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Posted on 09/19/2021
How to Make Wall Art With Succulents
Vertical gardens and living walls are a trend that won’t be going away soon. As homeowners become more environmentally conscious while spending time at home, bringing nature indoors has never been more important. What’s especially beneficial about vertical gardens and living walls is that they can be works of art just as much as living plants. Here are...
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Posted on 09/19/2021
How to Create a Budget for Your Next Home Remodel Project
Photo by Skylar Kang from Pexels Your social feed is likely filled with plenty of inspiration for your next home improvement project. It's easy to scroll past images of sparkling kitchens and sleek basements and decide that now is the best time to take on your next renovation project. The next step is figuring out how to pay...
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Posted on 09/15/2021
Another Property Sold - 15 Easthill Road, Stamford, CT 06903
Located in one of Stamford's most desirable communities, this immaculate 5BR, 3 bath colonial is siutated on a quiet cul-de-sac, near hiking and horse trails, close to Greenwich and Bedford and convenient to La Rocca's Gourmet Market and Wine Shop. This stately home features an updated kitchen and master bath, a screened porch and patio leading to a lovely in-ground pool. In addition to the living room, dining room, kitchen and very large family room with a DOUBLE fireplace, there is a first floor office. All this, C/A and City water, too!! Among many homes that have sold for more, this home offers space, quality and condiiton! Add your...
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Posted on 09/13/2021
Another Property Sold - 36 Highview Avenue #3, Stamford, CT 06907
Perfectly located within walking distance to shops, trains station, restaurants and bus line, this 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath townhouse offers space, excellent condition and convenience to highways and downtown. The renovated kitchen has granite counter tops and stainless appliances. The dining room has wood flooring and sliders that open to the deck. While there, enjoy the private, wooded backyard and lovely stream. The living room is large, bright and has lovely crown moldings. Enjoy the the updated half bath on the first floor. Upstairs are the 3 bedrooms, laundry and full bath. Custom closets are another plus. The finished lower level is a...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
No Demolition Required: 3 Build-In-Place Renovation Projects to Consider
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Renovation projects might seem like a huge undertaking, but transforming rooms does not necessarily require demolishing the existing infrastructure. Some living spaces simply require additional elements to enhance their usefulness and your peaceful enjoyment. These are build-in-place home renovation ideas that can change the way people experience being at home. 1: Create A...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
New Construction: Best Features for Your New Home
Photo by Joanna Bogacz from Pexels When you are building a new construction home, you have so many opportunities to personalize your property. For some, it can actually be overwhelming to sort through the various features that are available and decide which ones are best for their home. If you are feeling as if you are being inundated...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
The 5 Secrets to Healthy Houseplants
Caring for houseplants involves more than watering them. Even the most “unkillable” plants will benefit from extra care and attention. If your plants are surviving but not thriving, here are some tips to take your plant care to the next level: Aerate the Soil Aerating the soil is a simple way to help your plants get more from...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
Understanding Closing Costs for Buyers
In a home sale, both the buyer and the seller have to pay what are called closing costs. These final expenses include an entire list of taxes, fees and other miscellaneous costs. While sellers usually pay some of the closing costs, buyers still need to prepare for their share of the bill. Here we’ll go over what the...
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Posted on 08/31/2021
53 Hunting Lane, Stamford, CT 06902 is now new to the market!
This charming 3/4 bedroom colonial is located on a beautiful flat property, in a most desirable and convenient neighborhood. Two bow windows adorn the front of the home and welcome you to a home offering warmth and good space. Hardwood floors are in most rooms on both levels. The living room has a lovely wood burning fireplace and the dining room opens to the renovated kitchen. French doors lad to the screened porch with it skylit ceiling. The den and office complete the first floor and offer a fourth bedroom option. Upstairs are 3 nicely proportioned bedrooms. The master has an ensuite full bathroom and another full bath serves the other...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
The Two Most Important Things to Consider Before Building Your Modern Home
Photo by Alex from Pexels Once you have the idea for a perfect home design, it’s tempting to get started right away. While some styles may be very popular they could still pose potential challenges to homeowners who dream of having that style for their very own. A perfect example of this is mid-century modern design, which rose...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
Environmental Art Explained
Environmental art became popular in the late 20th century because of growing concern and awareness for the environment. Environmental art has several overlapping characteristics as land art or earthworks, but comments or establishes an opinion on environmental issues. As artists continue to think about the environment as a cohesive system rather than a living space, the appeal and...
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Posted on 08/22/2021
Quick Tips for Integrating Your Smart Home Tech and Entertainment Systems
Home theaters are often filled with multiple electronic components, which can lead to a jumble of cords and remote controls. Having to rely on different remote controls for your screen, sound system and other components can become a hassle. Adding smart home features to your home theater allows you to simplify this process and cut down on the...
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