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Posted on 09/20/2020
Common Real Estate Law Issues
Image by 3D Animation Production Company from Pixabay Whenever someone is looking to purchase a home, there is always an inherent risk. It is common for buyers and sellers of homes to look for the best deal possible; however, it is also possible that issues might arise after a home has already closed. When looking to buy or...
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Posted on 09/13/2020
Incorporating Nature into Your Decor
Photo by Jordan Whitt on Unsplash The outdoors has a unique and beautiful palette that can inspire and relax you. Whether you are a nature lover, or just enjoy its beauty from afar, you can bring that outdoor feeling into your home to brighten it up and give it a more earthy appeal. Looking for a few ways...
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Posted on 09/13/2020
Another Property Sold - 26 First Street, Norwalk, CT 06855
Crisp and clean - beautifully updated and classic colonial home! Enjoy coastal living with three bedrooms, updated kitchen, brand new bathroom upstairs, half bathroom on first floor, private/fenced in yard and spacious driveway. Heat and cooking are gas, laundry is installed on first/main floor. Smart devices already installed. Possible attic conversion opportunity. Bustling East Norwalk location short distance to restaurants, train, Norwalk Harbor, parks and more! This opportunity won't last long! Virtual showings are...
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Posted on 09/06/2020
Consider Buying More Living Space
Photo by Kirk Fisher via Pixabay Whether you are buying your first home or are upgrading, consider buying a larger home. Even if you are just planning on starting a family, a larger home allows you to grow into it. And, you don’t have to put up with the pesky chore of moving when it’s time to go...
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Posted on 08/30/2020
Creating a Relaxing Space for Your Home or Office
Image by Kari Shea from Pixabay Have you ever walked into someone's home or office space and instantly felt that it was positive, welcoming and peaceful? It means more harmonious work with customers and clients and a more peaceful attitude at home. Imagine walking through your front door and the stresses of the day melting away. A good...
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Posted on 08/28/2020
Video Tour - 519 Palmetto Road, Bridgeport, CT 06606
Home Sweet Home! Conveniently located in the North End close to Merritt Pwy & Sacred Heart University, also makes this an excellent investment opportunity. Welcome! As you enter this meticulously cared for home, walk into an spacious living room w/a brick accent wall, gleaming engineered hardwood flooring & a wood burning fireplace to cozy up to this fall and winter. Eat-in-Kitchen with new flooring. 2 main level bedrooms and a full updated Bath. The 1st BR offers plenty of closet space & the spacious 2 room Master BR (currently used as a TV/Family room) w/french doors into a charming screened-in porch 3-season room) to enjoy...
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Posted on 08/28/2020
519 Palmetto Road, Bridgeport, CT 06606 is now new to the market!
Home Sweet Home! Conveniently located in the North End close to Merritt Pwy & Sacred Heart University, also makes this an excellent investment opportunity. Welcome! As you enter this meticulously cared for home, walk into an spacious living room w/a brick accent wall, gleaming engineered hardwood flooring & a wood burning fireplace to cozy up to this fall and winter. Eat-in-Kitchen with new flooring. 2 main level bedrooms and a full updated Bath. The 1st BR offers plenty of closet space & the spacious 2 room Master BR (currently used as a TV/Family room) w/french doors into a charming screened-in porch 3-season room) to enjoy...
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Posted on 08/25/2020
Another Property Rented - 199 Gregory Boulevard #F5, Norwalk, CT 06855
Recently and tastefully remodeled 2 bedroom, 2.5 Bath townhouse style condo in sought after Dorlon Terrace waterfront complex - East Norwalk beach area on the Gregory peninsula. Open floor plan first floor offers beautiful kitchen w/stainless appliances and granite counter tops. Living Room/Dining room with sliders to private patio. Half bath with laundry complete first floor. Second floor offers huge walk-in closet at top of the stairs, Linen closet updated full bath, Master en Suite w/full bath & sliders to private balcony. 2nd bedroom w/walk-in closet and 2nd full bath complete the upper level. Full attic for storage with pull...
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Posted on 08/23/2020
What to Expect When Selling Your High-Performance Home
Photo by rawpixel via Pixabay A high-performance home is one that operates efficiently, and saves you -- the homeowner -- significant costs in heating, cooling and more. When it comes time to sell a home of this type, the price point is typically higher -- up to 3.4 percent. High-performance homes are in demand today, and if you've...
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Posted on 08/16/2020
How to Prepare for the Closing Process
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay The last step of any home sale is the closing. This is the time when the buyer and seller sign all the documents surrounding the sale, including the documents for the buyer’s mortgage. This is when money changes hands and, in most cases, the buyer gets the keys to the home. If...
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Posted on 08/09/2020
How to Create a Chic Storage Space for Your Home
Photo by ErikaWittlieb via Pixabay Storage is one of the biggest challenges when deciding how to decorate or plan a new home. It's tempting to throw everything into bins and stack them someplace in your garage, their contents forgotten ever after! If you do, though, there is a good chance you will waste money by purchasing things you...
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Posted on 08/02/2020
Step-Up Basis and Real Estate
Image by Steve Buissinne from Pixabay Suppose you’ve inherited your parents’ longtime home. Suppose they paid $100,000 for it, and it’s now worth $300,000. Had they sold it while it was in their possession, they would have avoided paying capital gains tax due to the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997. Now that it’s yours, has that tax avoidance...
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