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Some Tips for Energy Efficient Landscaping
Posted on 07/14/2019
Some Tips for Energy Efficient Landscaping
Everyone talks about saving the planet these days, and it's good to do your part, but it's even better when your earth-friendly landscaping can keep that other all-important green safely in the bank. Here are some useful tips that manage to be both kinds of "green living," keeping your wallet fat and your yard gorgeous. Bushes, Trees, and...
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479 Beaumont Highway, Lebanon, CT 06249 is now new to the market!
Posted on 07/14/2019
479 Beaumont Highway, Lebanon, CT 06249 is now new to the market!
It's easy living in this well maintained Ranch in desirable Lebanon! Recently sanded original hardwood floors throughout! Beautiful, open lot with shed! Home boasts 3 bedrooms with sizable living room & charming kitchen! Two separate driveways! Previous owner removed garage under home but can easily be worked back in. Workshop area in basement with plenty of room for storage, pool table, etc. LOW...
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43 Crouch Road, Hebron, CT 06231 now has a new price of $350,000!
Posted on 07/12/2019
43 Crouch Road, Hebron, CT 06231 now has a new price of $350,000!
Lose yourself in relaxation surrounded by the serene setting located on 8.18 acres in this beautifully landscaped Contemporary home. With just over 8 acres of land, you’ll find 3 acres w/ electrical fencing of cleared pastures for your horses -animals giving them room to roam. As you come up your driveway, or look out the front of your home, you will see a well thought out landscaped pond w/water fountain, definitely an eye catcher on this property! This home boasts many upgrades, furnace and 50 gal hot water heater 3 yrs old, 40 yr architectural shingles, brand new oil tank as of April 2019, upgraded electrical panel to 200 amps, and...
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24 Old Colchester Road, Lebanon, CT 06249 now has a new price of $515,900!
Posted on 07/12/2019
24 Old Colchester Road, Lebanon, CT 06249 now has a new price of $515,900!
NEW OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE ADDITIONAL ACREAGE WITH SALE! Located only 25mi East of Hartford and less than 30mi West of the Casinos this amazing 5 acre countryside estate is ideal for multi-generational living. Enter the main floor through a custom air-lock to the foyer with a sunken garden and a large open living space. The oversized main floor kitchen boasts a 10 burner gas stove-top perfect for gourmet meals. The main floor has 2 bedrooms including a huge Master with en suite and a sunken hot tub for winding down. A giant two-level deck spans the back of the home where you can take in the views of Lake Williams. The second floor of...
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47 Crane Road, Ellington, CT 06029 now has a new price of $249,900!
Posted on 07/09/2019
47 Crane Road, Ellington, CT 06029 now has a new price of $249,900!
Beautiful home in a wonderful location. Private setting. Fully fenced in level backyard with brand new vinyl privacy fencing. Ideal for entertaining. Recent upgrades include roof, new furnace, new oil tank, all new windows, new appliances, new carpeting in bedrooms, new floors in bathrooms. Fully Dormered Cape. 4 bedrooms, Hardwood floors, fireplace, 2 car over-sized garage with automatic openers on both sides. French Sliders in Breezeway. This home will not last! Brand new septic to be installed prior to...
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238 Mack Road, Lebanon, CT 06249 is now new to the market!
Posted on 07/09/2019
238 Mack Road, Lebanon, CT 06249 is now new to the market!
Gorgeous Custom Country Home on Private Level 4.78 Acres! Covered Wrap Around Front Porch! 5 Car Garages! Heated! Beautiful Solid Oak Floors! Jacuzzi! Large Deck Overlooking Private Back Yard! Open Floor Plan! 2 Stairways! Central Air! Stone Fireplace! 1st Floor Master Suite! Detached Wood Burning Stove! Heated 2 Car Detached with Lift and 2nd Floor! A Must...
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Some Things You Need to Do to Your Home Before Selling
Posted on 07/07/2019
Some Things You Need to Do to Your Home Before Selling
Here are five things you need to put in check before putting your house out for sale: Curb appeal and Entrance The saying "don't judge a book by its cover" does not apply to real estate. Both the front and back of the home should be eye-catching. Making sure to mow the lawn, plant flowers, ensure paint is...
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2223 Cromwell Hills Dr #2223, Cromwell, CT 06416 now has a new price of $85,500!
Posted on 07/03/2019
2223 Cromwell Hills Dr #2223, Cromwell, CT 06416 now has a new price of $85,500!
strategically located end unit; two bedroom, two bath brick condominium. Easy access to Hartford and Middleton, located right off route 9. The building and unit are handicapped accessible (ramp and elevator). Same floor laundry room available as well as dedicated storage unit. Existing pool and tennis courts offer recreational opportunities. Abundant shopping is within walking distance. Dedicated parking located near main entrance to the building. The condominium offers an open floor plan consisting of spacious living room with adjacent outdoor deck, dinning area and kitchen. A generous walk in closet is part of the master bedroom...
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Another Property Sold - 6 Prospect Street, Coventry, CT 06238
Posted on 07/03/2019
Another Property Sold - 6 Prospect Street, Coventry, CT 06238
***Investors take note*** 1800 sq ft, 3 bed, 2 bath, .61 acre in Coventry Village. Some upgrades completed. Public water & sewer, new 200 amp electric service, new roof 2015, new windows and insulation on lower level. Second floor has been gutted to the studs and ready for rehab. Asking price reflects work needed to complete. Property being sold 'as is'. All offers...
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Another Property Sold - 76 Mountainview Road, East Hampton, CT 06424
Posted on 07/03/2019
Another Property Sold - 76 Mountainview Road, East Hampton, CT 06424
Remarkably maintained, less than two year old Mobile Home located near desirable Lake Pocotopaug!! Enjoy the peace & quiet on this lovely cul-de-sac! Low maintenance living at its finest in this two bedroom home with lake/beach access! Adorably landscaped gardens and cleared lawn for entertaining truly make this one a gem! Much of the furniture may convey with the sale. Check this one out today before it's too...
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343 Norwich Avenue, Colchester, CT 06415 is now new to the market!
Posted on 07/01/2019
343 Norwich Avenue, Colchester, CT 06415 is now new to the market!
Beautiful 4 Bedroom Cape with Garage! Four Season Sun Room with Cathedral Ceilings! Oak Floors! 2 Bedrooms on 1st Floor! Family Room in Finished Lower Level! Remodeled Bath! New Furnace! Stainless Steel Appliances! Shed! Beautiful Stone Walls! Patio! Beautiful Level Back Yard. A Must...
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Qualifying for a Mortgage While Self Employed
Posted on 06/30/2019
Qualifying for a Mortgage While Self Employed
While working from home and making your own schedule, either freelance or as a contract worker, allows for a particular type of freedom and control of schedules, a dress codes, income limitations, and your life, when it comes to qualifying for a mortgage, your 1099-MISC status comes with some drawbacks. The so-called “gig-economy” places workers squarely in the...
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