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Planning for a Big Budget Renovation
Posted on 03/29/2020
Planning for a Big Budget Renovation
Image by Malachi Witt from Pixabay You might think renovating a home is simple when budget isn't a factor, but when there are no limits, it's deceptively easy to become side railed. Getting off-track on a home renovation can be disastrous. You may end up with rooms that feel cavernous and impossible to fill or hallways that meander...
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How to Stage Your Home for You
Posted on 03/22/2020
How to Stage Your Home for You
Photo by p_kennedy123 via Pixabay You don't have to be an interior designer to bring color and life into a home when you put it on the market. And you certainly don't have to drop thousands of dollars to hire a professional stager, either. For most properties, a few staging basics can make all the difference between a...
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Why Is a Home Showing Important?
Posted on 03/15/2020
Why Is a Home Showing Important?
A home showing enables a property buyer to get an up-close look at a residence. After a showing, a property buyer can determine whether a house matches his or her expectations. And if a property buyer likes a house, he or she may be ready to take the next step in the homebuying journey. Ultimately, a showing is crucial...
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509 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06110 now has a new price of $286,000!
Posted on 03/10/2020
509 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06110 now has a new price of $286,000!
VALUE!way below FMV-STEEL BEAM CONSTRUCTION IN LOWER LEVEL! 8 Disclosures all on previous listing. This gracious steel beam colonial offers numerous features/amenities:1st floor-open flow between the large LR,DR & 4yr old kitchen;2nd floor-4 bedrooms w/3 large w/2 cedar CLOSETS w/1 large 55+sf walk-in;other 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 500+SF walk up w/attic/storage/or playroom;Outside-private professional landscaped w/patios, shed,raised garden & flower beds/shrubs,slate walkways w/fire pit area,large rear yard & maintenance free...
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Why Keep Your Home Market Ready ?
Posted on 03/08/2020
Why Keep Your Home Market Ready ?
Photo by Agover via Pixabay You're not thinking of selling -- so why keep your home in market-ready shape? There are some excellent reasons for upgrading your home while you live there; keeping your house in good repair and in "ready to sell" condition benefits you in a variety of ways: Your own comfort: It's just more comfortable...
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509 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06110 now has a new price of $289,900!
Posted on 03/04/2020
509 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06110 now has a new price of $289,900!
VALUE! Back on Market-could be for lease w/option w/this gracious steel beam colonial offering family comforts w/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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Financing Your Mortgage through a Credit Union
Posted on 03/01/2020
Financing Your Mortgage through a Credit Union
Image by annca from Pixabay You’ve finally found the perfect home. It’s got the number of bedrooms you wanted, a spacious kitchen, updated bathrooms, and even a beautiful vegetable garden out back. Now comes the tricky part—how to pay for it. Numerous home buyers find financing their mortgages through a credit union to be a good option. According...
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Video Tour  - 106 Wadsworth Streets #B-2, Hartford, CT 06106
Posted on 02/25/2020
Video Tour - 106 Wadsworth Streets #B-2, Hartford, CT 06106
WELCOME TO SODO, this Buckingham small quiet apartment building is two blocks south of Bushnell Park. The property is well maintained with a on-site superintendent and management office. All the units are one bedrooms with several long term tenants. There is a brand new double gas furnace and instant hot water heating system with insulation, thermo-pane windows, rear parking, laundry room, hardwood floors, and other modern amenities. Special secure Non duplicatable keys for privacy, good security, respectful tenants and easy location to walk...
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106 Wadsworth Streets #B-2, Hartford, CT 06106 is now new to the market!
Posted on 02/25/2020
106 Wadsworth Streets #B-2, Hartford, CT 06106 is now new to the market!
WELCOME TO SODO, this Buckingham small quiet apartment building is two blocks south of Bushnell Park. The property is well maintained with a on-site superintendent and management office. All the units are one bedrooms with several long term tenants. There is a brand new double gas furnace and instant hot water heating system with insulation, thermo-pane windows, rear parking, laundry room, hardwood floors, and other modern amenities. Special secure Non duplicatable keys for privacy, good security, respectful tenants and easy location to walk...
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Reduce the Time It Takes to Find Your Dream Home
Posted on 02/23/2020
Reduce the Time It Takes to Find Your Dream Home
For those who want to conduct a successful home search, it is important to plan ahead as much as you can. Fortunately, there are lots of things you can do to get ready to pursue your dream home and speed up your house search. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you reduce the time it...
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The Importance of Conducting a Title Search Prior to Purchase
Posted on 02/16/2020
The Importance of Conducting a Title Search Prior to Purchase
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay There are many title companies available to complete a title search for you. However, if you’re trying to reduce some of the costs associated with buying a property, you can complete a title search on your own and potentially save hundreds of dollars. 1. Identify the Property Start by gathering as much...
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Buying Your First Home in 2020? 4 Ways to Prepare
Posted on 02/09/2020
Buying Your First Home in 2020? 4 Ways to Prepare
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Buying a house can be complicated. Before you can get started, you must know how much money you can spend, what kind of house you're looking for, what kind of house you can afford in your area and other factors. This is a good time to get started! Below are four concrete...
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