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Posted on 09/27/2020
3 Benefits of Buying a Home
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Buying a home can be one of the best decisions you’ll ever make. However, deciding if you should rent or buy your next home can be a very difficult decision. But once you understand the benefits of owning a home, you can have confidence as you move through the home-buying process. You...
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Posted on 09/25/2020
5 Edgerton Street, Darien, CT 06820 now has a new price of $1,345,000!
Totally renovated classic home with professionally landscaped level fenced yard and garages for 3 cars, Gourmet kitchen with quartzite counters, white cabinetry and heated limestone floor opens to sun filled breakfast room, family room plus welcoming rear yard and over sized terrace with fire pit perfect for outdoor entertaining. The formal living with fireplace is adjacent to dining room . There is a spacious master bedroom suite with luxurious marble bath, three additional bedrooms with marble hall bath and a finished third floor perfect for office, studio or play. Recent improvements include new windows in master bedroom, new air...
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Posted on 09/20/2020
Real Estate Lawyer - Do You Need One?
Photo by Mateus Campos Felipe on Unsplash Buying a piece of real estate is a serious legal and financial decision. Sometimes, having a real estate attorney help you through the process is helpful. In fact, in some states, it is required by law to have one assist with the process. If you don’t live in a state where...
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Posted on 09/13/2020
Advantages of Natural Ventilation Systems
Image by Rvector from Shutterstock What is natural ventilation? It's utilizing wind with the "chimney effect" to draw warm air out of the home and replacing it with cooler air from outside. As the wind blows against your home, it forces air into open windows on one side of the house while a vacuum effect draws the air...
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Posted on 09/10/2020
Video Tour - 211 Laurel Road, New Canaan, CT 06840
Year round, Weekend, Vacation or Summer retreat the choice is yours in this picture perfect Country Cape on private property with heated pool, cabana, terrace, balcony and scenic aerated pond. Filled with character including formal and informal living areas providing so many opportunities for family living and entertaining. Large welcoming foyer leads to formal living or banquet sized dining room and a sun filled solarium offers a peaceful retreat to enjoy the ever changing landscape, gardens and heated pool. There is also a spacious library with an enormous picture window, family room with stone fireplace and step saving kitchen with...
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Posted on 09/10/2020
Video Tour - 58 Lakeview Avenue #11, New Canaan, CT 06840
Sleek and Stylish townhouse renovated in 2020 with the most current materials including porcelain, marble fixtures in the new kitchen and all bathrooms. Painted from top to bottom and gleaming hardwood floors throughout including the first-floor master suite with a luxurious master bath and walk-in closet, two spacious bedrooms on the second floor with a newly designed hall bath. Striking formal dining room with vaulted ceiling opens to the living room with a fireplace and there is a family room with a fireplace and sliders to a new terrace, vegetable garden with raised beds, and spacious outdoor space. Just a short stroll to town and...
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Posted on 09/10/2020
211 Laurel Road, New Canaan, CT 06840 is now new to the market!
Year round, Weekend, Vacation or Summer retreat the choice is yours in this picture perfect Country Cape on private property with heated pool, cabana, terrace, balcony and scenic aerated pond. Filled with character including formal and informal living areas providing so many opportunities for family living and entertaining. Large welcoming foyer leads to formal living or banquet sized dining room and a sun filled solarium offers a peaceful retreat to enjoy the ever changing landscape, gardens and heated pool. There is also a spacious library with an enormous picture window, family room with stone fireplace and step saving kitchen with...
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Posted on 09/10/2020
58 Lakeview Avenue #11, New Canaan, CT 06840 is now new to the market!
Sleek and Stylish townhouse renovated in 2020 with the most current materials including porcelain, marble fixtures in the new kitchen and all bathrooms. Painted from top to bottom and gleaming hardwood floors throughout including the first-floor master suite with a luxurious master bath and walk-in closet, two spacious bedrooms on the second floor with a newly designed hall bath. Striking formal dining room with vaulted ceiling opens to the living room with a fireplace and there is a family room with a fireplace and sliders to a new terrace, vegetable garden with raised beds, and spacious outdoor space. Just a short stroll to town and...
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Posted on 09/06/2020
Relocation: Homeowner Costs to Consider
Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay There are many parts and pieces that go into relocation. Finding the perfect home is, of course, an important step in the process. But once you have found a residence in your new city or town, it is crucial to consider other home-ownership factors that will affect your monthly and annual expenses....
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Posted on 09/01/2020
Another Property Sold - 154 Lambert Road, New Canaan, CT 06840
Year round, Summer or Weekend! Sophisticated 5,100 square foot custom built home with large welcoming foyer and open floor plan offers beautiful views of the heated pool, terrace and private property on scenic Lambert Road. Entertain in style with an oversized living room/great room, amazing designer gourmet kitchen with an island and eating area plus a formal dining room. All four bedrooms have luxurious newly renovated en suite baths with heated floors. The entire lower level opens to the outdoors to take full advantage of the professionally landscaped property with flowering trees, shrubs and perennials. Located close to town, train,...
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Posted on 08/31/2020
Another Property Rented - 21 Oak Street, New Canaan, CT 06840
Stunning Turn key 4BR 5 1/2 Bath Colonial style with elevator offers an open flexible floor plan for family living/entertaining and is located right in the heart of town in a charming neighborhood. Architectural and custom details include 9' and coffered ceilings plus a home office on the first floor. All four bedrooms have luxurious en-suite baths and there is an additional full bath off family room. Other features include hi-tech kitchen with Wolf range, Subzero refrigerator, Miele dishwasher and pot filler. This professionally landscaped award winning home is a real treasure with covered wraparound porch and separate terrace or garden....
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Posted on 08/30/2020
Renovations with a Large Budget
Image by Alex Qian from Pexels Even higher-end homes need renovation after so many years. Fashions go out of style and things get worn out. If money is not an object and the sky is the limit, you can do beautiful things with a remodel. However, if you are remodeling because you are ready to sell your home,...
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