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Posted on 07/25/2021
Should You Avoid an HOA Neighborhood?
Photo by Romakoma via Shutterstock Many modern housing developments share areas such as parks, pools and playgrounds. When this is the case, they need a homeowner’s association to tend to the needs of the common areas. The same is true for condominium complexes and townhome communities. Since hallways, elevators and the outsides of buildings require shared maintenance, the...
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Posted on 07/18/2021
Points to Consider When Integrating Smart Home Entertainment
Smart home entertainment integrates home technologies with your favorite big entertainment features. It’s also a practical next step with the rise of smart, integrative technology. But what can it do for your resale value? Should you take it with you, instead? Is it worth the cost? Here are a couple things to consider when integrating a smart home...
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Posted on 07/11/2021
Are Inground Pools Worth the Investment?
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels When homeowners invest in renovations or luxury items, many prefer to get a significant return on investment. That frugal mindset makes a great deal of sense considering a house generally stands as the single largest purchase in a person's life. New bathrooms and expansive kitchens may reliably improve property values. But what...
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Posted on 07/04/2021
3 Benefits of Keeping Plants in Your Bedroom
Photo by Daria Shevtsova from Pexels Keeping indoor plants is a hobby for some and a matter of decoration for others. However, all houseplant owners benefit from the many health advantages of having living greenery in the home. In particular, houseplants in your bedroom can have a positive effect on both the aesthetic and your overall health. Here...
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Posted on 07/03/2021
Another Property Sold - 8 Long Meadow Lane, Bethel, CT 06801
My clients and I would like to welcome you to this wonderful ranch located on 8 Long Meadow Lane in historic Bethel CT. This updated house will check all your boxes. Featuring first floor living with a spacious open floor plan. Come and have a seat around the large granite island and enjoy the company of your friends and loved ones. Featuring a large kitchen with plenty of counter space, lovely cabinets, a brand-new French door refrigerator and a new dishwasher as well. This kitchen is a cook's dream. Just down the hall are four bedrooms, and two bathrooms. The primary bedroom suite has ample space, featuring a jack and jill sink, a...
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Posted on 06/27/2021
The Impact Home Improvement Projects Have on the Value of Your Home
Photo by bidvine via Pixabay Some home projects and improvements can't wait - a leaking hot water heater or a water damaged floor need to be replaced right away. Other, planned renovations and upgrades are optional. Consider not only your current needs, but the potential impact of any large planned upgrade on your home's value before you proceed....
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Posted on 06/20/2021
Recipe: Zucchini Potato Soup
Photo by Louis Hansel @shotsoflouis on Unsplash Looking for a soup for all seasons? Let Zucchini Potato Soup fill the bill. It's low-fat and light yet filling. It's power-packed with nutritious goodness, and enhanced with the perfect blend of spices and herbs. This recipe serves a party of 6 or more. If you have a food processor or...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
Short on Outdoor Space? Try a Vertical Garden
Photo by Alex from Pexels Have you been fantasizing about giving your green thumb free rein but are dealing with a limited amount of room in your outdoor living space? Perhaps you've got active children in the household who need backyard space to work off all that energy, or maybe your yard is just small. If so, you'll...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
Trending Architectural Styles for New Construction Homes
Photo by Anete Lusina from Pexels Residential architectural styles have long defined the current culture in America. At the turn of the century, colorful and elegant Victorian homes could be found in many towns across the country. By the 1950s, the practical ranch was popping up in every new suburb that was being created. Today, those who are...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
Landscaping for Curb Appeal
Post Image by Jo Ann Snover from Shutterstock There are many ways you can make your house attractive to prospective buyers. Curb appeal goes a long way when it comes to first impressions. Your yard is one indication of the amount of time you’ve spent caring for your property in general. Buyers are undoubtedly attracted to homes that have...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
The True Cost of Selling a Home
Image by Steve Buissinne from Pixabay All home sellers understand that there are some costs to selling a home, but not everyone realizes what they're expected to pay for (and how much the total will be). We'll look at the most common expenses and how they might affect your budget. Real Estate Agent Fees This is probably the...
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Posted on 05/16/2021
Buying a Penthouse Property
Photo by Mostafa Safadel on Unsplash The penthouse is the pinnacle of real estate in many markets -- and places like New York and Miami -- have plenty of options to choose from. It's easy to get caught up in great decor or fall in love with a view, but there are other considerations as well. Here's what...
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