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10 Tips for Choosing the Right School for Your Child.
Posted on 09/16/2019
10 Tips for Choosing the Right School for Your Child.
The school has a significant role to play in the life of a child so, be careful when choosing. It is the most critical aspect of a person's life. All they become as an adult takes its roots in the schools they've attended. Therefore, finding the ideal school for your kids can make a massive difference in their...
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Packing Fragile Items For a Move
Posted on 09/09/2019
Packing Fragile Items For a Move
Moving from one home to another home is a task that is draining, time-consuming and hectic. When deciding to relocate, there are a lot of factors to consider before the actual move. Having to pack up your things in preparation for the move can take weeks and sometimes months. After going through the pain of packing and then...
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4 Awesome Benefits of Taking on Home Improvement Projects
Posted on 09/02/2019
4 Awesome Benefits of Taking on Home Improvement Projects
Home improvements are often considered arduous tasks. Of course, the thought of improving certain aspects of the home crosses the mind at some point in time. But, you may discard such ideas when considering the technicality associated with home improvements.The issue of time, funds, energy, workforce and a host of others crop up as soon as a home...
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How to Reduce Anxiety... Naturally
Posted on 08/26/2019
How to Reduce Anxiety... Naturally
Stress is a natural part of life. It is part of living in a busy world with deadlines, traffic, and other tension-inducing issues. And stress is right for you in many ways because it keeps you sharp and helps you deal with what life throws at you, but sometimes what you’re feeling isn’t stress, or at least not...
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Smart Moves for Seniors
Posted on 08/19/2019
Smart Moves for Seniors
Downsizing to a new home that requires lower upkeep ushers in the start of a new life of less responsibility, no job to report to, new friends to make, and working your way through that bucket list. But one thing holds true, if there are discounts to enjoy, a wise retiree on a fixed income should take advantage....
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How to Season Your Skillet
Posted on 08/12/2019
How to Season Your Skillet
If you cook in a cast iron skillet or use other cast iron cookware, you’ll know that periodically, they need what is called “seasoning.” But just what does that mean? The way that cast iron works, oil baked into the service prevents the iron from forming rust and keeps food from sticking too much. As long as the...
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Did You Price Your Residence Appropriately?
Posted on 08/05/2019
Did You Price Your Residence Appropriately?
If you add your house to the real estate market but fail to garner buyers' attention, now may be a good time to revamp your home pricing strategy. Otherwise, your home may remain on the housing market for many weeks or months before it finally sells. Generally, there are several factors you need to consider to determine if you...
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Which do you Prefer? Wood Flooring or Tile?
Posted on 07/29/2019
Which do you Prefer? Wood Flooring or Tile?
This is the age-old interior design question that keeps coming back. Moreover, the answer will never be to simply declare one superior to the other. The question needs to be dissected from several angles; where is the house situated, how long do you intend the flooring to last? How much are you ready to spend on maintenance of...
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Get to Know the Neighbors
Posted on 07/22/2019
Get to Know the Neighbors
One of the most significant adjustments of your move to a new home will be getting to know your new community. You may have lived in your previous house for some time and have had a good relationship with your neighbors. From acquaintances to friends getting to know new people is not only a part of being a...
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8 Vital Questions You Must Ask Your Property Builder
Posted on 07/15/2019
8 Vital Questions You Must Ask Your Property Builder
The success of any building project depends on the builder. Therefore, it is critical you ask the right questions before choosing your property builder. An ideal property builder will carry you along on every stage of the project, use quality suppliers, and employ experienced tradespeople. When you make a wrong choice, you end up frustrated with lengthy delays,...
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Another Property Sold - 10 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT 06371
Posted on 07/12/2019
Another Property Sold - 10 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT 06371
Wonderful opportunity to invest in an immaculate commercial property in the heart of Old Lyme village with good revenue stream. All 6 units have been remodeled and are occupied by tenants. Recent updates to the property include: new automatic, propane fueled generator; new hot water heater; new sidewalk; new water treatment system; all new plumbing to radiators. Keep this property all commercial or convert some space to living quarters for an easy commute. Great...
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Another Property Sold - 10 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT 06371
Posted on 07/12/2019
Another Property Sold - 10 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT 06371
Looking for a project that fuels your creativity? Old Lyme Village Shops might just be it. Centrally located in the Heart of Old Lyme, this 4,013 square foot building has great one floor living space. In immaculate condition and with central air, your imagination is your only excuse! Recent updates include a new automatic, propane fueled generator; new plumbing; new sidewalk; new hot water heater; and new water treatment system. A large backyard enhances your privacy. Living space and commercial use could be combined as building can be used for multi-use. Unleash your...
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