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Household Items That You Should Replace Regularly
Posted on 07/14/2019
Household Items That You Should Replace Regularly
The function and safety of your home can be increased tremendously when you change some specific indoor and outdoor items on time. To automate the process, simply make sure these six home improvement tasks are added to your calendar, to remind you of whatever necessary home updates you need to carry out. 1. CO2 and Smoke Detectors While...
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Tips to Spot a Bad Mortgage Loan
Posted on 07/07/2019
Tips to Spot a Bad Mortgage Loan
Mortgage scams are everywhere, and many times are well disguised so they can be hard to uncover. Not all mortgage lenders have your interest at heart so when you go out for a mortgage loan, keep an eye on these warning signs and Mortgage scams are everywhere, but this time around they come like a wolf in sheep...
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Get Ready to List Your Residence
Posted on 06/30/2019
Get Ready to List Your Residence
Listing a home may prove to be challenging, particularly for a first-time house seller. Fortunately, there are lots of things you can do to prepare for the housing market. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you get ready to list your home. 1. Upgrade Your Home's Curb Appeal How your home looks to prospective buyers...
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4 Tips For Successful Mortgage Closing
Posted on 06/26/2019
4 Tips For Successful Mortgage Closing
Pick a date The best time to set a closing date is at the end of the month as interest at the table is at its lowest then, and you'll want to pick a closing date around the same time your current lease is set to lapse. Take your time The conclusion of the closing means you have...
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The Difference Between Pre-Qualified and Rep-Approved
Posted on 06/25/2019
The Difference Between Pre-Qualified and Rep-Approved
If you’re a first-time homebuyer, odds are you’ve thrown the words “prequalified” and “preapproved” interchangeably. However, when it comes to home loans, there are some very important differences between the two. For buyers hoping to purchase a home with a few missteps and misunderstandings as possible, it’s vital to understand the procedures involved in acquiring financing for a home....
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From House to Home
Posted on 06/23/2019
From House to Home
You stroll through the door of the house that you just selected to be your family's new residence. It appears to be an empty shell at the moment, but you can already picture your friends and family gathered for holiday festivities, your kids doing homework at the dinner table, or the uproar of laughter from family game night....
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Who Pays Closing Costs When Buying or Selling a Home?
Posted on 06/20/2019
Who Pays Closing Costs When Buying or Selling a Home?
The process of closing on a home can seem lengthy and complex if it’s your first time buying or selling a house. There are several costs and fees required to close on a home, and while it’s up to the individuals to decide who covers what costs, there are some conventions to follow. In this article, we’re going to...
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Downsizing to What Works for You
Posted on 06/16/2019
Downsizing to What Works for You
People downsize their living-space for all kinds of reasons. Making the decision to downsize shouldn't be a negative experience and shouldn't feel like your downgrading your home. Follow these tips to level up your lifestyle and home enjoyment while downsizing your accommodations. Find a space that works for you. You might be moving from a large home with...
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What's The Difference Between Assessed Value And Market Value
Posted on 06/14/2019
What's The Difference Between Assessed Value And Market Value
When you’re buying or selling a home, you may hear the terms, “assessed value” and “market value.” There are few things that you should know about these terms. First, they cannot be used interchangeably. The assessed value is generally much less than the market value. If you’re buying a home, you probably would rather see the assessed value of...
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Video Tour  - 134 Glenfield Avenue, Stratford, CT 06614
Posted on 06/14/2019
Video Tour - 134 Glenfield Avenue, Stratford, CT 06614
Come see this charming Paradise Green spacious ranch with large level backyard and 2 working fireplaces. This house is deceptively large in size and is a must see!! The main floor plan is comprised of 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths with hardwood flooring, ample closet space, and a large kitchen w/ a quaint nook. The extended living space on the lower level (not included in sq. footage) is perfect for an in-law situation or just a great space to entertain. The floor plan includes a second kitchen/laundry room, a large family room with working fireplace, an entertainment room, and a bathroom. A large level backyard with a 2 zone invisible fencing...
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134 Glenfield Avenue, Stratford, CT 06614 is now new to the market!
Posted on 06/14/2019
134 Glenfield Avenue, Stratford, CT 06614 is now new to the market!
Come see this charming Paradise Green spacious ranch with large level backyard and 2 working fireplaces. This house is deceptively large in size and is a must see!! The main floor plan is comprised of 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths with hardwood flooring, ample closet space, and a large kitchen w/ a quaint nook. The extended living space on the lower level (not included in sq. footage) is perfect for an in-law situation or just a great space to entertain. The floor plan includes a second kitchen/laundry room, a large family room with working fireplace, an entertainment room, and a bathroom. A large level backyard with a 2 zone invisible fencing...
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Best Trees for Xeriscaping
Posted on 06/09/2019
Best Trees for Xeriscaping
Your xeriscape plan now includes ornamental grasses for volume, flowering plants for color through the seasons and succulents for intense greenery, texture and ground-coverage. What about height? And shade! Shade trees are typically not tolerant of drought conditions, but there are a few different options, depending on your climate. So, what trees can you plant in your yard...
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