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How to Improve Your Resting Space
Posted on 01/12/2020
How to Improve Your Resting Space
Photo by WaveBreakMedia via Shutterstock A troubling trend in today’s home is difficulty finding restful sleep. Most of us have heard of a few ways to create a more relaxing atmosphere before bed. Here are a couple others to add to that list. Add Plants Many people avoid putting plants in their bedroom because they’re afraid they’ll get...
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Should You Buy or Build?
Posted on 01/12/2020
Should You Buy or Build?
Image by Paul Brennan from Pixabay Now that you decided to move into a luxury home, you need to determine whether you are going to build one or buy a luxury home that already exists. There are pros and cons to both sides of the coin. Also, in most cases, building is going to be more expensive. Still,...
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79 Rockridge Lane, Stamford, CT 06903 now has a new price of $629,000!
Posted on 01/08/2020
79 Rockridge Lane, Stamford, CT 06903 now has a new price of $629,000!
Enjoy North Stamford acreage and yet be able to WALK to a grocery store, cleaners, gas station, art gallery, wine store and beauty salons and spa. A minute from the Merritt Parkway, this updated, 4BR, 2.5 bath colonial sits on a hillside, overlooking the surrounding neighborhood. The new wood shingles, updated kitchen and baths and expanded family room and living room with large Palladium windows bring light and a feeling of newness to traditional rooms. The gleaming white kitchen with its exceptional granite counters and matching built-in table is beautifully done. The adjacent family room with a wood burning fireplace and an addition with...
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Reduce Water Consumption in Your Home
Posted on 01/05/2020
Reduce Water Consumption in Your Home
Photo by PublicDomainPictures via Pixabay Are you overpaying for water? You could be, if your home is not running as efficiently as it could, or if you have undiagnosed leaks or damage. Cutting your water consumption can help you save money every month, and in many cases, you won't have to change your habits at all. Try one...
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Asset-Backed Security Basics
Posted on 01/05/2020
Asset-Backed Security Basics
Image by Gino Crescoli from Pixabay The common understanding of an asset-based debt is a loan meant to be repaid with interest, over time, and backed by a physical asset such as a building or a car. The asset serves as collateral that can be claimed by the lender in case of borrower default. An Asset-Based Security (ABS),...
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Buying a Home Remotely: Finding the Right REALTOR® for the Job
Posted on 12/29/2019
Buying a Home Remotely: Finding the Right REALTOR® for the Job
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay So, you're buying a home remotely. Because you probably don't want to invest hundreds of thousands of dollars in a house that smells like cats or that features weekly invasions by the SWAT team of the building next door, it's important to find a long-distance realtor you can trust. You need someone who...
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How to Help Prevent Water Damage
Posted on 12/29/2019
How to Help Prevent Water Damage
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Some leaks are obvious -- coming home to a soggy rug or soaked floor is a pretty good indicator that you have some plumbing trouble -- but others are more discreet and can lead to a costly water bill and home damage if you don't catch them. Mold and mildew can develop...
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Another Property Rented - 2475 Summer Street #2i, Stamford, CT 06905
Posted on 12/26/2019
Another Property Rented - 2475 Summer Street #2i, Stamford, CT 06905
Classic garden apartment facing treed courtyard in convenient mid town location, within walking distance to almost every daily need. 2 bedrooms and one bath. Front and rear entry. Last tenant just leaving after 10 years due to expanding family needs. LOVED the unit,location and the great landlord. Unit being cleaned and refreshed for incoming tenants. Won't last! HEAT and HOT WATER INCLUDED in rent!!! Please use parking space #32( reserved for this...
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How to Approach the Home Selling Journey with an Open Mind
Posted on 12/22/2019
How to Approach the Home Selling Journey with an Open Mind
An open approach to selling a home can make a world of difference for any seller, at any time. In fact, there are many reasons to maintain an open approach to selling a house, and these include: 1. You can consider all of your home selling options. The prices of homes in one part of the country may vary...
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Financing Your Mortgage through a Credit Union
Posted on 12/22/2019
Financing Your Mortgage through a Credit Union
Image by Burst from Pexels Buying a home is an exciting time. As you start to comb through listings and decide you’re ready to take the plunge to purchase, you’ll want to pursue getting pre-approved for a mortgage. This way, you'll know how much you're approved for and can shop for homes within your price range. Additionally, having...
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How to Get a Leg Up on the Home Selling Competition
Posted on 12/15/2019
How to Get a Leg Up on the Home Selling Competition
Selling a house may prove to be difficult, particularly for those who are competing against dozens of rival sellers in the same city or town. Fortunately, there are lots of things that you can do to gain a competitive advantage over rivals in a fierce housing market. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you get...
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Home Selling Tips: Enter the Housing Market with a Plan
Posted on 12/15/2019
Home Selling Tips: Enter the Housing Market with a Plan
For those who want to sell a home sooner rather than later, there is no time like the present to start preparing for the home selling journey. Lucky for you, we're here to teach you about the home selling journey and ensure you can enjoy a fast, profitable house selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips...
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