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Posted on 06/25/2022
124 Handel Road, East Hartford, CT 06118 is now new to the market!
This well maintained 2 bedroom ranch offers Central air, an oversized one car garage with heat, plus a separate shed/work shop with electricity in the back yard. New one layer roof, new hot water heater, hardwood in the living room & bedrooms. The eat in kitchen has a tile floor, granite & stainless appliances with sliders to an 11x23 wood deck. The yard is fenced in with space to garden, room to play or just to enjoy that summer BBQ! As an added bonus, the Millbrook Playground is just a hop, skip and a jump across the...
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Posted on 06/19/2022
What Makes a Contingency Valid? 4 Basic Rules to Follow
When making an offer on a home, a buyer may add contingencies to their contract. There are many types of contingencies that apply to myriad situations and can protect the buyer from unexpected issues in the transaction. Sellers can also add their own contingencies either on their own or in counteroffers to protect their interests in the sale....
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Posted on 06/17/2022
109 Irene Drive, Vernon, CT 06066 is now new to the market!
HIDDEN PARADISE This beautiful, quintessential New England home was originally built in 1966. Extensive renovations in the late 1980’s, designed by noted local architect, Peter Chow, enhanced the home’s classic New England features while adding a modern contemporary look that is so popular today. The architecture boasts excellent craftsmanship, high-end materials, solid wood doors, custom kitchen cabinetry by Zahners, impeccable tile & wood work, with oversized architectural windows & skylights throughout. Located in a coveted neighborhood, This Home is situated on a large nearly acre lot professionally landscaped to provide a...
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Posted on 06/12/2022
Loans: When should you take out a home equity loan?
Home equity loans are term loans that are taken out against the value of your home already paid or the amount of the home owned. For example, homeowners who have paid 25% of their full outstanding loan balance, say $50,000 of a $200,000 mortgage, have that much equity in their home or how much of their home they...
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Posted on 06/05/2022
75 North Main Street, Windsor Locks, CT 06096 is now new to the market!
Nice level approved building lot close to downtown. Easy access to public transportation. Gas, water, sewer, and power in front of...
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Posted on 06/05/2022
Dying plants: The 2 most common causes
Dying plants are a reality for every gardener and houseplant owner at some point in their lives. However, the more you know about common causes of death, the better you can prevent it and keep your plants healthy. Here are some of the most common causes of dying houseplants: Over-watering Watering plants too much and too often is...
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Posted on 05/29/2022
3 Useful Mason Jar Crafts for Your Home
Mason jars are a DIY and crafting mainstay. With so many uses beyond just canning, many homeowners have gotten used to keeping a few extra jars around the house just in case. If you're interested in more useful ways to repurpose your extra jars, here are some fun and easy craft ideas to inspire you. Spice Sprinkler For...
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Posted on 05/26/2022
Another Property Sold - 117 Avery Street, Manchester, CT 06042
Great opportunity for first time buyer! This house was completely gutted down to the studs 10 -15 years ago - all new wiring, plumbing and sheetrock at that time. Newer vinyl replacement windows. Oak floors, except kitchen. Carpeted three season screened porch leads from house to 1 car garage. Possibility to add windows for use as another room. The dining room could be a second bedroom by installing a wall between the dining room and living room. Large bedroom upstairs had a wall down the middle to make it two bedrooms - could put wall back up if 2 bedrooms are needed on second floor. Many possibilities for this Ranch/Cape Cod house near...
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Posted on 05/22/2022
Working From Home: Should You Refresh Your Home Office?
A good home office considers everything from lighting to air quality to layout, but even the best of the best home offices should be reimagined from time to time. So what happens when you switch up your office layout? The results may surprise you. Here are a few quick tips for redesigning your home office space. Rework Assessment...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
How to Pack an Essentials Box
Unpacking after a move can be almost as overwhelming as packing. Once all of your belongings have been safely delivered to your new home, the challenge becomes opening up all the boxes and putting things back in their place. Unfortunately, this can make important items difficult to access. To avoid this issue, pack an essentials box to keep...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
Is an Open Concept Home Right for You?
Open concept homes, also called open floor plans, have been a mainstay of home design for decades. There are many reasons this style of architecture is so popular, yet there are also some downsides. If you’re considering an open concept home, here are the major pros and cons to consider: Open Concept Pros Better Flow - With a...
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Posted on 05/01/2022
How to Tell If Your Home Needs New Insulation
People who harbor a sneaking suspicion they're paying too much in heating and cooling expenses are often on to something. Under-insulated attics alone can reportedly increase utility bills by as much as 25 percent. If you identify any of the following telltale signs, consider new insulation. 1: Home Experiences Temperature Shifts Imagine sitting by an open window as...
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