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Tips to Make a Local Move Easier
Posted on 03/29/2020
Tips to Make a Local Move Easier
Photo by bruce mars from Pexels Moving locally might not seem as stressful as a long-distance move, but it can still be hectic if you’re not well-prepared for it. Whether your local move is just down the street or to another part of town, make sure you start getting ready for it early. The following tips can help...
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10 Home Improvements for Less Than $100
Posted on 03/22/2020
10 Home Improvements for Less Than $100
Boosting the value of your home doesn’t have to require huge renovation projects, thousands of dollars, and months of planning. Making small, tactful home improvements can do the trick just as well. The key to making desirable home improvements is to follow well-established building and design principles. Don’t worry about the latest trends or trying to reinvent the wheel....
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Tackle Homebuying Challenges
Posted on 03/15/2020
Tackle Homebuying Challenges
The homebuying journey may prove to be difficult, and assorted challenges may arise that make it tough to quickly find and buy your dream house. Whether it's encountering problems during a home inspection or negotiating a house price with a property seller, there is no telling what may happen during your pursuit of your dream home. However, if you...
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How Conventional Home Sales are Different from Luxury Transactions
Posted on 03/08/2020
How Conventional Home Sales are Different from Luxury Transactions
Photo by AVANTECTURE on Unsplash Buying a luxury home is about more than just finding the right mortgage. Whether you are buying or selling, you should know that there are some key differences in the way that high end luxury homes are sold. Discovering the differences in the way that the luxury home market operates can ensure that...
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45 Notch Road, Bolton, CT 06043 is now new to the market!
Posted on 03/07/2020
45 Notch Road, Bolton, CT 06043 is now new to the market!
A beautiful home on a gorgeous lot in the heart of Bolton. Charming farmhouse style colonial with a great mix of cozy country, wrapped up in a modern and updated feel. Meticulously kept and updated over the years. Enter the home from the gorgeous covered front porch to a two story foyer with narrow pine floors. The first floor has spectacular utility. A very large eat-in kitchen with an island, gorgeous soap stone covered tops, marble back splash and 2'X1' tiled floors opens up to a huge rear deck and gazebo, perfect for outdoor entertaining and dining. The dining area opens fully and steps down to a spacious living room with a fireplace and...
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Protect Your Windows During a Windstorm
Posted on 03/01/2020
Protect Your Windows During a Windstorm
Photo by OpenClipart-Vectors via Pixabay The windows in your home not only supply security while allowing fresh air and natural light to filter in, but they are also essential to keeping energy costs down and they contribute to the overall value of your home. During a windstorm, here are some ways you can protect your entire home as...
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52 Hollister Street, Manchester, CT 06042 is now new to the market!
Posted on 02/27/2020
52 Hollister Street, Manchester, CT 06042 is now new to the market!
Welcome home to the original Hollister farmhouse property. Spectacularly updated and decorated with the best of materials and design in a charming "Modern Farmhouse" style and appeal. Enter through the quaint coat/mud room from the maintenance free, covered side deck/porch area. The modernized eat-in kitchen and pantry welcome you with stainless appliances and hard surface counter tops. Enjoy the view from the large window over the sink featuring the open and expansive yard with endless possibilities. Newer flooring on the first floor offers historic style and durability. Off the kitchen is a beautiful room currently being used as an office....
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Another Property Sold - 43a Esquire Drive #a, Manchester, CT 06042
Posted on 02/26/2020
Another Property Sold - 43a Esquire Drive #a, Manchester, CT 06042
Nicely kept and full of light end unit in a great complex. Very convenient area close to shopping and highways. Lots of nice amenities including club house and in-ground pool plus basketball and tennis court. The unit is in great condition. 2 nice sized bedrooms, a full bath, large living room with a dining area and an eat in kitchen as well. There is a private rear yard with access from the kitchen as well as a slider out to an also private side patio away from other area occupants. Just a great location. All gas utilities and public water and sewer. Full basement is unfinished but has loads of room for storage, laundry and any...
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The Most Energy Efficient Home Style
Posted on 02/23/2020
The Most Energy Efficient Home Style
Most of the time, we build homes to our taste rather than to their environment. And while it’s important to have a home that you love to look at, it’s also necessary to take your local climate and surroundings into account. One of the best up-and-coming home architecture styles features something called “passive solar” design. In today’s post, I’m...
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Getting Along in a New City: Cost of Living
Posted on 02/16/2020
Getting Along in a New City: Cost of Living
Image by Wellnhofer Designs from Shutterstock When you’re relocating you search for a property and learn the real estate market in your new area. Are you also looking at what the general cost of living is in your new city? The cost of living can be very different from state to state and city to city. Here are...
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DIY: Multifaceted Potting Bench
Posted on 02/09/2020
DIY: Multifaceted Potting Bench
Photo by Neslihan Gunaydin on Unsplash If you're like most homeowners who enjoy cultivating an attractive yard and garden space and perhaps even providing some tasty treats for the family table, you probably appreciate tools and amenities designed to make your gardening chores easier and more enjoyable. Many home gardeners make do with whatever available surfaces that happen...
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Homeowners' Insurance: What Leads to Your Cost
Posted on 02/02/2020
Homeowners' Insurance: What Leads to Your Cost
Photo by Designer491 via Shutterstock If you’re new to homeownership, one of your first expenses is homeowner’s insurance. Not to be confused with mortgage insurance, your homeowner policy protects you in the event of a catastrophe. Factors that Impact the Cost of Home Insurance The cost of your home is only one factor in an extensive list of...
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