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Energy-Efficient Tips for Bathrooms
Posted on 01/19/2020
Energy-Efficient Tips for Bathrooms
Photo by 영훈 박 via Pixabay Your bathroom can be a considerable source of energy use in your home. The Department of Energy states that water heating accounts for up to 18 percent of energy bills, which is the second largest expense in your home after heating and cooling. Showers and baths aren’t the only reasons for high...
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Video Tour  - 71 Cedar Knolls Drive #71, Branford, CT 06405
Posted on 01/14/2020
Video Tour - 71 Cedar Knolls Drive #71, Branford, CT 06405
Private end unit located in small community of only 70 units. Conveniently located minutes to branford town center . Needs TLC but could be a real GEM ! Spacious 2 br townhouse, 1.5bth, Sunken Living room w/fpl, dining & e/i kitchen, new garbage disposal, dw does not work ,2nd floor laundry, lower level FR freezer does not stay, Newer furnace & ac condenser, economical gas heat, central air, hot water heater is rented. Lots of storage. Detached garage, Easy access to I-95 and minutes to town, shopping, fine dining, downtown new haven .SOLD AS...
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71 Cedar Knolls Drive #71, Branford, CT 06405 is now new to the market!
Posted on 01/14/2020
71 Cedar Knolls Drive #71, Branford, CT 06405 is now new to the market!
Private end unit located in small community of only 70 units. Conveniently located minutes to branford town center . Needs TLC but could be a real GEM ! Spacious 2 br townhouse, 1.5bth, Sunken Living room w/fpl, dining & e/i kitchen, new garbage disposal, dw does not work ,2nd floor laundry, lower level FR freezer does not stay, Newer furnace & ac condenser, economical gas heat, central air, hot water heater is rented. Lots of storage. Detached garage, Easy access to I-95 and minutes to town, shopping, fine dining, downtown new haven .SOLD AS...
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How to Speed Up Your Home Selling Timeline
Posted on 01/12/2020
How to Speed Up Your Home Selling Timeline
The process of selling your house may seem endless at times. Fortunately, there are many things that you can do to speed up your home selling timeline, and these are: 1. Conduct a House Inspection Although a home inspection usually is requested by a buyer after a seller accepts an offer to purchase a house, you may want to...
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FSBO or Sell with an Agent?
Posted on 01/05/2020
FSBO or Sell with an Agent?
Photo by Paul Velgos via Shutterstock If you’ve never sold a home, you might not understand the complexities of what your agent provides for you. You could be tempted to sell your home on your own. After all, with the availability of the Internet, how hard could it be? According to most research, FSBO (For Sale by Owner)...
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Key Issues to Address Before You Purchase a Home
Posted on 12/29/2019
Key Issues to Address Before You Purchase a Home
If you intend to purchase a house soon, it helps to prepare for the home buying journey. In fact, if you identify potential issues before you start your quest to find your dream home, you could avoid them during your property search. Now, let's take a look at three common issues that plague homebuyers, along with tips to address...
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Creating Your Perfect Luxury Home
Posted on 12/22/2019
Creating Your Perfect Luxury Home
Photo by Connoman via Pixabay Sometimes you look at many homes and can’t find the perfect luxury home. When that happens, you might have to get a home that meets every requirement except the one – and then add that feature yourself. Many luxury homes have plenty of room to add additional buildings and water features. When purchasing...
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How Relocation Can Impact Cost of Living
Posted on 12/15/2019
How Relocation Can Impact Cost of Living
Image by Wellnhofer Designs from Shutterstock When you’re relocating you search for a property and learn the real estate market in your new area. Are you also looking at what the general cost of living is in your new city? The cost of living can be very different from state to state and city to city. Here are...
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Video Tour  - 12 Seneca Trail, East Haven, CT 06512
Posted on 12/11/2019
Video Tour - 12 Seneca Trail, East Haven, CT 06512
Peace & tranquility and all the wildlife of the marsh captures the essence of shoreline living . Short distance to beach w/beach rights. Bright & Airy 4 bedroom home has a nice fenced yard for Summertime gatherings , easy inside & outdoor entertaining, kayaking , bird watching. New furnace 2016, 4 new anderson sliders w/transferable warranty to new owner, new washer , gas range, gas heat. Combination Living rm , dining , kitchen has a open floor plan with lots of natural light ideal for some quiet time after a long day. Hardwood floors throughout, storage, ceiling fans, 18 x 14 master bedroom w/marsh views & slider onto balcony....
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12 Seneca Trail, East Haven, CT 06512 is now new to the market!
Posted on 12/11/2019
12 Seneca Trail, East Haven, CT 06512 is now new to the market!
Peace & tranquility and all the wildlife of the marsh captures the essence of shoreline living . Short distance to beach w/beach rights. Bright & Airy 4 bedroom home has a nice fenced yard for Summertime gatherings , easy inside & outdoor entertaining, kayaking , bird watching. New furnace 2016, 4 new anderson sliders w/transferable warranty to new owner, new washer , gas range, gas heat. Combination Living rm , dining , kitchen has a open floor plan with lots of natural light ideal for some quiet time after a long day. Hardwood floors throughout, storage, ceiling fans, 18 x 14 master bedroom w/marsh views & slider onto balcony....
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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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