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Homeowners' Insurance: Key Components Every Homeowner Should Know
Posted on 03/29/2020
Homeowners' Insurance: Key Components Every Homeowner Should Know
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Often used interchangeably, the terms “property insurance” and “homeowners’ insurance” sometimes confuse new homebuyers. Homeowners’ insurance is a specialized form of property insurance. By “property” the insurance industry means anything that you own. Under that category come homeowners’ insurance and even renters’ insurance. These products cover single-family houses, condominiums and a renter’s...
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162 Westover Road, Stamford, CT 06902 is now new to the market!
Posted on 03/24/2020
162 Westover Road, Stamford, CT 06902 is now new to the market!
Westover Park is a coveted pvt enclave of fine homes in a fab location-and now you can call it home! This spacious Westover Park Col, filled w character & flooded w light, has ideal design for today. Gracious entry foyer, w marble floor+rich wainscoting, sets an elegant tone. “Holiday-sized” DR w rich chair rail+crown molding flows into the LR w marble fpl & crown molding; both enjoy picture window property views. French doors off the LR open to a Great rm that boasts vaulted, beamed ceiling w 2-skylts + abundant windows, ensuring loads of sun … & there’s even a delightful wet bar! The EIK – family room is the open concept you’ve been...
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Online Shopping For a Home
Posted on 03/22/2020
Online Shopping For a Home
Photo by Bruce Mars via Pexels House shopping when you live far from your new community is not easy, but technology makes it much simpler to tackle this big task. While nothing beats in-person visits, if you live across the country, or even in an international destination, you may not have that option. Here’s a look at how...
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107 Canfield Drive, Stamford, CT 06902 is now new to the market!
Posted on 03/17/2020
107 Canfield Drive, Stamford, CT 06902 is now new to the market!
A symphony of splendor, light & style in a prized Westover neighborhood! This spectacular home has undergone a dazzling transformation under the critical eye of these homeowners. At front, new, prof’ly landscaped plantings & graceful circular drive embrace the handsome stone & new Hardie board façade of the house+3-car gar. Inside, the extensive & sophisticated renovation meant removing walls to create new flow+opening ceilings for all new lighting (while adding insulation to both,) new HVAC systems, as well as replacing a # of old windows w 4-new picture windows & installing frosted glass doors to provide more light … & the renovation...
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Can the Home Selling Journey Be Fast and Easy?
Posted on 03/15/2020
Can the Home Selling Journey Be Fast and Easy?
There is no reason to stress about the home selling journey. In fact, there are many things you can do to enjoy a quick, seamless property selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you streamline the home selling journey. 1. Enhance Your House's Curb Appeal Curb appeal is a key part of the house...
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Another Property Sold - 349 Haviland Road, Stamford, CT 06903
Posted on 03/13/2020
Another Property Sold - 349 Haviland Road, Stamford, CT 06903
Antique colonial on glorious property w refreshing salt water pool, deck & patios has the charm / character of its 1730 origins ... some original wide board flrs, historic doors, 3-working fpls, stone walls & floors ... PLUS updates for today in chef's kitchen w Butler's pantry & step-down dining area, updated baths & more! The kitchen area, perfect for entertaining, features granite countertops, huge granite island w/5-burner Wolf gas cook-top, gourmet applcs including SubZero refrigerator & refrig drawers, 2-Bosch dishwashers, 2-wall ovens & 2-farm sinks; dining area w vaulted ceiling, stone flr, banquette seating & radiant heated flr is...
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Another Property Sold - 923 Sunset Road, Stamford, CT 06903
Posted on 03/13/2020
Another Property Sold - 923 Sunset Road, Stamford, CT 06903
Prepare to be captivated by the “magazine worthy” transformation of this splendid property! Now, this gracious 4/5-BR colonial is a true showplace, from the landscaping at front to the pool at back - and everything in-between! It was skillfully renovated using the finest materials, interior design elements & techniques, and a host of new systems! Walls were taken down to the studs, spray foam insulation added & a new layout fashioned to create the open space & flow for how we live today … Carrara marble enhances the gourmet EIK, several baths-even the laundry rm … most windows & the skylts were replaced to fill the home w/natural light,...
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Why Do Mortgage Lenders Ask for Employment Verification?
Posted on 03/08/2020
Why Do Mortgage Lenders Ask for Employment Verification?
Applying for a mortgage is a big step towards homeownership and financial independence. If it’s your first time buying a home, you might be curious (and a little intimidated) about all of the things that go into your mortgage application. When reviewing your application, mortgage lenders are trying to determine how risky it is to lend you money. If...
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194 Russet Road, Stamford, CT 06903 is now new to the market!
Posted on 03/06/2020
194 Russet Road, Stamford, CT 06903 is now new to the market!
Enjoy life and the ease of 1-level living throughout the year in this beautifully updated & maintained home that boasts abundant natural light & a touch of mid-century modern flair. There’s a stunning, brand new eat-in-kitchen inside & glorious property, expansive low-maintenance deck & refreshing pool outside! The house offers terrific flow, 1 of the BRs is privately set w a bathrm providing options for nanny, in-laws or as a home office and it features gleaming hardwoods + Pella windows & sliding doors that fill the home w sunshine while providing lovely propty views. The LR and DR are open & inviting, w perfect design for entertaining...
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50 Wyndover Lane, Stamford, CT 06902 is now new to the market!
Posted on 03/05/2020
50 Wyndover Lane, Stamford, CT 06902 is now new to the market!
This young majestic stone Colonial combines understated grandeur w a hint of chic European splendor, then skillfully adds wonderful spacious floorplan w open concept family rm/EIK, main flr playrm PLUS back staircase off the secondary entrance. Crowned w high ceilings & detailed moldings, embraced by lg windows & fine millwork, it’s ideal for relaxing, enjoying family life & entertaining friends. Gracious 2-story main entry foyer w herringbone wood flrs, wainscoting + detailed crown molding welcomes you. The LR has the same floor, millwork and molding + marble fpl w wood mantel, while holiday-sized formal DR enjoys wainscoting as well....
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Another Property Sold - 84 Deep Valley Road, Stamford, CT 06903
Posted on 03/01/2020
Another Property Sold - 84 Deep Valley Road, Stamford, CT 06903
EXCEPTIONAL VALUE! Amazing Opportunity to be part of a prized neighborhood of fine homes. Privately set on 2-acres on the cul-de-sac in a sought-after enclave, this "Diamond in the Rough" is waiting to be styled & buffed so it can show its brilliance again! The house has great bones & features generously-sized rooms, terrific flow, large windows, loads of light, 2-dramatic fireplaces, French doors, screened porch, brick patio & loads of character. The 3-bathrms are quite large w/pretty tile, and each, including Master bath, have a tub w/shower, 2-have double sink vanities. LR has vaulted beamed ceiling & fpl, formal DR has French doors to...
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Is It Worthwhile to Invest in Home Improvements?
Posted on 03/01/2020
Is It Worthwhile to Invest in Home Improvements?
For a home seller who wants to maximize his or her house sale earnings, it may be beneficial to invest in property improvements. In fact, there are many reasons why now may be a good time to perform property upgrades. These reasons include: 1. You can make your house an attractive option to prospective buyers. As a home seller,...
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