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Benefits of "Native" Gardening
Posted on 12/08/2019
Benefits of "Native" Gardening
Photo by Larisa Koshkina via PixabayRestoring native habitat to our surroundings is like pressing the "refresh" button on biodiversity. Homeowners who embrace native gardening are making big contributions to healthy landscapes, which is great for maintaining the native ecosystems. Making a Difference—Beautifully Native plants are the greenery that would grow in certain areas with or without human intervention....
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Decor and Taxes: Working from Home
Posted on 12/01/2019
Decor and Taxes: Working from Home
Photo by RawPixel via Pixabay The sky's the limit for cloud-based documents and files. Remote working is on the rise. The ranks of independent entrepreneurs are growing. For many, home is a place to live and work. Here are three elements to consider for your work-from-home space. 1. Choose Your Workspace Pick a bright spot. Daylight inspires! Will...
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Differentiate Your House Listing in a Buyer's Market
Posted on 11/24/2019
Differentiate Your House Listing in a Buyer's Market
If you want to sell a house in a buyer's market, it pays to allocate the necessary time and resources to differentiate your home listing from others. Because if you create an informative and engaging home listing, you should have no trouble stirring up interest in your residence, even in a buyer's market. Now, let's take a look at...
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Another Property Sold - 276 Maiden Lane, Durham, CT 06422
Posted on 11/17/2019
Another Property Sold - 276 Maiden Lane, Durham, CT 06422
Lots of Pride and Ownership in this delightful 3 bedroom home. A beautiful Gazebo to enjoy and entertain guests on wonderful summer nights. Peace & tranquility from the Deck that abuts and overlooks a tree farm. Picturesque and peaceful scenery. Spacious, Eat in kitchen with door leading to lovely back deck. Stunning living room includes built-in book shelves, large bay window with beautiful window seat and a fireplace, to enjoy on cozy nights. Downstairs has a large family room with lots of light, a bar and fireplace ideal for entertaining. New roof, windows 2014, new well pump 2018, oversized 2 car garage. Lots of storage, master...
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Remodeling with a Large Budget
Posted on 11/17/2019
Remodeling with a Large Budget
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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How to Determine Your Lending Eligibility for an FHA Loan
Posted on 11/10/2019
How to Determine Your Lending Eligibility for an FHA Loan
FHA loans have long been a valuable resource for Americans who want to fulfill their goal of homeownership but who don’t have the benefit of a lengthy credit history and equity. If you’re hoping to buy a home in the near future but want to explore all of your options in terms of financing, this article is for you....
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Another Property Rented - 119 Kenneth Street #a, East Haven, CT 06512
Posted on 11/04/2019
Another Property Rented - 119 Kenneth Street #a, East Haven, CT 06512
First Floor One bedroom. Galley kitchen, Living room , Br , plenty of closet space, laundry facility located on property , assigned parking directly in front of unit. Close to the center of town and close proximity to town...
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Do You Need to Revamp Your Home Selling Plan?
Posted on 11/03/2019
Do You Need to Revamp Your Home Selling Plan?
If you want to achieve the best-possible results during the house selling journey, you need to be flexible. Because if your initial home selling strategy fails to deliver the desired results, you need to be ready to make adjustments. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you revamp your home selling strategy. 1. Analyze the Local...
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Posted on 10/27/2019
Image by Charles 🇵🇭 from Unsplash Part of buying a home is researching the market and your finances. Most lenders require you to put at least 20 percent down or pay private mortgage insurance (PMI). Since PMI is a cost that does not lower your interest rate or principal, it’s almost always better to save up that hefty...
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Home Improvement Tasks to Tackle Before Selling (And Tasks to Ignore)
Posted on 10/20/2019
Home Improvement Tasks to Tackle Before Selling (And Tasks to Ignore)
Photo by Christian Heitz via PexelsWhen you’re prepping your home to sell, your “to do” list can get quite long, quite quickly. Which projects do you really need to tackle before listing, and which are best left undone? Talking to your real estate agent is a good first step, but this guide will also give you the lowdown...
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Ways to Avoid Home Improvement Fraud
Posted on 10/13/2019
Ways to Avoid Home Improvement Fraud
Do the echoing thumps of a hammer, or the high pitched-squeals of a table saw trigger any Deja-vu? That is right, the season of home improvement is officially here. Whether you are adding a deck, installing a new window or perhaps replacing a roof, the fact is you're most likely going to hire a contractor to make this...
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Keeping Up With Your Goals
Posted on 10/06/2019
Keeping Up With Your Goals
Sticking To Your Goals Each new year brings with it new beginnings. Some ambitious goals and priorities are set. Some people make their resolutions to lose weight; others make decisions to follow their dreams. As the year advances and as we approach the next month, those goals and resolutions become less tangible and become allusive. There are some...
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