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Posted on 08/14/2022
What determines the average cost of home insurance?
A budget for your home expenses will need to include the average cost of home insurance. The amount you’ll pay for homeowners insurance is based on a combination of factors concerning the insurance type, home characteristics and your personal insurance history. To help you get a better understanding of what goes into the average cost of home insurance,...
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Posted on 08/14/2022
Essential Care Tips for Night Blooming Jasmine
Night blooming jasmine is a favorite addition to patios, window boxes and trellises for its glossy leaves and sweet-scented flowers. Jasmine can enhance summer nights with its pleasant aroma and grows beautifully in containers or climbing on structures. If you're interested in growing night blooming jasmine yourself, here are some essential care tips to know: Room to Grow...
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Posted on 08/10/2022
2475 Summer Street #1M, Stamford, CT 06905 is now new to the market!
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 08/07/2022
Understanding Sweat Equity
Sweat equity is a term used in real estate and in the business world. For real estate, sweat equity refers to the amount of effort a homeowner or investor puts into improving a property. For those interested in flipping homes, this concept is crucial to determining the home's value. Here is some more info about sweat equity to...
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Posted on 08/07/2022
3 Damage-Free Decorating Tips for Renters
Many renters feel stifled by their inability to make interior design decisions about the property. Painting the walls, installing shelves or changing out light fixtures are all things most property managers don’t allow. However, there are still lots of things you can do to decorate your walls when renting without risking noticeable damage. Here are three DIY decoration...
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Posted on 08/04/2022
2539 Bedford Street #39C, Stamford, CT 06905 is now new to the market!
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 08/04/2022
2539 Bedford Street #39C, Stamford, CT 06905 is now new to the market!
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 07/31/2022
Placing furniture in your home: Best practices
The choices you make in placing furniture in your home are key to the overall success of your design. Sometimes, arranging furniture can be an intimidating task, especially when working with a large, empty space. However, by following a few simple strategies, you can create aesthetically pleasing and comfortable designs in any room. Find your focal point A...
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Posted on 07/31/2022
Extreme Weather Preparedness: How to Shelter at Home
Sometimes when severe weather happens, the safest thing to do is remain indoors. However, for certain weather events with strong winds like tornadoes and hurricanes, there are some parts of your home that are safer than others. Here is a basic guide for how to shelter in your home to stay safe from extreme weather: Where to Shelter...
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Posted on 07/29/2022
Another Property Sold - 3 Upland Court, Norwalk, CT 06854
Please have offers submitted by 8pm on Sunday 6/5. Charming, three-bedroom Cape on a quiet cul-de-sac. Super convenient location close to Rowayton amenities and just one mile to the Rowayton train station. Enter through the tranquil sun room into the spacious living room with stone fireplace and new recessed lighting. Large dining room, main floor bedroom or office, an updated generous kitchen and full bath round out the main floor. Upstairs, you'll find two large sun-filled bedrooms and updated full bath. Lower level consists of recently painted, partially finished space being used as a gym/yoga space that could be a great playroom,...
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Posted on 07/24/2022
How to stay productive while working from home
When you work from home, productive streaks can be interrupted by a slew of distractions. Remote workers have been facing the conundrum of permanently diminishing those distractions while staying on top of their workload. Don’t fret. There are efficient and productive ways to stay on top of your remote work while putting those distractions to good use or...
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Posted on 07/24/2022
High-tech decorating: Game room lighting & accessories
When searching for the latest and greatest in high-tech decorating, game room design is the perfect place to find your inspiration. Some of the best video game room designs feature top-notch equipment for lighting, sound and stylish furniture. If you’re interested in bringing the pro gamer aesthetic into your home, here are some tips to help: Optimize your...
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