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Posted on 05/27/2022
Video Tour - 31 Betts Place ##5, Norwalk, CT 06855
Nothing to do but move into this light filled, updated and freshly painted 2 Bedroom, 1.5 Baths Townhouse style condominium located in sought after and well maintained Betts Common in East Norwalk. Open first floorplan offers large Living Room w/built-ins & recessed lighting, Dining area with laminate wood flooring, an Eat-in-Kitchen, w/stainless appliances and sliders out to a lovely courtyard for relaxing and complete with a community firepit. Add a partial Bath and complete the 1st floor. Up to the 2nd floor landing w/new carpeting and full size washer & dryer for your convenience, 2 large Bedrooms w/double closets, built-ins,...
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Posted on 05/27/2022
Video Tour - 31 Betts Place ##5, Norwalk, CT 06855
Nothing to do but move into this light filled, updated and freshly painted 2 Bedroom, 1.5 Baths Townhouse style condominium located in sought after and well maintained Betts Common in East Norwalk. Open first floorplan offers large Living Room w/built-ins & recessed lighting, Dining area with laminate wood flooring, an Eat-in-Kitchen, w/stainless appliances and sliders out to a lovely courtyard for relaxing and complete with a community firepit. Add a partial Bath and complete the 1st floor. Up to the 2nd floor landing w/new carpeting and full size washer & dryer for your convenience, 2 large Bedrooms w/double closets, built-ins,...
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Posted on 05/27/2022
31 Betts Place ##5, Norwalk, CT 06855 is now new to the market!
Nothing to do but move into this light filled, updated and freshly painted 2 Bedroom, 1.5 Baths Townhouse style condominium located in sought after and well maintained Betts Common in East Norwalk. Open first floorplan offers large Living Room w/built-ins & recessed lighting, Dining area with laminate wood flooring, an Eat-in-Kitchen, w/stainless appliances and sliders out to a lovely courtyard for relaxing and complete with a community firepit. Add a partial Bath and complete the 1st floor. Up to the 2nd floor landing w/new carpeting and full size washer & dryer for your convenience, 2 large Bedrooms w/double closets, built-ins,...
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Posted on 05/22/2022
A Basic Guide to Shipping Container Homes
For several years now, tiny homes have been popping up on Pinterest and across social media as unique and inviting living spaces. However, most recently, the tiny home trend has evolved into an even more eco-friendly option - shipping container homes. Shipping container homes are residential dwellings that are created out of empty shipping containers that are no...
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Posted on 05/17/2022
Video Tour - 55 Garden Terrace, Bridgeport, CT 06605
Plenty of potential - Single family located in sought after Blackrock section, a wonderful diverse and dynamic seaside community. Take a short stroll over to the Harborview Market, the area's social gathering hotspot. This home is in need of rehab/remodel but has great potential, offers good bones, great layout, original stained glass windows & hard wood flooring throughout. 3-4 bedrooms w/large closets and built-ins. High ceilings, a lovely front porch and deck off the back. Large, level back yard and with zoning approval, plenty of room for a garage. (Buyer to do due diligence). Hardwood flooring under carpeting. Tax record...
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Posted on 05/17/2022
55 Garden Terrace, Bridgeport, CT 06605 is now new to the market!
Plenty of potential - Single family located in sought after Blackrock section, a wonderful diverse and dynamic seaside community. Take a short stroll over to the Harborview Market, the area's social gathering hotspot. This home is in need of rehab/remodel but has great potential, offers good bones, great layout, original stained glass windows & hard wood flooring throughout. 3-4 bedrooms w/large closets and built-ins. High ceilings, a lovely front porch and deck off the back. Large, level back yard and with zoning approval, plenty of room for a garage. (Buyer to do due diligence). Hardwood flooring under carpeting. Tax record...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
Basic info to know about your supplemental tax bill
A supplemental tax bill is separate from your annual tax bill and may arrive at any time. But what exactly is a supplemental tax bill, and why do property owners pay them? Here is a guide to the key information to know about supplemental property taxes and the associated bills: Supplemental assessments A supplemental assessment is a change...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
FHA Loan: What to Consider When Applying for One
If you're in the market for your first home, there's a good chance you'll need to take out a mortgage. One of the most popular mortgage types (especially for first-time buyers) is known as a Federal Housing Administration (FHA) loan. What is an FHA Loan? Specifically, an FHA loan refers to one that is backed and insured by...
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Posted on 05/01/2022
3 Factors to Consider Before You Buy a Condo
The process of finding the perfect condo is similar to finding any other type of home--with a few exceptions. Here are some of the key factors to consider when purchasing a condo: Your Budget How much can you afford to spend on a condo? Make sure you evaluate your budget to get a sense of whether you can...
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Posted on 04/24/2022
4 Interior design tools used by professionals
Have you ever wondered what tools are used in professional interior design? While each designer has their preferences and specialties, some tools have stood the test of time. Here is a simple guide to some of the most common interior design tools: Drawing & CAD tools Interior designers regularly use both manual drawing tools and computer-aided-design (CAD) software....
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Posted on 04/17/2022
Ideas for outdoor fireplaces: Brick & beyond
For homeowners considering outdoor fireplaces, brick is often the first choice of building material. Brick fireplaces are timeless and practical, adding cozy style to any outdoor space. However, there are other material options and designs to consider if you want to find the best fit for your home. Here is a basic guide to some of the most...
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Posted on 04/10/2022
How to Make Home Buying Less Stressful
40% of all homebuyers report that buying a home is one of the most stressful events in their lives. There are many sources of stress, but the more prepared you are, the better you’ll be able to handle them. Here are some tips for handling the most common stresses of buying a home: Find the Right Real Estate...
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