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Posted on 06/16/2021
Another Property Sold - 15 Crofts Lane, Stamford, CT 06903
Connoisseurs' Colonial built for today's style of living & working! Gracious space w/open design+updates, splendid entertaining venues for parties & holiday dinners … even a Wine Cellar w tasting rm! Part of a prized fine homes’ c-d-sac, where it has stunning wrap 'round deck & beautiful landscaping, this spectacular 5BR, 3.2B home is filled w sunlight, handsome millwork & fine finishes. Dramatic soaring marble entry foyer w/wainscoting+sweeping main staircase, LR/fpl & Formal DR-both w/crown molding-create the perfect introduction. The "heart of the house" is superb open chef’s Kit - casual dining area - Family Rm....
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Posted on 06/13/2021
Do I Need an Attorney to Close?
Photo by Rafa Bordes via Pixabay Real estate closings could be quite simple at one end of the spectrum or very difficult at the other end. In most cases, you will need to understand the legal ramifications of signing several documents, including the note, mortgage, transfer of title, mineral rights, title insurance and tax documents. If your closing...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
Seller Concessions: What Buyers & Sellers Should Know
Image by Sephelonor from Pixabay Buying a home is a complicated transaction with many expenses. Part of the transaction involves closing costs, which vary in amount depending on the situation. One way to reduce the closing costs for the buyer is to ask for a seller concession so that the seller pays a portion of the closing costs...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
Tips for First-Time Homebuyers
Photo by Fizkes via Shutterstock If you know absolutely nothing about buying a house, don’t learn the hard way. There’s plenty of information available to help you avoid the many potential pitfalls in the process. You want your first home buying experience to be exciting, not exhausting. Here are some tips to get you started the right way....
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Posted on 05/28/2021
2 Happy Hill Road, Stamford, CT 06903 is now new to the market!
Live life to the fullest in this pristine Colonial filled w sunlight, style, updates & generous versatile space. Beautifully sited in a prime neighborhood, it sits on 1.5-acres w rolling lawn, mature trees & prof’l landscaping … all to be savored when relaxing or dining on the stunning tiered deck & stone patio. Entertain, work, play, enjoy a rich family life - the freshly painted interior was created just for this! Elegant LR w/marble fpl+2-bay windows & spacious formal DR w/chair rail trim & picture window both have the hardwood flrs you’ll find throughout. The kitchen is a chef’s dream w marble countertops, designer...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
What Property Type Suits Your Retirement Dreams?
Image by Wokandapix from Pixabay You have looked forward to your retirement your whole working life. It is one of the primary goals you worked for all these years, and now is the time to relax and enjoy its rewards. One of the most important things you may consider after your retirement is finding that perfect home or...
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Posted on 05/20/2021
36 Talmadge Lane, Stamford, CT 06905 is now new to the market!
Your dream home is waiting for you! It's stylish, open & bright, on a tranquil cul-de-sac of fine homes, yet w an enviable location minutes to shops, restaurants, Merritt Pkwy & Sterling Farms for golf-tennis-theater. Working at home or commuting? This home fills both those needs easily & there’s no need to deal w septics & wells when there's CITY SEWERS + CITY WATER - EVEN NATURAL GAS HEAT & COOKING! Meticulously maint'd, it's just been painted inside and out, and boasts sprawling, no-maintenance TREX deck for enjoying the lush, landscaped, usable .36-acre site. Looking for a gourmet EIK w skylights open to the Family...
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Posted on 05/17/2021
Another Property Sold - 95 Davenport Farm Lane East, Stamford, CT 06903
An Abundance of Riches! Spacious, light & airy, beautifully maint’d 4/5BR Colonial has everything for how we live today, incl room for home offices & in-laws … & there’s even a pool site! With versatile space, open design & perfect flow for living & entertaining, it boasts extensive glass, French doors, crown moldings & millwork, gleaming wood, marble & tile floors, vltd ceilings, 4-fpls+wood stove, even custom outfitted closets. Add the up-to-date technology/systems (see feature sheet) & you have an unrivaled home bursting w charm, style & updates, that provides wonderful options to suit YOUR family’s...
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Posted on 05/16/2021
Quick Tips for Bathroom Organization
Photo by JamesDeMers via Pixabay Having a well-organized bathroom is a homeowner’s dream. To get your bathroom organized you just need a little time and effort, and the will to rid yourself of a few unnecessary items. Purge — Everyone has a tendency to over-purchase and overstock on bathroom products every once in a while. In order to...
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Posted on 05/15/2021
109 Apple Valley Road, Stamford, CT 06903 is now new to the market!
Ready for the ease of ranch living in a stylish home filled w dynamic design, tons of natural light, significant updates & fabulous deck, set near the end of a quiet cul-de-sac of lovely homes? This quintessential Mid-century Modern will win your heart! Soaring open living & dining room feature the best of open concept Great room design, w interesting windows that reach up to the vaulted open beam ceilings, 2-sided brick wall fireplace that warms both rooms in winter, plus walls of sliding glass that open to expansive, unrivaled Easy Maint TREX deck. You'll be delighted by all the deck offers, from built-in brick BBQ / fireplace,...
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Posted on 05/09/2021
During Your Flip: Nail these Crucial Project Management Skills
Photo by TeroVesalainen via Pixabay Flipping a house successfully means keeping your ducks in a row during the rehab process--and that typically means communicating with several vendors to coordinate work, making sure everyone is on the same page, and dealing with delays when they (inevitably) occur. It's worth your while to build a project management strategy and skill...
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Posted on 05/02/2021
The Joys of Homeownership - And How to Keep Them That Way
Photo by Andy Dean Photography via Shutterstock The phrase “the joys of homeownership” is a staple in most households. But sometimes, you think you hear a snicker behind the smile. Now that you’re finally ready to become an owner, you might be wondering if that term is truthful or sarcastic. The answer is “Both.” How can it be...
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