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Posted on 09/25/2022
Disinfectant Basics: When to Use What at Home
Disinfectants are an integral part of every home’s arsenal. Whether you opt for more traditional disinfectants or prefer less abrasive versions, there are a few key points to remember. Here are the basic dos and don’ts of two of the most common disinfectants. Chlorine Bleach Most homeowners, renters and residents know that bleach has a plethora of uses....
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Posted on 09/25/2022
5 Keto-Friendly Dips Perfect for Any Party
The key to the increasingly popular keto diet is the correct amount of “macronutrients.” While this can make some popular foods off-limits, there are plenty of fun party foods and appetizers that even the most strict keto-followers can eat without guilt. Here are some ideas for some keto-friendly dips to make for your next gathering: Buffalo Chicken Dip...
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Posted on 09/25/2022
Another Property Sold - 2475 Summer Street #1M, Stamford, CT 06905
Quiet, beautifully located complex on Summer Street, near shopping mall, restaurants, supermarket, bus lines, Scalzi Park and Metro North. BRAND NEW kitchen and newly updated bath. Hardwood floors, front and rear entrances to unit, lovely renovations! One reserved parking space. Great unit and great price. Won't...
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Posted on 09/20/2022
Another Property Sold - 2539 Bedford Street #39C, Stamford, CT 06905
Only 4 of these units in the entire complex. Great one bedroom, one bath ranch on the upper floor. Updated kitchen with breakfast bar, large living room with 2 skylights, vaulted ceiling and wood burning fireplace. Open floorplan has the dining area (with sliders to the deck) off the kitchen and living room. The view from the deck is serene and displays the lush green surroundings. Walk down the hall to the very spacious bedroom with generous closet space. Turn and find the lovely updated full bathroom. There is also a pull-down attic for storage and a washer and dryer next to the bathroom. No reserved parking spaces, but PLENTY of parking...
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Posted on 09/18/2022
6 Simple DIY Repairs
Knowing how to do some home repairs can help you save money and time. Instead of having to wait for professional repairs to be done, you can tackle these on your own. While it's best to leave major repairs to professionals, consider trying the following simple DIY repairs. Torn Screens When your window screens have tears or rips,...
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Posted on 09/18/2022
How to Create Your Own Retro Arcade at Home
If you have fond memories of playing video games at a local arcade, you can recreate that experience in your home. While it might sound complicated, creating a retro arcade in your home can be a simple project. Gather the Games You Want Think about the games you want to include in your retro arcade. If you still...
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Posted on 09/12/2022
47 Bel Aire Drive, Stamford, CT 06905 is now new to the market!
Being offered by its ORIGINAL OWNER, this beautifully and lovingly maintained front to back split with 4 bedrooms and 1.5 baths is located in the Newfield area of Stamford. Hardwood floors gleam. Updated kitchen and baths are done with fine quality and taste. Gas heat and central air plus City sewers and City water are extremely desirable features and the private, flat, green and treed lot is exceptional. The living room has a vaulted ceiling, wood-burning fireplace and opens to a large dining area. The inviting kitchen has a generous eating area and a small deck of its own. The open floorplan leads us to the 3 bedrooms upstairs and the...
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Posted on 09/11/2022
Average closing costs for buyer: What homebuyers should budget for
When preparing for a new home purchase, it’s crucial to plan for the average closing costs for buyer hopefuls on a budget. Closing costs are made up of various service charges associated with the entire home buying process, including appraisals and title paperwork. Because closing costs can add up to thousands of dollars, it’s helpful to prepare for...
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Posted on 09/11/2022
When to consider a "handyman service"
When many homeowners need help with a household task that...
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Posted on 09/09/2022
54 Doral Farm Road, Stamford, CT 06902 is now new to the market!
ORIGINAL OWNER!!! This location and unit were chosen by this original owner as she thought it was the BEST LOCATION in this entire luxury complex! The views of the pond are glorious and provide beauty, serenity and stunning plantings. A 2 acre parcel upon which nothing can be built is on side of the home and the pond is the focal point of the entire rear. The private road is shared by only 3 other homes. The unit itself is the ONLY ONE LEVEL LUXURY CONDO that is NOT IN A HIGH-RISE BUILDING!!! On the inside are large rooms, an open floor plan offering generous space and a gracious feeling. The extremely large kitchen with a good size eating...
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Posted on 09/04/2022
Myths About Home Buying
Information and advice for first-time homebuyers is everywhere. Unfortunately, many of the most commonly accepted truths about buying a home are either outdated or false. Here are some of the biggest myths about home buying to help you understand the facts. Myth: You Can't Buy a Home With a Bad Credit Score It is possible to qualify for...
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Posted on 09/04/2022
Pergola ideas to try in your yard or garden
If you have an outdoor deck, back porch or patio, you can add hours of enjoyment to your outdoor space by adding a pergola. Ideas for pergola design and style can be found everywhere, too - from your local neighborhood to home and garden sources online. If you’re interested in some ideas for adding or improving a pergola,...
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