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Posted on 03/07/2021
Another Property Rented - 10 Ann Street #303, Norwalk, CT 06854
Contemporary Condominium finished in a Chic Industrial style with elevator access. Features Kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Accommodation has ultra-high ceiling and full height windows making for a light and airy living space. Bedroom and Full Bath complete your space. Convenient for Metro North Railway, I95 Highway and of course SONO with its Restaurants, Bars, Clubs, Shops and Galleries. There is assigned parking together with Fitness Room, Storage and even Storage for you Bike. Available for immediate...
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Posted on 03/07/2021
How to Prepare Your Pets for a Move
Image by Kazuky Akayashi from Unsplash Whether you’re moving down the street or to a different state, it’s important to make sure your pets are prepared for this change. There are several practical things to consider while getting your pets ready for your move. Since you already have a lot to keep track of between packing and planning...
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Posted on 03/07/2021
Clean These Spaces Before You Move In
Image by pascalhelmer from Pixabay You’ve spent months scouring home listings and viewing houses. Once you found your dream home, you signed the contracts and successfully closed. Congratulations! It’s time to get started on this next exciting chapter of your life. While you’re probably eager to move your belongings into your new home, it’s a good idea to...
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Posted on 02/28/2021
Common-Interest Housing - Condos and Townhomes
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay Common-interest housing includes individually owned spaces and common areas shared by all owners. The common areas can include clubhouses, landscaping, parking lots or pools. Multistory buildings share lobbies, stairwells, and elevators. Any community that shares property including single-family free-standing homes in developments, falls into the common-interest category. The two most familiar types of...
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Posted on 02/28/2021
The Art and Science of Home Staging
Image by ErikaWittlieb from Pixabay Home staging used to be a novelty you watched on the HGTV network. At the end of the program, the hosts would show up with a truckload of furnishings and a bunch of landscaping plants, and presto — a home would be transformed before your eyes. Today, home staging is a thriving bicoastal...
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Posted on 02/21/2021
Choosing the Ideal Sunroom for Your Luxury Home
Image by Patrick Turban from Pixabay Sunrooms offer a place where you can enjoy outdoor views and sunlight without actually being outside. Whether you’re avoiding the summer heat or staying warm in winter, you can still get plenty of natural light in a comfortable environment with a sunroom. Since these are different types of sunrooms to choose from,...
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Posted on 02/21/2021
Get the Best Value When Hiring Home Contractors
If you've ever experienced the frustration of paying more than necessary for home repairs, remodeling, or upgrades, you're not alone! Most of us have done it at one time or another, and it's not a pleasant feeling! The good news is that if you make up your mind to do a little research, ask questions, request a free quote,...
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Posted on 02/14/2021
Is Your Residence Worth a Buyer's Time?
As a home seller, it is important to do everything possible to generate interest in your residence. Otherwise, it may be tough for you to maximize your house sale earnings. Ultimately, there are many things you can do to stir up interest in your house, such as: 1. Improve Your Home's Curb Appeal Buyers may be more likely to...
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Posted on 02/14/2021
Tips for Improving Indoor Air Quality
Image by Projekt_Kaffeebart from Pixabay Your indoor air quality can have a significant impact on your health and well-being. Allergens, air pollutants, and other particles can accumulate in your home and lead to certain health issues, such as respiratory symptoms. Maintaining good indoor air quality is an important part of making sure that your luxury home provides you...
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Posted on 02/07/2021
Rise Above the Home Selling Competition
The home selling market can be fierce, regardless of where you live. However, there are lots of things you can do to rise above the house selling competition, and these include: 1. Learn About the Local Housing Market Take a look at some of the available houses in your city or town – you will be glad you did....
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Posted on 02/07/2021
Tips for Adding Insulation to Your Home
Image by Lutz Peter from Pixabay Insulation keeps you warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer by reducing either heat coming in or escaping from your home. You might think that adequately insulating a home would be part of the home-building process. But since many new homebuyers don't consider insulation when buying, many home builders only...
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Posted on 01/31/2021
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Taking Home Real Estate Photos
Today’s home buyers see hundreds if not thousands of real estate photos when they’re in the market. Odds are that they’ll eliminate a number of homes from their search before ever even setting foot in them. As you can imagine, that makes your home listing’s photographs all the more important to securing solid leads on your house. In spite...
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