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Making a Game out of Moving
Posted on 05/19/2019
Making a Game out of Moving
For most people, the idea of moving conjures up dread and stress. There are things to sort, boxes to pack, fears that the dishes might get broken because you didn't add enough padding to keep them safe, and concern that you'll lose something, miss something, forget something. But moving doesn't have to be all stress and bother. You...
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How to Care for Your Gardening Tools
Posted on 05/19/2019
How to Care for Your Gardening Tools
Having a garden is a big decision. It involves several tasks, care, commitment, and patience. Gardening means getting your hands dirty often. Thankfully, it’s always worth it because gardens develop into beautiful and useful plants all around the home. Gardening tools are the items used to keep your garden in top condition. They include sheers, lawn mowers, spades,...
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Grants to Help You Buy Your First Home
Posted on 05/12/2019
Grants to Help You Buy Your First Home
The single most difficulty first-time homebuyers face is being able to save up the down payment. From student loans to medical bills; wanting to start a family or live in a more expensive city; coming up with those funds keeps many potential buyers out of the market. In fact, if you don’t have your down payment saved up...
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Take a Culinary Adventure!
Posted on 05/12/2019
Take a Culinary Adventure!
Have you ever wondered how to locate the best place to eat? Whether you are new to an area or just looking for more choices to refresh your repertoire a time of culinary exploration may be the answer to your search. New to an area Being new to an area comes with many of its own challenges and...
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Effective Ways to Keep Your House In Great Shape
Posted on 05/05/2019
Effective Ways to Keep Your House In Great Shape
When homes go ignored, issues start to develop and once easy to solve problems will become huge, expensive hassles. Every house will develop some item that you'll need to attend to, and there are steps you can take today to minimize or even avoid these problems. Heed the following do-it-yourself tips, and you will keep your house looking...
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Know the Ratios in Real Estate Terminology
Posted on 05/05/2019
Know the Ratios in Real Estate Terminology
In real estate terminology, you may hear about various ratios and where you need to fall within the ratio to qualify for the home you want. A ratio simply expresses a relationship between two values: they compare two things, so a student/teacher ratio might be shown as 18:1, or one teacher for every 18 students. Different ratios apply...
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Another Property Sold - 15 Van Campen Lane, Bethel, CT 06801
Posted on 05/03/2019
Another Property Sold - 15 Van Campen Lane, Bethel, CT 06801
Beautifully updated 4 BR 2.5BA Colonial with newer windows, siding, roof, central air, instant hot water and whole house fan. Spacious eat-in kitchen with leathered granite counters, stainless appliances, breakfast bar, breakfast nook. Hardwood flooring, family room with gas fireplace and vaulted beamed ceiling with skylights, dining room, living room and laundry room complete the main level. Upstairs you'll find the master bedroom with updated full bath, walk in closet and large storage room/office. Three additional bedrooms and updated hallway bath. 4 Car Garage! = 2 car attached garage plus 2 car detached garage with electricity....
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Achieve the Ultimate Curb Appeal
Posted on 04/21/2019
Achieve the Ultimate Curb Appeal
Everyone loves to admire those homes with excellent curb appeal as they drive into a street. When you want to sell a home, curb appeal is one factor that plays a significant role in attracting a buyer. If the curb appeal is excellent, then attracted buyers are inclined to see what is inside the home. Curb appeal also...
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Reducing Your Waste to Nothing
Posted on 04/14/2019
Reducing Your Waste to Nothing
Post If living green is a new endeavor for you, reducing your waste output down to zero is an ambitious goal. However, it is a noble one. With some re-thinking and effort, you can make great strides in the quantity of trash you and your household produces. Put in some of these practices and what you add to landfills...
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5 Common Contingencies on Home Offers
Posted on 04/07/2019
5 Common Contingencies on Home Offers
Contingency in real estate means an agreement of sale that must take place to continue the transaction. There are numbers of options that buyers can include in their contracts. Below are five common home offer contingencies to consider: Inspection contingencies Inspections are of great benefit in the process of buying a home. They enable the buyer to know...
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Will Your Home Selling Strategy Work?
Posted on 03/31/2019
Will Your Home Selling Strategy Work?
Selling a home may prove to be an uphill climb. Fortunately, if you craft a home selling strategy, you can eliminate guesswork throughout the property selling cycle. A home selling plan is a must-have, and perhaps it is easy to understand why. This strategy enables you to prepare for potential hurdles you may encounter as you promote your residence...
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