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Carve Out Your Own Place
Posted on 10/13/2019
Carve Out Your Own Place
Ego, Latin for “I,” in other words, self. The part that makes up your psyche, or how you see yourself. It is that sense of who you are that you carry through your life. History has long wondered if ego is an ingrained part of your DNA; something you are born with. There is a general regard today;...
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509 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06110 now has a new price of $310,000!
Posted on 10/10/2019
509 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06110 now has a new price of $310,000!
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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828 Maple Avenue, Hartford, CT 06114 now has a new price of $150,000!
Posted on 10/08/2019
828 Maple Avenue, Hartford, CT 06114 now has a new price of $150,000!
GREAT opportunity to buy a retail building with much potential to get into business in the South end for less than $50 per square foot and with about a dozen car parking. Retail with rear and side delivery. The Southend Center is to the south and has a Police substation and the two properties share a large driveway split down the middle . The building was built in 1947 with 1850 SF and in the 1980s a rear portion of 1300 SF with 10-14' height for storage and deliveries with 2 drive-in...
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What to Look Out for When Staging Your House
Posted on 10/06/2019
What to Look Out for When Staging Your House
Preparing your house to sell can mean different things in different markets. You want your home to be competitively priced and attractive to the buyer, so you put some extra effort into staging and end up with no takers. What happened? Despite what you see in decorator magazines and on television, sometimes less is more, way more when...
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Another Property Sold - 246 Duncaster Road, Bloomfield, CT 06002
Posted on 10/01/2019
Another Property Sold - 246 Duncaster Road, Bloomfield, CT 06002
Warm and Inviting and Move-in ready! 2,600sf+, 4 bedroom, 2½ bath Colonial. Custom details in every room! Hardwood floors, crown molding and 6-panel solid wood doors. 2 decks that overlook a 1-acre private backyard with Invisible Fence. 3 fireplaces, large built-in hutch in dining room, bay windows and custom blinds throughout. Sun filled breezeway leads to family room and eat-in kitchen with wet bar, pantry, office area and first floor laundry. 2 of the bedrooms have private office areas with built-in desks and bookcases. Large, front-to-back master bedroom with window seat (beautiful sunrises). Lower level pool room with fireplace and...
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Remember to Make Home Security a Priority
Posted on 09/29/2019
Remember to Make Home Security a Priority
A struggle that everyone faces is keeping priorities straight. As careers advance, families grow, and financial responsibilities increase, some priorities fall by the wayside. One example of how that can happen is with home security. When you have your mind on twenty other things that need to be taken care of this week, it's easy to forget about consistently...
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Another Property Sold - 187 Hull Street, Bristol, CT 06010
Posted on 09/27/2019
Another Property Sold - 187 Hull Street, Bristol, CT 06010
OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY--187 Hull also known as 185-187 Hull is a terrific modern 2 family with 3 bedrooms each floor with over 1100 Sf per floor in a quiet location surrounded by single family homes south of the Downtown area. One unit can be yours and the other floor could be a rental for your family or to generate income to help defray your costs to a renter. Floors are recently refinished hardwood with 5 good sized rooms with modern bathroom tiling and a full shower/tub. The eat in kitchen area is set up for dining. The driveway replaced 4 years ago; thermopane windows 2011;roof completely replaced in 2011; hardwood floors refinished and...
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509 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06110 has an Open House on  Tuesday, September 24, 2019 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Posted on 09/24/2019
509 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06110 has an Open House on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Must see this gracious steel beams colonial offering family comforts with a large living room, open flow to the dining room and kitchen, 4 bedrooms and a large back yard. It is conveniently located within walking distance to award winning schools, shopping, library, the Mall, and many restaurants and 7-10 minutes driving to Downtown Hartford. Built in 1941 & added in 1942 the 4th BR, this classic has much plaster walls,built-in book cases, two fireplaces, crown molding, arched doorways& lots of storage space. The 2.2 bathrooms include a whirlpool bath/marble. It has a completely remodeled kitchen, bathroom/shower in lower level which...
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509 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06110 has an Open House on  Sunday, August 4, 2019 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Posted on 09/24/2019
509 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06110 has an Open House on Sunday, August 4, 2019 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Must see this gracious steel beams colonial offering family comforts with a large living room, open flow to the dining room and kitchen, 4 bedrooms and a large back yard. It is conveniently located within walking distance to award winning schools, shopping, library, the Mall, and many restaurants and 7-10 minutes driving to Downtown Hartford. Built in 1941 & added in 1942 the 4th BR, this classic has much plaster walls,built-in book cases, two fireplaces, crown molding, arched doorways& lots of storage space. The 2.2 bathrooms include a whirlpool bath/marble. It has a completely remodeled kitchen, bathroom/shower in lower level which...
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Understanding Your Mortgage: Prepayment Penalties
Posted on 09/22/2019
Understanding Your Mortgage: Prepayment Penalties
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Most are familiar with the key components of a mortgage: how much you're borrowing, what your interest rate is, how many years you'll be paying your mortgage back. There are many, however, who do not understand some of the finer details, including what prepayment penalties are and how they may affect you...
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Tips For Getting Your Home Ready For A Baby
Posted on 09/15/2019
Tips For Getting Your Home Ready For A Baby
Babies change everything, especially when it comes to your home. If you have a little one on the way then baby-proofing your home is in the near future. Here are a few tips to get your house prepared for that new little addition. Preliminaries Safety first Kids, especially babies, seem to always be in precarious situations mostly because...
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509 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06110 now has a new price of $316,000!
Posted on 09/13/2019
509 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06110 now has a new price of $316,000!
Must see this gracious colonial which offers family comforts with a large living room, open flow to the dining room and kitchen, 4 bedrooms and a large back yard. It is conveniently located within walking distance to award winning schools, shopping, library, the Mall, and many restaurants and 7-10 minutes driving to Downtown Hartford. Built in 1941, the home has plaster walls, steel beam construction, built-in book cases, two fireplaces, crown molding, arched doorways, and lots of storage space. The 2 1/2 bathrooms include a whirlpool bath. It has a completely remodeled kitchen, bathroom and lower level which includes a full bathroom,...
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