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Posted on 01/18/2021
How to Design an Indoor Pool
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels When you have an indoor pool, you don’t have to wait for the weather to cooperate in order to go swimming. Indoor pools offer a convenient way to swim for exercise or relaxation whenever you want. These pools can also add even more luxury to your home with the right features and design....
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Posted on 01/14/2021
Video Tour - 26 Brush Hill Road, Clinton, CT 06413
Wonderful opportunity to find a private, spacious home close to Clinton center. This fabulous home has a flexible floor plan for living and/or working as multiple rooms can be used for a variety of different purposes, including office, gym, storage space, hobby space or additional living quarters. There is also a large detached garage that can fit multiple cars as well as hobby or woodworking space, with additional upstairs storage. A small shed, is perfect for those garden tools or miscellaneous items. With central air and multiple ceiling fans, this home stays comfortable in the winter and summer weather, while a gorgeous, floor to...
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Posted on 01/14/2021
26 Brush Hill Road, Clinton, CT 06413 is now new to the market!
Wonderful opportunity to find a private, spacious home close to Clinton center. This fabulous home has a flexible floor plan for living and/or working as multiple rooms can be used for a variety of different purposes, including office, gym, storage space, hobby space or additional living quarters. There is also a large detached garage that can fit multiple cars as well as hobby or woodworking space, with additional upstairs storage. A small shed, is perfect for those garden tools or miscellaneous items. With central air and multiple ceiling fans, this home stays comfortable in the winter and summer weather, while a gorgeous, floor to...
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Posted on 01/11/2021
Refresh Your Old Fireplace
Photo by kelsey roenau on Unsplash As the focal point of your living space, your fireplace needs to look its best or it could bring down the rest of your décor. But how can you restore the look and feel of that key design element without breaking the bank? There are actually many different ways to rekindle your...
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Posted on 01/04/2021
Enjoy a Seamless House Buying Journey
Enjoying a seamless home buying journey may seem virtually impossible, particularly for a first-time property buyer. Fortunately, there are lots of things you can do to boost the likelihood of quickly and easily finding your dream house, such as: 1. Hone Your Home Search Consider where you want to reside and the features you want to find in your...
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Posted on 12/28/2020
How to Find a Great Local Veterinarian
Photo by David Mark via PixabayPicking the right veterinarian for your pets matters. It will put you at ease every time they need a healing touch. Whether you're new in town, or your pet has a specific issue you'd like carefully tended, here's how to find a vet who will offer you a high standard of care. Finding...
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Posted on 12/21/2020
How Much Does it Cost to Own a Home?
Image by Have a Nice Day Photo from Shutterstock The home you've been searching for is on the market, and now you’re ready to buy it. But can you afford it? How do you know? The internet is filled with mortgage calculators to help you determine what your mortgage payment will be. You simply plug in the numbers...
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Posted on 12/20/2020
Another Property Sold - 10 Hunters Trail, Essex, CT 06426
Charming classic cape located on a cul-de-sac just a short drive from Essex Village. The home has great curb appeal with a circular drive, large shade trees. and new landscaping. The floor plan includes a front to back living room with fireplace and plenty of light, large formal dining room, updated kitchen with stainless and granite, and a spacious family room with a 2nd fireplace. Interior rooms have been freshly painted and the exterior of the home is vinyl sided. The oversized 2 car garage is attached to the home and there is a large deck and a level & private back yard. Recent updates include renovated bathrooms, a new kitchen...
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Posted on 12/14/2020
How Many Open House Events Should You Check Out?
Attending open houses is common for property buyers in cities and towns nationwide. However, there is no set number of open houses that a homebuyer will need to attend to discover his or her dream residence. In some instances, a buyer may find the ideal home after attending his or her first open house. Or, a buyer may attend...
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Posted on 12/07/2020
How to Freshen Your Home
Have you ever walked into a room and wondered, "What is that smell?” Perhaps it's the kitchen trash, or maybe a clogged drain or the moldy-smelling washing machine. No matter what might be giving off that foul odor, there are tricks that you can use to bring a halt to it. Here are simple tricks to seek and...
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Posted on 11/30/2020
Are You Ready to Buy a House?
Photo by Fizkes via Shutterstock Few things are more exciting than buying a house and making it your home. Knowing when it’s the right time to buy derives from your personal circumstances, but some external elements and market realities affect when it’s right to buy too. Here are some of the things that can affect your decision to...
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Posted on 11/23/2020
Key Issues to Address Before You Buy a House
If you intend to purchase a house soon, it helps to prepare for the home buying journey. In fact, if you identify potential issues before you start your quest to find your dream home, you could avoid them during your property search. Now, let's take a look at three common issues that plague homebuyers, along with tips to address...
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