Erin Fernschild's Blog

Posted on 05/09/2021
Creative Storage Ideas for Homes with Cozy Floorplans
Image by Karolina Grabowska from Pixabay To keep clutter at bay, it is important to make sure everything has its own place and returns there after every use. In small homes, this could prove quite challenging, however, as there are only so many places to put things. Unless, that is, you alter your house to include additional storage...
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Posted on 05/02/2021
Real Estate Investing 101: Asset-Backed Security
Image by Gino Crescoli from Pixabay The common understanding of an asset-based debt is a loan meant to be repaid with interest, over time, and backed by a physical asset such as a building or a car. The asset serves as collateral that can be claimed by the lender in case of borrower default. An Asset-Based Security (ABS),...
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Posted on 04/25/2021
Is FSBO Right for You? 3 Things to Consider
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay If you’re considering selling your home by yourself, you will need to keep track of every detail of the process. Some details like price, time management and logistics are at the forefront of decision making, while other elements of the process are harder to remember. There are some important and often-overlooked things...
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Posted on 04/21/2021
60 Cutler Road, Greenwich, CT 06831 now has a new price of $1,790,000!
Set on a serene, private, level, 4+ acres lot in Back Country Greenwich, adjoining the Tamarack Country Club. This rambling ranch home features 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths. Its open floor plan combines the kitchen, dining room, and an inviting sunken living room where you can snuggle up by the fireplace. There is also a three season sun porch and two car attached garage that has been converted into a fitness room, so you can exercise in the privacy of your own home. There is more than enough space for everyone in this 2200+ sq ft home. The 2000+ unfinished basement can easily be finished for additional living space. Location offers tons of...
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Posted on 04/18/2021
Tips for Moving on a Rainy Day
Image by Matheus Bertelli from Pexels Often, you cannot choose the timing of your move. If the rainy season happens to be in full swing, moisture could become an added challenge to your relocation strategy. Even a drizzle could cause damage to your property but you can avoid issues if you are prepared. Below are tips on how...
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Posted on 04/11/2021
Choosing the Right Mortgage Type
Photo by Alexander Stein via PixabayWhen it comes to a mortgage, most of us think of the same standard product; the 15 or 30 year conventional mortgage offered by banks and lenders. This is not the only mortgage option you have, though. Depending on your personal history and circumstances you may qualify for an attractive mortgage with lower...
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Posted on 04/07/2021
Video Tour - 100 Claudia Drive, Stratford, CT 06614
Come visit this well-maintained, move-in-ready 3 or 4 bedroom Cape Cod Style home located in North Stratford. The first floor features an updated eat-in kitchen, an inviting living room with hardwood floor and bay front window, a dining room, a bedroom, and an updated full bath with tub/shower. The second floor features two bedrooms with plenty of storage space, tons of natural light, and hardwood flooring. The backyard is private and fully fenced-in. It includes a shed for extra storage and a large deck that is perfect for entertaining. There is also a full, dry, unfinished basement that can be finished for more living space. The basement...
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Posted on 04/07/2021
100 Claudia Drive, Stratford, CT 06614 is now new to the market!
Come visit this well-maintained, move-in-ready 3 or 4 bedroom Cape Cod Style home located in North Stratford. The first floor features an updated eat-in kitchen, an inviting living room with hardwood floor and bay front window, a dining room, a bedroom, and an updated full bath with tub/shower. The second floor features two bedrooms with plenty of storage space, tons of natural light, and hardwood flooring. The backyard is private and fully fenced-in. It includes a shed for extra storage and a large deck that is perfect for entertaining. There is also a full, dry, unfinished basement that can be finished for more living space. The basement...
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Posted on 04/04/2021
What to Expect During the Closing Process
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay The last step of any home sale is the closing. This is the time when the buyer and seller sign all the documents surrounding the sale, including the documents for the buyer’s mortgage. This is when money changes hands and, in most cases, the buyer gets the keys to the home. If...
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Posted on 03/28/2021
How to Improve the ROI of Each Home Upgrade
Image by Cristina Mantovani from Pixabay If you're getting ready to sell your home, you're likely looking for relatively affordable upgrades that will give your home the most pizzazz. Taking the time to spruce up your property is a smart idea, but it really pays to be strategic. Because while buyers should be able to recognize a home...
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Posted on 03/21/2021
How Do HOA Laws Work?
Photo by LinkedIn Sales Navigator from Pexels Homeowners Associations (HOAs) were originally created to give everyone a larger say in their community. The rules and regulations are there to provide structure, preserve property values, and increase a sense of unity within the neighborhood boundaries. But not all HOAs function in the same way, and some can lead homeowners...
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Posted on 03/14/2021
Increase the Probability of Selling Your Home Fast
Putting your home on the market is a life-changing decision and, for some people, it may involve conflicting feelings. Ideally, all members of your family should be on board with the decision to sell. If you, your spouse, or your kids are ambivalent or even against the idea of moving, it could send a negative message to prospective buyers,...
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