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Posted on 01/29/2023
Mortgage: Recasting your monthly payments
Recasting mortgage payments is a little-known gem when it...
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Posted on 01/28/2023
559 Nichols Avenue, Stratford, CT 06614 is now new to the market!
Centrally located close to everything that booming Stratford has to offer, sits this charming 1600 square foot well maintained 4 bedroom Colonial. The quaint covered front porch flows into a bright and open concept living room, dining room and a spacious gourmet kitchen with stainless appliances, classic white cabinetry and generous counter space perfect for hosting gatherings with family and friends. Stylish finishes including gleaming hardwood floors and wood trim moldings can be found throughout the home. New stairs lead to the second floor which houses 3 bedrooms and a full bathroom. Continue to the third level which features a...
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Posted on 01/22/2023
Second mortgages - Are they worth it?
A second mortgage grants homeowners the ability to...
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Posted on 01/15/2023
17 Freedom Way, Shelton, CT 06484 is now new to the market!
Gorgeous 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath 2932 sf. Colonial located in the beautiful maintenance free Heritage Pointe community in Huntington. This home features gleaming hardwood floors, gourmet kitchen with center island and classic white cabinetry, gas fireplace and audio system throughout the home. This "smart" home allows you to simply control the lighting, thermostats, security system, open and lock doors and so much more with ease (ask for more information). First floor master suite with walk in closet and full bath. Fully finished lower level with full bath and walk out can be set up as an in-law/multi-generational suite. The spacious layout...
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Posted on 01/15/2023
290 Summit Street, Bridgeport, CT 06606 is now new to the market!
Fantastic opportunity to live in a prime commuting location set in the sought after North End of Bridgeport. This spectacular 2 story newly refurbished Colonial features a welcoming open concept floor plan. The spacious first floor offers a living room, dining room, eat-in kitchen plus a light and bright sunroom. Conveniently, a mudroom, laundry room, and half bath complete the main level layout. The 2nd floor houses 3 sizable bedrooms with lighted closets and a spa like full bathroom with a luxurious jet tub. As this home has been fully renovated with legal permits issued from the city of Bridgeport, you can rest assured that high quality...
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Posted on 01/15/2023
Tornado Safety: How to Prepare
With wind speeds of over 300 miles per hour, a tornado can be devastating. Luckily, meteorologists can predict them accurately enough to give you time to get to safety. Before a tornado comes, however, it's important to be prepared. Here are some tips for being tornado-ready: Know Where to Go Under ground is the safest place to go...
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Posted on 01/08/2023
DIY Natural fertilizer for organic gardening
You don’t need to spend a fortune on boutique fertilizer for organic gardening. While there are plenty of store-bought options available, many of the best fertilizer ingredients are found right at home. Here is a quick guide to the best DIY fertilizer for your organic garden: Kitchen scraps Some of the best organic fertilizers are found right in...
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Posted on 01/01/2023
Homeowners insurance: How much can you save?
Budget-conscious homeowners know there are often ways to save on goods and services, but might wonder when it comes to homeowners insurance, “how much?” Insurance is complicated, and homeowners insurance cost is determined by many factors. Luckily, despite how complex it might seem, there are some ways you can save on your homeowners insurance. Here are some budget-friendly...
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Posted on 12/25/2022
3 Home remodeling ideas to make the most of your space
Home remodeling, also called home renovation, is one of the best ways to bring new life into an old house. Remodeling projects can replace outdated elements, boost aesthetics and increase functionality all at the same time. If you’re searching for new home renovation ideas to get the most out of your home or just hunting for a place...
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Posted on 12/18/2022
Ways to Make Your Backyard Safer
Your backyard offers the ideal place to spend time outside. However, if you're planning on getting plenty of use out of your backyard, you should make sure it doesn't have hazards that could be harmful to you and your household, including your pets. Here are a few ways you can make your backyard a safer place: Switch to...
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Posted on 12/11/2022
Outdoor decorations: Ideas you need to try
There is an overwhelming amount of excellent options for...
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Posted on 12/04/2022
Plumbing Repairs That Absolutely Need a Professional
It may be simple enough to unclog your toilet with a plunger or do other simple plumbing repairs. However, a plumber should handle more serious plumbing issues. Without prompt plumbing repairs, in some cases, your home could end up with major water damage. But when should you have professional plumbers make repairs? If you have any of the...
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