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Posted on 05/24/2020
How Much Money Do You Need to Buy a Home?
The amount of money you will need to ensure you can purchase a house varies based on a number of factors. For example, if you want to purchase a house in a big city, you may need to save more money than you likely would require to buy a residence in a small town. Meanwhile, your decision to choose...
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Posted on 05/20/2020
1 Front Street #109, New Haven, CT 06513 now has a new price of $198,500!
A MUST see! A very cool, very spacious 2 bedroom, 2 bath condominium with direct waterviews of the Quinnipiac River! In its former years, this brick complex was a bottling factory. Hence, you have double height ceiling on the main level, tall windows and exposed brick and beams. When you first walk in you're impressed by the natural light, bay window and open kitchen in this 2 story townhouse. The bay window looks out to the open courtyard that is spectacular in the spring with wisteria growing on exterior exposed beams. On the east side of the unit is an expansive living room and just to take in the views of the water and historic Grand...
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Posted on 05/19/2020
116 Crown Street #3a, New Haven, CT 06510 is now new to the market!
Beautiful, stylish, impeccable, light-filled, is this 2 bedroom loft in a unique historic building located in downtown New Haven. Inside, the loft opens to the kitchen, living and dining spaces to floor-to-ceiling bay windows that overlook the city street-scape on Crown. Gather friends around the kitchen with granite countertop island that has a built in stainless steel oven/range, and full powered GE profile hood. Additionally it has a microwave and wine chiller. Handsome in its finishes with Brazilian cherry hardwood floors, built-in bookcases, recessing lighting, and exposed brick all amp up the style factor. Down the hall are a master...
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Posted on 05/19/2020
1 Front Street #109, New Haven, CT 06513 is now new to the market!
A MUST see! A very cool, very spacious 2 bedroom, 2 bath condominium with direct waterviews of the Quinnipiac River! In its former years, this brick complex was a bottling factory. Hence, you have double height ceiling on the main level, tall windows and exposed brick and beams. When you first walk in you're impressed by the natural light, bay window and open kitchen in this 2 story townhouse. The bay window looks out to the open courtyard that is spectacular in the spring with wisteria growing on exterior exposed beams. On the east side of the unit is an expansive living room and just to take in the views of the water and historic Grand...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
Do You Need to Craft a Relocation Budget?
A relocation budget is a must-have for those who recently bought or sold a house. If you have a relocation budget at your disposal, you should have no trouble getting ready for moving day. Ultimately, there are several factors that you need to consider to craft an effective relocation budget. These factors include: 1. Packing Supplies Moving boxes, packing...
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Posted on 05/12/2020
61 Downing Street, New Haven, CT 06513 is now new to the market!
Enjoy many original details in this dutch colonial c.1890 At chatham square! Beautiful french doors lead to a double parlor w bay windows. Large great rm has updated kitchen. 4 Bds w window seats + exquisite wood floor inlays. Unique garage/arbor. In the Yale Homebuyers program Master bedroom has 3-season enclosed porch - could be used as an office. Front entry has open porch. Large paneled foyer. Newer Furnace and fenced in back yard. Oversized windows and finished 3rd fllor that can be the master bedroom or office space/ playroom. Over 2200 square ft of living...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
Safety First: How to Create and Maintain Deck Railing
Photo by kalcommodore via Pixabay Beautiful railings, including the railing that surrounds your deck, plays a major role in your home's curb appeal. Even when it's not visible from the street, a strong, sturdy deck and the railing that surrounds it can still raise your home's resale value. That's extra living space, after all. Even if it is...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
Tips for Replacing the Mechanism in Your Toilet Tank
Photo by House Method on Unsplash Some home maintenance projects definitely require a professional. But given just how fast homeownership costs can add up, it's nice to know that other home projects are DIY for the average person. Replacing your toilet fill valve and the flapper is one such project. The toilet is one of the few items...
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Posted on 04/26/2020
Property Investing: How to Find Capital in Your First Property
Photo by Jonathan Rolande via Pixabay Dipping your toes in the real estate investing waters can feel intimidating--especially when it comes to making a large up-front investment. Although there are ways to get started in real estate with lower up-front costs (low- or no-down payment VA and FHA loans, for instance), it's smart to have some savings to...
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Posted on 04/19/2020
How to Use Colors without Overwhelming Your Home
Photo by Ferenc Keresi via Pixabay Color can – and should – be used to decorate your home, but for most of us, too much bright color is more obnoxious than invigorating. Those screaming bright yellow walls may look amazing in the magazine spread, but you may not be prepared to live with that much color in your...
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Posted on 04/12/2020
Five Fundamental Reasons Tenants Should Have Renters' Insurance
Image by edar from Pixabay There are many reasons people choose to rent. There are fewer responsibilities, it doesn't take saving up a large down payment, maintenance is likely taken care of and there are no real estate taxes and no homeowners' insurance to pay. That doesn't mean, however, you shouldn't carry insurance. If you rent a home,...
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Posted on 04/05/2020
How to Avoid a Property Selling Dilemma
A home seller may face a variety of dilemmas as he or she tries to get the best price for a residence. However, a seller who prepares for potential problems may be better equipped than others to enjoy a fast, profitable property selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you get ready for potential...
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