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Decluttering Before A Big Move
Posted on 09/08/2019
Decluttering Before A Big Move
Moving is exhausting - physically, emotionally, and mentally - and everyone who has gone through a move has experienced the three phases of moving out and cleaning. Three Phases of Moving First, you feel as if the mountain of moving and packing is unconquerable, but you move past it anyway and begin. Here, you want to give up...
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Extending the Life of Your Vacuum Cleaner
Posted on 09/01/2019
Extending the Life of Your Vacuum Cleaner
Many homeowners spend so much time trying to preserve the life of their furniture, carpet, and flooring with careful and regular cleaning that they often forget to maintain the vacuum cleaner. So how can you care for your vacuum cleaner? With a bit of maintenance, it is easy for you to enjoy your vacuum cleaner for many years....
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Don't Fall Victim to Garage Envy
Posted on 08/25/2019
Don't Fall Victim to Garage Envy
The garage can be a haven for your vehicle or a total dumping ground for everything else under the sun. Sometimes that space can become the black hole that you just toss items at when you're in a hurry to move on with other activities. Then Spring cleaning fever hits and you are determined to get the garage...
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Thinking Outside the Box with Creative Furniture
Posted on 08/18/2019
Thinking Outside the Box with Creative Furniture
Have you ever discovered you needed a piece of furniture that you can't readily find or your space requirements leave you with limited choices? Options still exist, and they can be a perfect match not only for your space but for your style as well. First, identify what you need Measure the available spot and height. Then, have...
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Advantages of Going Modular
Posted on 08/11/2019
Advantages of Going Modular
Building your own home can be a big undertaking, and when you're considering this option, as opposed to buying a finished house, you'll consider several factors like design features, cost to design, building quality and timeline. When it's completely said and done the numbers certainly add up, and you'll be looking at several additional months to a year...
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Thinking About Renting Versus Buying a Home
Posted on 08/04/2019
Thinking About Renting Versus Buying a Home
There are several ways to think about renting versus buying. Conventional wisdom might say that buying, and therefore owning, a home is always better. However, your situation may be different. Before you jump in the buying pool, consider how the costs might stack up for you. How to think about housing. Say that you are moving to a...
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8 Horseshoe Hill Road, Bethany, CT 06524 now has a new price of $424,900!
Posted on 08/01/2019
8 Horseshoe Hill Road, Bethany, CT 06524 now has a new price of $424,900!
Custom Colonial on cul-de-sac! Designed for comfort and entertaining, this 11-room home has low-maintenance features throughout, including professional landscaping, stamped concrete walk-ways, Trex decking, bamboo-look vinyl flooring, leaf-guard gutters, LED lighting, full house generator, on demand hot water, & surround sound in MBR and all gathering rooms, including screened in porch with outdoor kitchen! Enjoy your Formal Dining & Living Rooms, Eat-In Kitchen with professional gas range, grill and griddle, double wall ovens, new stainless steel refrigerator, custom cabinetry, large pantry & plenty of counter space! Go up the carpeted...
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Relocating to an Icy Climate
Posted on 07/28/2019
Relocating to an Icy Climate
Contrary to popular belief, not everyone likes to be in warm sunny weather all the time. For those, a move to a colder clime could be just the thing. However, moving is different than visiting, and you need to come prepared, or you just might freeze. Here is a starter list of useful tips to make your cold...
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What Types of Mortgages can you get?
Posted on 07/21/2019
What Types of Mortgages can you get?
Multiple options are available when it comes to real estate loans. Figuring out which one you need can be disconcerting, to say the least. So, if you’re new to the game, here’s a quick guide to help you along. Standard Mortgages: Conventional – Loans that fall within the FNMA/FHLMC (Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac) guidelines where the Federal government is...
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Find a Good Grocery in Your New City
Posted on 07/14/2019
Find a Good Grocery in Your New City
Changing locations is daunting. There are a plethora of exciting things to learn and do. One that might not be on your radar ahead of the move is finding a place to source your food. Most people have a favorite grocery store. You know, it's your go-to place because you know exactly where to find things. You get...
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8 Horseshoe Hill Road, Bethany, CT 06524 now has a new price of $449,900!
Posted on 07/09/2019
8 Horseshoe Hill Road, Bethany, CT 06524 now has a new price of $449,900!
Custom Colonial on cul-de-sac! Designed for comfort and entertaining, this 11-room home has low-maintenance features throughout, including professional landscaping, stamped concrete walk-ways, Trex decking, bamboo-look vinyl flooring, leaf-guard gutters, LED lighting, full house generator, on demand hot water, & surround sound in MBR and all gathering rooms, including screened in porch with outdoor kitchen! Enjoy your Formal Dining & Living Rooms, Eat-In Kitchen with professional gas range, grill and griddle, double wall ovens, new stainless steel refrigerator, custom cabinetry, large pantry & plenty of counter space! Go up the carpeted...
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Simple Organization Ideas for Your Kitchen
Posted on 07/07/2019
Simple Organization Ideas for Your Kitchen
Keeping a clean and reasonably organized kitchen is essential for those wanting to prepare food at home quickly. Finding your kitchen comfortable to work in and maintain will help keep you motivated to cook instead of caving to ordering in or going out to eat. It may seem simple, but many people just put things in different cupboards...
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