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Posted on 10/17/2021
3 Easy-Care Fragrant Houseplants to Bring Home
House plants have a plethora of uses. From decorating our homes with their effervescent aesthetic to functional air purifiers. If you’re in the market for a fragrant houseplant, keep an eye out for these easy-to-grow varieties. Scented Geraniums Geraniums have long been a staple houseplant. They’re easy to grow, and they offer pretty blooms to passersby. But if...
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Posted on 10/10/2021
Protect Your Windows During a Hurricane
Photo by Jametlene Reskp on Unsplash While the hurricane season may still be a couple of seasons away, now is a great time to start thinking about how best to protect your home in the event of a hurricane, tornado, or similar high wind storm situation. During high wind situations, windows can easily become broken as a result...
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Posted on 10/06/2021
Another Property Sold - 199 Gregory Boulevard #i-5, Norwalk, CT 06855
Enjoy the lifestyle of living in a waterfront community. Nothing to do but move-in to this recently and tastefully updated 3 BR, 2.5 Bath townhouse style condo in sought after Dorlon Terrace, located in the East Norwalk beach area on the Gregory Point peninsula. Open floor plan 1st floor offers beautiful Kitchen w/stainless appliances, granite counter tops w/wine fridge - opens to Living Room (under stair built-in)/Dining room with sliders to private patio & half bath w/laundry complete the 1st floor. 2nd floor offers spacious Master BR w/full bath & sliders to relaxing private balcony w/glimpses of LI Sound. 2nd bedroom w/walk-in...
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Posted on 10/03/2021
Understanding Funding Options for Land Purchases
Image by Peggy und Marco Lachmann-Anke from Pixabay You’ve decided it’s time to build the dream house you’ve always wanted. An exciting time! Prior to hiring builders to construct your home, it’s critical to understand the financials involved before you start the planning process. Securing funding for land is different than obtaining a traditional home mortgage. For starters,...
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Posted on 09/29/2021
Another Property Sold - 105 Clearview Lane, New Canaan, CT 06840
Stunning well maintained Colonial at end of cul-de-sac with gorgeous pool setting and open floor plan awaits proud new owners. Elegant front to back two-story foyer opens to all major rooms offering a great flow for entertaining both indoors and outside. Five fireplaces, custom details and built-ins by master craftsman are evident through out. Recent improvements include new washer/dryer, new pool heater, newly paved driveway. French Doors with transom windows open to lovely terrace and picturesque private pool/spa area surrounded by gardens and specimen...
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Posted on 09/26/2021
Tips to Build an Outdoor Kitchen Over Several Seasons
Photo by Allison Gillett via Pixabay You can create a stunning outdoor kitchen using basic components and pulling things together over time. Entertaining outdoors has become so popular that supplies and materials for cooking are easy to come by in a variety of price points. Follow the steps below to make the most of the process. Foolproof Steps...
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Posted on 09/19/2021
Home Improvements That Improve Your Home's ROI
Photo by Blue Bird from Pexels If you own a home, chances are you’ll make improvements at some point. Whether you’re looking to increase your property value or make your space better suited for your needs, there are many reasons you should follow through with these updates. However, knowing where to start can be challenging. What renovation has...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
No Renovating Needed: Easy Ways to Divide Up a Room
Sometimes decorating a large room is difficult. With so much space, knowing how and where to arrange furniture and accessories can seem daunting. One thing that can make the process easier is dividing the space in half or into smaller pieces. Rather than call your contractor about building a new wall, we’ve gathered some easy and inexpensive ways...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
Ideas for Outdoor Living Spaces
No matter what your local climate is like, you don’t have to stay cooped up in your home throughout the year. If you spend little time in your yard, adding an outdoor living space is a great way to encourage you to get outside more. Outdoor living spaces provide a way for you to enjoy fresh air while...
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Posted on 08/31/2021
Video Tour - 110 Sleepy Hollow Road, New Canaan, CT 06840
A covered porch welcomes guests to this 5 bedroom Colonial with 4 1/2 baths including a luxurious master suite. The stately home is sited on level scenic property with rustic outdoor trails for nature lovers. A spacious living room w/fireplace opens to large covered porch and formal dining room. A sun filled breakfast room also doubles as a relaxing spot to view the picturesque rear yard and lovely sunsets. The kitchen with large island is adjacent to spacious family room with vaulted ceiling, stone fireplace, butler's pantry with wet bar plus a wine refrigerator. There is also a private library/office with built-ins and wet bar on the...
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Posted on 08/31/2021
110 Sleepy Hollow Road, New Canaan, CT 06840 is now new to the market!
A covered porch welcomes guests to this 5 bedroom Colonial with 4 1/2 baths including a luxurious master suite. The stately home is sited on level scenic property with rustic outdoor trails for nature lovers. A spacious living room w/fireplace opens to large covered porch and formal dining room. A sun filled breakfast room also doubles as a relaxing spot to view the picturesque rear yard and lovely sunsets. The kitchen with large island is adjacent to spacious family room with vaulted ceiling, stone fireplace, butler's pantry with wet bar plus a wine refrigerator. There is also a private library/office with built-ins and wet bar on the...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
Backyard Favorites to Beautify Your Garden
Photo by Helga_SM via Shutterstock When you begin to revamp your yard or garden, there comes a time to decide what exactly you’ll be growing. You’ll want plants that are hearty, beautiful and fragrant to grace your yard. Choose Hearty First, you can begin by planting ground-cover roses. These bountiful, low-growing rose varieties can provide plenty of flowers...
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