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Another Property Rented - 71 Highland Road #71, Stamford, CT 06902
Posted on 02/24/2020
Another Property Rented - 71 Highland Road #71, Stamford, CT 06902
Luxury end unit overlooking gardens and private park. Living room with fireplace and deck, bedroom with ample closets, en-suite bath and sliders to deck. Kitchen with breakfast bar and half bath in front hallway. Pergo wood flooring in eat-in kitchen and dining area. Full sized washer and dryer in unit. Assigned garage parking and storage room. Walk to all that vibrant downtown Stamford has to offer: theater, restaurants, library, shopping, and more. *Landlord has spruced the place up so the new tenants will receive the unit in tip-top condition. ** Security reduced to ONE...
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Home Staging: Basic Tips That Work
Posted on 02/23/2020
Home Staging: Basic Tips That Work
Photo by Milly Eaton via Pexels If you're like most people who are beginning the process of putting their homes up for sale, you're probably aware of the concept of home staging. Home staging is a strategy used to present your home in a good light to prospective buyers by creating a warm, welcoming environment. Typical home staging...
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Considerations for Moving to an HOA Community
Posted on 02/23/2020
Considerations for Moving to an HOA Community
Image by rawmn from Shutterstock People have different notions about living in an HOA community. As much as there is a bright side to living in such an environment, you also need to consider the potential disadvantages. Some HOAs have an organized and well-maintained neighborhood, while others may have lackluster management and community issues. Before you make your...
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Things You Need to Know Before You Sell a Home
Posted on 02/16/2020
Things You Need to Know Before You Sell a Home
Selling a home should be a fast, easy process. However, challenges may arise that prevent you from quickly selling your house and maximizing your property sale earnings. And if you fail to plan ahead for the home selling journey, these challenges may get the best of you. Ultimately, there are several things you need to know before you list...
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Tips on Painting a Wall After Removing Wood Paneling
Posted on 02/16/2020
Tips on Painting a Wall After Removing Wood Paneling
Photo by Prawny via Pixabay Circa 1965, having beautiful wood paneling was the envy of the neighborhood. It was like bringing the outdoors in. But 50-60 years later, it usually just makes a room seem dark and dated unless you live in a log cabin. In most cases, you can remove the paneling and paint the drywall underneath....
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Transform Unused Space into a Custom Home Office
Posted on 02/09/2020
Transform Unused Space into a Custom Home Office
Image by Pexels from Pixabay With more people working from home today than ever before, many are looking to add a home office to their house. Some may think that they don't have enough space to make this happen; however, folks don't need an entire room to add a home office. There are a few great tips and...
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Your Loan: The First Step to Buying a New Home
Posted on 02/09/2020
Your Loan: The First Step to Buying a New Home
Photo by Nattanan Kanchanaprat via Pixabay If you’re in the market to purchase a home, it can be a confusing process. Interest rates, types of loans and what may apply to you can all sound like a foreign language. It’s always best to have some background knowledge before going to see a mortgage broker to make sure you’re...
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Video Tour  - 45 Doral Farm Road, Stamford, CT 06902
Posted on 02/05/2020
Video Tour - 45 Doral Farm Road, Stamford, CT 06902
Enjoy the amenities of this elegant, private home owners' association! Swim and play tennis on the beautiful grounds surrounding a tranquil lake. Recently updated bright and airy one bedroom apartment above the Doral Farm Clubhouse. Two skylights in the living room. Newer kitchen appliances aand the convenient pass through from the kitchen to the dining area. The full bath has a tub and shower. Generous amount of closet space. 2 parking spaces. Perfect opportunity for a tennis pro!! A credit of $200/mo. from December through March is offered as a heating subsidy. Unit will be refreshed for the new tenant atfer current tenant vacates....
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45 Doral Farm Road, Stamford, CT 06902 is now new to the market!
Posted on 02/05/2020
45 Doral Farm Road, Stamford, CT 06902 is now new to the market!
Enjoy the amenities of this elegant, private home owners' association! Swim and play tennis on the beautiful grounds surrounding a tranquil lake. Recently updated bright and airy one bedroom apartment above the Doral Farm Clubhouse. Two skylights in the living room. Newer kitchen appliances aand the convenient pass through from the kitchen to the dining area. The full bath has a tub and shower. Generous amount of closet space. 2 parking spaces. Perfect opportunity for a tennis pro!! A credit of $200/mo. from December through March is offered as a heating subsidy. Unit will be refreshed for the new tenant atfer current tenant vacates....
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Video Tour  - 77 5th Street, Stamford, CT 06905
Posted on 02/03/2020
Video Tour - 77 5th Street, Stamford, CT 06905
Beautiful & top quality updates in this 5 BR, 4 bath Revonah area cape. Walk to downtown Stamford, Ridgeway Shopping & houses of worship. Updates include all bathrooms, new windows, installation of C/A, conversion of hot water heat to forced air on 1st and 2nd levels, new Hardyboard exterior siding, new Azek deck, new garage doors, new electrical system, and new patio in backyard. Large Liv/rm w/hardwood floor, large kitchen w/many new appliances & large dining area. Laundries on main floor and lower level. Walk out lower level with new entrance, new tile flooring throughout & full kitchen and bathroom. 3 bedrooms on main floor (including...
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77 5th Street, Stamford, CT 06905 is now new to the market!
Posted on 02/03/2020
77 5th Street, Stamford, CT 06905 is now new to the market!
Beautiful & top quality updates in this 5 BR, 4 bath Revonah area cape. Walk to downtown Stamford, Ridgeway Shopping & houses of worship. Updates include all bathrooms, new windows, installation of C/A, conversion of hot water heat to forced air on 1st and 2nd levels, new Hardyboard exterior siding, new Azek deck, new garage doors, new electrical system, and new patio in backyard. Large Liv/rm w/hardwood floor, large kitchen w/many new appliances & large dining area. Laundries on main floor and lower level. Walk out lower level with new entrance, new tile flooring throughout & full kitchen and bathroom. 3 bedrooms on main floor (including...
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Open House - Basic Home Staging Strategies
Posted on 02/02/2020
Open House - Basic Home Staging Strategies
Photo by ProgrammingIBC via Pixabay One of the most important things you can do before you list your home for sale is to stage it. Home staging refers to arranging the home’s furnishings and decor so it looks as good as possible. In other words, you use the decor and furnishings to make the home look like a...
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