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Posted on 06/21/2020
Select the Perfect Closet Lights
Image by B. Forenius from Shutterstock There are some overlooked places in your home that need proper lighting. A good example is a closet. Whether a closet is small or large, proper lighting is essential for safety and good illumination. When building a new space or upgrading an existing one, these tips will help you choose the ideal...
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Posted on 06/21/2020
Is Your Residence Worth Less Than You Originally Paid for It?
Let's face it – determining how to price a home is rarely simple for a seller. In some instances, your home may be worth less than you originally paid for it. Ultimately, if you failed to maintain your house over the years, various home problems may crop up when you decide to list your residence. If these issues go...
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Posted on 06/14/2020
Guidelines for Finding the House of Your Dreams
Finding the house of your dreams is a process that requires a lot of clarity, diligence, and patience. While it is possible for the first house you look at to be the ideal choice, it's a lot more likely you'll have to look at a dozen or more houses before finding the one that matches your requirements and...
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Posted on 06/14/2020
Expedite the Home Selling Journey
The home selling journey may prove to be long and arduous, particularly for those who fail to plan ahead. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to expedite the house selling cycle and quickly achieve your desired results. Let's take a look at three tips to help you accelerate the home selling journey. 1. Understand Your Target Audience...
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Posted on 06/07/2020
Buying a Home with a Minimalist Mindset
Are you a minimalist? If you’ve heard this question recently, you may be wondering just what it means and how does it affect you. It is NOT a set of rules.It is NOT about how much you own. It is NOT about how much money you earn. It is NOT about buying specific items or giving up certain...
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Posted on 06/07/2020
What's It Like to Sell a House?
The home selling journey varies from person to person. If an individual prepares for this journey, he or she may be better equipped than others to avoid problems along the way. On the other hand, an individual who is unprepared for the property selling journey may struggle to achieve the best-possible results. There are many things that an individual...
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Posted on 06/04/2020
Video Tour - 833 Summer Street #a, Stamford, CT 06901
Looking for an office presence in Downtown Stamford? This may work for you. This 725 sq ft unit with two rooms, kitchenette and bathroom may be an ideal entry level proposition. Buying could save against local rental prices. Better still the heat and hot water is included in the common charges. The unit comes with 3 deeded car parking spaces alongside the...
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Posted on 06/04/2020
833 Summer Street #a, Stamford, CT 06901 is now new to the market!
Looking for an office presence in Downtown Stamford? This may work for you. This 725 sq ft unit with two rooms, kitchenette and bathroom may be an ideal entry level proposition. Buying could save against local rental prices. Better still the heat and hot water is included in the common charges. The unit comes with 3 deeded car parking spaces alongside the...
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Posted on 05/31/2020
Is a Timeshare Right for You?
Image by Steve Heap from Shutterstock If you love vacationing at the same place every year you may consider investing in a timeshare property. This can often help control vacation costs and planning time. However, owning a timeshare home may not be not the right choice for everyone. It is important to understand that a timeshare is not...
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Posted on 05/31/2020
What Can a Homebuyer Learn from a Showing?
A showing enables a buyer to walk through a residence and envision what life may be like if he or she purchases it. And if a buyer crafts a home showing strategy, he or she can make the most of this opportunity. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you plan ahead for a house showing....
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Posted on 05/24/2020
Social Media Marketing Certification Resources
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Did you ever wonder how social media professionals and influencers grow their followings or increase engagement? Are you curious about how businesses and individuals use social media to make money? Or maybe you're considering adding social media marketing to your list of job qualifications. Fortunately, you don't have to leave home to...
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Posted on 05/24/2020
Tips on Keeping Your Luxury Bathroom Warm
Photo by banksy07 via Pixabay Adding some extra warmth to your bathrooms boosts your home value while also ensuring that you’ll have a well-heated and comfortable environment for bathing and showering during winter. With these heating options, you can warm up your bathrooms as needed without having to turn up your thermostat, causing your furnace to run more...
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