who is laser-focused on getting the best price for his or her house. Fortunately, we're here to help you achieve the best-possible results during the home selling journey. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you obtain the best price for your residence. 1. Study the...
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Increase Living Space with Bench Footing
Posted on 03/18/2020
Increase Living Space with Bench Footing
Photo by Tierra Mallorca on Unsplash When buying an older home, you might wonder how to get more livable space out of that low-ceiling basement. There are two ways to gain height: raise the foundation or lower the floor. Raising the foundation requires lifting the entire home off its current foundation, building a new foundation, and resettling the...
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Another Property Sold - 24 Thorpe Street, Fairfield, CT 06824
Posted on 03/18/2020
Another Property Sold - 24 Thorpe Street, Fairfield, CT 06824
Stop paying someone else's mortgage! Fantastic Mixed Use Building! Walk across the street to Star Bucks and the Fairfield Train Station. Perfect for Lawyers, Accountants, Architects and other professionals. You can also live here or rent out the upstairs, which has a separate entrance. Pristine, turn key space that includes 4 office spaces, kitchenette, Reception Area, Conference Room, 1st floor handicap lavatory, handicap lift and handicap parking in rear. New roof, furnace, and carpeting and freshly painted inside and outside. Basement storage as well as possible attic expansion for a third floor. Off street parking in the rear as well...
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Another Property Sold - 24 Thorpe Street, Fairfield, CT 06824
Posted on 03/18/2020
Another Property Sold - 24 Thorpe Street, Fairfield, CT 06824
Stop paying someone else's mortgage! Fantastic Mixed Use Building! Walk across the street to Star Bucks and the Fairfield Train Station. Perfect for Lawyers, Accountants, Architects and other professionals. You can also live here or rent out the upstairs, which has a separate entrance. Pristine, turn key space that includes 4 office spaces, kitchenette, Reception Area, Conference Room, 1st floor handicap lavatory, handicap lift and handicap parking in rear. New roof, furnace, and carpeting and freshly painted inside and outside. Basement storage as well as possible attic expansion for a third floor. Off street parking in the rear as well...
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Use Native Stones to Create a Rustic Walkway
Posted on 03/11/2020
Use Native Stones to Create a Rustic Walkway
Image by Nancy Buron from Pixabay If you're like many homeowners who prefer a natural landscape plan, your outdoor living space undoubtedly features lush vegetation and bright, blooming flowers. However, you might also have the sense that something is missing but can't quite put your finger on what it might be. If this describes you, the missing element...
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DIY: Using Concrete Pavers in Your Yard
Posted on 03/04/2020
DIY: Using Concrete Pavers in Your Yard
Image by Bronisław Dróżka from Pixabay For anyone who is intimidated by the idea of working with garden pavers, for those who may think they are tools only for professionals experienced in masonry, be assured that you too can beautify your garden and yard with these smooth finishing touches. Perfect for taming and refining wild, overgrown areas, concrete...
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Hiring a Green Home Contractor
Posted on 02/26/2020
Hiring a Green Home Contractor
Are you familiar with “green” home builders? They are contractors who construct homes from sustainable or renewable products. These green home builders use durable materials in building all kinds of homes ranging from individual bungalows to expansive, real estate developments. Just like traditional builders, they handle diverse types of construction but build in a way that minimizes waste....
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Types of "Subject-to" Real Estate
Posted on 02/19/2020
Types of "Subject-to" Real Estate
Image by Nattanan Kanchanaprat from Pixabay If you're looking for "subject-to" real estate, you know it can be a good investment. This kind of real estate is purchased "subject-to" the existing mortgage. So the buyer owns the property, but the mortgage stays in the seller's name. Payments are made by the buyer, but it's not necessary for that...
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Security Options for Your Luxury Home
Posted on 02/12/2020
Security Options for Your Luxury Home
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay When it comes to protecting your high-value home in your absence, few things beat an actual living, breathing caretaker who lives on the grounds. And you'll score bonus points for hiring someone who's trained in fighting fires or apprehending invaders. Your second line of defense should be a local monitoring service that...
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Financial Assistance Programs for Your New Home
Posted on 02/05/2020
Financial Assistance Programs for Your New Home
Image by Tumisu from Pixabay If you’re in the market for a new home, chances are you’ve been evaluating your finances. As a first-time homebuyer, there are programs in place to help with the down payment. According to the December 2019 Realtor Index Confidence Survey, first-time homebuyers accounted for 31% of all sales, and 77% put down less...
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Another Property Sold - 73 Boston Terrace, Bridgeport, CT 06610
Posted on 01/31/2020
Another Property Sold - 73 Boston Terrace, Bridgeport, CT 06610
Three bedroom Cape with enclosed front porch and rear enclosed porch of the kitchen. Newer appliances in kitchen. Hardwood floors up and down. Level, totally fenced in back yard with detached 1-car...
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