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Is Being a Rental Property Owner Worth the Hassle?
Posted on 12/15/2019
Is Being a Rental Property Owner Worth the Hassle?
Photo by OpenClipart-Vectors via Pixabay It’s only a hassle if you’re not in control. There are a lot of ways to do investment property wrong, but here are the ways to do it right so that it’s an asset, not a nuisance. Be picky about the property. While you don’t need to purchase anything high-end, always choose something...
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509 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06110 now has a new price of $299,000!
Posted on 12/12/2019
509 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06110 now has a new price of $299,000!
VALUE!END OF THE YEAR! Back on Market-w/this gracious steel beam colonial offering family comforts with numerous features/amenities:1st floor- an open flow between the large living room, dining room & 4yr old kitchen; 2nd floor- 4 bedrooms w/3 large w/2 cedar CLOSETS w/1 large 55+sf walk-in;1 opens to an upper deck: lower level-finished could be an in-law or its own unit w/FP, granite sink area, laundry,full bathroom; 3rd floor-large 450 SF walk up w/attic/storage/or playroom;Outside-private professional landscaped w/patios, shed, raised garden bed, other flower beds/shrubs throughout,slate walkways w/fire pit area, large rear yard &...
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Will Your Real Estate Investment Weather the Hard Times of a Recession ?
Posted on 12/08/2019
Will Your Real Estate Investment Weather the Hard Times of a Recession ?
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay Property owners got clobbered in the Great Recession of 2008, but that was the exception rather than the rule. Real estate typically weathers hard times well compared to other investments. Still, there’s always the possibility you could get squeezed if property values drop or if your personal or business income takes a...
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Homeowners' Insurance: Key Components Every Homeowner Should Know
Posted on 12/01/2019
Homeowners' Insurance: Key Components Every Homeowner Should Know
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Often used interchangeably, the terms “property insurance” and “homeowners’ insurance” sometimes confuse new homebuyers. Homeowners’ insurance is a specialized form of property insurance. By “property” the insurance industry means anything that you own. Under that category come homeowners’ insurance and even renters’ insurance. These products cover single-family houses, condominiums and a renter’s...
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1071 Main Street, Windham, CT 06226 now has a new price of $11!
Posted on 12/01/2019
1071 Main Street, Windham, CT 06226 now has a new price of $11!
This 2850 SF commercial business garage and office space on Main Street- Route 6 is just across from Meineke and Cumberland Farms. It is a block from Eastern CT State University and consists of a 739 SF office, showroom and work area with a 2070 SF 4 BAY GARAGE UNITS WITH AMPLE PARKING. THERE IS AN ADDITION ANOTHER CONNECTING 982 sf OF STORAGE SOME OFFICE AND ADDITIONAL...
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18 Farmington Avenue #B-4, New Britain, CT 06053 now has a new price of $1,025!
Posted on 12/01/2019
18 Farmington Avenue #B-4, New Britain, CT 06053 now has a new price of $1,025!
965 12-unit brick building with a one bedroom apartment available - everything included (heat, hot water, gas cooking,except electric). On-site, coin-op laundry in lower level, designated parking space in lot, on-site/live-in superintendent, individual thermostat, units have A/C wall unit sleeves. For only $50 per month a tenant gets fast speed Internet, wi-fi and 19 direct TV channels-a must take as bldg. all wired at cost. Farmington Avenue convenient with Bus Stop at the door and a 24/7 convenience store well-lit next door. Many long-term tenants in this quiet building with intercom. Outer door locks require restrictive secure keys that...
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What to Include in a Homebuying Roadmap
Posted on 11/24/2019
What to Include in a Homebuying Roadmap
Looking to buy a house without having to break your budget? Put together a homebuying roadmap, and you can increase your chances of finding a top-notch house that falls within your price range. Ultimately, there are many things to consider as you put together a homebuying roadmap, such as: 1. Your Dream Home Definition Differentiate your dream home must-haves...
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What to Do If a Buyer Rescinds an Offer to Purchase Your House
Posted on 11/17/2019
What to Do If a Buyer Rescinds an Offer to Purchase Your House
If a buyer rescinds his or her offer to purchase your house, there is no need to stress. In fact, there are many things you can do to rebound quickly, such as: 1. Address Any Problems with Your Home Try to find out why a buyer chose to walk away from your residence. That way, you could receive valuable...
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Presentation is Everything When Selling Your Home
Posted on 11/10/2019
Presentation is Everything When Selling Your Home
The good news about selling your home is that everything does not have to be absolutely perfect to attract buyers! Although some prospective buyers may be sticklers for things like cleanliness, the condition of appliances, and the amount of available storage space, perfection is rarely a requirement. Since most house hunters are primarily focused on finding a house that...
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Building Your Indoor Herb Garden — Here's What You Need to Know
Posted on 11/03/2019
Building Your Indoor Herb Garden — Here's What You Need to Know
Do you love the idea of having fresh herbs available all year round but don't live in an area where it's possible to grow them outdoors in all seasons? You don't have to give up cooking with fresh herbs just because the weather outside is frightful — and you also don't have to install a complicated growing setup...
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509 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06110 now has a new price of $306,000!
Posted on 10/31/2019
509 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06110 now has a new price of $306,000!
VALUE w/this gracious steel beam colonial offering family comforts with numerous features/amenities:1st floor- an open flow between the large living room, dining room and newer kitchen; 2nd floor- 4 bedrooms w/3 large w/a large cedar walk-in; and 1 opens to an upper deck: lower level-finished could be an in-law as its own unit w/FP, granite sink area, laundry,full bathroom; 3rd floor-large 650 SF walk up attic/storage/or playroom;Outside-private landscaped w/patios & much more. Conveniently located within walking distance to award winning schools, shopping, library, Mall, & many restaurants,10 minute drive to Downtown Hartford. Built in 1941...
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3 Essential Elements of a Memorable Offer Letter
Posted on 10/27/2019
3 Essential Elements of a Memorable Offer Letter
While buying a home in a seller’s market, it pays to stand out from the crowd. One way to do that is with a memorable offer letter that captures the seller’s attention from the start. You must include all the right elements, however, to effectively win them over and earn the chance to buy your dream property. To...
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