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Millennials: What Influences Homebuying
Posted on 04/05/2020
Millennials: What Influences Homebuying
Photo by Tatiana Chekryzhova via Shutterstock As more millennials leave consumer and student debt behind, they enter the housing market. Being savvy researches in the information age, this demographic has begun to fuel the housing economy. Many purchase homes as singles, with a partner or even a friend or group of friends. Where is Preferred? Unlike past generations...
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Protect Your Windows During a Windstorm
Posted on 03/29/2020
Protect Your Windows During a Windstorm
Photo by OpenClipart-Vectors via Pixabay The windows in your home not only supply security while allowing fresh air and natural light to filter in, but they are also essential to keeping energy costs down and they contribute to the overall value of your home. During a windstorm, here are some ways you can protect your entire home as...
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Video Tour  - 31-33 High Street, North Canaan, CT 06018
Posted on 03/22/2020
Video Tour - 31-33 High Street, North Canaan, CT 06018
4 two BR apts all on separate utilities in 2 adjacent houses, separately deeded, on a full acre with city sewer & water. Package sale means less than $135k each! Plentiful parking + significant long back yard for safe play area & gardens. Walk to Town of Canaan. All 4 units plus detached garage fully rented month to month basis. Storage shed on the property. All units have separate furnaces, separate above ground oil tanks, separate propane hot water heaters, separate electric meters, and separate laundry hook-ups. Solid investment with upside potential. Hardwood or pine floors in all units + basement or attic...
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Going Hands-Free in the Kitchen
Posted on 03/22/2020
Going Hands-Free in the Kitchen
Photo by Sarah Biesinger via Shutterstock You’ve probably heard how important it is to go hands-free in your car, but it can be just as important and useful to be hands-free in the kitchen. If you’re busy washing dishes or prepping for dinner, you can use hands free devices to do everything from answering calls to looking up...
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31-33 High Street, North Canaan, CT 06018 is now new to the market!
Posted on 03/21/2020
31-33 High Street, North Canaan, CT 06018 is now new to the market!
4 two BR apts all on separate utilities in 2 adjacent houses, separately deeded, on a full acre with city sewer & water. Package sale means less than $135k each! Plentiful parking + significant long back yard for safe play area & gardens. Walk to Town of Canaan. All 4 units plus detached garage fully rented month to month basis. Storage shed on the property. All units have separate furnaces, separate above ground oil tanks, separate propane hot water heaters, separate electric meters, and separate laundry hook-ups. Solid investment with upside potential. Hardwood or pine floors in all units + basement or attic...
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How Millennials are Changing the Real Estate Industry
Posted on 03/15/2020
How Millennials are Changing the Real Estate Industry
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Millennials enter 2020 as the second-largest home-buying demographic and are expected to hold sway over the residential real estate market. Although Millennials trail Baby Boomers in total population — 71 million to 74.1 million — they have aged into the prime starter and second home years. Millennials are largely considered to be...
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Another Property Sold - 240 Woodbury Road, Washington, CT 06793
Posted on 03/09/2020
Another Property Sold - 240 Woodbury Road, Washington, CT 06793
Take a gander at this lovingly maintained New England Cape, priced oh so right! Has Attached Garage & tons of storage on lightly wooded, level acre. Updated Kitchen and baths. Bright, and cheerful Sun RM with southern exposure looks out upon bucolic grounds. Newer 16 x 12 deck accesses two ways to Sun RM + Dining RM. Walk-out basement w/workshop + generator hook-ups. Bonus walk-out storage under Garage. Floored pull-down attic storage over Garage, plus bonus walk-out storage rm underneath Garage! Pretty yard space for gardens and bird watching. Two minutes to the Depot, all activities, schools, shopping, & wonderful Steep Rock...
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What is a USDA Loan?
Posted on 03/08/2020
What is a USDA Loan?
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay If you're looking for loans with excellent interest rates, you may have heard the term USDA bandied about. This special type of loan is attractive on paper, but the reality is a little more complicated than what meets the eye. Learn more about what a USDA loan is meant to do, how to...
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Is Your Offer to Purchase Sufficient?
Posted on 03/01/2020
Is Your Offer to Purchase Sufficient?
If you plan to submit an offer to purchase a home, there is no need to leave anything to chance. And in most instances, it is a good idea to put your best foot forward with your offer to purchase. That way, you can boost the likelihood of receiving an instant "Yes" from a seller and moving one step...
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Tips for Higher-end Home Renovation
Posted on 02/23/2020
Tips for Higher-end Home Renovation
Image by Alex Qian from Pexels Even higher-end homes need renovation after so many years. Fashions go out of style and things get worn out. If money is not an object and the sky is the limit, you can do beautiful things with a remodel. However, if you are remodeling because you are ready to sell your home,...
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Building Beautiful Wall Art with Your Photos
Posted on 02/16/2020
Building Beautiful Wall Art with Your Photos
Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay With so many pictures stored away on digital devices, we forget how enjoyable images of children, friends and memorable experiences in our living space can be. Selecting several of your more meaningful photos for a photo showcase adds character to your home and demonstrates that you value family, connection and staying active. On...
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Video Tour  - 1 Old Farms Lane, New Milford, CT 06776
Posted on 02/14/2020
Video Tour - 1 Old Farms Lane, New Milford, CT 06776
Plenty brand new in exceptional Ranch-Cottage 2 BR, 2 BTH End Unit w/brand new full thickness gleaming 5" white oak, to include floor in 3 Season Sun RM walk-out to private patio. Like living in your own truly charming private home without the headaches. Huge full basement for exceptional storage with Amana Washer & Dryer. Private carport + additional assigned space. Desirable Old Farms' location easy commute to I-84 while being proximate to all services. No smoking, no pets. First, Last, Security, + Credit Check & proof of employment. 5 appliances brand...
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