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Should You Set Up a Second Home Showing?
Posted on 04/05/2020
Should You Set Up a Second Home Showing?
A home showing is a valuable opportunity for a buyer, as it enables him or her to walk through a residence and find out what a house is all about. At the same time, a single home showing may be insufficient. Ultimately, there are many reasons why you may want to schedule a follow-up house showing, and these include:...
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Advice for New Homebuyers
Posted on 03/29/2020
Advice for New Homebuyers
Photo by LDprod via Shutterstock Buying a house is more than the number of rooms and how it is staged. It’s a set of complex systems in a specific location. And while it’s not all about location, that’s a perfect place to start your list. Where to Buy Areas and neighborhoods trend for a variety of reasons. If...
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Another Property Sold - 1268 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT 06840
Posted on 03/28/2020
Another Property Sold - 1268 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT 06840
Set back on coveted Oenoke Ridge, this masterfully designed estate blends modern day luxury with functional daily living. The undulating stone wall is a welcoming entrance to this classic Connecticut colonial. Recently painted inside & out w/ a new cedar shingle roof, powder room, stained/refinished hardwood floors & stylish light fixtures adding to the finishing touches of this special home. White Imperial Danby marble counters in the light-filled kitchen open to an inviting family room with stone fireplace & custom cabinetry. Adjacent to the kitchen is a full service butler's pantry & main level wine cellar. There are 5 generous bedrooms...
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Video Tour  - 19R Weeds Landing, Darien, CT 06820
Posted on 03/23/2020
Video Tour - 19R Weeds Landing, Darien, CT 06820
Furnished 3 to 6 months . Amazing getaway with heated pool and spa, offering the most amazing views from this magical elevated property. Soaring ceilings & open floor plan welcome family and friends where they will immediately engage with the calming and peaceful setting only water can provide. Choose from one of two luxurious master suites either on the first or second floor overlooking the water. Two additional bedrooms, one w/French Doors to balcony, plus 2 baths along with an office/exercise room complete the second floor. Some of the many amenities include custom gourmet kitchen, built-in outdoor grill/cooking center, access to dock,...
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19R Weeds Landing, Darien, CT 06820 is now new to the market!
Posted on 03/23/2020
19R Weeds Landing, Darien, CT 06820 is now new to the market!
Furnished 3 to 6 months . Amazing getaway with heated pool and spa, offering the most amazing views from this magical elevated property. Soaring ceilings & open floor plan welcome family and friends where they will immediately engage with the calming and peaceful setting only water can provide. Choose from one of two luxurious master suites either on the first or second floor overlooking the water. Two additional bedrooms, one w/French Doors to balcony, plus 2 baths along with an office/exercise room complete the second floor. Some of the many amenities include custom gourmet kitchen, built-in outdoor grill/cooking center, access to dock,...
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Factors that Could Break a Home Buying Deal
Posted on 03/22/2020
Factors that Could Break a Home Buying Deal
Photo by Edar via Pixabay Before you sign on the bottom line, know which items are negotiable and which negate the deal entirely. Clearly defining these in advance can save you significant headaches when the buying bug takes over. Your agent will remind you of your non-negotiables and keep you on the right track. Here are some big-ticket...
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Another Property Rented - 704 Valley Road, New Canaan, CT 06840
Posted on 03/21/2020
Another Property Rented - 704 Valley Road, New Canaan, CT 06840
Welcome Home! Five bedroom classic colonial in superb condition awaits! This home exudes comfort and an absolute move-in quality like no other. From the generous-sized living room with striking fireplace, tastefully renovated chef's kitchen, breakfast nook, refinished/new hardwood floors, beautiful bathrooms to the spacious family room with built-ins, this home has it all. Drenched in sunlight with a sought after open flow floor plan. Entertain on the private stone patio and enjoy the tranquil backyard. All within 5 minutes to the center of New...
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Another Property Rented - 39 Selleck Place, New Canaan, CT 06840
Posted on 03/18/2020
Another Property Rented - 39 Selleck Place, New Canaan, CT 06840
Chic totally renovated ranch style home with 2,385 sq ft of living space features two bedrooms and two baths on the first floor and additional third bedroom and bath on walk-out lower level with family room and playroom. Open floor plan on first floor with living room, dining area and new stainless kitchen with gas range, extra oven, microwave, refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher and quartz counter tops. Special bonus is your own private pool. Located at the end of a charming cul-de-sac close to town, train, restaurants and shops. Very Special! ...
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Video Tour  - 713 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, CT 06840
Posted on 03/18/2020
Video Tour - 713 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, CT 06840
Character and scenic storybook setting are hallmarks of this totally renovated charming Colonial located on bucolic private property. Featuring a spacious living room w/fireplace, private library w/fireplace perfect for home office, gourmet kitchen, formal dining room, family room with beams and exposed brick fireplace leading to sunroom opening to terrace. The second floor features a separate master suite with marble bath and walk in closet and three additional bedrooms and full bath. There is a finished playroom on the lower level and also separate storage space if wine cellar is desired. Start building memories in this truly special home....
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713 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, CT 06840 is now new to the market!
Posted on 03/18/2020
713 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, CT 06840 is now new to the market!
Character and scenic storybook setting are hallmarks of this totally renovated charming Colonial located on bucolic private property. Featuring a spacious living room w/fireplace, private library w/fireplace perfect for home office, gourmet kitchen, formal dining room, family room with beams and exposed brick fireplace leading to sunroom opening to terrace. The second floor features a separate master suite with marble bath and walk in closet and three additional bedrooms and full bath. There is a finished playroom on the lower level and also separate storage space if wine cellar is desired. Start building memories in this truly special home....
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Short-Term Rentals: Things to Consider
Posted on 03/15/2020
Short-Term Rentals: Things to Consider
Photo by Arek Socha via Pixabay In a bid to afford homes in high-value areas, many homeowners turn to income from short-term rentals to cover a high mortgage payment. You can benefit from this option with some caveats: Location really matters. A lot. You might advertise your home as near the coast when it’s really 20 miles inland...
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Video Tour  - 39 Selleck Place, New Canaan, CT 06840
Posted on 03/10/2020
Video Tour - 39 Selleck Place, New Canaan, CT 06840
Chic totally renovated ranch style home with 2,385 sq ft of living space features two bedrooms and two baths on the first floor and additional third bedroom and bath on walk-out lower level with family room and playroom. Open floor plan on first floor with living room, dining area and new stainless kitchen with gas range, extra oven, microwave, refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher and quartz counter tops. Special bonus is your own private pool. Located at the end of a charming cul-de-sac close to town, train, restaurants and shops. Very Special! ...
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