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Posted on 09/20/2020
Home Improvement Ideas for Aging in Place
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels If you’re planning to stay in your new home for many years, incorporating certain features into your home's design can make for a smooth transition. While you might not necessarily need these kinds of features immediately, you'll likely find they add convenience to your space. What can you do to make sure your...
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Posted on 09/20/2020
Choosing the Right High-End Finishes for Your First Luxury Home
Image by Mike Gattorna from Pixabay The benefits of buying a luxury home that's under new construction include customizing it to fit your life and your family, and choosing your own finishes is a perfect way to achieve this goal. But which finishes will still maintain their beauty under the stress of busy families on the go? Which...
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Posted on 09/15/2020
Another Property Sold - 7 4th Street #2F, Stamford, CT 06905
2BR, 1 bath ranch style condo on quiet Mid-city street. Great location. Enjoy the lovely landscaping. Walk to the Mianus River, downtown and Scalzi Park. Nicely maintained building. Quiet street with minimal traffic. This second floor unit has 2 nicely sized bedrooms and a kitchen with a newer gas stove and a new refrigerator (DW is not operational). It also has a reserved, off street parking space (#10) in the large parking lot. Walking distance, too, to Ridgeway shopping Center and minutes to Metro North Railroad. One pet allowed with no weight...
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Posted on 09/13/2020
Home Ownership is a Superior Choice for Many
Most adults go through a series of predictable life stages, which include the eventual desire to be a home owner. Some people take the plunge sooner than others, but that decision is typically set in motion by changing circumstances, such as financial readiness, additions to the family, or career advancement. Owning your own home certainly has a different "feel"...
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Posted on 09/13/2020
Recipe: Linguine With Sweet Onions & Cauliflower
Image by Selling of my photos with StockAgencies is not permitted from Pixabay Cauliflower just keeps winning popularity contests, landing roles in everything from gnocchi to pizza crusts to rice replacements. Why have we fallen in love with cauliflower? Because it's a satisfying, delicious and healthy option! Cauliflower, like Brussels sprouts, kale and bok choy, is a member...
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Posted on 09/11/2020
Video Tour - 25 Roosevelt Avenue, Stamford, CT 06902
Solidly built cape with detached 1 car garage and nice yard. Good sized rooms, hardwood on the first floor, tile baths, living room, dining room and first floor bedroom (or 2BR's if desired). Nice family room with back door, adjacent to the eat in kitchen. Upstairs are 2 bedrooms and a full bath. The lower level has a large recreational area with a wet bar and a laundry with an additional refrigerator and freezer. Close to downtown Stamford, I-95 and Greenwich. Take a look at the...
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Posted on 09/11/2020
25 Roosevelt Avenue, Stamford, CT 06902 is now new to the market!
Solidly built cape with detached 1 car garage and nice yard. Good sized rooms, hardwood on the first floor, tile baths, living room, dining room and first floor bedroom (or 2BR's if desired). Nice family room with back door, adjacent to the eat in kitchen. Upstairs are 2 bedrooms and a full bath. The lower level has a large recreational area with a wet bar and a laundry with an additional refrigerator and freezer. Close to downtown Stamford, I-95 and Greenwich. Take a look at the...
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Posted on 09/06/2020
3 Benefits of Buying a Home
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Buying a home can be one of the best decisions you’ll ever make. However, deciding if you should rent or buy your next home can be a very difficult decision. But once you understand the benefits of owning a home, you can have confidence as you move through the home-buying process. You...
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Posted on 09/06/2020
Top 7 Home Maintenance Tips
Image by fede13 from Pixabay Just as your car needs regular maintenance, so does your home. It may not be the highlight of your weekend, but home maintenance is crucial. Keeping your home in tip-top shape will help prevent problems down the road and give you an edge when you decide to sell. Check Your HVAC System A...
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Posted on 09/04/2020
Another Property Sold - 49 Merriebrook Lane, Stamford, CT 06902
Westover Wonderful! Gracious,Soaring, Open W/Contmp Flair This sun filled contemporary with soaring ceilings,stone fireplace,beautiful hardwood floors,Anderson casement windows, all new lighting and built in bar has been completely updated to fit today's lifestyle. Outdoor seclusion awaits as you listen to the river on your private decks with beautiful views perfect location for the outdoor enthusiast steps from one of the best trails and nature parks ( Mianus River Park) plus just 3 miles to Old Greenwich and Stamford train stations, shopping and restaurants. Relax by the fire in the dramatic family room right off the kitchen or read a book...
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Posted on 08/31/2020
Another Property Sold - 56 Fox Glen Drive, Stamford, CT 06903
Located in a small luxury North Stamford subdivision, this colonial greets you with its inviting front porch, reminiscent of years gone by. The open floor plan offers large windows, dramatic ceiling height and wonderful entertaining space. The privately placed first floor master suite is a very sought-after feature. It has access to the rear deck, overlooking lush greenery. Upstairs are three large family bedrooms, an office and an additional "all-purpose" suite. The finished walk-out lower level has a recreation room, a gym, full bath, laundry and additional finished space. The Fox Glen neighborhood is known for quality, elegance and...
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Posted on 08/30/2020
Home Improvements to Boost Your Home's Appeal
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Those considering the sale of their home will often consider the return on investment (ROI) of any such improvement. You don't, after all, want to spend $20,000 on a major improvement that will likely only see a $5,000 payback after the sale. But improvements also have other benefits. For one, they can...
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