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Posted on 05/29/2020
111 Chestnut Hill Lane, Stamford, CT 06903 now has a new price of $875,000!
A must see!! Move right in to this 4600 sq. ft. well-appointed colonial. Situated at the end of a cul de sac on a beautiful N. Stamford street just steps from Chestnut Hill Park. Quality updates done by current owners. New kitchen, new outdoor landscaping including the removal of 15 trees, new walkways to newly leveled fenced back yard area and patios. Updated lower level recreation/playroom and remodeled the bathroom. New LED recessed lights installed in entire house. All hardwood floors sanded and newly stained. Entire interior of the home painted. . Upgraded all doorknobs, foyer banister and spindles and new light fixtures throughout...
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Posted on 05/25/2020
Video Tour - 94 Southfield Avenue #1202, Stamford, CT 06902
Stunning 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath townhouse with water views and an attached garage. The open floor plan with its ground level entrance welcomes you. Beautifully updated, the gourmet kitchen with its exquisite 8 foot granite island is a show stopper! The cook's stove is an invitation to anyone wanting to create the next meal. From the adjacent dining area, look into the beautiful living room with a gas fireplace and sliders leading to an unusually private patio and back yard, perfect for grilling. The second level awaits with a master bedroom with a luxurious bath (marble, dual sinks, jacuzzi tub), two walk in closets and a large balcony with...
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Posted on 05/25/2020
94 Southfield Avenue #1202, Stamford, CT 06902 is now new to the market!
Stunning 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath townhouse with water views and an attached garage. The open floor plan with its ground level entrance welcomes you. Beautifully updated, the gourmet kitchen with its exquisite 8 foot granite island is a show stopper! The cook's stove is an invitation to anyone wanting to create the next meal. From the adjacent dining area, look into the beautiful living room with a gas fireplace and sliders leading to an unusually private patio and back yard, perfect for grilling. The second level awaits with a master bedroom with a luxurious bath (marble, dual sinks, jacuzzi tub), two walk in closets and a large balcony with...
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Posted on 05/24/2020
Small-Scale Bathroom Remodeling Projects
Photo by Christian Mackie on Unsplash Fixing up your bathroom can add considerable value to your home, which is important to keep in mind if you plan on selling in the near future. If you would rather avoid having to make major changes to your bathroom, there are several minor remodeling projects to consider instead. The following remodeling...
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Posted on 05/24/2020
Updating your Porch Lighting
Image by David Papazian from Shutterstock Porch lighting is an essential part of a home's curb appeal. It offers much more than help navigating in the dark or a pretty accent for your front door. A brightly lit porch can enhance security and also save you money on your energy bill. Where will you place it? The location...
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Posted on 05/21/2020
Another Property Sold - 79 Rockridge Lane, Stamford, CT 06903
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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Posted on 05/17/2020
Will Your Homebuying Strategy Work?
Before you launch a home search, you should put together a property buying plan. That way, you will know exactly what you want to accomplish during the homebuying journey and can tailor your house search accordingly. There are many things you can do to ensure your homebuying plan will work perfectly, and these include: 1. Create Homebuying Goals You...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
How Much Money Do You Need to Sell a Residence?
Ultimately, the amount of money an individual requires during the home selling journey varies. If you intend to sell a house, it often is a good idea to plan ahead for any expenses you may encounter along the way. Because if you fail to account for potential house selling costs, you may struggle to seamlessly navigate the property selling...
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Posted on 05/14/2020
Another Property Sold - 1 Broad Street #16D, Stamford, CT 06901
LUXURY BUILDING WITH AMAZING AMENITIES. 2 BDRM, 2.1 BATH 16TH FLOOR CORNER UNIT WITH SUNSET VIEWS. OPEN FLOOR PLAN WITH PRIVATE BALCONY IN DOWNTOWN STAMFORD. 16 D FEATURES WHITE MARBLE IN BOTH THE KITCHEN AND MASTER BATH. NEW FLOORS, FRESHLY PAINTED AND NEW WINE COOLER. CONCIERGE, SHUTTLE SERVICE TO THE TRAIN. ROOF TERRACE WITH NEW GRILLS. 7TH FLOOR COMMON AMENITIES INCLUDE ALL SEASON SALT WATER SWIMMING POOL WITH ADJACENT SUN TERRACE; SCREENING ROOM; BILLIARD ROOM; NEWLY RENOVATED FITNESS ROOM WITH ADJACENT CHILDREN'S PLAY ROOM. LARGE LOUNGE. WELL RUN BUILDING WITH RESIDENT MANAGER. WALK TO RESTAURANTS AND PARK. HALLWAYS ALL TO BE...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
Is Your Home Buyer-Ready?
As a home seller, it is crucial to do everything possible to get your residence "buyer-ready." In fact, if your house dazzles a buyer, you may be better equipped than ever before to optimize your home sale earnings. Ultimately, it can be quick and easy to get a house buyer-ready – here are three tips to help you prepare...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
How Do Buyers Feel After They View Your Residence?
As a home seller, it is important to do everything possible to ensure your residence makes a positive impression on buyers. Because if your residence fails to impress buyers during a showing or open house, your home may linger on the real estate market for an extended period of time. Ultimately, there are lots of things you can do...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
Closing: 4 Expenses To Consider
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Purchasing a new home is an exciting and life-changing event. While you likely know that you'll need to be able to afford to pay your mortgage each month, there might be other expenses that you aren't as familiar with. 1. Maintenance Costs It makes sense that you'd need to include money to...
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