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21 Boulevard, Newtown, CT 06470 now has a new price of $399,900!
Posted on 08/13/2019
21 Boulevard, Newtown, CT 06470 now has a new price of $399,900!
This may be the Restored 19th century Colonial Farmhouse you have been dreaming about! Located in the heart (borough) of Historic Newtown. The well-designed floor plan features main level Living Room, Dining Room, Eat-In-Kitchen & office with original working fireplace & rich wide board oak floors. The Upper level has 3 Bedrooms, Master Living Room, 2 Baths, & finished attic with a 4th Bedroom & Playroom. You will enjoy the restored original doors & hardware, with efficiency of new energy efficient windows & French doors, vintage style front door, this home is the ideal blend of old & new. Built circa 1830, this vintage Colonial Farmhouse...
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Clean Out the Gunk
Posted on 08/11/2019
Clean Out the Gunk
If you've lived in your home for very long, you know that lots of places collect dust, lint, grime, hair, fuzz and, well, gunk. Often, we become so busy in our daily lives that we neglect to remove the gunk until it causes a significant problem such as a clogged drain or even a fire in the dryer...
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Another Property Sold - 321 Whittemore Road, Middlebury, CT 06762
Posted on 08/08/2019
Another Property Sold - 321 Whittemore Road, Middlebury, CT 06762
Charming Arts and Crafts style home with updates located in Region 15 School District. Perfect level site with paved driveway. Enjoy summer nights on screened in porch and new deck. Shed on property needs attention. Updated kitchen and baths, (upstairs bath just painted. There is a newer indirect hot water tank. Sewer connected. Hardwood floors throughout. The detached shed is in need of attention. Property and appliances sold "As Is". Buyer may perform their "due diligence" to confirm work for financing for VA, CHFA, FHA. Asbestos removed. Not in flood zone. Basement room not included in sq....
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Coming to Terms: Fannie Mae, Ginnie Mae, and Freddie Mac
Posted on 08/04/2019
Coming to Terms: Fannie Mae, Ginnie Mae, and Freddie Mac
Ginnie, Freddie, and Fannie are friends of the real estate mortgage and housing industry. You hear about them whenever you read very deeply about how mortgages work. But who are they? And what do they have to do with you? What’s in a name? These three entities are nicknames for mortgage agencies established by the United States Government....
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8 Linda Lane, Bethel, CT 06801 is now new to the market!
Posted on 08/02/2019
8 Linda Lane, Bethel, CT 06801 is now new to the market!
You will enjoy this spacious 3900sf 5 bedroom colonial with 3-1/2 bath centrally located at 8 Linda Ln in Bethel, CT. This home has a 2-car garage, swimming pool & spacious deck that sits on a 1 acre level lot. The heart of this home is the eat in kitchen with granite counter tops and stainless appliances. The finished basement provides a unique retreat and the space above the garage creates a unique in-law/Au Pair Suite with kitchenette and private bath that overlooks the rear yard. Minutes to downtown Bethel, Shopping, Schools, University & Highways. Easy drive to Long Island Sound & down country commute. Call to make this homes your very...
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Another Property Sold - 17 Forest Way #28, Bethel, CT 06801
Posted on 08/01/2019
Another Property Sold - 17 Forest Way #28, Bethel, CT 06801
You will truly love this one-of-a-kind 2-story Stand Alone townhome with 3 bedrooms & 3.5 baths. The open floor dining room/living room area features sliders leading to the outdoor deck that overlooks a private wooded ridge with a babbling brook. The large kitchen area features a multi-purpose island as an airy breakfast area. A power room and large guest closet add to the functionality of the first floor. The stairway leading to the 2nd floor is highlighted with large window that cascades sunshine throughout. The 2nd floor features a master suite and 2 additional bedrooms all with hardwood flooring. This spacious master suite features an...
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Tips for Staging Your Home
Posted on 07/28/2019
Tips for Staging Your Home
If you need to stage your home no doubt that you know that it needs to look neutral to be appealing to the audience that sees it. What you may not know is how to do that, or you may think that you will need someone to come in and do it for you. If you follow a...
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Another Property Sold - 11 Candlewood Road, New Fairfield, CT 06812
Posted on 07/24/2019
Another Property Sold - 11 Candlewood Road, New Fairfield, CT 06812
Direct Candlewood Lake Waterfront Home! This amazing home is located in "Hollywyle" a desirable Lake Community with beach, playground and boat docks. This beautiful home has western exposure with incredible sunsets. Every room has a great view of the lake. Enjoy the soothing sounds of the waterfall after a rain. Kayak, swim and fish in this quiet relaxing cove. It has a wonderful beach community with picnics and social...
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21 Boulevard, Newtown, CT 06470 now has a new price of $415,000!
Posted on 07/24/2019
21 Boulevard, Newtown, CT 06470 now has a new price of $415,000!
This may be the Restored 19th century Colonial Farmhouse you have been dreaming about! Located in the heart (borough) of Historic Newtown. The well-designed floor plan features main level Living Room, Dining Room, Eat-In-Kitchen & office with original working fireplace & rich wide board oak floors. The Upper level has 3 Bedrooms, Master Living Room, 2 Baths, & finished attic with a 4th Bedroom & Playroom. You will enjoy the restored original doors & hardware, with efficiency of new energy efficient windows & French doors, vintage style front door, this home is the ideal blend of old & new. Built circa 1830, this vintage Colonial Farmhouse...
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19 Park Lane East, New Milford, CT 06776 now has a new price of $275,000!
Posted on 07/23/2019
19 Park Lane East, New Milford, CT 06776 now has a new price of $275,000!
Great Location - Minutes from Town & public transportation! You will truly enjoy this 1800sf of finished living space which includes 4 Bedrooms and 2 Full Baths in a Ranch Style home, nestled on a level lot with a southern facing private rear yard. Immaculate property with lovely plantings and gardens. You will enjoy the screened in porch, which is ideal for relaxation and entertaining. With 600sf of finished living space in lower level, garage access and a roughed in bath - this home shouts...
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What to Do with your Basement
Posted on 07/21/2019
What to Do with your Basement
For many buyers, a basement is an added bonus. While it does not figure into the living space by most calculations, a basement may expand square-footage, improve storage, extend living space, and be that final trump card in the homebuying process. Or, it could be the worst possible nightmare. If you hope to buy or build a home...
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3 Things You Need to Know Before You Buy a Home
Posted on 07/14/2019
3 Things You Need to Know Before You Buy a Home
Buying your dream home may prove to be a long, arduous process. Thankfully, those who prepare for the homebuying journey can limit the risk of encountering hurdles along the way. And as a result, these homebuyers may be better equipped than others to enjoy a fast, seamless property buying experience. Now, let's take a look at three things you...
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