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Posted on 05/26/2020
Another Property Sold - 1097 Blue Hills Avenue, Bloomfield, CT 06002
House to be sold in AS-IS condition. Many original features in the home, great level lot. It is centrally located with easy access to shopping and it is on the bus line. Don't miss this opportunity, great time to...
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Posted on 05/24/2020
How Much Time Do You Need to Craft an Offer to Purchase a House?
Creating an offer to purchase a home may require several minutes, hours or days – it all depends on the buyer. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to accelerate the process of putting together a homebuying proposal that will get a seller's attention. These include: 1. Study the Housing Market Closely When it comes to preparing an...
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Posted on 05/20/2020
Another Property Sold - 150 Ralph Road, Manchester, CT 06040
Updated all 3 bathrooms and laundry for you to see. Updated kitchen floor and lighting with newer appliances including Refrigerator, Microwave and Stove. This oversized raised ranch has plenty of comfortable space with hardwood floors throughout. 2.5 baths and a fireplace expansive den with bar. Full bath off the den. Just short of a half acre with in-ground pool for enjoyment and entertainment at home. Pool is maintained by Aqua...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
Tips for Negotiating Reduced HOA Fees
Image by Brady Pevehouse from Pixabay When purchasing a home, there are many issues to keep in mind. These often include items such as the interest rate on the mortgage, real estate taxes, and homeowner's insurance. If you've purchased a home governed by a Homeowner's Association and have not lived within a similar community before you may find...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
Create a Laundry Oasis
Image by Pixabay from Pexels What do you picture when someone says 'laundry'? Is it piles of dirty clothes, sock singles lost to some undisclosed dimension, a moldy smell and lost hours? Or is it shrugging on a warm shirt straight from the dryer, lemon scent and the zen of folding: a little pocket of peace and quiet...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
Refresh Your Patio Furniture with Paint
Image by MikesPhotos from Pixabay The bistro table and chairs or patio set that welcomed your guests to gather outdoors and gave your porch a pop of color is now less than beautiful with its peeling paint and orange-brown crust. Your outdoor space deserves a freshening up and the best way to go about it for both your...
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Posted on 04/26/2020
Why Use a Drip Irrigation System
Photo by KML from Pexels When you have a garden, it is important to have a good watering system. If you are looking to have the best garden maintenance that you can, then drip irrigation systems are a nice choice to consider. How It Works Drip irrigation works by slowly applying water directly to the plant. It consists...
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Posted on 04/19/2020
3 Factors to Consider Before You Counter an Offer to Purchase
You don't need to be a home selling expert to counter a buyer's offer to purchase your house. In fact, sellers who know what factors to consider as they evaluate a homebuying proposal may be better equipped than others to submit a successful counter-offer. Now, let's take a look at three factors a seller should consider before countering a...
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Posted on 04/12/2020
Simple & Healthy Breakfast Ideas
Image by ArtCoreStudios from Pixabay Having a nutritious breakfast gets your day off to a great start. However, finding time to make it can be tough when your mornings are busy. You don’t have to gather a ton of ingredients or set aside a lot of time to prepare a good breakfast. Keep the following easy and healthy...
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Posted on 04/08/2020
Another Property Sold - 160 Wakefield Circle #160, East Hartford, CT 06118
2 bedroom townhouse with 1.5 baths and open floor plan on the first floor. Nice kitchen and large living room with slider to back fence...
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Posted on 04/05/2020
Should You Consult with Family Members Before You Sell Your House?
If you intend to sell your house, you may want to let your family know about your decision. In fact, there are many reasons why you should consult with family members before you add your house to the real estate market. These reasons include: 1. You can address any concerns or questions. Family members may have concerns or questions...
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Posted on 03/29/2020
How Do I know if I Qualify for an FHA Loan?
FHA loans have long been a valuable resource for Americans who want to fulfill their goal of homeownership but who don’t have the benefit of a lengthy credit history and equity. If you’re hoping to buy a home in the near future but want to explore all of your options in terms of financing, this article is for you....
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