Elayne Jassey's Blog

Posted on 08/07/2022
Decorating with vases: 3 Creative ideas to try
Whether bought, inherited or leftover from gifted flowers, vases are a common unused item in many homes. Rather than let a vase gather dust in a closet, why not use it as a fun decorative piece? Here are some tips for ways to decorate your home with vases: Fill a vase with driftwood Using driftwood as decor is...
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Posted on 07/31/2022
Gas leak: Telltale signs you have one and what to do about it
Gas leaks are a dangerous problem for homeowners. These leaks, which can occur from gas stoves, fireplaces and other gas-powered appliances, cause natural gas to build up inside your house, which can lead to serious and potentially deadly health problems. So it's important to know when you might have a gas leak. Here are a few of the...
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Posted on 07/24/2022
Power saws: 4 Basic types all homeowners & DIYers should know
When it comes to cutting, saws are among the first tools many folks think of. Most think of a household hack saw or common rip-cut saw, both needing only a little elbow grease to cut through whatever medium you may be using. But what about power saws? While hand saws are very common in the home, some power...
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Posted on 07/22/2022
850 East Main Street #505, Stamford, CT 06902 is now new to the market!
Open, sunny, chic - this top floor unit at Eastside Commons offers a rare opportunity for high and soaring ceilings, 2-story windows, even a 2-room loft area offering flexible space for home office or media/family room + possible 3rd bedroom ...and it's set atop a lovely mid-city building just minutes from everything! The unit has a stylish kitchen w/granite countertop, stainless appliances including gas range, and an island with breakfast bar. The kitchen is open to the light & airy living/dining room boasting dynamic soaring ceiling that's 2-stories high, deep windows & door to cozy deck. Large primary bedroom also enjoys a...
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Posted on 07/17/2022
Environmental Art Explained
Environmental art became popular in the late 20th century because of growing concern and awareness for the environment. Environmental art has several overlapping characteristics as land art or earthworks, but comments or establishes an opinion on environmental issues. As artists continue to think about the environment as a cohesive system rather than a living space, the appeal and...
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Posted on 07/10/2022
3 Simple hacks for home cleaning
Homeowners are always finding hacks for home cleaning to make the process more efficient. Sometimes smart hacks can save you money, too. Here is a list of some of the best home cleaning hacks: Use dryer sheets for dusting There's no need for fancy dusters when you have regular fabric softener sheets available. Using dryer sheets is an...
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Posted on 06/26/2022
Lawn benches: Top trends to try in your outdoor space
Outdoor furniture trends are constantly changing, so the same can be said for garden and lawn benches. Whether you want an outdoor bench to serve a purely utilitarian purpose or be the focal point of your outdoor design, there are plenty of trends to try. Here is a quick guide to some of the most popular trends in...
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Posted on 06/23/2022
80 Bartlett Lane, Stamford, CT 06903 is now new to the market!
This magnificent new construction resonates w elegant modern style, sumptuous finishes & the most sought-after “SMART” home apps … feature sheet tells all! Replacing the orig’l house (taken down to its foundation) this brilliant new 5BR/4.5B home boasts NEW foam insulation, roof, Hardieplank siding, stone walls, walkway & trim. The custom front door introduces you to the builder’s uncompromising commitment to quality that makes life in this home perfect … while the welcoming 2-story entry hall establishes the home’s “Magazine-ready” splendor with its white oak herringbone floor, dramatic picture frame wainscoting, sophisticated...
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Posted on 06/19/2022
What is a supplemental tax bill?
If your property has increased or decreased in assessed value since your last tax payment, you might receive a supplemental tax bill. These are separate tax bills you need to pay in addition to your regular annual bill. If you're interested in learning more about how supplemental tax bills work, here is a short guide to the basics:...
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Posted on 06/16/2022
Another Property Sold - 991 Westover Road, Stamford, CT 06902
Superb Mini-estate setting on 1.85-lush, level, usable Westover acres w refreshing htd Gunite pool, tiered patios & seasonal pond views outside, complemented by stylish “Smart Home” interiors for today. Warm & inviting, this 4BR home has been beautifully updated w chic new EIK, 3.5 updated baths incl magazine-worthy Main-suite bath, awesome family rm bar AND for worry-free living there’s WiFi-controlled Lutron lighting, multi-zoned WiFi enabled HVAC, even a WiFi viewable fridge! Delightful front porch leads to handsome new art deco front door opening to 2-story entry foyer w gleaming hardwood flrs you'll find throughout. French doors...
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Posted on 06/12/2022
Home Inspection Contingency 101
In real estate, a contingency is any clause in the purchase offer that gives the buyer a way to back out if certain requirements aren’t met. There are many types of contingencies used in home sales all covering different circumstances to protect the buyer’s best interest. The most common type of contingency is a home inspection contingency, which...
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Posted on 06/10/2022
191 Winesap Road, Stamford, CT 06903 is now new to the market!
Welcome to your own splendid and serene waterfront retreat! This open country contemporary is very privately set on a lg tranquil pond perfect for relaxing, kayaking, even swimming! The incomparable beauty of the setting is enhanced by mature trees, perfectly landscaped colorful gardens & lush lawn ... and by an expansive graceful deck that provides opportunities for barbecuing, dining and entertaining family & friends all while enjoying the peaceful water view. The house was clearly built to create easy interaction w the outdoors. Walls of Andersen sliding glass on the main flr provide unmatched pond views & access to the...
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