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Posted on 09/22/2020
470 Haviland Road, Stamford, CT 06903 is now new to the market!
Superb opportunity for a sun-filled home that combines an open Colonial layout w dynamic contemporary flair & a bit of rustic charm! It's easy to picture your family & friends enjoying wonderful parties, holiday dinners & quiet nights in this pristine, beautifully maintained 4-BR, 2.5-bath home that comes complete w finished walkout LL for playroom or home office PLUS expansive deck for relaxing/dining/entertaining that's accessible through sliding doors just where you want them ... off the Family rm & EIK! The house has random width hdwd flrs, walls of windows, & 2-fpls; vltd ceilings w/skylts crown the foyer &...
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Posted on 09/20/2020
Is a Smart House Device Right for You?
A smart home device may prove to be a time (and money) saver. However, not all smart house devices are ideal for all homeowners. If you select a smart home gadget that fails to accommodate your day-to-day needs, you risk wasting time and resources on a device that delivers little to no return on investment. Ultimately, it helps to...
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Posted on 09/18/2020
Another Property Rented - 53-A Bud Lane, Stamford, CT 06903
This grand Colonial, beautifully transformed so its gracious potential is fully realized, offers the space, layout and features you want for how we live today. It combines a true sense of traditional grandeur with a versatile floor plan offering exceptional opportunities that provide choices for how YOU and YOUR FAMILY want, and need, to live. Generous-sized rooms include a handsome living room with fireplace, spacious formal dining room, lg granite gourmet EIK, appealing Family rm+delightful screened porch for perfect relaxing and when we can, for entertaining, too. Detailed molding & wainscoting, high ceilings, hardwoods, French doors,...
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Posted on 09/13/2020
Will Climate Change Impact Real Estate Values?
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Natural disasters including flooding, hurricanes, mudslides and wildfires affect real estate values. Some recent examples of real estate transactions being influenced by these increasingly intense and frequent events include: A Charleston, South Carolina, homeowner deciding to demolish her house after three years of flooding caused by hurricanes that led to 11 failed...
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Posted on 09/10/2020
53 Arbor Road, Stamford, CT 06903 is now new to the market!
Majestic Colonial designed for the way we live today! This 5-bedroom home, awash in natural light, & featuring grand space, graceful flow, boutique finishes+deluxe amenities, provides over 7000+sf of splendor! Elegant millwork includes raised panel wainscoting, rich moldings & detailed arched doorway/window trim. Brazilian cherry floors adorn the Living rm, Dining rm, dramatic Family rm & main flr office/den, while the upper level has oak flrs; fpls warm the LR, FR, Master & lower level Great rm too. The house is bursting w/impressive systems/detailing – feature sheet tells all! Open concept EIK & Family rm are...
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Posted on 09/08/2020
Another Property Sold - 320 Strawberry Hill Avenue #34, Stamford, CT 06902
Best of all worlds at Strawberry Woods! Totally transformed w designer updates & finishes, this special townhome, infused w light, features the privacy of a single family home combined w best features of well-managed condo living-no more mowing, shoveling, leaf raking, roofs or exterior paint to worry about. Sit back & enjoy life in this splendidly renovated 2/3-BR home, w 2.5-new baths, in a prized complex w htd pool, clubhouse+fab loc near everything. Gleaming new hdwd flrs greet you, while sparkling new kitchen, w white custom cabinetry, quartz countertops, glass tile backsplash, stainless dishwasher & French door refrig,...
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Posted on 09/08/2020
162 Westover Road, Stamford, CT 06902 now has a new price of $929,000!
NEWLY PRICED OPPTY! Westover Park is a coveted pvt enclave of fine homes in a fab location-bordering Greenwich & now you can call it home! This spacious Westover Park Col, filled w character & light, is designed for today. Gracious entry foyer, w marble flr+wainscoting, sets elegant tone, while EIK–family rm is the open concept you're looking for! Granite countertops, greenhouse-style window, stainless applcs, wine chiller+ center island fill the kitchen; deep windows define the casual dining area & it's all open to a delightful family rm w fpl wall, vltd beamed ceiling, interesting windows+sliders to the patio-casual living at...
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Posted on 09/06/2020
How to Bring Your A-Game to the Homebuying Journey
The homebuying journey may be long and arduous, regardless of whether you're pursuing a house for the first time. However, if you bring your A-game to the homebuying journey, you can speed up the process of finding and acquiring your dream residence. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you bring your A-game to the homebuying...
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Posted on 09/05/2020
Another Property Sold - 50 Wyndover Lane, Stamford, CT 06902
Young majestic stone Col combines understated grandeur w a hint of chic European splendor, then skillfully adds fab 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. LR has the same floor, millwork & molding + marble fpl w wood mantel, while holiday-sized formal DR enjoys wainscoting, too. Stunning coffered...
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Posted on 09/03/2020
Another Property Sold - 107 Canfield Drive, Stamford, CT 06902
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 facade of the house+3-car gar. Inside, extensive/sophisticated renovation meant removing walls to create new flow+opening ceilings for all new lighting (also 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...
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Posted on 08/30/2020
Recipe: Pecan, Coconut & Date Bars
Photo by Polina Tankilevitch from Pexels Looking for a healthful treat? One that will keep you energized when you need a boost? Or a treat for the kids to replace sweets or cookies? These scrumptious Pecan, Coconut & Date Bars might be just what you're looking for. Great for travel, camping or giving to friends and co-workers, they...
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Posted on 08/27/2020
Another Property Sold - 48 Diamondcrest Lane, Stamford, CT 06903
Beautifully updated, this freshly painted charmer has loads of style, natural light & lots of options! On gorgeous usable property w/stunning deck, it's on a cul-de-sac of picture-perfect homes just 2-mins. from the Merritt Pkwy & Stamford Museum. You'll love living here & enjoy entertaining, both indoors & out, when family & friends can again visit! Light/bright LR features a fpl flanked by attractive built-ins & pretty picture window views, while holiday-sized DR, complete w chandelier, can hold 16 or more; both have the golden hardwds you'll enjoy in the FR as well. The EIK's been transformed w granite countertops,...
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