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Posted on 04/11/2021
Add a Rain Chain to Your Garden
Image by Kaitong Yepoon from Shutterstock Rain in its due time is every gardener's dream. Saving and reusing rainwater is a great way to save resources for the garden. One way to collect rainwater and store it for future use is to install a rain chain. A decorative rain chain can be used in place of a downspout...
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Posted on 04/04/2021
Decorate for Energy Savings
Photo by Taylor Simpson on Unsplash Saving money with your décor can mean more than just finding a good deal on new couches. If you invest in decorative options that increase the efficiency of your home, you extend your savings. Proper insulation goes a long way but still, much of the energy loss in homes happens through the...
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Posted on 03/28/2021
How Should You Promote Your Home to Buyers?
Promoting a house to potential buyers sometimes can be difficult. Fortunately, there are lots of things that you can do to stir up interest in your residence. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you promote your residence to buyers. 1. Upgrade Your Home's Curb Appeal Amazing curb appeal is essential, particularly for a seller who...
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Posted on 03/27/2021
Video Tour - 134 Hog Hill Road, East Hampton, CT 06424
Endless possibilities in this 4-bedroom colonial on 3.89 acres on a quiet country road. It boasts a lovely front to back living room with a beautiful floor to ceiling brick fireplace, perfect to cozy up to on a cold winter night. The kitchen is open to the formal dining room which offers lots of natural light. Step down from the kitchen into the family room which boasts a soaring cathedral ceiling and a wood stove, another wonderful space to spend quiet time or to entertain. The 4 bedrooms are located on the second floor where you will also find 2 full bathrooms. The laundry area is conveniently located in the first-floor bathroom. The...
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Posted on 03/27/2021
134 Hog Hill Road, East Hampton, CT 06424 is now new to the market!
Endless possibilities in this 4-bedroom colonial on 3.89 acres on a quiet country road. It boasts a lovely front to back living room with a beautiful floor to ceiling brick fireplace, perfect to cozy up to on a cold winter night. The kitchen is open to the formal dining room which offers lots of natural light. Step down from the kitchen into the family room which boasts a soaring cathedral ceiling and a wood stove, another wonderful space to spend quiet time or to entertain. The 4 bedrooms are located on the second floor where you will also find 2 full bathrooms. The laundry area is conveniently located in the first-floor bathroom. The...
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Posted on 03/21/2021
What Should You Do If You Suspect Identity Theft
Photo by Brian A Jackson via Shutterstock Identity theft is an issue that has become more common since the digital age has bristled and bloomed. Many people are victims of phishing scams – an online predator steals your identity by impersonating a respectable institution and takes your sensitive information, financial information being stolen from non-secured sites, hacking or...
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Posted on 03/17/2021
Another Property Sold - 1622 Farmington Avenue #8, Farmington, CT 06085
Beautifully remodeled 1 bedroom with carport in convenient location. Washer/Dryer in unit. Nice deck. New ceramic tile flooring and granite counters in the kitchen. This is a great investment and a nice place to live as...
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Posted on 03/14/2021
Tips for Handling Emergencies in the Home
Photo by Jan Mallander via Pixabay When you’re a new homeowner in a new community, you don’t always know how to handle unforeseen emergencies. Before that day arrives, take the time to learn your community so that a minor issue doesn’t become a major catastrophe. Handling Household Emergencies Whether it’s a burst pipe or a broken window, household...
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Posted on 03/13/2021
Video Tour - 0 Berlin Turnpike, Berlin, CT 06037
Prime location on the busy Berlin Turnpike, (Route 5/15) at the intersection of Routes 9 and 372 and minutes from Route 91. Welcome to the geographic center of Connecticut, 2 hours from NY and Boston. The lot is 5.1 acres with the possibility of additional acreage up to a total of 118 acres. The sky is the limit at this fabulous mixed-use location known as the Golden...
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Posted on 03/13/2021
0 Berlin Turnpike, Berlin, CT 06037 is now new to the market!
Prime location on the busy Berlin Turnpike, (Route 5/15) at the intersection of Routes 9 and 372 and minutes from Route 91. Welcome to the geographic center of Connecticut, 2 hours from NY and Boston. The lot is 5.1 acres with the possibility of additional acreage up to a total of 118 acres. The sky is the limit at this fabulous mixed-use location known as the Golden...
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Posted on 03/13/2021
Another Property Sold - 128 Laurel Street, Bristol, CT 06010
This 2 family home with 3 bedrooms on each floor, features laundry in each apartment and the second floor has one and a half baths. Lots of space for off street parking. Convenient location in downtown Bristol. Great investment or owner occupied property. Seller is in the process of having windows repaired on the first floor as well as one of the kitchen...
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Posted on 03/07/2021
How Long Does It Take to Prepare an Offer to Purchase a House?
If you find your dream house, you likely want to submit an offer to purchase this residence as soon as possible. That way, you can avoid the danger of losing your ideal residence to a rival homebuyer. Although you may strive to quickly submit an offer to purchase your dream residence, it is important to allocate sufficient time to...
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