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What Are the Costs for Securing a Mortgage?
Posted on 08/25/2019
What Are the Costs for Securing a Mortgage?
Securing a mortgage to buy a home is probably one of the best and most important milestones in a person's life. It comes with a lot of benefits and bragging rights. But, even with all of the butterflies and feelings of being on cloud nine, the truth of the matter is that there are also costs in securing...
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Budget-Friendly Home Improvements
Posted on 08/18/2019
Budget-Friendly Home Improvements
Not all home improvements cost thousands of dollars. Sometimes, it’s the little things that make the most impact. So, if you’re avoiding putting your house on the market because you know it needs work, or if you’re passing over the house in your budget’s sweet spot because you think it might be a money pit, check out these...
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5 Tips to Freshen Your Room
Posted on 08/11/2019
5 Tips to Freshen Your Room
Here are five tips for when that redecorating urge strikes but you haven't got the budget or time to do a lot. You likely could do all of these ideas for less than $50 and still give your room a new look. Fresh Flowers: You don't need a fifty dollar bouquet to make a room pretty, but any...
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240 Woodbury Road, Washington, CT 06793 now has a new price of $325,900!
Posted on 08/05/2019
240 Woodbury Road, Washington, CT 06793 now has a new price of $325,900!
Simple to maintain, stylish Cape Cod with Attached Garage on lightly wooded, level acre. Updated Kitchen and baths. Bright, and cheerful Sun RM with southern exposure looks out upon pretty side lawn yard. 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. Pretty yard space for gardens and bird watching. Two minutes to the Depot, all activities, schools, shopping, & wonderful Steep Rock Reservation. 20 minutes to I-84. Commuters dream in country setting. Low taxes! Study could be made into...
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Reducing Allergens in Your Home
Posted on 08/04/2019
Reducing Allergens in Your Home
There’s no doubt about it, increasingly Americans deal with allergies and allergic reactions that threaten their health, peace of mind, and even their lives. The rate of increase in allergies for children is over 50 percent from 1977 through 2018, and now 1 in 13 children in the United States suffer from allergies. Roughly 90 percent of the...
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Treading Lightly - Creating a Home Gym from Nothing
Posted on 07/28/2019
Treading Lightly - Creating a Home Gym from Nothing
Just because your new house doesn’t have room for a gym doesn’t mean you can’t get a workout there. Items all over your home make perfect gym props, so all you need is a little floor space—no special rooms required. Built-in Workouts The most natural workout in your home is to use the stairs. If you have more...
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Another Property Rented - 33-A High Street, North Canaan, CT 06018
Posted on 07/25/2019
Another Property Rented - 33-A High Street, North Canaan, CT 06018
Newly finished hardwood floors in main level Dining Room and Living Room. Spacious 2 BR vintage duplex apartment offers full basement w/laundry hook-ups, plentiful parking, and large backyard. Lease or month to month OK. $950/mo + utilities, security, and references. Arrange appointment thru agent. No pets, and no...
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Renting Versus Buying - All About the Money
Posted on 07/21/2019
Renting Versus Buying - All About the Money
There are several ways to think about renting versus buying. Conventional wisdom might say that buying, and therefore owning, a home is always better. However, your situation may be different. Before you jump in the buying pool, consider how the costs might stack up for you. How to think about housing. Say that you are moving to a...
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33-A High Street, North Canaan, CT 06018 now has a new price of $875!
Posted on 07/20/2019
33-A High Street, North Canaan, CT 06018 now has a new price of $875!
Newly finished hardwood floors in main level Dining Room and Living Room. Spacious 2 BR vintage duplex apartment offers full basement w/laundry hook-ups, plentiful parking, and large backyard. Lease or month to month OK. $950/mo + utilities, security, and references. Arrange appointment thru agent. No pets, and no...
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31-33 High Street, North Canaan, CT 06018 now has a new price of $278,500!
Posted on 07/20/2019
31-33 High Street, North Canaan, CT 06018 now has a new price of $278,500!
Two separately deeded adjacent 2 Families being sold together. City sewer & water. Good size 2 & 3 BR older apts. Plentiful parking + significant long back yard for safe play area & gardens. 3 units have mo to mo tenants, and recent vacancy has newly, just finished hardwood floors in DR & LR! Detached Garage also rented. 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. Sound investment with upside potential. Hardwood or pine floors in all...
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Start up a Patio Garden
Posted on 07/14/2019
Start up a Patio Garden
In a typical year, you grow a lush vegetable garden that brings endless pleasure to you and fresh food to your table. But this year you plan to put your house on the market. Do you still grow a garden? Or, you live in a townhome or condominium and miss your old gardening days. So what do you...
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Building and Pest Inspections
Posted on 07/07/2019
Building and Pest Inspections
Investing in a property is a massive step for anyone. This property will be of great benefits as it can serve a business place or where you will live with your loved ones. Regardless of your reason for buying a property, it has to be smart and careful. Also, some experts can help you look for a suitable...
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